Haval South Africa

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    On the 10th of October, the 2019 Top Technician Competition final, organized by HAVAL Motors South Africa was held in Johannesburg to pit the top technicians from dealer level against each other to select the top technicians representing the brand in SA. Three maintenance technicians, Hardus Vermaak from HAVAL Pinetown, Eldrich Laubscher and Bradley Wright from HAVAL EAST...

    On the 10th of October, the 2019 Top Technician Competition final, organized by HAVAL Motors South Africa was held in Johannesburg to pit the top technicians from dealer level against each other to select the top technicians representing the brand in SA.

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    On October 4th, cars.co.za, South Africa’s leading motoring website announced their 39 finalists (3 in each of 13 categories)  for the 2019/2020 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank.
    The finalists were selected out of 65 vehicles that Cars.co.za’s extended editorial team agreed were the best derivatives available in the South African new passenger vehicle market as...

    On October 4th, cars.co.za, South Africa’s leading motoring website announced their 39 finalists (3 in each of 13 categories) for the 2019/2020 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank.

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    Haval Motors South Africa has had a landmark year in the South African Motor Industry growing by 50% year on year for the first half of the year, being awarded a Gold award in the NADA dealer satisfaction awards and reaching the 1000 unit retail sales mark for two months on a trot in terms of NAMSA figures.
    What this means is that more and more South African motorists are...

    Haval Motors South Africa has had a landmark year in the South African Motor Industry growing by 50% year on year for the first half of the year, being awarded a Gold award in the NADA dealer satisfaction awards and reaching the 1000 unit retail sales mark for two months on a trot in terms of NAMSA figures.

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    During the Chengdu Motor Show 2019 kick off on September 5, Great Wall “P” series pickup released its "Super Five Star” Program. Based on the user-oriented principle, the program focuses on five aspects of super symbolism, super factory, super product, super service and super experience, so as to create a full-scenario pickup life style and accelerate the globalization process...

    During the Chengdu Motor Show 2019 kick off on September 5, Great Wall “P” series pickup released its "Super Five Star” Program.

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    On August 30th, Great Wall Motor’s had two celebrations in the form of the Chongqing Smart Factory Completion as well as the “P” Series Pickup Rollout Ceremony held in Yangchuan District, Chongqing. Hang Guo, the Deputy Secretary and the District Chief of the Yangchuan District Committee of Chongqing Municipality, Wei Jianjun, Chairman of Great Wall Motor and other leaders...

    On August 30th, Great Wall Motor’s had two celebrations in the form of the Chongqing Smart Factory Completion as well as the “P” Series Pickup Rollout Ceremony held in Yangchuan District, Chongqing.

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    2019 is a crucial year for the globalization of Great Wall Motors. Since the beginning of the year Great Wall Motors has taken measures for its globalization. In January, Great Wall Motors’ HAVAL Brand put forward the “5-2-1 Globalization Strategy”. In April, Wei Jianjun, Chairman of Great Wall Motors, was invited to attend The Second Belt and Road Forum for International...

    2019 is a crucial year for the globalization of Great Wall Motors. Since the beginning of the year Great Wall Motors has taken measures for its globalization.

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    On the 18th of August, Great Wall’s new P Series Pickup was officially launched, commencing the dawn of a new era of Chinese passenger pickups and further enhancing the company’s globalization strategy. Great Wall’s new P Series Pickup will be user-centered, aiming to be a pickup for everyone and for every situation through a “super product” offering, “superior levels of...

    Great Wall’s new P Series Pickup was officially launched, commencing the dawn of a new era of Chinese passenger pickups and further enhancing the company’s globalization strategy.

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    In a world of Sports Utility noise, with many brands and many variations of small to medium SUVs on offer to the South African motorist, the Haval H2 injects a breath of fresh air into this genre of motor vehicles that is somewhat over populated and has done so since its first introduction to the South African market in May 2017. Since the model’s SA launch, the Haval H2 sales...

    Haval unveils the future

    In a world of Sports Utility noise, with many brands and many variations of small to medium SUVs on offer to the South African motorist, the Haval H2 injects a breath of fresh air into this genre of motor vehicles that is somewhat over populated and has done so since its first introduction to the South African market in May 2017.

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    The first day of the 2019 Wesbank Festival of Motoring started with much fanfare and excitement as Haval Motors Southern Africa started the week long trade show with a press conference on their world class purpose built exhibition stand in the main pit building of the infamous Kyalami Grand Prix circuit just outside Johannesburg.
    South African media from a variety of platforms...

