Build “National-level” Innovation Demonstration Zone for Civil-Military Integration
The First “Made-in-Xiaogan” New Energy Auto Finished
On January 14, at the Second Session of the 13th National People’s Congress in Hubei Province, the Report on the Work of the Government by Governor Wang Xiaodong clearly supported Xiaogan city in building a national innovation demonstration zone for civil-military integration. At the end of last month, the first “made-in-Xiaogan” new energy auto was finished, opening a new journey for Xiaogan’s civil-military integration industry worth 100 billion yuan.
Xiaogan, an important military industry city, is a demonstration base for the national civil-military integration industry. Its foundation for the development of the civil-military integration industry is good and it has outstanding advantages. At present, there are in the base 79 industrial enterprises with a certain scale, 16 key military enterprises, and more than 40 civil-military integration projects. Last year, the city issued the “Three-year Action Plan for the Development of Civil-Military Integration”, aiming to take the civil-military integration industry as a strategic pillar industry that is distinctive and worth 100 billion yuan.
Xiaogan, as an important node city in the Hubei automobile corridor, has a strong development momentum in the automobile and parts industry. At present, there are more than 150 auto and parts companies such as Sanjiang Heavy Industry, Japan’s YAZAKI and Koito, etc. It has the capacity to develop and produce heavy-duty off-road vehicles, new energy autos as well as auto lamps, car wire harnesses, interior trim parts and other parts. The new energy automobile and parts industry has become one of the three strategic emerging industries in our city.
Relying on the industrial base to promote the high-quality development of the manufacturing industry, Xiaogan has made rapid progress in the development of the new energy automobile industry. In June 2018, the municipal government signed a cooperation agreement on the new energy logistics vehicle project with CASIC and Qingdao Aucma Holdings Group. Aucma planned to build a production base with an annual output of more than 30,000 new energy logistics vehicles in Xiaogan within three years. In August of the same year, the municipal government, CASIC and Xiamen Golden Dragon Bus Co. Ltd. signed a cooperation agreement on the large and medium-sized new energy bus production to build a middle-China scientific research and production base with an annual output of more than 2,000 new energy buses. In December, Hubei Golden Dragon Bus Co. Ltd. was founded in Xiaogan.
The reporter learned from relevant departments that Hubei Golden Dragon has completed the construction of the final assembly line of the “Four Processes” production lines, and welding, coating and other production lines are under construction, and the first large and medium-sized new energy bus has been finished. Sample vehicles for new energy logistics vehicles and medium and heavy-duty trucks have been determined, and production qualification application has been submitted to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China.
To lay a solid foundation for the industrial development, the city has prepared the Development Plan for the New Energy Automobile Industry in Xiaogan to help CASIC launch the mixed-ownership reform of Hubei Sanjiang Space Wanshan Special Vehicle Co., Ltd., and ensure that the new energy vehicle project becomes bigger and stronger from the institutional mechanism. The city also discussed with domestic key automotive parts enterprises, and actively introduced new energy auto core parts enterprises such as Carlyle Battery, Shenzhen Jinyuan Power Battery and Taiwan CMP Auto Brake System, with a total investment of more than 10 billion yuan.