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Covid-19 closures: FAW shuts Jilin factory for brands from Audi to Toyota and Volkswagen as Omicron flares up in northeastern China

FAW Group, China’s oldest carmaker and once a symbol of the Communist Party’s manufacturing might, has not yet fixed a date for the resumption of production at its five assembly lines in Changchun, in China’s northeastern Jilin province.FAW, which produces a range of marques, from Volkswagen and Toyota to China’s iconic Red Flag limousines, initially halted production between March 13 and 16 to help the city contain an Omicron variant-fuelled outbreak of Covid-19. But the severity of the…

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