Brands of current/recent products:
||A joint venture of SAIC, GM, and Wuling.
|Main Subsidiaries and Alliances:
2010 Sunshine (1.0/1.1/1.2L)
2013 Sunshine (1.0L)
Hongguang S (1.2/1.5L)
Hongguang V (1.2/1.5L)
||2009: 1.06 million
2010: 1.23 million
2011: 1.3 million
2012: 1.458 million
2013: 1,600,550 (including over 100,000 Baojun cars, over 530,000 Wuling Hongguang vans, 460,000 Wuling Zhiguang vans, 510,000 Wuling Rongguang vans)
|Official Web Site–Chinese
|| (SGMW), (Baojun Auto), (Wuling Auto), (Wuling Motors),
|Official Web Site–English
|| (Wuling Motors), (Wuling Motors Holdings)
- 1958: Liuzhou Power Machinery Factory was established in July, to which SGMW traces its origins.
- 1962: First Fengshou-37 tractor rolled off production line.
- 1966: Liuzhou Power Machinery Factory was re-named Liuzhou Tractor Factory.
- 1981: Liuzhou Tractor started developing a mini vehicle based on Mitsubishi L100.
- 1982: The government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region decided that Liuzhou Tractor Factory should switch to production of mini automobiles.
- 1984: Liuzhou Mini Vehicle Factory of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was established on February 15.
- 1987: LZ110VH vans and LZ100P trucks, built with technology, facilities, and parts from Japan, rolled off the production line on June 29. Trial production of LZ7100, a mini car derived from Citroen Visa, started in December.
- 1988: Liuzhou Wuling Auto Co., Ltd. was established.
- 1990: Wuling started delivering to overseas markets by exporting LZ110 to Thailand. First LZ110MC mini car rolled off production line on April 23.
- 1994: Wuling exported the LZ110P to Syria.
- 1995: Annual production topped 50,000 units.
- 2001: Agreement signed with SAIC to establish SAIC Wuling Auto, in which SAIC was to have a 75.9% stake.
- 2002: The three-way joint venture of SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) was established on November 18. Wuling Sunshine (Zhiguang) rolled off the line.
- 2003: SGMW-made Chevrolet Spark hit showrooms on December 8.
- 2004: Wuling Yangguang went on sale on September 1.
- 2005: Ground broken for SGMW’s engine plant on June 1; production began at SGMW’s Qingdao plant in July.
- 2006: Annual sales topped 460,000.
- 2007: Wuling Hongtu hit the market.
- 2008: Wuling Rongguang, made in Qingdao, was released on June 24.
- 2009: Annual sales topped 1 million.
- 2010: "Baojun" passenger car brand was launched on July 18. Wuling Hongguang MPV was released on September 6.
- 2011: Baojun 630 made its debut in April and went on sale in August. Vehicle bodies of the CN100 were exported to India in October.
- 2012: Chevrolet N300, a re-badged Wuling Rongguang, rolled off the line in Egypt on May 9. In November, SGMW announced that it would build a new plant in Chongqing.
|News about SGMW:
- SGMW to Release Baojun 630 Hatchback Next Year July 30, 2013
- 2012 Sales of SGMW Topped 1.45 Million January 4, 2013
- SGMW Opens “Baojun Auto City” November 20, 2012
- Buick Excelle to Get Smaller, 1.5L Engine for 2013 November 14, 2012
- SGMW To Build Factory in Chongqing October 25, 2012
- First Wuling Rongguang Microvan Rolls off Line in Egypt as Chevy Move N300 May 13, 2012
- GM Posts Best Quarterly Sales in China April 5, 2012
- GM and Partners Release Baojun 630 Compact Sedan August 11, 2011
- SGMW Rebages Chevrolet Spark as a Baojun February 17, 2011
- January Passenger Car Sales Rose 15.3% to 1.4 Million Units February 15, 2011
- GM Successfully Increases SGMW Stake to 44% January 21, 2011
- SAIC Sold Record 3.58 Million Vehicles in 2010 January 6, 2011
- GM’s China Sales Rose 28.8% to 2.35 Million Units in 2010 January 4, 2011
- August Sales: Ford, GM, Hyundai-Kia, Mazda, Shanghai Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi September 3, 2010
- H1 Profit of SAIC Motor Quadrupled to 5.87 Billion Yuan August 25, 2010
- Wuling Resists Selling SGMW Stake to GM August 5, 2010
- July Sales: Chang’an Ford, Shanghai VW, GM China August 3, 2010
- SGMW Unveils Passenger Car Brand “Baojun” July 18, 2010
- GM H1 China Sales Topped 1.2 Million July 2, 2010
- Shanghai GM Poised to Be the Biggest Winner from China’s Small Car Subsidies July 1, 2010