Corporate Strategy


Currently ongoing

Manufacturing Facilities in Russia, India, Brazil, Mexico and Indonesia

Foton established

Foton Motor Sales (Russia) Co., Ltd in Russia on June 24, 2010

Current & On-going

Foton’s comprehensive strategy is currently ongoing. The first step is underway, building manufacturing facilities in Russia, India, Brazil Mexico and Indonesia with annual capacity of 100,000 units each will be setup in the near future in order to execute the second step, breaking through into North America, the European Union, Japan and South Korea. Finally, to coordinate its global expansion, in China, Foton will found a global headquarters, global innovation center and a management and operations center.

Foton established Foton Motor Sales (Russia) Co., Ltd in Russia on June 24, 2010. After the completion of Russian factory, Foton’s automobile products will capable of being sold across Europe.

The Foton India business unit was established in India and this business unit, Foton along with Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation of India, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to build an automotive industrial park in Maharashtra. As the fourth largest commercial vehicle market in the world, Maharashtra, India will become a strategic overseas location for Foton. Maharashtra also marks the first time Foton invests in an overseas factory as an independent investment. The factory in Maharashtra is a critical component necessary for Foton to execute its comprehensive strategy.

Strategic Development

Foton has developed its strategy, distribution, product attributes and other core competencies in Brazil.

In addition to complete vehicle export to Brazil, since 2012, Foton has progressed on its KD factories for light-duty trucks and pickups, with its KD factory for light-duty trucks operational in December 2015 and its KD factory for pickups operational in 2016.