PININFARINA SHANGHAI CO.LTD.
Pininfarina was the first independent Italian design house, supplier of automotive styling, engineering and development services to sign an agreement with the Chinese motor industry, in 1996. The constant growth of the Automotive Chinese market during the past decades led Pininfarina to open offices in China back in the Nineties.
Since then, Pininfarina has extended its range of activities by developing partnerships with car manufacturers and more recently, thanks to these successful cooperation, Pininfarina decided to open Pininfarina Automotive Engineering (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. in 2010, in the heart of the Automotive district of Shanghai.
Pininfarina employ a team of professionals that operate in the different areas of vehicle engineering.
Pininfarina is supporting many Chinese OEMs with passion and technical know-how, offering services from concept design to brand enhancement studies, from show-cars to complete vehicle engineering.
Pininfarina is now actively working with different customers such as BAIC, Brilliance, Chery, FAW, Foton, JAC, SGM in developing successful cars, and increasing their respective position in the different market areas.
In recent years, Pininfarina start cooperation with top Chinese Universities, signing agreements for research activities in different fields as vehicle design architecture, virtual and physical prototypes validation and for training of fresh graduates. Furthermore Pininfarina and the Universities are cooperating actively to support specific conferences, technical workshops and internship projects aimed at cross-fertilization.
Pininfarina is also supporting its own brand thanks to the Auto Shows in which the public can test the ability of Pininfarina to interpret the research of style respecting current market needs.
During the Beijing Auto Show 2010, seven new models were presented to the public, designed and/or engineered by Pininfarina for different Chinese customers. And, for the very first time, Pininfarina presented its design, engineering and sustainable mobility competencies with its own stand at Auto Shanghai 2011.
Thanks to all these efforts Pininfarina received numerous awards from the press and the public.
More recently, in 2010, the Italy-China Foundation assigned to Pininfarina “Capital Elite – Best Made in Italy Design example” one of the most prestigious awards of the China Awards, the fifth edition of the ceremony dedicated to companies, institutions and personalities who better have seized the opportunities offered by economic and cultural relations between Italy and China.
Pininfarina Automotive Engineering (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Shanghai International Automobile City Tower, Room 806
No.888 Moyu (S) Road, Anting, Shanghai, 201805
0086 21 3351 2574