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Garrett Motion Completes Expansion of Automotive Plant in Wuhan, China

Garrett Motion celebrates enlargement of Wuhan plant, 6/28/2023

Funding designed to fulfill China’s rising demand for emissions discount and 0 emissions applied sciences

WUHAN, HUBEI PROVINCE, CHINA, June 28, 2023/ — Garrett Motion Inc. (Nasdaq: GTX), a differentiated expertise chief in the automotive business celebrated the enlargement of its Wuhan Plant in Hubei, China (section two). In a proper ceremony led by CEO and president Olivier Rabiller, the corporate additionally commemorated the manufacturing of 30 million turbochargers in China.

The multi-phase enlargement of Garrett Motion’s Wuhan facility included its first high-speed automated manufacturing line of superior variable nozzle expertise (VNT) for turbo passenger automobiles. The funding elevated the plant’s manufacturing capability by 50 % and displays a rising demand for enhancing applied sciences that allow the downsizing of engines and enhance gas financial system for each ICE and electrified powertrains.

“Garrett Motion’s newest investments in China and Wuhan, in addition to the supply of the 30 millionth turbocharger mark vital milestones. These exhibit our deep, 30-year expertise right here in addition to our long-term dedication to growing domestically, superior applied sciences that meet the distinctive wants of Chinese language prospects, mentioned Olivier Rabiller, CEO of Garrett Motion. “We stay up for innovating additional alongside automakers as China more and more calls for emissions discount and 0 emissions applied sciences,” he added.

China’s new vitality automobile (NEV) market boomed in 2022, with gross sales of 6.88 million items – up 93 % vs. 2021.

Inside this broad class of environment friendly automobiles, the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) phase is amongst these driving demand for Garrett’s differentiated applied sciences. In hybrid automobile purposes, VNT turbos – resembling those now produced by Garrett in Wuhan — improve general effectivity by working with an electrical motor to optimize energy supply with out sacrificing effectivity.

“Garrett Motion is increasing our R&D, manufacturing and sourcing capabilities in China, for China,” mentioned Jessica Zhang, vp, and normal supervisor, Garrett China. She added,” Our aim is to fulfill automaker’s evolving wants throughout China’s transition into electrified applied sciences and to be a fair stronger contributor to the event of the world’s largest auto market.”

Past manufacturing, Garrett is strengthening its R&D capabilities in China, the place it has established its second largest laboratory in the world (Shanghai). Native and international groups collaborate to leverage the corporate’s deep experience in high-speed turbo equipment, high-speed electrical motors, superior energy electronics, and management software program in growing the subsequent technology of improvements.

Since opening in 2013, Garrett Motion’s Wuhan plant has maintained a mean annual manufacturing development charge of over 50 %. In the course of the previous three years alone, Garrett has delivered 10 million turbochargers in the Chinese language market, in addition to electrical compressors for hydrogen gas cell automobiles.

About Garrett Motion China

Garrett established its presence in China in 1994 and was among the many first international firms to introduce turbocharging expertise into the nation. Headquartered in Shanghai, Garrett has two world-class, superior manufacturing amenities in Shanghai and Wuhan, in addition to an R&D heart. The corporate employs greater than 1,000 folks, together with a China R&D crew of about 200 specialists with end-to-end engineering and repair capabilities. Garrett boasts lasting partnerships with greater than 40 international and Chinese language automakers. It affords a complete portfolio of emissions discount and 0 emissions applied sciences, in addition to clever linked software program options for gasoline, diesel, pure gasoline, hybrid electrical, and battery electrical automobiles.

About Garrett Motion Inc.

Garrett Motion is a differentiated expertise chief, serving prospects worldwide for greater than 65 years with passenger automobiles, business automobiles, aftermarket substitute, and efficiency enhancement options. Garrett’s cutting-edge expertise allows automobiles to grow to be cleaner, extra environment friendly, and extra linked. Garrett boasts 5 R&D facilities, 13 manufacturing websites, and 9,300 staff situated in 180 nations. Our portfolio of turbocharging applied sciences, electrical boosting, and automotive software program options empowers the transportation business to redefine and additional advance movement. For extra info, please go to


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