CHONGQING – In 2006 Chang’an Automobile Group produced 713,395 vehicles, up 14.78 percent over the previous year, and sold 708,737 units, up 12.29 percent. These figures rank Chang’an as the fourth-largest vehicle maker in China.
Last year Chang’an reported sales revenue of ¥43.2 billion, up 43.83 percent over the previous year. Exports for the year reached 21,725 vehicles, up 43.3 percent.
The automaker also made significant progress in areas other than sales: it launched its new Benben mini-car, the company’s first independently-designed, in-house vehicle, with its own logo. Within a month, the company had received orders for more than 10,000 units.
The launch of Chang’a’s first in-house developed MPV, the CV11, is also expected to happen soon.