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GWM Concept H and Vision 2025: The showstoppers at Auto Expo 2020

Featuring new age mobility solutions and intelligent systems, the concepts gave a glimpse of the company's product roadmap.

GWM has made its debut in India at the 2020 Auto Expo with an expansive range and has also announced its grand plans for launching the Haval and GWM EV brands in our market in 2021. However, the automaker also upped the ante at the motor show by revealing two striking concept vehicles. These include the world premiere of the Haval Concept H and India debut of the Vision 2025 SUVs.

Though its production vehicles have generated immense interest among visitors, the two concepts on display have possibly taken the biennial motor show by storm. Striking designs and cutting-edge technologies have resonated with the aspirations of people who are fascinated to see the future roadmap of mobility. Both vehicles are centred on the theme of 'Intelligent Mobility Redefined' and showcase GWM's technological strength in smart, intelligent and autonomous solutions.

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Haval F7 and F7X: Premium, Futuristic & Intelligent

Great Wall Motor’s capable and futuristic SUV siblings have attracted a lot of attention at the Expo. Here’s the lowdown on them

When a vehicle registers sales figures of 1,40,770 units within a year of its launch, you know the said car is special. We are talking about the Haval F7, of course. The classy SUV is among the compelling products that have been put up for display by Chinese automotive giant Great Wall Motor (GWM) at the Auto Expo 2020. Haval is among the three brands that are owned by GWM – the others are GWM EV and Great Wall Pick-up. GWM is China’s biggest manufacturer of SUVs, and its expertise and know-how shows when it comes to the F7. The F7, launched last year, is an ideal blend of performance, style, and seamless connectivity and intelligence.

It is aimed squarely at the young, discerning and outgoing urban consumer who knows what he wants. The SUV, the first marque product to represent Haval’s global design language, has a distinctly upright stance and is attractively styled. A large grille that dominates the front fascia and a pronounced muscularity sets the aesthetic tone and renders the F7 a looker from the word go.

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GWM EV: Future-ready today

The R1 electric hatchback and iQ, on display at the Expo, are proof of Great Wall Motor’s tremendous expertise in electric mobility solutions

Great Wall Motor (GWM) has been making waves at the 15th edition of the Auto Expo with a blitzkrieg of model unveils. And while the automaker's SUVs represent one part of its plans for India, the other part of its grand strategy for making inroads into our market comprises offering leading electric mobility solutions - a vision which resonates with the Indian government's push for electrification.

The company has announced that it plans to invest in battery research and development and manufacturing in India to promote the country as a hub for electrified technologies. To provide a teaser of its electric vehicle portfolio and its capabilities, GWM showcased two of its most promising new energy products at the Expo. Both models have received a tremendous response with people flocking at the Expo each day to witness the EVs in the flesh. So, what makes them such huge hits among the Expo visitors?

The first of the two products displayed is the R1 electric hatchback which has been developed...

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Haval H9: The King enters the ring

Great Wall Motor’s Haval H9 is what every luxury SUV should aim to be

There are some cars that make you curious about them at first glance, and then want to acquire them. The Haval H9 is one such SUV. The H9 is the one of the largest SUVs in the line-up of Haval, a brand owned by Chinese automotive giant Great Wall Motor (GWM). GWM is China’s largest manufacturer of SUVs, and it’s SUV brand Haval is widely known as ‘Global Intelligent SUV Expert’. All of this expertise shows in the massive H9, which is among the Haval H-series vehicles that have won plaudits the world over. The three-row H9 is a full-size SUV that measures 4,856mm in length, 1,926mm in width, 1,900mm in height and a 2,800mm wheelbase means there is more than ample space for seven people to sit in great comfort. Like with any true blue SUV, the H9 is equipped with an ATS All-terrain control system with a high and low range, Hill Descent Control, and an off-road crawling function. The SUV is powered by a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine that makes 165 kW (224 hp) and 385 Nm of peak torque. An 8-speed torque convertor automatic gearbox is standard. Electronic driver aids include ABS, ESP, and hill-hold control, among others. Other features include automatic headlights with LED DRLs, automatic wipers, eight-way adjustable driver’s seat, automatic climate...

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GWM presents advanced futuristic technologies at Auto Expo 2020

The company is highlighting technical capabilities with safety, new energy and intelligent home systems at the motor show.

Automotive giant Great Wall Motor has made its grand debut at the 15th edition of the Auto Expo with an expansive setup. And while it has displayed a slew of production and concept vehicles that are wooing the crowd, the carmaker has also used the platform to highlight the technical capabilities it is leveraging across its vast portfolio. Over the past decade, GWM has invested more than USD 1.5 billion (about Rs 10,500 crore) for research and development of cutting-edge technologies ranging from new energy alternatives and safety solutions to intelligent cockpits. Centred around GWM's theme of 'Intelligent Mobility Redefined', these technologies have been showcased at the Auto Expo and have piqued the curiosity of visitors.

First up is the EV Tech Zone. Having started its preliminary research in battery cells as early as 2012 when EVs were still in their infancy, GWM has since then come a long way...

