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Chengdu motor show debuts list - Haval H2

16 August 2018

The public premiere of a mid-life update for the Haval H2 will take place at the Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world premieres, with many more to be added during the coming weeks.


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.


Great Wall Motor - future global number 1 in SUVs?

9 January 2018

GWM has been surfing the SUV wave in China longer than most. Its Haval H6 for many years challenged the Wuling Hongguang for the title of best selling model and in 2017, the H6 was finally replaced. It finished the year in third place behind SAIC, GM and Wuling's MPV and SAIC Volkswagen's Lavida. Could Great Wall's SUV brand be sinking or will it bounce back?


ANALYSIS - Driving the Haval H2 SUV

8 April 2016

Might Haval one day be as successful in markets outside China as Land Rover and Jeep are today? Today, it seems fanciful. Tomorrow? Who knows. The export drive has begun at least, and the brand’s smallest SUV is impressive.

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BMW and Great Wall Motor ink e-Mini deal

10 July 2018

The BMW Group and Chinese OEM Great Wall Motor have signed an agreement to produce Mini electric vehicles through a new 50:50 joint venture based in China.


GWM selects Harman's OTA solutions

27 April 2018

Harman International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronic, has announced that Great Wall Motors (GWM) has chosen Harman to deliver its Remote Vehicle Updating Service (OTA) in the company’s vehicle launching in 2019.  This announcement was made at the Auto China 2018 show.


Great Wall looking overseas for growth

26 March 2018

Great Wall Motor, the major player in sport utility vehicles in China, is now turning to potential customers abroad for its next phase of growth, a media report said.


2017 GUANGZHOU SHOW - world debuts

21 November 2017

AutoGuangzhou 2017 hosted a variety of concept and production model world debuts. The press preview day was Friday 17 November.


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores two Chinese brands five star rating

30 October 2017

Two more Chinese brands have achieved the top rating from independent safety authority, ANCAP, with 5-stars awarded to the LDV T60 and Haval H2. The Honda CR-V also scores the top safety rating. “The LDV T60 dual cab enters the Australasian market...


Will BMW outsource China Mini to Great Wall?

12 October 2017

BMW is working on a deal that would take Mini manufacturing outside Europe for the first time, according to news agency sources. The automakers are not commenting.


FCA's Marchionne doubtful over Great Wall ties

9 October 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' chief has expressed doubt about consolidation with Great Wall Motor following the Chinese automaker’s earlier expressed interest in his company.


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


FCA denies Great Wall approach for its business

21 August 2017

Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) has denied that it has been approached by Great Wall as rumours continue to swirl over Chinese OEMs interested in acquiring all or part of its automotive operations.


just-auto Plus only GWM sales up 7% in July 2017

18 August 2017

GWM released its report on production and sales of July. It can be noted from the data that GWM in July sold 69,100 vehicles, with a month-on-month growth of 7%, realising sales growth against the trend of slack sales of conventional vehicles in July and...


Great Wall Motor profit dives

25 July 2017

Great Wall Motor has reported that its net profit halved in the first half of the year.


just-auto Plus only Continental supplies system solution to GWMs 7DCT

24 May 2017

In recent years dual clutch transmissions (DCTs) have become popular in the Chinese automobile market, because drivers benefit from improved fuel efficiency, smooth gear shifting and increased overall vehicle performance. Most manufacturers of the popular...


just-auto Plus only Great Wall selects BorgWarner DualTronic tech

16 May 2017

BorgWarner offers customised DualTronic clutch and control modules using advanced solenoid valves and friction materials for Great Wall Motors’ (GWM’s) self-developed wet dual-clutch transmission (wet DCT). Designed to improve fuel efficiency and...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP disappointed with new Great Wall Steed

26 April 2017

Independent vehicle safety advocate, ANCAP released a concerning 2-star safety rating for the ‘all-new’ Great Wall Motors Steed. 5-star ratings have also been released for the Honda Civic, Hyundai i30 and Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo...


Go Auto and Great Wall to build plant in Malaysia

24 April 2017

Malaysia’s Go Auto Group plans to spend MYR2bn (US$455m) on a plant in Gurun in Malaysia’s Kedah state by 2021 with its Chinese partner Great Wall Motors.


