FAW Jiefang

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FAW Jiefang Automotive Company, Ltd.
Predecessor FAW Car Co., Ltd
Founded 1953
Headquarters Changchun, Jilin, China
Products Trucks, engines
Production output
200,000
Number of employees
22,000
Parent FAW Group
Subsidiaries FAW Xichai (Wuxi Diesel Engine Works)
Qingdao Truck Division
FAW Trading Company
Website http://www.fawjiefang.com.cn/

FAW Jiefang is a truck manufacturing company headquartered in Changchun, Jilin, China, and a wholly owned subsidiary of FAW Group. It is the largest manufacturer of heavy trucks in China.[1] FAW Jiefang was established in 2003 and has more than 22,000 employees, building more than 500 different models of 5-30 ton trucks. It has an annual production capacity of around 200,000 vehicles.[2]

History[edit]

FAW Jiefang began as the FAW Car Co., Ltd, with its founding in 1953. The first truck rolled off of the lines in 1956.[3] The technology came by way of Russia (Soviet Union).[4]

Subsidiaries and divisions[edit]

FAW Jiefang is made up of other subsidiaries and divisions.

Qingdao Truck Division[edit]

The Qingdao Truck Division, located in Qingdao, China, merged into FAW Group in 1993, and later was assigned to the FAW Jiefang company. This subsidiary has 2,900 employees, and produces over 70,000 units per year.[5]

WuXi Diesel Engine Works (FAWDE)[edit]

The WuXi Diesel Engine Works Division (also known as FAWDE), located in Wuxi, Jiangsu, has 4,000 employees and produces diesel engines for generator sets, water pumps, forklifts, farm equipment, and trucks.[6] They were formed in 1943 and became part of the FAW Group in 1992.[7] They produce 150,000 diesel engines annually.[8]

Deutz (Dalian) Engine[edit]

The Deutz (Dalian) Engine joint venture is managed through the FAW Jiefang subsidiary.

Models[edit]

Trucks available in 6x2, 6x4 and 4x2 configurations.

  • Jiefang J4R
  • Jiefang J5K
  • Jiefang J5P
  • Jiefang J6M
  • Jiefang J6P

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