About LDV

LDV, a name synonymous with excellence and innovation, is now in South Africa. With a rich legacy spanning over decades, LDV has established itself as China’s premier automotive manufacturer, delivering vehicles that excel in quality, safety, and technological advancement. Our journey from crafting the first 1.5-ton steam-powered van in 1896 to leading China’s automotive industry is driven by a commitment to innovation and excellence. As we launch in South Africa, we bring with us a history of success and a future of possibilities.

Our Story

From our humble beginnings in 1896 to becoming China’s largest automotive manufacturer, LDV’s journey is a testament to our relentless pursuit of excellence. With our launch in South Africa, we bring over a century of innovation, quality, and a commitment to customer satisfaction. As part of SAIC Motor, LDV continues to break boundaries, offering vehicles that are both pioneering and practical.

Why Choose Us

Choosing LDV means investing in a vehicle backed by a century of automotive excellence. Our vehicles are equipped with advanced technology, from the 10.25” Touch-Screen Entertainment System to the latest in safety features like Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) and 6 Airbags. With LDV, you’re not just buying a vehicle; you’re buying peace of mind.



Excellence in vehicle manufacturing, ensuring top-tier durability and performance standards are met.



Engineering dependable vehicles for consistent performance, ensuring customer confidence on every journey.



Continuously integrating advanced technologies into LDV vehicles, leading in automotive progress.



Prioritising occupants' safety with advanced safety systems, boasting 5-star ANCAP ratings.

Style and Design

Crafting vehicles with modern, captivating designs that excel in performance and aesthetics


Aftermarket division providing fittings to optimise adventure experiences for personalised journeys

Customer Focus

Dedicated to understanding and meeting customer needs, providing exceptional support and ownership experience

Value for Money

Offering competitive pricing and exceptional value with a range of features and benefits.

Mission and Vision

Our mission is to lead the future of mobility by creating vehicles that not only meet but exceed customer expectations in every aspect, from performance to environmental sustainability. Our vision is to empower individuals and businesses alike with automotive solutions that are both innovative and accessible.


LDV’s legacy is marked by numerous milestones, including leading the automotive industry in China for 17 consecutive years and ranking 84th on the Fortune Global 500 list. With over 5.3 million vehicles sold in 2022, our achievements speak volumes about the trust and confidence our customers place in us.