FOTON group of companies
Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. (Foton) was founded in August 28, 1996 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. With fixed assets of over 4.77 billion US dollars and nearly 40,000 employees, Foton is ranked first in the global commercial vehicle industry in terms of production and sales. In 2015, Foton was ranked fourth in China’s auto industry and first in China’s commercial vehicle segment, with a brand value of 13.037 billion US dollars.
At present, with a business scope covering full series of commercial vehicles, including medium and heavy-duty trucks, light-duty trucks, VANs, pickups, and buses, and an accumulative production and sales volume of approximate 8,000,000 vehicles, it’s China’s commercial vehicle manufacturer with most types and largest scale. In addition, Foton established Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. and Foton Cummins Engine Co., Ltd. jointly with Daimler and Cummins respectively, two renowned manufacturers in world’s automotive industry.
In the construction machine division, the FOTON group relies on German engineering know-how and long-standing industry experience whether in design, mechanical engineering, hydraulics, electrics and electronics. Important key competencies concentrated at FOTON Germany Construction Machines GmbH in Essen.