MAY 3, 2021

Silk-FAW announced today that its new production site for the “S” Series models will be located in Gavassa, in Reggio Emilia (Italy), one of the most competitive ecosystems in the Emilia-Romagna region, both for its central location within the Motor Valley and for its local expertise in mechatronics and robotics.

The 350,000 square-meter site location will be home to Silk-FAW’s manufacturing, design, research, development and innovation Center. The production center will not only produce the S9 – the first of the “S” series, designed by Walter De Silva, and recently unveiled at the Shanghai Autoshow – but it will also be the manufacturing location for the S7.

“We are thrilled that our manufacturing and Innovation center will be located in Reggio Emilia,” said Jonathan Krane, Chairman of Silk-FAW. “Gavassa is an ideal location to meet our logistic and production needs. With this strategic location, we can attract top talent and leverage highly skilled resources in the area. I would like to thank the Emilia-Romagna Region and the Municipality of Reggio Emilia for supporting us. We are excited to contribute to the growth and innovation in this region through our expanding electric vehicle infrastructure and expertise”.