HUNAN LEOPAARD MOTORS CO., LTD.
Changfeng Group Co., Ltd. was founded in June 1950. It was restructured in October 1996 from the former 7319 factory of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. It was handed over to the Hunan Provincial People's Government in September 2001. The company headquarters is located in Changsha, Hunan province and mainly engaged in R&D, manufacturing and sales of automobiles. The company has a total assets of 16.9 billion yuan and nearly 8,000 employees. Mr. Li Jianxin, secretary of the party committee and chairman of the company, was elected as the deputy of the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th National People's Congress.
The company adheres to the development concept of “innovation, coordination, greenness, openness and sharing” and the core values of “Innovation and Development, Pursuit of Excellence”. It has been selected as one of the “Top 500 Chinese Enterprises” and “Top 500 Chinese Enterprises in Taxation” for many years and has won “National May 1st Labor Awards, "National Model Workers' Home", "National Corporate Culture Award", "National Civilized Unit", "National Advanced Grassroots Party Organization" and other honorary titles.
The company formed a strategic pattern of “2341”, namely two research institutions (Beijing Automobile Research Institute, Changsha Engineering Institute), three key component companies (Power Company, Sino-German Company, Fengshun Company), and four vehicle manufacturing bases. (Yongzhou Company, Zhangzhou Company, Changsha Company, Jingmen Company), a headquarters, with an annual production capacity of 500,000 SUVs and pickup trucks. The company's main products are Leopaard brand SUVs and pickup trucks. Leopaard SUVs has been rated as one of the "Top Ten Chinese Brands" and "China's 500 Most Valuable Brands".
The company adheres to the goal of “Made in China 2025 plan” and is committed to build Leopaard Motor into a benchmark in China's self-owned brands. We are striving to achieve the great renaissance of Leopaard Motor by the end of the "13th Five-Year Plan" with complete vehicle production and sales volume over 400,000 units, annual business income over 40 billion yuan, total profits over 2 billion yuan and returning to the capital market.
1950 一 1965 The First PioneeringIn June 1950, the No.3 Plant of Eight Zero Arsenal of Kuomin Party at Shahe in Guangzhou was took over by the Logistics Department of the Guangdong Military Region of PLA, and the Ordnance Repair Shop of the Guangdong Military Region Logistics Department was formed. In 1952, the shop was renamed as Ordnance Repair Shop of the South China Military Region, and in 1953, it was expanded as a Medium-sized Repair Plant of the Middle South Military Region. In 1957, it was renamed as the 202th Factory of Guangzhou Military Region. In November 1960, the Guangzhou 056 Factory of the Guangzhou Military Region was established in Hengyang.
In July 1965, the 056th Factory was renamed as the 7403th Factory of the Guangzhou Military Region. In June 1965, the 202the factory moved from Guangzhou to Lengshuitan, Hunan according to the needs of war preparation. The factory was renamed as the 7319th factory of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. During the first pineering, the factory was mainly engaged in military firearms, firearms, optical equipment and other equipment maintenances, and made positive contributions to the military equipment support. In order to meet the needs of war preparation, the factory completed the mission of " Moving from the 1st line region to the 3rd line region" strategic relocation from Guangzhou to Lengshuitan of Hunan province.
1965 一 1984 The Second PioneeringIn 1965, the factory started its second pioneering after the relocation of Guangzhou Shahe to Hunan Lengshuitan. In 1967, the 7431 factory in Hengyang moved to Hunan Lengshuitan. In January 1969, the 7431 factory and the 7319 factory were merged and collectively referred to as the 7319th Factory of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. The workforce grew to approximately 1,100 people and added some businesses including military vehicle repairs, tire repairs and rubber parts making, etc.. The factory became the largest comprehensive repair factory in the Guangzhou Military Region. The factory participated in the equipment support task in the Vietnam's self-defense counterattack operations.
1984 一 2011 The Third PioneeringIn 1984, the reform pace of military enterprise began to accelerate. Mr. Li Jianxin was appointed as the factory director when he was 31 years old. Adhering to the principle of "taking use of the civilian demands to support military demands and guaranteeing a conversion from military demands to transfer civilian use", the factory made a trial-manufactured of the Xiangling brand 212 light off-road vehicle. In 1987, the factory successfully developed and produced the Leopaard light off-road command vehicle. In 1988, the factory began a mass production after technical upgrade had been implemented. In 1995, the factory cooperated with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in Japan and introduced Mitsubishi Pajero technology. In 1996, a technical upgrade was made with 320 million yuan investment. By the end of 1999, a production base with an annual production volume of 30,000 light off-road vehicles production base was set up, which laid a cornerstone for a successful conversion from Military to civilian use.
