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GA8

As the masterwork that pools international intelligence and resource and is developed by GAC MOTOR for 5 years, GA8 representing China's highest car manufacturing standard provides top-class experience and service for steady, wise and deliberate leaders. Forge ahead with original intention; shine in global market with own style! GA8's consummate technology and design highlight extraordinary taste; intelligent and advanced technologies help you seek forward-looking ability; cosy and exclusive space incubates excellent decision-making ability; international leading powertrain provides you with driving power.
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EnSpirit

EnSpirit is a plug-in hybrid crossover concept developed by GAC Engineering. The forward-leaning stance, iconic fastback and soft top convertible bring unique vigor into this new energy vehicle. Younger generation in Internet era start to enjoy the crossover lifestyle brought by multiple professions, meanwhile, EnSpirit combines the best of sedan, SUV and convertible together, which fulfills the need for diversification, while proposing an attitude of freedom, progress and fun.
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GS7

GS7 is a new 5-seat mid-sized SUV developed by GAC Group based on G-CPMA. GS7 is designed with a vigorous stance and comfortable driving experience.The front face of GS7 is dominant. The original matrix LED headlights and C-shaped DRLs with “Flying Dynamic 2.0” grills make the design delicate and impressive. The wheelbase of GS7 is set at 2720mm, leading to a powerful stance. The upward turning character line, robust D-pillar and neat molding treatment together visually increase the strength of the car. The cubic volume with “Flaming Bright Red” paint highlights the sportiness of GS7.
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GE3

GE3 is the first electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform by GAC Engineering. It is the blockbuster of GAC Group’s new energy vehicle strategy. With a hi-tech, trendy and vigorous image, GE3 symbolizes a green and clean lifestyle, and it will bring new possibilities to future mobility.GE3 has a clean“low-poly”shaped design. LED headlights are integrated into the “Flying Dynamic” family grill. The headlight, fog-lights and grills are designed with low-poly shaped elements, where variety of triangular forms bring clean and technological feeling to the whole design. The wheelbase of GE3 is set at 2560mm, which perfectly balances sportiness and comfort. The rear design of GE3 shows infinite possibilities of new energy vehicle by symbolizing the number “∞” in the taillight design.
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January 19,2017

INTERNATIONAL CAR PARTS SUPPLIERS COOPERATION WITH GAC MOTOR

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January 19,2017

GAC MOTOR CATCHES EYES AT NAIAS

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January 11,2017

GS7 MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT

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January 11,2017

GE3 AND ENSPIRIT MAKE GLOBAL DEBUT

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January 10,2017

GAC MOTOR SHOWS UP IN 2017 NAIAS

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EnSpirit Make Global Debut on 2017 NAIAS

Plug-in hybrid crossover concept car,EnSpirit

Wheel hub of EnSpirit

GAC MOTOR's first pure-electric vehicle,GS3

Interior design of GE3

5-seat mid-sized SUV,GS7

Double U-shaped tunnel-type LED combination tail lamp of GS7

GS7 Make Global Debut on 2017 NAIAS

Longitudinal matrix LED headlamp of GS7

Superior,elegant and comfortable interior design of EnSpirit

Comfortable interior of GE3

GE3 Make Global Debut on 2017 NAIAS

Wheel hub of GE3

Comfortable and elegant interior style of GS7

Front face of GS7

Interior design of GS7

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January 19,2017

INTERNATIONAL CAR PARTS SUPPLIERS COOPERATION WITH GAC MOTOR

  As 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is well under way, GAC MOTOR, the first Chinese brand into the main exhibit hall in a century-long history of NAIAS, initially launched three brand new models, namely, plug-in hybrid crossover concept car EnSpirit, "5-seat mid-sized SUV" GS7, and "electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform" GE3, GA8 for middle-class elites, new-energy powertrain GMC transmission and 1.5ATK engine with the world's leading level, comprehensively displaying GAC MOTOR's innovative achievements in R&D, design, manufacturing and other fields.

  With the rapid systematization of product layout and constantly increasing market competitiveness, GAC MOTOR starts gaining high attention from the world. At the show, heads of numerous top international car parts suppliers including Continental AG, TRW, Aisin Seiki, Denso Corporation, Michelin, KSS, Yanfeng North America, Adient and LG showed up and were profuse in praise for GAC MOTOR's design and manufacturing levels on a par with international class. As the primary suppliers of GAC MOTOR, they expressed their intention of establishing more comprehensive and deeper strategic cooperation and forming strategic allies with GAC MOTOR so as to deepen their cooperation in parts supply, product development, technology sharing, cost control and market development, and jointly seek for wider market space.

