A Brief History of the Foton
Direction of the activity: production of the MEDIUM & HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS, LIGHT-DUTY TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SUVS, BUS & COACH, TRACTORS
Foton was founded in 1996, and in 1998, it was listed on the Shanghai stock exchange.
Foton is member of BAIC Group, which is a Fortune 500 company.
Foton has 32000 qualified employees and has become a leading enterprise of the internationalization of state-controlled commercial vehicles. Foton has cumulatively manufactured and sold 9,000,000 units.
Foton continuously won the first prize of commercial vehicles production and sales for 14 years.
A total of 610,000 vehicles were exported overseas. It has been China's top commercial vehicle export for 9 consecutive years.
We FOTONER are always aiming to challenge high goals, seizing sustainable developing opportunities, raising our standard for dependability, reliability and customer satisfaction, driving a modern life through a commitment to integrated technology.
Foton Motor will lead the way to the future of mobility, sustainably create perfect and outstanding eternal values for the welfare of customers, society and humankind.
Foton Strategic Alliance
Foton and the world's largest commercial vehicle manufacturers-Daimler joint ventured the ‘Foton Daimler, aiming to build high quality trucks; Foton and global outstanding independent engine manufacturer--Cummins joint ventured the Foton Cummins , aiming to build a global high standard diesel engine production base; Foton and one of the world's three biggest gearbox brands ZF joint ventured the 'Foton ZF' and 'ZF Foton' , aiming to build the world's advanced gearbox production base.
FOTON MOTOR INDUSTRY 4.0
A two-level global R&D system with Beijing as the headquarters, Germany as the center of electronics & electrical appliances and future technologies and Japan as R&D pilot of passenger vehicles to build a world-class technology innovation capacity.
NEW ENERGY PRODUCTS
All series of commercial vehicles, including passenger vehicle, bus, truck and SPV.
AUV buses ranging from 5.9m to 18m are safe, reliable and green solutions to passenger transport, commuting and touring.
Sales of green vehicles have ranked the first in the industry for successive years.
In May 2016, FOTON won an order of 100 buses powered by hydrogen fuel cell, the most in the world.
NEW ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
FOTON is able to perform R&D of 8 core technologies of new energy vehicle including powertrain integration, battery packing, motor control and vehicle control software and has applied for 1,032 related patents and owned over 70% patented technologies.
FOTON has successfully developed 32-bit vehicle controller, battery management system and motor control system, which have been applied on various products including new energy bus and logistics vehicles.
Years' independent R&D enables FOTON to own core technologies of battery, motor and electronic control system to meet requirements on accelerating, climbing, cruising and charging duration.
Foton offer for sale