Two Chinese automotive companies due to be presented for first time in Brazil

19 October 2012

Chinese companies FAW Haima Automobile and Chang’an Automobile (Group) are the two new automotive groups due to be officially presented to the Brazilian public at the 27th edition of the Sao Paulo Automotive Salon, according to the Brazilian press.

The two brands, which are represented by Brazilian company Districar, will share a stand at the exhibition due to be held from 24 October to 4 November at the Anhembi Exposition Pavilion.

One of FAW Haima’s attractions will be the top of the range Haima 7 sports car, which is due to be delivered to retailers before the end of the year, and which has a 2 litre petrol engine, 110 brake horsepower (Bhp) and manual gearbox.

Changan will exhibit its Mini Benni, a vehicle designed for an urban setting with 1 litre petrol engine and 69 Bhp and commercial vehicle Star CS with a 1.3 litre engine 81 Bhp and which is capable of carrying loads of up to 1,300 kilos.

Districar is a Tricos group company that has operated in Brazil since 2001 and whose business is focused on import and distribution of vehicles manufactured by SsangYong Motors, Chana and, starting at the Sao Paulo Salon, Haima and Chang’an. (macauhub)