Hebei Zhongxing Automobile Co, LTD, former as Baoding Automobile Fac-tory, was established in 1949. Now, as a backbone of the auto industry in Hebeiand large enterprise of China, is the authorized company to manufacture light-vehicles. In 1991, ZXAUTO was approved by the Chinese govement as a joint venturewith the registered capital of US$30 million and the total assets of US$119 million. Asthe birth place of the first pickup with independent intellectual right of China, it is now amodem pickup and SUV enterprise with independent intellectual right and strong R&Dability. There are 2300 staffs, a R&D center and three plants. The largest one where theheadquarters is located has four workshops known as pressing, welding, painting and finalassembling, the production capacity is 100,000 per year.