Category Archives: Great Wall

Sales of Great Wall Fell 3% to 730,772 in 2014

Great Wall Motor (GWM) revealed on Thursday that it delivered 730,772 vehicles last year, 3.08% less than 2013. While its SUV line had a stellar year, recording a 24.44% jump in sales, deliveries of both GWM sedans and pickups shrunk significantly. The automaker missed its 2014 target of 890,000 units by a wide margin. For […]

Spy Shots of Haval H9, Great Wall’s New Flagship SUV

haval h9 front view

With an ambition to surpass Jeep and become the world’s largest SUV brand in 3-4 years, Great Wall’s Haval runs on an unrelenting schedule for new model launches. In two years, its lineup is expected to double. The full-size H8 will hit showrooms in fall, followed by the compact H2 coming towards the year end. […]

Haval H2, GWM’s New Compact SUV: A Preview

great wall haval h2

Haval, the SUV brand recently launched by Great Wall Motor (GWM), is to make its first appearance at an auto show later this month in Shanghai. The lineup will include a new entry model, the H2 compact. Latest spy shots show that the H2 to be debuted will look very different from the one exposed […]

Chinese Pickup Truck Sales by Model in 2012

Demand for pickup trucks in China, where they are counted as commercial vehicles, have been suppressed by several factors. Mostly of body-on-frame designs and made by native companies, these vehicles lack the comfort and reliability of popular passenger cars, and produce more emissions. In many parts of the country, one needs a special permit and […]

GWM Haval H5 to Get Mitsubishi’s Turbo 2.0L Engine

2013 gwm haval h5 suv

Great Wall Motor is to announce the release of 2013 Haval H5 later this month at the Shanghai auto show. The facelifted SUV will carry the new Haval logo just unveiled and be provided with an additional engine choice, the 4G63S4T, a turbo-charged 2.0L petrol engine from the joint venture of Shenyang Aerospace Mitsubishi. Below: […]

Great Wall’s 2012 Sales Exceeded Target on Strong Demand for Haval SUVs

Great Wall Motor announced on Jan 8 that its vehicle sales exceeded the original target of 600,000 units for 2012, reaching 624,602. Compared with 2011, deliveries rose 28.3%, making Great Wall the fastest-growing among China’s native auto brands. Based in Baoding, Hebei, Great Wall produces three series of vehicles: Haval SUVs, Wingle pick-up trucks, and […]

2013 GWM C30 Comes with Minor Upgrades

2013 great wall voleex c30 interior

Great Wall Motor releases 2013 C30 sedan today, which has the same lineup as the 2012 model. Prices for the seven 1.5L models, with a MT or CVT, remain unchanged, ranging between 64,500-83,500 Yuan (US$10,248-13,267). Upgrades are limited and largely non-consequential (except perhaps the addition of daytime running lights). On the outside, one will notice […]

GWM’s and Chery’s Official Statements on the Recall over Asbestos Parts in Australia

Below are Chery’s and Great Wall Motor’s press releases on the recall of their vehicles, numbering around 23,000, in Australia over asbestos hazard. From Chery, August 16 (translated by from the Chinese version, which can read in this Xinhua report): On August 15, Chery announced its decision to recall some of its Tiggo and […]

Great Wall Motor Recalls Haval H6 over Faulty Fuel Pump

great wall motor recalls haval h6

Great Wall Motor is recalling 12,340 of the popular Haval H6 SUV to replace faulty fuel pumps that may cause engine jitter and stalling, the automaker says on Monday. A recall report has been filed with China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. The recall covers gasoline models of the Haval H6 produced […]

Great Wall C30 Sedan to Get 1.3L Engine

great wall motor voleex c30 sedan

Great Wall Motor has obtained environmental certification for a new version of its popular C30 (used to be called Voleex C30), according to a recent publication from the Ministry of Environmental Protection. The upcoming C30 features a smaller, 1.3L engine, Great Wall’s GW4G13. Found on current Great Wall models of the Florid and Haval M1, […]

Great Wall Releases Haval M4 Mini SUV

gwm haval m4 suv

Great Wall added a new member to its Haval SUV lineup on Wednesday, the M4. Three 1.5 MT versions of the mini SUV went on sale for 63,900 – 71,900 Yuan, targeting native-brand rivals such as Changan CX20, Chery Riich X1, and Zotye 5008. Sharing platform with Great Wall Florid, Haval M4 sits on a […]