|Predecessor||Liuzhou Wuling Automobile|
|Products||Electric vehicles, trucks, buses, engines|
Liuzhou Wuling Automobile Industry Co., Ltd. (doing business as Wuling Motors; Chinese: 五菱汽车; pinyin: Wǔlíng Qìchē; lit. 'Five Diamonds Motors') is a Chinese manufacturer of automobiles, officially established as a joint venture by Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co., Ltd. (shortened "Wuling Group") and Wuling Automobile Group Holdings Ltd.
They produce engines, and special purpose vehicles, namely mini electric cars, people movers, trucks and buses, and auto parts.
Wuling microvans have been manufactured since 1982. In 1986, Wuling's predecessor company, Liuzhou Automotive Industry Corporation, reached an agreement with Mitsubishi Motors to assemble the L100 type Mitsubishi Minicab. This small van was sold as the Liuzhou Wuling LZ110.
The first Wulings to be exported were sent to Thailand in 1992.
Subsidiaries and joint ventures
- Liuzhou Wuling Motors United Development Co. Ltd.
- Liuzhou Wuling Special-purpose Vehicle Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
- Liuzhou Wuling Liuji Power Co. Ltd.
- Wuling Engine, a division of Wuling Automobile which manufactures Wuling-branded engines for small autos and motorcycles. Some are in cooperation with companies such as Delphi.
- Liuzhou AAM, a joint venture between Wuling and American Axle & Manufacturing, manufacturing electric drive units, independent rear axles and driveheads.
Wuling Automobile also manufactures generator sets under the "Longward" brand.
- "Corporate Structure". wuling.com.hk. 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2013.
- Company profile on Wuling Motors website, 21 Sep 2020
- "五菱英文版" [Export Business: Brief Introduction]. sgmw.com.cn (in Chinese). 2013. Archived from the original on 2012-10-17.
Since the first WULING vehicle was exported to Thailand in 1992, WULING vehicle has been exported to more than 40 countries and regions like Centre & South America, Middle-east, Africa, and South-east Asia.
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- "AAM Supplies Electric Drive Unit for New Baojun E300 Plus in China". www.aam.com. Retrieved 2021-09-29.
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