This year, the Second Auto Works (SAW), the first Chinese made auto plant was founded in the city of Shiyan, Hubei province.
This year the Dongfeng EQ140 was put into production.
The truck Dongfeng EQ153 was into serial production.
This year, the Second Auto Works (SAW) was re-named to Dongfeng Motor Corporation.
Here Dongfeng made a major re-organization and established Dongfeng Trucks company.
Dongfeng Motor Group (DFG) and Nissan established China's largest auto joint venture. Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Company Limited (DFCV) was the division mainly engaged in heavy and medium duty truck.
This year the DONGFENG KL and DONGFENG KC were launched. Years later the DONGFENG KL was announced as the first truck, awarded as the “Well-known Trademark in China”.
The new DONGFENG KR was launched. DONGFENG KR is the winner of Award 2010 of Chinese Science & Technology Progress.
The new heavy duty truck - DONGFENG KX - was announced at the Shanghai Auto Show. The truck is designed for fast and heavy long haul transportation.
In year 2015, Dongfeng Motor Group (DFG) and the Volvo Group (AB Volvo) established Strategic Alliance. The legal company Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Company Limited (DFCV) was established and the brand name Dongfeng Trucks was emphasized.