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Components and Powertrain Plants

Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Dalian) Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Dalian) Co., Ltd. (VWATD) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group in China.

VWATD products are geared at various popular domestic car models of the Volkswagen, Audi and Škoda brands. The main product is the 7-speed dual clutch transmission DSG DQ200 which combines the advantages of manual and automatic shifting, creating a highly efficient bundle of economy, performance, smooth handling and driving pleasure. VWATD further produces the AVS cam shaft, a driving component of the newest generation EA888 engine that fuses maximum driving comfort with optimized fuel consumption.

Since the groundbreaking ceremony at the end of 2007, the plant has grown very strong. On 20th November 2020, VWATD staff proudly celebrated the 8 millionth transmissions. On 15th June 2020, the 5 million AVS camshaft went offline.

In line with the comprehensive global Volkswagen sustainability program “Zero Impact Factory”, VWATD is built upon, operated and managed by the highest ecological standards. Furthermore, VWATD not only intends to be leading in technology, awarded “Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute for consecutive years, we also target to build up a top team which is characterized by excellence in terms of motivation, success, transparency and expertise.  


Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen Automatic Transmission (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. (VWATJ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, is the company’s largest green-field transmission producer in China, with two plants, seven transmission products and over 4,600 employees working across a 761.000㎡ footprint.

Our main customers in the Chinese market are SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-VOLKSWAGEN. We create motion for the future - and aim to develop and innovative, premium quality transmissions, electric drives and automotive components. In addition, we ensure an advanced, smart workplace for our highly qualified employees, take responsibility for protecting the environment, society and our people, and add value for our stakeholders through rigorous compliance and integrity, exciting customers with our excellent products.

We have provided high-quality DSG transmissions for millions of Volkswagen Group China’s domestically produced vehicles since 2014, and have already become a key player in this technology. We continue to advance with high quality and technical standards to maintain momentum in the China market. VWATJ currently has 4 dual clutch transmissions and 3 NEV products in production, 3 of which are CO2 optimized transmissions.

In 2019, local production of the DQ400e Hybrid transmission and APP290 e-drive helps Volkswagen Group China take a solid step forward in the electric vehicle market. In 2020, local production of APP310 e-drive, powering MEB platform models, marks further strengthening of Volkswagen Group’s e-mobility strategy in China.

VWATJ not only intends to lead in technology; awarded “Top Employer” by the Top Employers Institute for consecutive years, we also target to build up a top team characterized by excellence in terms of motivation, success, transparency and expertise. VWATJ offers talent a fast-growing, diverse and rewarding work environment. In the pursuit of excellence, team members have a broad scope of opportunity to achieve continued development.

Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established on Oct. 29, 2001. As the first powertrain producing joint venture of Volkswagen Group in China, the corporation was invested by Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. and FAW Car Company Ltd. by Shares.

On April 15, 2002 the company machines and equipments were installed and adjusted, and at the end of that year the products were begun to manufacture. On Jan. 28, 2003 the MQ200 manual gearboxes were supplied to customers. In December 2005, gearboxes were exported to Europe. Nowadays the customers in China are SAIC VOLKSWAGEN, FAW Car and the products are made for cars such as Polo, Fabia, Lavida, Touran, Octavia, Yeti, Rapid, New Santana etc. From the end of 2011, the capacity of Volkswagen Transmission (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. arrived above 500,000 gearboxes yearly. On April 29, 2014, the 3,000,000th gearbox was produced.

SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Powertrain co., Ltd.

SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Powertrain Co., Ltd. was established on 29th Apr. 2005 with registered capital of 1.5 billion RMB, is a joint venture specialized in engine manufacturing co-founded by Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. and SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Powertrain Co., Ltd. (VWPT) is one of the most modern engine-manufacturers with advanced processes and technology in the world. VWPT locates in the north section of Shanghai Jiading Industrial Zone, covering an area of 298,500 m2 with an investment of 2.3 billion RMB and annual production capacity of 300,000 engines in the first phase. The second phase of the project, which is launched in 2009, increased the production capacity to 600,000 engines per year. The third phase of the project is launched in 2011 and went into production in 2013. The annual production capacity now reaches 1,600,000 engines. The number of employees is about 2,300.

Currently VWPT produces the most advanced EA111 gasoline engines of Volkswagen with variants 1.4l, 1.6l MPI and 1.4 TSI engines. The engines are assembled to Polo, Lavida, Turan, Tiguan and Skoda Fabia, Skoda Octavia, Skoda Superb of SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Automotive Co. Ltd. In 2013 VWPT began to produce EA211 engines. Compared with EA111, EA211 engine will be an upgraded product with lower fuel consumption, better environmental protection, lighter weight and more advanced technology. Using mature technology of MPI engines of Volkswagen and aluminum cylinder block, modular cylinder cover, EA211 engine reduces its weight by 14kg and CO2-emission by 9.6g per km. As a symbol of the highest level of reliability and quality assurance of Volkswagen, EA211 engine will bring all customers the real harmony of driving pleasure and fuel efficiency.

Sitech Dongchang Automotive Seating Technology Limited

Sitech Dongchang Automotive Seating Technology Ltd. was established at Shanghai Baoshan Urban Industrial Park in June 2004. It was jointly established by Sitech Sitztechnik GmbH, Germany, Shanghai Dongchang Auto Parts Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Etern Investment Co., Ltd. The total investment amounts to 150,000,000RMB.

The company is located at Baoshan Unban Industrial Park. The factory extends to over 41,000 square meters. Highly specialized R& D engineers and technicians account for ca. 20% of the total personnel. The company adopts a state-of-the-art patter of management, combining the management strategies of Sitech Germany and Chinese shareholders. Our major customers are car manufacturers, such as Shanghai Volkswagen. Our core business consists of complete seats, seatframes and components for passenger vehicles.

Sitech Dongchang Automotive Seating Technology Ltd. is certified according to TS 16949 and CCC, and follows the principles of " Innovation , Excellence and Harmony ", in order to be a liable, capable and proactive partner to our customers.

The company has won the certification for the A grade supplier of SVW in June 2009 and has been rated as the technology center of Baoshan District and the High-tech enterprise of Shanghai.

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