Making constant efforts to build the world's first-class
R&D capability

Investment in R&D

Each year Changan invest 5% of its annual sales revenue in product R&D and the total investment has amounted to RMB 49.6 billion during the 11th and 12th five-year plan periods. Changan invested 2 billion RMB and built an internation standard vehicle test field in Chongqing Dianjiand District.

1/ The investment covers crash safefy, brake performance, chassis tests, NVH and drive system.
2/ Internationally advanced laboratories national key laboratories in vehicle noise vibration and safety technology, national and local joint engineering laboratories for hybrid-powered passenger cars.

Taking the lead in R&D capability

According to and assessment made by the NDFC (National Development and Reform Commission, the state-acknowledged techinical center), Changan scored 93.6, ranking thrid of the automotive industry and its R&D capability taking the first position of the industry continuously for ten years. Changan has applied for a total of 10,311 patents including 2,918 patens of invention (as of 2018.04).

3+N R&D Concept

Three green technical labels of fashion, intelligence and green plus numerous fundamental technologies, including crash safety, NVH, CAE, testing, body, chassis, electrics, light weight, etc.

Changan's Overseas R&D Centers

Turin, Italy; Yokohama, Japan; Nottingham, England; Plymouth, Michigan USA

Detroit, USA – Chassis Development
Birmingham, UK – Powertrain Development
Turin, Italy – Body Design
Beijing, Chine – R&D Center
Chongqing, Chine – R&D Center
Shanghai, Chine – R&D Center
Yokohama, Jaan – R&D Center