BAIC introduces big M60 MPV at PIMS 2018

BAIC has introduced their large M60 multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) at the 7th iteration of the biennial Philippine International Motorshow (PIMS) which ran from October 24 to 28 at World Trade Center in Pasay City. The new M60 is their first van with: (1) front-wheel-drive, (2) unibody construction, and (3) an automatic transmission (a Punch Powertrain-sourced … Continue reading BAIC introduces big M60 MPV at PIMS 2018

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BAIC Philippines ramps up to PIMS 2018 with launch of renegade crossover

Makati City, 28 September 2018--A month before this year's Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), the auto-industry's major semi-annual event where the brand was introduced here four years ago in 2014, BAIC now launches the Bravo Jeep BJ20 compact crossover SUV. In the crowded two-row SUV super-segment that blurs the line between sub-compact and compact five-seaters, … Continue reading BAIC Philippines ramps up to PIMS 2018 with launch of renegade crossover

China’s BAIC partners up with behind-the-scenes giant Magna of North America

After their major win overtaking Nissan and Tesla sales with their all-electric EC hatchbacks, leading Chinese carmaker BAIC partners up with North American giant Magna International to build electric vehicles at a 180,000-unit annual capacity plant in Zhenjian. Press Statement by BAIC Philippines, "BAIC and silent giant Magna partner up to make electric vehicles in … Continue reading China’s BAIC partners up with behind-the-scenes giant Magna of North America

Bestselling BAIC electric hatchback beats Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S in first quarter 2018

From China, where energy strategies reach beyond maxing out efficiencies and scrubbing up emissions from gasoline and diesel fuel, comes the BAIC EC electric car that outsold the popular Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S in the first quarter of the year.  Unmistakably an economy model, the BAIC EC hatchback is a fitting leader, harking … Continue reading Bestselling BAIC electric hatchback beats Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S in first quarter 2018

BAIC joins jeepney modernization push with biggest Class 1 prototype so far

BAIC Philippines unveiled their Kalayaan jeepney prototype last month, putting it on display at the Land Transportation Office's 106th anniversary motor show last month and, in so doing, announcing their participation in the country's public utility vehicle modernization initiative. Based on BAIC's Freedom compact truck and meant to be a compact commuter for short routes … Continue reading BAIC joins jeepney modernization push with biggest Class 1 prototype so far

BAIC Philippines opens flagship showroom after building nationwide network of sellers and servicers

Now almost three years in the country, BAIC Philippines finally opens their flagship showroom after first focusing on fundamentals and having already established a network of dealerships and service centers nationwide. And, after the market’s positive response to their bargain priced utility vehicles, they now also launch a new line of light trucks, among which … Continue reading BAIC Philippines opens flagship showroom after building nationwide network of sellers and servicers