For those of you who do not know, Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. (Foton Motor or Foton), it is a Chinese manufacturer specialising in trucks, buses, SUVs and agricultural machinery. It is a subsidiary of Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd., and has an active collaboration with Daimler.
The pick-up truck market in our country is at its nascent stages and the end customer does not have many choices. You either go for the Tata Xenon or the Mahindra Getaway. However international manufacturers seem to be eyeing this very segment to mark a foray into the Indian market.
A few months back we received some surprising spyshots of a pick-up truck which did not appear to belong to any well-known car manufacturer we knew off. And that is when, we flipped the pages of MotorBash to understand what could it be!