September 25, 2014

JAC-Navistar rolls-off first engine production line in Hefei, China

Navistar International Corporation announced that Anhui Jianghuai Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (JND), the company's joint-venture with Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC), has begun engine production at its new facility in Hefei,
China.

The new one-million-square foot facility houses an administrative office, a research and development center, and a machining and assembly facility capable of producing 200,000 Euro-IV and Euro-V compliant engines per year. The plant is also designed to reduce energy consumption by 30 per cent through the latest in heating and cooling technologies.

"We are excited to celebrate this important milestone with our partner JAC and our collaborative efforts to bring the latest in clean-engine technology to China have resulted in a strong, successful and profitable operation from the very start," said Troy Clarke, President & CEO, Navistar International Corporation. "We look forward to supporting China's clean-energy and fuel efficiency efforts as we pursue additional growth opportunities with JAC."

An Jin, Chairman, JAC Motors, "Through our partnership with Navistar, JND is bringing advanced diesel technology and vehicle integration to our customers."


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