I History


  • JUNE
    • Wei Jianjun, Chairman of Great Wall Motors, named as one of the "Admirable People in China’s Automotive Sector during the 40-year Economic Reform and Opening-up".
  • MAY
    • HAVAL’s driverless car won several major awards at the World Intelligent Driving Challenge 2018.
    • As an independent automaker, Great Wall Motors ranked 1st in "China’s Valuable Listed Company Brands 2018".
    • HAVAL F-series unveiled at Auto China, and HAVAL F5 won the "Best (Independent) New Auto Award".
    • The all-new HAVAL H6 received a 5-star rating in the C-NCAP results in 2018 Q1.
    • Great Wall Motors was selected as one of "100 Listed Companies Highly Respected by Inventors".
    • Construction of GWM manufacturing base in Yongchuan, Chongqing broke ground in the Phoenix Lake Industrial Park, High-Tech Zone, Yongchuan District.
    • All-new compact SUV HAVAL H4 was officially launched.
    • Great Wall Motors became the first Chinese auto manufacturer to join the Hydrogen Council.
    • Brand Finance, an international brand value assessment authority, included HAVAL in the “Brand Finance Global 500 2018” list of the world’s 500 most valuable brands as the world’s most valuable SUV brand.


    • Haval H6 Coupe launched in South Africa during the Festival of Motoring Kayalami.
    • HAVAL brand officially launched in New Zealand.
    • HAVAL brand formally landed in Saudi Arabia with its first exclusive showroom.
  • MAY
    • HAVAL brand launched in South Africa alongside the HAVAL H2.
    • HAVAL listed in the National Brand Programme.
    • Great Wall Motors ranked 43rd in the Interbrand list of "2017 Best Chinese brands”, with a brand value of 3.24 billion yuan.
    • WEY brand's first model VV7 launched at the Shanghai Auto Show.
    • All-new HAVAL H6 launched at the Shanghai Auto Show.
    • Great Wall Motors listed 65th in the “BrandZ 100 most valuable Chinese brands”.
    • Great Wall Motors won "China's Auto After-Sales Service Excellence Award 2016".


    • Great Wall Motors' annual sales hit the one million mark.
    • HAVAL participated in the 43rd Baghdad International Exhibition.
    • HAVAL opened its first showroom in Krasnodar in Russia.
    • Blue-logo HAVAL H2 launched at the Chengdu Auto Show.
    • HAVAL H6 Coupe launched in Australia.
    • HAVAL opened its first showroom in Iraq
  • JUNE
    • HAVAL H2 launched in Uruguay
    • HAVAL launched in the UAE in partnership with Swaidan Motors, part of Al Naboodah Group.
    • HAVAL “Leading the Future Trend” showcased at the Beijing Auto Show.
    • HAVAL H7 launched at the Beijing Auto Show.
    • HAVAL entered the Middle East with the launch of the brand in Oman.
    • HAVAL extended its operations with its fifth dedicated showroom in Australia.
    • Great Wall Motors established an R&D centre in Japan.


  • HAVAL opened its first store in Benin to extend business operations in Africa.
  • Great Wall Motors presented the entire HAVAL range at the Guangzhou Autoshow.
  • HAVAL made its debut at the ASEAN Auto Show, H2 earned high praise
  • The millionth HAVAL H6 rolled off the line.
  • HAVAL participates in the Baghdad International Exhibition.
  • In October, HAVAL Australia officially opened for business.
  • In May, the HAVAL H9 was honored as “Best SUV in 2015″ organised by XCARe.
  • In April, the super deluxe HAVAL H8 model was launched in China.
  • In April, China’s first Coupe SUV–the HAVAL H6 Coupe was launched in China.
  • In April, HAVAL exhibited at Auto Shanghai 2015 complete with a line-up of 17 HAVAL SUVs, 5 powertrains and a new- energy chassis.
  • In April, HAVAL released the R/B strategy for the Chinese market.
  • In April, HAVAL’s opera-house-like booth was acclaimed and honoured as the “Most Creative Booth” at Auto Shanghai 2015.


  • In January, “HAVAL Dakar Team” competed in the Dakar Rally for the fifth time, won the first stage and moved into the top 10 for the third consecutive year
  • In April, HAVAL exhibited at Auto China 2014 with strongest SUV lineup.
  • In July, customizable SUV HAVAL H2 was launched in China.
  • In August, HAVAL held a foundation-laying ceremony at its Tula plant.
  • In August, HAVAL made its appearance at MIMS 2014.
  • In September, HAVAL defended championship of the 2014CGR.
  • In October, HAVAL H6 became the only SUV model with monthly sales of over 30,000 units in China.
  • In November, seven-seat all-terrain SUV–HAVAL H9 was launched in China, and HAVAL H1 was launched concurrently.
  • In December, HAVAL posted annual sales of 519,418 units, ranking 1st in the Chinese SUV market for the 12th consecutive year.


  • In January, HAVAL competed in the Dakar Rally for the fourth time as the only Chinese team and finished 6th.
  • In January, HAVAL H6 was crowned as the “CCTV SUV of 2012″
  • In March, HAVAL registered sales of over 1 million units.
  • In November HAVAL H6 won the 15th Gold Award for China Design Patent.
  • On December, HAVAL claimed the domestic SUV sales title for the 11th consecutive year.


  • In January, HAVAL H6 was honored as the “CCTV Independent SUV of 2011″
  • In April, HAVAL H6 was rated as a five-star model as the result of a C-NCAP collision test to become an industrial model
  • In September, HAVAL H3/H5 won the first prize for progress in science and technology in China’s auto industry
  • In October, HAVAL became the first SUV brand to land on Sansha Island and the Arctic, displaying its character
  • In December, HAVAL posted annual sales of 280,000 units, retaining the domestic SUV sales title for the 10th consecutive year


  • In August, the city intelligent SUV–HAVAL H6 was launched


  • In June, HAVAL H5 was launched as China’s first EU-certified independent SUV


  • In April, HAVAL H3 was launched and occupied the market swiftly with a prime displacement of 2.0L


  • HAVAL defended the diesel title in the 2008 Taklimakan Rally and claimed the manufacturer title.


  • HAVAL granted the “Integrated Innovation Award” at the “Ceremony for Achievements in Independent Innovation of Chinese Vehicles over the Five Decades”


  • GWM took the lead to develop electronically-controlled high-pressure common-rail diesel engines to change the traditional image of SUV as a “high fuel consumer” and popularize diesel SUVs.
  • HAVAL CUV were exported to Italy in batches, marking the first batch export of Chinese independent-branded vehicles to the EU


  • HAVAL CUV was launched to open a “HAVAL era” of over 100,000 yuan
  • In December, HAVAL was honored as the “CCTV Independent SUV of the Year”, showing its professional quality


  • HAVAL jumped as the domestic SUV sales champion


  • Safe SUV priced at 80,000 yuan was launched, setting off a SUV fever in China