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GWM celebrates 15 years in Southern Africa

• 15 years of success in Southern Africa • Innovation and dedication are company cornerstones of Great Wall Motors • Firmly entrenched and committed to Mzansi Johannesburg – Great Wall Motors (GWM) is celebrating its 15th anniversary in Southern Africa. The Chinese giant was founded on 1 July 1990 by then 26-year-old Jack Wey and…

Haval Motors SA introduces a NEW GENERATION STEED for 2022

South Africa’s number one Chinese bakkie brand rejuvenates their trusted Steed range After decades of service to the South African SOE, fleet and business customers, as well as leisure and lifestyle customers seeking a utility vehicle that truly is a versatile workhorse, Haval Motors SA (HMSA) is happy to announce that a new and upgraded...

GWM – Forging a New Automotive Giant

GWM South Africa’s recently launched TV campaign* tells the story of a brand that has embarked on a very human journey. Using sport as a central theme, the blood, sweat and tears that it takes an athlete to reach the top, is shown to also apply to the business world. GWM, in China, South Africa...

GWM announces the Global Premier of HAVAL Concept H & the India debut of its Concept Vehicle – Vision 2025

Greater Noida, 5th February 2020: Great Wall Motors, China's largest SUV manufacturer, today globally premiered its HAVAL Concept H & announced the India debut of the concept vehicle - Vision 2025, during the press conference organized at Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2020. Emphasizing on the theme of Intelligent Mobility Redefined, GWM had on display among other models...

Acceleration of the NEV Strategy – Joint Venture Contract Signed by GWM and BMW

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presided over the fifth round of Chinese-German inter-governmental consultation in Berlin. Witnessed by Chinese and German government officials, the joint venture contract is entered into between Great Wall Motor Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as GWM) and BMW Holding B.V. (hereinafter referred to as BMW). According...

The Need for Steed – GWM Steed 5 Single Cab

When GWM first debuted on the South African market 10 years ago – time flies, doesn't it? - It comprehensively and crushingly redefined the term “value for money.” Indeed, while the naysayers might have initially muttered darkly about this then-unknown Chinese brand, in the space of a decade GWM (now trading as Haval Motors South...

GWM Launches Intensified Attack on South African Bakkie Market

Through its high-value bakkie offerings GWM has already established itself as a significant player in the South African single- and double-cab pick-up segments. Now, with the introduction of a restructured Steed line-up that is even more in tune with South African requirements, the company is bullish about its growth prospects in what are two of...

GWM’s Popular H5 Refined for 2014

Ever since its introduction in 2011, GWM’s popular H5 SUV has earned itself the reputation of a rugged and practical go-anywhere, do-anything vehicle. With its spacious cabin, numerous luxury features and powerful, yet economical 2,0-litre turbodiesel engine, it’s no wonder the H5 has proven so popular with adventurous families. Now, boasting a number of refinements...