BAIC BJEV Steps up Lightweighting Efforts

By on April 18, 2016 in IN THE NEWS

Chairman Xu Heyi is presenting the appointment letter to Academician Hufenbach.

Chinese energy automaker, BAIC BJEV, recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement for Sino-German Automotive Light Weighting Technology Joint R&D Center with Dresden University of Technology. Wan Gang, Vice Chairman of the CPPCC and Minister of Science and Technology of China, and Tillich, Governor of Sachsen, Germany, witnessed the significant moment.

Academician Hufenbach, known as the “Father of Light Weighting in Europe” at TUD, was granted the position as the chief scientist in lightweight technology for BAIC BJEV. At the ceremony, the two sides also entered into a letter of intent on the establishment of Sino-German Automotive Light Weighting Technology Engineering Center Co., Ltd.

“At BAIC Group, we are pleased to work with Academician Hufenbach’s team in the lightweighting field,” said Mr. Xu Heyei, Chairman of the Board. “As his team is the world’s leading one in lightweighting and BAIC BJEV is China’s most powerful and promising new energy automobile company, the collaboration between us is set to deliver innovations that drive the global technological progress in the new energy automobile area and the industrialization of lightweighting technologies.”

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