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In the Chinese language, CHANG means lasting and AN means safety. Therefore, CHANG AN together represents the idea of “Lasting Safety”. We sincerely hope that Changan will bring you both safety and happiness.


As one of the top four automobile groups in China and the top selling domestic Chinese automotive brand, Changan Automobile boasts an industrial history stretching back 153 years. With 32 years of experience in building and selling passenger vehicles, Changan is an early leader in the Chinese auto industry.


The Changan group dates back to the Westernization Movement that took place at the end of Qing Dynasty (1636-1912). In November 1862, Li Hongzhang (1823-1901), a Chinese politician, general, and diplomat, founded China's first western style engineering firm and first state-owned enterprise, and the beginnings of what has become Changan Automobile.


Changan launched its first production vehicle in 1959 when it began building the Changjiang Type 46 vehicle, under contract to the Chinese government. The Changjiang was China's very first production vehicle. In 1959, the Changjiang made its first public appearance at the People's Republic of China's 10th anniversary parade.


In 1984, Changan produced China's first mini-vehicle called the Star. In 1999, the success of the Star in a series of government safety collision tests convinced the government to support the growth of China's domestic vehicle industry.


In 2006, "Changan"was adopted as the official brand and company name. We also launched our first passenger vehicle, the Benni. In 2009, the Changan Benni was driven to Mount Everest's Base Camp, reaching an altitude of 5,200 meters (17,060 feet).


In 2011, the Changan Eado sedan debuted at the Internationale Automobil Ausstellung (IAA), in Frankfurt, Germany. Eado attracted consumer attention with its modern and dynamic design. In 2013, the Eado XT was launched and named the most beautiful two-box vehicle manufactured in China . The Changan Eado series ushered in a new era for Chinese-branded vehicles.


Changan Automobile Profile

ChanganAutomobile has become the leader of Chinese automobile brands. The company stands first among the top four Chinese automobile manufacturers. Changanis also the largest Chinese brand automobile enterprise, and the only one that has produced and sold over 10 million Chinese brand vehicles.

The company has a history of 153 years, with 32 years' experience in automotive manufacturing. At present, Changanhas 12 production complexes and 32 vehicle and engine plants across the globe. Annual production and sales volume is 2.9 million. The company has 128.1 billion RMB in corporate assets.

Changanis committed to building the most robust R D capacity through technological innovation. The company has over 90 thousand employees, including 10 thousand R D personnel globally. Changan's global R D system includes facilities in Chongqing, Shanghai,and Beijing in China, Yokohama, Japan, Turin, Italy, Nottingham, England , and Detroit, Michigan in the US. For six years in a row, Changanhas been firstin R D capability in China's auto industry.

Changanis strengthening its worldwide reputation and creating value for customers by providing great products and services. Product quality of Changanbranded vehicles rivals that of joint venture automobiles. More than 8,500 customers choose the Changanbrand everyday. Thirty-seven percent of these buyers include previously favored joint venture vehicles. For nine consecutive years, Changan Automobile has been the leading company in sales among domestic Chinese brands.

Changanendeavors to express the brand’s key attributes in product design. Our vehicles convey that Changanis "hi-tech and trendy, efficient and clean, safe and smart. "Accordingly, Changanhas worked hard to develop new energy and smart vehicles. The company intends to launch 34 new energy vehicles in the next decade.We aspire to become an internationally advanced and domestically leading new energy vehicle company. Changanis also the only Chinese brand to partner with the Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) of the University of Michigan. The company has developed a wealth of knowledge and achievements in intelligent driving core technologies such as full speed adaptive cruise control (ACC), lane keeping, and full automatic parking. It is worth noting that structural road driverless technology has passed substantive technical verification.

"Indigenous innovation "and "joint venture development and cooperation " are two pillars supporting the progress and excellence of Changan.Changanparticipates in joint ventures with Ford, Suzuki, Mazda, PSA Peugeot Citroën, and Jiangling. Changanis also the only Chinese auto company to have its products produced in joint ventures, blazing a new trail of JV development and cooperation.

ChanganAutomobile's vision is “to build the world’s leading automobile enterprise." Looking to the future, Changanwill continue to be "customer driven and staff oriented,"and act with "integrity and dedication" to continuous improvement. We strive to provide high-quality products and services to customers, while creating a favorable workenvironment and bright career path for employees. We remain committed to society and seek to enrich lives, physically and culturally.

Changan drives the world!



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