China National Heavy Duty Truck Group
|Industry||Truck manufacturing and sales|
|Ma Chunji (Chairman)|
|Revenue||110,049,530,000 renminbi (2018)|
|Owner||Chinese Central Government|
|Subsidiaries||Sinotruk (Hong Kong) (51%)|
China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd., CNHTC or Sinotruk Group is a Chinese state-owned truck manufacturer headquartered in Jinan, Shandong province. It is currently the third largest truck manufacturer in Mainland China. It is famous for developing and manufacturing China's first heavy duty truck - "Huanghe" (黄河, lit. Yellow River) JN150.
CNHTC was founded in 1935 by Kuomintang Government of the Republic of China era on the basis of Jinan Automobile Works. It started developing heavy-duty trucks in 1956. Since the reform and restructure in 2001, the company has got rid of the operating losses for previous years.
Most of the group assets was now listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in 2007, as a Hong Kong-incorporated company, Sinotruk (Hong Kong). Another subsidiary (subsidiary of Sinotruk (Hong Kong)), Sinotruk Jinan Truck (SZSE:000951), was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Sinotruk sells trucks in various South American countries. They came to Brazil in response to a group of businessmen with experience in the transportation industry. Sinotruk has sold 2,000 vehicles thus far. Sinotruk began building their first plant outside China in 2013 with an initial investment of more than 300 million dollars. Its location will be in Lages, Brazil.
- "Introduction CNHTC." China National Heavy Duty Truck Group. Retrieved on July 8, 2010. "The headquarters of China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (CNHTC) is located in Jinan city, Shandong Province, P. R. China."
- Profile of China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Company Limited