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Audi in China

AUDI AG is represented in China by a joint venture (FAW-Volkswagen) and a one hundred percent subsidiary, Audi China in Beijing.

Basic information

Audi in Beijing

Audi has been active in China since 1988 and since 2009, AUDI AG is represented in China by a one hundred percent subsidiary, Audi China in Beijing. The company has more than 600 employees and coordinates the business cooperation between AUDI AG, FAW Group, the Joint Venture FAW-Volkswagen, as well as the second partner SAIC. President of Audi China is Jürgen Unser.

Audi in Changchun

The production of automobiles by the joint venture FAW-Volkswagen in Changchun includes the four major areas of car manufacturing: press shop, body shop, paint shop and assembly. The plant currently produces the Audi A4 L, Audi A6 L, Audi A6 L e-tron, Audi Q3, Audi Q5 L. As such, China has become Audi’s largest single market worldwide.

Audi in Foshan

Since late 2013, Audi has operated a second local production site in China as part of a joint venture with Volkswagen and First Automotive Works (FAW). The Foshan production site is in the southwest province of Guangdong. Covering an area of 100 hectares, it is a complete production facility with press shop, body shop, paint shop and assembly plant.

Jürgen Unser - Biography

Press releases

  • 06/29/22

    Cornerstone laid in Changchun: Audi FAW NEV Company builds smart factory for e-models

    With the foundation of the Audi FAW NEV Company, Audi has set the course for made-in-China production of models based on the PPE (Premium Platform Electric) technology platform for the Chinese market. Work has now begun on the new production site in the northern Chinese metropolis of Changchun. With construction set to finish by the end of 2024, this will be the first automotive plant in China where only all-electric Audi models roll off the line. The factory is designed to produce more than 150,000 vehicles a year. All site processes will be networked, with Audi’s “Mission Zero” environmental program setting the guardrails for sustainable production.
  • 02/16/22

    New production site for electric models in China: Audi achieves milestone

    Audi is consistently focusing on the electrification of its model range in China as well. With the Audi FAW NEV Company Ltd., Audi is setting the course for expanding the local e-product portfolio, building a new plant for fully electric Audi models using the Premium Platform Electric (PPE). In recent months, the company jointly founded by Audi and its partner FAW has achieved a new milestone: After intense preparations and successful approval by the Chinese authorities, construction is set to begin on the new plant in Changchun. The site has a production capacity of more than 150,000 electric cars annually – moreover, production will be CO2 neutral and fully connected.
  • 01/19/22

    SAIC Audi opens the world’s largest Audi store in Shanghai

    Two floors and a total of 2,400 square meters (25,833 square feet): with the House of Progress (HoP) in Shanghai, SAIC Audi opened the biggest store of this kind in the world on January 1, 2022. As part of the dedication, the Chinese partner company presented the entire A7 L family: Along with the Audi A7 L 55 TFSI, which is being shipped starting in January, visitors were also able to experience the new Audi A7 L 45 TFSI and the concept cars Audi skysphere concept and Audi grandsphere concept.

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