In May 2015, forbeschina.com released the "2015 Forbes Global 2000" list. Great Wall Motors was ranked 752nd, moving up 88 places from last year.
In March 2015, the British brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance Plc released the "2015 Brand Finance Auto 100" list. Great Wall Motors made the list again, with its brand value up 15 percent. It was ranked 33rd, moving up 7 places from last year. And its brand rating rose from A+ to AA.
In January 2015, the market survey agency--Millward Brown released the list of "2015 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands". Great Wall Motors was ranked 61st.
In November 2014, the Torch High Technology Industry Development Center, Ministry of Science & Technology released the list of key high-tech enterprises under Torch Program 2014. Great Wall Motors made the list.
In November 2014, Forbes released the list of "2014 Asia Fabulous 50". Chinese enterprises came out on top and Great Wall Motors made the list as the only passenger vehicle manufacturer from China.
- September 25
Fortune China released the list of "2014 Most Admired Chinese Companies". Great Wall Motors moved four places up into the top 20 from last year and was ranked 17th. So far, Great Wall Motors has made the list for three consecutive years.
- September 12
2014 China Grand Rally (CGR) was wrapped up in Dunhuang after 13 days' competition. As a result, China's most prestigious international off-road team--Haval Team--led all the way and eventually defended the championship as expected.
In September 2014, the China Enterprise Confederation and China Enterprise Directors Association released the list of "2014 China's Top 500 Enterprises". Great Wall Motors was ranked 214th, moving up 27 places from 2013.
- August 25
Great Wall Motors held the foundation-laying ceremony of its Tula plant in Uzlovaya Industrial Park, Tula Oblast, Russia. The project is exclusively funded by Great Wall Motors with a total investment of some 18 billion rubles and a total area of 2.16 million square meters. The plant's planned output will reach 150,000 units a year at full capacity. This is Chinese automakers' first vehicle plant covering four production processes in Russia as well as Great Wall Motors's first overseas all-process vehicle plant.
In August 2014, the Research Report of 2014 "China's Top 500 Machinery Manufacturers" was released in Beijing. Great Wall Motors was ranked 26th with a score of 94.39 points, moving up three places from last year. This is the 11th consecutive year that Great Wall Motors has made the list.
- July 14
FORTUNEChina.com unveiled "2014 Fortune China 500". Great Wall Motors was ranked 100th with operating revenues of 56.784 billion yuan, moving 18 places up from last year. This is the fifth time that Great Wall Motors has made the list since 2010, with its place continuing to climb.
In July 2014, Hurun Research Institute released the 2014 Hurun Brand List. Great Wall Motors was ranked 55th on the list of 2014 Most Valuable Chinese Brands of Hurun Research Institute with a brand value of 11.5 billion yuan, moving up 13 places from the previous year, and topping the list of automakers listed.
- June 25
The World Brand Lab (WBL) released the list of "China's 500 Most Valuable Brands" in 2014. Great Wall Motors made the list again with a brand value of 14.357 billion yuan, ranking 140th, and moving 56 places up from last year. It topped the list of Hebei's enterprises in terms of brand value and ranking.
- May 28
The China Machinery Industry Federation and the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers jointly released the list of "2013 China's Top 30 Automakers". Great Wall Motors made the list again with primary operating revenues of 56.784 billion yuan, ranking 10th.
- May 8
On May 8, forbeschina.com released the "2014 Forbes Global 2000" list.
- April 29
Auto China 2014 was wrapped up with the awarding ceremony of Auto China 2014 Awards supported by the Organizing Committee of Auto China 2014 and organized by media outlets such as Sohu. Great Wall Motors garnered the “Auto China Best Independent Manufacturer Award” by virtue of the strongest SUV lineup.
British brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance Plc released the "Brand Finance Auto 100" list. , In which GWM ranked 40th and listed as the top three Chinese auto brands together with Dongfeng and SAIC.
