Beijing Automotive Works (BAW), a subsidiary of Beijing
Automobile Industry Holding Company (BAIC) in China, and two local partners
have invested R196 million in a new assembly plant in Springs to produce taxi
vehicles for the domestic and sub-Saharan markets.
The plant is officially open and will eventually employ 469
people but is expected to create more than 1 000 new jobs, including jobs
created by suppliers and dealers.