2015-08-07JAC Italy R&D Center Celebrated Its 10th Anniversary

On July 29th, JAC Italy R&D center celebrated its 10th anniversary in Turin, Italy. The Chinese embassy in Italy Xu Xiaofeng, chairman of chamber of commerce and industry in Turin Guido Bolatto, general manager of Piedmont regional trade and investment promotion institute Silvia Sabato celebrated at the scene. Mr. Anjin, chairman of JAC, made a speech in the celebration ceremony. Deputy general manager Yan Gang, others leadership from JAC R&D center and passenger car marketing company, and JAC Italy R&D center design team attended the this activity.

JAC Italy R&D center was established on June 15th, 2005, which was the first design center set up by Chinese auto companies in Italy. It made full use of the advantage of human resources and technical resources in Italy automobile industry and gradually grew into a world-class research and development center through 10-year hard work. It adheres to the enterprise philosophy of "Integrate global resources to build the world car". In the process of development, JAC Italy R&D center maintains close cooperation with the local academic institutions and established the international platform to absorbing international talents. Meanwhile, it introduces the international advanced design idea, process and system, contact and introduced the world-class parts and technology suppliers. JAC Italy R&D center also undertakes the task of external publicity and sets up the image and reputation of JAC brand, preparing the passenger cars to enter the global markets for JAC.

In the past 10 years, JAC R&D center started from four people and 40 square meters office to develop into a design team which owns more than one hundred people from 12 countries and over 5000 square meters office. It has become a world-class independent R&D center base. In 2005, JAC R&D center won the Italy- China Fund Institute’s the best Chinese enterprise award; in 2012, it was elected as the TOP 6 global auto design institution by the world biggest auto magazine QUATTRO RUOTE. In the past 10 years, JAC R&D center has integrated European the most advanced design concept and translated into products which can satisfy Chinese market demand and JAC manufacturing capability such as S5, M5, J4, S3, S2, A60 and other models. It is worth mentioning that SC-9 has defeated the major European luxury cars and successfully entered into the Italian national museum. In the past 10 years, JAC R&D center not only made great contribution to JAC passenger car development but also provided valuable reference for Chinese enterprises who want to establish R&D institution in Italy. It is a successful example of Italy and China mutual cooperation.

Mr. An said, JAC has maintained steady and rapid development momentum under the joint efforts of all JAC staff. Its products have been sold to more than 120 countries and regions in the world, including Italy. In the first half of this year, under the situation of China's auto industry dropping sharply, JAC has sold all kinds of vehicles 292,000 uints, in a creasing of 16%; sales income has reached 23.542 billion RMB, nearly ten percent growth leading the industry average. Among them, the sales of passenger cars jumped 80% during the first half of 2015, which made JAC become the fastest-growing auto company, and was far above the China’s auto industry growth. Especially JAC S3 designed and developed by JAC Italy R&D center, the total sales volume ranks No.1 in the compacted SUV in the first half of this year.

Mr. An also pointed that: As a sustainable development comprehensive auto enterprise with the social responsibility, we have always paid attention to customers’ requirements and spared no pains to improve customers’ using experience. We always insist on putting customers’ satisfaction in the first place and apply the business operation concept of ‘integrate global resource to produce the world car’. In the next 10 year, JAC will strength the cooperation with overseas partners and expand the foreign investment. To enlarge the overseas team and merged into local society, JAC will become a international and comprehensive auto enterprise.

The Chinese embassy in Italy Minister-Counsellor Xu Xiaofeng expressed: ‘The development history of JAC Italy R&D center is an epitome of two countries economic and trade cooperation. China places a high importance on innovation and makes the innovation as a national development strategy. It also encourages the enterprise to enlarge the research and development efforts and investment. China is ready to work with Italy to further strengthen cooperation in intellectual property protection and encourage the innovation enthusiasm of two countries’ enterprises. Meanwhile, make full use of two sides respective advantages to promote the cooperation in the field of high-end manufacturing.’

The president of Turin chamber of trade and industry expressed that: ‘On this land, you can find the innovative resource, technology, engineering design and modeling design. And you also can find all the knowledge of achieving the great industrial and scientific and technological projects. Turin is always named with excellence and JAC Italy R&D Center is powerful evidence.’

Italy Piedmont regional trade and investment promotion institute CEO Silvia Sabato delivered the speech:’ Piedmont regional government will continue to support JAC and wish JAC Italy R&D center to be better!’

Through 10 years’ development, JAC Italy R&D center has become a world first class independent design and research base, which has won abundant of prices. The general manger of JAC Italy R&D center Lu Di expressed that: ’JAC Italy R&D center has put the improving the technology innovation ability as the target of future 10 years effects. Our design team will make use of internet, SNS and other methods to close customers and make each product to satisfy customers’ demands. And we have confidence to make our products to reach the top level in domestic and overseas. ’

Wishing a happy birthday to JAC Italy R&D center for 10 years! Dream is not so far and future is here!

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