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Great Wall Motor’s Haval F5: Contemporary and capable

The Chinese automotive giant’s F5 is a compelling SUV

Great Wall Motor (GWM), China’s largest manufacturer of SUVs, served notice at the Auto Expo 2020 by exhibiting a range of vehicles. These cars, from the Vision 2025 concept to the GWM EV iQ, are testament to its manufacturing and technological prowess. Its participation at the Expo marked GWM’s India debut of its Haval and GWM EV brands. GWM is expected to invest about Rs 7,000 crore in India in a phased manner, covering manufacturing plant, vehicle research and development, production of power batteries and electric drives, vehicle and component manufacturing.Founded in 1984, GWM has a portfolio of products that cover traditional fuel-powered, pure electric, hybrid and other new energy models. It is also actively involved in developing hydrogen fuel cell cars. GWM has over 70 subsidiaries and more than 70,000 employees.It has 10 R&D centers in 7 countries, including China, India, the United States, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and Austria. It has 14 global manufacturing facilities.

Among the slew of vehicles that were exhibited at the GWM pavilion was its Haval range of SUVs,...

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Great Wall Motors debuts Haval and GWM EV brands in India

Showcasing the Concept H and Vision 2025 concept, along with a slew of production vehicles and future technology, the automotive giant has started its India journey in right earnest.

Automotive goliath Great Wall Motors (GWM) made its India debut with a bang at the 2020 Auto Expo today. The carmaker not just announced its grand plans for our market moving forward, but also introduced two of its brands that will launch in the country in 2021.

GWM, which first started operations in 1984, has moved from strength to strength since then and is today ranked as one of China's most valuable companies. Headquartered in Baoding, about 150km south of Beijing, it is China's largest SUV maker and has a stable four brands - GWM EV (for electric vehicles), Haval and Wey (for SUVs) and GWM Pickup (for pickup trucks).It is the former two that broke cover at India's premier motor show.

Speaking on the occasion Hardeep Singh Brar, Director (Sales & Marketing) for the Indian Subsidiary of GWM said, “India has become one of the world's...

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GWM’s Concept vehicle - Vision 2025 Slated for India Debut

New Delhi, Thursday, 30th January 2020: Great Wall Motor Co Ltd (GWM), China’s largest SUV manufacturer will display a bouquet of products and technologies at the upcoming Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2020. The Auto Expo will be an apt platform, where GWM will showcase, Concept vehicle Vision 2025.

The India debut concept car- Vision 2025, a battery electric vehicle will be unveiled at Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2020. This futuristic concept represents GWM's design DNA showcasing future mobility trends of sustainability and intelligent connected cars. With Concept vehicle Vision 2025, GWM aims to communicate with the younger audience at a deeper level. It aims to make the vehicle a part and extension of the consumers’ lifestyle. Vision 2025 presents a glimpse of GWM’s vision for a smart, capable, and intelligent vehicle for 2025.

Sponsored feature: A colossus strides in

Say hello to a titan that is all set to make a grand entry into India at Auto Expo 2020. We are talking about Great Wall Motor Company (GWM), one of China’s largest automobile conglomerates, which is based in Baoding, around 150km south of Beijing. For those who have come in late, GWM owns three brands – Haval, GWM EV, and GWM Pickup – that manufacture SUVs, electric vehicles and pickups. Here are some statistics to help you get to know GWM better. It has over 70 subsidiaries, more than 70,000 employees, nine manufacturing and five KD plants. It ranks among China’s top 10 listed companies and has featured multiple times in the Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list. This meteoric rise has happened in just 36 years. Let’s take a look, then, at GWM’s rapid journey.

Great Wall Motor Company began life in 1984, with the setting up of its first manufacturing plant. In the initial years, it manufactured light duty passenger cars and pickup vehicles. By 2002, it was manufacturing SUVs – and the first of these was the Safe, which became among the top three value-for-money SUVs in China. In 2003, GWM became the first private automaker from China to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and in 2011, it was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Its corporate philosophy revolves around a simple but effective motto: ‘Improving little by little, every day’. In 2014, it was ranked among global brand consultancy Interbrand’s ‘Most Valuable Chinese Brands.’ The automobiles made by GWM, which has over 10,000 research and development staffers, have consistently outperformed competition in China, and the company also features among the high performers when it comes to exports.

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Founded in 1984, GWM is the largest SUV manufacturer in China. Currently, it owns Haval, Great Wall EV and Great Wall Pickup brands. The products cover traditional fuel-powered, pure electric, hybrid and other new energy models, and now GWM is actively developing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. At present, GWM has more than 70 holding subsidiaries worldwide and employs nearly 70,000 people. It has R&D centers in China, India, the United States, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and Austria. GWM has formed a “9 +5” global production system, including 9 manufacturing facilities and 5 KD plants.

Since 1997, GWM has continuously accelerated global market expansion along with its brand awareness and international reputation. At present, GWM has sales network in more than 60 countries and regions with the support of five regional marketing centers in Russia, Australia, South Africa, South America, and the Middle East.

GWM has made strides in setting the grounds for its exhilarating entry in India by signing an agreement to acquire the General Motor India’s Talegaon factory on January 17, 2020. This is a significant step forward for GWM and reinforces the commitment of the brand for Indian market.