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Great news, BAIC owners (and prospective BAIC owners!) you can now get your BAIC news and info all in one convenient place. This BAIC car blog is curated by a group of seasoned car enthusiasts who will share the latest BAIC reviews, exciting information on new releases, news from abroad, and more. Check-in regularly to keep abreast of the latest on the popular BAIC motor brand and all its amazing vehicles.


BAIC-Absa Alliance: Driving Affordable Luxury And Economic Growth In South Africa

Posted by on 12 Jul 2024 under BAIC News

BAIC-Absa Partnership Makes Luxury Vehicles More Accessible

BAIC-Absa Partnership Makes Luxury Vehicles More Accessible

The automotive landscape in South Africa has in the last year shifted gears with the alliance between BAIC SA and Absa Bank. This alliance makes premium vehicles more accessible to a wider range of South Africans through comprehensive financing options and boosts local manufacturing.

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BAIC Expands Its Global Footprint With Production Hub In Malaysia

Posted by on 14 Jun 2024 under BAIC News

BAIC Expands To Produce Vehicles In Malaysia

BAIC Expands To Produce Vehicles In Malaysia

BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd.), a major Chinese automaker, is taking big steps to expand its business globally. In an important deal, BAIC International Development Co. Ltd has signed an agreement with a Malaysian company called EP Manufacturing Berhad (EPMB) to manufacture BAIC vehicles locally in Malaysia for the next 10 years.

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Introducing The BAIC BJ30: An All-New Rugged And Refined Crossover Sensation

Posted by on 16 May 2024 under BAIC News

The All-New Rugged BAIC BJ30 Unveiled!

The All-New Rugged BAIC BJ30 Unveiled!

BAIC has raised the bar in the SUV segment with the release of the all-new 2024 BJ30. Unveiled to great fanfare at Auto China in Beijing, this ‘light off-roader’ is poised to captivate adventure seekers and urban explorers alike with its potent blend of rugged capabilities and sophisticated styling.

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BAIC Electrifies Its Future Through Tech Partnerships

Posted by on 19 Apr 2024 under BAIC News

BAIC Embraces The Future With Tech Partnerships

BAIC Embraces The Future With Tech Partnerships

The automotive industry is undergoing a seismic shift towards electrification and connectivity, so manufacturers must embrace new technologies fast! Even though Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC) is one of the leading automotive companies in China, it recognises the need to accelerate its transition to electric and smart vehicles.

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Coega BAIC Auto Plant A Major Boost For Nelson Mandela Bay

Posted by on 18 Mar 2024 under BAIC News

BAIC Auto Plant Boosts Nelson Mandela Bay Economy

BAIC Auto Plant Boosts Nelson Mandela Bay Economy

Excellent news, BAIC enthuisiasts – the BAIC plant in Coega is open! The commencement of operations at the BAIC auto plant in Nelson Mandela Bay signifies a significant milestone in the region’s industrial landscape. This collaborative venture between China and South Africa, initially announced in 2016 with an investment projection of $800 million, has finally come to fruition after overcoming various challenges along the way.

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Navigating The BAIC B40 Plus: Which Version Of Perfection Suits You?

Posted by on 05 Feb 2024 under BAIC B40 Plus

BAIC B40 Plus Variants Compared: Discover Your Perfect SUV Match

BAIC B40 Plus Variants Compared: Discover Your Perfect SUV Match

At Group1 BAIC, our love for the BAIC B40 range isn’t exactly a well-kept secret. It’s as obvious as the joy of finding an open parking spot in a crowded mall. We adore these beauties for their unapologetic blend of style and substance, and we know choosing between these variants is like picking your favourite child – a near-impossible task when each one is a version of perfection. So, let’s embark on a delightful journey through the BAIC B40 Plus range, where every turn is an adventure, and every choice is, well, perfect!

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BAIC’s Innovations In Off-Road Tech

Posted by on 19 Jan 2024 under BAIC B40 Plus, BAIC News

BAIC’s Innovations In Off-Road Technology Uncovered

BAIC’s Innovations In Off-Road Technology Uncovered

Chinese automaker, BAIC is making major moves to target the rapidly growing off-road market with significant strides in applying advanced technologies and new energy vehicle developments to overlanders. No doubt, their speciality off-road vehicle factory, which won the ‘National Green Factory Award’ and ‘China’s Best Factory Digital Competition Excellence Award’, has played a major role in these innovations.

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The History of BAIC: 2010 -2023

Posted by on 12 Dec 2023 under General

BAIC Group’s Rapid Growth: A History from 2010 - 2023

BAIC Group’s Rapid Growth: A History from 2010 – 2023

Of late, the BAIC Group (Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd.) is becoming well-known on a global scale for their vehicles which offer exceptional value by providing features and technology usually found in more expensive models. But this wasn’t always the case. With its roots firmly planted in Chinese soil, BAIC has gone through major changes and developments over the past decade that allowed for its international expansion.

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The History of BAIC: 1958-2010

Posted by on 21 Nov 2023 under General

Where BAIC All Started: A History from 1958 to 2010

Where BAIC All Started: A History from 1958 to 2010

The car manufacturer BAIC is becoming a household name but has been around a lot longer than one might realise. Founded in 1958, it has grown to exceed global sales of 3 million annually and in September 2023 BAIC Motor announced that its cumulative vehicle sales for the first nine months of the year was expected to surge by 69% year on year!

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The Giant Behind BAIC Cars Part 2 – Driven by Culture and Innovation Strategy

Posted by on 19 Oct 2023 under BAIC News

BAIC's Road To Excellence: Part 2

BAIC’s Road To Excellence: Part 2

At the very core of any successful organization lies its corporate culture – the lifeblood of an organization, influencing its identity, values, and approach to operations. For the BAIC Group, corporate culture is exemplified by their brand philosophy, “Our ways · Your wish,” which places customers at the heart of their operations. They are firmly committed to fulfilling customer desires through innovation and adaptability, aligning their strategies with the dynamic preferences of their clientele.

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