Saturday, May 08, 2010

Xiaolong Auto's Light Armored Vehicle Family

Xiaolong Auto demos its next generation of "Light Armored Vehicle" family at the
Armored Force Engineering Institution in Beijing.

Xiaolong, a privately funded company located at Wuhan, is losing out to both the Dongfeng Motors and the Shenyang Aircraft Company in fulfilling PLA's "high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle" orders. This demo is part of its recently launched public-relations campaign aiming to convince the PLA to take them more seriously. (here) (here)


duskylim said...

From what I can make out, the vehicles' are derived from commercial truck chassis using coil spring suspension at the front and rear.

The front suspension is independent, while the rear has a solid axle.

Coil spring suspension versus, torsion bar or leaf-spring tends to limit maximum weight, and occupy a larger volume of space.

It does however, make for a smoother ride and better road handling. The large, low-pressure tires will help a lot too.

Front and rear overhang is reduced to a minimum, which will help when fording trenches, streams and clearing obstacles.

The front end of the 6-wheeled vehicle resembles that of the WZ-551 and BTR-80.

The four-wheeler looks more like a humvee.

One can only speculate why the PLA is not interested in them - may be some issues.

Coatepeque said...

Both Dongfeng Motors and the Shenyang Aircraft Company are well established and well connected military ind complex, It will be difficult to go against them head-on.

I am also not sure Xiaolong, a very new company, can deliver large orders.

Bali Map said...

It is a great army vehicle for China.I believe that Chine will be the biggest military power in the next 10 years.mobil bekas

Unknown said...

I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article. I am hoping the same best work from you in the future as well.
We buy Any Car

Ulisse Di Bartolomei said...

Patent fraud. About the Fiat hybrids, the technology double clutch with electric motor between has been stolen by a patent that Fiat Company has never wanted to purchase, but only shamelessly to copy. I invite to visit my blog where her "vitality" of the Fiat planners it appears in all of evidence:
Whoever appreciates an honest industrial ethics in defence of intellectual ownership should spread out the history reported in my blog. If the industries can afford unpunished to copy the ideas and defending it need very expensive legal trial, to which target need the patents? How our young people can find intellectual courage if the economic potentates crush the rights of the single ones?
Do You have a good idea on as I could act for defending my rights? I beg You to leave a comment in my blog. Thanks and good time to everybody.

Ulisse Di Bartolomei

Unknown said...

Good discussion here unveiling facts we do not know.Yes there is a lot happening in the auto market not all that is wanted and desirable.

crane trucks

Ulisse Di Bartolomei said...

The contentious to which my comment refers, has been resolved to the best ways. I thank the firm Fiat for the seriousness and shown availability.
Ulisse Di Bartolomei

Mat Mayer said...

those are some serious trucks
mike from"

The motoring said...

Very interesting to read all your information. I spent a valuable time.
Used cars

Anonymous said...

I was interested know about it lesbian bondage vieos

Unknown said...

Enjoy all your articles, good blog,good website,Thanks
website designing company