Volkswagen (NASDAQOTH:VWAGY) is a powerhouse in China. It's VW brand sells more than any other brand, and the company's overall sales are second only to market leader General Motors (NYSE:GM) -- and VW already makes more money in China than GM.

But lately, VW's growth in China hasn't been keeping up with the overall market. In this video, contributor John Rosevear looks at VW's latest sales numbers -- and at some of the factors that could be putting a damper on the German giant's growth plans.

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