  Top international parts suppliers visit GAC MOTOR's booth and praise Made in China

  On the first day of NAIAS, Mr. Florent Menegaux, Chief Operating Officer of Michelin, came at GAC MOTOR's exhibition hall and experienced its new products with great interest. "GS7 is quite stylish, with very dynamical outlines, exquisite interior and practical configurations. It will rock in the market in the future." Mr. Florent said so excitedly after experiencing GS7. Later, Mr. Florent had an in-depth discussion with GAC MOTOR General Manager Yu Jun, and said that he's very glad to see GAC MOTOR's gratifying achievement and very honored that Michelin witnessed its growth, and it is the trust and recognition of Michelin. Michelin attaches great importance to the cooperation with GAC MOTOR, and will continue to provide it with high-quality tyres, supports and supply, cost control and better services.


(Michelin COO Florent Menegaux hopes to establish closer strategic cooperation with GAC MOTOR)

  Peter Lake, a member of ZF-TRW's Board of Management, visited GAC MOTOR's exhibition hall together with his group, took a close look at its three debuts, spoke highly of the internationalized quality and marveled at the brand's unbelievably fast development. Later Mr. Lake had a deep exchange with GAC MOTOR General Manager Yu Jun and expressed that ZF-TRW would carry out a more comprehensive and deepened cooperation with GAC MOTOR in terms of product development, quality control, production supply and market development to provide consumers with better and more reliable products and render full support to GAC MOTOR's development.


(Picture of TRW BU President Peter Lake, his group, GAC MOTOR General 

Manager Yu Jun, and Deputy General Manager Zhan Songguang)


  At the show, Yasumori Ihara, President of Aisin Seiki, also visited GAC MOTOR's exhibition hall with his team and was very surprised after visiting multiple products, saying that GAC MOTOR's products are absolutely up to international standards. President Yasumori Ihara held the opinion that GAC MOTOR did not lower its strict requirements on products and quality even under the conditions of soaring sales, which is very rare in global auto industry. At the same time, he said Aisin Seiki would support GAC MOTOR's development with all strength, promised that they will strengthen the cooperation with GAC MOTOR in the future to ensure development progress and supply quality products, based on which the cost will be more competitive and they will do their best to promote GAC MOTOR's development.


(Picture of Aisin Seiki President Yasumori Ihara, his team, GAC MOTOR 

General Manager Yu Jun, and Deputy General Manager Zhan Songguang)


  In addition, heads of many international suppliers such as DENSO North America, LG, Yanfeng North America and Continental AG also paid a visit to GAC MOTOR's exhibition hall and had in-depth conversation with GAC MOTOR General Manager Yu Jun. During their discussion, General Manager Yu Jun gave a detailed introduction to the development and future planning of GAC MOTOR and expressed his appreciation to the support of international suppliers. The quality-first brand development concept of GAC MOTOR is highly identified with those supplier magnates who genuinely felt delighted and admired for the fast development and great achievement made by GAC MOTOR in recent years, and expressed their intention of establishing comprehensive and deepened strategic cooperation with the brand to jointly build world-class GAC MOTOR brand.

  Stick to quality-first principle and work together for the establishment of strategic alliance

  At this show, heads of many top international auto suppliers visited GAC MOTOR's exhibition hall, which not only fully proved GAC MOTOR's strength rivaling world-class brands but also manifested the industry's highly recognition of GAC MOTOR's image as an international brand. As the inner strength improvement of self-developed/self-owned brands, in fact, along with wide market demands, these brands have ushered in good opportunities for development. By accurately observing market trends and keeping very powerful increase, GAC MOTOR sold over 380,000 automobiles (a 96% YOY growth) in 2016 and had a compound annual growth rate of 85% for 6 straight years, making its development speed and profitability rank top among Chinese auto brands. According to J.D.Power's IQS report, GAC MOTOR continued outperforming other Chinese brands, recorded four titles in a row and further promoted to the 5th place in total ranking, rivaling internationally excellent brands in terms of quality performance.

  In Yu Jun's view, quality is core to win over market and promote brand. Through a couple of years of exploration and innovation, GAC MOTOR has gradually built up a whole-life-cycle quality management system concerning design, manufacturing, sales and after-sales, ensuring GAC MOTOR's world-class and international quality. This is inseparable from the efforts and full support of all suppliers.

