The company was formed in 1987 on the basis of British Leyland Group, which fell under the control of the Dutch DAF. Already since 1993 the company began LDV independent existence.
The volume of production was calculated on the issue of fifteen thousand cars. But a full load of production was not achieved, and LVD vans are sent Royal Mail, as the wagons are in demand and other British institutions and the army.
production of Maxus vans was launched in 2005. "GAZ Group" in 2006 absorbed the LDV and has invested in the development of the company one hundred million dollars. In 2006, sales of Maxus model increased by sixty percent. production power level up to 300 cars per week.