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Columns From: Automotive Production Gary S. Vasilash.

Posted on: 3/27/2014

Quick: is the best-selling passenger car in China at least as of the results for this January, which is the most-recent I have as this is being

Something, perhaps, from Great Wall or BYD?


How a product of Chery, Haval or

Wrong again.

Turns out the passenger car in China, according to LMC (lmc-auto.com ) is the Volkswagen Lavida. It is in the top by a considerable margin over place, the Buick Excelle. to LMC, there were Lavidas sold in China in There were 34,176 moved (there are two variants, a that is like the Opel and a sedan, like the Verano). The VW also adorns the hood of the selling passenger vehicle: the Santana, at 27,770 units.

To give you some sense as to how big numbers are for Volkswagen the 61,568, and the sum of the two, 89,338 know in January, Volkswagen of America total sales of 23,494 That 23,494 includes of the Golf, Jetta, Beetle, Passat Sedan, CC, Tiguan, and Routan. And that 89,338 is than twice the number of sold in Germany in January, was 41,400. That’s just two

Also notable about the in China are the top brands. Again, one think that, yes, is on the top of the list and it is, with a dominant of the market and that Buick be right up there, too, and it is, in the spot of top brands in terms of

According to LMC Automotive, the top 10 brands in (again, as of January) are: Hyundai, Buick, Toyota, Chevrolet, Nissan, Kia, and Changan. The last-named may not be familiar to but know that the Chinese has 11 assembly plants in China and two plants. It has also established RD in key global locations, including Italy, Yokohama, Japan, UK, and Plymouth, Michigan yes, five miles away where this is being

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Now let’s take a look at the top 10 car manufacturers in China: Shanghai VW, General Motors, FAW VW, Beijing Changan Ford, Great Motors, Dongfeng Peugeot Dongfeng Yueda Kia, Nissan, and Changan. Volkswagen, GM, Peugeot Citroen, Kia and Nissan are all in manufacturing with partners, and one can assume that the manufacturing and processes that they are there are up to global standards.

How quickly things are developing in the market can be assessed by considering Wall. The company was established in It claims that it is now the largest SUV and manufacturer in China (and it passenger cars, as well), and as of September 2013, it had 48.279 Yuan in assets, or $7.8-billion It has a goal of the ability to produce units and to sell 1.3-million by 2015. Its guiding philosophy: little by little every Which sounds a whole lot kaizen. Which has been a successful approach in this to put it mildly.

There is undoubtedly a growing for cars in China, which to keep the Chinese domestic manufacturers busy for quite time. That is, according to from the World Bank, are 58 motor vehicles per 1,000 in China, with “motor including cars, buses and vehicles, but not two-wheelers. That China one ahead of Nicaragua, is at 57. The number of motor vehicles per people in the U.S. is 797. to the CIA World Fact Book, the population in China as of July is 1,349,585,838. The U.S. 316,438,601. there is a whole lot of upside for automotive manufacturers.

But anyone who that at some point manufacturers won’t start West, or that the Western with facilities in China start doing some exporting in order to gain margins elsewhere in the world, is to be in some serious competitive

*In 2013, Buick sold vehicles in China. It sold in the U.S. It should be pointed out GM has 12 joint ventures in China and two owned foreign enterprises. It has than 58,000 employees in and sells vehicles under the Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Jiefang, Opel, and Wuling. for 2013, GM sold 3,160,374 in China, 2,786,078 in the U.S. And people thought that GM CEO Rick Wagoner was focusing too on China?

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