GWM was listed among the top ten Chinese brands most familiar to overseas consumers, and it’s the only automaker listed.
Haval finished it’s 5th Dakar Rally Race with No. 8th over all, and registered its 1st section champion stage. So far, "Haval Dakar Team" has ranked among the top 10 in the overall rankings for three consecutive years.
NDRC ( National Development and Reform Commission) released the appraisal result and R & D costs rankings of national certified enterprise technology center in 2013, Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd obtained 92.6 points, and was appraised as “Excellent”, ranked top 3 among China’s automakers, and claimed the title among independent auto brands. In terms of R & D costs and investment, GWM ranked 6th place among China’s automakers, and took the 1st place among independent auto brands.
Great Wall Motors was named “2013China Top Ten Innovative Enterprise of Industrial Design” by China Industrial Design Association.
GWM was listed among "2013 Most Valuable Chinese Brands", GWM made the list a third time with a brand value of 3.012 billion yuan, ranking 38th, 11 places up from 2012 and registering a value growth rate of 61 percent.
Haval Team crowned in CGR.
Great Wall H6 won the 15th Gold Award for China Design Patent. Organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and evaluated by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO).
List of China Top 500 enterprises and Top 500 manufacturers was announced, in which Great Wall Motors ranks 241 and 115 respectively, increasing 70 and 43 compared with last year.
Great Wall Motors was listed "Top 50 Best Listed Companies in Asia-Pacific Region for 2011".
Great Wall Motors was named “the Advanced Collective of National Intellectual Property Strategy” by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the Office of the National Intellectual Property Strategy.
GWM ranked among "Hurun 70 Most Valuable Brands" and "Hurun Most Valuable Chinese Auto Brands" and "Hurun 2013 China's Top 10 Characteristic Brands". Also, GWM made the list of "Hurun Most Valuable Private Brands", ranking 19th and 1st among private automakers.
GWM was listed among Fortune China 500，ranking 118.
GWM ranked "1st among China's Top 100 Listed Companies" upon evaluation by a listed company evaluation panel composed of enterprises and departments like China United International Holdings Co., Ltd, and the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council.
GWM won the "Award for Export Contribution" from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers and ranked among "2013 Forbes Asia Fabulous 50". GWM made Forbes Global 1000 list, ranking 957th
- March 29
Haval brand became independent officially, thus bringing GWM into an era of dual brand of Haval and Great Wall.
- March 25
GWM made its debut at Bangkok International Motor Show as the only Chinese auto brand.
At the "Awarding Ceremony for Annual Exports of over 1,000,000 Vehicles & Annual Conference of the Coordination Committee on International Trade in the Automobile Industry", GWM won the " Export Contribution Award ".
GWM was accredited as a national model enterprise for in-depth integration of informatization and industrialization by Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
Two Haval racecars competed in the 2013 Dakar Rally, and finished 6th and 19th overall, equaling the best record of Chinese team.
- December 5
The world leading general brand strategy consulting and design company--Interbrand unveiled "2012 Most Valuable Chinese Brands" in Beijing. GWM made the list again after 2011, ranking 49th with a value of 1.871 billion US dollars, up 5 percent.
- November 29
At the China's auto industry circulation annual conference, GWM was listed among "Top 10 Most Satisfactory Auto Brands for Distributors" as the only independent automaker.
- November 22
M4-SF was launched during China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition.
- November 8
Wei Jianjun, GWM’s Chairman attended the 18th CPC National Congress in Beijing as the only private entrepreneur delegate from Hebei Province.
- November 5
The signing ceremony for GWM-Dassault strategic cooperation took place in Baoding, making GWM the first independent automaker in strategic partnership with Dassault Systèmes.
- October 30
GWM concluded a strategic cooperation agreement with 3M. Under the agreement, the two sides will deepen technical cooperation in key fields including interior trim parts, ambient lamps and shock-absorbing & noise-reducing products.
