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Toyota and FAW Restructure their Joint Company's Management Systems with the Aim of Sustainable Growth in China

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 6:06am

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 27, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - China FAW Group Co., Ltd. (FAW) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) will restructure their management systems with the aim of achieving sustainable growth in China.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Apr 27, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - China FAW Group Co., Ltd. (FAW) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) will restructure their management systems with the aim of achieving sustainable growth in China.
  • More specifically, the restructuring affects the following four companies within the FAW and Toyota joint enterprise: the body manufacturing affiliates Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (SFTM Chengdu) and SFTM Changchun Fengyue Co., Ltd. (SFTM Changchun), and the engine manufacturing affiliates Tianjin FAW Toyota Engine Co., Ltd. (TFTE) and FAW Toyota (Changchun) Engine Co., Ltd. (FTCE).
  • After discussions with FAW, we decided to reorganize our management systems with the goal of achieving lasting growth for FAW-Toyota."
  • Going forward, all Toyota enterprises in China will work together to make cars that provide its Chinese customers with happiness.

Volkswagen Chattanooga Ramps up Hiring Efforts to Recruit 600 New Production Team Members

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 9:41pm

Volkswagen Chattanooga today announced its goal of hiring up to 600 production employees over the next three months.

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  • Volkswagen Chattanooga today announced its goal of hiring up to 600 production employees over the next three months.
  • In addition to hiring approximately 600 new production employees, Volkswagen is continuing to convert production contractors to Volkswagen employees.
  • Volkswagen Chattanooga currently assembles the Volkswagen Passat, a midsize sedan, and the Volkswagen Atlas, a midsize sport utility vehicle.
  • In March 2018, Volkswagen Chattanooga was announced as the production home of a five-seat SUV, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Volkswagen and Aeris Announce Formation of Ventic

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 1:00pm

Ventic is jointly owned, with 51 percent split to Volkswagen and 49 percent to Aeris.

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  • Ventic is jointly owned, with 51 percent split to Volkswagen and 49 percent to Aeris.
  • Volkswagen is committed to connected vehicle technology, as we see a future where all cars are 100 percent connected at all times, said Abdallah Shanti, Global CIO, Volkswagen Brand, and Member of the Board, Ventic LLC.
  • Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is an operating unit of Volkswagen Group of America and a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, with headquarters in Herndon, Virginia.
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China Automotive Systems signs new contract with SAIC Maxus

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 11:00am

WUHAN, China, Sept. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Automotive Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAAS)("CAAS" or the "Company"),a leading power steering components and systems supplier inChina, today announced it has entered into a new supply contract with SAIC Maxus, an SUV and commercial vehicle subsidiary of SAIC Motor (formerly Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation).

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  • WUHAN, China, Sept. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Automotive Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAAS)("CAAS" or the "Company"),a leading power steering components and systems supplier inChina, today announced it has entered into a new supply contract with SAIC Maxus, an SUV and commercial vehicle subsidiary of SAIC Motor (formerly Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation).
  • SAIC is one of the largest auto makers in China with joint ventures with General Motors and Volkswagen.
  • Pursuant to the agreement, CAAS will become a Type A supplier to SAIC's Maxus' SV63 model starting in 2019.
  • Based in Hubei Province, the People's Republic of China, China Automotive Systems, Inc. is a leading supplier of power steering components and systems to the Chinese automotive industry, operating through eight Sino-foreign joint ventures.

Navitas Highlights Innovative GaNFast Technology at SAIC Volkswagen

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:00am

Navitas Semiconductor's innovative Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology team stood out from hundreds of competitors, and enjoyed technical discussions with automotive experts and engineers at the SAIC Volkswagen headquarters.

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  • Navitas Semiconductor's innovative Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology team stood out from hundreds of competitors, and enjoyed technical discussions with automotive experts and engineers at the SAIC Volkswagen headquarters.
  • Yingjie (Charles) ZHA, country manager of Navitas Semiconductor (China), said, "I am very grateful to SAIC Volkswagen and Shanghai Auto City for their invitation.
  • Through this event, Navitas had the opportunity to communicate with SAIC Volkswagen's technical experts on the development trends of new energy vehicles and showcase Navitas' GaNFast technology."
  • About SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd.:
    SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. ("SAIC Volkswagen") is a Sino-German joint venture and is a joint venture between SAIC and Volkswagen Group.

Volkswagen Group España Distribución Selects Cognizant for Digital Transformation Initiatives to Enhance Customer Experience and Business Processes

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 8:00am

TEANECK, New Jersey, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) has been selected by Volkswagen Group Espaa Distribucin in Spain to enhance customer and partner experience and improve business processes as part of a company-wide digital transformation program.

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  • TEANECK, New Jersey, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) has been selected by Volkswagen Group Espaa Distribucin in Spain to enhance customer and partner experience and improve business processes as part of a company-wide digital transformation program.
  • Barcelona-based Volkswagen Group Espaa Distribucin is the distributor of vehicles, customer care services, spare parts and accessories, as well as mobility solutions, for Volkswagen, Audi, KODA and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands.
  • The new platform willautomate and streamline fleet sales management processes and improve the customer contact center user experience.
  • Thomas continued, "The new single customer relationship management platform Cognizant implemented for Volkswagen Group Espaa Distribucin puts its teams in closer, more continuous contact with clients and partners.

Renesas Electronics and SAIC Volkswagen Unveil Joint Laboratory to Accelerate Development for China’s Automotive Market

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced it has established the Automotive Electronic Joint Laboratory with SAIC Volkswagen Automobile Co., (SVW).

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  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced it has established the Automotive Electronic Joint Laboratory with SAIC Volkswagen Automobile Co., (SVW).
  • The SAIC-Volkswagen-Renesas Joint Laboratory will accelerate research and development efforts to support emerging automotive electronics applications, starting with cockpit and vehicle control, for the Chinese automotive market.
  • The joint laboratory will combine Renesas advanced microcontrollers, system-on-chips and software expertise with SAIC Volkswagens development capabilities, supporting SAIC Volkswagen to develop next-generation automotive electronic platforms with software module development and system integration capabilities to meet the demands of the Chinese automotive electronics industry.
  • We are excited to partner with SAIC Volkswagen and combine our respective expertise areas to strengthen business with the Chinese market and further automotive design innovation, said Tomomitsu Maoka, Senior Vice President of Renesas Electronics Corporation and Chairman of Renesas Electronics China.

New Century Volkswagen offers a cure to the midweek blues with 15 percent off automotive service

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 1:01pm

New Century Volkswagen has a solution for those needing incentive to take their vehicles in for automotive services.

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  • New Century Volkswagen has a solution for those needing incentive to take their vehicles in for automotive services.
  • To receive the 15 percent midweek discount, visitors to the service center at New Century Volkswagen must present the coupon available at the dealership website , NewCentury VW.com.
  • The service discount cannot be combined with other discounts or offers or applied to previous services or repairs performed at New Century Volkswagen.
  • New Century Volkswagen is a full-service dealership that specializes in new Volkswagen models and pre-owned vehicles from a variety of automakers.