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August 17, 2016

SsangYong Changwon plant builds millionth diesel

SsangYong Motor Company has built its millionth diesel engine at the Changwon Plant II.

SsangYong Motor Company has built its millionth diesel engine at the Changwon Plant II.

A ceremony was held at the plant to mark the occasion. The millionth engine is a 2.2-litre engine (D22DTR) for rear wheel drive installation in the New Actyon Sports pickup improved for 2017 with the addition of an upgraded Euro 6 complaint e-XDi220 engine.

The plant produces five different petrol engines and six diesels. Annual producion capacity of 430,000 units is currently allocated to 130,000 petrol units, 200,000 diesels and 100,000 1.6-litre small engines for the Tivoli and its longer XLV variant.

Seung-Ki Song, head of production, said: “Since opening of the Changwon Plant I in 1994 and the Plant II in 2004, total accumulated production of gasoline and diesel engines has exceeded 2,460,000 units.”

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