FAW-Volkswagen Audi Q plant goes operational

Source:Xinhua Published: 2018/3/30 14:27:03

Two Audi Q vehicles are shown at FAW-Volkswagen's new Audi Q plant in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, March 29, 2018. FAW-Volkswagen launched a new Audi Q plant here on Thursday. The new plant is designed with an annual production capacity of 150,000 Audi Q range vehicles. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)

The FAW-Volkswagen Audi Q plant in Changchun city, northeast China's Jilin Province, went into operation Thursday.

The plant, with an investment of 6.4 billion yuan (about 1 billion US dollars), is designed to have a capacity of 150,000 units a year and is dedicated to the manufacture of high-end Audi Q models.

The plant is projected to generate an output value of 160 billion yuan a year.

The plant has 510 robots at its welding and painting workshops.

A record 595,288 Audi vehicles were sold in China last year, up 1.1 percent year on year. The Sino-German auto joint venture FAW-Volkswagen Automotive plans to roll out 16 new Audi models in China this year.


This photo taken on March 29, 2018 shows a production line equipped with welding robots at FAW-Volkswagen's new Audi Q plant in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province. FAW-Volkswagen launched a new Audi Q plant here on Thursday. The new plant is designed with an annual production capacity of 150,000 Audi Q range vehicles. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)


 

This aerial photo taken on March 29, 2018 shows FAW-Volkswagen's new Audi Q plant in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province. FAW-Volkswagen launched a new Audi Q plant here on Thursday. The new plant is designed with an annual production capacity of 150,000 Audi Q range vehicles. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)


 

Workers carry out welding production at FAW-Volkswagen's new Audi Q plant in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, March 29, 2018. FAW-Volkswagen launched a new Audi Q plant here on Thursday. The new plant is designed with an annual production capacity of 150,000 Audi Q range vehicles. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)


 

 

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