GWM Partners with Inchcape Greater China to Explore Hong Kong and Macau Markets

GWM News 2022-08-04

On August 2 2022, Great Wall Motor Company Limited (GWM) and Inchcape Greater China (Inchcape) officially signed a distribution agreement to bring an exciting range of electric vehicle products to Hong Kong and Macau.

On August 2 2022, Great Wall Motor Company Limited (GWM) and Inchcape Greater China (Inchcape) officially signed a distribution agreement to bring an exciting range of electric vehicle products to Hong Kong and Macau.

Tony Sun, Deputy General Manager of GWM International, Zhang Bin, East Asia Market Manager of GWM, and members of the team attended the signing ceremony.

Tony Sun, Deputy General Manager of GWM International, Zhang Bin, East Asia Market Manager of GWM, Ruslan Kinebas, CEO of APAC of Inchcape, Jasmmine Wong, CEO of Greater China and Singapore of Inchcape, and members of the team in charge of Hong Kong and Macau markets of both parties attended the signing ceremony.

At present, Hong Kong and Macau governments are encouraging the development of new energy vehicles and have introduced a series of incentive policies. The new-energy vehicle industry in the right-hand drive markets of Hong Kong and Macau is ushering in a golden period of development. GWM will introduce the new energy brand ORA to Hong Kong and Macau markets.

Tony Sun, Deputy General Manager of GWM International

Tony Sun, Deputy General Manager of GWM International, said: " Great Wall Motor is committed to investing in the research and development of new energy vehicles and new technologies with a view to branching out our business into different regions globally. Inchcape’s sales network covers many parts of the world, making them an excellent partner. The partnership with Inchcape in Hong Kong and Macau, further demonstrates the determination and goal of GWM." 

Ruslan Kinebas, CEO of APAC of Inchcape, said “This exciting partnership leverages our respective strengths: Inchcape’s well-established reputation and distribution network in Greater China and globally, and Great Wall Motor’s EV experience. Inchcape’s Asia-Pacific market growth plans include ambitious sustainable mobility and alternative drive-train strategies, and as such, we are delighted to have Great Wall Motor as a partner. They bring proven EV expertise to the table, which is going to appeal to fast-growing customer base. Great Wall Motor is also the first Chinese automobile company to develop a roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality. This partnership is reflective both of Inchcape’s commitment to partner with leading and forward-thinking OEMs, and to its Responsible Business strategy.”

Ruslan Kinebas, CEO of APAC of Inchcape

Inchcape is the leading independent multi-brand global automotive distributor, operating in over 40 markets and territories with a portfolio of the world’s leading automotive brands.  Headquartered in London, Inchcape has been listed on the London Stock Exchange (INCH) since 1958 and employs approximately 14,500 people globally. Inchcape Greater China has a long and deep root in Hong Kong for over 55 years and acted as the sole distributor in Hong Kong and Macau for a number of renowned global motor vehicle brands. Not only does the Corporation sell passenger vehicles, ranging from economic to luxurious vehicles, but it also offers various car models, including light, heavy goods vehicles, and public vehicles, such as taxis and minibus etc.

As a global corporation heavily leveraging smart technology, Great Wall Motor is dedicated to serving users around the world in smart and green travel. As of July 2022, its total accumulative overseas sales exceeded 1 million units across 170 countries and regions, with nearly 700 overseas sales dealerships. GWM has successfully established a global production layout consisting of 10 domestic vehicle production bases, several overseas all-process vehicle plants and KD plants.

Jasmmine Wong, CEO of Greater China and Singapore of Inchcape

GWM has an all-round layout in Hong Kong and Macau markets and has joined hands with Inchcape Group to utilize the advantages of both sides. ORA, the new energy right-hand drive model, will also enter UK, Australia, South Africa, Malaysia, and other markets in addition to the Thailand market it has already landed, thus covering the right-hand drive markets step by step.

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