According to the list of world-class specialized and sophisticated demonstration enterprises released by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council on March 16, FAW Jiefang Automobile Co., the commercial vehicle segment of FAW Group, was selected as world-class specialized and sophisticated demonstration enterprise that produce novel and unique products.
As a widely recognized leader in China’s commercial vehicle industry, FAW Jiefang has always adhered to the principle of “independent development, opening up and cooperation”, taken innovation as the primary source of development, mastered core technologies in key fields, and fostered core competitive advantages of products. The brand value of Jiefang has reached 107.8 billion yuan, ranking the first place in China’s commercial vehicle market for 11 consecutive years.
Guided by the concept of "a generation in production, a generation in development, and a generation in pre-research", FAW Jiefang has accelerated the R&D and launch of new products in line with the European technical standards, and advanced all-round development of traditional fuel vehicles, new energy vehicles and intelligent-connected vehicles.
FAW Jiefang has set up a strong R&D system covering forward-looking technology, engine, transmission, axle and assembly. With five core capabilities of technological innovation, lean design, performance development, trial production and testing, the company has also established five technology platforms featuring low carbon, informatization, intelligence, electrification and high quality, and formed a global R&D layout in four countries and nine regions with Changchun as the base.
Focusing on key fields, FAW Jiefang in recent years has made breakthroughs in systems for electro-hydraulic steering and electronically controlled pneumatic braking, integrated post-processor assembly design and development, as well as port vehicle autonomous driving, and has won the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award and the first prize of the China Automotive Industry Science and Technology Progress Award.
FAW is a leading global manufacturer of quality passenger cars, trucks, and buses. Established in 1953, the company is China’s oldest and largest automotive group. Annual sales exceed three million units.