Shacman trucks launch in NZ
Posted: 04-Feb-2021 |
Last week saw the official NZ launch of Chinese truck brand Shacman. Owned by Shaanxi Automobile Holding Group which employs over 32,000 staff, Chinese company Shacman began manufacturing Military vehicles in 1968 then in 1995 started producing heavy commercial vehicles, now Shacman Trucks are number 1 in China and boast 2020 sales of 244,109 trucks in over 110 countries.
The Shacman range of trucks includes the X3000 with a ISM E5 Cummins 440hp and an Eaton box, there’s also a 660hp tractor unit, plus an L3000 12-tonne for the school bus market.
All are well-specced and ready for the NZ market.
Shacman NZ’s GM Bobby Khan says “we’re not here to compete with the Europeans or Americans but there is a place for Chinese vehicles” believing that they are competitively priced and offer both driver comfort and technologically advanced.
More details, including national dealerships and service centres to follow soon.