The Chery Automobile brand was founded in 1997 and is China's largest and most diverse independent vehicle manufacturer.They have obtained ISO 9001 & German TUV Rheinland ISO/TS16949 quality certifications in a short space of time. It is currently China's largest exporter of passenger vehicles and has an annual production capacity of 900 000 vehicles & engines and 400 000 transmissions.
The Chery product lines cover passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles and minivans. Chery carries out extensive research and development and have over 3600 authorised, and over 2000 pending patents registered in their name. Chery's long term strategy surrounds globalisation. To date Chery operates 13 factories outside of China and their vehicles are distributed in over 70 countries worldwide.
Chery was launched in South Africa in 2008 and is backed up by McCarthy and Imperial's nationwide dealer network and service centres. With Chery’s affordable vehicles, ranging from the QQ3, to J1 and the Tiggo, it is a cost-effective way to be mobile in South Africa.