FAW Group Co., Ltd. (First Automobile Works) is a Chinese auto manufacturer of passenger cars, light, medium and heavy-duty trucks and spare parts. A state-owned company, FAW was founded in 1953 and is one of the four biggest state owned car manufacturers of China.
FAW in Pakistan
In Pakistan, in 2006, FAW teamed up with the Al-Haj Group. Together, Al-Haj FAW Motors Limited, since 2013, has been manufacturing automobiles in Karachi.
Initially, the company assembled/manufactured heavy commercial vehicles, passenger cars, and light commercial vehicles in Pakistan. In 2017, the company launched its passenger car - FAW V2 - a locally assembled car.
FAW V2 - A hatchback, FAW V2 is available in one variant only - FAW V2 VCT-i. This car comes fitted with a 1.3L, petrol engine which is offered in manual transmission only. The engine produces 90hp and 120 N m of torque. In addition, the car is equipped with safety and comfort features such as 2 airbags, power steering, power mirrors, power windows, fog lights and alloy wheels.
FAW X-PV - A minivan, this vehicle comes fitted with a 1.0L petrol engine, which is available in manual transmission only. The engine produces 60hp and 84 N m of torque. This minivan is available in one variant only - FAW X-PV Power Edition. Some of its comfort and safety features are power steering, power windows, fog lights, front speakers, AC, Rear AC vents, heater, etc.
FAW has not introduced a new model in recent years. The reason could be that Al-Haj Group is focusing on another joint venture, Proton.