China News Agency, Hubei News Service, December 20 (Chen Jian, Zhang Nianfeng) In the afternoon of December 17, an assessment team consisting of six experts from the National Torch Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, and the Provincial Science and Technology Agency passed a After a series of serious and rigorous assessment procedures, the company unanimously passed the final review of the application of the National Torch Plan of the Auto Industry Development Zone to the Xiangfan Automobile Power and Components Industrial Base.
Since the automobile industry development zone was built in 1992, after more than 10 years of construction and development, its automobile power and component industries have formed scale. At present, the entire region has formed an industry cluster with Dongfeng Xiangfan Base as its main body and supporting small and medium-sized enterprises with various fields. The four major bases for automobile power, vehicle manufacturing, vehicle research and development, and parts and components manufacturing have also taken shape. Annual production capacity of 81,000 vehicles and 330,000 engines. The district currently has a national-level automotive research institute, the largest multi-purpose vehicle testing ground in Asia, and research and development centers for light vehicles and cars with leading domestic research facilities. There are 7 high-tech companies, including Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Cummins Engine Co., Ltd.
At the review meeting, the experts agreed that the Xiangfan Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government have attached great importance to the development of high-tech industries, especially supporting the automobile power and component industries as the pillar industries in the city's key development and introducing a feasible medium and long-term development plan. And related policy measures. After many years of construction and development, the automobile industrial development zone has obvious technical advantages, industrial advantages, and competitive advantages. It is in full compliance with the conditions of the "National Torch Program Industrialization Base Certification Measures". It is recommended to be identified as the National Torch Plan Xiangfan Automobile Power and Parts Industry. Base, and proposed to identify five companies such as Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Cummins Engine Co., Ltd. as the first batch of key enterprises within the base.