CCEC has entered China for 37 years.
In the 1980s, with the rise of the wave of reform and opening up, my country’s economic development has been accelerating. In this context, my country’s commercial vehicle industry has experienced insufficient production and cannot meet the needs of economic development. In order to expand production capacity and narrow the technology gap, China introduced a large number of foreign truck technologies during the Sixth Five-Year Plan and Seventh Five-Year Plan. Among them, CCEC is the first batch of enterprises to enter China.
On January 25, 1981, as one of the key import projects in the engine field in China’s sixth five-year plan, China National Heavy Duty Truck Group and CCEC formally signed a technology import agreement to license the production of CCEC in Chongqing Automobile Engine Factory, a subsidiary of Sinotruk. 10-50 liters high-horsepower diesel engine, which fills a gap in the field of high-performance high-horsepower diesel engines in China. This cooperation made CCEC the first western diesel engine company to conduct localized production in China, and the Chongqing Automobile Engine Plant became the starting point for CCEC’ localized production in China.
With 19 manufacturing companies in China, CCEC is the largest foreign investor in China’s diesel engine industry
Today, CCEC has invested more than 240 million US dollars in China. As the largest foreign investor in China’s diesel engine industry, CCEC has 19 manufacturing enterprises in China, producing engines, turbochargers, filters, and emission treatment systems. , fuel systems, alternators and generator sets. For China’s commercial vehicle industry, the most well-known CCEC in China is the six engine joint venture factories.
DCEC Plant (joint venture), produces CCEC B, C, L series mechanical and ISDe, ISLe, ISZ series fully electronically controlled diesel engines, and B series natural gas engines with engine displacements of 3.9L, 4.5L, 5.9L, 6.7L, 8.3L, 8.9L, 13L, the power coverage range is 125-545HP.
On November 15, 1986, FAW and CCEC signed the B series diesel engine manufacturing technology license transfer contract.
The cooperation between Dongfeng and CCEC can be said to be very in-depth. As early as 1984, China Second Automobile Group decided to introduce the B/C series medium-horsepower engines (3.9-8.3 liters) that CCEC just launched in 1983. On November 15, 1986, FAW and CCEC signed the B series diesel engine product and manufacturing technology license transfer contract in the Great Hall of the People. On June 30, 1990, the first CCEC B series engine was successfully rolled off the production line at Dongfeng Diesel Engine Plant.
In June 1996, after the expiration of the production technology license agreement for CCEC B series engines, Dongfeng Motor Corporation and CCEC Corporation of the United States established DCEC Engine Co., Ltd. with a 50:50 equity ratio.
On February 22, 2003, Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. (referred to as “Dongfeng Motor”) and CCEC announced to expand the scope of cooperation to process the B series diesel engine branch of “Dongfeng Motor” and the engine block and cylinder head solely owned by CCEC. The company is integrated with the CCEC C series diesel engine joint venture production plant (DCEC Engine Co., Ltd.). “Dongfeng Motor” and CCEC will continue to each hold 50% of the shares in the enlarged DCEC Engine Co., Ltd.
In addition to technology introduction, Dongfeng and CCEC are also actively cooperating in research and development. CCEC East Asia R&D Center (hereinafter referred to as East Asia R&D Center) located in Wuhan Zhuankou Economic and Technological Development Zone is a joint venture established by CCEC and Dongfeng Motor Corporation. This is the first domestic joint venture diesel engine research and development institution, and it is also the 17th research and development institution established by CCEC in the world. After the second phase expansion in October 2011, the East Asia R&D Center has become CCEC’ second largest R&D institution in the world after the US technology center. Dongfeng’s existing ISZ13-liter engine is the representative product of this R&D center.
In 1995, CCEC and Sinotruk formally signed the joint venture contract of “CCEC Engine Co., Ltd.”.
CCEC plant (joint venture), producing heavy-duty high-horsepower engines and generator sets with displacements of 11, 14, 19, 38, and 50 liters, with engine power ranging from 175-2000 horsepower.
CCEC Engine Co., Ltd., formerly known as Chongqing Engine Factory, is the starting point for localized production of CCEC in China. As early as January 25, 1981, as one of the key import projects in the engine field in China’s sixth five-year plan, China National Heavy Duty Truck Group and CCEC formally signed a technology import agreement to obtain a license for the Chongqing Automobile Engine Plant, a subsidiary of Sinotruk. Production of CCEC 10-50 liters high horsepower diesel engine.
In 1995, CCEC and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group officially signed a joint venture contract for “CCEC Engine Co., Ltd.” in Beijing. The plant subsequently introduced heavy-duty high-horsepower engines and generator sets of multiple displacements.
