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For now -2019

Globalization

November 29,2019

The Spotlight Automotive Project jointly invested by GWM and BMW Group was officially launched in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province. The project will realize a new business model of “joint R&D, Made in China and serving global customers”.

November 20,2019

WEY's third anniversary ceremony themed on "New Vision, New World" made a success. WEY has launched its prospect of global strategy of entering the European market in 2021 and the North American market in 2023. It announced its goal of becoming the world's leading luxury brand and the benchmark of intelligent automobile manufacturing.

October 22,2019

The 300,000th vehicle of WEY brand rolled off the production line.

September 10,2019

GWM attended 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show with WEY and four auto parts brands. WEY brand released its new globalization strategy, which is to officially enter the EU market in 2021 with the German market as a starting point.

August 30,2019

GWM’ Chongqing Smart Factory was completed.

August 18,2019

Great Wall Pickup launched the new brand Great Wall “P” series and the “1-2-3” Strategy, that is, to achieve annual sales of 200,000 units by 2020, and to achieve cumulative global sales of 3 million units by 2025.

July 15,2019

GWM released the GTO intelligent ecological strategy. GWM announced that the era of traditional vehicle was coming to an end and it would create a new era of mobility robot based on 5G and AI technologies. In cooperation with Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu, China Telecom, China Unicom, China Mobile, Huawei and Qualcomm, GWM will build GTO intelligent ecology alliance.

July 5,2019

GWM' Tula Factory in Russia, the first overseas wholly-owned process-wide vehicle manufacturing plant built by Chinese auto brands, was completed and put into production, and the global car HAVAL F7 was also launched in the overseas market.

June 30,2019

The first brand experience center of GWM opened.

June 20,2019

HYCET, a subsidiary of GWM, launched the “I Era” powertrain technology products including 4N20 engine, 9DCT transmission and 6001 series electric driver. The launch of the “I Era” powertrain technology products is the phased result achieved by GWM due to years of technology R&D, and is also the technology deployment of GWM for the “new four modernizations” of automobile.

January 13,2019

The accumulated global sales of HAVAL SUV exceeded 5 million, becoming the first professional SUV brand in China to enter the 5 Million Club. HAVAL brand has ranked No.1 in SUV sales in China for 9 consecutive years. Meanwhile, HAVAL brand proposed the “521 Globalization Strategy”, that is, HAVAL brand will realize the single annual sales volume of 2 million within 5 years and become the global No.1 professional SUV brand.

2018-2016

Upgrading: Car maker with over one million output

October 4,2018

ORA, an independent pure electric vehicle brand of GWM, were established.

July 13,2018

GWM Company Limited and BMW Group formally signed a joint venture agreement to establish Spotlight Automotive Ltd.

June 6,2018

HAVAL brand launched F Series SUV products

April 18,2018

WEY launched its first plug-in hybrid luxury SUV P8. The vehicle publicly challenged the most stringent US standard 80km/h tail-crash test and passed the test.

July 8,2017

VV7 and VV5 of WEY brand continued to performe well, with a total sales volume of 21,349 units and an increase of 4.3%, which continued to drive sales of GWM.

July 7,2017

GWM continued to sell more than 1 million units

February 20,2017

HAVAL M6, the cost-effective family SUV, was launched.

December 22,2016

The sales volume of HAVAL H6 again set a new record, exceeding 80,000 units.

December 15,2016

WEY, the first Chinese luxury SUV brand, was established to build a luxury SUV that “allows more people to afford luxury SUV”.

July 1,2016

HAVAL brand developed rapidly. GWM sold a total of 1.0745 million units in the whole year. Its sales exceeded 1 million units for the first time, exceeding the annual sales target.

April 30,2016

HAVAL H7 was launched at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. HAVAL H6 had sold more than 40,000 units for several months, and surpassed Wuling Hongguang to take the first place in the automobile list in April, which was the first time that SUV model had taken the first place in the national automobile sales list.

