SHANGHAI — Some 21 technicians from Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. are spending three years learning computer-enhanced design and development at the Volkswagen AG parent company in Germany. This is the first time that Chinese technicians will be working on the design and development of new car models abroad, an unusual step on the part of VW, which used to keep the process secret. Huang Jirong, manager of personnel training at Shanghai VW, says he believes VW's opening up of ...

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