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HQM Sachsenring GmbH

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Type  Private
Products  Automobiles
Headquarters  Zwickau, Germany
Number of employees  300
Industry  Automotive
Website  HQM Homepage
Founded  1957
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Subsidiaries  Sachsenring Automobiltechnik AG, Hqm Automotive Gmbh, HQM Slovakia s.r.o., Duvenbeck Slovensko s.r.o.

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

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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 supplies among other things, the Volkswagen factory with parts for the Golf and Passat models.

Supermini

  • 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

  • Sachsenring P240 (1954–1959)
  • Sachsenring P240 Repräsentant (1969)
  • Trucks

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

    The German bitpop pioneers Welle: Erdball are using a rotated version of the Sachsenring emblem as their band logo since 1996.

    References

    HQM Sachsenring GmbH Wikipedia


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