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11/15/18
Beijing / Guangzhou
Volkswagen Group News

New Faces of Mobility: Volkswagen Group China drives forth rapid electrification and digitalization

  • Volkswagen Group China and its partners plan to invest more than 4 billion euros in 2019 to maintain the pace of transformation in terms of e-mobility, connectivity, mobility services, R&D capacity, efficient production processes and new products.
  • 30 new NEV models in China, 50 percent of them locally produced, will be introduced during the next two years and plans are moved forward to set up a public fast-charging network with high-power technology.
  • Mobility Asia builds highly intelligent connected services ecosystem, making cars more people-centred. Additional RMB 100 million committed to supporting programs that help broader Chinese society.
  • Prof. Dr. Heizmann: “For over 35 years, Volkswagen Group China has been a pioneer of individual mobility here in China. This success is our obligation to continue to provide advanced mobility solutions to our customers also today and beyond tomorrow.”

Under the headline “New Faces of Mobility”, Volkswagen Group China presented today at its Media Workshop an all-encompassing plan for e-mobility, advanced mobility solutions, autonomous driving, and a raft of exciting new products. On the eve of Guangzhou Auto Show the Group impressively demonstrated to nearly 300 media and business partners how it is shaping the new era of mobility. “When it comes to the future of mobility, Volkswagen Group China again wants to take the pioneering role as we did from the very start together with our Chinese partners,” said Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft as well as President and CEO of Volkswagen Group China.

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