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FAW Fredi New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Launches Production of New Energy Vehicle Power Batteries in Changchun

Feb 3, 2024

China’s First Automobile Group and BYD Co., Ltd.’s joint venture, FAW Fredi New Energy Technology Co., Ltd., officially started production today in Changchun, Jilin Province. The project, located in Changchun Automobile Economic and Technological Development Zone, is the first new energy vehicle power battery strategic base in the northeastern region. FAW Fredi New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. was established on January 15, 2022, with a total area of 370,000 square meters and a construction area of 340,000 square meters. The project has a total investment of 18 billion yuan, with a planned production capacity of 45GWh in three phases, with 15GWh in each phase. The first batch of products will be used in the new Hongqi pure electric vehicles.

FAW Fredi New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Launches Production of New Energy Vehicle Power Batteries in Changchun

According to reports, the company will adopt BYD’s most advanced blade battery technology, combined with a design scheme of high integration without modules, claiming to perfectly balance the three major difficulties of power battery safety, high endurance, and long life. According to previous reports from IT Home, official data from FAW Hongqi showed that in January of this year, FAW Hongqi’s retail sales reached 40,300 vehicles, an increase of 82.9% year-on-year. The new pure electric models under the Hongqi brand – the Hongqi EH7 sedan and the Hongqi EHS7 SUV have also successively appeared in the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, both of which are mid-to-large size vehicles. However, the declaration information shows that both of these new vehicles use power batteries provided by CATL and FAW.

FAW Fredi New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Launches Production of New Energy Vehicle Power Batteries in Changchun

FAW Fredi New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Launches Production of New Energy Vehicle Power Batteries in Changchun

Red Flag EH7: 4980/191/1490mm in length, width, and height, with a wheelbase of 3000mm. Single motor power is 253kW, dual motor power is 202kW and 253kW, with a combined power of 453kW. The battery is provided by FAW Power Battery Co., Ltd., and it is a ternary lithium battery. Red Flag EHS7: 4925/1950/1680mm in length, width, and height, with a wheelbase of 3000mm. The maximum power of the single motor model is 253kW, while the maximum power of the dual motor model is 202/253kW. The battery is provided by FAW Power Battery Co., Ltd., and it is a ternary lithium battery. In December last year, Red Flag announced that its new independent electric vehicle achieved a braking distance of 29.68 meters per 100 kilometers, successfully breaking the world record for electric vehicle braking distance per 100 kilometers.

FAW Fredi New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Launches Production of New Energy Vehicle Power Batteries in Changchun