    The first day of the 2019 Wesbank Festival of Motoring started with much fanfare and excitement as Haval Motors Southern Africa started the week long trade show with a press conference on their world class purpose built exhibition stand in the main pit building of the infamous Kyalami Grand Prix circuit just outside Johannesburg.

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    Haval South Africa will exhibit at the 2019 Wesbank Festival of motoring for the third time in as many years after a year filled with huge milestones and accomplishments being reached and achieved by the leading Chinese Motor Vehicle manufacturer in South Africa.
    The 2019 exhibition promises to be another turn out for the books for China’s favourite SUV and bakkie brand as...

    Haval South Africa will exhibit at the 2019 Wesbank Festival of motoring for the third time in as many years after a year filled with huge milestones and accomplishments being reached and achieved by the leading Chinese Motor Vehicle manufacturer in South Africa.

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    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi. These words rang true when Haval Motor Southern Africa commenced their second leg of the 2019 Haval Outreach expedition. The first week was about the cars and the scenery that is the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga but the second leg will forever be remembered as the time Haval Motors SA sought to be the change...

    Giving back feels good

    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi. These words rang true when Haval Motor Southern Africa commenced their second leg of the 2019 Haval Outreach expedition.

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    Haval explores “The place of the Rising Sun”
    No, the Chinese SUV giant didn’t make a trip to Japan; “The place of the Rising Sun” is the name of one of South Africa’s most beautiful provinces, Mpumalanga, the setting for the 2019 Haval Outreach Expedition. The name means just that in Swazi, Zulu, Tsonga and Southern Ndebele, the place where the sun rises.
    The 2019 expedition...

    No, the Chinese SUV giant didn’t make a trip to Japan; “The place of the Rising Sun” is the name of one of South Africa’s most beautiful provinces, Mpumalanga, the setting for the 2019 Haval Outreach Expedition. The name means just that in Swazi, Zulu, Tsonga and Southern Ndebele, the place where the sun rises.

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    As the leading Chinese brand of SUV’s and Bakkies goes from strength to strength in the South African motor industry landscape in terms of sales and dealer infrastructure, the growing brand is not for one minute sitting back in terms of giving back to South Africa.
    Haval Motors SA recently hit a monthly sales record of over 960 units with combined bakkie and SUV retail sales,...

    As the leading Chinese brand of SUV’s and Bakkies goes from strength to strength in the South African motor industry landscape in terms of sales and dealer infrastructure, the growing brand is not for one minute sitting back in terms of giving back to South Africa.

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    On The evening of Thursday 6 June, the top brass of the South African Motor Industry congregated at the glass cathedral of vehicle asset finance that is the home of Wesbank for the annual NADA DSI awards. In layman’s terms, the National Automobile Dealers Association, dealer satisfaction index awards. The National Automobile Dealers' Association (NADA) is a professional body...

    Haval Goes for GOLD

    On The evening of Thursday 6 June, the top brass of the South African Motor Industry congregated at the glass cathedral of vehicle asset finance that is the home of Wesbank for the annual NADA DSI awards.

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    Saturday 1 June was somewhat of a special day for Haval Motors South Africa. May marked the brand’s second anniversary since they started trading in South Africa as a wholly owned subsidiary to founding company, Great Wall Motor Corporation. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, Haval/GWM invited their customers to a family day dubbed “The Haval-GWM Harvest Day” hosted at the...

    Saturday 1 June was somewhat of a special day for Haval Motors South Africa. May marked the brand’s second anniversary since they started trading in South Africa as a wholly owned subsidiary to founding company, Great Wall Motor Corporation.

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    This past weekend saw the area of Pelindaba known more for the nuclear power plant and the exquisite rocky outcrops as well as its picturesque beauty come alive with amateur athletes from all ages taking on the The LEGENDRUNNER event. Legend Runner is a spectacular and legendary obstacle Race catering for everyone of all ages and walks of life with 3 amazing distances to choose...

    This past weekend saw the area of Pelindaba known more for the nuclear power plant and the exquisite rocky outcrops as well as its picturesque beauty come alive with amateur athletes from all ages taking on the LEGENDRUNNER event.

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    Annually South Africa’s agricultural community makes their pilgrimage to Bothaville a small town in the Free State province of South Africa to attend the ever popular Nampo Harvest Festival. Haval Motor Southern Africa once again teamed up with their dealer in the area, Haval Klerksdorp owned and operated by Agenbag Motor Group, to showcase the latest range of Haval SUV models...

    Annually South Africa’s agricultural community makes their pilgrimage to Bothaville a small town in the Free State province of South Africa to attend the ever popular Nampo Harvest Festival.

