Founded in 1958, Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd. ("BAIC Group") is headquartered in Beijing and has 130,000 employees. We are a major automobile group in the Chinese automotive industry, and a world Fortune Global 500 enterprise. We have developed a complete industrial chain, covering R&D; and manufacturing of vehicles (passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and new energy electric vehicles) and parts, trade of automobile services, comprehensive mobile services, finance, investment, etc....
Adhering to the spirit of “struggle, solidarity and cooperation, advancing despite difficulties, and being determined to win”, BAIC GROUP, with an open and inclusive attitude, grows together with its employees, customers, and partners;hence a remarkable history of more than half a century has been created.In recent years, under the guidance of group-oriented strategy, BAIC GROUP has continuously expanded its industry scale and enhanced its industrial strength to become a comprehensive, modern and large auto enterprise group that integrates auto R&D;, parts manufacturing, auto service and trade, finance, general aviation and other business development. At present, BAIC GROUP successfully ranks among the Fortune Global 500 and realizes a historical leap forward in development...
On June 20, 1958, the first independently developed sedan "Jinggangshan" drove in Beijing into Zhongnanhai and received praises from Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De, Deng Xiaoping and several other founders of the New China; vehicle production in Beijing was thus formally unveiled.
BJ130 sample car successfully passed the trial production.
On April 28, 1966, Beijing Second Automobile Repair Plant trial-manufactured two BJ130 light-duty truck samples.
BJ212 was finalized and put into production.
On May 5, 1966, BJ212 off-road vehicle, independently researched and developed by Beijing Automobile Works, was finalized in design and formally put into production.
Beijing Automobile Industry Company was founded.
On July 30, 1973, Beijing Automobile Industry Company, the predecessor of BAIC Group, was officially founded.
The general contract of the Beijing Jeep Corporation joint venture was signed.
On May 5, 1983, Beijing Automobile Works and American Motors Corporation (AMC) signed the general contract of the Beijing Jeep Corporation joint venture, the first Sino-foreign joint venture in complete vehicle manufacturing in the Chinese automobile industry.
The public shares of Beijing Wagon Co., Ltd. were officially issued.
From March 27 to March 29, 1994, the public shares of the Beijing Wagon Co., Ltd., the first listed company among the complete vehicle manufacturing enterprises in the Chinese automobile industry, were officially issued to the public.
Foton Motor Co., Ltd. was established.
On August 28, 1996, Beijing BAM Company launched 100 enterprises to establish the Foton Motor Co., Ltd. Currently, its production and sales continuously exceeded those of Europe, the U.S. and Japan and ranks global No.1 in terms of sales of commercial vehicle.
BAIC Group signed an overall strategic corporation agreement with the South Korean Hyundai Motor Company.
On April 29, 2002, BAIC Group signed an overall strategic corporation agreement with the South Korean Hyundai Motor Company in Beijing, and Beijing Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. became the first complete vehicle manufacturing joint venture after China's accession to the WTO.
BAIC Group signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation with DaimlerChrysler AG.
On September 8, 2003, BAIC Group signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation with DaimlerChrysler AG in Beijing.
BAIC Group Assets Management Co., Ltd. held the opening ceremony
On April 26, 2007, BAIC Group Assets Management Co., Ltd., a reform and adjustment platform for BAIC Group, held the opening ceremony. It became the first platform for BAIC Group to promote the collectivization strategy.
Beijing Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. signed the agreement.
On August 26, 2007, Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. and Beijing State-Owned Assets Management Co., Ltd. jointly incorporated the Beijing Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. (later renamed as the Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts Co., Ltd.).
A foundation stone laying ceremony was held for BAIC Group Industry R&D Base.
On February 19, 2009, the foundation stone laying ceremony for BAIC Group Industry R&D Base was held in Shunyi.
Annual production and sales of BAIC Group exceeded one million vehicles for the first time.
On November 11, 2009, BAIC Group held a ceremony to celebrate "the annual production and sales of BAIC Group exceeding one million vehicles for the first time in 2009", and the annual sales revenue exceeded 100 billion yuan.
