HQM Sachsenring GmbH

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HQM Sachsenring GmbH
Private
Industry Automotive
Founded 1957
Headquarters Zwickau, Germany
Products Automobiles
Number of employees
300
Website HQM Homepage

HQM Sachsenring GmbH is a Zwickau-based company that supplies chassis and body parts to the automotive industry.

The company was named after the Sachsenring race track.

Called VEB Sachsenring until 1990, it was a producer of vehicles in the former German Democratic Republic, its most famous product being the Trabant.

After three years in bankruptcy, Sachsenring AG was purchased in February, 2006 by Härterei und Qualitätsmanagement GmbH (HQM) of Leipzig. The company supplied among other things, the Volkswagen factory with parts for the Golf and Passat models.

Entrance to Sachsenring AG buildings

Models[edit]

Supermini[edit]

  • AWZ P70 Zwickau (1955–1959)
  • Trabant P50 (1957–1962)
  • Trabant 600 (1962–1965)
  • Trabant 601 (1964–1990)
  • Trabant 1.1 (1990–1991)
  • Sachsenring UNI 1 (prototype, 1996)

Luxury vehicle[edit]

Trucks[edit]

  • IFA H3A (1957–1958)
  • IFA S4000 (1959–1960)

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]