Changan is a state-owned Chinese automobile manufacturer. In Chinese, ‘Chang’ means ‘lasting’ and ‘An’ mean ‘safety’, and the name itself represents lasting safety. Changan automobile’s industrial history can be traced back to the 1860s and it’s been manufacturing passenger vehicles since 1985. Changan launched its first production vehicle, Type 46, for the Chinese Government in 1959.
Its products include passenger cars, microvans, commercial vans and light transportation vehicle. The passenger cars are sold under the Changan brand while commercial vehicles are under the Chana brand. Changan also runs joint ventures with Ford (Changan Ford), Groupe PSA (Changan PSA), Mazda (Changan Mazda) and Suzuki (Changan Suzuki).
Changan is listed in the Big Four Chinese automotive manufacturers and also ranked fourth among Chinese automakers by production volume in 2016 by manufacturing 3 million units.
|Owner(s)||Govt. of China|