Great Wall was founded in 1984. The company Great Wall initially produced only SUVs and did not produce passenger sedans until 2010. The company was a very successful pickup truck manufacturer, ranking first in the Chinese market as early as 1998.
Holding company Great Wall Motors Ltd. (Great Wall Motors) is one of China's largest automobile manufacturer. It consists of more than 10 subsidiaries involved in the production of cars, trucks and buses, as well as scientific research and experimental design developments.
Entering the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on December 15, 2003. Great Wall became the first private Chinese automobile manufacturer on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Great Wall began selling in Europe in 2006, offering small vans. Many of the 500 SUVs were shipped to Italy in 2006. Great Wall cars were first available in the Australian market in 2009. While Great Wall is exporting, nearly 70 percent of sales in 2009 came from central and western China.
In 2010, the Great Wall Haval H series became the most acquired SUVs in China. This series at that time included two separate models, Great Wall Haval H3 and Great Wall Haval H5.
European sales continued with the opening of a factory in Bulgaria in 2011, which assembled three different models. Production in 2011 reached 486,800 units of output.
In 2012, it was reported that the company only allows employees one day off per week and new employees undergo a very long training.
Great Wall products have become available in many countries of the world: Africa, Australia, Europe, where an assembly plant in Bulgaria provides duty-free access to the European Union, Melanesia, the Middle East, Russia, South America, South Asia, and the South Pacific.
In Europe in 2013, Great Wall Motors began to be present in Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Italy and the UK. In the future, the company also plans to expand and be present in Greece, Hungary, Poland and Austria.
The company pays great attention to the quality of its products. In confirmation of this, one of the leading enterprises in China in the field of mechanical engineering has been awarded many international prizes, and also has a number of internationally recognized quality certificates, including ISO 9001 of the International Organization for Standardization, Certificate of Copyright 2000, Certificate of the Accreditation Service of the United Kingdom, etc. d.
Currently, the company produces GW crossovers Hover, SUV SUVs; pickups; Buses special equipment. The engines produced by the plant are used not only to equip their own cars, but are also supplied to other Chinese vehicle manufacturers. With more than 10 factories and design centers in its arsenal, the company is constantly increasing its production capacity.