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Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
(officially Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
Automobile
Automobile
Co., Ltd.) was an automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Chongqing, China
China
and a joint venture between Changan Automobile, Ford Motor Company and Mazda. Its principal activity was the manufacture and sale of Ford and Mazda
Mazda
branded passenger cars in China. In December 2012 the activities of Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
were restructured and separated into two new joint ventures: Changan Ford Automobile
Automobile
Co., Ltd. and Changan Mazda
Changan Mazda
Automobile
Automobile
Co., Ltd. Changan Ford was established as a 50:50 joint venture between Changan and Ford incorporated in Chongqing
Chongqing
and assumed all of Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda's Ford-related business. Changan Mazda
Changan Mazda
was established as a 50:50 joint venture between Changan and Mazda
Mazda
incorporated in Nanjing
Nanjing
and assumed all of Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda's Mazda-related business.

Contents

1 History

1.1 2001 to 2010 1.2 2010 to 2012

2 Sales 3 References 4 External links

History[edit] 2001 to 2010[edit] Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Automobile
Automobile
Co., Ltd. was established in April 2001 as a 50-50 joint venture between Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company
and Changan Automobile.[1] Operations began in 2003, with 20,000 Ford Fiestas produced in that year. Production was initially based upon knockdown kits, partially assembled vehicles imported to meet local assembly regulations. Capacity was increased to 50,000 vehicles in 2004 and to 150,000 soon after, and the Ford Mondeo
Ford Mondeo
and Ford Escape-based Maverick SUV
SUV
also entered production. In April 2005 it was announced that Changan Ford's Chongqing
Chongqing
factory would begin assembling the Ford Focus
Ford Focus
model, and that Ford, Changan Automotive Group and Mazda
Mazda
would establish a new joint venture company, Chang'an Ford Mazda
Mazda
Engine, to build a new engine plant in Nanjing
Nanjing
capable of producing 350,000 units annually.[2] In March 2006 it was announced that Changan Ford
Changan Ford
would begin producing Volvo automobiles later in that year, with the S40 saloon the first vehicle to enter production.[3][4] In February 2009, production of the China-only S80L commenced.[5] The joint-venture between Volvo and Changan Ford
Changan Ford
ended in late 2015.[5] Mazda
Mazda
acquired a 15% stake in Changan Ford
Changan Ford
from Ford on April 4, 2006, with the company being renamed Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
Automobile
Automobile
Co., Ltd.[6] Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
opened a new assembly plant in Nanjing
Nanjing
in September 2007, constructed at a cost of US$510 million and with an initial production capacity of 160,000 vehicles per annum.[7][8] In September 2009, Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
announced plans to invest US$490 million in the construction of a second assembly plant in Chongqing, with a planned annual capacity of 150,000 vehicles.[9][10] The plant opened in February 2012.[11][12] 2010 to 2012[edit] In early April 2012, Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
announced plans to invest US$600 million in the expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Chongqing, increasing its total unit capacity by 350,000 vehicles to 950,000.[13][14] Later in the same month, Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
announced plans to invest US$760 million in the construction of a new vehicle assembly plant in Hangzhou
Hangzhou
with an initial capacity of 250,000 units.[15] The plant is planned for completion in 2015.[16] In late 2012, China
China
approved the division of Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
into two new joint ventures, Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Automobile
Automobile
Co., Ltd. and Changan Mazda
Mazda
Automobile
Automobile
Co., Ltd.[17] Sales[edit]

Calendar year Total sales

2004

2005 61,013[18]

2006 126,790[19]

2007 217,100[20]

2008 204,334[21]

2009 315,791[22]

2010 403,283[23]

2011

References[edit]

^ "JV Cooperation". Changan Automobile
Automobile
Group. Archived from the original on 26 July 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Ford comes late to China's party". USA Today. 20 April 2005. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Volvo to start Chinese production". BBC News. 20 March 2006. Retrieved 3 March 2012.  ^ "Ford's Volvo Unit to Start Making S40 Sedans in China". Bloomberg. 20 March 2006. Retrieved 3 March 2012.  ^ a b Glenn Brooks (2016-01-18). " Volvo Cars
Volvo Cars
and Changan dissolve China
China
JV". just-auto.com. Archived from the original on 2017-07-01. Retrieved 2017-07-01.  ^ " Mazda
Mazda
takes 15% stake in Changan Ford
Changan Ford
from Ford". Malaysia Star. 4 April 2006. Retrieved 26 February 2012. [permanent dead link] ^ "Ford starts operation at new $510 mln China
China
plant". Reuters. 24 September 2007. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Ford opens China
China
factory". Toronto Star. 24 September 2007. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Amid weakness at home, Ford, Toyota turn to China". USA Today. 25 September 2009. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Ford Begins Work on 3rd China
China
Car Plant in Asia Push". Blooomberg. 25 September 2009. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Ford plays catch-up in China's growing auto market". Los Angeles Times. 25 February 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Ford opens 4th Chinese assembly plant". Detroit Free Press. 25 February 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2012.  ^ "Ford to invest $600M to branch out in China". Detroit Free Press. 5 April 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012.  ^ "Ford to expand Chinese factories again". Bloomberg Businessweek. 5 April 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012.  ^ "Ford to Build Plant in China
China
to Bolster Global Sales". The New York Times. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2012.  ^ "Ford invests $760 million for new China
China
plant, more capacity". Reuters. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2012.  ^ "Restructure of Changan Ford
Changan Ford
Mazda
Mazda
Automobile
Automobile
Approved". Mazda. 30 November 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2013.  ^ "Ford: Sales In China
China
Rose 46 Percent". CBS News. 11 February 2006. Retrieved 28 February 2012.  ^ "Ford's China
China
jv sees big jump in 2007 sales". Reuters. 19 April 2007. Retrieved 28 February 2012.  ^ "Focus drives Ford sales in China". Toronto Star. 9 January 2008. Retrieved 28 February 2012.  ^ "Ford's China
China
car JV sales down 6 pct in 2008". Reuters. 12 January 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2012.  ^ "Ford to outpace China
China
market in 2010; sales strong in '09". Reuters. 7 January 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2012.  ^ "Ford: China
China
sales hit record in 2010". Business Report. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 

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