  According to Yu Jun, the construction of a supply chain ecosphere with high quality, complete system, world-advanced class and synchronization with GAC MOTOR is the primary guarantee for the leaping development of GAC MOTOR, which also determines the brand's future. For the future, GAC MOTOR will continue its persistence of quality-first development concept, further deepen its strategic cooperation with international partners, constantly improve whole process management of quality, and continue to enhance its core competitiveness. In 2017, GAC MOTOR will launch more highly competitive models, including GS7 and GM8, challenge the sales objective of 500,000 units, strive for 1 million production-sale scale by 2020, and build world-class GAC MOTOR brand.

January 19,2017

GAC MOTOR CATCHES EYES AT NAIAS

  2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) was unveiled on January 9 local time at COBO Center in Detroit and has been going on well for nearly one week. GAC MOTOR, as the first Chinese brand into the main exhibit hall over a 110-year history of NAIAS, participated in NAIAS for the third time.

  At this show, GAC MOTOR initially launched three brand new models, namely, plug-in hybrid power crossover concept car EnSpirit, "5-seat mid-sized SUV" GS7, and "electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform" GE3, GA8 for middle-class elites, new-energy powertrain GMC transmission and 1.5ATK engine with the world's leading level, comprehensively displaying GAC MOTOR's innovative achievements in R&D, design, manufacturing and other fields and reflecting the mien of a Chinese leading automobile brand with strength.


GAC MOTOR became the first Chinese brand into the main exhibit hall over a 110-year history of NAIAS



Heated interview spot at news conference



Displayed at Times Square

  Rod Alberts, President of this NAIAS, awarded the "In Honor of Commitment to the 2017 NAIAS" to GAC Group and said to reporters of Xinhua News Agency that GAC Group's presence means a lot to both Detroit and NAIAS. Meanwhile, GAC MOTOR also presented its culture, auto technologies and independent innovative ability at this auto show.




Organizing Committee of NAIAS awarded the "In Honor of Commitment to the 2017 NAIAS" to GAC GROUP


  GAC MOTOR, the only "Made in China" brand at the show, became one of the focuses of overseas and domestic medias’ attention. At the event, China's official Xinhua agency, CCTV, China Radio International and other Chinese media, as well as such international ones as AP, CBS, and Bloomberg all paid great attention to GAC MOTOR and made reports, building an unprecedented popular scene.

  On January 10, China's official Xinhua agency posted an article titled Breakthrough Made on 2017 NAIAS by Chinese Enterprise, in which it pointed out that NAIAS, being equally famous to Frankfurt Auto Show, Geneva Auto Show, Paris Motor Show and Tokyo Motor Show, has major influence on global auto industry, and highly affirmed the breakthroughs made at NAIAS by Chinese auto enterprises that represented by GAC MOTOR.




China's official Xinhua agency posted an article titled Breakthrough Made on 2017 NAIAS by Chinese Enterprise

  On January 15, DearAuto, a Chinese auto media, posted an article titled GS7 Favored by Americans at NAIAS and indicated that those three models presented by GAC MOTOR embodied the determination and devotion to enter North American market and showed the strength and image of Chinese auto brands perfectly. The author believes that the brand models of GAC MOTOR has product capacity and market opportunity that stands a chance of gaining favor from North American market, and having a foothold in North American market is the route that GAC MOTOR must take for the internationalization development of brand.


DearAuto posted an article titled GS7 Favored by Americans at NAIAS


  On January 10, AP posted an article titled China's GAC could sell SUV in US for small-car price by 2019, expressing that GAC MOTOR is ready for entering American market and it will be committed to establishing complete dealer network in North America in addition to setting up an R&D Center, and it strives to enter such market by 2019. The article also quoted the words said by Yu Jun, Deputy Director of the Executive Committee of GAC Group and General Manager of GAC MOTOR, that GAC MOTOR will march into North American market, adhere to medium and high-end positioning, and implement the strategy of success through quality .


AP posted an article titled China's GAC could sell SUV in US for small-car price by 2019


  On January 10, American media jalopnik.com posted an article titled Here's What The Only Chinese Cars At The Detroit Auto Show Are Actually Like, in which it introduced and affirmed GAC MOTOR's product strength of its models shown at the show, and pointed out that it was prospective for the brand to stand still in American market by promoting its localized brand strategy.


jalopnik.com posted an article titled Here's What The Only Chinese Cars At The Detroit Auto Show Are Actually Like


  On January 11, Forbes.com posted an article, that titled The Only Chinese Carmaker At The Detroit Auto Show Has 3 Impressive Debuts. indicated that GAC MOTOR, the only Chinese auto manufacturer participating the show, brought three brand new debut models which impressed everyone.