2015-2008

Strategic upgrade: Building “brand advantage” with “category advantage”

December 18,2015

HAVAL H6 sold more than 30,000 units per month, with the highest monthly sales almost 60,000 units.

November 20,2015

HAVAL H2 was named “Chile's Best SUV of the Year”, and HAVAL was the only Chinese brand on the list.

September 15,2015

HAVAL H8 won the C-NCAP five-star safety rating with a score of 54.4.

April 23,2015

HAVAL H6 Coupe was launched at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. The launch of HAVAL H6 Coupe further expanded the HAVAL SUV family. HAVAL H8 was simultaneously launched at the exhibition.

November 30,2014

In 2014, GWM began to focus on the SUV strategy. With the launch of HAVAL H9, medium and large SUV, and HAVAL H1 and HAVAL H2, small SUV, the product matrix of HAVAL SUV has been gradually completed. In April, the HAVAL lineup composed of 8 HAVAL models appeared at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. In July, HAVAL H2 was launched. In October, the sales of HAVAL H2 exceeded 10,000 units for the first time, ranking among the top five SUV models sold in a single month. In November, HAVAL H1 and HAVAL H9 were simultaneously launched. HAVAL H9 is another model launched by HAVAL to occupy the high-end SUV market. With a price of more than 200,000 yuan, it broke through the ceiling of independent brands.

July 11,2013

In 2013, HAVAL brand became independent officially, thus bringing GWM into an era of dual brand of HAVAL and Great Wall. In March 2013, HAVAL SUV’s market volume exceeded 1 million units.

August 1,2012

In 2012, GWM sold 625,000 units, with a net profit of 5.708 billion yuan. From 2008 to 2012, GWM’ revenue grew more than fourfold and its net profit grew more than tenfold.

November 24,2011

In2011, HAVAL H6, the “national legendary car” was officially launched.

July 30,2011

In the same year, GWM was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, becoming a private auto manufacturer listed on both the Hong Kong Stock Exchange the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

February 16,2011

GWM'Tianjin Manufacturing Base went into operation, and the new GWM Technology Center with a total investment of 5 billion yuan started construction.

October 29,2010

GW4C20 gasoline engine independently developed by GWM was successfully ignited in Great Wall Power Research Institute, and the "China Best Ten Engine” 2.0T diesel power engine was launched.

March 18,2010

GWM launched Voleex C30 (Great Wall C30), its first sedan car, which won the C-NCAP five-star safety rating.

February 3,2010

GWM made efforts in SUV, pickup and car fields, and successively launched a series of models such as HAVAL H3 Diesel Comfortable Model, HAVAL M2, HAVAL H5 European Style Version, HAVAL H5 Intelligent Version, HAVAL H5 Automatic Transmission, MPV model Great Wall V80, WINGLE 5, and the first sedan car Voleex C30.

October 31,2009

The 1st Pickup Culture Festival took place in Boao, Hainan Province. At the festival, GWM released China Pickup White Paper.

September 8,2009

Florid, Coolbear, Haval and Wingle won Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA), marking a milestone in GWM's independent brand development.

June 25,2009

Great Wall Motors invited more than 500 customers from more than 30 nationalities across the country to participate in a large-scale "elite " event

February 6,2009

The cornerstone-laying ceremony for "GWM's automotive parts and logistics export project" took place at Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area.

May 13,2008

The Car Engine Factory of GWM Auto Power Division was inaugurated.

April 8,2008

GWM’ safety collision laboratory was launched, passing the first frontal collision test in China.

March 22,2008

Transmission independently developed by GWM was trial-manufactured successfully.

2007-2006

Strengthening: Entering the car market

October 29,2007

The 200,000 Units/Year Car Manufacturing Base of GWM was completed, Great Wall Peri and Cowry rolled off production line, and the new logo was released, ending the history of no cars being made in Hebei Province.

October 12,2007

GWM Technology Center was accredited as a national corporate technical center.

September 4,2006

GWM was listed among “China’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises”.