- October 20
National Business Daily released the "List of 2012 Popular Chinese Listed Companies". GWM made the list as the only automaker.
GWM's project of "Independent R & D of Haval H3/H5 Series and High-performance Diesel Engines for Passenger Vehicles" and project of "R & D and Application of Automatic Flexible Body Welding Line" won the first prize and the second prize respectively for progress in science and technology in China's auto industry in 2012.
The China Enterprise Confederation and China Enterprise Directors Association released the list of "2012 China's Top 500 Enterprises". GWM ranked 311th. Meanwhile, it ranked 158th and 103rd among "China's Top 500 Manufacturers" and "China's Top 200 Profit-making Enterprises" respectively.
- September 4
GWM concluded a strategic cooperation agreement with Schaeffler AG.
GWM was listed among "2012 China's Top 50 Best-Performing Companies" by Global Entrepreneur as the only independent automaker, ranking 4th and 9th respectively on the Profit Growth List and the ROA List.
"Forbes Asia's 50 FAB Companies 2012" were unveiled. GWM ranked 16th.
The Hurun Research Institute has recently released 2012 Hurun Brand List featuring 100 China’s most valuable brands. GWM made the list for the first time, ranking 78th. Also, it appeared on Hurun Private Brand List again, ranking 27th on the list and 1st among private automakers.
- August 31
GWM was listed among "Forbes Asia's 50 FAB Companies" again, ranking 16th.
- August 24
GWM released the semiannual business report for 2012. In the first six months of 2012, GWM achieved a net profit of 2.354 billion yuan, a total profit of 2.855 billion yuan and an EPS of 0.77 yuan, up 29.91 percent, 30.90 percent and 16.67 percent year on year respectively. In the first half of 2012, GWM registered an operating profit of 2.811 billion yuan, up 31.76 percent year on year.
- August 19
GWM’s Advancing Conference of "Winning at Terminals" took place in Beijing grandly, bringing together over 1,500 dealers and service providers from all over the country. "Reforming marketing modes, winning at terminals" was the core subject of the conference.
- August 8
GWM concluded the EVI technical strategy cooperation agreement with Ansteel Group.
- July 31
At a donation-raising gala for flood fighting and disaster relief in Baoding, GWM donated 10 million yuan to the affected area hit by "July 21" floods.
- July 17
GWM's Chilean distributor Derco held the launch ceremony for Great Wall C10 at Santiago, capital of Chile.
In the 2012 Investment Value and Evaluation Report of Chinese Automakers released by the China Automobile Industry Economic Research Institute, GWM topped the "List of Automaker Investment Potential" and ranked 4th on the "List of Automaker Investment Value".
Fort he first time, GWM made the list of "2011 China’s Top 100 Listed Companies" presented by Warton Economic Institute and China Business Time, ranking 69th with a total profit of 4.131 billion yuan.
- June 11
The results of Asian Auto Industry Awards 2012 were released in Malaysia. GWM's Great Wall H5 won the award for "Best Local SUV Assembly". This is the first time for Chinese brands to win the award over the five years since Asian Auto Industry Awards were set up.
- June 7
The closing ceremony of "2012 China-Russia Tourism Year" Beijing-Moscow self-driving tour took place on the Red Square in Moscow. Meanwhile, the Silk Way Rally kicked off. GWM sponsored 11 vehicles as media vehicles for the rally.
- June 2
GWM concluded a strategic agreement with the German automotive parts maker Hella. Under the agreement, the two sides will carry out cooperation and irregular technical exchanges in synchronous design in fields such as body electronic module.
- June 20
GWM undertook 2012 Conference on Proving Ground Function and Technology Development. Organized by the Automotive Proving Ground Branch of the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, under the theme of "Proving ground function and technology development", the conference covered proving ground design and construction, and how to promote the development of the auto industry.