Forbes.com posted an article titled The Only Chinese Carmaker At The Detroit Auto Show Has 3 Impressive Debuts


  On January 11, Motor Authority, a local American auto media, posted an article titled China's GAC returns to Detroit auto show with 3 new cars, pointing out that as time goes on, Chinese auto enterprises start entering local American market naturally, and it is only a matter of time for GAC MOTOR to become the first Chinese auto manufacturer to sell cars in America.




Motor Authority posted an article titled China's GAC returns to Detroit auto show with 3 new cars


  In addition, Asia Pacific Daily, a global authoritative press widely reported GAC MOTOR's participation and reviewed important markers during GAC MOTOR’s brand internationalization in its detail, including its debut made in the cooperation of Hollywood movie Transformers 4, three times of participating in NAIAS, and three debuts presented this time which has become one of the highlights of this NAIAS together with other famous international luxury brands.

  AutoWeek, a well-known Dutch media, posted China's Brave Show at NAIAS and focused on GS7's successful debut, pointing out that it reflects GAC MOTOR's confidence in its product charm as a Chinese brand, and believing that GS7 is one of the most noteworthy new SUVs at this NAIAS.

  CBS reported that GAC MOTOR firstly entered the main exhibit hall of NAIAS on behalf of Chinese auto brands, which is a historic breakthrough to compete with numerous international luxury brands. GAC MOTOR's participation with its powerful new models will be prelude to its products selling on American market. GAC MOTOR has implemented an annual compound growth rate over 80% for six years in a row and sold 380,000 cars in 2016, with its overseas business covering 14 countries. Its growth rate and manufacturing standard are quite impressive.

  America's authoritative media USA TODAY also indicated that it was a hallmark event for GAC MOTOR, an outstanding Chinese brand which showed its products in the main exhibit hall of NAIAS and competed with other famous international brands on behalf of Chinese auto brands.

  Upon the show, GAC MOTOR gained favor and praise from all overseas circles by presenting its painstakingly manufactured automobiles, manifesting the overall improvement of Chinese auto brands. Meanwhile, the establishment of the R&D Center in US, another milestone of GAC MOTOR, also reflected its confidence and determination of marching into world market. GAC MOTOR's success in North American market is expected soon.

January 11,2017

GS7 MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT

  2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) kicked off on January 9 at COBO Center in Detroit. Since the participation in 2013 and 2015, GAC MOTOR showed up on NAIAS, the "direction vane for global auto industry", with its strongest lineup for the third time and rolled out "5-seat mid-sized SUV" GS7, fully reflecting GAC MOTOR's confidence in its product design and manufacturing capability and determination of insistently sharing global consumers with world-class products and building a world-class brand.




(GS7)


  Another High-end Product of GAC C-segment Platform, GS7 Shines in Detroit

  GS7, another high-end work created by GAC MOTOR on the independently developed brand new C-segment platform by utilizing global advanced technologies and top manufacturing procedures, mainly serves fashionable, young, and optimistic consumers with the aim at offering greater driving experience. Gathering four core values (luxurious styling, comfortable and ample space, intelligent entertainment system, and strong power manipulation), GS7 not only won high opinions from numerous global professionals at NAIAS, but also impressed many North American viewers.




(GS7 Uses "Flying Dynamics 2.0" Grille)


  GS7 forms a brand new mid-sized SUV style by merging the world's latest model design concepts and the design elements of GAC MOTOR. For the inheritance of cutting-edge design elements of GAC MOTOR's medium and large-sized SUV by GS7, "Flying Dynamics 2.0" grille makes the vehicle styling more vigorous, the high-spirited upwards lines draw the vehicle outline, and chrome plate trimming strips decorate the strong and solid D pillar, integrating the young and stylish sense of sport and the natural strength of SUV, and fitting aesthetic trends of young groups.




(Tail Lamps of GS7)


  As wide and free driving space is advocated for both Chinese and American automobiles, GS7 uses EU&US medium and large-sized SUV design, with wheelbase of 2,720mm and vehicle length of 4,730mm, which provides comfortable and wide 5-seat space, 822L trunk capacity and hidden storage space, meeting users' requirements on the utilities of space. Meanwhile, a 1.35m2 outer-sliding panoramic sunroof is equipped to provide the driver with wide eyesight, good ventilation and extreme driving enjoyment.




(Wheels of GS7)


  What impressed the American viewers and global media is not only the hale and hearty styling and super large space of GS7, but also the inner space full of cutting-edge technology sense of "Internet +" era. The interior of GS7 continues with the encircled design of GAC MOTOR, using 10-inch central-control screen, multi-way adjustable leather seats, wireless charging module of phones, smart key system and other smart configuration to provide users with more comfortable and free driving experience. Moreover, GS7 also carries In-Joy intelligent interaction system which is independently developed by GAC MOTOR, and full of human centered design with science and technology feeling to offering pleasant travel experiences.




