HEFEI, China, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire — On the morning of January 5, 2013, JAC held its third passenger car plant completion ceremony, as well as the new SUV (S5) offline ceremony. JAC’s passenger car plant reportedly has invested 2.18 billion yuan total, with an annual capacity of 240,000 units of cars for double shifts, and its equipment and technological processes have achieved an international advanced level. The S5 is a completely new SUV, appearing in the 2012 Auto Guangzhou exhibition with a new design and interior trim. It is reported that the S5 will launch in the global market this March.
A. Appearance: Fashionable and kinetic. The S5′s overall dimensions are 4,475*1,840*1,670 mm (length*width*height), and its wheelbase reaches 2,645 mm. What’s more, it features generous ground clearance of 210 mm.
B. Intelligent: Equipped with intelligent equipment such as AS (Hill-start Assist System), TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) and EPB (Electronic Parking System) for easy driving.
C. Security: More than 4% ultrafort steel application, as well as ESC body stability, HBA emergency brake assistance and TCS tractor control equipment ensure active security reaches European standards.
D. Power: The S5 is equipped with a 1.8T, 2.0L engine, combined with a 1.5T GDI+DCT 6 dual clutch transmission, and anticipates 1.9CTI diesel engines as well.
JAC’s Third Passenger Car Plant
JAC‘s third passenger car plant features world-class equipment and craft technology. Its pressing workshop includes a newly built, internationally advanced, totally automatic pressing line, with a world leading 2,500 ton servo press for high efficiency and automation.
The welding workshop is operated by 166 automatic robots, making it the first international advanced high-speed flexible welding line among Chinese automobile enterprises. It also can realize multi-vehicle crossover manufacturing, according to market requirements.
The painting workshop applies the world’s highest level waterborne B1B2 free intermediate coating process, which can reduce VOC (volatile organic compounds) emissions while preserving the coating’s anti-UV and anti-chip properties. It is an innovation of the environmentally friendly auto painting process. JAC‘s third passenger car plant is the first Chinese automobile plant to use this process.
The assembly workshop uses the internationally popular L-shaped layout, and the ground source heat pump air conditioning system guarantees perfect processing quality by maintaining constant temperature and humidity levels in the assembly environment, for high efficiency, environmentally friendly production.
JAC board chairman Mr. An Jin said, “The third passenger car plant adopts an abundance of internationally advanced inspection devices to track product quality online, and through the perfect quality guarantee system, JAC ensures its high quality products, to promote ‘Quality JAC’ to a new level. As the first launching model of JAC’s second-generation strategic passenger car, the S5 is designed and manufactured according to world-class European standards, which perfectly display the third plant’s technology level and manufacturing process, creating a new level of Chinese SUV.”