Witnessing the history and creating the future

The foundation and development of Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. has been greatly valued and supported by Chinese governments at various levels, and several national leaders have successively visited the automobile factory of Zhengzhou NISSAN to inspect and direct the factory’s work..

 
  1993.03 Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. was jointly set up by CITIC Group, NISSAN Automobile Business Corporation (Japan), and so on.
 
 
1995.03 First-phase reconstruction project of Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. finished.
1995.04 D21 pickup initiated by Zhengzhou NISSAN was put into production.
 
 
1996.04

Vice Premier Li Lanqing visited Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. to inspect its work.

1996.07 Vice Premier Wu Bangguo visited Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. to inspect its work.
 
 
1998.05 Pickup manufactured by Zhengzhou NISSAN obtained the highest score of the similar products during the vehicle reliability scoring evaluation carried out by National Center of Quality and Technology Supervision.
 
 
1999.01

Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. succeeded in introducing D22 series of pickup, newly developed by NISSAN Automobile Business Corporation (Japan), and started the batch production in China.

1999.11

Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. passed the site assessment of GB/T19001-ISO9001Quality System Certification carried out by Chinese Quality Certification Center for Automobile Products.

 
 
2000.04

D22 pickup was evaluated as The Best Brand of Pickup, recommended by Henan Provincial Consumers Association.

 
 
2002.07

Mr. Ghosn, chief executive officer of NISSAN Automobile Business Corporation (Japan), inspected the factory site.

2002.12 Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. passed the certification of IS09001 Quality Management System (2000 Edition).
 
 
2003.02

Paladin’s sports utility vehicle was put on the market.

2003.04

Paladin was awarded The Most Fashion-leading Vehicle Model Prize in the 10th Shanghai International Auto Show.

2003.07 As one of the first batch of companies, the Company passed the certification of National CCC.
 
 
2004.01

With its own production car, Paladin Team of Zhengzhou NISSAN participated in the 26th Dakar Rally, with total score ranking the 57th place, creating a epoch for China to attend the world top-grade auto events.

2004.04

D22 pickup was awarded No. 1 Brand of Customer Satisfaction for Chinese Top-grade Pickup Quality.

2004.10

Dongfeng Motor Joint Stock Co., Ltd. acquired shares of Zhengzhou NISSAN held by CITIC Group and became the controlling shareholder of Zhengzhou NISSAN and, at the same time, NISSAN Automobile Business Corporation (Japan) realized its strategic objective of integrating all the businesses in China, through this share transfer.

 
 
2005.01

PALADIN Team of Zhengzhou NISSAN attended the 27th Dakar Rally and three vehicles successfully completed the race, ranking 19th, 44th and 56th respectively, which set a new record in both Chinese auto industry and Chinese auto sports history, and is also the first time for Dakar Rally that all the vehicles of a rally team fulfilled the whole race in the same Dakar Rally.

2005.04 Zhengzhou NISSAN was present at Shanghai International Auto Show, elevating the brand image of Paladin.
2005.05
2005.07
Zhengzhou NISSAN launched new PALADIN series (luxury edition and EURO III Edition).
2005.10

Diesel pickup bearing Dongfeng brand, the first new vehicle model after Zhengzhou NISSAN implemented dual brand strategy, was successfully put on the market and widely acclaimed by the market and users.

2005.10

The trial-drive activities in hundreds of cities by tens of thousands of users were held aiming at the users of diesel pickup bearing Dongfeng Brand, to improve the market reputation of Dongfeng pickup.

2005.10 D22 pickup manufactured by Zhengzhou NISSAN was awarded The Best Pickup of Year 2005.
2005.11

Mr. Zhu Fushou, deputy general manager of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. and president of Zhengzhou NISSAN, conducted market investigation in Zhengzhou NISSAN and attended the celebration ceremony that the sales volume for January – November of 2005 of Zhengzhou NISSAN exceeded 20,000 vehicles and the sales volume of Dongfeng pickup exceeded 1,500 vehicles.

 
 
2006.01

PALADIN Team of Dongfeng-Zhengzhou NISSAN successively attended the 28th Dakar Rally for the third time, its No. 385 and 374 PALADIN racing vehicles respectively ranked 19th and 43rd, creating the best achievement of Chinese teams. Rich multi-purpose commercial vehicle accompanies the whole race, reflecting Chinese strength.

2006.03

Multi-purpose commercial vehicle ZN6492 manufactured by Zhengzhou NISSAN was successfully put on the market.

