On November 27th, 1987, the Second Automobile Works Co., Ltd. became China’s first automaker with an annual production capacity of more than 100,000 units, ranking among the World’s Top 3 Truck Manufacturers.
On October 18th, 1990, the EQ153 8t Flat-Head Diesel Vehicle was put into production.
On December 19th, 1990, Factory Director of the Second Automobile Works Co., Ltd. (predecessor of DFM) Chen Qingtai and Chairman of the France-based Citroen Company Calvi signed the SAW-Citroen Sedan Project JV Contract in Paris, France.
On April 9th, 1991, the 1,000,000th Dongfeng vehicle rolled off the production line.
On September 1st, 1992, the Second Automobile Works Co., Ltd. made public that it was formally being renamed the Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM), and the Dongfeng Automobile Industry Joint Operation Company was renamed the Dongfeng Motor Group (DFG).
On September 4th, 1992, DFM held the Fukang Sedan Launch Ceremony at the Installation and Commissioning Factory of the Xiangfan Base.
On February 26th, 1993, the Construction Kickoff and Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Company Co., Ltd. took place in the Wuhan Economic & Technological Development Zone.
On May 31st, 1994, DFM grandly held its ‘Celebration to launch DFM’s 1,500,000th vehicle & the all-round production of the new-generation 5t vehicle’, marking its entry into a stage of maturity after 25 years of development.
In August 1995, DFM was named ‘King of the China Automobile Industry’.
On April 9th, 1996, the State Administration for Industry & Commerce granted DFM a ‘Well-known Trademark’ certificate, and the ‘Dongfeng’ trademark became the China automobile industry’s first well-known trademark.
On June 26th, 1996, the Inaugural Conference of Dongfeng Motor Electronic Instrument Co., Ltd. was convened in Shanghai and DFM owned its first listed company.
In September 1997, DFM passed the ISO9001 quality system certification.
On July 15th, 1999, the Inaugural Conference of Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd. and the First Shareholders Meeting were convened.
On July 27th, 1999, DFM successfully went public in Shanghai.
In November 2001, DFM planned to expand its cooperation with the France-based Citroen Company to include cooperation with the Peugeot Citroen Group (PSA).
On May 5th, 2012, DFM held a celebration for the launch of 2 million units of light-duty vehicles & new-generation engineering vehicles.