- June 5
2012 "Beijing-Moscow" self-driving tour organized by "World without Borders" and sponsored by GWM kicked off. GWM was the exclusive sponsor brand for "China-Russia Tourism Year".
Great Wall C30 and Wingle 3 rolled off line in GWM's two assembly plants in Iran, marking that Iran has become one of GWM's key overseas markets.
- May 31
GWM and Minth concluded a strategic cooperation agreement. Under the agreement, the two sides will expand the cooperation in synchronous design and development of products like door frame and glass guide on the basis of the cooperation in existing products.
- May 23
GWM showed up at Kyiv International Motor Show, launching Great Wall H6 and Great Wall C50 in Ukraine successfully.
- May 23
M4 was launched with a bungee-like extreme stunt show.
- May 19
The 2nd GWM’s Science & Technology Festival took place, covering 12 sectors including powertrain, new energy, chassis and complete vehicle performance, with over 280 exhibits. The festival drew close attention from industrial experts and the media.
- May 10
GWM concluded a strategic cooperation agreement with world-famous auto glass maker Fuyao. Under the agreement, the two sides will, on the basis of auto glass purchase, deepen the cooperation in the synchronous design and development of products.
- April 24
GWM Annual Overseas Distributor Conference 2012 opened in Beijing, bringing together 300 overseas distributors from nearly 80 countries.
- April 23
Themed as "Focus, Dedication, Specialization", GWM showed up at 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition with a strongest-ever lineup of 19 vehicles, 6 engines and 2 transmissions.
- April 15
On the eve of 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, a delegation led by Miao Wei, minister of industry and information technology visited GWM.
- April 6
GWM concluded a strategic cooperation agreement with China Unicom in Baoding. Under the agreement, China Unicom will become GWM's exclusive communication partner in the field of auto information service.
- March 20
The Ministry of Education and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine held an on-site meeting on the construction of social practice bases for quality education of primary and secondary schools in the country. GWM became such a base.
- February 22
GWM concluded a strategic cooperation agreement with Posco at its premise.
- February 21
GWM's KD plant in Bulgaria went into operation as the first KD assembly plant built by a Chinese auto brand in the EU, marking the launch of the only auto assembly plant in Bulgaria.
- February 9
GWM concluded a cooperation agreement with Total Lubricants in Baoding. The two sides proposed three-year cooperation worldwide.
Two Haval racecars competed in the 2012 Dakar Rally, and finished 6th and 19th overall respectively, equaling the best record of Chinese teams.
- January 17
Haval H6 was honored as "CCTV 2011 Independent SUV".
- December 5
- December 20
The sales of Haval SUV topped 600,000 units first. The delivery ceremony for the 600,000th unit took place at GWM's headquarters in Baoding.
- December 12
Haval H6 won the award for "Chinese SUV of 2012" known as the "Auto Oscar" from Motor Trend.
- November 21
Great Wall C50 equipped with 1.5 T turbocharged engine independently developed by GWM was launched in Guangzhou.
The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine allowed two Haval models to be exempt from export inspection.
- September 28
GWM returned to the A-share market as the first private automaker listed in both Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
- September 27
GWM's KD plant in Malaysia went into production.
- September 24
GWM's independently developed small-displacement turbocharged engine 1.5T (4G15T) went into mass production.
- September 16
Wu Bangguo, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, visited GWM's booth during his attendance in the inaugural ceremony of the Greenwood World Trade Center in Moscow.
"Great Wall C30" and " Great Wall C20R" won the EU Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA).
GWM was honored as a "National Advanced Entity in Quality Work".
GWM ranked among Interbrand "Most Valuable Chinese Brands" for the first time.
GWM made the list of "Forbes Asia’s 50 FAB Companies 2011", ranking 21st.
- September 3
"China's Top 500 Enterprises" were unveiled. GWM ranked 264th, 81 places up from the previous year.