2006.07

Full series of Dongfeng Rich diesel pickup and multi-purpose commercial vehicles were put on the market nationwide simultaneously.

2006.07 Zhengzhou NISSAN provided interview vehicles for large-sized transnational interview activity of Sino-Russian State Year – Trip of Sino-Russian Friendship organized by the News Office of the State Council.
2006.11 2007-edition Paladin was put on the market in the 9th Beijing International Auto Show.
2006.12 The 10,000th Dongfeng Rich diesel pickup was launched.
 
 
2007.01

The dealers’ annual meeting of Year 2007 for Zhengzhou NISSAN, entitled Several Years’ Accumulation and Opening up the New Future, was held in Sanya, general manager Zhu Fushou of Dongfeng Motor Joint Stock Co., Ltd. and director seto kouki (濑户口晃) of Chinese Administration Department of N-LCV Business Department of NISSAN Automobile Business Corporation (Japan) were present.

2007.03

After-sale service meeting of Year 2007 for Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. was held in Chengdu, Sichuan.

2007.03 Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. was positioned as the main development base of light commercial vehicles (LCV) bearing NISSAN brand.
2007.04 Deputy Governor Li Chengyu of Henan Province inspected Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd., hearing the report on the development planning of Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd.
2007.04 The first overseas KD factory of Zhengzhou NISSAN invested by Zhongji Company, in which Zhengzhou NISSAN is responsible for routine management and materials supply, broke earth in the capital of Angola, Luanda.
2007.05

Zhang Siqing, Vice Chairman of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), inspected Zhengzhou NISDSAN, conducted the investigation about the development conditions of the Company and understood in details the medium and long-term development planning of the Company.

2007.07

Liu Yunshan, commissioner of the Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee and minister of the Publicity Department of CPC Central Committee, inspected Zhengzhou NISSAN and conducted on-site investigation of the Workshop of General Assembly. Sun Jiazheng, minister of Ministry of Culture, Li Congjun, deputy minister of the Publicity Department of CPC Central Committee, and Zhang Shaochun, deputy minister of Ministry of Finance, participated in the investigation; Xu Guangchun, provincial secretary of Henan Provincial Party Committee and director of Provincial People’s Congress Standing Committee, Li Chengyu, deputy provincial secretary and governor, Kong Yufang, commissioner of
Provincial Party Committee Standing Committee, minister of the Publicity Department of Provincial Party Committee and deputy governor, Cao Weixin, commissioner of Provincial Party Committee Standing Committee and secretary-general of Provincial Party Committee, and Wang Wenchao, commissioner of Provincial Party Committee Standing Committee and municipal secretary of Zhengzhou Municipal Party Committee, accompanied to investigate.

2007.09

The launch ceremony of Yumsun MPV and Oting SUV, Combination of Movement and Immobilization, Classic Follow, was held in Zhengzhou International Exhibition Center, as a result of dual brand strategy of Zhengzhou NISSAN. Li Ke, commissioner of Henan Provincial Party Committee Standing Committee and executive vice governor, Wang Wenchao, commissioner of Provincial Party Committee Standing Committee and municipal secretary of Zhengzhou Municipal Party Committee, Xu Ping, general manager of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd., and other leaders were invited to attend the ceremony. Xu Guangchun, provincial secretary of Henan Provincial Party Committee and director of Provincial People’s Congress Standing Committee, sent his congratulation letter.

2007.09 Nakamura katsuki(中村克已), president of DFL, inspected Zhengzhou NISSAN.
2007.09 Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. funded the 2007 National Modern Pentathlon Championship as a title sponsor, and Yumsun MPV was appointed the reception vehicle for the championship.
2007.11 yamasita mizuhiro (山下光彦), vive president of NISSAN Automobile Business Corporation (Japan), inspected Zhengzhou NISSAN.
2007.11

Yumsun MPV was awarded the Annual MPV Prize of Year 2007 by the 6th Oscar of Car Industry sponsored by Southern Metropolitan News.

2007.12

The automobiles sold by Zhengzhou NISSAN added up to 40,028 sets, increased by 33.2% from the year-ago period.

 
 
2008.01

Business Anuual Meeting with topic of New Start New Opportunity New challenge was held.

2008.02

Mr.Guo Zhenfu,ZNA GM was elected as deputy to the 11th National People's Congress.

