Chinatrucks.com reports that on May 10, the most powerful tractor unit, SHACMAN X6000 with 840 hp Weichai engine rolled off the production line. This also marks the two millionth heavy duty truck produced by SHACMAN. As the industry continues to grow and move towards high horsepower, the market share of heavy trucks with 500+ horsepower grows from 24.6 percent in 2018 to 40 percent in 2023.
Yuan Hongming, secretary of the party committee and chairman of Shaanxi Automobile Holding Group, stressed that SHACMAN has always been committed to solving the pain points of its customers, who are more concerned about lower energy consumption, higher transport efficiency and better driving experience.
The Weichai 17H 840HP Engine, with a maximum output torque of 3 750 Nm, can reduce fuel consumption by five to eight percent. Its B10 service life can reach up to two million km. It is a significant breakthrough in terms of power, reliability and cost effectiveness and will undoubtedly address the concerns of users.
“SHACMAN-CIMC Cooperation Organization” was officially inaugurated at the event. They developed the industry's first integrated development model that technically integrates chassis and upper body, as well as key links such as organization structure, digital marketing and after sales service. In this way, the two original products are combined into one and brought to market, maximizing commercial value with limited resources.
n the first four months of this year, SHACMAN produced and sold 52 800 vehicles, achieving an increase of 49 percent year-on-year. The overall market share grew by 3.43 percent, with the domestic civilian products share up by 2.5 percent. SHACMAN continues to be a market leader not only in CNG/LNG and dump trucks, but also in freight, AMT and new energy trucks.
The launch of X6000 high horsepower product and its cooperation with CIMC will empower SHACMAN to develop towards intelligence and integration further.