FAW Group culture exhibition hall

Updated: 2018-01-10

Changchun, called the city on wheels, is the cradle of China's automobile industry and the birthplace of FAW (First Automobile Workshop) Group, an automobile giant.

FAW Group culture exhibition hall

The exhibition hall displays all kinds of Hongqi cars.[Photo provided to ejilin.gov.cn]

The group is also a window for visitors to learn about the history of China's automobile industry, automobile manufacturing process and automobile culture.

Hongqi is a renowned automobile brand created by FAW, which also has connections with some historical events in China. Therefore, Chinese people have special bond with the brand.

FAW Group culture exhibition hall

Hongqi is a renowned national brand in China. [Photo provided to ejilin.gov.cn]

The exhibition hall was built in 2006, composed of three zones, covering an area of 3,000 square meters.

Zone A tells stories of Hongqi from 1958 to 1981 including how it was born and how the people of Hongqi contributed to the national construction. Zone B depicts how Hongqi overcame obstacles and challenges and earned its market share and reputation from 1981 to 2006. Zone C shows how it has performed as an innovator since 2007 and its blueprint.

The hall displays China's first self-made car and all the series of Hongqi,teaching the people of its history. From historical documents and pictures, visitors can truly understand what the Hongqi spirits are.

FAW Group culture exhibition hall

Visitors take photos of one of Chairman Mao's cars.[Photo provided to ejilin.gov.cn]

The hall also shows the production line of Besturn car, another renowned brand of FAW. Visitors can see how a car in FAW is produced through visiting channels in the air.