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Volkswagen Commences Operations at First Wholly Owned Battery Pack Plant in China

Updated: Jan 5

Volkswagen has officially started operating its first fully owned battery pack production plant in Hefei City, the capital of China's Anhui province.

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Credit: REUTERS

The local government of Hefei confirmed the news, stating that Volkswagen Anhui will also begin mass-producing pure electric models based on the MEB platform by the end of 2023. The total investment in the battery pack plant amounts to 1.5 billion yuan ($208.01 million).


This move by Volkswagen signifies its commitment to expanding its presence in the electric vehicle (EV) market in China, which is the world's largest EV market.


By establishing a wholly owned battery pack plant, Volkswagen aims to enhance its production capabilities and meet the growing demand for electric vehicles in the region.

 
  • Volkswagen has started operating its first wholly owned battery pack production plant in Hefei, China.

  • The plant will enable Volkswagen to mass-produce pure electric models based on the MEB platform.

  • The total investment in the battery pack plant amounts to 1.5 billion yuan.

Source: REUTERS

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