SAIC GM Wuhan new production line of Chevrolet Equinox Reuters reported China October 23rd Xinhua reported that the General Company plans in the first half of 2017 and SAIC jointly in Wuhan set up a new production line, mass production of SUV. On the morning of October 21st, SAIC GM Wuhan base in two assembly plant, a Chevrolet EquinoxPPV (pre production car) slowly rolled off the production line, marking the SAIC GM Wuhan base two projects across the board through the production line. After the full production, the annual production capacity of the new production line will reach 360 thousand, then the annual production capacity of the Wuhan plant will reach 600 thousand. GM China (micro-blog) company president (ginseng, pictures, inquiry) Qian Huikang at a press conference on March, in order to increase capacity will build two production lines in Wuhan factory, in order to maximize the use of the factory in Wuhan. SAIC GM said it has invested 7 billion 500 million yuan ($1 billion 100 million) in the new production line, starting from January 2015, will produce a new generation of Chevrolet Equinox SUV. Qian Huikang also pointed out that SUV, MPV and luxury cars in the next few years is still a popular segment in china. By 2020, SUV and MPV will account for 40% of GM’s growth in china. SAIC (SGM) is a joint venture between SAIC and General Company, which began operations in Wuhan last year. In the first 9 months of this year, SAIC GM’s Wuhan branch brought in revenue of $23 billion ($3 billion 400 million). The new Equinox GM chief engineer Rick Spina revealed that the new Equinox will be unveiled with a new look, more solid, more convenient, more advanced. Cash Equinox is the Chevrolet brand’s first top two best-selling models, and the new Equinox will be 400 pounds lighter than cash, car space increased 3.5 cubic feet, the whole body is shortened to 4 inches. GM also pointed out that this off-road off-road vehicles not only have more security features, folding rear seat, the radius can also be reduced by 1/10. The new Equinox will be the most competitive models in the market. Equinox2018 will be the first in the North American Chevrolet launched a full turbocharged car. A total of 3 configurations for the user to choose: 1.5T engine, 2.0T engine with 9 block automatic transmission and 1.6T turbo diesel engine. General estimation, 1.6T engine fuel consumption is about 40 mpg.相关的主题文章: