Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. is a stateowned, publicly-traded automotive manufacturer. Its business operations extend to various regions and sectors, and the company employs more than 28,000 people.
Foton has produced and sold 1.8 million vehicles over the past ten years and has grown into a core leader of independent brands and innovation in China’s automotive industry. It also is a fleet auto manufacturer in China, with a complete ange of commercial vehicles in China. In 2006, Foton’s brand value exceeded 13.968 billion Yuan (US$1.8 billion) and ranked fourth in China.
With the rapid developments in China’s automotive industry, Foton needed to accelerate development cycles, control development costs and ensure product quality to maintain its competitive advantage.
Dassault Systèmes Response
Foton is applying CATIA V5 as its 3D design and collaboration solution for its heavy trucks, light passenger cars and AUV passenger cars.
With CATIA V5, Foton has streamlined product parameters, improved product development and project implementation, significantly improved product design efficiency and reduced product development cycles.