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On September 26, the commencement ceremony of FAW Jiefang Automotive Aowei 16L Engine Construction Project was held in the Huishan Base of FAW Jiefang Engine Division. With a total investment of 1.16 billion yuan, the 16L engine products are technologically advanced in the fields of power, economy, safety, reliability and high lube oil durability. The engine ranking in the top class in the world is a symbol of the most advanced power of FAW Jiefang Automotive. By 2022, the project will realize an output of 20,000 16L engine assemblies, with an additional annual output of 2.2 billion yuan. Gao Yaguang, Vice Mayor of Wuxi, attended the commencement ceremony.
The Huishan Base of Heavy Diesel Engines of FAW Jiefang Engine Division is a world-leading heavy-duty engine production base and warehousing logistics base, with a cumulative investment of nearly 4 billion yuan. The base has focused on developing in Huishan for nearly 5 years and contributed more than 3 billion yuan in tax revenue. The 6DM series heavy-duty engine is an outstanding representative product among the "advanced engines" of the Engine Division. It once won the first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and ranked first in domestic sales for many consecutive years in competition with international competitors such as Cummins, Renault and Hino. Although influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the Huishan Base produced 115,000 engines from January to August, a year-on-year increase of 25.58%, and achieved an output of over 6.3 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 25.25%. It is expected to become the second tens of billions-level enterprise after SAIC MAXUS in Huishan District.