Ten years later Chinese heavy truck AMT will share more than half, to try new areas of heavy vehicles
Ten years later AMT China's heavy truck market share will exceed 50%
Source: China Automotive News Network
The next 3 to 5 years, China's heavy commercial vehicle automatic mechanical transmission AMT market will be a major breakthrough.
September 6, ZF passenger and light truck drive technology business unit Wei Guoqing, head of China told reporters: "We conclude that, in 2017, 2018 is a heavy-duty tractor AMT market cultivation period; 2019 will be the product introduction period, the market sales will dramatically; in 2020, heavy-duty tractor sales of 20% will be equipped with AMT; 2025, this proportion will exceed 50%. "
Wei Guoqing said China's heavy truck market is still dominated by manual transmissions, AMT is still in the introduction phase. For six years, ZF attempt in the field of heavy vehicles imported AMT China, mainly products block 12, in the test marketing stage, did not do too much spending on marketing marketing, but to focus on further analysis to understand AMT in Chinese market adaptability, user feedback and how to better adapt to complex road AMT various regions of China.
Wei Guoqing said: "The Chinese heavy truck market environment is more complex than in Europe, calibration and adjustment of the AMT and therefore more complex, heavy truck ZF AMT project longer than in other countries in China calibration time."
With the domestic motorway network tends to improve, more stringent regulations, overload has decreased, more customers understand AMT reliability, fuel economy, efficiency and driving comfort, it begins to slowly come to accept AMT, We are willing to trucks fitted due to the increased cost of paying AMT, and enhance the efficiency of use of the vehicle can reduce the overall cost.
Wei Guoqing said the market cultivation period of the past few years, ZF continuously improve local technical service capabilities, to meet the Chinese market and the road ready to take off quickly when the market until it can better serve Chinese customers. To this end, ZF will put into operation in China in 2019 the latest generation of AMT, then ZF AMT heavy truck market will be more competitive, better serve the Chinese market.