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


just-auto Plus only Harman expands its connected car business in China

20 April 2017

Harman International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, has signed new contracts with Great Wall Motors, GAC Group and SAIC-GM-Wuling Motors for expanded connected car and...


Great Wall mulls vehicle plant in Mexico

7 April 2017

China’s Great Wall Motor is mulling setting up a new vehicle assembly plant in Mexico to supply the North American market, according to local reports in China citing company sources.


just-auto Plus only Haval unveils new H6 SUV

24 February 2017

The great achievement made by Haval shall be primarily attributed to Haval H6. In Haval SUV brand celebration hold on 19 February, the all-new Haval H6 was unveiled among eager expectations of the on-site guests. It is a safer high-performance SUV created for...


just-auto Plus only Haval develops i-pilot for autonomous/safe SUVs

24 February 2017

On the Haval SUV brand celebration on 19 February, Wei Jianjun, chairman of the board, indicated that a comprehensive intelligent security system would be used to create the "safest" SUVs .  For the safety performance of SUV, Haval has...


Great Wall to launch premium brand SUVs

16 February 2017

China’s leading SUV manufacturer, Great Wall Motor, plans to launch a new high-end SUV brand later this year to help drive sales of premium models.


just-auto Plus only GWM December 2016 sales surge 57.26%

27 January 2017

In December, Great Wall Motors saw sales of 150,500 new cars, setting a record high of monthly sales with a year-on-year increase 57.26%.Of them 80,500 were Haval H6, increasing 89.16% over the same period. 580,700 H6 were sold in 2016, increasing 51.26% over...


China small car tax going up to 7.5% - report

15 December 2016

China will raise sales tax on small cars to 7.5%, a media report citing anonymous sources said, reeling in an incentive that has propped up the car industry, which is heading for its 26th consecutive annual expansion.


China sales jump 17% in November

14 December 2016

New vehicle sales in China jumped by 16.6% to a record 2.96m units in November, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). 


just-auto Plus only Haval presents 15 models at Guangzhou show

23 November 2016

On 18 November 2016, 15 types of Haval’s SUV led by model H2s and model H7 were displayed in a 1995-km2 booth in Pavilion No. 4.2 of Pazhou Convention and Exhibition Centre in the theme of “Haval’s SUV• Leading the future”....


2016 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

21 November 2016

The following cars, crossovers, MPVs, SUVs and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 AutoGuangzhou motor show.


Great Wall launches new premium SUV brand

18 November 2016

Great Wall Motor Company, China’s leading manufacturer of SUVs, launched a new premium brand this week called 'Wey' in an effort to lift its share of the domestic high end vehicle market.


just-auto Plus only Great Wall Motors July 2016 sales up 45.38%

12 August 2016

According to the recent production and sales express issued from Great Wall Motors (GWM) on 8 August 2016, GWM maintained a steady growth of sales volume in the last month in which trade was expected to be slack. GWM sold 68,976 vehicles in July, up 45.38%...


just-auto Plus only GWM June 2016 sales rise 29.03%

21 July 2016

According to the production and sales news lately released by GWM, 65,583 vehicles were sold in June, with a rise of 29.03% over the same period of last year, and 450,252 vehicles were sold accumulatively in the first half of this year with 8.41% year-on-year...


just-auto Plus only Haval SUV H1 2016 sales rise 13.09%

21 July 2016

According to the production and sales data of China SUV market lately released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), the SUV market sales continued to grow rapidly in the first half of 2016. Haval brand has set a new record again, achieving...

Great Wall news

Chengdu motor show debuts list - Haval H2

16 August 2018

The public premiere of a mid-life update for the Haval H2 will take place at the Chengdu motor sh...


BMW and Great Wall Motor ink e-Mini deal

10 July 2018

The BMW Group and Chinese OEM Great Wall Motor have signed an agreement to produce Mini electric...


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press...


GWM selects Harman's OTA solutions

27 April 2018

Harman International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronic, has announced that Great W...


Great Wall looking overseas for growth

26 March 2018

Great Wall Motor, the major player in sport utility vehicles in China, is now turning to potentia...


Great Wall Motor - future global number 1 in SUVs?

9 January 2018

GWM has been surfing the SUV wave in China longer than most. Its Haval H6 for many years challeng...



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