China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) is an social organization founded in Beijing in the May of 1987, with the approval of the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China.
Having the qualifications of a legal social organization, it is a self-discipline and non-profit social organization formed based on the principle of equality and voluntariness, which consisting of enterprises and institutions as well as organizations engaged in production and management of automobiles (motorcycles), auto parts and vehicle-related industries founded within the boundaries of the People’s Republic of China.
The Member’s Representative Assembly is the highest authority of CAAM consisting of near 2000 member units, for which the board of directors is instituted. As the standing body of CAAM, the Secretariat is established and formed under which there were 12 departments, 3 management-oriented branches, 24 product-oriented branches and 1 branch for other things.
Regarding the implementation of national principles and policies, safeguarding of the interest of the whole industry and the development of China automotive industry as his duty, China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) aims at the reflection of aspiration and demand of the industry and the performance of mutual service for the government and the industry and gives full play to offering of service, reflection of demands, regulation of actions and establishment of platform to promote the sound and rapid development of the automotive industry in China, based on its main functions such as policy research, information service, self-discipline in the trade, international communication and exhibition service.
As one of the permanent and vice president members of the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) has established a close relationship with the international organization for automobile industry and the vehicle-related bodies in many countries and regions around the world.