The production workshops in the front line of manufacturing plants operate at high speed; Machines roar at the operation sites of significant construction projects; The busy flow of vehicles, logistics, and tourists bustles... Since the start of the year, all sectors in Anhui are seizing the day to resume work and production, constituting a vibrant picture.
On January 28, 2023, satellite images showed that more than 4,000 Chery cars were parked in the parking lot of Wuhu Port, ready to be shipped to places all over the world. In January this year, Chery's car sales reached 101,379, a year-on-year increase of 16.5%. The automaker sent 24,000 cars to 11 countries in Europe, Central Asia, South America and other regions during the Spring Festival holiday this year.
This is a traffic heat map created using the big data of mobile signaling. The colored areas represent mobile signals after removing permanent residents, and the denser the signals, the darker the color. According to the map, the traffic volume in the national Hefei Economic and Technological Development Zone has increased in range and intensity from November 2022 to February 2023, indicating a significant rise in the flow of people brought by the full start of operations of all enterprises in the Zone.
As of now, all enterprises in Hefei Economic and Technological Development Zone have resumed operations.
This is a comparison of thermal infrared images taken by remote sensing satellites on December 18, 2022, and February 4, 2023, respectively, which shows a considerable expansion in the red areas. Such a change visually demonstrates that as industrial production and human activities continue to heat up at the start of this year, the land surface temperature is relatively rising.
These two satellite images show that the Volkswagen Anhui MEB factory has a larger construction area and better-constructed roads in January 2023 than in December 2021. As Volkswagen Group's third MEB (Modular Electric Drive Kit) factory in China, the Volkswagen Anhui MEB factory has been fully completed and the first automobile model will be put into production by the end of 2023.
The two heat maps of passenger flow clearly illustrate the increase in the number of visitors to Lei Street, one of the characteristic food & culture shopping blocks in Hefei, from November 2022 to February 2023.
In the Mixc Shopping Mall in Hefei where a variety of stores gather, several red areas have also appeared on the customer traffic heat map in February 2023 compared with November 2022 as more citizens enjoy their life by going shopping.
With the "Ice and Snow Economy" moving southwards, the industry has embraced a prosperous new year thanks to the emerging consumption scenes that come with the Spring Festival holiday. In the Tianzhu Mountain Ski Resort in Qianshan City, Anhui Province, the burgeoning number of tourists is reflected by the comparison of the two heat maps.
As the weather warms up, people here are embracing a brand new spring with diligence and resolution.