The company implemented the development strategy of “Winning by being professional” and realized the transformation from factory system to company system. And its core child enterprise “Changfeng Motor” (code: 600991) was successfully listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, realizing the transformation from a traditional factory to a modern enterprise and an development strategic expansion. Since 2000, the company had been one of the Top 500 National Enterprises for four consecutive years and one of the Top 500 Taxpaying Enterprises in China for eight consecutive years. Leopaard Motor has become a well-known trademark in China.
2012 一 Now The Forth PioneeringThe Forth Entrepreneurship begun in May 2009. According to the requirement of the provincial party committee and provincial government, Changfeng Group took out the her core assets twice to make strategic cooperations with GAC, which successfully facilitated two whole vehicle projects including GAC-fiat and GAC-Mitsubishi settled in Hunan, and more than 10 domestic and international famous auto parts and service projects settled in the Changsha Economic and Technical Development Zone, forming a more completed automobile industrial cluster and promoting the automobile industry entered a new era in Hunan province. However, Changfeng Group lost her high-quality assets such as a vehicle production qualification, a financing platform of the listed company and a vehicle production base in changsha because of these recombinations.
In 2012, as the system and mechanism innovation was made, Changfeng Group resolved to return vehicle business. With a thought of "two years laying foundation, three years seeing effects, five years leaping ahead", the company started an overall restructuring of enterprise mechanism reform to focus on the development of SUV and pickup. Changfeng Group and some key employees jointly invested Hunan Leopaard Motor Co., Ltd., which accelerates the pace of institutional changes and promotes the great rejuvenation of Leopaard Motor.
In 2017, the company sold 125,000 vehicles and achieved sales revenue of 11.32 billion yuan, successfully achieving the phased goal of rebuilding a new Leopaard with over 1 billion sales revenue.
In December 2017, Hunan Leopaard Automobile Co., Ltd. successfully passes the National High-tech Enterprise Certification.
On December 24, 2017, the off-line ceremony for the annual production of one million vehicles in Hunan Province is held at Leopaard Changsha.
On December 22, 2017, the Hunan Provincial Party Committee Economic Work Conference delegation visits the Leopaard Motor Changsha Branch.
On December 8, 2017, the launching ceremony of Leopaard Changsha Company's production and new energy vehicles is held in Changsha.
In November 2017, Leopaard Automobile Jingmen Branch passes the on-site access examination of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
In November 2017, according to the No. 47 Announcement of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in 2017, Leopaard CS9EV electric vehicles developed by Leopaard Motor obtains production qualifications.
On November 17, 2017, a big data strategic cooperation project between Leopaard Motor and Lenovo Group's is officially launched.
On November 2, 2017, Hunan Leopaard Motor Co., Ltd. and the French Pilote Group hold a signing ceremony and a joint venture called Hunan Pilote RV Co., Ltd. is established.
From January to October 2017, the cumulative sales volume of Leopaard Motor (SUV) exceeds 100,000.
On October 12, 2017, Hunan Party Construction at Root Levels in state-owned enterprises is held at the Leopaard Motor Yongzhou Company. The party committee of the Leopaard Motor Yongzhou Company is awarded the “Root Levels Party Construction Demonstration Base of Provincial State-owned Enterprise”.
In the first half of 2017, Leopaard Motor ranks among the top 15 in the national brand sales volumn.
On May 18, 2017, at the Hunan Science and Technology Awards and Innovation Awards Conference held in Changsha, Leopaard CS10 win the Product Innovation Award.
On May 5, 2017, Leopaard Motor Co., Ltd. signs a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Yulong Auto Finance (China) Co., Ltd.
On May 3, 2017, Du Jiahao, the secretary of the provincial party committee, investigates the Leopaard Motor Yongzhou Company.
On May 2, 2017, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology No. 21 (. 295th batch), Hunan Leopaard Motor Co., Ltd. obtains the qualification of vehicle production.
On April 21, 2017, Leopaard CS9 is launched at the Shanghai International Auto Show.
