FAW Group is a global leader in the vehicle manufacturing industry with a 60-year history of innovation. Founded in 1953, FAW employs 120,000 people around the world and sells products in over 70 countries. FAW is a diversified automaker of quality light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks, automobiles, municipal buses and luxury tourist coaches, custom bus chassis, and mini-vehicles with total sales in excess of 18 million vehicles worldwide. FAW maintains the lead market position within China while continuing to expand into new international markets, executing a carefully planned strategy to form a strong competitiveness across the world.
China FAW Group Corporation Limited, commonly referred to as FAW due to its original name of First Automotive Works, broke ground for its first factory on July 15 1953, FAW produced China's first Jiefang commercial truck in 1956. In 1958, China's first Hongqi luxury sedan rolled off the production line. Since then, FAW has been at the forefront of promoting China's automotive industry.
FAW Group is headquartered in China's northern city of Changchun, Jilin Province. FAW Group's domestic production facilities, subsidiaries, and engineering development and test centres are located in 18 locations throughout China. Manufacturing plants are located in northeastern China's Jilin, Liaoning and Heilongjiang provinces, eastern China's Shandong province and Tianjin municipality, southern China's Guangxi and Hainan provinces, and southwestern China's Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.
FAW is dedicated to the core value that total customer satisfaction is our number one priority. As a global player with a sales volume now over 3 million units per year, we take advantage of the latest cutting-edge technologies, production methods, and management practices to bring our customers the latest in car, truck, and bus design.
FAW is also working in partnership with Volkswagen AG, Toyota Motor Corporation and GM, with an annual production capacity of over 1million units at joint venture companies.
FAW holds state-of-the-art government-certified engineering development and test centres across China, China's largest and most extensive automotive R&D facilities, including R&D facilities in Dalian, Wuxi and Hainai. FAW stands alone in China in possessing both cold and semi-tropical weather vehicle testing facilities. FAW keeps the leading position in China for passenger car and commercial vehicle research by setting up R&D facilities in Beijing, and Shanghai also opened FAW Innovation Center in Muenchen Germany and FAW AI Center in Silicon Valley in the US.
FAW Group reaffirms its dominant position year-after-year with exciting and new vehicles with cutting-edge technologies, which meet and exceed the demands of our customers around the world. We understand and focus on the needs of our customers, delivering outstanding products and service.
We are continually in pursuit of perfection and proud to be number one. We know that our performance is measured through the eyes of our customers, and endeavour to exceed their every expectation. We remain dedicated to developing our proprietary brands while continuing to engage in mutually beneficial long-term joint venture cooperation with solid and respected global industry leaders where engineering, manufacturing, and marketing synergies are recognized.
We endeavour to evolve today's dreams into tomorrow's reality.=
We incorporate the latest technologies to deliver exciting products that can benefit society with cutting-edge efficiency, world-class safety features, and environmentally friendly operation while encouraging energy diversity through the use of hybrid, new energy and alternative fuel technologies
Dr Jun Li
Vice Chief Engineer of China FAW Group & President of FAW R&D Center
Dr Jun Li, a graduate of Jilin University of Technology in 1989, majoring in the internal combustion engine, with a doctor's degree in engineering, is now is Chief Engineer of China FAW Group Corporation Limited, and he is a senior research engineer.
Dr Jun Li is a part-time professor of many well-known domestic universities such as Jilin University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, and also a PHD Supervisor authorized by Ministry of Education, a tutor of FAW post-doctoral station. He was also an honorary professor of University of Nottingham in the UK.
He is now holding many titles of the domestic automobile industry. Dr Jun Li is an expert-group member of the Energy Conservation and New Energy Vehicle Program of the National 863 (High-Tech) Program under the Ministry of Science and Technology, etc. In December 2017 He is elected President of SAE-China, he is a member of evaluation committee of National Science and Technology Awards, etc. In 2009, Doctor Jun Li was elected president of the International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies (FISITA) for the term from 2012 through 2014. Dr.Li is also an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering since 2013.
Dr Li is Vice President of China Internal Combustion Engine Industry Association, member of Reviewer Committee of National Office for Science & Technology Awards, President of China Automotive Electronic Infrastructure Software Industry Alliance, Director of Technical Committee of China Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance for the Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (CAICV).
Doctor Jun Li has been working on the front line of automotive powertrain design and innovation for 30 years with abundant achievements. He has been in charge of 21 key scientific research projects and new product developments for FAW Group, Jilin Province, the Ministry of Machine as well as the National 863 (High-Tech) Program, and has profound accomplishments in automotive engine design and development, and he and his team have developed dozens of engines and electrically-controlled systems, which filled the blanks in China. He was awarded many honorable awards, including the first and the second prize once respectively of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of Science and Technology Progress of the Chinese automotive industry (once), the first prize of Science and Technology Progress of Jilin Province (twice); he published and guided over 98 master’s thesis, two professional literatures, and has nineteen patents to his name.