A key development strategy of SAIC Motor is international expansion intended to improve global operations and integration of resources.
SAIC Motor has been working to expand its international operations and has established three overseas manufacturing centers in Thailand, Indonesia, and India, as well as a knocked down, or KD, factory in Pakistan. Three innovation centers have been established in Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, and London.
It also operates regional marketing and service centers in Europe, South America, the Middle East, North Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and has built nearly 810 overseas marketing and service outlets. Large-scale overseas operations have taken shape in Thailand, the United Kingdom, the European Union, Indonesia, Chile, Australia, a New Zealand, the Middle East, India, and Egypt.
Moreover, SAIC Anji Logistics Co, a subsidiary of SAIC Motor, has launched four international shipping routes, and Huayu Automotive Body Components Technology (Shanghai) Co, owned by SAIC Motor, has established 95 overseas bases.
SAIC Motor adopts various development concepts in order to explore global markets based on market environment, industrial policies and customer demands. In mature markets, it employs innovative business models, meeting customer demand for green travel and smart internet-connected vehicles. Emerging markets see SAIC providing differentiated brands and products along with maintenance and financial services tailored to changing market trends and customer demand.