2008.03 DFL president KATSUMI NAKAMURA visited ZNA and had a discussion with Zhengzhou Governors.
2008.04 DFL President KIMIYASU NAKAMURA visited ZNA and knew the running and production details of ZNA
2008.05 ZNA endowed 1,300,000 RBM value material to Sichuan earthquake stricken area and provided near 50 units of Paladin & Oting rescue vehicles and Yumsun Ambulance for free rescue. ZNA staffs endowed cash more than 280,000 yuan.
2008.05 YUMSUN 2.0L M/T was launched.
2008.05 OTING 2.5L EURO III diesel version was launched.
2008.06 DF-ZNA Oting Rich team attended 2008 Trams-Orientale . Zhou Yong, driving with Oting No. 238, ranked seven, which was the best among Chinese representatives. Two Angolian representatives ranked 13th and 26th respectively. Xulang, drving No. 239 had an accident and died in June 17, 2008 unfortunately.
2008.06 ZNA board meeting was held in Wuhai, in which second factory issues were discussed.
2008.07 Nissan Motors. CFO visited ZNA.
2008.07 Nissan Motors. CFO Sakai visited ZNA and had discussed second facory issues with Zhengzhou Government.
2008.08 Guo Gengmao, Vice Secretary of Henan Province visited ZNA and checked the management status of Zhengzhou city. Wang Wenchao, Administrative committeeman, Secretary of Zhengzhou City, An Huiyuan, Secretary-general, Provicial Governor assistant and Zhao Jiancai, Mayor of Zhengzhou went together.
2008.09 ZNA second factory Foundation Ceremany was held in Zhengzhou Economic & Technical Development Zone, which was a mark that ZNA dual brands ( DF vs Nissan LCV) strategy entered a new start. First stage of second factory was scheduled to finish in May, 2010 with production ability of 120,000 units. The ceremony was hosted by Zhao Jiancai, Mayor of Zhengzhou city and Guo Gengmao, representative Governor of Henan Province announced the start of second factory construction. Wang Wenchao, Secretary of Zhengzhou City, DF GM Xuping, DFL president, KIMIYASU NAKAMURA, DFAC general manager, ZNA president Zhu Fushou were invited and made speeches.
2008.10 DFL president Kimiyasu Nakamura visited ZNA and give important instruction on Sino-Japan culture integration.
2008.11 Nissan LCV-China Top Management Meeting was held in No.1 meeting room in ZNA. Nissan CEO, COLIN DODGE, NCIN GM ASUAKI HASHIMOTO, DFL president, KIMIYASU NAKAMURA, Nissan LCV business unit vice-president ANDY PALMER, DFAC general manager, ZNA president Zhu Fushou, and other top management leaders from DFAC, Nissan and ZNA attended the meeting.
2008.12 Dec.2008 The Deputy Mayor of Zhengzhou Sun Jinxian inspected ZNA.
 
2009.01 Business Anuual Meeting with topic of Mutual trust,Development and Accomplishment was held.
2009.04 Vice Governor of Henan Province Li Ke visited Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. to inspect its work.
2009.06 Japanese Ambassador to China Yuji Miyamoto visited Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. to inspect its work.
2009.07 Vice president of DFL Ou Yangjie visited Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. to inspect its work.
2009.08 The City Clerk of zhengzhou Wang WENChao visited Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd. to inspect its work.
2009.08 The governor of Henan Province Guo Gengmao visited the 2nd Factory of Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd.
2009.09 The City Clerk of zhengzhou Wang  WENChao visited visited the 2nd Factory of Zhengzhou NISSAN Automobile Co., Ltd.
2009.11 The CDV named“SUCCE”of ZNA successfully listed.
2009.11

The highend light-truck “CABSTAR” of ZNA successfully listed.

 
 
2010.01 Andy Palmer who is the senior vice president of NISSAN Company visited ZNA.
2010.01 Business Anuual Meeting with topic of challenge “10•20”was held.
2010.01

Andy Palmer, Senior Vice President of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. arrived at Zhengzhou for investigation.

2010.01 Zhengzhou Nissan convened a business annual meeting for the year 2010 with the theme of Challenging "10·20"
2010.01

Zhengzhou Nissan was granted with the right to sell Civilian, a Nissan vehicle for official and business use in Chinese mainland

2010.04

Ceremony for batch delivery of electronic automobile of Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. was held at central square of the Economic and Technological Development Zone. Government officials of the province and the city, including Guo Gengmao, Wang Wenchao, Shi Jichun, An Huiyuan and Zhao Jiancai attended the ceremony with the company of heads of relevant bureaus and departments. Xu Ping, general director of Dongfeng Motor Corporation, Zhu Fushou, standing committee member of the company's Party Committee as well as Kimiyasu Nakamura, President of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. made a special trip to Zhengzhou for attending the ceremony.

