Beijing Motor Show 2012 (2): SAIC, Dongfeng Motor and China FAW

SAIC and Dongfeng Motor exhibit EV/PHV; FAW Group's compact concept cars



 This is the second report on the Beijing Motor Show 2012 (Auto China 2012: 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition) held from April 25 to May 2, 2012 (press days are April 23 and 24). In this report, we summarize the exhibition of 34 new models (including 13 new new energy vehicles) by the top three Chinese OEMs - SAIC (SAIC Motor), Dongfeng Motor (Dongfeng Motor Corp.), and FAW (China FAW Group).

 SAIC exhibited six new models (including three new energy vehicles) that include two EV and PHV that are scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2012 and a flagship sedan under the Roewe brand.

 Dongfeng Motor showcased 10 models that include four new energy vehicles (including the Fengshen E30 EV, which is scheduled to be launched by Dongfeng Motor Passenger Vehicle, which is under the umbrella of Dongfeng Motor, by the beginning of 2013) and six new gasoline-engine vehicles (including the Joyear SUV - Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor's first SUV model).

 FAW displayed 18 models that include four new models under Hongqi (Red Flag) premium brand and three concept cars developed based on Toyota's NBC platform, which will be launched by 2014.

 For the exhibition by Changan Automobile, BAIC Motor, GAC Group, and Fujian Motor, and the exhibition of new models by foreign corporations based in China - Japanese, US, European, and Korean passenger car manufacturers, please refer to the third and fourth reports to be released soon.

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exhibition by six major state-owned OEMs in China (Jun. 2011)

Models exhibited by top 3 of Chinese OEMs

OEM Models with new technology and
new energy vehicles
New commercially-available models
SAIC Motor Corp. * Roewe E50 (EV), 550 PHEV
* Shanghai FCV
* Roewe 950
* MG 5, Icon
Dongfeng Motor Corp.
(including Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor,
Dongfeng Off-road Vehicle,
and Dongfeng Yu'an Vehicle)
* Fengshen: E30L (EV), E30 (EV),
  A60 ISG (Mild HV), S30 EV
* Fengshen A60
* Dongfeng HUV
* Future: Joyear SUV
* Dongfeng Xiaokang: C37, V29
* Dongfeng Mengshi
China FAW Group
(including FAW Car,
Tianjin FAW Xiali Automobile,
FAW Jilin Automobile,
and FAW Haima Motor)
* Hongqi H7 PHEV
  Besturn B50 PHEV (cut-away model)
* Xenia M80 EV
* New Family EV
* Hongqi: H7, L7, L9
  Besturn B90, New B70
  Oley: 3box
* NH2, X121, NS2
* Jiabao V80
* Weizhi V5, R008
* New Family VS, Yao

*New commercially-available models include concept cars that are close to commercially-available vehicles.

*The following abbreviations are used in this report.
"EV": "Battery Electric Vehicle" (BEV)
"HV": "Hybrid Electric Vehicle"
"PHV": "Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle"
"REEV": "Range-Extended Electric Vehicle"
"TCI": "Turbo Charging with Inter-cooling"
"TGDI": "Turbo charging with Inter-cooling and Gasoline Direct Injection"
"ISG": "Integrated Starter Generator"