Audi considering electric car venture with China’s FAW: Automobilwoche

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September 26, 2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German premium brand Audi is in talks with long-term partner FAW Group [SASACJ.UL] about creating a second joint venture to build electric cars on its PPE platform in China, Germany’s Automobilwoche reported on Saturday.

Audi and FAW have a Chinese joint venture to build combustion-engined cars in the northeastern city of Changchun and the southern city of Foshan.

An Audi spokeswoman declined to comment on the report.

(Reporting by Edward Taylor; editing by Jason Neely)