In 1947, the original Wusong Works organization was established.
In 1953, the company's name was changed to Shanghai Diesel Engine Factory.
In 1993, Shanghai Diesel Engine Factory was restructured into Shanghai Diesel Engine Co, Ltd.
In 2017, our 70th anniversary event witnessed the 1,700,000th engine coming off the production line.
Today, in 2019, SDEC is a state-owned diesel engine manufacturing company wholly owned by SAIC Motor (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation).
Established in 1947, Shanghai Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (SDEC) is a leading manufacturer of diesel engines, with more than 1800 employees responsible for the design and manufacturing of diesel engines, engine parts, and generator sets. We own and operate in-house automatic production lines and quality management systems for passenger vehicles. For more than 70 years, SDEC has built our reputation for superior quality diesel engines among all our global customers. Our diesel and natural gas engines span several different series, including M, R, H, D, C, E, G, K, W, and more to serve every conceivable customer need. Typical engine power ranges between 50 to 2200kW.