Shuanghuan Auto

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Shijiazhuang Shuanghuan Automobile Co., Ltd.
SubsidiariesRed Star Auto Manufacturing Company Edit this on Wikidata
Shuanghuan Auto
Traditional Chinese石家莊雙環汽車公司
Simplified Chinese石家庄双环汽车公司
Literal meaningShijiazhuang Shuanghuan Automobile Co., Ltd.

Shuanghuan Auto (officially Shijiazhuang Shuanghuan Automobile Co., Ltd.) was a Chinese automobile manufacturer headquartered in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province. It was established in April 1988 and acquired the state-owned automobile manufacturer Red Star in 2002.

On 29 February 2016, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology shut down Shuanghuan and 12 other automobile manufacturers that did not meet mandatory production evaluations for two consecutive years.[1]


Shuanghuan and Wheego Electric Cars had a partnership for the production of electric cars. Jointly produced vehicles included:


Shuanghuan was criticized and threatened with legal action for copying the Smart Fortwo and the BMW X5, along with the Honda CR-V.[2][3] In Germany legal action was taken by BMW which resulted in a ban on sales of the Shuanghuan SCEO.[4][5]


  1. ^ Li, Fusheng (2016-03-07). "New govt sweep clears industry of 'zombies'". China Daily. Retrieved 2018-11-09. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "China - Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery". The Motor Report. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  3. ^ "Autoblog Sitemap". Autoblog. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  4. ^ "SCEO German sales plan slapped down by Judge".
  5. ^ "IPR disputes fuelled by auto makers". China Daily. September 6, 2004. Retrieved 30 January 2016.