The Bentley Flying Spur is officially fair game. We brought you live photos from the Geneva Motor Show and from the New York auto show--and now, we're just back from a first drive from Beijing to the Great Wall. We'll have more in depth on the drive soon, but first, take a look through our Flying Spur tour of this small part of China, through an...
Hot on the heels of last week’s F1 inspired by Twizy, comes another (slightly) less outlandish EV in the form of the awkwardly named GWKULLA. Looking very much like the Twizy, this concept from Great Wall Motors showed its pert little...Show More Summary
Stop us if you've heard this one before: "The Chinese are coming." According to Automotive News, Great Wall Motor Co. plans to sell its vehicles in the US by around 2015. The Chinese automaker has been researching its planned expansion...Show More Summary
Great Wall Motors is planning on becoming the first Chinese automaker to enter the U.S. market.
Hong Kong-listed shares in Great Wall Motor, one of China’s non-government owned automakers, rose by 1.3% today after the company said net profit climbed by 65.7% in the 12 months to December to 5.7 billion yuan, or $934 million. The earnings announcement was posted after the close of trade yesterday. Sales last year soared 43.4% [...]
, one of ’s non-government-owned automakers, said yesterday its net profit bulged by 65.7% in the 12 months to December to 5.7 billion yuan, or $934 million, amid soaring sales. The announcement was posted after the close of trade in the company’s -listed shares, which climbed 4.7% yesterday before the announcement. They have more than doubled in the [...]
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chery Automobile Co, once China's largest home-grown auto maker, is relying on government subsidies to turn a profit while domestic rivals Great Wall Motor Co and Geely Automobile Holdings pull ahead.
Great Wall Motor, one of the largest non-government-owned manufacturers of automobiles and parts in China, said net profit in the first half of the year climbed by 29.9% as it sold more vehicles at home and overseas. Net profit totaled 2.35 billion yuan, or $367 million, compared with 1.81 billion yuan a year earlier. Sales climbed [...]
BAODING, China (Reuters) - The giant orange robotic arms that swiftly weld together car frames at the Great Wall Motors factory in Baoding might seem like the perfect answer to China's fast-rising labor costs - they don't ask for a raise, get injured o...
China’s got a booming car industry, and it’s increasingly looking to export its companies’ cleantech products, so it seems viable that Great Wall Motors’ new Hybrid SUV could cross borders. We’ll see. For now, here’s more on the topic from Jo Borras: China vs. the World: Great Wall Unveils Global SUV (via Gas 2.0) [...]Show More Summary
Electric vehicle and advanced battery company CODA has partnered with Great Wall Motors Company “to co-develop the first all-electric vehicle for worldwide development and distribution.” The companies intend to make it the most affordable commercially available EV. Pretty ambitious goal. CODA and Great Wall Motors announced that they had a signed a contract this week, [...]Show More Summary
Coda Automotive and China’s Great Wall Motors have announced plans to co-develop an affordable electric vehicle that will be the first all-electric vehicle for worldwide distribution. The electric vehicle is intended to be the most affordable EV on the market, and will be designed for markets in North America, China, and Europe. Read the rest [...]
Here's what we have our eye on today: Niche manufacturer Coda will partner with China's Great Wall Motors to build the least expensive electric car available in the U.S., company officials say. That means it would undercut the current bargain(ish)...
A partnership between an LA-based electric car startup and a Chinese auto maker intends to produce "the most affordable EV on the market." On Tuesday Coda announced that it has a new deal with Great Wall Motors Company to co-develop a low cost electric car.
Two minor firsts for me yesterday. A visit to the Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA) proving ground in north Warwickshire where a small off-road workout had been laid out for the new Great Wall Steed pickup - the first Chinese vehicle on sale here in the UK. MIRA's been around a lot longer than Millbrook and is the less flashy version. Show More Summary
Toyota’s Scion xB has been such a success story that you could only expect some sort of ripoff version to eventually hit the market. Well, Great Wall Motors, China’s largest SUV producer has also gotten into the automobile business as well in recent years, and Great Wall’s CoolBear sure looks an awful lot just like [...]
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Great Wall Motors distributor Ateco has confirmed that its X200 SUV will go on sale in Australia from April, starting at $25,990 drive-away. Power for the Chinese SUV is provided by a four-cylinder turbodiesel engine delivering 105kW and 310Nm of torque, with fuel consumption listed at 7.6 l/100km. Show More Summary
Easily the most successful Chinese manufacturer in Australia thanks to its cheap and well-equipped SUVs and utes, Great Wall is looking to expand its range with its first passenger car late in 2012. The brand is on track to sell … Continue reading ?
Great Wall Motor, the Chinese private-sector automaker whose primary listing is in Hong Kong, recovered some lost ground in Shanghai Stock Exchange trading yesterday after its shares plunged by 8.8% on its debut there a day earlier. The company’s Shanghai-listed shares closed up by 4.5% yesterday to 12.38 yuan. It sold 304 million domestic A [...]