Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen workshop in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen workshop in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Shanghai

Coronavirus: Shanghai’s vehicle assemblies sit idle as ‘China’s Motown’ is paralysed by a citywide lockdown to curb the Covid-19’s spread

  • Shanghai is China’s “Motown,” churning out 2.83 million vehicles in 2021, or 10.7 per cent of the nationwide output in the world’s largest vehicle market
  • SAIC Motor, China’s largest state-owned carmaker, said it would conduct a stress test on Monday to resume production

Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen workshop in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen workshop in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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