Photo taken on July 13, 2021 shows the 8 millionth vehicle of FAW Jiefang in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin province. [Photo/Xinhua]
FAW Jiefang produced 267,770 complete vehicles in the first half of this year, up 15.3 percent year-on-year, and sold 339,230 trucks, up 21.9 percent year-on-year.
Since the first Jiefang truck left the factory gates in 1956, the brand has expanded its presence to some 80 countries and regions.
Founded in 1953 and headquartered in the northeastern province of Jilin, the State-owned FAW Group is known as the cradle of China's auto industry.