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Friday, September 18 2020 - 00:30
AsiaNet
GWM Announces Global Rollout Plan of P Series Pickup Trucks
BAODING, China, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

This new product lineup represents a key breakthrough for the automotive brand 
in international markets 

GWM (601633.SS/02333.HK), a world-renowned SUV and pickup manufacturer, has 
announced the global rollout plan of its P Series Pickup. This series, 
developed on the carmaker's new P71 platform, a production system fully 
compliant with a series of regulations for safety, emissions of global 
standards and designed for global markets in line with the mission to create 
intelligent products, is GWM's latest addition to its product lineup. 

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The P Series is a next-generation range of pickup trucks that integrate 
intelligent and safety features and is the most significant product update in 
its 23-year history of international sales. It is expected to help GWM enhance 
its international competitiveness and enter leading pickup markets. The 
official name of the range to be adopted in overseas markets will be announced 
at a later stage.

"Pickups are one of the most popular models in global markets as they are 
widely used in daily work and life. At a time when emerging technology is 
reshaping the world and the automobile industry is in a stage of 
transformation, we believe intelligent technology, connectivity and 
electrification are the future development trends for pickup segment," said 
Tony Sun, Deputy General Manager of GWM international. "As new technologies 
evolve, we believe this new lineup represents how we reimagine the future of 
the pickup segment."

In addition to maintaining basic loading capacity, vehicle performance will be 
enhanced in various respects, including the safety features, application of 
intelligent technology and the ability to navigate different terrain as well as 
drivers work, travel and go about their day-to-day activities. True 
multi-purpose pickups are expected to excel in four areas: driving comfort, 
leisure driving experience, load capacity and off-road performance. GWM's 
multi-purpose pickups integrate intelligent and safe design across every aspect 
of the driving experience, bringing new value-added experiences to drivers. 

P series is the first model developed on the latest P71 platform equipped with 
new technologies. Based on GWM's cutting-edge technology and innovative R&D 
capabilities on SUV models, as well as its 23-year global experience, GWM is 
dedicated to creating a new globally competitive pickup range by applying the 
latest technology on high-end SUV to pickups for the first time.

Intelligent safety design is at the core of the P series pickups and represents 
the application of GWM's new technologies. This pickup series is an extension 
to the current pickup truck category which is undergoing substantial 
technological upgrades. GWM expects to further develop in global markets by 
rolling out this series and to bring new experience to customers worldwide.

Emerging technologies are paving the way for the next generation of pickups as 
the automotive industry undergoes a rapid transformation. GWM seeks to lead 
this transformation with a focus on manufacturing quality and industry-leading 
technology. Since announcing the shift from a China-based automobile company to 
a global mobility technology company, GWM has invested in intelligent 
technology, connectivity, autonomous driving technology placing the 
manufacturer in a strong position to disrupt the existing global pickup market. 

About GWM 

GWM is a world-renowned SUV and pickup manufacturer. The firm listed on the 
Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2003 and the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2011. With 
four brands, including HAVAL, WEY, ORA and GWM Pickup, the carmaker produces 
both conventional and new energy vehicles and focuses on SUV and pickup truck 
category. GWM has independent support ability of the core parts, including 
engines and transmissions. As of the end of 2019, GWM had over 80 subsidiaries 
and employed nearly 60,000 staff worldwide. In 2019, the company recorded 4.497 
billion yuan (approx. US$663 million) in net profit. As of the end of 2019, the 
total assets of GWM are up to 113 billion yuan (approx. US$16.7 billion). In 
2019, GWM sold 1,058,648 new vehicles, an increase of 1.43% year on year, 
exceeding the one million mark for the fourth consecutive year.

For more information, please visit https://www.gwm-global.com/

SOURCE: GWM

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