Great Wall’s plans for the Thai market have been put on hold, with Chinese and Foreign media citing the political environment in Thailand which has been ongoing for several months.
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Great Wall sold an impressive 754,000 vehicles over the course of 2013, an increase of 21% over 2012. SUV sales accounted for 417,400 units, an increase of 48.47%, sedan sales reached 210,000 units showing a minor increase of 2% whilst pick up sales dropped by 8% to 210,000 units.
For 2014 Great Wall are aiming to boost sales to 880,000 units, a…Read More →
The Haval range of vehicles from Great Wall has been exploding in fame, they first found fame with the body on frame based Great Wall Hover which morphed into the Haval H3 when the Hover range expanded considerably thanks to strong sales, but Great Wall went to passenger car platforms for its smaller city SUV’s leaving them without a full size Body…Read More →
Great Wall are on the verge of launching their 200,000RMB SUV, the much talked about H8. Prices haven’t yet been officially announced but Great Wall executives have indicated via Chinese media that the new H8 SUV will be priced at around 200,000RMB or $32,000USD when its launched later this year.
The full size SUV was unveiled at the Shanghai Auto…Read More →
According to Chinese media reports Great Wall are refocusing their passenger vehicle line up to further focus on SUV and its Haval brand with a new plan being created for the company’s fledgling sedan range.
In a recent interview session, Great Wall’s Chairman Wei Jian Jun was quoted as saying that Great Wall are focusing on developing high…Read More →
Chery recently announced that they are to expand their plans for Malaysia by establishing a production center to gain greater market share and also further expand into the South East Asian market.
Chery’s plans come after SAIC and Great Wall’s own plans for South East Asia were revealed. GWM have attached great impetus to expanding in developing…Read More →
Renderings of a new SUV with the Haval logo surfaced as the Shanghai Auto Show looms large. For the unacquainted, Haval was created to become an SUV-only independent brand from Great Wall, part of the company’s recent shift in brand strategy.
What exactly this SUV is remains unknown, but it is speculated to be the a midsize SUV whose internal codename…Read More →
According to Chinese media reports both Foton and Great Wall Motors are planning to enter the Indian market in the near future. Foton has reportedly acquired a patch of land on which to develop a production facility for commercial vehicles due to the large demand for efficient CV’s in the Indian market.
Great Wall Motors are also reportedly planning…Read More →
Old time CCT Favorite Michael Dunne has put forward his reasons as to why Great Wall vehicles are suddenly becoming filled with asbestos parts via the Wall Street Journal. Michael is no stranger to the Chinese automotive industry, so his theory potentially holds some water. Both Chery and GWM have invested a great deal in their automotive build quality,…Read More →
Great Wall showed in Beijing a electric-gasoline hybrid concept, the Haval E. Sporting a panoramic roof and scissor doors, it stood out in Great Wall’s stand.
The Haval E uses unibody construction and will replace glass with polycarbonate resin, which is 40 to 60% lighter than glass. Its dimensions are 4390 Ã— 1855 Ã— 1600mm (L Ã— W Ã—…Read More →
The US electric car brand, Coda, works with Harbin based Hafei Auto to develop its electric car products. However, with Hafei falling under Chang-an’s control there hasn’t been any new products developed for a number of years and the likelihood of one coming in the short term is also depressingly low. Code turned to Baoding based mover and shaker Great…Read More →