The Foton Group
Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. (Hereafter referred to as Foton) was founded in August 28, 1996 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. At present, with a business scope covering full series of commercial vehicles, including medium and heavy-duty trucks, light-duty trucks, VANs, pickups, and buses, and an accumulative production and sales volume of approximate 6,000,000 vehicles, it’s China’s commercial vehicle manufacturer with most types and largest scale. In addition, Foton established Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. and Foton Cummins Engine Co., Ltd. jointly with Daimler and Cummins respectively, two renowned manufacturers in world’s automotive industry.
At present, Foton possesses nearly 20 complete vehicle plants and engine plants around the China, with the production capacity of complete vehicles and assorted engines more than 1,000,000 vehicles/year.
Around the globe, Foton has completed the construction of 13 KD plants, possessed R&D branches in Japan, Germany, Taiwan, and other countries and regions, and established Foton Divisions in India and Russia. In terms of the energy-saving and new energy automobile fields, Foton keeps the development of energy-saving and environment-friendly products and has entered the commercialization operation. The energy-saving and new energy vehicles have covered various fields, including trucks, buses, and multi-functional vehicles, and Foton Motor has become the China’s largest manufacturer in terms of production and sales volume of new energy vehicles.
Foton owns 6 major industries including automobile and new energy automobile, engineering machinery, new energy, finance, modern logistics, and information technology service, jointly constitute a golden industry chain with complementary advantages, shared resources, and mutual supports.
In 2020, Foton will become a world-class mainstream auto with the production and sales volume hitting 3,000,000 vehicles and sales revenue hitting RMB 330 billion.
Driven by vision
One’s vision determines what he can achieve. With a great blueprint, the potential for unlimited achievement is created. Today, with the globalization of the world economy, FOTON has developed the “Going Out” strategy, an international vision aimed at global development. In terms of innovative technology, industrial resources, key management and manufacturing practices which comply with international standards, FOTON arduously pursues its vision of becoming a world-class, global automobile brand.