AIWAYS U5 Received EU’s WVTA from TÜV Rheinland, To Enter To Europe Market Soon

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During the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), AIWAYS U5 received the EU’s Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA) from the TÜV Rheinland Group (hereinafter referred to as TÜV Rheinland), marking the official entry of AIWAYS AUTO into the European market.


AIWAYS U5 Received EU's WVTA from TÜV Rheinland, To Enter To Europe Market Soon
AIWAYS U5 in Frankfurt

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It showed two AIWAYS U5 pure electric SUVs that had just completed 53 days of 15,000 km ultra-long-distance public beta testing from Xi’an China to Frankfurt, this test is also to prepare for entering the European and American markets. According to the plan of AIWAYS, products will be supplied to the European market starting in 2020.

Gunnar Pflug, head of TÜV Rheinland Transport Service Engineering and WVTA, said: “At present, the development of new energy vehicles in China is in full swing, Chinese companies must build products that meet international standards in order to go global. TÜV Rheinland can provide full industry chain testing and certification services for automobiles to help Chinese companies go to the international market.”

About AIWAYS AUTO

AIWAYS U5 Received EU's WVTA from TÜV Rheinland, To Enter To Europe Market Soon
AIWAYS U7 ion concept

AIWAYS means AI ON THE WAYS, this is the moral of AIWAYS AUTO gives for AIWAYS brand, means deep cultivate the core technologies on both electrical driving system & AI two core, dedicating to making life better.

AIWAYS Auto’s slogan is “AI With You”, AIWAYS Auto has its headquarters and technical center in Shanghai China, and a wholly-owned subsidiary AIWAYS Gumpert Co., Ltd. in Germany, Mr. Roland Gumpert, the inventor of Audi quattro, is the executive director of the German subsidiary, AIWAYS has also a forward-looking technical laboratory in Detroit, USA. AIWAYS has successively built R&D and manufacturing infrastructures such as Shangrao Automobile Manufacturing Base, Shanghai Jiading Technology Center and Changshu Battery Pack Factory.

AIWAYS Auto Co-founder and President: Fu Qiang
Rooted in the car circle for nearly 30 years, is an old car marketer. He has promoted the development of FAW-Volkswagen Audi brand and SAIC Volkswagen Skoda brand in China in the early stage; led the transformation of Mercedes-Benz’s marketing system in China; and served as the president and CEO of Volvo China Sales Co., Ltd., promoting Volvo’s brand and sales development in China.

AIWAYS Auto Co-founder and CEO: Gu Feng
Co-founder Gu Feng has been in the car circle for more than 20 years, dealing with financial management and capital operations. According to resources, Gu Feng has rich theoretical and practical experience in state-owned assets reform, securities market operations, mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he has been also responsible for the development of SAIC’s financial sector business, with rich financial resources.

AIWAYS History
In 2015, Foxconn and Tencent Holdings jointly created Future Mobility with a total investment of 1 billion yuan to engage in business of new energy vehicle. First established is Future Mobility Corp (FMC), Dai Lei(Dr. Daniel Kirchert) and Bi Fukang(Dr. Carsten Breitfeld) are the executives, then formed another company named AICHE, Fu Qiang is the CEO.

At the end of 2016, Fu Qiang got the investment of Tencent, he brought his team of AICHE company and formed a new company, that is AIWAYS Auto. FMC is the current the BYTON AUTO, AICHE becomes the AIWAYS.

Later…
On October 30, 2016, AIWAYS AUTO established its production base in Shangrao, Jiangxi;
In January 2017, former SAIC CFO Gu Feng joined AIWAYS Auto as co-founder and CEO; In August 2017, Roland Gumpert announced that he has joined AIWAYS Auto, as the chief product officer CPO, and the general manager of the German subsidiary AIWAYS Gumpert;
On November 29, 2018, AIWAYS’s first production car AIWAYS U5 made its debut;
On March 5, 2019, AIWAYS Auto brought its first mass-produced A+ class intelligent pure electric SUV AIWAYS U5 and the world’s first track-class electric sports car Gumpert Nathalie at the Geneva International Auto Show.

In August 2017, Roland Gumpert announced that he has joined AIWAYS Auto, as the chief product officer CPO, and the general manager of the German subsidiary AIWAYS Gumpert;

On November 29, 2018, AIWAYS’s first production car AIWAYS U5 made its debut;
On March 5, 2019, AIWAYS Auto brought its first mass-produced A+ class intelligent pure electric SUV AIWAYS U5 and the world’s first track-class electric sports car Gumpert Nathalie at the Geneva International Auto Show.