Maxus International (SAIC)
Maxus is a division of SAIC (Shanghai Automobile and Industrial Corporation), the largest automotive manufacturer in China. A Fortune Global 500 company, SAIC sold almost 6 million vechiles in 2015 and has formed joint ventures with Volkswagen and General Motors. In 2009 SAIC acquired the commercial vehicles division of British Motor Corporation which included the LDV platform.
In addition to production of the Maxus, SAIC sells vehicles under a variety of badges. Brand names that are exclusive to SAIC include MG, Roewe, and Yuejin. Product produced by SAIC join venture companies are sold under other marques including Buick, Chevrolet, Iveco, Skoda, Volkwagen and Woling. The SAIC Group also has interests in a number of vehicles component businesses as well as supporting automotive services such as automotive financing.
Through a spirit of independent innovation and focus on consumer and environmental demands, the SAIC Group is now Forbes magazine's 10th most powerful automotive company in the world.