• Daimler headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany

    By increasing its stake in Daimler, BAIC has cemented its position as a long-term partner of the German automaker.

  • 2018 BAIC BJ80 6x6 - Image via Autohome
    China's BAIC copies the Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6

    No, this isn't the monster G-Class cooked up by the mad boffins in the Mercedes-AMG engineering department. Instead, this is the copycat result cooked up by Chinese automaker BAIC. BAIC has been selling a clone of the regular Mercedes-Benz G-Class for a number of years, under the name BJ80. But on...

  • Image of a car on the Atieva website
    New Chinese-backed Californian startup Atieva plans electric car

    California is quickly becoming a hub for electric car development, with many of the new firms backed by Chinese interests. The latest is Silicon Valley-based Atieva which is reportedly backed by stated-owned Chinese auto giant BAIC. Autocar reports that BAIC’s electric car offshoot Beijing...

  • Senior executives from Daimler and BAIC
    Mercedes Parent Company Daimler Buys 12 Percent Of China’s BAIC

    German auto giant Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is slowly expanding its interest in rival automakers. Already a shareholder in automakers such as Aston Martin, Renault Nissan and Tesla, Daimler has now finalized a deal to buy a 12 percent stake in Chinese automaker BAIC. This marks...

  • Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show
    Execs From China’s BAIC Visit Fisker Headquarters, Eye Atlantic Sedan: Report

    Despite it being close to a year since Fisker last made a car, the company is yet to announce bankruptcy and remains confident a new investor or even a potential buyer can be found. One hope for Fisker could come in the form of China’s Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC), the...

  • Daimler's Dr. Dieter Zetsche and BAIC's Xu Heyi shake hands on a new joint venture - image: Daimler
    Daimler Buys Into China's BAIC

    The relationship between Mercedes’ parent Daimler and China’s Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) isn’t a new one. Beijing Benz Automotive Company (BBAC) has been building Mercedes-Benz passenger cars since 2006, while another Beijing subsidiary began producing Auman-branded Mercedes...

  • BAIC C70G

    While Saab is no longer building cars, its technology will live on for years to come in a handful of models from China’s Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC). BAIC bought the rights to several Saab technologies back in 2009, including the use of the previous-generation Saab 9-3 and 9-5 platforms, from then owner GM. Two of the new models from BAIC riding on old Saab tech are the C70G and C60F sedans. Both of them were revealed for the first time at last month’s 2012 Beijing Auto Show. The C70G, which is based on Saab 9-5 running-gear, has just entered production and...

  • 2005 Saab 9-5 4-door Wagon Linear Grille
    Official: Beijing Auto Buys Saab Assets

    BAIC has now acquired the rights and tools for the current 9-3 and 9-5 (pictured) models.

  • 2006 Koenigsegg CCX
    Beijing Auto Signs Deal To Acquire Stake In Saab’s New Buyer

    Beijing Auto plans to buy a stake in Koenigsegg Group AB, which in-turn plans to buy the whole of Saab from GM.

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