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COMPONENTS AND POWERTRAIN PLANTS

Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Dalian) Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Dalian) Co., Ltd. (VWATD) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group in China. The VWATD production site covers 170,000 square meters and employs roughly 2,000 people. The history of the transmission plant began with its groundbreaking ceremony at the end of 2007. In March of 2010, the first phase was put into operation. Phases II and III took up production in March and April of 2012. The total annual capacity to date has reached 900,000 units. VWATD's main product is a double clutch automatic transmission which incorporates the latest Volkswagen technology. With its combined advantages of manual and automatic transmissions, the DSG ensures improved fuel efficiency and economy for more sustainable driving as well as smooth gear changes and easy operation for enhanced driving pleasure.



Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin Co., Ltd. (VWATJ) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group China, specified as Volkswagen China Investment Co. in Beijing. As all Volkswagen Group Companies, which are producing high-technology products, Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin Co., Ltd. sets the standards for the most modern and innovative automatic transmissions products in the world.Starting from 2014, Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin Co., Ltd. is scheduled to launch in the next years, three products which are all setting new levels for the car manufacturing customers in terms of quality and driving comfort. As a Volkswagen Group internal supplier we are committed to the highest production standards to achieve a sustainable and most effective use of all resources.

Furthermore, we are not only intended to go ahead in terms of products, our target is also to be one of the top employers in the market and to build up a top team which is characterized by excellence in terms of motivation, success, integrity and expertise. To become the leading car company in the world, Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin Co., Ltd. was established to continuously support the success and the growth of the Volkswagen Car manufacturers in China, such as SAIC VOLKSWAGEN and FAW-VW by supplying excellent transmissions.



Volkswagen FAW Platform Parts Co., Ltd. Changchun Plant

Volkswagen FAW Platform Parts Co., Ltd. was established in July 2004.

The company headquarters and Changchun branch are located at No. 3999, Guanggu Street, CHIDA, Changchun, in Jilin Province. The company covers an area of 148,800m². The first phase of the company was completed and put into production in 2005 with a construction area of 36,000m². The IHU-Workshop was completed as the second phase and put into production in 2013, with a construction area of 3,100m². Changchun Branch mainly supplies chassis parts for FAW-Volkswagen and SAIC. At present, more than 97% is for FAW- Volkswagen. There are about 750 workers here.

The production process is mainly IHU, welding, painting and assembly. The materials will be from logistic material entrance to welding, painting, assembly and then to logistic material JIS area, which meets customer supply requirements.

The car models Audi A4L, Magotan, CC, Bora, Audi A6L (inc. PHEV) and the new projects T-Cross, C-Bev are produced in Changchun Branch, not only 2-weel-driving but also 4-weel-driving. The machines for new projects are highly automatic and productive.

The main products are car front axle, rear axle, corneal block, brake pedal, clutch pedal, IHU pipe and other important automotive chassis components. To meet the market demand, the company has been developing itself since its establishment. The company has successfully introduced the SAP management system and passed the IATF16949 quality system certification and ISO14001 environmental system certification.



Volkswagen FAW Platform Parts Co., Ltd. Chengdu Plant

Volkswagen FAW Platform Co., Ltd. Chengdu Branch is located in Economic District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, in the Fawer Industrial Park. It was completed and put into operation in 2011 with a construction area of 17,373 m2. Chengdu Branch provides chassis parts and components mainly for FAW-VW Chengdu No. 3 Factory.

The production process is mainly welding, painting and assembly. The materials will be from logistic material entrance to welding, painting, assembly and then to logistic material JIS area, which meets customer supply requirements.

The car models Jetta and Sagittar are produced in Chengdu Branch.

The main products are car front axle, rear axle, and corneal block. To meet the market demand, the company has been developing itself since its establishment. The company has successfully introduced the SAP management system and passed the IATF16949 quality system certification and ISO14001 environmental system certification.



Volkswagen FAW Platform Co., Ltd. Foshan plant

Volkswagen FAW Platform Co., Ltd. Foshan plant is located in No. 4 Yuezhong West Road, Shishan Town, Nanhai District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, in the FAW-VW Industrial Park. It was completed and put into operation in 2013 with a construction area of 24,000 m2. Foshan Branch provides chassis parts and components mainly for FAW-VW Foshan No. 4 Factory.

The main products are car front axle module, rear axle module, left/right front suspension module and other key chassis components. The factory workshop involves four core processes: welding, machining, painting and assembly, and owns 76 welding robots. In order to meet the needs of the market, the company has been pursuing self-development since its establishment. It has successfully imported SAP enterprise management system and passed TS16949 quality system certification and ISO14001 environmental system certification.

In Week 36, 2013, Golf A7 project was put into production on time. Despite the initial difficulties, by the end of 2013, we had produced nearly 6500 chassis, which was highly praised by our customer.

In 2014, two new products had start of Production (SOP), Audi A3 SB in week 6, 2014 and Audi A3 Limousine in week 23, 2014. With the efforts of all employees and the supports of headquarter and FAW-VW customers, we immediately produced 221,000 chassis in the first year.

In the 11th week of 2016, our platform welcomed the fourth product, Golf Sportsvan, on time. In CW13 and CW37 2018, T-ROC and Audi Q2 had their SOP on schedule, and the production and quality are improved steadily. In CW46/2018, we successfully exported a batch of 2400 pieces rear axle to Europe.

At present, the plant has formed the daily module capacity of 2080 pieces. At the same time supplies for two phases of FAW-VW Foshan. The annual production volume of Foshan factory increased to 365,000 in 2018, an increase of more than 25% over the previous year. In 2018, the company has 478 employees in average and 65 employees with bachelor degree or above. The turnover rate is low and the staff stability is high.



