Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd, (Foton) was founded on August 28, 1996. Headquartered in Beijing’s Changping District, Foton has existing assets of nearly 30 billion RMB and employs an international staff of almost 40,000. In addition to its strong presence as an industry leader in China, Foton has research and development facilities in Japan and Germany. In 2010, Foton’s brand value stood at 38.872 billion RMB, leading China’s commercial vehicle manufacturers; Foton also sold over 680,000 units, making it the top selling commercial vehicle manufacturer worldwide in 2010.
Foton’s success can be attributed to its strong management and its drive to innovate. Today, Foton owns 6 industries, including automotive, engineering machinery, IT service, new-ennergy battery, modern logistics and financial service.
Foton will continue to emphasize principled innovation and talent development, while developing its brands globally. Foton aims to be a globally recognized international automobile manufacturer by 2020.