Baotian Motorcycle Company
Baotian Motorcycle Industrial Co. Ltd, or Jiangmen Sino-HongKong Baotian Motorcycle Industrial Co. Ltd., established in 1994, is a Chinese manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters. Baotian tuning is very popular in Finland. Baotian UK has been operating since 2005 and has consistently topped the 50cc scooter sales chart.
Benelli is currently China’s premiere mid-size motorcycle manufacturer. With such popularity of sub-250cc motorcycles and mopeds that take up most of the market in China, Benelli has carved their own path into providing larger bikes to both china and a global market since 2005. Originally the company was fully Italian owned and operated (founded in 1911) before being acquired by Qianjiang who shifted their focus from high displacement bikes to mid-rage cheaper bikes for newer riders. Currently, the company’s headquarters are still located in Italy, but they are fully controlled by their Chinese parent company.
Chang Jiang is the brand name of motorcycles that were once manufactured by the China Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Company. The company is best known for their CJ750 motorcycle which was based on the original 1956 Soviet IMZ M-72 which itself was derived from the earlier German 1938 BMW R71. Nearly all of them have sidecars. They are often erroneously referred to as BMW “replicas” when in fact, they are derivatives of the IMZ M-72.
Evoke Motorcycles is a Beijing-based manufacturer of smart electric motorcycles. Founded in 2014 by Nathan Siy and Chris Riether, the company has been developing electric motorcycles since 2012. The first ever Evoke motorcycle mass produced by the company is the Urban S, an Italian-inspired naked electric street bike.
Jinan Qingqi Motorcycle Co., Ltd is a Chinese manufacturer of mopeds, quadbikes and other small engined & electric motorcycles that was founded in 1956. The company headquarters is located in Jinan, Shandong Province. Qingqi is probably the best known moped brand in modern China and the company is one of the larger manufacturers of small engine motorcycles in the world, but is almost completely unknown outside its domestic market, it is however a large original equipment manufacturer provider to companies such as Cycle Union, Suzuki and Peugeot.
Jincheng Suzuki is a joint Sino-Japanese producer of motorcycles and scooters founded in 1994 and headquartered in Nanjing. It is a joint venture between Suzuki and Nanjing Jincheng Machinery. The company claims output of 3,000 units per month, making it the first-place exporter and foreign-currency earner in the Chinese motorcycle industry.
Lifan Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. is a civilian owned Chinese motorcycle and automobile manufacturer headquartered in Chongqing, China. It was founded in 1992 and began to manufacture automobiles in 2005, with license-built microvans and a small sedan developed by Lifan. Lifan’s vehicle products include passenger cars, microvans, dirt bike engines, entry-level motorcycles, mini-vehicles, and commercial trucks.
Loncin Holdings, Ltd is a large company in Chongqing, China that distributes throughout the world. It is best known for its Loncin brand of motorcycle and ATVs produced by its subsidiary Longxin Motorcycle Industry Co., Ltd. and for the UAVs produced by its Loncin UAV subsidiary. In Italy, its motorcycles are sold under the Italika brand name in Mexico, AKT in Colombia, Viper Motorcycles in Ukraine, Minsk in Russia and Belarus, and Zanella in Argentina.
Zhejiang Qianjiang Motorcycle Group Co., usually known as Qianjiang Motorcycle, is a Chinese motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1985 with a registered office in Winling (Zhejiang province). It is now one of the largest manufacturers of 2 wheelers in China. QJ is a $460 Million USD state holding enterprise with 5 domestic subsidiaries, 10 branches, 1 overseas subsidiary and over 10,000 employees. The company owns Italian motorcycle brand Benelli
Yinxiang Motorcycle, founded in 1997, is a motorcycle brand of Yinxiang Group, an industrial company based in Chongqing, China, specializing in real estate and research, development, manufacturing and sales of motorcycles, gasoline engines and general-purpose engines and equipment.
Znen was founded by Chen Huaneng in 1986, in Taizhou, Zhejiang. It was not until 1996 that Znen manufactured its first gasoline scooters. After 20 years in the motor vehicle industry, Zhongneng Industry Group develops three main products: gasoline scooters, electric scooters, motorcycles. One of the scooters made by Znen is the Znen C Artemis, which is sold around the world under many different names.
Zongshen is a Chinese company claiming to produce over one million motorcycles annually. Originally founded in 1992, the brand quickly grew into one of China’s biggest manufacturing companies with 18,000 employees and 52 subsidiary companies. The brand doesn’t manufacture a motorcycle over 250cc’s making them China’s leader in accessible, low-displacement motorcycles.