Volkswagen FAW Platform Co., Ltd. Tianjin Branch

The Tianjin plant is the fourth site of production of Volkswagen FAW Platform Co., Ltd. After the Changchun, Chengdu and Foshan factories, providing chassis assembly for FAW-Volkswagen. The Tianjin plant plans to produce 1,473 units per day, with an annual output of 350,000 units. It mainly produces two chassis models, A-SUV and Audi Q3NF, covering two-wheel driven and four-wheel driven chassis products. The factory has a total of 350 employees and is a new factory with high automation and high productivity.

The Tianjin plant is located in the center of the Tianjin Teda Economic Zone Supplier Park, adjacent to the FAW-Volkswagen Automobile plant Tianjin, which is about 500 meters away.

The total area of Tianjin factory is 60,000 square meters. At present, the building area is 32,000 square meters, of which 25,000 square meters are occupied by factory buildings and 7,000 square meters are occupied by office buildings and auxiliary buildings. The remaining area of 18,000 square meters can be used in the second phase of plant expansion.

The Factory covers welding, painting and assembly processes. Logistics entrance area and output area covers an area of 3700 square meters. The logistics delivery area has a Just in Sequence (JIS) ordered area to meet customer supply requirements.

Construction of the plant began in October 2016. The construction land used to be the reed growing area. In order to ensure the ground bearing capacity, the foundation piling depth of the whole factory building is 26 meters. Through the close cooperation of the construction company and the platform team, the building work is quickly completed in one year. In November 2017, factories and office buildings were eligible for relocation, and the first VFF chassis assembly was successfully assembled. The Tianjin Plant was officially put into operation in KW23 in 2018.



Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd. is a German-Chinese joint venture company established by Volkswagen (China) Investment Company Ltd. (with shares of 60%) and FAW Group Corporation (with shares of 40%).

The company is headquartered in the Economic and Technological Development Zone in the beautiful coastal city of Dalian, occupying an area of nearly 200,000 square meters. For the production of the EA888 turbocharged direct injection petrol engine, which matches multiple Volkswagen and Audi models under FAW-Volkswagen, it was completed and put into production in 2007.

A new factory was built in Changchun to meet the growing market demand. The new facility was formally put into production in August 2013.



Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established on Oct. 29, 2001. As the first powertrain producing joint venture of Volkswagen Group in China, the corporation was invested by Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. and FAW Car Company Ltd. by Shares.

On April 15, 2002 the company machines and equipments were installed and adjusted, and at the end of that year the products were begun to manufacture. On Jan. 28, 2003 the MQ200 manual gearboxes were supplied to customers. In December 2005, gearboxes were exported to Europe. Nowadays the customers in China are SAIC VOLKSWAGEN, FAW Car and the products are made for cars such as Polo, Fabia, Lavida, Touran, Octavia, Yeti, Rapid, New Santana etc. From the end of 2011, the capacity of Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. arrived above 500,000 gearboxes yearly. On April 29, 2014, the 3,000,000th gearbox was produced.



SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Powertrain co., Ltd.

SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Powertrain Co., Ltd. was established on 29th Apr. 2005 with registered capital of 1.5 billion RMB, is a joint venture specialized in engine manufacturing co-founded by Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. and SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Powertrain Co., Ltd. (VWPT) is one of the most modern engine-manufacturers with advanced processes and technology in the world. VWPT locates in the north section of Shanghai Jiading Industrial Zone, covering an area of 298,500 m2 with an investment of 2.3 billion RMB and annual production capacity of 300,000 engines in the first phase. The second phase of the project, which is launched in 2009, increased the production capacity to 600,000 engines per year. The third phase of the project is launched in 2011 and went into production in 2013. The annual production capacity now reaches 1,600,000 engines. The number of employees is about 2,300.

Currently VWPT produces the most advanced EA111 gasoline engines of Volkswagen with variants 1.4l, 1.6l MPI and 1.4 TSI engines. The engines are assembled to Polo, Lavida, Turan, Tiguan and Skoda Fabia, Skoda Octavia, Skoda Superb of SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Automotive Co. Ltd. In 2013 VWPT began to produce EA211 engines. Compared with EA111, EA211 engine will be an upgraded product with lower fuel consumption, better environmental protection, lighter weight and more advanced technology. Using mature technology of MPI engines of Volkswagen and aluminum cylinder block, modular cylinder cover, EA211 engine reduces its weight by 14kg and CO2-emission by 9.6g per km. As a symbol of the highest level of reliability and quality assurance of Volkswagen, EA211 engine will bring all customers the real harmony of driving pleasure and fuel efficiency.



Sitech Dongchang Automotive Seating Technology Limited

Sitech Dongchang Automotive Seating Technology Ltd. was established at Shanghai Baoshan Urban Industrial Park in June 2004. It was jointly established by Sitech Sitztechnik GmbH, Germany, Shanghai Dongchang Auto Parts Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Etern Investment Co., Ltd. The total investment amounts to 150,000,000RMB.

The company is located at Baoshan Unban Industrial Park. The factory extends to over 41,000 square meters. Highly specialized R& D engineers and technicians account for ca. 20% of the total personnel. The company adopts a state-of-the-art patter of management, combining the management strategies of Sitech Germany and Chinese shareholders. Our major customers are car manufacturers, such as Shanghai Volkswagen. Our core business consists of complete seats, seatframes and components for passenger vehicles.

Sitech Dongchang Automotive Seating Technology Ltd. is certified according to TS 16949 and CCC, and follows the principles of " Innovation , Excellence and Harmony ", in order to be a liable, capable and proactive partner to our customers.

The company has won the certification for the A grade supplier of SVW in June 2009 and has been rated as the technology center of Baoshan District and the High-tech enterprise of Shanghai.