The history of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor) can be traced back to the development of the global automotive industry and to the beginning of auto part industry in Shanghai. Based in Shanghai, China it now stands as the largest auto company on China’s A-share market (Stock Code: 600104).


SAIC Motors has carefully honed and developed its strong values such as integrity, responsibility and collaboration, innovation, enterprise and aspiration. It has affiliated itself with various like-minded automotive companies including Morris Garages (MG), SAIC Motor Commercial Vehicle CO, Shanghai Volkswagen, SAIC-GM, Shanghai General Motors Wuling (SGMV), NAVECO, SAIC-IVECO Hongyan and Shanghai Sunwin Bus Corp (SUNWIN).


Bringing forth its strong values to the international market, SAIC Motors is surging forward with great momentum towards a great future.

Under its wide umbrella, SAIC Motors covers research, production and sales of both passenger cars and commercial vehicles such as Volkswagen, General Motor and Naveco. This results in SAIC Motors being able to embed into every single MG car sold, its knowledge of world class engineering, state of the art technology and knowhow of the creative and production process.

British designer Anthony Williams along with UK team is responsible for the interior and exterior design of all MG products across the globe. This team of 300 engineers who are extensively experienced, is based in our European Engineering Technical Centre. This team develops initial concepts for all new MG Models, and ensures that each model meets the legislation while refining them to meet the preferences of our customers.



SAIC Motor’s Middle East headquarter is based in Dubai, UAE. The entire business operation in the Middle East region is moderated from this headquarter of SAIC Motors. Affiliations have been well established between SAIC Motors and top distributors across the region. For the past 5 years, the headquarters has continually assisted its stakeholders in striving for excellence.


SAIC products sell under a variety of brand names, including those from its joint venture partners. Two notable brands owned by SAIC are MG – the historic British car marque, and Roewe – one of the few domestic Chinese luxury car brands. Brand names that are exclusive to SAIC include: MG, Volkswagen, Maxus and GM.

“SAIC Motor has already made a real impact on the global automotive stage, despite being a relative newcomer, and is now making its presence felt in the Middle East market. Our promise is to work closely with our network of distributors to further build the brand image and increase awareness of our model line-up. I enjoyed four successful years working here, making many friends along the way, and am looking forward to bringing this experience to a company that is at such an exciting stage in its history.

We are experiencing growth globally, and view Middle East as a very important market for MG. Together with our different partners we are dedicated to delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction through our innovative product range and customer experience.”

Mr. Tom Lee



SAIC MOTOR Corporation Limited (SAIC MOTOR) China’s largest A-share market automotive manufacturing company home based in Shanghai, has established its British Technical Centre back in May, 2007 in Birmingham, UK. In January, 2009, the centre then moved to Longbridge, UK and developed a focused approach towards technology and design. Led by the British designer Anthony Williams, the UK team dedicated itself to the interior and exterior design of all MG products across the globe


The team of 300 highly experienced engineers based in the European Engineering Technical Centre play a vital role in all MG products and provide additional support for the development of product in China. They develop the initial concepts for all new vehicles and ensure that each model meets the legislation and preferences of every customers.


Dr. Sun General Manager “We constantly endeavour to be the best and being the best means we need international state of the art resources while focusing on consistency and being a leader in our market as our overall vision says that our company will strive to Build an innovative, globally-recognized company that pioneers the automotive future.”

In fact, the team is currently heavily involved in the global development of a new power train initiative, with a sharp focus on creating new green technologies. Thus far, these talented and experienced designers have been responsible for some of the exciting, new models of MG and continue to work on array of exciting future projects.

As an integral part of the SAIC Motor Technical Centre based in Shanghai, China it serves as a unified global vehicle process by integrating research and development with a team consisting of more than 4,000 people. These Technical Centres operate as one global family, with a fully integrates management structure, organisation, planning process, common global IT systems, software and strategies to ensure a seamless operation across the 6,000 miles and 8 hour time difference. Interactive tools allow the designers to communicate freely and specific communication tools have been implemented in order to leverage the performance of the company from both UK and China.