(Interior of GS7)

  In terms of driving power, GS7 uses the second generation of 320T engine, which is able to reach a 320N?m of torque at 1,750rpm. Accompanied by the four-wheel independent suspension system checked and adjusted by an internationally top engineering team, it provides drivers with extreme driving feeling. The second generation of i-4WD system and terrain response system can accurately distribute the torque force of front and rear wheels according to complicated road conditions so as to offer steadier control and powerful traction of the vehicle, and it can also easily cope with various complicated driving environments to have the driver fully experience the natural sense of conquer during driving an SUV.

  With sporty and hale styling, 320T engine with strong power output, terrain response 4-WD system with extremely strong throughput capacity, and wide-angled safe configuration, GS7 gets back to the natural sense of power and driving, providing drivers with the experience of charms of SUV power and motion in a comfortable way. Some industry experts believe that GS7 is expected to become a model for medium and large-sized SUVs and usher in a new era of hard-boiled urban SUVs.

  GAC MOTOR Accelerates High-end Orientation Process by Creating High-end SUV Products

  In recent years, SUV market has remained as a hot spot for Chinese auto market. GS7 will provide medium and large-sized SUV consumers with a brand choice of younger, stronger and more enjoyable driving experience. At the same time, GS7 will form a high-end medium and large-sized SUV product matrix with GS8 so as to fully meet consumers' diversified demands and further consolidate GAC MOTOR's overall competitiveness in the market of medium and large-sized SUVs.




(GS8)


  In fact, GAC MOTOR has initiated high-end brand strategies since 2016 and has rolled out upscale models such as GA8 and GS8, winning high praises of markets and consumers. GA8 has been successively serving G20 Summit, Davos Forum and other high-end international events, presenting China's top manufacturing level. Since the release on October 26 of last year, GS8 has been favored by the market and consumers, and realized monthly sales of 6,000 unit and to-be-delivered orders of 31,000 units after two months since its release. Therefore, it is expected to become a star model with annual sales exceeding 100,000 units. It is revealed that GAC MOTOR will launch its first MPV model GM8 this year, becoming the first Chinese brand which completes the high-end layout in car, SUV and MPV market segments, and continuing to promote the brand upward.

  NAIAS is not also a direction vane for global auto technological trends but also a touchstone to check whether or not a product meets global consumers' demand trends. The releasing of GS7 by GAC MOTOR at NAIAS indicates that the high-end orientation of the brand has stepped into a new round of acceleration. Yu Jun, the Deputy Director of Executive Committee of GAC Group and the General Manager of GAC MOTOR, said that GAC MOTOR would continue to release multiple high-end models in the future, and would introduce GA8, GS8 and other products to overseas markets to provide global consumers with better world-class products and services and comprehensively promote the upward development of GAC MOTOR.

January 11,2017

GE3 AND ENSPIRIT MAKE GLOBAL DEBUT

  As one of the world's top five auto shows, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is the development trend of global automotive industry. For this reason, many carmakers unveil new cars and exchange ideas on technologies in NAIAS. Recently, 2017 NAIAS kicked off and many world-renowned auto brands competed with each other. As compared with previous years, more new energy vehicles made their appearance in the show, indicating that the development trend of future automobiles will focus on new energy. GAC MOTOR, the only Chinese brand in the show, launched two new energy models including GE3, an electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform, and plug-in hybrid crossover concept car EnSpirit, which fully demonstrates GAC MOTOR's innovations in such sectors as electrification, intellectualization and networking as well as exploration and thinking on future travel mode.



(EnSpirit)


  GE3 made its global debut, demonstrating GAC MOTOR's latest achievements in new energy field

  GAC MOTOR brought GE3 in the NAIAS to share its recent results in new energy field with global automobile consumers. As GAC MOTOR's first pure-electric vehicle manufactured based on the new energy platform, GE3 highlights the cleanliness and efficiency of a "new energy" model through compact "low-poly" design, which is a perfect combination with styling features of "Flying Dynamics". GE3's driving system is composed of a highly-integrated power electronic control unit and a permanent magnet synchronous motor with peak torque of 290N·m, maximum power of 120kW and acceleration time of 0–100 km/h within only 9.3 seconds. GE3's lithium-ion power battery pack with an efficient BMS battery management system enables the vehicle to have a maximum driving mileage of over 310km under NEDC, greatly reducing consumers' concerns in travel.




