Fujian Motors Group

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Fujian Motors Group
Founded1992; 29 years ago (1992)
Fujian Province
DivisionsFujian Tractor
Fujian Benz (50%)
Soueast Motors (50%)
King Long (13%)

The Fujian Motors Group is based in the Fujian Province, China and was founded in 1992.

Group companies include Fujian Tractor (a manufacturer of tractors and equipment), Fujian Benz (50% joint venture with Daimler AG), Soueast Motors (50%) and King Long (a bus manufacturer) (13%)


Fujian Benz[edit]

Fujian Benz Automotive Co., Ltd., formerly Fujian Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd., is a light commercial vehicle manufacturing company based in Fúzhōu, and a joint venture between the German Daimler AG, the Chinese state-owned Fujian Motors Group and the Taiwanese China Motor Corporation. Series production of Fujian Daimler's first product range, the Viano transporter, began in April 2010.[1]

Soueast Motors[edit]

South East (Fujian) Motor Co., Ltd., trading as Soueast, is a Chinese automobile manufacturer based in Fuzhou, Fujian, and a joint venture between China Motor Corporation (25%), Fujian Motor Industry Group (50%) and Mitsubishi Motors (25%).[2][3][4] Its principal activity is the design, development, production and sale of passenger cars and minibuses sold under the Soueast marque.[5] It also manufactures Mitsubishi brand passenger cars for sale in mainland China.[6]

King Long[edit]

King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd (Chinese: 厦门金龙联合汽车工业有限公司) or commonly known as King Long (simplified Chinese: 金龙; traditional Chinese: 金龍; pinyin: Jīnlóng, literally, Golden Dragon) is a Chinese bus manufacturer headquartered in Xiamen, Fujian. Founded in December 1988, it is focused mainly on developing, manufacturing and selling large-and-medium-sized coaches and light vans. In 2008, King Long had an 18 percent share of the export market in China.[7] Overseas sales contributed 25 percent of King Long's sales.[7]


Higer Bus Company Limited, also known as Higer Bus, is a Chinese bus manufacturer based in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. It was established at the end of 1998. HIGER is China's leading exporter of buses and coaches,[8]

Yudo Auto[edit]

Yudo π1

Founded in December the 4th, 2015 in Putian, Fujian,[9] Yudo Auto (云度) is a new energy vehicle brand with main shareholders are state-owned companies and the local government of Putian, in Fujian Province. Current products are listed below.[10]


Qiteng/Keyton EX80

Keyton also known as Fujian New Longma or Fujian Qiteng (FQT) is a brand for MPVs, minivans and vans. It is sold overseas in several developing countries, including Egypt,[11] Philippines,[12] Bolivia,[13] and Chile.


  1. ^ "Fujian Daimler produces first Mercedes-Benz Viano". Gasgoo. 17 April 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
  2. ^ Affiliated Companies - China Motor Corporation Archived 2012-03-14 at the Wayback Machine Yulon Group Official Site
  3. ^ Activities by Region, Asia, 2009 Archived 2012-03-09 at the Wayback Machine Mitsubishi Official Site
  4. ^ Affiliated Companies - South East (Fujian) Motor Co., Ltd. Archived 2012-03-14 at the Wayback Machine Yulon Group Official Site
  5. ^ Soueast Motor wins Iranian export deal chinadaily.com.cn, 2008-01-04]
  6. ^ Lagging far behind, Mitsubishi looks to new joint partnership chinadaily.com.cn, 2010-11-15
  7. ^ a b Yu Hongyan (2008-12-19). "King Long takes lead in China's coach making industry". chinadaily.com.cn.
  8. ^ "Holden's Hoverd lands at Higer". BusNews.com.au. Retrieved July 2, 2015.
  9. ^ "Fujian Motors product".
  10. ^ "Another Chinese Tesla wannabe? This one may be different". South China Morning Post. January 10, 2018.
  11. ^ "Account Suspended". Alhashemya.com. Retrieved 2021-03-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Have you heard of Keyton Motors?". www.topgear.com.ph.
  13. ^ "Noticias de Bolivia y el Mundo". Atodomotor.bo. Retrieved 2021-03-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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