2010.05

Xun Huanzhong and Wang Shoujun, Chairmen of the Board of Supervisors for state-owned large enterprises and their group, accompanied by leaders of Dongfeng Corporation including Tong Dongcheng, standing committee member of the company's Party Committee and vice president and Lu Feng, General Director of Dongfeng Automobile, Co., Ltd. came to Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. for investigation.

2010.05

Miao Wei, Vice Minister of National Ministry of Industry and Information came to Zhengzhou Nissan for investigation. Wang Wenchao, standing committee member of Henan Provincial Party Committee and Municipal Party Secretary of Zhengzhou, Yang Shengdao, Director of Henan Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, Lv Haiqing, Secretary of Party Committee and Vice Director, Zhang Zhenyu, Vice Director, Sun Jinxian, Vice Mayor of Zhengzhou city as well as Zhu Fushou, member of standing committee of the company's Party Committee and Lu Feng, General Director of Dongfeng Automobile, Co., Ltd. accompanied during the investigation.

2010.06

Hiroto Saikawa, Executive Vice President of Nissan Automobile arrived at Zhongmou plant and the secondary plant of Zhengzhou Nissan for inspection and met managers of middle level and above as well as some distributors.

2010.06

Donation signing ceremony for Hand-in-hand Project of Zhengzhou Nissan is held at the central square of Zhengzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone. Li Zhibin, Chairmen of the Provincial Charity Federation, Yang Degong, Senior Vice Chairman of the Federation, Ma Yi, Deputy Party Secretary of Zhengzhou city, Bai Hongzhan, Director of Zhengzhou NPC standing committee, Li Xiuqi, CPPCC Chairman of Zhengzhou, Huang Baowei, vice mayor of Zhengzhou and Wu Guorui, Chairman of Zhengzhou Charity Federation attended the signing ceremony.

2010.06

NV200, a new CDV product of Zhengzhou Nissan came into the market successfully.

2010.07

Lian Weiliang, Party Secretary of Zhengzhou paid a visit to the secondary plant of Zhengzhou Nissan.

2010.08

"Hand-in-hand for home" donation ceremony for assisting Zhengzhou Children Welfare Association to construct "Household breeding buildings" was held in Zhengzhou Children Welfare Association. Wang Wanmin, Vice Director of Bureau of Civil Affairs of Zhengzhou and Senior Vice Chairman of Zhengzhou Charity Federation, Wang Wei, Vice Chairman of CPPCC in Zhengzhou and Consultant to Zhengzhou Charity Federation, Wu Guorui, former Senior Vice Chairman of Zhengzhou CPPCC and Chairman of Zhengzhou Charity Federation as well as Guo Zhenfu, President of Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. and Zhang Jianhua, Vice President of the company and Akihiko Kamiya, representative of Japanese part attended the signing ceremony.

2010.08

Lu Zhangong, Secretary of Henan Provincial Party Committee came to Zhengzhou Nissan for investigation.

2010.09

The second plant of Zhengzhou Nissan was fully completed and put into operation. Provincial officials including Guo Gengmao, Lian Weiliang, Wang Wenchao, Shi Jichun and Zhao Jiancai as well as Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan, Xu Ping, President of Dongfeng Motor Corporation and President of Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd., Zhu Fushou, President of Zhengzhou Nissan and Kimiyasu Nakamura, President of Dongfeng Motor Limited attended the celebration. The second plant of Zhengzhou Nissan lies in the Economic and Technological Development Zone of Zhengzhou with land coverage of 600,000 square meters. It is composed of four technical workshops including stamping, automobile body, coating and general assembly workshops and relevant supporting facilities. It has reached Nissan's global standards in terms of manufacturing technique, production quality, environmental requirements, personnel quality and management performance etc.

2010.09

On September 30th, 2010, monthly output of Zhengzhou Nissan surmounted 10,000. The off-line ceremony was held in general assembly workshop of Zhongmou plant.

