On April 3rd, 2018,a splendid FAW J5P Key Handing-over Ceremony was held in Karachi, Pakistan, At the ceremony, the first 10 FAW J5P-360 oil tankers were delivered to Pakistan State Oil (PSO contractors),and another 50 oil tankers would be handed over to PSO contractors in short future.
The event was attended by dignitaries including Senator Taj Afridi, MD&CEOSheikh ImranulHaqueof PSO, Representative Mr. NianHaoyu of FAW Pakistan.Other senior company officials from PSO, representatives from China FAW Group and Al Haj FAW Pakistan, and470 PSO carriage contractors also attended the ceremony.
FAW, founded in 1953, is known as China’s first and largest automotive group. Alongwith the motto of ” first class product and first class service”, FAW is widely credited in China and abroad since its foundation, therefore has become an icon among Chinese vehicle producers. And still, to keep the dominant position in markets, FAW is striving tirelessly to create the best products through strict production control, massive R&D investment, and persistent innovation. In 2017, FAW manufactured a total of 3,407,810 units, and sold 3,346,000 units in China and overseas, the sales revenue reached 469.8 billion RMB, ranking 125thin Fortune Global 500.
In view of PSO’s urgent need of upgrading its gas & oil transportation fleet , FAW provided the product that is economical，safe and with strong power within the shortest time. FAW J5P, a customized reformative vehicle with 28 configurationsimprovedwas optimized. It is built in complete compliance with the Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) and National Highways Authority (NHA) standards.The highlight isthe enhancement of engine power, from 330Hp to 360Hp. On service aspect, 36 months defer payment, a two year’s or 120,000Km’s quality guarantee and special VIP service constitute the competitive service support scheme among the industry, which enables the carriage contractors of PSO to induct compliant vehicles in PSO Transportation system conveniently.
“PSO is glad to be with FAW, to ensure implementation of OGRA and NHA standards in the transportation of petroleum products. The induction of new tank lorries will not only enhance PSO’s capacity to transport more fuel but also prepare the company to fulfill the country’s increasing fuel needs in wake of new business opportunities emerging from a consistent economic growth and mega projects like China Pakistan Economic Corridor.”On the occasion, MD & CEO PSO, Sheikh ImranulHaque addressed.
“FAW appreciate PSO’s determination on modernizing Pakistani road transportation system and PSO’s strategic ambition towards Pakistani market”, addressed at the ceremony, Mr. Nian, representative of FAW Pakistan, “As the leader of China’s automakers, FAW inherits the mission of independent innovation and continuous improvement for 60 years and wins trust and support from over 6 million global users. Relying on world-class research and development team and world-level truck-manufacturing base, FAW provides customers with safe, reliable, fuel-saving, comfortable and efficient world-class products. FAW will offer more excellent products and complete solution to join hands with our clients for a win-win future.”
The Pakistani market ofoil and gas transportation, once dominated by Hino, Isuzu and Mitsubishi, and now Faw is playing a more important role gradually. .The strategic cooperation between FAW and PSO indicated the increasing demands of Pakistani market for better commercial vehicles, and with the persistentcreed of “first class product and first class service”, FAW will not only provide highly competitive products and services, but work deeply with Pakistani clients to set the new benchmark for the Pakistani transportation industry. —PR