(GE3)


  The technical, stylish and dynamic GE3 symbolizes an eco-friendly and pollution-free lifestyle. The car is a breakthrough product of GAC MOTOR in the field of new energy automobiles. GE3 is also provided with a convenient charging function, allowing it to be charged 80% by DC within half an hour and fully charged by AC in 8h. That will provide consumers with convenient and comfortable driving experience.




(GE3's hub)


  EnSpirit integrated with GAC MOTOR's cutting-edge technologies that offers a new choice for green travel

  New energy vehicle is the future development tendency of automotive industry whereas electrification, intellectualization and networking indicate the development trend of new energy vehicles. It is learned that GAC MOTOR has conducted an advanced technology research in intelligent interconnection and achieved many key breakthroughs. EnSpirit, with GAC MOTOR's latest results new achievement in new energy and intelligent interconnection technologies, shows GAC MOTOR's creative thinking in future travel mode.




(EnSpirit is a perfect combination of sport sedan, SUV and open car)


  The information explosion caused by the Internet has caused shock to traditional social organization structures, and more young people begin to enjoy crossover life brought by "multiple occupations". EnSpirit has catered to young consumers in lifestyle and consumption by perfectly mixing sport sedan, SUV and open car in an innovative thinking, meeting modern consumers' pursuit of diversification and advocating a free, progressive and fun life attitude.




(EnSpirit's interior)


  The design of EnSpirit's front face is inspired by roar of a male lion. And its LED lights, "Flying Dynamics" grille, aggressive bumper style and three unique searchlights make an unforgettable impression to consumers. Meanwhile, interior design of EnSpirit shows a multi-culture blending in the Internet era. The designer has created a unique style with both technical charm and oriental meditation with international modeling tactics, showing the possibility of a car's emotional design.




(GAC's self-developed new energy powertrain GMC transmission plus 1.5ATK engine)

  EnSpirit is equipped with GAC MOTOR's self-owned 1.5L Atkinson cycle engine and G–MC (GAC Mechatronic Coupling) advanced M&E coupling system, liquid-cooling battery system and advanced oil cooling motor, that enabling the car to have abundant power and to reach a maximum speed of 160km/h. Under NEDC comprehensive working condition, the pure electric mileage can reach more than 85 km, the maximum pure electric mileage can reach over 100 km and the endurance mileage can be more than 700 km, when the comprehensive fuel consumption per hundred kilometers hits 1.3L and comprehensive power consumption per hundred kilometers only 13.6 kWh.

  According to evaluations of insiders, Enspirit, the comprehensive display of GAC MOTOR's electrification, intellectualization and networking, is reflecting its advantages in technical reserve of new energy technologies and highlighting its profound insight into future development of the automotive industry.

  Insisting on innovation-driven, GAC MOTOR builds its leading superiority in new energy field

  GAC MOTOR has always been concerned about the development of new energy vehicles as well as pay high attention to technology R&D and innovation. In recent years, with continuous achievements in new energy technologies, GAC MOTOR has expedited its development in new energy field and made key breakthroughs in core technologies. The design of GAC MOTOR's new energy "three power-related" drivetrain is small, efficient and modularized, which has the feature of flexible layout, advanced performance and reliable quality, etc. The new energy power battery has such advantages as safety and reliability, high specific energy and long cycle life. GAC MOTOR's plug-in hybrid power vehicles are provided with the combination of 1.5L engine and GMC dual-motor gold power, achieving a dynamic integration of driving power and economy.

  After years of exploration and innovation, GAC MOTOR launched "153" new-energy vehicle development plan such as establishing first-class professional R&D teams of new energy vehicles, R&D facilities and systems, thus forming a relatively complete new-energy automotive industry chain; mastering five key technologies including battery system, motor system, electronic control system, electromechanical coupling system and system integration through independent R&D, technological innovation and cooperation at home and abroad; forming three new-energy model platforms and line of products, which focus on pure electric driven products such as PHEV (extended-range REV)/EV as well as HEV.

  At present, GAC MOTOR has launched such new-energy vehicles as GA5 PHEV and GA3S PHEV, of which the GA5 PHEV is reputed as "the world's safest new energy vehicle" for GAC MOTOR's technology accumulation on safety and quality. So, GA5 PHEV has gained popularity of consumers since it was appeared in the market. And GA3S PHEV has been well received by consumers since its debut and won the title of "the strongest new-energy vehicle among its counterparts". This year, GAC MOTOR will bring 3 new-energy vehicles including GE3 to further consummate its product layout in new energy field and constantly provide consumers with safer, more eco-friendly and intelligent travel choices. In the following 5 years, GAC MOTOR will launch over 7 new energy vehicles covering 3 product lines including HEV, REV and EV to build GAC MOTOR's leading position in new energy. It is foreseeable that GAC MOTOR, with strong technical reserve and perfect development plans, is expected to take a lead in making breakthroughs in new energy field.

