Great Wall Starts New EV Brand In China

New EV Brand In China

Great Wall Motors adds an EV brand to its lineup

Great Wall Motors lags behind when it comes to New Energy Vehicles (NEVs). They could have solved that by adding a bunch of electrics to their exiting Haval and WEY brands.

But that wouldn’t be the Chinese way, would it? Nope it would not. The Chinese way is adding a new brand, so that’s just what they did.

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Haval H4 Debuts On The 2017 Guangzhou Auto Show

Haval H4

More Haval madness! This red lightning is the new Haval H4, as it debuted on the 2017 Guangzhou Auto Show. The car on show was the Red Label version, a Blue Label variant will be launched later. The H4 looks nice but very similar any other new Haval.

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New Haval H6 Coupe Launched On The 2017 Guangzhou Auto Show

Haval H6 Coupe

The new Haval H6 Coupe debuted on the 2017 Guangzhou Auto Show. The car on show is the Red Label version, the Blue Label variant will be launched later. It was called the ‘New H6 Coupe’, indicating it is the coupe version of the new H6.

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Ha! Another Haval

Haval H6

There we go again. This new Haval was seen near the exhibition hall of the 2017 Guangzhou Auto Show where it will debut on Friday. It has a red Haval badge so it a Red Label car. At the back it has an H6 badge, but it isn’t an H6. So it is likely a variant of the H6.

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You Cannot Make This Up: The H4c Is Yet Another Haval SUV For China

Haval H4c

Does it ever stop? It seems it won’t. Yesterday we explained in some detail how Haval is launching too many cars in the same price and size range. The reason was the arrival of the Haval H4. Today, one day later, we have news of yet another new Haval.

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Oh No Not Another One Again: This Is The Haval H4 SUV For China

Haval H4

What do you do when you are a Chinese car maker that already sells too many cars that are far too similar in price in size? So many indeed that customers are totally confused and dealers park them outside on the pavement because they don’t have enough space inside?

Haval has the answer: add more cars. And they are doing just that with the new Haval H4. I will debut later this week in the Guangzhou Auto Show. Naturally, one H4 is not enough. So there are two: the H4 Red Label ad seen above and the H4 Blue label as seen below:

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This Is The New WEY VV6 SUV From China

WEY VV6

This is the new WEY VV6, a new SUV that will be positioned between the WEY VV5 and the WEY VV7. The VV6 is based on the same platform as the VV5, but it is 12.3 centimeters longer. All the extra length is added behind the C-pillar. Wheelbase didn’t change.

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WEY XEV Concept Debuts On The Frankfurt Motor Show

WEY XEV Concept Debuts On The Frankfurt Motor Show

WEY debuted their new XEV electric concept car on the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The XEV previews a future compact sporty crossover.

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WEY P8 Hybrid Launched On The Frankfurt Auto Show

WEY P8 Hybrid Launched On The Frankfurt Auto Show

The WEY P8 is a plug-in hybrid SUV based on the WEY VV7. It is the production version of the Pi4 VV7c concept that debuted last April in Shanghai.

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One Minute Walk-around: The Haval H9 SUV From China

Today in One Minute Walk-around the The Haval H9, the largest SUV of the Haval brand, which is owned by China’s Great wall Motors. It is a massive car with a giant grille, side bars, and an off-road ready look.

The Haval H9 is 4.8 meters long and comes in 5 and seven-seat variants. There are two engines available: a 2.0 turbo diesel with 192 hp and a 2.0 turbo petrol with 252 hp. Haval is still working on a 3.0 twin-turbo V6 version that will have a massive 292 horses. We have been hearing about this engine for a year or so, but it still doesn’t seem finished yet. Price of the current lineup ranges from $31,000 and ends at $42,000 (prices in U.S. dollars converted from Chinese yuan).