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UPDATE -- EHang to Expand Production Facility for Autonomous Aerial Vehicles

EHang Holdings Limited
·3 min read

EHang to Expand Production Facility for Autonomous Aerial Vehicles

(EHang Yunfu facility)
(EHang Yunfu facility)
(EHang Yunfu facility)

GUANGZHOU, China, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today announced it will build a new AAV production facility in Yunfu city in Guangdong, China with a planned initial annual capacity of 600 units and an RMB42 million (approx. US$6 million) investment supported by the local government in the facility. The EHang Yunfu facility is aimed to be established as an industry-leading AAV production center, including an R&D facility for air mobility solutions and a training center for operations and technical talents.

The Deputy Mayor of Yunfu city, Donghong Shi attended the launch ceremony and commented that the Yunfu city government welcomes and fully supports the world’s leading high-tech company EHang to establish its new production facility for the cutting-edge AAV products in Yunfu and it is expected to bring strong vitality to the local high tech communities and create hundreds of new jobs for local talents.

EHang Founder, Chairman and CEO, Huazhi Hu said, “The increasing market demands and commercialization of AAVs in China are driving us to expand our production and upgrade our manufacturing capabilities. The EHang Yunfu facility serves as an expansion of our existing facility and will support the growth of our air mobility business in China.”

About EHang
EHang (Nasdaq: EH) is the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company. Our mission is to make safe, autonomous, and eco-friendly air mobility accessible to everyone. EHang provides customers in various industries with AAV products and commercial solutions: air mobility (including passenger transportation and logistics), smart city management, and aerial media solutions. As the forerunner of cutting-edge AAV technologies and commercial solutions in the global Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry, EHang continues to explore the boundaries of the sky to make flying technologies benefit our life in smart cities. For more information, please visit www.ehang.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
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A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/51ca565c-54bf-4ddd-90f2-0cfe7285e404