August 25,2006

GWM and Bosch jointly developed INTEC diesel engine.

August 1,2006

GWM was accredited as a "National Vehicle Export Base".

July 21,2006

GWM won the title of “China's Top 500 Machinery Manufacturers”.

March 1,2006

HAVAL SUV was awarded the EuroNCAP four-star safety test score. On December 18, Great Wall WINGLE rolled off production line as China’s first high-end pickup.

2005-2002

Pioneering: Entering The SUV Market

July 1,2005

GWM Industry Park Phase III with an annual output of 200,000 units started to built on July 1, 2005 , which is the first independent car manufacturing base in Hebei Province.

June 8,2005

GWM officially launched HAVAL CUV, which was listed as “CCTV Chinese CUV Model of the Year” and “CCTV Chinese Independent Brand Model of the Year”.

July 8,2004

GWM was listed among “China's Top 500 Enterprises”, and was listed among "China's Top 10 Listed Private Enterprises" and headed the list of "Hebei's Top 100 Private Enterprises". The second phase of GWM Industry Park was put into operation, further improving GWM’s spare parts supply system.

December 15,2003

GWM was listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, becoming the first domestic private auto manufacturer listed in Hong Kong.

July 10,2003

GWM Industry Park Phase I with an annual output of 100,000 units started to built in 2003. GWM’ pickup and SUV products became more diversified. SoCool pickup, Sing SUV, and Pegasus SUV went into production successively. GWM ranked first in both the pickup market and SUV market in China for the first time.

May 26,2002

GWM launched Safe SUV, the first economic SUV in China, which quickly became popular in the market. As soon as the new vehicle was launched, it ranked among the top three in the Chinese SUV market, creating the “Safe Phenomenon”.

2002-2000

Expanding: Independent Spare Parts

August 30,2002

GWM Technology Research Institute was established, which granted GWM a more professional R&D team.

November 21,2001

The new pickup model Sailor went into production, playing an important role for GWM to maintain its leading position in the pickup market.

June 12,2001

Great Wall Motor Company Limited was established with a registered capital of 170.5 million yuan.

May 25,2000

Great Wall Baoding Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturing Co., Ltd was established, which can independently produce engine and other core components.

February 1,2000

At the beginning of 2000, GWM became the holding company of Huabei Automotive Factory and established Great Wall Baoding Huabei Automotive Co., Ltd. Great Wall Baoding Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturing Co., Ltd was established in the second half of the year, which can independently produce engine, front and rear axle and other core components.

January 18,2000

Great Wall Baoding Huabei Automotive Co., Ltd was established, which greatly increased the production capacity of GWM.

1999-1996

Positioning: Focusing On PICKUP

October 19,1999

The annual output of GWM exceeded 10,000 units, and five pickups with four chassis and different specifications were launched. GWM became the professional pickup manufacturer with the largest variety of pickups in China.

October 19,1999

The 10,000th pickup of GWM rolled off the production line.

June 26,1998

Baoding Great Wall Group Co., Ltd was established. On June 26, it was restructured and Great Wall Motors Group was established.

June 9,1998

In 1998, more than 7,000 Great Wall pickups were produced and sold , ranking first in sales in domestic pickup market for the first time. Since 1998, Great Wall Pickup has maintained the first place in sales volume and export volume for 21 consecutive years.

October 12,1997

The first batch of Great Wall pickups were exported to the Middle East, ushering the era of globalization for Chinese auto brands. That year, 1,700 units of Great Wall DEER were sold. GWM established a marketing service network of 200 service outlets and took the lead in the country to practice the distributor mode.

1995-1990

Groping: Finding A Way Out

July 8,1994

In 1994, the Chinese government issued the Automobile Industrial Policy, and the cars produced by GWM became unregistered. GWM decided to find a new way out.

March 5,1993

GWM produced the first car.

July 1,1990

Jack Wey, at the age of 26, became the General Manager of Great Wall Motors Industry Company. Within a few years, GWM turned from deficits to profit and expanded its production scale.