FAW-GM Light Duty Commercial Vehicle was founded in Changchun, Jilin China in 2009 as a 50:50 joint venture between FAW Group and General Motors. The joint venture included the Harbin Light Vehicle factory and FAW Hongta Yunnan Automobile Co Ltd as part of it. The plants were named as FAW Harbin Light Duty Vehicle Co., FAW-GM Hongta Yunnan Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Changchun Plant. The company builds Jie Fang pickups and light commercial vehicles, with the possibility of building models for GM to sell under their marques.
The company builds pickups, vans, SUVs, MPVs, 1-ton, 2-ton and 3-ton trucks and exports CKD kits for assembly in Russia, Ukraine, Mexico and Vietnam, and exports to more than 20 countries.
In 2011, FAW-GM introduced a new pickup, the Kincheng.