July 18, 2024

BAIC SA Honors Nelson Mandela's Legacy of Community Service

BAIC SA paid tribute to Nelson Mandela's enduring legacy of giving back to the community by hosting an inspiring event at its Gqeberha plant.

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July 18, 2024

BAIC SA Unveils the All-New B40 PLUS 8AT

BAIC SA hosted an exclusive media event, offering journalists a unique opportunity to experience the excitement of its latest model, the all-new B40 PLUS 8AT.

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June 18, 2024

BAIC has surprises in store for the Festival of Motoring

BAIC South Africa is geared up to be a standout at this year's Festival of Motoring and will showcase its unique commitment to innovation and excellence in the automotive industry.

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May 16, 2024

BAIC South Africa invites dealer representatives to visit BAIC Group

On April 24-26, 2024, at the invitation and organization of BAIC South Africa, representatives of BAIC South Africa dealer network partners ventured to bustling Beijing, the capital of China.

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May 09, 2024

Exploring the All-Terrain Excellence of the B40 PLUS

Discover the rugged versatility of the BAIC B40 PLUS, a compact 4X4 designed to tackle any adventure with ease.

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April 17, 2024

Exploring Innovation: BAIC Showcases Technological Advancements in Beijing

Media from various European countries recently visited Beijing, the capital of China, to witness the advancements in technology and innovation.

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March 7, 2024

Strengthening market supply, ensuring high-quality services

The BEIJING X55 production has been fully launched, with sufficient spare parts and guaranteed market demand

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February 29, 2024

Omoda C5 vs BAIC Beijing X55 vs Haval Jolion S: Which one has the best infotainment system?

Deciding between three shortlisted, new crossovers can sometimes come down to something as simple as the infotainment system. We compare the systems found in the Omoda C5 to the Havao Jolion and BAIC Beijing X55 to see which one offers the most.

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December 7, 2023

Top Gear Awards - BAIC Beijing X55 Wins

On December 7, local time, the Top Gear 2023 Awards were grandly announced in Johannesburg, South Africa. Following the historic win of the “Best Family SUV” at the South African Car of the Year (COTY) awards.

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October 12, 2023

The CACSI ranking is out! BEIJING X55 has won

On October 12, 2023, the results of the 2023 China Automobile Customer Satisfaction Index (CACSI), which was officially released by the China Quality Association, were released. The BEIJING X55 model ranked first in satisfaction in the 100000 to 150000 compact SUV segment market.

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August 25, 2023

Media Day at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit with BAIC SA

A thrilling showcase of cutting-edge technology, breathtaking design, and a future of automotive brilliance. From heart-pounding laps on the track to unveiling industry-leading innovations, we're redefining the driving experience.

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August 21, 2023


BAIC SA is honoured to be Driving Emerging Economies with BRICS  as a vehicle partner. Our BEIJING X55 and BAIC B40 PLUS are on the roads shuttling delegates for the BRICS 2023 Summit.

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May 16, 2023

BAIC is Excited to Showcase Award-Winning BEIJING X55 at NAMPO 2023

Bothaville, South Africa – 17th May 2023 - BAIC South Africa, a leading automobile manufacturer, is thrilled to announce its participation in the highly anticipated Annual NAMPO exhibition taking place from May 16th to May 19th, 2023.

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May 01, 2023

BAIC SA is back and brings Absa along

BAIC SA recently announced its new collaboration with Absa. Together the two companies hope to bring luxury cars to the market at an affordable price.

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March 06, 2023

BAIC Beijing X55 (2023) - Review

BAIC has an ace up its sleeve with the Beijing X55, the premium offering from the Chinese manufacturer's sub-brand 'Beijing'. We had a weekend with the car to see what it was all about.

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January 27, 2023

BAIC's exciting new BEIJING X55 selected as a 2023 South African Car of the Year finalist

The BEIJING X55, introduced by BAIC South Africa in November 2022, has been selected as a finalist for the 2023 South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition. It is the only Chinese competitor in the Compact Family category of the COTY competition and is one of three Chinese-manufactured vehicles in this year's 21-finalist lineup.

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January 17, 2023

Three times in the Dakar Rally, BAIC ORV team again created historical results

On January 15, the significant automobile event of 2023, the Dakar Rally, came to a spectacular finish in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This year's event was contested in Saudi Arabia, and the route crossed the whole territory from the west coast of Saudi Arabia to the east coast, covering a total distance of 8,549 kilometers, including nearly 5,000 kilometers of timed sections, which is the longest route since 2014 and worthy of being the toughest rally in the world.

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August 24, 2022

Leading Automobile Manufacturer, BAIC Set To Showcase Its Offroad Range At The Festival Of Motoring In Kyalami

Beijing Automotive Industry Corp. (BAIC), one of the largest automobile manufacturers in China will be demonstrating its innovation-driven offroad range vehicles, characterized by electrification, intelligence, connectivity and sharing.

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January 10, 2022

BAIC ORV Team To March Into Dakar Rally In 2022 Again

There are four famous vehicle racing events in the world, including F1, 24 Hours of Le Mans, WRC, and the most grueling race, the Dakar Rally.

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October 13, 2021

BAIC South Africa Launches The B40 PLUS SUV

BAIC South Africa has officially announced the launch of their iconic SUV, the B40 PLUS today.

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August 16, 2021

BAIC South Africa Achieves Milestone Fleet Deal

BAIC South Africa announced today its 120-unit fleet deal with Samaritan Car Cover. This record deal is quite a milestone for the automotive company, that was launched in 2016 with the IDC as a Joint Venture Partner and is one of the largest investments in the Automotive Industry in South Africa.

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January 19, 2021

BAIC Racers Shine At Dakar 2021

With the final stage of the 2021 Dakar Rally coming to a close on 15 January, the battle for the 15 stages have come to an end. The 55-year old Frenchman Stéphane Petehansel, who has been nick-named Mr. Dakar, became the Dakar champion for the 14th time, creating Dakar history.

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September 22, 2020

BAIC South Africa Announces Key Milestone For SA Plant

BAIC South Africa was launched in 2016 with the IDC Joint Venture company and is the single largest investment in SA in 40 years. Fast forward four years and they boast a local manufacturing and assembly plant in Port Elizabeth and a network of fourteen dealerships nationwide.

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July 03, 2020

SDI Donates BAIC Vehicles To Assist Micro-Suppliers In Growing Their Businesses

The road to recovery for South African businesses will be a long and difficult one, especially for the small players. In a remarkable effort to help alleviate these pressures and assist micro-suppliers with getting back on their feet, Supplier Development Initiatives (SDI) will, in partnership with FNB.

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