Xinhua Media + | Shanghai: Auto Industry Chain Supply Chain Accelerates Resumption of Work and Production

  Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai, May 16 (Reporter Wang Chenyang) The self-driving car that transports materials shuttles through the factory, and the production numbers on the screen keep beating... Huayu, an auto parts company that accounts for about a quarter of the country's car lamp market share Vision started all three factories in Shanghai.

Since April 30, Huayu Vision has been included in the second batch of whitelists for the resumption of work and production of key enterprises in Shanghai. The resumption of work and production has been accelerated in an all-round way, and workers have returned to work one after another.

  This is a microcosm of the recovery of the automotive industry chain supply chain.

Recently, at the May 2022 information conference held by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, Chen Shihua, deputy secretary-general of the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, said that since April, the domestic epidemic situation has generally shown a trend of frequent occurrence, and the industrial chain and supply chain of the automobile industry has experienced severe tests. Enterprises have stopped work and production, logistics and transportation have been greatly hindered, and the task of stabilizing the growth of the industry is arduous.

  As an important center of the automobile industry, Shanghai's automobile production in 2021 will account for about 10% of the national total.

Driven by leading enterprises, with points and chains, more and more automobile and other industrial enterprises in Shanghai have resumed production.

SAIC Motor, SAIC GM, SAIC Volkswagen, and Tesla have fully resumed work, basically achieving continuous and stable production. About 2,000 complete vehicles are offline every day, driving more than 1,100 upstream and downstream parts and components supporting enterprises to resume production; The recovery of automobile exports has accelerated. Since Tesla resumed work, about 4,900 complete vehicles have been exported from Hong Kong; SAIC Group has exported 15,000 complete vehicles.

  Anting Town, Jiading District, Shanghai is a well-known automobile city in China.

As of May 13, 126 companies in Anting have officially resumed work and production, including not only leading companies in the automotive industry, but also leading companies in the "new four modernizations" of automobiles.

Shanghai JieHydrogen Technology Co., Ltd. is mainly engaged in the R&D and production of hydrogen fuel cell systems, stacks, and hydrogen storage systems.

As an upstream enterprise in the industry, JieHydrogen needs a steady flow of raw materials to support production.

After the resumption of work and production was approved, the company quickly completed the application for a freight pass. By sharing logistics and transportation with peer companies, the company realized the concentration of raw materials across the country to the distribution point in Changshu, Jiangsu, and traveled between the factory and the distribution point in Changshu through freight vehicles with passes. , to transport raw materials.

  The recovery of my country's auto industry chain and supply chain has also received positive responses from multinational auto companies.

Ford's parts partners in China serve both local joint ventures and overseas markets.

After communication and coordination, relevant departments have provided Ford's core suppliers with a "one factory, one policy" solution for resumption of work and production.

More than 110 suppliers of Ford vehicles have entered or are about to enter the whitelist for resumption of work. Currently, about 75% have resumed work and production, and the remaining suppliers are also applying for an orderly resumption of work under the guidance of relevant government departments.

  "We are encouraged by the resumption of work and production in Shanghai and other places, which sends a positive signal that the auto industry and other industries are gradually recovering, and the pace of economic development will be back on track." Hugh, vice president of Ford China Product Innovation Center Sterling said.