JAC for quality that beats the budget
The well-established Chinese truck and vehicle manufacturer JAC has appointed a dealer in George as part of its fast-growing national network. Dealer principal Hilton Cooks is well-known as a motoring fundi and he has now added a tried truck and double cab from JAC to his dealership. JAC is the popular name for the fifth largest Chinese truck and vehicle manufacturer that has more than fifty years of automotive manufacturing experience.
For vibrant and continuing development, JAC has a national-level Research and Development (R&D) Centre in Hefei and also set up China’s first overseas R&D Centre in Italy in 2005 and a second one in Japan, in 2006.
This ensures that current and future customers benefit from continuous improvement across the vehicle range.
In 2010, JAC was one of the top ten most productive vehicle manufacturers in China, selling 458 500 units for a 2,5% market share and reaching eighth place in a huge economy. Estimated production capacity has been over 500 000 units a year since 2009. Volkswagen has sent its experts to work with JAC R&D team, and a group of more than 30 staff are jointly designing and developing the first car of joint venture.
All in all, this means that though the brand is new to the Southern Cape, it is already a global player with a network of 30 dealers in South Africa. Advanced technology is dedicated to producing safe, environmentally friendly and economical vehicles with sustained brand progress and cost improvement. JAC is also dedicated to strict quality control and constant management improvement. The company has been awarded as a “’Recommended Brand for Export”, “The Most Competitive Brand in Market”, an “Enterprise for Exemption from Export Inspection” and “National Quality Award” by the China Chamber of Commerce.
JAC stresses a policy of “quality first” and believes “quality is the foundation of survival and development”.
JAC has exported products to the regions of South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and established sound business relationships with more than
Vehicle after-sales support and spares is backed up by a massive warehouse dedicated to export spares, so that orders are streamlined and despatched immediately.
For more information on JAC, contact Hilton Cook or Chris Pretorius on 044 873 2582 or pop in for a good cup of coffee at Peugeot in York Street.
The JAC X200 workhorse with its load capacity of 1,3 ton will find many applications with small to medium sized companies.
Chris Pretorius of JAC George handing over one of the first T6 JAC pickups to new owner Johan van Staden.