SsangYong is a Korean company since 1986 also builds passenger cars. Since 1991, Mercedes -Benz is a technology partner of the company. Briefly, the automaker was in Chinese hands, but is since 2010 again independently and made in the autumn of the same year a restart on the European market. The headquarters of Ssangyong Motors Germany GmbH is located in Kerpen. In Germany four models are currently available.