FRANKFURT, May 26 (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen said on Thursday an engine plant it is building in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian will begin production in 2007. The first phase of the plant, which is being built with Chinese vehicle maker and partner First Automotive Works, will need investment of 150 million euros ($188.5 million) and will have capacity for 150,000 engines a year. The plant will eventually employ 700 staff, Volkswagen said.
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Volkswagen China plant to start production in 2007" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642