- August 25
GWM's Tianjin manufacturing base went into operation, launching the first intelligent SUV--Haval H6, marking a substantial step of the independent auto brand in its development.
- August 10
GWM won the AAA credit certificate for Chinese auto exporters as the first group of certified Chinese automakers.
- July 20
GWM's KD plant in Senegal went into production.
GWM got an order for 2,000 Wingle pickups from Italy, setting a precedent for Chinese diesel pickups to enter the EU market.
- May 27
The Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry & Commerce released an announcement, accrediting GWM as a "Renowned Chinese Trademark".
- May 16
The "1st GWM’s Science & Technology Festival" took place, covering 9 sectors including power, transmission, production, R & D, interior & exterior trim, chassis, rubber, electrical parts and equipment, with over 165 exhibits. The festival drew close attention from the industry and media.
- April 19
GWM participated in Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition to demonstrate the "Great Wall of the world". "GWM Overseas Distributors Convention" was held at the same time.
GWM (2333.HK) released the business report for 2010, registering operating revenues of 22.175 billion yuan, up 78.9 percent, coming out top among independent automakers in terms of business quality.
Ricardo (U.K) signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation with GWM.
The competitor Zhou Yong steering Haval racecar finished 22nd overall in the 2011 Dakar Rally, ranking first among all Chinese competitors.
Great Wall C30 was crowned "CCTV Compact Passenger Vehicle of 2010". It achieved sales of over 10,000 units for three consecutive months after its launch and 25,000 units in December, and establishing its title of the "family car champion".
- December 20
GWM showed up at Bologna Motor Show in Italy, drawing worldwide attention.
- December 23
GWM unveiled new models including Haval M3, Haval H6 and Great Wall C50 yet to be launched at China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition, announcing the launch of Haval H5-AT.
"4D20" was listed among "China Heart 2010 Top 10 Engines" and "Top 10 Green Internal Combustion Engine & Diesel Engine Brands" by authorities.
4D20-powered Haval H5 was test-driven in Inner Mongolia, and launched across the country successively.
Phase 2 of GWM's passenger vehicle manufacturing base project commenced.
The cornerstone-laying ceremony for "Great Wall New Technology Center" with a total investment of 5 billion yuan took place on Chaoyang South Street, Baoding City.
GW4C20 gasoline engine was ignited successfully at Great Wall Power Research Institute.
The launch conference for "4D20" diesel engine which ranks first in "emission, power, noise and energy consumption" and has won 15 national patents took place in Baoding, marking a major breakthrough in Chinese diesel engines for passenger vehicles.
GWM won the bronze prize of "2010 China Outstanding Marketing Award".
GWM was listed among "China's Top 500 Enterprises" again, 135 places up from 2009, thus becoming the fastest-growing enterprise among the automakers listed.
- September 4
Wingle pickup competed in "2010 China Urban Vehicle Oil-Saving Challenge", setting a record of 2.56L/100km for fuel consumption.
- September 3
The launch ceremony for the independent-branded high-end SUV--Haval H5-T took place in Beijing.
"Great Wall Motors made in China" brand launch conference took place. Journalists with mainstream media visited GWM for interviews, witnessing GWM's independent innovation development and changes. Famous journalists with media outlets like the Xinhua News Agency, CCTV and People's Daily as well as renowned bloggers wrote about GWM. "Made in China" became a hot topic among the media and industrial experts, and Great Wall Motors become a byword for "made in China".
Cowry was renamed Great Wall V80 and launched officially.
GWM was listed among "China's Top 500 Machinery Manufacturers" for the 7th time.
- July 29
The cornerstone-laying ceremony for "Great Wall Motor Xushui Parts Industry Park" with a total investment of 16 billion yuan took place.
GWM finished 1st overall in 2010 China Dongchuan Mud Flow Autocross, 1st in the diesel category and 1st in the category of Diesel Vehicle Club Cup.
