About Great Wall Motors
Sow much, reap much
When you buy a Great Wall pick-up, you’re buying more than 30 years of proven manufacturing expertise. We were first established in China in 1976 and since then Great Wall has become one of the world’s fastest growing manufacturers. We operate in more than 120 countries across Europe, Asia and Australia. Our current annual production capacity is just over half a million vehicles and we are on target to double this by 2015. We have achieved this spectacular growth because we offer our customers more than they get elsewhere. We invest it in what counts. More value. More support. More pick-up for your money. And now, for the first time, Irish customers can experience Great Wall for themselves.
The more you learn, the more places you’ll go
Driven by our philosophy of ‘improving little by little everyday’ and with 5,000 dedicated research and development professionals, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our vehicles. We invest in advanced robotics and assembly systems and foster alliances with the world’s leading component manufacturers, including Ricardo UK, Delphi, Valeo and Borg Warner. We test in the most demanding environments on earth, including this years Dakar Rally, in which we ranked 7th overall.
By 2015 we will have production capacity of 1.5 million vehicles per annum.
Great Wall fact 2 – We are present in over 100 countries world wide…
Our vehicles are sold in over 100 different countries around the world. Currently, our overseas sales showrooms number over 800.
Great Wall fact 3 – We’ve been the number 1 Chinese pick-up for 15 years…
We have been the best-selling pick-up in China every year since 1998.
Great Wall fact 4 – We employ thousands of people world wide…
Great Wall Motors employs over 48,000 people in China alone.
Great Wall fact 5 – We are industry leaders in China…
We are China’s largest SUV and Pick-up manufacturer.
Great Wall fact 6 – Our newest manufacturing facility covers more area than 504 football pitches…
Our Tianjin manufacturing facility is 3.6 million square meters.
Great Wall fact 7 – The Steed is a best seller…
The Steed has one third of market share in China. Over 700,000 have been sold to date.
Great Wall fact 8 – We’ve tried, tested and proven our worth off-road…
In one of the world’s most gruelling automotive tests, the 2012 Dakar Rally, Great wall finished the race in a notable sixth place.
Great Wall fact 9 – Our dedication to R&D has not gone unnoticed…
Our 2.0 VGT Engine which is used in the Steed pick-up won the “Most Advanced Engine of the Year” award in China.
Great Wall fact 10 – We only work with the best…
We have established strategic alliances with international suppliers, such as Bosch, Delphi and Ricardo.
Here’s an introduction to Great Wall Motor. Learn more about this ever-expanding company.April 2012: Great Wall at Dakar Rally 2012
Watch highlights from the 8,000 km, 13 stage, South American Rally, as Great Wall achieves 7th overall place, in the worlds toughest rally, also known as the ‘Journey of Death’!January 2012: LAMMA SHOW
Great Wall attends the UK’s premier agricultural machinery show, at Newark, Nottinghamshire. See what prospective customers have to say about the new Steed at its first public showing.
2011: Great Wall Company Profile
Witness the ambition of Great Wall Motor Company first hand. Great Wall’s 2011 company profile shows our new state-of-the-art plant at Tianjin and previews products under development, demonstrating that our spectacular growth to date is merely a taste of things to come.
2007: Great Wall Company Profile
The History of Great Wall up to 2007, when the company first entered the European market and Steed successfully launched in Italy.