Tuesday, March 29, 2011

STAR ONLINE: VW to make Pekan regional hub, plans to make 30,000 vehicles by 2018

WOLFSBURG (GERMANY): DRB-HICOM Bhd's tie-up with German automotive giant Volkswagen AG (VW) to manufacture VW cars at the former's plant in Pekan, Pahang is expected to create 800 new jobs within the next two years.

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, who met representatives from VW AG here on Monday, said the German car company expected to produce more than 30,000 (VW) vehicles at the plant by 2018.

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