History

"Since its independent operation on March 29, 2013, HAVAL brand has been dedicated…"

To build a high quality, exquisite and professional product lineup, and win the consumers' trust by building a brand service of "moving the customers".

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2002

SUV Fever in China

HAVAL launched an "SUV priced at over 80,000 yuan", creating "Safe phenomenon" and setting off an SUV fever in China.

2003

Sales Champions

GWM became the sales champion in the Chinese SUV market and retained the title for consecutive years.

2005

CCTV Independent SUV of the Year

In December, HAVAL was honored as the "CCTV Independent SUV of the Year", showing its professional quality.

• GWM launched a "crossover model"--HAVAL CUV.

• In December, HAVAL was honored as the "CCTV Independent SUV of the Year", showing its professional quality.

2006

Diesel Engine Developed in Association with Bosch

The electronically-controlled high-pressure common-rail diesel engine developed in association with Bosch went into production and matched HAVAL models.

2007

CCTV Best Independent SUV Brand of 2006

HAVAL CUV was honored as "CCTV Best Independent SUV Brand of 2006".

2008

2008 Taklimakan Rally

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

2009

Whole Vehicle Type Approval

HAVAL H5 won "Whole Vehicle Type Approval", gaining the right of free sales in EU countries.

2010

2.0T Diesel Engine

Independently developed 2.0T diesel engine matched HAVAL.

2011

Chinese SUV of 2012

In December, HAVALl H6 was honored as "Chinese SUV of 2012".

• In August, GWM's new plant in Tianjin went into operation and HAVAL H6 was launched.

• In December, HAVALl H6 was honored as "Chinese SUV of 2012".

2012

Rated as a Five-star Model

In April, HAVAL H6 was rated as a five-star model as the result of a C-NCAP collision test to become an industrial mode.

• In January, "HAVAL Dakar Team" competed in the Dakar Rally for the third time and ranked 6th in the overall standings.

• 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 mode.

• 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.

2013

CCTV SUV of 2012

In January, HAVAL H6 was crowned as the "CCTV SUV of 2012".

• In January, HAVAL competed in the Dakar Rally for the fourth time as the only Chinese team and finished 6th brilliantly.
• In January, HAVAL H6 was crowned as the "CCTV SUV of 2012".
• In March, HAVAL registered sales of over 1 million units to become a deserving SUV expert.
• In September, HAVAL Team led all the way and eventually claimed the car title and the team title, showing the super strength of the international team.

• In September, HAVAL Team led all the way and eventually claimed the car title and the team title, showing the super strength of the international team.
• In November, HAVAL H6 won the 15th Gold Award for China Design Patent.
• On December 31, HAVAL claimed the domestic SUV sales title for the 11th consecutive year.

2014

Top 10 for the Third Consecutive Year

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 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 showed up at Auto China 2014 with strongest SUV lineup.
• In August, HAVAL held the foundation-laying ceremony of its Tula plant.

• In August, HAVAL made its appearance at MIMS 2014.
• In September, HAVAL defended championship of the 2014CGR.

2015

Best SUV in 2015

In May, in the selection of "Best SUV in 2015" organized by XCAR, HAVAL H9 was honored as the "Best SUV in 2015".

• In April, HAVAL's opera-house-like booth was acclaimed and honored as the "Most Creative Booth" during Auto Shanghai 2015.
• In April, HAVAL released the R/B strategy for the Chinese market.
• In April, HAVAL showed up at Auto Shanghai 2015 with a complete lineup of 17 HAVAL SUVs, 5 powertrains and a new- energy chassis.
• In April, China's first Coupe SUV--HAVAL H6 Coupe was launched in China.
• In April, super deluxe HAVAL H8 was launched in China.
• In May, in the selection of "Best SUV in 2015" organized by XCAR, HAVAL H9 was honored as the "Best SUV in 2015".
• In June, HAVAL shows up at Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao International Auto Show.
• In June, HAVAL launches flagship models as critical step in Russia.
• In June, HAVAL launched in Chile first among South American countries.
• In July, HAVAL launched in Ecuador.
• In July, HAVAL's first exclusive store opens in Azerbaijan with new models launched.

• In July, HAVAL's first exclusive store in Georgia opens with new models launched.
• In August, H9-led HAVAL lineup appears at Auto Harbin.
• In September, The 5th Science Technology Festival Opens.
• In September, HAVAL launches three models in Bolivia.
• In September, HAVAL appears at Expocruz 2015 to deepen South America operations.
• In October, HAVAL landed on Australia as a new milestone in overseas market development.
• In November, HAVAL Shows up at Baghdad International Exhibition.
• In November, The Millionth HAVAL H6 Rolled off the Line, HAVAL Started A New Journey.
• In November, HAVAL Makes Debut at ASEAN Auto Show, H2 Earns High Praise.
• In November, Great Wall Motors presented all HAVAL vehicles in Guangzhou Autoshow.
• In December, HAVAL opens first store in Benin to extend business operations in Africa.

2016

Sales Hit the One-million Mark

In December, Great Wall Motors' annual sales hit the One-million Mark.