January 10,2017

GAC MOTOR SHOWS UP IN 2017 NAIAS

  On January 9, 2017, North American International Auto Show (the "NAIAS") kicked off at COBO Center of Detroit. GAC MOTOR took part in the show for the third time as first Chinese brand presented on the main exhibition hall in the 110-year long history of NAIAS. In the afternoon, Rod Alberts (executive director of the Organizing Committee for NAIAS), Feng Xingya (General Manager of GAC Group), Zhang Qingsong (Deputy General Manager of GAC Group), Wang Qiujing (President of GAC Automotive Engineering Institute), Yu Jun (General Manager of GAC MOTOR), Zhang Fan (Deputy Director of GAC Automotive Engineering Institute) and other people attended the news conference of GAC Group. At the auto show, GAC MOTOR presented its plug-in hybrid crossover concept car EnSpirit, "5-seat mid-sized SUV" GS7 and "electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform" GE3 for the first time. GA8 for middle-class elites and new-energy powertrain GMC transmission and 1.5ATK engine with the world's leading level were displayed as well, comprehensively demonstrating GAC MOTOR's innovation achievements in R&D, design, manufacturing and other fields, and manifesting the images of China's leading brand with strength.




Rod Alberts (executive director of the Organizing Committee for NAIAS), Feng Xingya

 (General Manager of GAC Group), Zhang Qingsong (Deputy General Manager of GAC Group),

 Wang Qiujing (President of GAC Automotive Engineering Institute), and Yu Jun 

(General Manager of GAC MOTOR) attended the news conference of GAC Group.


  Hong Lei, Consul General for China in Chicago, came to GAC's booth and expressed that, after experiencing GS7 with interest, he's very glad to see Chinese brands at an international auto show and that the development of Chinese automobiles has played a very important role in Sino-US auto industry and economy. Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, also visited GAC's booth and said that Michigan is a place of strategic importance for US automobile R&D and is in the leading position in the field of unmanned and intelligent automobiles. GAC has been exchanging with Michigan for a couple times for and hopes to strengthen the cooperation in R&D and technical innovation sector and to jointly explore the future development orientation of automobiles.




(Hong Lei, Consul General for China in Chicago, visited GAC's booth) 




(Hong Lei, Consul General for China in Chicago, was experiencing GS7)

  GAC MOTOR Initially Presented GS7 at NAIAS, Together with Its High-end Models

  As one of the top five auto shows, NAIAS has become a direction vane for global auto market and a stage for new model presentations and new technology exchanges among automobile enterprises, playing an extremely strong prospective and leading role in auto industry. At this show, the four models of GAC MOTOR fully displayed its innovation achievements in many fields from different orientations and angles, and comprehensively interpreted its participation theme "Innovation for the Future". It is understood that GAC MOTOR hit a historically new high in terms of exhibiting area and exhibited models at this show, continuously pushing the brand of GAC MOTOR upwards.




(President Rod Alberts granted the "In Honor of Commitment to the 2017 NAIAS" to GAC Group)


  At this show, President Rod Alberts granted the "In Honor of Commitment to the 2017 NAIAS" to GAC Group and said that GAC Group has taken participate in NAIAS for three times, fully displaying the strength of an internationalized auto group. He also expressed the hope that more and more excellent Chinese auto enterprises will show on NAIAS. Feng Xingya, General Manager of GAC Group, made a speech and said, "As one of the Chinese auto groups with the fastest development in 2016, we believe, China's auto industry and representative brands will be shown on the world arena at a higher frequency in the future. The R&D Center in North America is under intensive preparation and is expected to be officially set up in the first half of this year. The Center will take on such functions as clustering talents and studying cutting-edge technologies. This is not only the first step made by GAC MOTOR into the North American market but also a new milestone in the brand internationalization process."




(Feng Xingya, General Manager of GAC Group, made a speech)


  GAC Group, an auto group with the fasted development in China this year, always be customer-focused, offers reliable and friendly services and actively participates in the upgrading and transformation of global auto industry. In the future, China's auto industry and representative brands will be shown on the world arena at a higher frequency for the purposes of making global consumers feel the charm of Chinese products, raising the awareness and reputation of Chinese brands, and enriching and innovating human's auto life with Chinese products and brands.

