Formally established on February 6, 1991, FAW-VW Automobile Co., Ltd. is a major passenger sedan joint-venture of FAW Group Corporation and Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, and Volkswagen Automobile (China) Investment Co., Ltd. It is China’s first modern passenger sedan industrial base of considerable economic scale. Through years of development, FAW-VW has set up two large production bases in Changchun and Chengdu, including No. 1 sedan factory, No. 2 sedan factory, and No. 3 sedan factory (Chengdu branch), and an engine actuator factory. The Changchun base, located in southwest of Changchun, China, covers a land area of 1.82 million square meters and has annual production capacity of 660,000 cars. The Chengdu base, located at the Chengdu Economic and Technical Development Zone, southeast of Chengdu City, covers a land area of 813,000 square meters. The base started construction on May 8, 2009, with production capacity of 150,000 cars for phase I.
FAW-VW adopts advanced technologies and equipment to manufacture two of the world’s most famous brands – Volkswagen and Audi. The Jetta, Bora, Golf, Caddy, Sagitar, Audi A4L, Audi Q5, and Audi A6L series sedans are deeply favored by a wide range of consumers. In 2009, the company put two new types of sedans to the market: Audi Q5 and Golf A6. FAW-VW has become a matured A, B, C full range of passenger cars manufacturing base in China. As of the end of 2009, the sales volume of passenger cars had surpassed 3 million so that the company firmly took a leading place in the Chinese passenger car market by sales volume and output. The company has been acknowledged by the Ministry of Commerce as a “Technologically-advanced Enterprise”. The National Bureau of Statistics of China had bestowed the company with the honor of “China’s Outstanding Automotive Manufacturing Enterprise”, and the National Mechanical Industry Bureau awarded the company the first prize for being a “Major Contributor to the Promotion of Improvements in Science and Technologies”.
FAW-VW officially passed the ISO 9001 Quality System Certification in 1998 and the ISO9001:2002 standard certification and the ISO14001 environmental control certification in 2002. Furthermore, the company was awarded VDA6.1 supplemental certificate by TüV Group of Germany on March 20, 2004. The company’s products also received the Chinese environmental certificates on January 2006.
FAW-VW actively participates in social welfare activities with the theme of “energy saving, safety, and environmental protection”, and the Olympic public activities, takes “creating green factories to manufacture environmentally-friendly cars” as its responsibility, and spends tens of millions of RMB in the environmental protection annually. FAW-VW has brought along the development of parts manufacturers and logistics derivate service companies in its own continuous development, been widely recognized by all sectors of the society with the image of activity and full of social responsibility, and become the most trusted automobile manufacturer in the public in China.
In 2009, FAW-VW manufactured 669,999 sedans, including 527,662 Volkswagen-branded sedans and 142,337 Audi-branded sedans. Annual sales volume of complete sedans hit 682,374, including 540,007 Volkswagen-branded sedans and 142,367 Audi-branded sedans.
Currently, the number of formal employees hit 12,331, including 11,653 ones in the Changchun factory and 678 ones in the Chengdu factory. The company has paid taxes of up to RMB 84.5 billion to the Chinese government.
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