Deutz (Dalian) Engine Co. Ltd. is a 50/50 joint venture between FAW Jiefang Truck Co. Ltd. and Deutz AG.
Based in China's northeastern port city of Dalian, the US$ 79.3 million company manufactures and sells Deutz brand 4- to 7-liter diesel engines applicable to commercial trucks, construction equipment, and agricultural machinery.? The facility is capable of producing over 100,000 engines annually.
Deutz AG is an independent manufacturer of diesel and gas engines. The company offers a complete product range from 4 to 4000 kW for all areas of application, tailor-made to customers' needs with superior life-cycle cost advantages. Noted for design innovation and outstanding after-sales service, Deutz has a global reach with subsidiaries and strategic partners in 130 countries around the world.
ThyssenKrupp Presta Fawer (Changchun) Co. Ltd.
ThyssenKrupp Presta Fawer (Changchun) Co. Ltd. is a joint venture between ThyssenKrupp Presta AG and FAW Group subsidiary Fawer Automotive Parts Co. Ltd.
The company's operations include the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of automobile and truck steering columns. With annual sales of 300 million Yuan, the company's production volume exceeds one million vehicle sets per year.
The total investment of ThyssenKrupp Presta Fawer (Changchun) Co. Ltd. is 119 million Yuan with registered capital of 47.6 million Yuan. Fawer Automotive holds a 40% share of the new company while ThyssenKrupp Presta holds 60%.
ThyssenKrupp Automotive AG, the parent company of ThyssenKrupp Presta, is one of the world's largest automotive supply companies. Operating from more than 120 production locations in 17 countries, the company manufactures customized components, modules and systems for body, chassis and powertrain requirements in all the major markets. ThyssenKrupp Automotive holds leading positions in body parts, engine components such as crankshafts and assembled camshafts, steering columns and steering systems, air springs and damping systems, axles and complete vehicles.
TRW Fawer Automobile Safety Systems Co. Ltd.
TRW Fawer Automobile Safety Systems Co. Ltd. is a 60/40 (TRW/Fawer) joint venture between TRW Automotive and FAW Group subsidiary Fawer Automotive Parts Co. Ltd.
The US $38 million company presently manufactures chassis modules, braking systems, active and passive safety systems including airbag modules, and steering wheels.
The joint venture was originally formed in 1995 as FAW-Kelsey Hayes Automobile Chassis Systems. The Kelsey-Hayes brand and business are now within the TRW Automotive organization.
With 2006 year sales of US 13.1 billion, TRW Automotive ranks among the world's leading automotive suppliers. Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, USA, the company, through its subsidiaries, employs approximately 63,000 people in 25 countries. Products include integrated vehicle control and driver assist systems, braking systems, steering systems, suspension systems, occupant safety systems, electronics, engine components, fastening systems, and aftermarket replacement parts and services.
Valeo Fawer Compressor (Changchun) Co. Ltd.
Valeo Fawer Compressor (Changchun) Co. Ltd. is a joint venture between FAW Group subsidiary Fawer Automotive Parts Co. Ltd. and France's Valeo.
The company, with Valeo equity participation at 60 percent and Fawer at 40 percent, develops and manufactures air-conditioning compressors for both the Chinese and export markets. Contractual duration for the joint venture is 10 years. Operations commenced on September 28, 2006.
Valeo Fawer Compressor (Changchun) Co. Ltd. was registered with 100 million Yuan (RMB) capital and 250 million Yuan (RMB) total investment. Situated on a 25,000 square meter site, the company utilizes a world class 11,177 square meter production facility.
Valeo Fawer produces the advanced KC88 series automotive air conditioning compressor used on FAW-Volkswagen's PQ35 platform-based Sagitar sedan (European market Jetta) and other leading automobiles around the world. Valeo Fawer is strategically positioned to meet the ongoing air conditioning compressor requirements of China domestic and global automotive manufacturers, delivering product with the latest state-of-the-art technology which can save energy, increase driving comfort, and contribute to better environmental protection. The joint venture, featuring a modern assembly line and advanced machining equipment, expects sales to reach 1.2 million units by 2008.
Valeo is an independent industrial group fully focused on the design, production and sale of components, integrated systems and modules for cars and trucks in both the original equipment market and aftermarket. Valeo ranks among the world's top automotive suppliers and supplies all major vehicle manufacturers. The group has 129 plants, 65 R&D centers, 9 distribution centers and employs 67,300 people in 26 countries worldwide.