In 2016, BAIC Group jumped to the 160th place in the "Global Fortune 500" ranking. BAIC Motor Sales Co., Ltd, the wholly-owned subsidiary of BAIC Motor, is responsible for the sales business for complete vehicles of BAIC Motor self-owned brands and its business scope covers marketing, sales, service and other fields for three categories of products - sedans, SUVs and off-road vehicles. BAIC Motor Sales Co., Ltd was founded on 1 November 2012 and now, after adjusting product structure, is bearing marketing, sales and other businesses of BAIC SENOVA and BJ Brand.
224,500 BAIC SENOVA cars were sold in 2016, realizing a 87 per cent year-on-year growth. It took only five years for BAIC SENOVA to reach the annual sales of 200,000 cars, making it one of the Chinese brands that achieved the 200,000 annual sales in shortest time period. As the key force of BAIC Motor self-owned brands, BAIC SENOVA, with the unprecedented pushing speed in the industry, proved a major contributor in achieving the objective of 1 million cars of self-owned brands for the company. Besides, since 2016 BAIC SENOVA and BJ Brand have won more than 70 heavyweight awards including "Small SUV of the Year", "Chinese Automobile Brand of the Year" and etc , of which the excellent product strength was highly and constantly praised by media and consumers.