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China’s NWTN to build electric vehicle facility in Abu Dhabi

The deal represents the UAE’s push toward green technology, as well as China’s growing influence in the wider region.
A man walks past an electric car in Masdar City, outside the rich Emirate of Abu Dhabi, on Oct. 7, 2015.

An Abu Dhabi ports company announced Tuesday that a new electric vehicle production facility is soon coming to the Emirati city. 

AD Ports Group’s Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) signed a lease agreement with the Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer NWTN. The two entities will establish an electric vehicle assembly facility in Abu Dhabi, which will be the first of its kind in the city, KIZAD said in a press release. 

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