DONGFENG MOTOR CORPORATION
Founded in 1969 and based in Wuhan, the Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM) is one of China’s largest auto groups, with total assets of RMB 240.2 billion and employees of 176,000 people. DFM’s main business covers the full range of commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles, new-energy vehicles, engines, auto parts and components, and other auto-related business, with the business scale exceeding 3.8 million units.
In the 2015 World’s Fortune Top 500, DFM ranked No. 109.
DFM enjoys strong influence and brand appeal in the automotive industry. The Dongfeng’ brand is the China automotive industry’s first well-known trademark, and ranks among the World Top 500 Famous Brands.
In its 46-year history, DFM has become an industrial leader in operation & management ability, manufacturing ability and marketing ability in addition to building a composite and open-ended R & D system, providing DFM with powerful R & D strength and independent innovation capability. In particular, DFM’s R & D bases in China, Sweden, Germany and elsewhere are engaged in joint research and development and committed to technical innovation and application in the industry.
By the end of 2014, DFM had supplied the market with a total of 26.60 million vehicles, of which its commercial vehicles (trucks and buses) cover a full range of products including heavy/middle/light-duty, mini, and special-purpose modified vehicles, etc., its passenger vehicles cover various types of models including the sedan, SUV, MPV, mini car and so on, its high-mobility special off-road vehicles cover desert vehicles, all-wheel-drive off-road trucks and more, and its new-energy vehicles cover various types of hybrid vehicles, BEVs, natural gas vehicles and so forth.