On March 25, 2017, the technical upgrade project of Leopaard Motor Yongzhou Company is kicked off.
On January 12, 2017, Leopaard CT7 is officially launched in Lijiang, Yunnan.
On December 29, 2016, Leopaard signs a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with China Unicom Headquarters to build a smart car lifestyle in the future.
On December 8, 2016, 200,000 engine project is put into production officially by Changfeng Powertrain Company and the engine products are successfully carried on the Leopaard CS10.
In December 2016, Changfeng Group withdraw the state-owned shares completely in some parts company including Vehicle Seat Company, Air-Conditioning Company and Parts Company. The related companies have completed the replacement of the employees’ working age of the state-owned enterprise.
In December 2016, the Leopaard CS10 1.5T model is launched into the market.
In 2016, the company completes the “13th Five-Year” development plan.
In November 2016, the Leopaard CT7 pickup is officially launched.
In October 2016, Leopaard Motor Co., Ltd. increases its capital from 1.2 billion shares to 2 billion shares with 4 new shareholders added and achieves diversification of equity.
In July 2016, the Leopaard Motor Changsha plant is officially started.
In May 2016, the company's Party Committee carries out the “studies on the theoretical and practical issues of party building”
From April to May 2016, the provincial Party Committee conductes the first special political inspection to the company's Party Committee.
In April 2016, Changsha Automobile Engineering Research Institute is established.
On April 25, 2016, Leopaard CS10-DCT is announced to be put into the market at the Beijing Auto Show.
On December 29, 2015, Leopaard Motor is approved by the Provincial State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission to increase its registered capital from 800 million yuan to 2 billion yuan.
In November 2015, Leopaard Motor passes the new energy vehicle production access audit and obtained a production qualification and product announcement.
On October 16, 2015, the company organizes a Enterprise Establishment Celebration of the 65th Anniversary in Yongzhou with the celebration theme of “mission, responsibility and dreams”. In the celebration, “the 2nd Most Beautiful Leopaard People” are rewarded and each sub-branch company carries out “Report to the Enterprise” activity.
In July 2015, business is shut down in CHANGFENG LianCheng Co., LTD.
In May 2015, the Changfeng Group Party Committee carries out a special education of “The three guidelines for ethical behavior and the three basic rules of conduct”.
In April 20th, 2015, Leopaard CS10 is successfully launched at Shanghai International Auto Show.
In April 2015, Leopaard Automobile Company is fully recovered the whole vehicle’s business by the city of YongZhou.
In April 2015, according to the unified deployment of the provincial party committee, the company appoints Mr. Xiong Xiangge as the team leader and the secretary of the first party branch of the village, with Mr. Zhang Zhi to Xintang Village, Jiuyishan, Ningyuan County for three years poverty alleviation work. In principle, a donation no less than 1 million yuan per year to the village is to be provided.
In 2014, Changfeng Group withdraw all state-owned shares of Changfeng Motor Interior Decoration Co., Ltd.
In December 23th, 2014, according to the Vehicle Manufacturer and Product Announcement (batch 267th) released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Anhui Leopaard Motor Co.,Ltd is upgraded to a vehicle manufacturer, Leopaard Motor Enterprise regain the whole vehicle production qualification.
In August 31th, 2013, Hunan Leopaard Motor Co.,Ltd is established.
In August,2013, Hunan Jinhongyuan Investment Co., Ltd. is set up.
In August, 2013, Leopaard Feiteng vehicle is reproduced in the YongZhou vehicle base.
In April 2013, a new face of the Leopaard Motor product model is announced in the Shanghai Automobile Show and a support plan of 6 million yuan materials and cash is donated to Sichuan Ya'an earthquake-stricken area.
On January 7th,2013, the headquarters of Changfeng Group moves from Hualing Building, Furong Middle Road of Changsha City to No.9 Lixiang East Road. Changsha National Economic &Technical Development Zone.
On January 31th, 2013, the Relocation and Upgrade to the entire vehicle production base of Anhui Changfeng Yangzi Company is approved by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
On March 30th, 2012, Mr. Meng Jianzhu, the State Councilor and Minister of Public Security inspects Changfeng Group Yongzhou Branch company.
On February 28th, 2012, The inaugural meeting of the group company leaders is held in Changsha. This is a mark that the company will return to the whole vehicle business and opens the 4th entrepreneurship prelude.