The first Chinese independent SUV that won Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA)--Haval H5-E was launched nationwide.
GWM made the list of "China's 500 Most Valuable Brands" released by the World Brand Lab (WBL), with a brand value of 4.704 billion yuan. Since 2007, GWM has made the list for four consecutive years.
Three Florid 1.3AMT models were included in the catalogue of energy-conserving product popularization under the project "energy-conserving products benefiting people".
- June 25
Li Keqiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Central Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice premier of the State Council, conducted a survey on GWM's development.
- May 20
Wingle 5 competed in the Desert Challenge that took place in Ordos, setting a precedent for comprehensive performance testing in the pickup industry.
- May 12
The signing ceremony for GWM's new 300,000 unit/y passenger vehicle project took place in Tianjin.
- April 28
GWM ranked among "2009 China's Top 30 Automakers in Primary Business Revenues"
- April 23
At Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, GWM declared the brand slogan of "Great Wall Motors made in China" for the first time. "New king of Class A family car"—Great Wall C30 was unveiled and launched at the exhibition.
- March 18
The launch conference for China's first small-displacement "family SUV"--Haval M2 took place in Beijing.
Sailor and SoCool pickup’s production halted, henceforth GWM began to shift its focus to Wingle series.
Wingle 5, the highest-end pickup in China's pickup industry, was launched.
- January 15
Haval H3 Diesel – Comfortable was launched nationwide, hitting a record low diesel SUV price and establishing the outstanding cost efficient advantage.
- January 15
The 700,000th Great Wall vehicles rolled offline. The "miracle of Great Wall" adds important weight to "No.1 Pickup Brand in China".
Haval SUV "Loong Racing Car" made its debut in the Dakar Rally on behalf of Chinese independent auto brands, and completed the race.
The 0.7 millionth Great Wall pickup left the production line, which symbolize a brand new era for China's pickups.
Coolbear CVT was launched.
The departure ceremony for Haval to compete in the "2010 Dakar Rally" on behalf of China auto took place.
- November 23
At China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition, GWM showed up with 15 models, including 11 major vehicles, 4 reserve vehicles and 2 engines. Brand new sport car - Great Wall C10 was launched at the exhibition.
- October 31
The 1st Pickup Culture Festival took place in Boao, Hainan Province. At the festival, GWM released China Pickup White Paper.
- October 22
GWM held a press conference, announcing that Haval will compete in the 2010 Dakar Rally on behalf of China, marking the debut of Chinese vehicles in the rally.
GWM unveiled Cowry MPV AT and launched it nationwide.
- September 16
Haval M1 was launched magically at Beijing's Happy Valley.
- September 8
Florid, Coolbear, Haval and Wingle won Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA), marking a milestone in GWM's independent brand development.
- September 2
Florid CVT was launched at Beijing Songzhuang Original Art Center.
GWPeri and Florid CROSS were launched nationwide to satisfy customers' individual demands.
- April 22
GWM released three category brands at Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition and exhibited three high-end models, thus entering a new stage of brand development.
Wingle Fortune was launched nationwide and sold for 66,800 yuan.
The first batch of Coolbear was launched in the areas like Chengdu, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Ningbo, Hangzhou, Xi'an and Ningxia, and was launched in the rest of the country till May.
- February 20
"Pioneer the era of fine small-displacement all-aluminum VVT engines"--the VVT launch conference took place at GWM's headquarters. Florid was powered by a small-displacement all-aluminum VVT engine for the first time.
- February 10
GWM’s Haval SUV manufactured at GWM's assembly plant in Vietnam rolled offline and was launched in Vietnam.
- February 6
The cornerstone-laying ceremony for "GWM's automotive parts and logistics export project" took place at Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area.
- November 6
Florid was launched.
- October 10
New Haval powered by 2.5TCI diesel engine jointly developed by GWM and Bosch was launched.
