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Ford Everest Rolling off-line at Xiaolan Plant with Presale Price Starts from 269,800 yuan

August 19th saw the rolling off-line of the much anticipated Ford all-new SUV Everest at Xiaolan plant of Jiangxing Motors Co., Ltd. ("JMC") in Nanchang. Meanwhile, its presale price range was released to be 269,800 to 369,800 yuan.
The ceremony was attended by Mr. Dave Schoch, Ford Motor Company Group Vice President and President of Ford Asia Pacific Region; Mr. John Lawler, Chairman and CEO of Ford Motor (China) Limited; Mr. Qiu Tiangao, Chairman of Jiangling Motors Co., Group; Mr. Wang Xigao, Chairman of JMC; Mr. York Chen, President of JMC; Mdm. Xiong Chunying, First EVP of JMC, and Mr. Jin Wenhui, EVP of JMC, as well as other senior and medium level management from JMC, workers' representatives and media friends, etc..
The two engines equipped on Everest are Ford new 2.0L EcoBoost turbocharged gasoline engine and the latest 2.2L TDCi Turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine, both of which represent outstanding performance. Everest provides customers with three versions with varied features, namely flagship, luxury and elite.
"Everest is the excellent all terrain super intelligent SUV tailored especially for Chinese customers. It not only creates a great opportunity for JMC to lead the medium-large sized SUV segment, but also drives JMC's cooperation with Ford into a new epoch." said JMC president York Chen.

Xiaolan Plant Confident for High Quality
As another blockbuster Ford SUV localized in China Market, the launch of Ford Everest in JMC Xiaolan plant in Nanchang indicated that this new vehicle is ready for mass production from now on. JMC Xiaolan Plant is a high-tech modern plant which was launched officially in 2013. Ford lean production system, Ford stringent product quality management systems and Ford global quality improvement process are all introduced into this plant, enabling the production and quality data and resource sharing between JMC and Ford.
On Everest's production line in Xiaolan plant, the Stamping shop is equipped with the most advanced press line in global auto industry, state of the art seven-axle automatic robot, and world-class synchronized control technology. Welding line in body shop has the highest level of flexibility and intelligence in the industry. Paint shop boasts the biggest cathode painting line in domestic auto industry. Its 3C1B high solid coating technology guarantees the brightness and enduring painting effect of different colored Everest. The final assembly plant possesses the most sophisticated whole vehicle quality inspection equipment and informationalized quality control system, including MES system, the most comprehensive and most advanced modern information system applied in auto manufacturing. Thus, smart management can be realized during the high-efficient production. Moreover, JMC self...