BAIC BJEV was established.
On November 14, 2009, BAIC BJEV, BAIC BJEV Scientific and Technological Industry Park, and Beijing Pride New Energy Battery Technology Co., Ltd. were established in Beijing Caiyu Economic Development Zone, Daxing District.
BAIC Group announced that it successfully acquired Sweden's SAAB intellectual property rights.
On December 14, 2009, BAIC Group announced that BAIC Group and Sweden's SAAB Automobile Company had finished the acquisition of the relevant intellectual property rights.
BAIC ROCAR Automobile Service and Trading Co., Ltd. was established.
On January 20, 2010, BAIC ROCAR Automobile Service and Trade Co., Ltd., a BAIC automobile service and trade platform, was established.
BAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. was established.
On September 28, 2010, Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. officially changed its name to "Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd." and BAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. was officially established.
The first 2.3T gasoline engine of the self-owned brand of BAIC Group passed trials.
On December 31, 2010, the first 2.3T gasoline engine of the self-owned brand of BAIC Group, through digestion and absorption of SAAB turbocharging technology, passed trials.
Hainachuan successfully acquired 100% of Inalfa stock.
On July 29, 2011, the equity delivery ceremony between Beijing Hainachuan Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. and Inalfa was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with Hainachuan acquiring 100% of Inalfa stock.
Senova, an intermediate class car of BAIC Group came into market.
On May 11, 2013, "Senova", a self-owned brand intermediate class car of BAIC Group officially came into market.
BAIC INTL was established.
On June 22, 2013, BAIC INTL was established, becoming a cooperation platform for the overseas business strategy of BAIC Group.
BAIC Group was listed among the Fortune 500.
On July 8, 2013, the 2013 ranking of Fortune 500 enterprises was published in the U.S.A. Fortune magazine showed that BAIC Group ranked in the 336th place among the Fortune 500, and in the 18th place in global automobile enterprises.
BAIC Group regrouped Changhe Auto.
On November 25, 2013, Jiangxi Government and BAIC Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement. BAIC Group and Jiangxi Corporate State-owned Assets Management Co., Ltd. respectively held 70% and 30% of the equity of Changhe Auto, to jointly promote the building of the self-owned brand of Changhe Auto and the joint-venture brand of Changhe Suzuki.
2014 Fortune Global 500
On July 10, 2014, BAIC Group rose to the 248th on the 2014 Fortune Global 500. It improved by 88 places compared to the year before. BAIC Group's revenue totaled $43,323.9 million.
Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) Enters the Field of General Aviation
On November 20, 2014, BAIC acquired a portion of the shares of Pacific Aerospace Limited (PAL) and set up a joint venture with the company, namely, Beijing Pan Pacific Co., Ltd.
H Stocks of Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) are Listed on the Market
On December 19, 2014, Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) was officially listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a historic step of BAIC Group in the capital markets.
Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) Conducts Business in Africa
On December 2, 2015, BAIC and South Africa Industrial Development Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on joint venture and cooperation on the South African Factory Project, involving an investment of 5 billion RMB and a planned production capacity of 100,000 units per year.
Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) acquires 35% stake in Fujian Benz
On March 14, 2016, Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) and Fujian Motor Industry Group Co. signed a framework agreement for BAIC to acquire 35% of the shares held by Fujian Benz, holding each side 50% of the shares in Fujian Benz.
Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) Ranks 160th among the Fortune Global 500
On July 20, 2016, Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) ranked 160th among the Fortune Global 500 with sales revenues of 54.9 billion U.S. dollars. It ranked 15th in the global automotive industry.
Beijing BJ80 Becomes President Xi Jinping’s Military Parade Car
On June 30, 2017, President Xi Jinping took the Beijing BJ80 for the review the Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops stationed in Hong Kong. On July 30, 2017, the parade celebrating the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army took place at the Zhu Ri He tactical training base. President Xi Jinping took the Beijing BJ80 to inspect the army.
Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) and Daimler AG Cooperate to Produce Cutting edge Electric Vehicles
On July 5, 2017, Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) and Daimler AG signed the agreement. The two sides would jointly invest 5 billion yuan to establish in Beijing a cutting edge electric car production base to introduce the electric vehicles of Mercedes-Benz.
Chongqing Factory of Beijing-Hyundai Auto is Officially Established
On July 19, 2017, Chongqing factory of Beijing-Hyundai Auto was formally established and became an important layout for BAIC to respond to the national “Belt and Road” construction and the development strategy of the Yangtze River economic zone.
Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) Ranks 137th among the Fortune Global 500
On July 20, 2017, Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) ranked 137th among the Fortune Global 500 with sales revenues of 61.13 billion US dollars. This was the fifth consecutive year that BAIC enters the list. Compared with the ranking in 2016, BAIC achieved a strong rise by moving up 23 places.
BAIC Group and Magna Sign a Strategic Cooperation Agreement to Build a New Generation of Intelligent Pure EVs
On April 8, 2018, during the visit of Austrian President and Prime Minister to China, Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd. (“BAIC Group”) and Magna Steyr (“Magna”) officially signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop a new generation of intelligent pure electric vehicles (EVs) in the presence of both Chinese and Austrian government leaders.
“Green • Sharing” Enables New Energy Intelligent Mobility Services | BAIC Group Signs a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with DiDi Chuxing
BAIC Group and DiDi Chuxing signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement in Beijing on March 7, 2018. Xu Heyi, BAIC Group Party Secretary and Chairman, Zhang Xiyong, BAIC Group Deputy Party Secretary and General Manager, Cheng Wei, DiDi Chuxing founder and CEO, and related leaders from both sides, attended the signing ceremony.
BAIC Motor and Daimler AG Jointly Invest 11.9 Billion Yuan to Build a Luxury NEV Brand
On February 23, 2018, BAIC Motor Corporation., Ltd (“BAIC Motor”) (1958.HK) and Daimler AG jointly announced that they plan to invest more than 11.9 billion yuan to upgrade the current facility of BAIC Motor Corporation Ltd Beijing Branch (“Beijing Branch”) in Shunyi District, Beijing, aiming to create a new luxury car production base for Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (“BBAC”).
BAIC FOTON AUV Will Play Role in ‘Green Winter Olympics’(Reprinted from Beijing Automotive News)
As the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games approaches, major media networks around the world are paying attention to South Korea. At the same time, local mainstream media networks are focusing on a Chinese vehicle company.
BAIC BJEV hits the top two global sales, 2018-2025 "open and sharing strategy” release(Reprinted from Beijing Automotive News)
January 9, the BAIC BJEV announced its 2017 "report card": it sold 103,199 cars in the whole year, increased by 98% from the same period last year, and became the first pure electric vehicle enterprise to produce more than 100,000 cars in China. The result made the BAIC BJEV win the first of China's pure electric vehicle market sales for five consecutive years and also enter the top 2 of the global pure electric vehicle sales in 2017, side by side with Tesla.
BBAC annual output exceeded 430,000 vehicles, becoming Daimler's largest pant in the world (Reprinted from Beijing Automotive News)
In Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (BBAC), the majestic melody We Workers are Full of Strength is filled in the production workshop of the No.1 general assembly plant. The red silk ribbons are flying on the spot, full of festive atmosphere. Banners written with "Make the better best. Strive for excellence", "Intelligent manufacturing. Passing down the lean manufacturing", "Quality is the must for the way of excellence" can be seen everywhere. The whole place presented an exciting scene full of youthful spirit and vigour.
