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Dongfeng Peugeot’s strongest SUV is going to be put into production, the robot has the final say on the quality

Just over 2 months ago,Dongfeng Peugeotjust nowBeijingThe “Rising Blue Up” brand plan consisting of three core modules of “Product Upward”, “Technology Upward” and “Experience Upward” was released.Including the launch of 18 models in five yearsnew carA series of specific measures, including the full application of a new generation of design styles, and the successive deployment of ADAS intelligent driving assistance systems.

And just 3 months later, the 3 new cars that will be launched in the second half of this year – the new 3008, the new 308, and the 4008 are already on their way to the market. Among them, the most noteworthy is the Dongfeng Peugeot 4008, which is about to roll off the assembly line in the fourth Shenlong factory, that is, the Chengdu factory. This Dongfeng Peugeot is the largest and most powerful SUV so far.

Due to the limitation of the non-disclosure agreement, a lot of information about this new car cannot be disclosed at present, such as the design of this car is trendy enough, the ADAS function is powerful enough, the size space is large enough, the cockpit is amazing enough, the big screen in the car is dazzling enough, etc. However, through the understanding and retelling of the factory that produces this new SUV, that is, the Shenlong Chengdu factory, it can also increase some people’s understanding and expectations of this new French SUV.

  Robots in the workshop have the final say

In the stamping and welding workshop of Shenlong Chengdu factory, the first impression is that there are very few people.

  Dongfeng Peugeot’s strongest SUV is going to be put into production, the robot has the final say on the quality

The entire Chengdu plant is designed to have an annual production capacity of 300,000 vehicles, and an average of one vehicle can be produced every minute.Among them, the stamping workshop has several high-speedmechanicalThe stamping production line is designed to have a maximum cycle time of 15 times per minute, that is, a maximum of 15 parts can be produced per minute. Moreover, the high-efficiency mold design scheme is adopted, and the joint installation (four pieces in one mold) is adopted, and the number of punches of the single-car press is reduced by 16%. At the same time, the number of workers in the entire stamping production line is only 4-5, which is 3/4 less than before.


andThe welding workshop of the Chengdu factory is equipped with 435 robots, almost four times the number of front-line operators in the workshop. The number of workers in the traditional welding workshop is 10 times more than here.adoption on such a large scalerobotThe operation is the first in the Shenlong factory.


  The welding workshop can realize 100% automatic welding operation, which is a veritable robot workshop.At the same time, 6000W high-power laser welding technology is used in key parts such as the body, and the welding speed is as high as 7m/min.

It is noteworthy that,There is also a super-large hexahedral turntable with a diameter of 10.5 meters in the world and the only one in China in the welding workshop.With this equipment, six models can be produced on one production line.At the same time, the welding workshop uses the automatic photo recognition system for the first time to achieve high rhythm and highautomation.

The painting workshop of Shenlong Chengdu factory adopts green pretreatment technology, which can save energy consumption by 70%, reduce residue by more than 90%, and eliminate heavy metal emissions. At the same time, the intermediate coating-free baking process is adopted, and the energy consumption can be further reduced by 15%, and the use of compact water-based paint reduces VOC emissions.In addition, the painting workshop is also a world of robots. A total of 68 spraying robots are equipped to realize automatic spraying on the inner and outer surfaces of the car body.


  Dongfeng Peugeot’s forward base for developing the western market

It can be seen from the introduction of relevant personnel of the company that the Chengdu plant has introduced the EMP2 platform newly developed by PSA. This platform technology is the latest efficient modular platform developed by PSA. , higher parts versatility” and other significant advantages. On the EMP2 platform, passenger vehicles and even commercial vehicle products of different grades, sizes and configurations can be derived. In the future, Dongfeng Peugeot, Dongfeng Citroen and Dongfeng will all have new cars produced at the Chengdu plant.

It is also understood that the Chengdu plant will mainly produce SUVs and MPVs. At the same time, it will also become a base for Shenlong Motors, especially Dongfeng Peugeot, to develop the western market. Earlier reports said that the new cars produced here are likely to be exported to Southeast Asia. From the perspective of Dongfeng Peugeot’s next series of market moves, such as the new 3008 that will be launched in Chongqing, the 4008 that will be unveiled during the Chengdu Auto Show, and the new 308 that will be launched in Xi’an, these heavy market activities are almost all concentrated. In the core key cities in the west. This also directly reflects Dongfeng Peugeot’s determination to develop the western market.

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