BAIC Philippines: Overview & Price list in January 2021
1. About BAIC Philippines
BAIC Motor is a passenger car maker that is one of the principal subsidiaries of the BAIC Group, officially known as Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd. It is an enterprise state-owned by the Chinese and is a holding company of machine manufacturers and various automobiles situated in Beijing, China. BAIC also produces Mercedes and Hyundai-branded vehicles sold on the Chinese market by Beijing Benz and Beijing Hyundai joint ventures.
BAIC Motor is often ranked as the fourth or fifth-largest Chinese carmaker by volume. The company also boasts various successful passenger vehicle joint ventures with foreign firms. Beijing Automotive Industry Holdings belongs to the fastest-rising automotive icons that bring China to new heights by building partnerships with well-established brands in the global market.
The launch of BAIC Motors in the Philippines happened last September 2014, which coincided with the 5th year of the CAMPI Philippine International Motor Show. BAIC, in the Philippines, stands for Bayan Automotive Industries Corporation. It is the newest player in the automotive industry in the country that shows to be a potential game-changer from hereon.
The company took the initiative to ignite the automotive passion of BAIC in the Philippines. BAIC Motor exhibits excellent Chinese manufacturing, German engineering, and Italian design among its vehicles. The company’s initial offer to the Philippine market is five units ranging from compact MPV, executive saloon, off-road utility vehicles, and compact sedans. Specifically speaking, these vehicles are the 4-door hatchback A113/A115, the luxury vehicle A523 Senova Large Sedan, smaller Wevan MZ40, the X424 SUV capable of off-road driving, and the Full-Size Van BJ5030.
The official distributor of the brand in the country is the Universal Motors Corporation (UMC), and the vehicles are available for viewing in 2232 Don Chino Roces (Pasong Tamo) in Makati. BAIC has eight dealerships in the Philippines, namely BAIC Makati, BAIC Tacloban, BAIC Davao, BAIC Bacolod, BAIC Iloilo, BAIC Lapu-Lapu, Cebu, BAIC Taguig, and BAIC Zamboanga.
- Address: 2232 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, 1233 Metro Manila, Philippines
- Phone: +63 917 838 7826
- Official website: https://baicphilippines.com/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/baicphilippines/
2. Best-selling models in BAIC Philippines’ local lineup
BAIC Philippines is offering 9 new car models in the local market. The BAIC BJ20, BAIC M50S, BAIC MZ45 are the best-selling models from BAIC.