• 23-JUN-2020

  • Turin, June 23rd, 2020

FPT INDUSTRIAL POWERS CHINA’S RETURN TO BUSINESS

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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 customized 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.

Turin, June 23rd, 2020