After 20 years of successful team-work a Volkswagen Group and a Chinese corner try partner First Automotive Works (FAW) are fluctuating their benefaction partnership for a serve 25 years, until a year 2041. In addition, a Volkswagen Group and a Chinese corner try partner SAIC are investing in a Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW) proof belligerent in Xinjiang province, western China. Both agreements were sealed in Berlin currently in a participation of Li Keqiang, Premier of a People’s Republic of China, Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of a Federal Republic of Germany, and Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft. A corner chit resolved with a Chinese Ministry of Education concerning team-work in a margin of vocational training was already sealed yesterday in Wolfsburg.
Based on today’s extended cooperation, Volkswagen and FAW will be means to significantly enhance existent investigate and growth activities in China and pierce into new business areas in a entrance years, above all in a margin of choice expostulate technologies. The agreement was sealed by Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft with shortcoming for China and President and CEO of Volkswagen Group China, and Xu Jianyi, Chairman of a FAW Group. Back in Jul of this year, Volkswagen and FAW concluded to enhance their prolongation ability by building twin new plants in Qingdao and Tianjin.
“Together with a clever partners Volkswagen is focusing on innovation, eco-friendly technologies and excellently lerned employees in China. Today’s agreements pave a approach for a tolerable growth of China’s automotive courtesy and for a Volkswagen Group and a corner ventures to advantage from growth”, Winterkorn underscored during a signing ceremony.
Volkswagen is serve expanding a activities in western China – and is fasten adult with a Chinese corner try partner SAIC to deposit some €100 million in a new proof belligerent in a Xinjiang segment to exam models from Shanghai Volkswagen. The trickery will be built to a south easterly of a Urumqi plant consecrated in Aug 2013. Heizmann and Chen Zhixin, President of SAIC Motor Corporation, also sealed a corner agreement to this outcome today.
“Our success in China would not have been probable but a long-standing Chinese corner try partnerships”, Heizmann commented. “We are resolutely assured a extended team-work with FAW we sealed currently reinforces a glorious vital position going forward. We will be introducing a newest contrast methods in China during a new proof ground, and will be profitable really tighten courtesy to a suitable training for a employees. This is transparent testimony of Volkswagen’s joining to a Chinese market.”
As Prof. Dr. Horst Neumann, Member of a Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft with shortcoming for Human Resources, Organization and IT, underscored: “Dual vocational training along a lines of a complement Volkswagen has implemented roughly all over a universe closely links speculation and use and ensures that immature employees acquire a high customary of dilettante skills. That is because we wish to inspire even some-more aloft vocational preparation institutions in China to dedicate to twin vocational training.” Together with Prof. Guiren Yuan, a Chinese Minister of Education, Neumann sealed on Thursday in Wolfsburg a chit on team-work in a margin of vocational training in that a Volkswagen Group and a Chinese supervision commence to enhance a twin vocational training complement in China. Plans embody 9 centers of cunning for clergyman training and for training programs that closely couple speculation and use in line with a German vocational training principle. These educational comforts will specialize in tooling, automation technology, bodyshell record and automotive record as good as pedagogy. The initial centers have already been set adult in Changchun and Yizheng.
The Volkswagen Group is one of a many successful companies in a Chinese car industry. Together with a corner try partners SAIC and FAW, a Volkswagen Group builds models from a Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi and ŠKODA brands for a Chinese market. Vehicle prolongation includes engines and components made locally by a Group and a partners. In total, a Volkswagen Group has a participation during 17 prolongation locations in China comprising 8 car sites and 9 member sites. Shanghai Volkswagen has already announced a building of a new bureau in Changsha to enhance car prolongation capacity. Furthermore, FAW-Volkswagen is to erect twin new prolongation plants in Qingdao and Tianjin.
In a initial 3 buliding of this year, Volkswagen Group China together with a Chinese corner ventures Shanghai Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen delivered some-more than 2.7 million vehicles, an boost of 15.2 percent on a allied prior-year period.