Warmly Congratulating the Project of Front-engine Front-wheel 8 Gears Automatic Transmission (8AT) Research & Development And Industrialization Awarded National Science And Technology Progress Award
On morning, 9th January, National Science and Technology Awards Conference was held in the Great Hall of the People. Xi Jinping who is General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, President and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, Li Keqiang who is member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and the Premier of State Council, Liu Yunshan who is member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Central Secretariat attended conference. Conference was hosted by Zhang Gaoli who is member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and the Vice Premier of State Council.
Project of Front-engine Front-wheel 8 Gears Automatic Transmission (8AT) research & development and industrialization awarded first prize of National science and Technology Awards, Chairman of Shengrui Transmission Co., Ltd Liu Xiangwu, Xu Xiangyang who is professor of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, executive deputy director of National Passenger Car Automatic Transmission Engineering Technology Research Center, Zhou Liting who is Vice Chairman of Shengrui Transmission Co., Ltd as the award representatives attended the award ceremony. Cui jianping who is Chairman of Weifang’s Political Consultative Conference, team leader of 8AT Project Coordinate Propulsion Team and Cheng Huoping who is vice president of Jiangling Motors Holding Group witnessed this historical moment in the Great Hall of the People.
Before the conference began, Xi JinPing and other leaders of Party and State met award representatives of National Science and Technology Awards Conference, and shook hands with Chairman Liu Xiangwu and others, then took group photo to mark the occasion.
At 10 am, the conference began with fevered Chinese National Anthem. Liu Yandong who is member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council read out “Decision of the State Council on the National Science and Technology Award in 2016”. With warmly applauses, Xi Jinping and other leaders of Party and State handed over prizes to representatives who awarded National Natural Science Award, National Technology Invention Award, National Science and Technology Progress Award, People’s Republic of China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award, and then they shook hands with them. Xu Xiangyang who is the first completer of Project of Front-engine Front-wheel 8 Gears Automatic Transmission (8AT) research & development and industrialization came to the stage and awarded by leaders.
Li Keqiang represented Party Central Committee and State Council to congratulate whole awarded representatives, and expressed highest respect and best regards to countrywide scientific and technical workers, acknowledged foreign experts who had taken part in Chinese technology works. Zhao Zhongxian who awarded National Top Science and Technology Award made a statement which represented all awardee.
Project of Front-engine Front-wheel 8 Gears Automatic Transmission (8AT) research & development and industrialization break through and grasp automatic transmission positive designing and researching and industrialization core technology, filled up blank of domestic technology, product function and technology level have achieved international advanced level, broke foreign patent barriers, technical blockade and market monopoly, fostered independent industry chain and high-level research & development groups, improved domestic automatic transmission researching and manufacturing level to international leading level, made outstanding social economy benefit, it is a significant breakthrough of Chinese automobile industry independent core power assembly, which has made more important meaning of promoting automobile industry technology progresses. It is only one first prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award of Chinese automobile components industry.