23 Jun '18, 3pm

#Volkswagen Group: #Foshan Plant Phase II mega-factory key for China; strengthening #e-mobility strategy

Through the completion of the Foshan Plant Phase II, Volkswagen Group’s Foshan production site’s capacity will double from 300,000 to 600,000 cars annually. The first SUV-model of the Volkswagen brand built by FAW-Volkswagen—the T-Roc—successfully rolled off the line in April this year. Together with the Audi Q2L, which will also start production this year, T-Roc is a vital building block in the fast growing SUV segment in China. Moreover, among the new FAW-Volkswagen factories in Qingdao and Tianjin, Foshan will play a key part in the Group’s Roadmap E strategy. Vehicles currently produced on the MQB platform will soon be electrified. By 2020, the MEB architecture will be introduced to the production line, alongside the production of MEB battery systems, which will also be located in Foshan. The newest electric models with the latest technologies of Volkswagen and Audi wi...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/06/20180623-foshan.html

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