• In January, Great Wall Motors Establishes Technology R & D Center in Japan.
• In February, HAVAL Extends Operations with its Fifth Exclusive Store Opened in Australia.
• In March, HAVAL Entering the Middle East and Launching in Oman.
• In April, HAVAL H7 was launched in Beijing Auto Show.
• In April, HAVAL - Leading the Future Trend Shining in Beijing Auto Show.
• In April, HAVAL Grips its Enthusiasts in the Middle East by Launch of New Products in UAE.
• In June, HAVAL H2 Launched in Uruguay.

• In August, HAVAL opened its first showroom in Iraq.
• In September, HAVAL H6 Coupe launched in Australia.
• In September, Blue-logo HAVAL H2 launched in the Chengdu auto show in Chinese.
• In November, HAVAL opened its first showroom in Krasnodar in Russia.
• In November, HAVAL showed up at the 43rd Baghdad International Exhibition.
• In December, Great Wall Motors' annual sales hit the One-million Mark.

2017

Great Wall Motors Ranked 43rd

In April, Great Wall Motors ranked 43rd in the Interbrand list of "2017 best Chinese brands”, with brand value for 3.24 billion yuan.

• In March, GWM won the "2016 China's auto after-sales service excellence award".
• In April, Great Wall Motors was listed 65th in the "BrandZ the 100 most valuable Chinese brand".
• In April, All-new HAVAL H6 launched on the shanghai auto show.
• In April, WEY brand's first model VV7 launched on the Shanghai auto show.
• In April, Great Wall Motors ranked 43rd in the Interbrand list of "2017 best Chinese brands”, with brand value for 3.24 billion yuan.

• In May, HAVAL was listed in the National Brand Program.
• In May, HAVAL brand was released in South Africa and launched HAVAL H2.
• In August, HAVAL brand formally landed in Saudi Arabia with the first HAVAL exclusive shop opening there.
• In August, HAVAL brand was officially launched in New Zealand.
• In September, HAVAL H6 C was launched in South Africa during the Festival of Motoring Kayalami.

2018

SUV HAVAL H4 was Officially Launched

In March, All New compact SUV HAVAL H4 was officially launched. HAVAL H4 experienced the first public challenge of US IIHS Top Pressure Test, and passed the 4.56 times stress testing, showing its outstanding safety performance with excellent results.

• In January, new H6 Coupe came into the market with a selling price of RMB 119,000 to 127,000.
• In February, Brand Finance, an international brand value assessment authority, released the list of "Brand Finance Global 500 2018". As the No.1 SUV brand, HAVAL was listed in the world's top 500 most valuable brands and ranked ahead of other Chinese auto brands.
• In March, Hydrogen Council issued its recent new members, and GWM was the first Chinese auto enterprise to join the Hydrogen Council.
• In March, All New compact SUV HAVAL H4 was officially launched. HAVAL H4 experienced the first public challenge of US IIHS Top Pressure Test, and passed the 4.56 times stress testing, showing its outstanding safety performance with excellent results.
• In March, the construction of GWM Manufacturing Base in Yongchuan, Chongqing was launched formally in Phoenix Lake Industrial Park, High-tech Zone, Yongchuan District.
• In April, GWM was successfully selected as one of "100 Listed Companies Highly Respected by Inventors".

• In April, C-NCAP results in 2018 Q1 were released, and All New HAVAL H6 obtained a C-NCAP five-star rating.
• In April, HAVAL F-series unveiled at Auto China, and HAVAL F5 won the "Best (Independent) New Auto Award".
• In May, as an independent automaker, GWM ranked first in "China's Valuable Listed Company Brands 2018".
• In May, World Intelligent Driving Challenge 2018 wrapped up, and HAVAL driverless car won several major awards.
• In June, Wei Jianjun, Chairman of GWM, was named "Admirable People in China's Automotive Sector during the 40-year Economic Reform and Opening-up".
• In September, HAVAL H9 was launched in South Africa during the Festival of Motoring Kayalami.

2019

New HAVAL H6 Coupe Intelligent Connected Version

On February 18, 2019, the fuel efficient New HAVAL H6 Coupe Intelligent Connected Version was launched.

• On January 13, 2019, HAVAL Global 5-million-sales Grand Ceremony and Global Strategic Conference was held.
• On February 18, 2019, the fuel efficient New HAVAL H6 Coupe Intelligent Connected Version was launched.
• On March 12, 2019, HAVAL H7/H7L-2019 was officially launched.
• On April 1, 1019, the coupe SUV HAVAL F7x Intelligent Technology Version and Intelligent Fashion Version were launched.
• On April 28, 2019, HAVAL F5 National Trend Version was launched.
• On May 18, 2019, the coupe SUV HAVAL F7x Intelligent Sports Version was launched.

• On June 5, 2019, Great Wall Motors' Tula Factory in Russia was completed and put into production, and HAVAL F7, the first global car of Chinese automobile brands, was also launched in the overseas market.
• On August 10, 2019, the intelligent and hard all-terrain SUV HAVAL H9-2020 was launched at Volcano Music Festival.
• On August 23, 2019, HAVAL H6 Sports Version (China VI Model) was launched.
• On September 29, 2019, HAVAL H4 Pro was launched.
• On November 5, 2019, HAVAL F7-2020 was launched.
• On December 20, 2019, HAVAL SUV sponsored the large outdoor reality show "The Great Wall".