The FAW-Volkswagen North China Base was completed and put into production yesterday. Li Hongzhong, secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, met with the deputy secretary of the Party Committee and general manager of China FAW Group Co., Ltd., Xi Guohua, and the president of the German Volkswagen Group in China, Jochen Heizman and his delegation. Li Hongzhong said that the FAW-Volkswagen North China Base was completed and put into operation under the cooperation of all parties. This is another important cooperation result among Tianjin, FAW Group and Volkswagen Group. Tianjin has a clear location advantage and strong industrial base in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Coordinated Development. It is making efforts to cultivate intelligent manufacturing industry clusters. We hope to deploy more high-quality projects in Tianjin and upgrade the level of automobile manufacturing industry in Tianjin. We will provide services and international high quality development environment. Xi Guohua said that FAW Group will increase its investment in Tianjin and expand cooperation in new energy vehicles and auto finance to build a Tianjin industrial ecosystem. Heizman said that the North China Base will set a benchmark for the whole industry. Thanks to Tianjin for its full support of the project construction, Volkswagen Group is full of confidence in future cooperation. Leaders from the municipal government Li Yi and Yao Laiying participated.