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Volkswagen launches model offensive in China

Volkswagen Group China CEO Wöllenstein
  • Volkswagen Group China will launch 8 SUV this year.
  • In Shanghai the Volkswagen Brand presented 5 new SUV – four of them as world premieres.
  • Share of SUV is expected to double up to 40 per cent until 2020.
  • Volkswagen Group China CEO Wöllenstein: „We want to realize the potential of the SUV segment, in the traditional part as well as the e-mobiliy sector. We expect a revitalization of the Chinese market especially because the sales tax was lowered.”

Volkswagen plans an extensive model offensive in China. The brand will have doubled its SUV range by 2020. Volkswagen announced during the Auto Shanghai 2019, that the share of SUVs is expected to rise to up to 40 per cent. It is targeting the tradiotional part as well as the growing e-mobility sector. The Volkswagen brand presented five new SUV, four of them as world premieres. SAIC VOLKSWAGEN showed the T-Cross and the soon to be launched Teramont X, FAW-VW the SUV Coupé Concept and SMV Concept. Besides the four models of the joint ventures the latest member of the ID. Family celebrated its world premiere: the ID. ROOMZZ.

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