Innovative Development is the Real Driving Force of JAC
At 10:00 am on October 30thth October, Li Keqiang, China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang accompanied German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Hefei,a visit to theed JAC Group in Hefei. He entered was showned around into the first production lineJAC plants, held cordial talks with responsible persons, listened to the business operation condition, and learnedknew about the new energy vehicle R&D and manufacturing situation,condition, and test- drove JAC’s the fifth fifth-generation pure-electric vehicle the–- iEV5 with great interest and looked appreciatedexamined around the all series of vehicles. Mr. Li Keqiang highly admired the fruitful achievements thatof JAC has gained by insisting on taking the diversified development road, and emphasized that the innovative development is the real driving force, product quality is the foundation and open cooperation will achieve create more prospects in the future. He also expressed his hope thats JAC willcould occupy athe largerbigger market share and take part in further more international cooperation.
Miao Wei, the The investigationvisit was accompanied by leaders from state ministries and commissions as well as provincial and municipal governments such as the Minister of Industry and Information TechnologyIndustry and Technology, Miao Wei, Wang Xuejun, Secretary of the Anhui Provincial Party CommitteeStanding Committee of Anhui Province Wang Xuejun, , Tang Chengpei, Member of Standing Committee of Provincial Party Committee and Ssecretary G-general of Provincial Party Committeethe Secretariat of the CPC Anhui Provincial Committee Tang Chengpei and, Wu Cunrong, Member of Standing Committee of Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of Hefei Mmunicipal Pparty Ccommittee Ssecretary Wu Cunrongaccompanied the investigation. An Jin, Bthe boardThe Cchairman of the JAC Group and Secretary of Party Committee An Jin accompanied throughout the whole journey and gmavde an the Introductionintroduction toof JAC.
While being showed around In the assembly line of JAC’s second passenger car second plant, Mr. Li Keqiang had friendly and cordial talks with Mr. An Jin in which. Mr. Anthe latter gave a brief introduction of the JAC Group’s development history, business performance, technology R&D, new energy vehicle development and promotion, international cooperation and other relative conditionrelevant information. Mr. Li made a highly affirmedation theof achievements that of JAC has made in those recent years. From Jan. to Sept. 2015, JAC had sold all kinds of vehicles 424,600 units across its full range of vehicles, up by 24.37% on a year-on- year basis, and realized revenue of 34 billion Yuan. It is’s expected that it willthat sell all kinds of vehicles approximately 600, 000 units will be sold in 2015, representing up byan increase of 27.42% in 2015.
The JAC second commercial passenger vehicle second plant’s assembly line adopts many advanced manufacturing processes and technologies. It is ’s a flexible production line thatwhich can sacompletetisfy a variety of models theof production of a variety of models. The pPower equipment station adopts AGV (Automatic Guided Vehicle) small vehicles, trackless sliding, automatic guidguidanceed and , laser precision positioning,- the key scientific research scientific achievementfruit of China’s ‘”863′” High-Tech Scientific Research Program. Through JAC’s mass R&D, this small vehicle not only is not onlycan equipped with acan not only be used to assembly traditional oil fuel engines but also can also be equipped with aused to assembly pure-electric vehicle vehicle’s motor group, greatly improving the the production efficiency. After listened tohearing the introduction, Mr. Li Keqiang affirmed JAC’s application of new technologies and mass innovation achievements.
OfThe most concern toof Mr. Li Keqiang is the development of new energy vehicles. In the final assembly loading area, the neatly ordered rows of one by one IEV5 pure-electric vehicles neatly ordered rows that attracted the attention of Mr. .Li’s attentionI. He walked in the front ofarounddirectly to the vehicle, learned and knew about its basic performance and technical features and took one forhad a test- driveing.
JAC’s IEV5 pure-electric vehicle is the first domestic independent original research platform pure-electric vehicle of independent forward development, thewith and various performance indexes of which representing thes international advanced level. It adopts many new materials and technologies, reasonable rationalsensible battery layout, balanced body loading, richly complete intelligent equipmentconfiguration, highcomfortable riding and driving comfort and justified price.
Mr. Li Keqiang carefully inquired about the price of vehicle, the warranty, charging, battery safety and other hot topic features of the vehicle that the present market is widely concerned about hot topics, and givegave a highly affirmation oftoto JAC’s new energy vehicle vehiclebreakthrough, encouraging the company . He encouraged JAC to make persistent exploration and innovationopen and innovative efforts , opening and innovating, to make more progress.
Through many years’ accumulation, the JAC Ggroup has mastered the key and core technologies of electric vehicles including:such as the b Battery module, electric machineelectric motor, electric control, power steering, electric braking, energy recovery, remote monitoring, and especially itsthe breakthrough in of battery thermal management technology and intrinsically safe management technologytechniques. From Jan. to Sept. 2015, JAC sold 6,087’s pure electric vehicles had sold 6,087 units and 1,786its electric bus had sold 1,786 unitses. It’s The sales figure across all kinds of electric vehicles is expected to sell reach all kinds of electric vehicle 120,000 units all the by the end of the year.
‘Welcome Home, Prime Minister Back Home!” was the resounding greeting from ’ JAC model workers and worker’s representatives hHundreds of JAC staff was waiting for prime minister’s cominghim to arriveat the north gate of second passenger car plant. Mr. LiI Keqiang greeted the people and shook hands with them warmly, and then took pictures with them with the masses and expressed greetings.
In the warm cheers and applause, Mr. Li Keqiang then delivered made a passionatepersonally-tinged warm speech amidst enthusiastic. cheers and applause, saying, He said: “‘I was born and grew up in Hefei, and I knew JAC when I was very young. At that time, JAC vehicles were manufactured by hand. But now, it’sI, but it’s very much different now. JAC is on a road of diversified development, and from truck manufacturing to leading electric vehicle R&D and manufacturing. I’m very pleased to see this.”’
Mr. Li Keqiang “pointed that: ‘Practice has proven that the innovative development is the real driving force, product quality is the foundation and open cooperation will achieve create more prospects in the future. ,” Mr. Li Keqiang added. “Ii hope JAC willcould occupy a larger market share and take part in further international cooperationoccupy the bigger market and take part in more international cooperation.” ’
‘We must return the Pprime Mminister’s care through our excellent achievements !’ Mr. An Jing said, expressing the ed all JAC people’s heartfelt wishes of .all JAC people.