SAIC-GM-Wuling to build third manufacturing base in Chongqing SAIC-GM-Wuling announced that it will build a third manufacturing base in Chongqing Municipality to keep pace with the rising demand for its vehicles. The joint venture between GM China, SAIC and Wuling Motors will begin construction of its new facility early next year, pending relevant government approvals. The RMB 6.6B first phase is scheduled to open in 2015. The facility will have an annual production capacity of 400,000 vehicles and engines. It will adopt GM’s global manufacturing processes and standards. SGMW will discuss which models will be built closer to the start of production.