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EHang expanding production facility for Autonomous Aerial Vehicles

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: China Aircraft: Drones

EHang will build a new AAV production facility in Yunfu city in Guangdong, China with a planned initial annual capacity of 600 units and an RMB42 million (approx. US$6 million) investment supported by the local government in the facility. The EHang Yunfu facility is aimed to be established as an industry-leading AAV production center, including an R&D facility for air mobility solutions and a training center for operations and technical talents.

The Deputy Mayor of Yunfu city, Donghong Shi attended the launch ceremony and commented that the Yunfu city government welcomes and fully supports the world’s leading high-tech company EHang to establish its new production facility for the cutting-edge AAV products in Yunfu and it is expected to bring strong vitality to the local high tech communities and create hundreds of new jobs for local talents. 

EHang Founder, Chairman and CEO, Huazhi Hu said, “The increasing market demands and commercialization of AAVs in China are driving us to expand our production and upgrade our manufacturing capabilities. The EHang Yunfu facility serves as an expansion of our existing facility and will support the growth of our air mobility business in China.”



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