SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co. Ltd. (SAIC-GM-Wuling)

SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co. Ltd. (SAIC-GM-Wuling) is a joint venture that was launched on November 18, 2002. SAIC has a 50.1 percent stake, GM China a 44.0 percent stake and Wuling Motors a 5.9 percent stake. SAIC-GM-Wuling is based in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in southwestern China. It has a second manufacturing base in Qingdao, Shandong. In 2012, SAIC-GM-Wuling opened its new passenger car production facility near its headquarters in Liuzhou and announced plans to build a third production base in Chongqing Municipality. SAIC-GM-Wuling manufactures a range of Wuling brand mini-trucks and minivans as well as a growing family of Baojun brand passenger cars. In 2012, SAIC-GM-Wuling’s domestic sales totaled 1,445,203 units. The Wuling Sunshine minivan has been the best-selling vehicle in China for nine consecutive years.