The Most Luxurious Automobiles in the History of BAIC Group on Display at Auto China
For both auto enterprises and enthusiasts, the International Automotive Exhibition is a colorful stage and window for observing and knowing the trend of the auto market. That is the reason all automotive groups try to seize such an opportunity to show their excellent brand image to the world
BAIC Group Gives Full Support for the 2014 Tour of Beijing with Olympic Standards to Make Cycle Racing Bloom in China
On October 10, the 2014 Tour of Beijing started with the sound of a gunshot. As an official chief partner of this Tour, BAIC Group provided about 160 cars, from its subordinate BAIC Motor, Changhe Auto, Beijing Hyundai, Beijing Benz
Xu Heyi in the Davos Forum Proposed Again that: Low-carbon is the Only Way for the Sustainable Development of Automotive Enterprises
On September 10, 2014 Summer Davos Forum was held in Tianjin, China, and honored guests, including various countries’ political leaders, chief economists and enterprise strategic experts, young global leaders, scientists, etc
BAIC ROCAR is an investment and management platform of BAIC’s auto service trade business, being one of BAIC’s important business sectors. BAIC ROCAR’s existing businesses include but not limited to: auto sales and maintenance, parts, logistics, auto auction, auto leasing/taxi...
BAIC Mobility Co., Ltd., founded in April 2017, marks the BAIC’s transformation from a traditional manufacturing-oriented enterprise to a manufacturing-service-oriented and innovation-oriented enterprise. Intelligent integrated travel service platform built by BAIC Group has a...
"3+N" independent innovation system: "Three R&D; platforms for passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and new energy vehicles + research institutes of multiple key subsidiaries." The group owns 11 national hi-tech companies, including BAIC Motor Corporation., Ltd., BAIC BJEV, BAIC Powertrain and Shandong Binzhou Bohai Piston. It also owns three national corporate technology centers including BAIC Motor Corporation Research Institute, BAIC Foton Motor Engineering Research Institute and Shandong Bohan Piston Technology Center.
BAIC Group, keep in mind its social responsibilities and actively implementing the national strategies for the construction of ecological civilization and environmental protection, responds to the call for low-carbon environmental protection with practical actions, took the lead to march to the new energy vehicle industry, built a new energy vehicle ecosystem centering on new energy passenger vehicles, commercial vehicle (including special vehicles) and supporting extended services for mobility, and is committed to creating a new pattern of comprehensive new energy development for the BAIC Group.
BAIC Group helps upgrade public transport equipment in Tibet with super bus
On July 26th, in Lhasa, with the blue sky and white clouds, a splendid event further narrowed the distance between Beijing and Lhasa. The launching ceremony of Beijing’s support to Lhasa regarding the green bus project donation and caring medical mutual assistance program was held with the theme of “Beijing and Tibet are one family in love”.
"BAIC BJEV • Night of Beijing Performance & Arts Group" 丨 "Golden Microphone" Zhou Tao will act as Chief Director and a top team participate in the music concert
Today, less than a month before the official opening of "BAIC BJEV • Night of Beijing Performance & Arts Group" Olympic Park Summer Music Concert, this breakthrough outdoor concert has attracted much attention from society. This year, following 2016, BAIC Group and Beijing Performance & Arts Group,
“On the way to be a mainstream brand of global automobile industry, BAIC Group has been following the philosophy of ‘talents are the primary resources of enterprise’, giving priority to developing talent resources, giving priority to adjusting talent structure, giving priority to accumulating talent capital, giving priority to safeguarding talent investment, and accelerating the construction of international talent system.”
---Party Secretary and President of BAIC Group XU Heyi
Pursuing Lofty Goals with Down-to-earth Efforts, Best Youth for Strugglers -- Practice Kick-off and Training Graduation of Position Practice Program of BAIC-the Third Batch Trainees of Daimler Program
On January 12, 2018, the Practice Kick-off and Training Graduation of Position Practice Program of BAIC-the Third Batch of Trainees of Daimler Program was held at Jacobs University Bremen successfully.
Inheritance, Integration and Joint Progress - 2017 2nd New Employee Training of BAIC Group Held Successfully
With the guidance of the Group Development Strategy 2.0, in order to further strengthen the understanding of the overall situation of the entire group by new employees in each subsidiaries of the group