Foton is a car manufacturer that was founded in 1996 in China. Aim of the company is to create commercial vehicles, trucks, buses, SUVs, agricultural machines. Company has a joint venture with Daimler company under the name of Beijing Foton Daimler Automobile. Production that is released during the cooperation between these companies, is marketed under the brand of Auman. Cars that are created by this company are not just for the local market, Foton had their headquarters in Russia, India, Colombia, Brazil and other countries. In 2011 company had sold 640 400 cars.