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Apr. 16, 2015
Continental Certified to Produce Diesel Retrofits in US
Mobile (AL, USA), 16 April 2015 – Continental Motors Group, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announced receipt of Production Certificate from FAA to assemble the CD-135 and CD-155 Diesel Engine Retrofit Kits in North America. By expanding final assembly of the diesel engine retrofit kits globally, customers will benefit with increased availability and improved lead times. The engines that are produced for these kits will continue to be manufactured at Continental Motors’ plant in St. Egidien, Germany.
Continental Motors Group (CMG) has selected its Continental Motors Services (CMS) division in Fairhope, Alabama for the final assembly and installation of the CD-135 and CD-155 diesel engine retrofit kits. Retrofit kits will be stocked at CMS and listed on www.ContinentalMotors.aero by Q2 2015. An announcement with more detail will be coming out soon. CMS continues to grow and offer an ever expanding line of services with locations in Fairhope and Mobile, Alabama as well as Medley, Florida.
“We are quite pleased to receive this certification allowing us to streamline the supply chain and increase availability to our distribution centers”, stated Rhett Ross, Vice President, AVIC International and Director, Continental Motors Group “This is an exciting time for the companies of CMG as we continue to grow and expand our capabilities and in turn benefit our customers” added Ross.