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Haval H2s revealed in Guangzhou, Australian potential unclear

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Haval H2s revealed in Guangzhou, Australian potential unclear

The Haval H2s has been revealed at the Guangzhou motor show, possibly previewing a pending update for the Chinese brand's smallest model...

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Great Wall reveals WEY luxury SUV brand: Not on the cards for Australia, yet
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Great Wall reveals WEY luxury SUV brand: Not on the cards for Australia, yet

Chinese car maker Great Wall, parent company of SUV brand Haval, has just lifted the wraps off its new luxury-focused SUV brand named WEY. Named after the company's chairman, Wei Jianjun, WEY will be aimed primarily at cashed-up young buyers in China when it launches in its home market in the second quarter of next year...


2017 Haval H6 Lux Review
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2017 Haval H6 Lux Review

Read the full review here. The 2017 Haval H6 has its work cut out for it. It's the Chinese brand's fourth SUV model to launch here in Australia, joining the compact H2, large H8 and seven-seat H9 that arrived a year ago. Now, the mid-size H6 has the tough job of trying to break into one of our biggest selling segments and take on the big players like the Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4 and Nissan X-Trail...


2017 Haval H6 Lux review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2017 Haval H6 Lux review

The Haval H6 offers a luxury interior and impressive list of included features at a competitive price. But is that enough to counteract its shortcomings?


2017 Haval H6 pricing and specs
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2017 Haval H6 pricing and specs

The Haval H6 medium SUV launched in Australia this week, giving the company’s local arm an answer to the Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson and Toyota RAV4. Billed as a “next generation” of Haval product, the H6 is taking it up to the segment’s major players with a new styling language, improved value and better driving dynamics...


2017 Haval H6 Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2017 Haval H6 Review

The Haval H6 is the Chinese company's most competitive offer yet...

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$31,990 - $34,990

Haval details plug-in hybrid future
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Haval details plug-in hybrid future

SUV maker Haval has presented its new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) system, which the Chinese company claims will sip less than three litres per 100 kilometers. After only recently declaring that diesel engine technology has “reached its zenith”, the company has handed down fresh details of the plug-in hybrid powertrain that drives its new HB-02 SUV concept...


2016 Haval H2, H8, H9 prices cut for stocktake sale
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2016 Haval H2, H8, H9 prices cut for stocktake sale

SUV-focussed brand Haval has announced significant drive-away price cuts across its entire Australian range this week as part of a 2016 model-year stocktake sale. Haval, a branch of Chinese car maker Great Wall Motors, launched here late last year with the ambitious long-term goal of becoming Australia's best-selling SUV brand...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Haval says diesel has 'reached its zenith', has no plans to offer it
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Haval says diesel has 'reached its zenith', has no plans to offer it

Haval has ruled out adopting diesel engines in the future, saying the technology has already “reached its zenith” and that petrol and electrification has all the upside. Instead, all future models from the Chinese SUV brand will use turbocharged petrol engines. Additionally, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and full electric offerings are claimed to be due in the “very near future”...


Haval H9 gets 'surprise' four-star ANCAP rating
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Haval H9 gets 'surprise' four-star ANCAP rating

Crash safety watchdog ANCAP this week awarded the Haval H9 large SUV a four-star rating, a score that has surprised and disappointed the new-to-market Chinese company. The four-star result came from local testing — the first independent safety rating of the H9 in the world...


Haval HB-02, HR-02 SUV concepts preview future styling
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Haval HB-02, HR-02 SUV concepts preview future styling

Chinese SUV brand Haval has unveiled a pair of new concepts, intended to preview the company’s future styling direction. The show cars, dubbed HB-02 and HR-02, appear to feature different stages of production readiness, with the white HR-02 wearing a look more in-line with the brand’s current styling...


2016 Haval H9 Lux Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Haval H9 Lux Review

The Haval H9 proves that the Chinese can build a decent SUV with solid bang for buck, but they've still got plenty to learn about the prestige market.

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$46,490 - $50,990

2017 Haval H7 set for Australian launch next year
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2017 Haval H7 set for Australian launch next year

Chinese SUV company Haval expects to launch its new H7 SUV in Australia by the second half of 2017, the company's local arm has confirmed with CarAdvice today. Signalling the importance of the Australian market in Haval’s global expansion, ours will be the first right-hand-drive region to get the H7...


Haval H2 price cut to $24,990 driveaway
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Haval H2 price cut to $24,990 driveaway

The entry level Haval H2 has been given a limited-time price cut in a move to stimulate both customer interest, and by extension sales. The Chinese company’s so-called “premium SUV” competitor to the likes of the Mazda CX-3 and Mitsubishi ASX is now retailing for $24,990 driveaway in Haval H2 Premium front-drive guise with a six-speed manual transmission...


Haval diesel and higher-output petrol engines in the works
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Haval diesel and higher-output petrol engines in the works

Chinese SUV brand Haval says its commitment to the export market will see it fund and develop a range of new higher-output petrol and new diesel engines to better compete in markets such as Australia. The Chinese brand launched its fifth dealer in Australia last week with the opening of the Performax-Haval centre in North Lakes, north of Brisbane...


Haval interested in local R&D centre in Australia
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Haval interested in local R&D centre in Australia

Chinese SUV brand Haval is interested in potentially setting up a local research and development centre in Australia as part of its ambitious long-term global export strategy...


Haval Australia targeting 20 national dealers and 3000 sales in 2016
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Haval Australia targeting 20 national dealers and 3000 sales in 2016

Chinese SUV brand Haval launched its fifth dealer in Australia last week with the opening of its flagship store in North Lakes, 45 minutes north of the Brisbane CBD. The first Queensland dealer joins the existing networks in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Geelong, with Haval planning to have somewhere between 20 to 25 dealers set up before the end of the year...


2016 Haval New Cars
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2016 Haval New Cars

Details of the new and updated Haval models launching in Australia in 2016. H6 - Q2 The three-SUV Haval range, which comprises the H2, H8 and H9 at present, will expand in the second quarter of 2016 to include the H6 ‘coupe’. The slick, Range Rover Evoque-esque H6 mid-sized SUV shows the company (China's largest SUV maker) remains set on moving ever further upmarket...


2016 Haval H9 Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2016 Haval H9 Review

The Haval H9 sits atop the Chinese SUV-maker's range. Can it match the likes of Ford's Everest?

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$46,490 - $50,990