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Subject: Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group, Everus, Guangzhou Peugeot Automobile Company, Denway Motors, GAC Toyota
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Product type Automotive marque
Owner GAC Group
Country China
Introduced December 2010
Markets China
Website (Chinese)

Trumpchi is an automotive marque owned by the Chinese automaker GAC Group.[1][2] It was launched in December 2010.


GAC began the construction of facilities to produce vehicles for a new own-brand automotive marque in 2008.[3] The first Trumpchi model to go into production, the Trumpchi Sedan, a four-door mid-size saloon car model based on the platform of the 2010 Asian Games in October 2010.[3]

The Trumpchi Sedan was formally unveiled to the public at Auto Guangzhou in December 2010,[4] and public sales of the vehicles began in the same month.[5] The Trumpchi GS5, a sport utility vehicle based on the same platform as the Trumpchi Sedan, was launched in March 2012.[6][7]

Trumpchi made its first ever appearance at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2013.[8] The Trumpchi NEV E-Jet extended range hybrid electric sedan concept car made its world debut at the show.[8][9]

The production version of the Trumpchi GA3 compact sedan was unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2013.[10][11]


The following Trumpchi vehicles are currently available in China:

  • Trumpchi GA5, a four-door mid-size saloon car available in 1.8 litre and 2.0 litre petrol versions;[12] and
  • Trumpchi GS5, a five-door sport utility vehicle.
A Trumpchi GA5 
A Trumpchi GS5 

Trumpchi cars currently in development include a subcompact model planned to be released in July 2013 and a compact luxury model planned to be launched in 2015.[13]


In 2011, 17,000 Trumpchi vehicles were sold in China, the only market in which they were then available.[14] A total of around 32,000 Trumpchi vehicles were sold in 2012.[15]

In September 2012, GAC announced that exports of Trumpchi cars to markets including Eastern Europe, the Middle East, South America and Southeast Asia would begin in 2013.[14]


  1. ^ "2011 sales of Trumpchi below expectations". Gasgoo. 24 August 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Anderson, Gregory (2012). Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry. John Wiley & Sons. p. 127.  
  3. ^ a b c "GAC's first own-brand car". People's Daily. 6 September 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Guangzhou Auto Show: Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi Listed & Priced". Car News China. 20 December 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "GAC unveils own-brand vehicle". Taipei Times. 21 December 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "New GAC SUV to make market debut next year". Gasgoo. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GS5 listed & priced in China". China Car News. 1 March 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "2013 Detroit Auto Show: Chinese Auto Giant GAC Is Showing Its Own Cars, Albeit On The Fringes". International Business Times. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "China's GAC Group brings E-jet Concept, and bad translation, to Cobo". Auto Blog. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA3 hits the Shanghai Auto Show". Car News China. 22 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "GAC Trumpchi GA3: Shanghai Motor Show in Pics". China Auto Web. 22 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  12. ^ "新途观白车身谍照 纳智捷L7等四车将上市". Auto Sohu. 15 June 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  13. ^ "GAC to further develop Trumpchi own brand in China, general manager says". Gasgoo. 17 December 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  14. ^ a b "Trumpchi the latest brand in nation's export lineup". China Daily. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  15. ^ "GAC to revolutionize dealership model for its Trumpchi own brand". Gasgoo. 24 December 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 

External links

  • Official site (Chinese)

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