Driving in the blazing hot sun to get their car serviced might be the last thing people want to do over the hot summer.
The all-new sedan that recently arrived as an import has a wheelbase of 3050 mm, 150 mm longer than the standard model, and is only available in China to meet local demand for roomier cars.
Volkswagen started pre-sale in China during of its iconic all-new Beetle during the 16th Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao International Auto Show that runs from June 7 to 12.
Volkswagen Group China and its two local joint ventures announced last week that they will extend the warranty of the direct shift gearbox (DSG) to 10 years or 160,000 km.
The new Audi Q3 crossover may make its official Chinese market debut next month. The imported Q3 is expected to be priced above the domestically manufactured Q5.
Chinese automaker Youngman had quit the negotiation on purchasing the Saab with its bankruptcy administrators, a Swedish newspaper reported.
The number of domestic automobile dealer groups with revenue of above 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) rose quickly last year, an indication of further consolidation in the industry.
The Chinese vehicle market's return to single-digit growth after a boom of more than two years is posing difficulties for domestic automakers.
The brand concept of Audi AG, Vorsprung durch Technick - or Progress through Technology - was again demonstrated by its product display at the 10-day Beijing Auto Show.
Chinese and global carmakers debuted their latest car models at the World Debuts at Auto China 2012 on Monday. A total of 120 new models are being displayed for the first time around the world.
Foreign and domestic automakers are showcasing a record 1,125 models at the Beijing Auto Show. Some 120 vehicles are making their global premieres.
On April 15, 2012, F1 fans were thrilled as young racing sensation Nico Rosberg took the first pole position and made his debut victory at the Formula One China Grand Prix in Shanghai.
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