Hafei, officially Hafei Motor Co., Ltd. (Chinese: 哈飞汽车), is a Chinese automaker currently operating as a subsidiary of Changan Ford, and manufacturing passenger vehicles.[2][3]

Hafei Motor Co., Ltd.
Founded1980 [1]
FateMerged into Changan Ford
ProductsMotor vehicles
ParentChang'an Automobile Group

It previously independently manufactured sedans, MPVs, mini vehicles, small trucks, and vans for commercial use.


Hafei centre in Chile

Hafei was formerly owned by Aviation Industry Corporation of China.[4] The earliest Hafei products were Suzuki Carry-based microvans and trucks sold under the Songhuajiang brand, named after the Songhua River, but by 2002 they were sold directly under the Hafei brand. Their vehicles have always carried the "HFJ" identity code, no matter the brand.[5]

As of 2009, the company had exported products to a total of 40 nations.[6]

In 2009 the Chang'an Automobile Group purchased most Hafei-related assets[4] prompted by a Chinese State policy aimed at consolidating the domestic automobile manufacturing industry.[7]

In 2015, Changan announced it would discontinue all Hafei production and convert existing lines to serve Changan Ford.[8][2][3]

Production basesEdit

Hafei has production facilities in Northern China.[9]

Historical ModelsEdit

Hafei produced small cars and MPVs in addition to small trucks and commercial vans. These so-called mini vehicles made up the majority of the Hafei model line. Many Hafei consumer offerings were designed by Pininfarina.

Model listEdit



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