In the morning of May 15, 2017, local time, Weichai Chairman Tan Xuguang led a delegation to visit the head quarters of Mahler in Stuttgart, Germany. Mahler Vice President Arnd Franz and Andreas Pfeifer welcomed Tan Xuguangon behalf of Mahler.
Chairman Tan Xuguang and the delegation visited the Mahler R&D centerat the German headquarters and the latest research results. Subsequently, the two sides made in-depth exchanges to review the long history of cooperation, introduce the current development, and share the viewson future internal combustion engine industry general and technical trends.
Chairman Tan expressed his appreciation and admiration for the strength of Mahler in the field of internal combustion engine and engine component supply. The two sides agreed to carry out more in-depth strategic cooperation in key related parts and key systems in the future to achieve mutually beneficial and win-win development.
In the afternoon of May 15, 2017, local time, Chairman Tan met with FEV CEO Stefan Pischinger and his technical team.
The two sides held cordial and friendly talks to express full affirmation of past cooperation and exchange views on the future development trend and characteristics of the new situation and the future cooperation areas and models of the two sides.
Tan Xuguang and the delegation visited the Bosch Group's Industry 4.0 factory to understand the specific application of industry 4.0 in the factory on site, and discussed the two sides’strategic cooperation in the field of intelligent manufacturing.
During the communication, Chairman Tan introduced the development of Weichai in recent years, reviewed the cooperation process of both sides and thanked Bosch Group for its strong support to Weichai. Bosch Group said that the cooperation of Weichaiover the years had been happy and fruitful, and hoped to further strengthen communication and deepen strategic cooperation to jointly cope with various challenges.
The two sides agreed to cooperatemore closely in higher level, more areas and a wider range to achieve mutual benefit and win-win development in the future.