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    The Belt and Road Initiative is an initiative between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the dominant transnational economic belt created in 2013. It covers countries and areas along the Silk Road and the Maritime Silk Road historically passing through mainland China, Central Asia, North and West Asia, the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean coast.
    On April 24...

    The Belt and Road Initiative is an initiative between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the dominant transnational economic belt created in 2013.

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    On April the 2nd, Great Wall Pickup officially revealed that their all new pickup series would be launched at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition on April 16th 2019. Great Wall Pickup also released two official pictures of the off-road version and said that this all new off-road pickup will be equipped as standard equipment with off-road specific...

    On April the 2nd, Great Wall Pickup officially revealed that their all new pickup series would be launched at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition on April 16th 2019.

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    Great Wall Pickup, the leader in the Chines pickup industry, made another big move recently. This all new Great Wall Pickup will officially break cover making its global debut at the upcoming Auto Shanghai to be held in April 2019 according to an informed source. The Chinese powerhouse released a series of photos of a new pickup model online. These images show that the new...

    This all new Great Wall Pickup will officially break cover making its global debut at the upcoming Auto Shanghai to be held in April 2019 according to an informed source.

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    “Haval is not just another Brand, we are very customer orientated, as we truly understand that without happy customers, we simply don’t have a business.” This was the opening line to the welcome message from National Sales Manager, Tyrone Alberts when he addressed the Western Cape Haval and GWM owners at the recently held owners weekend for the area.
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    “Haval is not just another Brand, we are very customer orientated, as we truly understand that without happy customers, we simply don’t have a business.”

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    GWM made its debut in the South Africa pick up market in March 2007. For the past 12 years, the GWM brand has gathered fans with our highly affordable and superb quality Single and Double Cab bakkies. The GWM brand has grown consistently over the years and so has our product range. We are now proud of a stable sporting an urban SUV and four different Steed models with multiple...

    GWM made its debut in the South Africa pick up market in March 2007. For the past 12 years, the GWM brand has gathered fans with our highly affordable and superb quality Single and Double Cab bakkies.

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    One world, One Haval!
    That is the new mission statement of China’s leading SUV manufacturer Haval. What does this new mission statement mean? Well the answer is simple; the Company has its eyes firmly set on globalization of the brand. Haval is already an International Brand and recently reached the impressive milestone of 5 million cumulative units sold but being...

    That is the new mission statement of China’s leading SUV manufacturer Haval.

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    HAVAL global cumulative sales have exceeded 5 Million units.
    On January 13, with the theme of “Leading in China, Aiming for the world”, the HAVAL Global 5-million-sales Celebration Ceremony and Global Strategic Conference was held at the HAVAL R&D Center in Baoding. HAVAL owners, Chinese and foreign experts, partners and over 500 media from all over the world gathered to...

    HAVAL owners, Chinese and foreign experts, partners and over 500 media from all over the world gathered to share HAVAL’s success and joy at the company reaching the Global 5-million-sales cumulative sales mark and witness the release of the“521” Globalization Strategic Blueprint of the SUV powerhouse, a map of the future plans to increase the brands global footprint.

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    GWM showcases an all new GWM Pickup Truck with clear intentions of being a global LCV leader.
    On September 28th, GWM Pickup Truck announced China’s leading LCV brand’s determination to reach its goal of being in the top three LCV brands in the world. At the launch event, Great Wall Motors announced its vision of being “China’s No. 1 pickup brand, building No. 1 choice for...

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    2018 Haval Outreach Expedition a Huge Success
    15 October 2018, Midrand – The 2018 Haval Outreach Expedition, which concluded in Cape Town on 4 October, was a resounding success. The journey, which stretched nearly 4 500km along the east coast of South Africa was completed by a convoy of two Haval H9’s, two Haval H6C’s, a Haval H2 and a GWM Steed 5E as the back-up...

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    GWM Steed 5E completes Epic Journey around South Africa
    11 October 2018, Cape Town – GWM’s Steed 5E has just completed a journey of almost 4 500km along the east coast of South Africa. On 20 September a convoy of two Haval H9’s, two Haval H6C’s, a Haval H2 and the GWM Steed 5E set off on the 2018 Haval Outreach Expedition that culminated in Cape Town on 3 October.
    Starting in...

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    Haval Outreach Expedition concludes in Cape Town
    09 October 2018, Cape Town – After a journey spanning nearly 4 500km, the 2018 Haval Outreach Expedition reached its final stop in Cape Town, marking the end of an epic journey for the team.
    After 15 days and ten stopovers the expedition made its way to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost point of the continent, to celebrate the...

