DFM Fengxing New Joyear X5 launched
On December 17, DFM Fengxing New Joyear X5 was launched in Guangzhou. Positioned as an "SUV of high comfort and quality", the new series includes nine models powered by 1.6L and 2.0L engines. As the first model of DFM Fengxing brand in the 2.0 era, New Joyear X5 not only has new exterior and interior, but also achieves a leap in quality. It will guide the transformation and upgrading of R&D and manufacturing system of DFM Fengxing under its quality strategy. Based on New Joyear X5, DFM Fengxing will accomplish the quality-oriented upgrading of its models.
DFM's environmental wind tunnel project kicks off
On December 8, 2016, DFM's environmental wind tunnel project kicked off at the National Automobile Quality Supervision and Test Center (Xiangfan). With a total construction period of 34 months, the project is a cooperative aerodynamic development and manufacturing project under the strategic cooperation agreement between DFM and China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. The project will fill DFM's gap in relevant fields, and improve its overall R&D capacity and level.
DFM driverless intelligent vehicle awarded in CIVC
From December 2 to 3, 2016, the 2016 China Intelligent Vehicle Championship (CIVC), themed "Intelligence Changes the World, Innovation Drives the Future", was staged at the closed test zone of the National ICV Testing Demonstration Base in Shanghai. The competition includes two categories-driverless category and intelligent drive assist category. The team of DFM Technology Center won the Driverless Leadership Award.
New DFM SUV AX5 launched
As the third DFM SUV model, since appearing at Auto China 2016, DFM AX5 has been the talk of the automobile industry and drawn attention from consumers after a series of "Fun" experience activities. On the night of November 29, seven DFM AX5 models powered by a 1.4T turbocharged engine was launched in Chongqing, China. AX5, along with DFM AX7 and AX3 SUVs, will further enrich DFM's product lineup, enhance its segment competitiveness, and maintain the uptrend of DFM brand featuring "trendy technology".
DFPC participates in IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016
On September 22, 2016, biennial IAA Commercial Vehicles kicked off. As the largest and most influential commercial vehicle exhibition in the world, the 66th IAA, themed "Driven by ideas", attracted some 2,000 exhibitors from 52 countries, as well as some 1,100 journalists from over 50 countries.
DFM ranked 81st among Fortune Global 500
On July 20, 2016, the 2016 Fortune Global 500 list was released. DFM was ranked 81st with operating revenues of 82.817 billion US dollars, moving up 28 places from 109th last year and ranking 16th among Chinese enterprises listed. To date, DFM has been ranked among the top 200 of Fortune Global 500 for seven consecutive years.
DFM Fengguang 580 launched
On June 21, 2016, much-anticipated "super city SUV"-DFM Fengguang 580, highlighted by three core selling points (super space, super driving comfort, super quality), was launched in Boao, Hainan Province, China. Six models powered by two engines were involved. Liu Weidong, Vice President of DFM; Liu Changdong, General Manager of DongFeng Xiaokang Motor Co., Ltd.; and other executives attended the launch conference and cheered the launch of Fengguang 580.
DongFeng Charity develops rapidly
On June 15, 2016, DFM attended the 3rd China-South Korea Charity Development Symposium as a representative of Chinese enterprises. Li Ping'an, Secretary General of DongFeng Charity Foundation, delivered a keynote speech en d Performing Charity Responsibility, Being an Outstanding Corporate Citizen.
DFM honored as "Best IR Company (Large Cap)"
On May 25, 2016, the HKIRA 2nd Investor Relations Awards Ceremony, organized by the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA), ended today. DongFeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (0489.HK) won two awards:
Liu Weidong meets guests from Magna
On May 20, a delegation led by Jake Hirsch, Powertrain & Electronics Operations President, Magna International, visited DFM. Liu Weidong, Vice President of DFM, met the visitors. The two sides discussed the issues of cooperation with emphasis on the development of DongFeng Getrag, and agreed on cementing communication and deepening cooperation in the future.