- May 13
The car engine plant of GWM Auto Power Division was inaugurated and two all-aluminum VVT engines rolled offline.
- April 28
GWM won May 1 Labor Certificate
- April 8
GWM's safety laboratory was launched. On the same day, GWPeri and Cowry MPV passed first domestic frontal collision test.
- March 22
GWM's independently developed transmission was trial-manufactured successfully.
- November 6
- November 7
GWM's care qualification was approved.
- October 29
The 200,000 units/y manufacturing base was completed; GWPeri and Cowry rolled offline; and GWM released its new logo across the world.
- October 12
"GWM Technology Center" was accredited as a national corporate technical center.
- June 2
GWM headed the list of China's top 10 listed automakers.
- May 18
GWM increased issues of H shares in Hong Kong, with its growth potential recognized by international capital.
- March 28
President Hu Jintao gave an important instruction to GWM.
- November 7
- December 18
Great Wall Wingle rolled offline as China's first global high-end pickup.
Haval was exported to Italy, setting a record of batch export to the EU among China’s independent brands.
INTEC diesel engine with independent intellectual property right went into mass production.
GWM was accredited as a "National Vehicle Export Base".
- December 18
- August 24
Great Wall Motors held “Wolf and Rabbit Action” kick-off meeting.
- July 1
The cornerstone-laying ceremony for the Phase 3 200,000 units/y car manufacturing base of Great Wall Motor Industry Park took place.
- March 6
Great Wall Motors production base with annual capacity of 100,000 units was finished and Hover CUV was put into production.
- August 24
GWM introduced lean production management, and created the cultural concept of GLM.
GWM was listed among “China's Top 500 Enterprises” for the first time
GWM was listed among "China's Top 10 Listed Private Enterprises" and headed the list of "Hebei's Top 100 Private Enterprises".
GWM’s pickup ranked first in sales in the Chinese pickup market for the seventh consecutive year. GWM's SUV ranked first in sales in the Chinese SUV market for the second consecutive year
GWM's pickup and SUV outperformed other similar Chinese products in terms of exports for the seventh consecutive year.
The first group of joint ventures to settle in the Phase 2 parts base broke construction.
- December 15
GWM became the first domestic private automaker listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
- May 19
The cornerstone-laying ceremony for the Phase 1 100,000 unit/y vehicle base of Great Wall Motor Industry Park took place. GWM's pickup and SUV products became more diversified. Sing RUV, Pegasus SUV and SoCool pickup went into production successively.
- December 15
- September 2
Great Wall Motor Technology Research Institute was established. The enterprise practiced 28 norms.
- May 26
Safe SUV set a precedent for China's economy SUV, ranking among the top 3 in the Chinese SUV market.
- September 2
- June 12
Great Wall Motor Company Limited was established through restructuring. Sailor pickup went into production.
- June 12
- June 18
Great Wall Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturing Company Limited was established as the earliest with core power among independent brands.
- January 18
GWM established the holding subsidiary--Baoding Great Wall Huabei Automotive Co., Ltd.
- June 18
- October 28
The offline ceremony for GWM's 10,000th pickup brought homemade pickup to a climax
- October 28
Great Wall pickup ranked 1st in sales in domestic pickup market for the first time
Great Wall Deer ranked top in sales in the pickup market.
GWM established a marketing service network of 200 service outlets and took the lead in the country to practice the distributor mode.
The 1st batch of Great Wall pickups was exported to the Middle East, raising the curtain of globalization of Chinese automobile.
- March 5
The 1st Great Wall Deer pickup rolled offline.
"Improving little by little every day" became GWM's corporate spirit..
- March 5
GWM began to manufacture Great Wall light-duty passenger & cargo vehicles.
GWM grew rapidly with its annual sales redoubled for the fourth consecutive year.
- July 1
Wei Jianjun took up the post of general manager of Great Wall Motor Industry Company.
- July 1
Great Wall Motor manufacturing plant was founded.