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    Haval Outreach Expedition arrives in the Windy City
    02 October 2018, Port Elizabeth – The 2018 Haval Outreach Expedition recently arrived in the windy city of Port Elizabeth, marking the 7th stop on the journey.
    The six vehicles in the convoy joined up with a group of nearly 40 local Haval customers and the entire group made their way to the Haval dealership in Port...

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    Haval Outreach Expedition arrives in East London
    01 October 2018, East London – The 2018 Haval Outreach Expedition recently wound its way into East London. The convoy is on a two-week journey that started in Johannesburg and has been making its way down the east coast of South Africa.
    Upon arrival the convoy was welcomed by Haval East London who hosted a cocktail evening for...

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    2018 Haval South Africa Outreach Expedition arrives in Eastern Cape
    27 September 2018, Coffee Bay – The 2018 Haval Outreach Expedition is making its way from Johannesburg to Cape Town along the east coast of South Africa. After a quick stop in the Kruger National Park, the convoy turned south and headed for Sodwana.
    In Sodwana, the two 4x4 H9’s in the group had the...

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    Haval South Africa: giving back where its needed most
    26 September 2018, Midrand – Haval South Africa is taking huge strides in the local market – not only with its vehicles, but also by getting involved with local communities and non-profit organisations.
    This week Haval donated much-needed equipment and supplies to Wylie House Child and Youth Care Centre in Durban, KZN....

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    Haval South Africa opens new dealership in Shelly Beach
    26 September 2018, Shelly Beach – Haval South Africa has opened a new dealership located on Izotsha road in Shelly Beach, KZN. The 2018 Haval South Africa Outreach Expedition convoy stopped at the new dealership as the six vehicles made their way through the area, giving media and staff the opportunity to see the...

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    Haval Outreach Expedition kicks off in Johannesburg

    Refined luxury
    Advanced Safety
    Superior Comfort

    25 September 2018, Midrand – The 2018 Haval Outreach Expedition kicked off in Johannesburg earlier this month with a convoy of two Haval H9s, two Haval H6Cs one Haval H2 and a GWM Steed 5E as the support vehicle. The journey runs from 20 September to 4 October and will...

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    Haval H9 named as semi-finalist in prestigious Cars.co.za consumer awards

    Luxury features
    Competitive pricing
    Impressive performance

    12 September 2018, Midrand – Scarcely a month after its introduction to the local market, the Haval H9 has been named as one of only five semi-finalists in the Adventure SUV category of the 2018 Cars.co.za consumer awards.
    Haval is...

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    Haval Motors South Africa launches new H9

    Fearless attitude and performance
    Space and safety
    Comfort and style

    30 August 2018, Midrand – Haval, the professional SUV division of GWM, is breaking new ground with the introduction of its first four-wheel drive model on local shores.
    Joining the South African range of its two-wheel drive small SUV derivatives, the 1.5-litre...

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    PHIL SIMMONS IS APPOINTED AS DESIGN DIRECTOR OF HAVAL
    Phil Simmons is appointed as the new Design Director and VP of Haval, in this position, he will be leading the design studio in Baoding, where the brand headquarters are located, as well as the advanced design studio in Shanghai.
    The main tasks of the new leader are to build a world-class design team and create the unique...

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    Haval Motors South Africa impresses in 1st NADA Awards

    Haval earns bronze medal in NADA Dealer Satisfaction Index Awards

    19 July 2018, Port Elizabeth - Haval, the professional SUV division of GWM, has made its competitors sit up and take notice after earning a bronze medal in the 2018 National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) Awards –...

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    2018 BRICS Summit backed by Haval Motors South Africa

    Haval is the official vehicle sponsor to the 201­8 BRICS Summit

    18 July 2018, Pretoria - From China to South Africa – professional SUV brand Haval and the 10th BRICS summit starting in Sandton in less than a week, represent the China-to-South-Africa-theme in more ways than one.
    Last year the 2017 BRICS summit was held...

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    Acceleration of the NEV Strategy - Joint Venture Contract Signed by GWM and BMW[Beijing/Berlin July 10, 2018] Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presided over the fifth round of Chinese-German inter-governmental consultation in Berlin. Witnessed by Chinese and German government officials, the joint venture contract is entered into between Great Wall...

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    HOW HAVAL SCORED INSTANT APPLAUSE
    Excellence is seldom instant and immediate. Especially in the auto world.
    But there are a couple of exceptions, including Haval – the luxury sub-brand of GWM. We'll get there in just a minute.
    Now anyone old enough might remember that when Japanese cars first started going global five or so decades ago, they were hardly met with universal...

