FPT Industrial powers China’s return to business
Published by : Industrial Automation
FPT Industrial is a brand of CNH Industrial, dedicated to the design, production and sale of powertrains for on and off-road vehicles, marine and power generation applications.
At the end of May, SIH (Saic-Iveco Hongyan Commercial Vehicle), a joint-venture between SAIC, IVECO and CQME, delivered 120 SIH Geylon M500 4x2 port tractors, powered by 350 HP Cursor 9 engines manufactured by SFH, joint-venture of FPT Industrial in Chongqing, China, to SIPG (Shanghai International Port Group), the world’s largest container port logistics operator, as well the largest joint-stock port operator in China, serving 281 worldwide shipping routes and accommodating over 2,700 calls per month. The delivery represents the largest single batch order by SIPG in 2020 and a positive signal for the global economy. It demonstrates both renewed confidence in future operations on the part of a leading Group, while also marking the restart of business operations in China.
Painted in SIPG’s signature lucky red and customised for port logistics operations with a flat-topped cab and tailored electrical system, the new 120-strong SIH Geylon M500 4x2 port tractor fleet has been equipped with purpose-made FPT Industrial Cursor 9 engines, guaranteeing reliable, efficient and sustainable operations for heavy-duty and prolonged-shift missions such as container management and transport.
These in-line 6-cylinder, 8.7 L, 350HP @ 2100 rpm, Euro V engines feature an electronic control high pressure common rail system and turbocharger with waste-gate, delivering 1500Nm @1200-1500rpm max torque and boast a low fuel consumption of just 190 g/kW· h of Diesel.
Through this delivery, FPT Industrial demonstrates its desire to further consolidate its presence in the Chinese market as a leading expert in and provider of reliable and advanced power generation solutions.
FPT Industrial is a brand of CNH Industrial, dedicated to the design, production and sale of powertrains for on and off-road vehicles, marine and power generation applications. The company employs more than 8,000 people worldwide, in ten manufacturing plants and seven R&D Centres. The FPT Industrial sales network consists of 73 dealers and over 800 service centres in almost 100 countries. A wide product offering, including six engine ranges from 42 hp up to 1,006 hp, transmissions with maximum torque of 200 Nm up to 500 Nm, front and rear axles from 2 to 32 ton GAW (Gross Axle Weight).