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Changan Ford Harbin Assembly Plant – Harbin, China


The Changan Ford Harbin assembly plant is a manufacturing center for the Ford Motor Company under the Changan Ford administration. Located in the city of Harbin, the second largest city by urban population in Northeast China, the Harbin plant currently overseas production of the five-door Ford Focus destined for Chinese and global markets.

When combined with the Changan Ford automobile assembly plant 1, assembly plant 2 , the Chongqing Automobile engine plant and the Hangzhou assembly plant, Changan Ford is Ford’s largest manufacturing center outside Detroit, with facilities located in Chongqing, Hangzhou and Harbin, employing more than 15,000 people.

This page shows information about the Changan Ford Harbin assembly plant.

Quick Facts

Year opened2016
Facility sizeN/A
Land occupiedN/A
Location1 Zhengyl South Rd, Pingfang District, Harbin, China
Hourly employeesTBA
Salaried employeesTBA
Total employeesN/A


VehiclesProduction Years
Ford Focus Five Door2016 - present

Historical Timeline

  • 2012: Chinese government approves the Changan Automobile and Ford Motor joint venture, which will then spawn two different entities: Changan Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd and Changan Ford Automobile Co. Ltd.
  • 2013: Changan Ford receives a US $500 million investment for a new engine plant in Chongqing. This where the Ford 1.6L Sigma engine will be built.
  • 2014: Changan Ford receives a US $350 million investment for a new transmission plant in Chongqing. This marks Ford’s first transmission plant for the Asia-Pacific region.
  • 2015:┬áChangan Ford acquires Harbin Hafei Automobile Group Co, a subsidiary of Chongqing Changan’s parent company, for US$1.1 billion. Following the acquisition, the plant received significant upgrades.


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