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    HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY HAVAL!
    Five hundred percent. Yes 500.
    That's how much Haval retail sales have increased in SA in a scant 10 months, with the brand having launched here almost precisely one year ago.
    So, yes, we might live in an age of euphemism and hyperbole. An age where even a moderately good hamburger is dubbed “legendary.”
    Even so, there's no denying that Haval's...

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    HAVAL: A SUPER SAFE PLACE TO BE ON CRAZY SA ROADS
    The statistics are in, and they confirm what most of us already know: South African roads are a dangerous place to be indeed – although not if you're in a Haval. More of which in a minute.
    Last year 14 050 people died in crashes on our roads, according to the Road Traffic Management Corporation. And the Automobile Association...

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    HAVAL IS ON THE MOVE – LITERALLY!
    The eagle-eyed and inquisitive might have noticed a flurry of activity around  Haval and GWM's massive parts warehouse in Durban – what with loaded trucks leaving the premises, signaling “good-bye” to this facility. A facility that has done sterling duty for over a decade.
    And – before we go any further – remember that the two companies are...

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    HAVAL'S NOW PART OF THE GREAT RUGBY-PLAYING SA LIFESTYLE
    With simply phenomenal sales since its launch in South Africa less than a year ago, Haval is fast becoming a fixture on the Mzansi landscape  –  and now it has firmly cemented itself into the SA lifestyle, more of which in a minute.
    Indeed, customers have been downright rapturous about models such as the H2 and the H6...

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    HAVAL: THE COMPANY TO WATCH ACCORDING TO CAR MAGAZINE
    To say that Haval is “massive” in its Chinese home market is an understatement. Rather like saying that Usain Bolt is a “fairly brisk” runner.
    After all, it sells over a million SUVs per annum in China. A million!
    And now Haval's fast gaining global applause – including here in South Africa where it has just garnered the...

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    HAVAL: NOW OFFICIALLY A GLOBALLY RECOGNISED AND REVERED GIANT
    Here in South Africa, Haval is fast becoming an acclaimed purveyor of world-beating SUVs.
    Indeed, from the moment the H2 hit the local market around the middle of last year, buyers have been queuing outside Haval's rapidly expanding network of dealerships (more of which in a minute) to lay their hands on this...

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    PEAK' PERFORMANCE – HAVAL OWNERS' CLUB TAKES TO THE 'BERG
    We live in one of the most beautiful countries on earth. If not the most beautiful. And that's a fact.
    Speaking of beautiful, Haval's products have been garnering acclaim and sales for, well, their sleek styling – not to mention everything from brilliant build quality to performance to refinement, and magic-carpet-like...

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    Haval Motors SA: New Staff
    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Miss Kyleigh Smith in the position of Assistant Marketing & PR Manager as of Monday 15 January 2018.
    With a few years of marketing and PR experience behind her; we believe that Kyleigh will add great value to the Brand with her positive contribution towards our ongoing sales, marketing and brand...

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    OH WE ARE GROWING! HAVAL'S DEALERSHIP FOOTPRINT BLOOMS
    Haval. You really should get used to the name – if you aren't already, what with the H2 and then the H6 C SUV's garnering massive media attention following their respective launches, while the yet larger more, more luxurious upcoming H9 promises much for mid-2018.
    You see, Haval is here to stay.
    Now, of course, every...

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    WESBANK AND HAVAL MOTORS TEAM UP IN SOUTH AFRICA
    22 NOVEMBER 2017: WesBank, a division of First Rand Bank Limited, has concluded an agreement with Haval Motors South Africa to provide finance products for the brand’s expanding customer base in South Africa.
    The Chinese vehicle manufacturer Great Wall Motors (GWM) has traded in South Africa since 2007 and the brand has grown...

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    HAVAL brings you more - HAVAL H2 gets 5-star ANCAP rating
    Customer safety is paramount to the continued development of Haval as a global brand and this recognised by ANCAP (Australian New Car Assessment Program) which rewarded Haval with a 5 Star for the Haval H2 with Dual Frontal, Side and Curtain airbags.
    This 5 Star rating, announced on 30th OCT, with an overall score:...

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    New Haval H6 Passes the Most Rigorous Rollover Test
    On October 13, 2017, the most rigorous open rollover test for a Chinese SUV was carried out in the Real Car Collision Laboratory of the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) in Tianjin for the first time. New Haval H6, meeting all the indicators, manifests its superior safety performance as a SUV...

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    HEAVENLY HAVAL
    Does the new Haval H2 live up to the hype? No.
    But read on – don't stop here.
    You see, few, if any, auto brands have hit the market to such a compelling round of applause as has Haval – the luxury sub-brand of GWM.
    And probably no previously unknown nameplate has ever had quite the reception that this Chinese brand enjoyed with its H2 compact SUV just a few...