Engine Branch Company of NAVECO Ltd. is an enterprise specialized in the engine design and production, it is established with the joint investment of Yue Jing Auto (Group) Company and IVECO S.p.A. of Fiat Group. The company is located near the beautiful Yuhua Tai in Nanjing, having a land area of about 120,000 m 2 , and a building area of 50,000 m 2 approximately. There are the automatized lines for the production of cylinder block, cylinder head, crankshaft, connecting rod, camshaft and accessory case, and 4 production line for engine assembling and testing, which are set up with the advanced equipment, inspection instrument and testing facilities of more than 900 units. The company has a yearly production capacity of 75,000 engines and the fixed assets of 1 billion RMB approximately.
Engine Branch of NAVECO Ltd. produces the SOFIM 8140 and 8142 diesel engines which are top-class engines designed and developed by IVECO Italy. Following upon the updating of technology of IVECO Italy, the company has invested 300 million RMB to develop new products and improve quality. The direct injection turbo-charged inter cooling diesel engine 8140.43 was launched successfully in 1998, and passed the intensive testing and reliability testing of 2000 hours in the testing center of IVECO Italy, reaching the emission level of Euro II as the first in China. This engine passed the certification for the conformity of production organized by the State Environment Protection Bureau General, the State Development & Reforming Ministry, and the State Tax Bureau General in August, 2003. The company is the only diesel manufacturer that got this certification in China. At the end of 2003, the company launched the 8140.43S/43N diesel engine that conform to the emission level of Euro III adopting the advanced technology of high-pressure common rail and electronically-controlled injection. The company has had the capacity of mass production of this engine and marketed at home since the first half of 2004 and marketed. Therefore, SOFIM engines continue to hold a leading position in performance and environment protection.
Engine Branch of NAVECO has established a quality system that is suitable for the management of modern enterprise, taking the technology as guide, the quality as root, and the management as means. It got the third party certification of TUV (Shang Hai) and Shang Hai Quality Certification Center according to ISO9001 in May 1998, certification of the State Quality Certification Center according to ISO9001/2000 version in 2000, certification of the environment protection according to IS014001 in April 2002, CQC certification of China Quality Certification Center in Octobor 2003 as the first in the section of vehicle engine manufacturing, and the third party certification of TUV (Shang Hai) according to ISO/TS16949 in December 2003.
The advanced technology, outstanding quality, high reliability and good reputation bring the company a lot of economic returns. Since 1999, the company has exported to IVECO Italy more than 50,000 sets of engine components, such as, cylinder block, crankshaft, cylinder head and camshaft, which meet completely the requirements of IVECO Italy. With the continuous enhancement of production capacity, the SOFIM products are supplied to many vehicle manufacturers except for the production of IVECO vehicles. In the future, there will be more and more manufacturers who will choose the high-quality SOFIM engines.
Following the operation philosophy of ?g honesty, quality, price, service?h, today?fs Engine Branch of NAVECO takes part in the market competition with modern management, remarkable technology advantages and reliable product quality. It is making great efforts to set up an international company, and striving to offer a world-class environment-friendly power to China auto industry.
Engine Company of NAVECO Ltd. introduced the advanced manufacturing process and technology from Italy, and set up the automatized lines for the production of cylinder block, cylinder head, crankshaft, connecting rod, camshaft and accessory case, and 4 production lines imported for engine assembling and testing with the updating equipment, inspection instrument and testing facilities of more than 900 units. The modern manufacturing technology and on-line active measurement are applied widely in the course of manufacturing. Computer-Aided Management is employed to group the pistons and bearings in the course of assembly. ATLAS fastening machines made in Sweden are used in the critical operation for torque control. The active measuring technology of Malpos is widely applied for the measurement of components, and the on-line comprehensive measuring machine is used for cylinder block, crankshaft and connecting rod to measure, group, select and print the dimensions of assembling and shape errors. The testing of engine before delivery from the plant is carried out on the automatized intelligent testing line controlled by computer, which is the first class in China equipping with the advanced facilities, such as, AVL testing bench made in Austria and combustion analysis instrument.
NAVECO Axle Branch is located at the foot of Zhongshan Mountain, which covers the area over 90000 square meters. The equipment values RMB130, 000,000. The branch company mainly produces different kinds of 1-20 tonnage bus, truck chassis and front/rear 4x4 off-road axles. The product scale is wide. The main products include 4x4 series, independent suspension series and non-independent suspension series, tube-type and integrated-type series. The brake system is divided into two series: disc brake and drum brake, having the function of clearance self-adjusting and ABS. The transmission of brake force is not only hydraulic brake but also air brake.
NAVECO Axle Branch Company?fs manufacturing equipment includes not only the soft production line consisting of dozens of processing centers, turning centers and welding robots, but also rigid production line consisting of all kinds of special equipment, which is applicable to process different kinds and different batch of axle parts and is at leading position in the industry. 4-wheel aligner simulates complete vehicle operational status to check parameters of front axle, assuring the quality of axle assembly. 80% processing and testing equipment are imported from German, USA and Italy. The advanced equipments effectively assures product quality.
Besides meeting the demand of domestic IVECO vehicles, NAVECO Axle Branch Company produces axle assembly and parts for Italian IVECO SPA, Zhengzhou Yutong, Shanghai Huizong Heavy-duty Vehicle Company etc. famous manufacturers. The company has the complete ability for products development and technics planning.
NAVECO Axle Branch Company has formed reliable and effective quality system step by step since 1998. It passes ISO991, GJB9001A, ISO/TS 16949 etc. state, industry, military quality standards evaluations.
NAVECO Gearbox Branch Company mainly produces the gearbox assembly for IVECO ?gS?h Series vehicles and 4x4 military off-road vehicles. The yearly production ability is 15000 sets. The overall area is 35000 square meters, and the building area is 18000 square meters. The green area reaches 11200 square meters.
NAVECO Gearbox Branch Company has die-casting line, gearbox shell processing line, 4 gearbox gears processing lines and one plane close assembly line. The gearbox production technology completely introduces from IVECO Italy and follows the tides of IVECO technology. Gear precision is processed under German DIN standard. Main production and test equipments are imported from German, Italy and USA. Processing technics level and test capacity are in the leading position in China.
NAVECO Gearbox Branch Company has its strong product development ability. Up to now the products cover 2826, 2826.5 gearbox assembly, gearbox assembly with overdrive, gearbox with transfer case, remote control gearbox with manual brake assembly, AMT assembly and car gearbox shell altogether 6 series. The Quality has reached the Europe IVECO standards. Among the over 200000 users of IVECO vehicle, the gearbox still has no complaint from customer.
Besides providing gearbox for IVECO vehicles, Gearbox Branch Company also produces gearbox for Suzhou Kinglong, Wuhan Lingyun, JAC, Yangcheng Auto, Hebei Zhongxing etc. manufacturer. Meanwhile the company also develop gearbox shell for Nanjing Fiat.
Insisting on the operational concept of ?gEfficiency, Practicalness, Innovation, Win-win?h, NAVECO Gearbox Branch Company established scientific and sophisticated quality and environment system. It passes ISO991, GJB9001A, ISO/TS 16949 etc. state, industry, military quality standards evaluations. And the company was granted as ?gGreen Plant?h for its environmental achievement.