On June 20, 1958, the first independently developed sedan "Jinggangshan" drove in Beijing into Zhongnanhai and received praises from Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De, Deng Xiaoping and several other founders of the New China; vehicle production in Beijing was thus formally unveiled.
On May 5, 1966, BJ212 off-road vehicle, independently researched and developed by Beijing Automobile Works, was finalized in design and formally put into production.
On May 5, 1983, Beijing Automobile Works and American Motors Corporation (AMC) signed the general contract of the Beijing Jeep Corporation joint venture, the first Sino-foreign joint venture in complete vehicle manufacturing in the Chinese automobile industry.
On August 28, 1996, Beijing BAM Company launched 100 enterprises to establish the Foton Motor Co., Ltd. Currently, its production and sales continuously exceeded those of Europe, the U.S. and Japan and ranks global No.1 in terms of sales of commercial vehicle.
On September 8, 2003, BAIC Group signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation with DaimlerChrysler AG in Beijing.
On August 26, 2007, Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. and Beijing State-Owned Assets Management Co., Ltd. jointly incorporated the Beijing Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. (later renamed as the Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts Co., Ltd.).
On November 11, 2009, BAIC Group held a ceremony to celebrate "the annual production and sales of BAIC Group exceeding one million vehicles for the first time in 2009", and the annual sales revenue exceeded 100 billion yuan.
On December 14, 2009, BAIC Group announced that BAIC Group and Sweden's SAAB Automobile Company had finished the acquisition of the relevant intellectual property rights.
On September 28, 2010, Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. officially changed its name to "Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd." and BAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. was officially established.
On July 29, 2011, the equity delivery ceremony between Beijing Hainachuan Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. and Inalfa was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with Hainachuan acquiring 100% of Inalfa stock.
On June 22, 2013, BAIC INTL was established, becoming a cooperation platform for the overseas business strategy of BAIC Group.
On November 25, 2013, Jiangxi Government and BAIC Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement. BAIC Group and Jiangxi Corporate State-owned Assets Management Co., Ltd. respectively held 70% and 30% of the equity of Changhe Auto, to jointly promote the building of the self-owned brand of Changhe Auto and the joint-venture brand of Changhe Suzuki.
On April 28, 1966, Beijing Second Automobile Repair Plant trial-manufactured two BJ130 light-duty truck samples.
On July 30, 1973, Beijing Automobile Industry Company, the predecessor of BAIC Group, was officially founded.
From March 27 to March 29, 1994, the public shares of the Beijing Wagon Co., Ltd., the first listed company among the complete vehicle manufacturing enterprises in the Chinese automobile industry, were officially issued to the public.
On April 29, 2002, BAIC Group signed an overall strategic corporation agreement with the South Korean Hyundai Motor Company in Beijing, and Beijing Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. became the first complete vehicle manufacturing joint venture after China's accession to the WTO.
On April 26, 2007, BAIC Group Assets Management Co., Ltd., a reform and adjustment platform for BAIC Group, held the opening ceremony. It became the first platform for BAIC Group to promote the collectivization strategy.
On February 19, 2009, the foundation stone laying ceremony for BAIC Group Industry R&D Base was held in Shunyi.
On November 14, 2009, BAIC BJEV, BAIC BJEV Scientific and Technological Industry Park, and Beijing Pride New Energy Battery Technology Co., Ltd. were established in Beijing Caiyu Economic Development Zone, Daxing District.
On January 20, 2010, BAIC ROCAR Automobile Service and Trade Co., Ltd., a BAIC automobile service and trade platform, was established.
On December 31, 2010, the first 2.3T gasoline engine of the self-owned brand of BAIC Group, through digestion and absorption of SAAB turbocharging technology, passed trials.
On May 11, 2013, "Senova", a self-owned brand intermediate class car of BAIC Group officially came into market.
On July 8, 2013, the 2013 ranking of Fortune 500 enterprises was published in the U.S.A. Fortune magazine showed that BAIC Group ranked in the 336th place among the Fortune 500, and in the 18th place in global automobile enterprises.
On July 10, 2014, BAIC Group rose to the 248th on the 2014 Fortune Global 500. It improved by 88 places compared to the year before. BAIC Group's revenue totaled $43,323.9 million.
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