Audi's world's biggest assembly plant with a maximum annual capacity of 200,000 vehicles is to be inaugurated in September in the city of Changchun of northeastern China's Jilin province, lifting the German carmaker's Chinese capacity to 400,000, FAW-Audi Sales Division vice president Zhang Xiaojun told the Oriental Morning Post Sunday. The ¥1 billion factory will mainly produce Audi's A4L and the Q5 models. The brand sold 79,390 vehicles in China during the year throughly July, up 14.9% from a year earlier, Zhang said. BMW got the go-ahead earlier this month to double the capacity of its existing Chinese plant to 120,000 vehicles a year.
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