2010年7月31日星期六

Visit to BYD (比亞迪) and DESAY SV (德賽西威) Automotive

Today (30 July 2010), we joined the visit to BYD Company Limited (比亞迪) and Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co., Ltd (德賽西威) which was organized by Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ), Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association (HKETA) and Hong Kong Critical Components Manufacturers Association (HKCCMA).





We were gathered in front of HKPC at 7:45am. Dr. Aaron Tong was the leader for this visit and he introduced the BYD and DESAY to us.


The photos were taken for HKSQ members in the travel bus.

(Left: I and SW Lam)

(Right first row: Peter Fung; Left Second row: Albert Cheung & Dr KS Chin)


Then we passed the custom through Sha Tau Kok Control Point (沙頭角口岸)

During the journey, some seniors in HKETA and HKCCMA shared their experience and some interested stories. One story was about Wong Tai Sin (黃大仙) (also called Akamatsu Fairy - 赤松仙子). When he was under training, he flied through Huizhou. Unfortunately, he flowed down in here and people built a temple for memory. After he completed his training, he moved in Hong Kong.


Another senior explained the meaning of BYD was “Build Your Dream”.
We reached the BYD Company Limited and passed the west door.


The travel bus went into BYD through front door.


BYD car guided us to visit their automobile manufacturing plant. It was a large plant and we saw the assembly in different parts of BYD car.


After that we visited BYD’s Solar Farm. A test runway was observed which used to test the finished car.


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Solar Farm was under BYD 1MW PV Generation Project. It covered 13000 sq. meter and completed in July 2009.


We visited the BYD Museum in which we saw many different products belongs to BYD.



HKSQ members took a photo in front of Museum.


The guide introduced the history of BYD.


I like the slogan “Technology-based Innovation-oriented”.


R&D centre and OEM were introduced.


We saw a series of product in BYD.
Ni Battery

Lithium ion Battery


Small size display (TFT)


BYD security device


Microelectronics


Hybrid engine


HKSQ members took the photo with hybrid engine.
(Left: Peter Fung, Dr. Aaron Tong, Dr. KS Chin and I)


BYD also investigated in LED.


Then we saw a model of “Future Village”.




In the other side, we visited the car demonstration centre.


Dr. KS Chin drove the model hybrid car.


I took a photo with BYD red racing car.


The last station we visited was “Future Village”.


All street lamps used solar energy.


The control panel in environmental house was demonstrated.

Home energy system was observed (It was too large to employ in Hong Kong!)


Home scare wastewater treatment plant


Dr. Aaron Tong represented HKSQ, HKETA and HKCCMA presented a souvenir to BYD representative.



Finally, we took a group photo in front of BYD charging station.


We had lunch in The CharterHouse Hotel.


The food was good but an accident was happened. It was out of electricity during the lunch.


Ms. Christine Choy (Chairman of HKETA) was the guide in the journey and she arranged a sharing session from each participant to introduce their company and service. Ms. Christine Choy was the director and chief consultant of Choy’s Human Resource Consultancy Ltd.


Dr. Aaron Tong introduced his company “TQM Consultant Co. Ltd.” and shared lean service.


Mr. Humphrey Leung was President and Managing Director of Solomon Systech Limited and he shared the Solomon’s key service.


We arrived to the Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co., Ltd at 3:00pm, and took a group photo in front of the company.


Representative of Desay introduced the company’s history and their products. The company originated from Siemens and their product mainly on automotive components.


Instrument Panel


Central Stack Technique


DVD and CD Navigation


Then we visited their production plant. Lean manufacturing and 5S were observed and achieved in high standard.

At the end, Dr. Aaron Tong represented HKSQ, HKETA and HKCCMA presented a souvenir to Desay SV Automotive representative.



During return, we also shared each company and service.

Mr. SW Lam (Honor Treasurer of HKSQ, and Owner of Product Innovations Plus Ltd) shared his business.


Dr. KS Chin (Past chairman of HKSQ and Asso. Professor of MEEM in CityU) shared his research and he was focused on innovation system.


Then I (Chairman of HKSQ and Quality Manager of HKSTP) shared the service in HKSTP and its laboratories. Moreover, I compared BYD with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd (Japan) which I visited on 18 Sep 2009. I found that BYD had a room for improvement to achieve high quality. (http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2009/09/anq-2009-technical-visit-to-nissan.html)


Humphrey Leung added that BYD had a good environment to try and learn because of China market which could adopt different grade of product.

After this visit, we learnt more about automotive manufacturing and electric car perspective.


For more information:
BYD Company Limited - http://www.byd.com.cn/
Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co., Ltd. (Laboratory) – http://www.a9001.com/pxjg/sdxw.html

Organizers:
HKSQ – http://www.hksq.org/
HKETA – http://www.hketa.org.hk/
HKCCMA – http://www.hkccma.org/

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