Weichai Power Publishes Passenger Car Product Plan, SUV Will Launch Market Next Year
Weichai Power has published its product plan recently. The company will announce its passenger car plan in Dec. Weichai (Chongqing) Auto general manager Ziqing YE told media that Weichai Power plans three cars at the first phrase, the first is located as city causal SUV named S201, which will be launched market at the first half next year. Besides, Weichai Power will introduce MPV car M301 and full size high-end pickup P80. Those two is expected to launches market in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
From the message known now, Weichai Power plans to enter passenger car area, but has not planned for saloon car. Ziqing YE said that Weichai (Chongqing) Auto does not have any plan to enter saloon segment, but will cover all segment in the future.
Weichai Power passenger car has initialed since 2009. Weichai invested and control Jialing Chuan River Auto Manufacture Co., Ltd. in Chongqing city. And then full capital merged the company in 2012. Jialing Chuan River Auto is the formercompany of Weichai (Chongqing) Power Auto Co., Ltd. In March this year, Weichai passenger car plant has found in Jiangjin Shuangfu New District in Chongqing. The base takes 1386 mu (equal to 925 square km). New plant will cover 140 square km, and with 300 thousand production capacity, which will put into operation in the first half year of 2014.
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