SINOTRUK(Hong Kong) parent company China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Corp., Ltd. (SINOTRUK) is China's first heavy duty truck manufacturer, initially founded in 1956 and the cradle of China's heavy duty truck industry. It once manufactured China's first heavy duty truck- HUANGHE branded JN150 8-ton truck in 1960; and successfully introduced the STEYR heavy duty truck project from Austria and became China's first company to comprehensively introduce foreign heavy duty truck manufacturing technology of complete vehicle in 1983. In 2009, SINOTRUK formed its strategic partnership with German MAN Group, by which MAN held a 25%+1 stake in SINOTRUK (Hong Kong) Limited. SINOTRUK introduced 3 models (D20, D26 and D08) of engines, axles of medium duty and heavy duty trucks, and relevant technologies of complete vehicles from MAN, laying a solid foundation for corporate long-term growth. Today, SINOTRUK has developed into China's largest heavy duty truck manufacturing base and made significant contributions to the development of China's heavy duty truck industry and national economic growth.
April 1968: Jinan Auto Manufacturing General Factory succeeded in developing 8x8 military off-road vehicle JN252. Its 8-wheel independent suspensions system enjoyed a leading position around the world. In Sept. 1970, JN252 8x8 military vehicle was produced through type test, fulfilling the glorious task of "matching DONGFENG 3 to surface-to-surface missiles".
SINOTRUK mainly designs, develops, produces and sells a wide range of heavy duty trucks, buses, special trucks, engines and their sets, parts and special chassis. The complete vehicle manufacturers under SINOTRUK include Jinan Truck Co., Ltd., Jinan Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd., Jining Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. and Light Truck Division; the engine companies include Jinan Power Co., Ltd. and Hangzhou Engine Co., Ltd.; the axle manufacturer is Jinan .Axle Co., Ltd.; and the transmission gears include Jinan Transmission Business Unit and Datong Gear Co., Ltd. All these have generated variety models comprisingheavy duty truck, medium duty truck, light duty truck, mining dump truck, special-purpose vehicle and bus, and covering SITRAK, HOWO, STEYR, HUANGHE, GOLDEN PRINCE, HO HAN, WANGPAI, FULO brands. As a result, SINOTRUK becomes China's truck manufacturer with the most complete drive types and power. SINOTRUK's products consist of domestically advanced D10 and D12 diesel engines, T10 and T12 gas engines as well as internationally advanced MC11, MC13, MC05 and MC07 engines meeting Euro ll-V emission standards, whose power ranges from 140 to 560ps; world class single-reduction axles series, wheel hub reduction axles and 16.5-22.5 inch disc brakes; and a series of important assemblies, such as single countershaft synchromesh transmissions, twin countershaft transmissions and 10-, 12- and 16-speed automatic/manual transmissions. This formed a world-class golden power industry chain of engine, pull-type clutch, transmission and drive axle.
SINOTRUK has been adhering to implementing independent innovations, carrying out its leading strategy in technologies and building its core competitiveness with intellectual property rights. It has the most patents in China's automotive industry. SINOTRUK R&D Center is one of China's first national-level corporate technology centers, has a testing lab certified by China National Accreditation Committee for Laboratory (CNACL) and is capable of developing and testing complete vehicles, engines, parts, material technologies and other all-round R&D and testing capabilities. It's equipped with various state-of-the-art and precision equipment in processing, experiment and testing, of which the equipment related to engine, complete vehicle, vibration of parts and strength testing, etc. have reached world class level. Approved by the state, National Engineering and Research Center of Heavy Duty Truckwas unveiled at SINOTRUK in 2009 and has ever since played a vital role in development, demonstration, popularization and technical support of China's heavy duty truck industry.On August 16, 2015, the SINOTRUK Science & Technology Mansion was put into operation officially. The Mansion is the core building of SINOTRUK Science & Technology Central Park. It is the highest building in eastern region of Jinan City, with the overall model showing the tendency of spring water upwelling, which stands for vigorous development of cause of SINOTRUK and marks that SINOTRUK marches into a new step.
China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1956, Jinan General Auto Works Plant, the predecessor of China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (SINOTRUK), is the cradle of China's heavy-duty truck industry.
We primarily organize the development, manufacturing and sale of trucks, special trucks, buses, special vehicles, engines and engine units, auto parts and special chassis. We have vehicle enterprises include SINOTRUK Jinan Truck Co., Ltd., SINOTRUKJinan Commercial Truck Co., Ltd., SINOTRUK Jinan Special Vehicle Co., Ltd, and Light-duty Truck Division; engine enterprises including SINOTRUKJinan Power Co., Ltd. and SINOTRUK Hangzhou Engine Co., Ltd.; an axle enterprise - SINOTRUKJinan Axle & Transmission Co., Ltd.; as well as transmission enterprises including Jinan Transmission Division and Datong Oear Co., Ltd. We have become an all-series commercial vehicle conglomerate with brands such as Sitrak, Howo, Steyr, Huanghe Commander, Gold Prince, Hohan, Wangpai, Folor, Wero, as well as an enterprise with the most complete range of drive types and powers in China's heavy truck industry.
Taian Aerospace Special Vehicle Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, is a government-designated state-owned enterprise that manufactures special vehicles. Our company, set up in 1952, manufactured small tractors for agriculture use before, and began to
focus on special vehicles in 1990s.
Currently it is carrying out the research and production of military vehicle equipment and heavy special vehicle for oilfields and mines etc., and several national level key scientific research and production projects including the national level innovation and research project for domestic production of key technologies and equipment and Torch Program projects etc.
Its products have the drive ranging from 4x4, 6x6, 8x8, 10x10, 12x12 to 14x14, 16x16. It has two pillars—military and civilian products, six series, nearly 100 types of products, to make contributions to the development of defense industry and petroleum machinery industry.