New energy vehicles take the spotlight at the 2022 World Manufacturing Convention in E China’s Anhui

New energy vehicles take the spotlight at the 2022 World Manufacturing Convention in Hefei, east China’s Anhui Province, which opened here on Tuesday. The convention highlights the latest products, technologies, and applications in the manufacturing sector.

Themed “Creating a beautiful world through manufacturing,” the four-day convention features nearly 40 events, including exhibitions and seminars. More than 640 enterprises are exhibiting products at the convention, and 568 projects with a total investment of 367.7 billion yuan are expected to be signed during the event, according to the organizer.

Anhui Province is stepping up efforts to build a world-class industrial cluster of NEV and intelligent connected vehicles. A number of domestic NEV manufacturers, including JAC, Chery, NIO, and BYD, have also set up production facilities in the province. Anhui manufactured 214,000 NEVs in the first half of 2022, up 94.1 percent year on year, accounting for 30 percent of the province’s total automobile production.