On March 29, Kautex, a German automotive company, held the opening ceremony for its new plant in the Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone, in Hannan District, Wuhan, capital city of central China’s Hubei Province.
Kautex is the world’s first company starting the production of plastic fuel system. It has 32 plants around 14 countries, including five in China (Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changchun, Chongqing and Wuhan).
According to J?rg Rautenstrauch, CEO of Kautex, the main product of Wuhan plant is automotive plastic fuel tank with lighter weight and less emissions.
With the commissioning of this plant, the automotive industry is more perfected in the Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone, which is already home to seven car companies and 12 auto factories as well as more than 500 companies producing auto spare parts.
(hubei.gov.cn by Ruan Xinqi)