XCEC plant (joint venture), mainly produces ISM11, QSM11 series fully electronically controlled diesel engines. The displacement is 10.8 liters, and the power range covers 250-440 horsepower. Meet the National IV/V (Euro IV/Euro V) emission regulations and the third stage emission regulations for off-highway use. Products are widely used in heavy trucks, medium and high-grade passenger cars, construction machinery, generator sets, marine power and other power equipment.
On August 8, 2007, XCEC Engine Co., Ltd. officially put into operation CCEC ISM11 liter engine.
XCEC Engine Co., Ltd. is a heavy-duty diesel engine manufacturer jointly established by CCEC and Shaanxi Automobile in a ratio of 50:50. It is the only production base of CCEC’ 11-liter heavy-duty engine outside North America.
BFCEC Plant (joint venture), products include CCEC F-series 2.8-liter and 3.8-liter light-duty, F-series 4.5-liter medium-duty, and G-series 11-liter, 12-liter and X-series 12-liter heavy-duty diesel engines.
On October 19, 2006, CCEC and Beiqi Foton formally signed the joint venture contract of “BFCEC Engine Co., Ltd.” at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. liter and 3.8-liter inline four-cylinder high-pressure direct-injection light-duty diesels.
On March 26, 2008, BFCEC Engine Joint Venture was formally established
In 2010, Foton Aoling CTX light truck equipped with CCEC ISF 3.8-liter light engine was launched nationwide; Foton Omak C280 equipped with CCEC ISF 2.8-liter light engine was launched globally.
On June 7, 2014, the global launch ceremony of Foton Daimler’s Auman GTL super version was held in Beijing. The press conference was held at the Foton CCEC engine plant, which also marked that the CCEC ISG heavy-duty engine has also achieved mass production simultaneously.
In March 2017, the X12 landed in the Chinese market and was the first to be assembled on the high-end models of Auman EST and EST-A, which can meet the emission standards of China V and Euro VI.
The GCIC plant (joint venture), which produces 9.3-liter and 7-liter diesel engines, is one of the largest non-road engine production bases in China.
CCEC (China) Investment Co., Ltd. and Guangxi Liugong Machinery Co., Ltd. jointly established an exclusive diesel engine manufacturer for construction machinery
GCIC Industrial Power Co., Ltd. is a 50:50 joint venture between CCEC (China) Investment Co., Ltd. and Guangxi Liugong Machinery Co., Ltd. to manufacture diesel engines exclusively for construction machinery. It was incorporated on June 27, 2012. It is located in Liuzhou City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
In 2013, the GCIC engine production base was completed and put into production—the first CCEC L9.3-liter engine was successfully rolled off the production line.
On May 11, 2018, JAC and CCEC formally signed an agreement to establish a joint venture engine company.
On May 11, 2018, JAC and CCEC formally signed an agreement to establish JAC CCEC Engine Co., Ltd. (subject to the name approved by the government), and Navistar officially withdrew from the JAC Navistar joint venture and placed it in JAC Navistar. The 50% stake held by the joint venture was transferred to CCEC. The current joint venture shareholding change is still subject to relevant government approvals. The parties will start the actual operation of the new joint venture after all government approvals have been completed.
A large number of parts companies have settled in China, and CCEC has built a complete engine supporting industry.
On October 27, 2010, Wuxi CCEC Turbo Technology Co., Ltd. ushered in the 5 millionth supercharger off the assembly line.
In addition to the above-mentioned five joint venture engine plants, CCEC has several parts plants in China. For example, Shanghai Filtration System Factory, Shanghai Fleet Processing Factory (joint venture), Wuxi Turbocharger Technology Factory (joint venture), Wuxi Vannevelt Factory (joint venture), Wuhan Fuel System Factory, Beijing Emission Treatment System Factory, CCEC (Xiangfan) ) Machining Co., Ltd., Coors Lubricants Shanghai (joint venture).
In 2008, CCEC fuel system factory settled in Wuhan.
In terms of generator sets, CCEC has a total of 4 enterprises in China, namely Wuhan Genset Factory, Wuxi Alternator Factory, Xiangyang CCEC Power Technology, and Shanghai CCEC Jardine.
Among them, the Fleet Processing Plant, turbocharger plant and after-treatment system under CCEC occupy a large market share in China’s commercial vehicle industry.
After more than 30 years of development, CCEC has integrated into the Chinese engine industry, and China has become its largest overseas market.
According to the first cooperation between CCEC and Sinotruk in 1981, CCEC has spent 37 years in China. Through in-depth cooperation with many domestic commercial vehicle giants, CCEC has become an integral part of China’s engine industry, and has made its own contribution to the modernization of China’s engine industry through joint venture/sole proprietorship production and technology transfer.
China has also become CCEC’ largest overseas market. In the past 2017, CCEC’ sales, engine shipments and exports in China also set historical records. Among them, the sales amounted to 5.56 billion US dollars; the total engine shipments in China reached 510,000 units, a year-on-year increase of 32%.