On April 22, Jing Junhai, Party chief of Jilin province and Han Jun, deputy secretary of the CPC Jilin Provincial Committee and governor of the province, met with An Shihao, president of Audi China and his entourage in Changchun.
Jing Junhai pointed out that based on more than 30 years of successful cooperation, Jilin and Audi have further deepened connection and pragmatic cooperation and have made positive progress in the FAW new energy project with joint efforts. Automobile industry is an important field of China-Germany cooperation, Jing said, adding that Jilin will respond to the development trend of electric, intelligent, internet-based and shared automobile industry, focus on fostering and strengthening the modern new-type automobile and auto parts industries, support Changchun to become a world-class international auto city, encourage FAW to develop itself into a world-class automobile enterprise and create growth poles and support points for the high-quality development of Jilin. He said that hopefully, Audi and FAW will thoroughly implement the consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, further deepen communication and cooperation, speed up the construction of FAW new energy project and work together to become a successful model of China-Germany cooperation in the automobile industry and of mutual benefit between the two countries.
An Shihao thanked the Jilin provincial Party committee and government for the strong support for FAW new energy project. He expressed confidence that with the joint efforts of Audi and FAW, the FAW new energy project will be put into operation in Changchun as soon as possible.