2010.11

Zhan Jingbao, Consul General to Dubai attended upon invitation the ribbon-cutting ceremony for flagship store in Dubai which is jointly launched by Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. and AW Rostamani Trading Company of UAE. Opening of Zhengzhou Nissan's flagship store symbolizes that Zhengzhou Nissan's strategy for developing the middle-east automobile market with Dubai as the beachhead has entered the substantive stage of implementation.

2010.12

On December 28th, 2010, 100,000 Vehicles celebration of Zhengzhou Nissan, 2010 was held in Zhongmou Plant.

 
 
2011.01

Annual business meeting of Zhengzhou Nissan in 2011 was held in Kunming. Zhengzhou Nissan realizes a dual breakthrough in production and sales, with a year-on-year growth of 79% and the sales revenue exceeding 10 billion.

2011.01

Zhengzhou Nissan brought out the NV200 elegance type.

2011.01

Zhengzhou Nissan worked with Zhengzhou Charity Federation to launch heart-warming activities to assist college students with financial difficulties. It offered 1 million Yuan in total to assist impoverished college students in Zhengzhou.

2011.06

Guangdong region, a key marketing area of Zhengzhou Nissan saw an accumulated sales volume of 10,035 in the year, becoming the first region that exceeds 100,000 in terms of sales volume by the end of the year.

2011.06

Zhengzhou Charity Federation and Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. assisted 385 students in Zhongzhou University with a total donation of 200,000 Yuan.

2011.06

Toshiyuki Shiga COO of Nissan Automobile paid a visit to Zhengzhou Nissan on June 16th, 2011.

2011.08

2010 Public welfare summer camp for students assisted by Zhengzhou Nissan's donation and 2011 Hand-in-hand Project Donation Ceremony and Autumn assistance for students with financial difficulties was held in Zhengzhou. (Notes: hand-in-hand project is a donation project for public welfare launched by Zhengzhou Nissan in 2010. It donates no less than 3 million Yuan each year to charity organizations with a total donation of over 15 million Yuan in the past 5 years. The money donated is used for assisting the disadvantaged groups of people, such as students having financial difficulties in accomplishing their studies and poor orphans etc.)

2011.08

Mitsuhiko Yamashita, Executive Vice President of Nissan Automobile Corporation and his group visited Zhengzhou Nissan.

2011.09

Dongfeng Succe 2.0L MT of Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., Ltd. came to the market, with comfortable and deluxe types at the same time. Meanwhile, grand activities for Succe 1.5L to appear in the market were held in a satellite-linkage way in main venue of Zhengzhou and 5 secondary venues of Qingdao, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Xiamen.

2011.10

On October 24th, 2011, Zhu Fushou, General Director of Dongfeng Motor Corporation, Kimiyasu Nakamura, President of Dongfeng Motor Limited and Masafumi Manabe,Vice President of Dongfeng Motor Limited inspected the progress of new R&D center project of Zhengzhou Nissan.

2011.12

On December 3rd, 2011, foundation-laying ceremony for new R&D center of Zhengzhou Nissan was held in Zhengzhou. The center occupies a land area of 300 mu with a total investment of 280 million Yuan. The first phase planning occupies a land area of 185 mu and is planned to be finished and put into use in 2013. New R&D center of Zhengzhou Nissan will become a specialized LCV R&D base for Nissan throughout the world and a R&D base for Dongfeng Motor. It is an essential component for R&D organization of Dongfeng Motor.

 
 
2012.01

On January 12th, 2012, annual business meeting of Zhengzhou Nissan with the theme of "gathering strength" was held in Shenzhen. At the meeting, a two-step new business promotion plan for "gathering strength" was established. The company will make use of the three years from 2011 to 2013 to promote vigorously an overall reformation of Zhengzhou Nissan to realize "body-building" for the whole value chain. Then, it will take three years from 2014 to 2016 to put continuously a series of appealing products into the market in order to accomplish thoroughly the product structure of "3+2+E" and realize a further expansion of business.

2012.02

On February 10th, 2012, Annual Meeting of Zhengzhou Nissan in 2012 & the 4th Meeting for the Second Session of Staff Representative Conference was held in Zhengzhou Yonghe Noble International Hotel. Ouyang Jie, Vice President of Dongfeng Motor Corporation, Manabe, Masafumi, Vice President of Dongfeng Motor Limited and Lu Feng, Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd. attended the meeting and gave keynote speeches.

2012.03

On March 29th, 2012, Ma Yi, Mayor of Zhengzhou city inspected the construction progress of new coating workshop of Zhengzhou Nissan