SG Automotive

SG Automotive Group Co Ltd (officially Liaoning Shuguang Automotive Group, Ltd) is a Chinese vehicle and component manufacturer headquartered in Dandong, Liaoning province.[2] The company makes buses,[3] light trucks, semi-trailer trucks, SUVs[4] and automotive components.[3] Auto parts made by SG are used by other Chinese car makers including Brilliance Auto, Chery, and JAC Motors.[5]

SG Automotive Group Co., Ltd.
TypePublic
SSE: 600303[1]
IndustryAutomotive
HeadquartersDandong, Liaoning, China
ProductsPassenger cars, buses, automotive components[1]
SubsidiariesHuanghai Bus
Websitehttp://www.sgautomotive.com
SG Automotive
Simplified Chinese辽宁曙光汽车集团
Traditional Chinese遼寧曙光汽車集團
Literal meaningSG Automotive Group Co., Ltd.

Light trucks and buses are sold under the Huanghai (黄海, lit. "Yellow Sea") brand name,[6] whilst the Shuguang brand was used for SUVs in the early 2000s.[7] Some SUVs sold under this brand may utilize Mitsubishi engines as of 2011.[8] The company makes fleet sales, and some products are purchased by the Chinese State.[9]

HistoryEdit

SG was founded in Liaoning in 1984 with RMB 70,000 as a manufacturer of axles for off-road vehicles.[10]

In August 2012, SG agreed to acquire a 56.19% stake in a Dandong-based special vehicle company from a Liaoning-based group company for RMB 80.9 million.[11]

OperationsEdit

SG has component manufacturing facilities in Wuhu, Anhui, and Shenyang, Liaoning.[5] Other facilities include a bus-making factory in Changzhou, Changzhou Changjiang Bus, which became operational in early 2010[12] and a location-unknown component-making facility 113,220 square meters in size that should have become operational in late 2012.[13]

ProductsEdit

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Export salesEdit

SG has exported light trucks and buses to countries including Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Brazil.[15] Some products, including the Plutus and the Steed, are assembled by Effa Motors in Uruguay.

Some of its production has been sold in Malaysia, where the Plutus pick-up was on sale as of late 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Profile: Liaoning SG Automotive Group Co Ltd". Reuters. Retrieved 1 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Headquarter of The Group". Contact Us. SG Automotive Group. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "SG Overview". About SG. SG Automotive Group. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "Huanghai Auto". splash page. SG Automotive Group. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "SG Group Wuhu suspension module project is launching officially". Press release. SG Automotive Group. 2009-12-28. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
  6. ^ For cars sold under the brand name Huanghai, see "Huanghai Auto". splash page. SG Automotive Group. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
    • For buses sold under the brand name Huanghai, see "Huanghai Bus". SG Automotive Group. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  7. ^ a b "Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot: Shuguang Auto | ChinaCarHistory". August 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "First time breaking through 100000 Yuan selling price, Huanghai Landscape V3 CUV shining in Changchun International Automobile Expo". Press release. SG Automotive Group. 2011. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
  9. ^ For lot of light trucks sold to a government department of Liaoning province, see "31 Huanghai Landscape F1 Delivered to Provincial Public Security Bureau for Police Service". Press release. SG Automotive Group. 2012-09-10. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  10. ^ "Auto heavyweight SG continues winning streak". China Daily. 23 October 2007. Retrieved 1 December 2012.
  11. ^ "Liaoning SG Automotive Group Co Ltd to Acquire Equity Shares". Reuters. 17 August 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2012.
  12. ^ "The Facility Launch Ceremony of Changzhou Huanghai Bus Base Held". Press release. SG Automotive Group. 2010-01-21. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
  13. ^ "Substantial Progress for SG Gear". Press release. SG Automotive Group. 2012-09-10. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
  14. ^ Feijter, Tycho de (April 26, 2010). "Beijing Auto Show Live: Huanghai Landscape V3". CarNewsChina.com.
  15. ^ For small lot of light trucks sold in South Africa, see "Passenger Vehicle Division Won S. African Order of 164 Pick-up Trucks". Press release. SG Automotive Group. 2011-09-03. Retrieved November 16, 2012.

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