TI Automotive, a leading global supplier of automotive fluid systems, officially opened a new fuel tank systems production facility in Baoding, China.
The 74,000 square-foot facility is the company’s third fuel tank production facility in China, according to a press release. The new location is dedicated to producing low-emission plastic fuel tank systems for Great Wall Motors’ Haval brand of sport-utility and crossover-utility vehicles.
“The Haval line of vehicles is one of the fastest-growing brands in China and Great Wall Motors is the largest manufacturer of SUVs and trucks in China,” said Hans Dieltjens, executive vice president, fuel tank & delivery systems, TI Automotive. “Our goal is to support this growth through our product expertise in fuel tank and delivery systems technology and through this new facility.”
TI Automotive expects to employ 120 people at full capacity at the Baoding facility.