The headquarters of China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (CNHTC) is located in Jinan city, Shandong Province, P. R. China. It is the cradle and leading production base of the heavy-duty truck industry in China. It is famous for developing and manufacturing the first heavy duty truck -- “HUANGHE” brand vehicle model JN150 in China, for successful introducing the “STEYR” heavy duty truck production project, and for setting up a joint venture with VOLVO to manufacture the heavy duty trucks with up-to-date international level.
CNHTC was founded on the basis of Jinan Automobile Works (JAW). JAW was founded in 1935, and mainly manufactured spare parts of trucks. It started developed and manufactured heavy duty truck in 1956 and became a manufacturer of heavy-duty truck in China. -- “HUANGHE” brand vehicle model JN150 with payload 8 tons in April 1963, ended the history that heavy-duty truck cannot be manufactured in China. Chairman Mao Zedong visited this sample truck when he surveyed Jinan on April 4th, 1963. Commander Zhude signed the name of “HUANGHE” for this truck. Since then, CNHTC manufactured several hundred thousand units of heavy-duty trucks, made an important contribution to the developing of civil economy.
At present, CNHTC has Jinan Truck Co., Ltd., Jinan Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd., Jinan Power Co., Ltd., Jinan Axle Co. Ltd., Jinan Special Vehicle Co., Ltd., Jinan Bus Co., Ltd, and Huawo Truck Co., Ltd. in Jinan Area for manufacturing and assembling of truck CBU, manufacturing and processing of engine, axle, gearbox, wheel, propeller shaft, cab trimming, seat and so on components and parts, and producing and manufacturing task of bus and special vehicle. In Shandong Area, there are Qingdao Special Vehicle Company, Taian Wuyue Special Vehicle Company, Jining Refitting Vehicle Company and Jinan Park Machine Company for manufacturing of special trucks and refitting trucks. Out of Shandong, there are Hangzhou Truck Engine Works of Jinan Power Co., Ltd., Chongqing Fuel Pump & Nozzle Factory and so on. The Technical Development Center at the Jinan headquarters, which is a state level enterprise technical center, supplies powerful technical support for the R & D of CNHTC’s products. Besides, CNHTC also has been managing subsidiaries such as real estate company, import & export company, Hong Kong company, finance company, Xinhai vouching company, and property management company etc. CNHTC also possesses a listed company, namely, A stock “ CNHTC”.