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Great Wall Motor

Great Wall Motors was formed in 1976 and is named after the Great Wall of China. As of 2010, it is China's largest SUV producer, and as of 2011 it was China’s 10th largest automaker in terms of units produced.

Great Wall SUV delay dents faith in carmaker

Wei Jianjun

Great Wall Motor's billionaire chairman Wei Jianjun pushed back deliveries of the company's most expensive SUV after the motoring press panned the Haval H8 in test drives. It turned out to be a US$2.4 billion decision.

Thursday, 16 January, 2014, 2:36am

Great expectations for China's independent carmaker Great Wall

Great Wall expects to eventually outsell Chrysler's Jeep globally. The firm is targeting sales of 1.3 million vehicles by 2015. Photo: Bloomberg

Wang Jiangwei, the head of China's largest and most profitable SUV maker, employs military discipline to take on global industry rivals.

9 Jul 2013 - 5:01am

Business Digest, February 2, 2013

Great Wall falls after CLSA cuts stock rating

Green light for 10 Shanghai IPOs

2 Feb 2013 - 4:25am

Briefs, October 26, 2012

Third-quarter earnings of Nexen plunged.

Shale gas auction attracts 152 bids

The mainland's second round of shale gas auctions drew 152 bids from 83 companies as non-state firms were allowed to take part for the first time. China, which has the world's biggest shale gas reserves, has yet to produce the fuel commercially. The blocks auctioned cover 20,002 square kilometres across eight provinces. Bloomberg  

26 Oct 2012 - 2:50am

Chinese carmakers jump – at expense of Japan

Brilliance Automotive workers build BMW sedans in Shenyang, Liaoning. Mainland carmakers may benefit from growing hostility to Japanese products. Photo: EPA

Chinese carmakers rose sharply in the Hong Kong market on Friday, on speculation that rising hostility to Japanese car brands in China will boost domestic sales.

5 Oct 2012 - 2:50pm

Great Wall expects to drive up sales 20pc

Great Wall Motor said it expects sales to rise 20 per cent this year, building on a 27.3 per cent gain last year to 462,679 vehicles and outstripping the 5.5 per cent growth in mainland passenger car sales for 2011.

Its latest sales projection is lower than the Hong Kong-listed carmaker's earlier target to sell 600,000 cars this year.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Geely to drive up exports as sales at home slow

Faced with slowing car sales at home, Geely Automobile plans to boost exports in the second half of the year, while rival carmaker Great Wall Motor says it may fall short of its sales target for the year.

23 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Great Wall Motor gets approval for IPO

Great Wall Motor, China's biggest maker of pickup trucks, received approval from the nation's securities regulator for its plan to sell as much as 10 per cent of its equity in an offering in Shanghai.

4 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Exports spur 33pc rise in Great Wall income

Great Wall Motor, the largest producer of sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and pick-up trucks on the mainland, posted a 33.3 per cent increase in net profit to 937 million yuan (HK$1.03 billion) for last year on strong export growth.

12 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Market volatility prompts detour for Great Wall IPO

Two major mainland carmakers appear to be taking different roads in response to recent A-share market volatility, with Great Wall Motor saying it may delay its listing plan in the domestic market while Beijing Automotive Industry Holding intends to push ahead with plans to sell shares this year.

4 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Great Wall Motor cuts sales target 8.3pc

Great Wall Motor, the mainland's largest maker of sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and pickup trucks, cut its annual sales target by 8.3 per cent as a result of delays in the introduction of new cars.

29 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Great Wall seeks up to HK$1.6b growth cash

Great Wall Motor, China's largest maker of pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, is raising as much as HK$1.608 billion as it seeks to expand product amid rising demand in the country.

The company is selling 151.07 million new shares at HK$10.65, a 9.75 per cent discount to its last closing price of HK$11.80 on Thursday.

Trading was suspended yesterday.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Great Wall ramps up economy car output

Great Wall Motor, the largest mainland maker of sport-utility vehicles and pick-up trucks, said it would make more economy cars this year to broaden its customer base.

29 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Great Wall net up 59pc

Great Wall Motor, the mainland's largest maker of sport-utility vehicles and pick-up trucks, said net profit for the year to December was 702.84 million, 59.4 per cent more than in 2005.

Earnings per share were 74 fen. The firm declared a final dividend of 16 fen per share. Turnover increased 29.1 per cent year on year to 4.91 billion yuan.

28 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Great Wall forms Russian venture

Great Wall Motor, the largest mainland maker of pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, will invest almost 100 million yuan to build cars in the Russian republic of Tatarstan, ending more than two years of negotiations.

3 Mar 2007 - 12:00am