BYTON, Foxconn Partner for Electric SUVs
January 5, 2021
Foxconn Technology Group and Nanjing Development Zone officially signed a
strategic cooperation framework agreement to jointly accelerate production of
BYTON’s 1st model M-Byte by the first quarter of 2022.
According to the agreement, Foxconn will provide its expertise in advanced
manufacturing technology, solid operational management experience and will share
industrial resources to support the production of BYTON’s M-Byte. The series
version of the premium electric SUV BYTON M-Byte celebrated its premiere at the
IAA Frankfurt in 2019, featuring seamless connectivity and unique user
experience. The partnership will advance the growth of each company’s EV
business and foster a greater development of the EV industry.
are pleased to work with BYTON to advance the production of the M-Byte. This
will allow us to contribute toward the further growth of the EV industry, a
demonstration of our commitment in the transformation of the traditional
automotive industry. The partnership with BYTON is in alignment with our company
vision of "3+3=infinity" which symbolizes the infinite possibilities created by
Foxconn’s industrial advancement and emerging technologies.” said Mr. Young Liu,
Chairman of Foxconn Technology Group.
"We are excited to be back. The partnership with Foxconn will bring us the
expertise of precision manufacturing and profound resources, enabling us to
deliver the promise of next-generation smart mobility experience." said Ms. Ding
Qingfen, Co-CEO of BYTON.
The construction of BYTON’s industrial 4.0 manufacturing base in Nanjing has
been completed with all advanced facilities for stamping, welding, painting,
general assembly and battery packing being installed and commissioned. The first
batch of pre-production vehicles rolled off the production line and completed
safety tests in the first half of 2020. BYTON was granted with a new energy
vehicle production license in June 2020.