Dongfeng Renault opens first plant in China, Wuhan plant opening Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC) On February 1, 2016, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Renault, and Zhu Yanfeng, Chairman of Dongfeng Group, opened the Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC) plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province. Just two years after the joint venture was formed, the first DRAC plant in China will start producing the Renault Kadjar, Renault’s latest SUV. The Re
Honda Motor Co.’s joint venture with China’s Dongfeng Motor Corp. plans to hire 2,200 workers this month to boost vehicle production and keep pace with fast-growing sales, the Nikkei news agency reported.
The new employees will allow the partnership to maintain weekend output, according to Nikkei.
Dongfeng Honda has 10,000 employees. With sales rising, employees are working overtime to ramp up production.
The joint venture assembles the Civic, Spirior, Jade, Geriz and G
National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS), the owner of the sorta-still-there Saab automobile brand, has reached a deal with Dongfeng Motor Corp. in which the China-based automaker will help NEVS develop greener vehicles. NEVS and Dongfeng have been working together since July, though the agreement was officially announced Monday. The companies say the agreement relates to so-called "new-energy" vehicles, though neither details of what those new energy vehicles will be nor f