  The United States is one of the world's most developed auto countries with over a hundred years of auto history and culture. People's pursuit for essential attributes of automobiles has become a broad social consensus, so there will be a very wide market space for high-quality automotive products. GAC MOTOR has always been committed to creating high-quality auto products for global consumers, and orderly promoting the internationalization process of the brand through constant sharing of world-class products with those consumers. Yu Jun, Deputy Director of the Executive Committee of GAC Group and General Manager of GAC MOTOR, said, "A great brand is built on the basis of customers' experiences. I sincerely hope that GAC MOTOR will become a famous brand in America even the whole world."




(Yu Jun, Deputy Director of the Executive Committee of GAC Group and General Manager of GAC MOTOR, made a speech)

  As the greatest highlight at the show, GAC MOTOR presented the meticulously created "5-seat mid-sized SUV" GS7 for the first time, which is based on the independently Class C platform. GS7 inherits GAC MOTOR's cutting-edge design elements, comfortable wide space, strong power control and intelligent technology configuration. Moreover, its hard-style powerful appearance and the young and sporty color matching cater the consumption trend of North American and young consumers. GS7 will form a high-end SUV product matrix with the "luxurious flagship 7-seater SUV" GS8 of GAC MOTOR to fully meet the diversified demands of consumers for high and middle-end SUV market.




(Zhang Fan,Deputy Director of GAC Automotive Engineering Institute,introduced GAC MOTOR’s global debut model,GS7)

  In addition, GAC MOTOR also presented its first flagship high-end model GA8, embodying the ultimate design appeal and degage leading magnanimity of the brand and representing the highest level of “Made in China”. In 2016, GAC MOTOR successively introduced two high-end models GS8 and GA8 and led the constant rising of Chinese auto brand values. Out of the two models, GS8 gained sales of 30,000 units within two months after its launching and is expected as a star model with an annual sales over 100,000 units. It is believed that GAC MOTOR will orderly introduce high-end models including GS8 and GA8 to overseas markets, provide global consumers with more choices, and further promote its reputation and influence on international market.




(GS7)


  Insisting on Innovation Driving, GAC MOTOR Speeds into Fast Lane for Brand Development

  In the face of the future development trends of electrification, intelligentization and network connection in auto industry, GAC MOTOR always adheres to innovation driving and, based on GAC Global R&D Network, inputs massive manpower and material sources for the R&D of new energy and smart connection technology. At this NAIAS, GAC MOTOR made the global debuts for its two new energy models, i.e. plug-in hybrid crossover concept car EnSpirit and "electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform" GE3, fully showing its innovative considering of future trip modes.



(EnSpirit)

  EnSpirit, an innovative achievement of GAC MOTOR in the field of electrification, intelligentization and network connection, carries the independently researched and developed 1.5L Atkinson cycle engine and G–MC, an advanced mechatronic coupling system of GAC. For the appearance, it perfectly integrates the features of coupe, SUV and open car, meeting modern consumers' demands for diversity, which will be embodied on subsequent GAC models to be massively produced. At the same time, GAC MOTOR also brought GE3, its first electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform. As a breakthrough product of GAS MOTOR in the field of new energy automobile, it symbolizes an eco-friendly light lifestyle and is designed to provide young users with amicable, efficient, intelligent and fun driving experience.




(GE3)


  In fact, all GAC MOTOR products available reflect its innovation capability and make the brand speed into the fast lane for brand development. Starting with a global perspective, GAC MOTOR adheres to forward development/forward engineering and international standards, always puts customers in the first place, and strives to provide them with high-quality auto life via innovation of technologies, products and services. According to J.D.Power IQS report, GAC MOTOR has topped the ranking list for four consecutive years among Chinese brands. In 2016, it ranked No. 5 in the whole industry, comparing favorably with world's first-class brands in terms quality. This makes GAC MOTOR gain the trust of over 800,000 car owners and realize quality and high-speed development with a CAGR of more than 85% for consecutive 6 years. GAS MOTOR saw great sales of 380,000 units of the whole series in 2016, a 96% YOY growth, hence becoming China's fastest growing automobile brand. Meanwhile, GAC MOTOR further expand the production capacity to meet the growing market demands, and forms a national strategic layout covering the Pearl River Delta, the Yangtze River Delta and the "Belt and Road" economic belt, laying a solid foundation for further expanding of market space.

  Industry insiders points out that GAC MOTOR has always been making innovation its core driving force, which is not only embodied in the innovation of R&D, technologies and products but also in the operation mode of the whole enterprise and brand construction. This has quickly turned GAC MOTOR into a leading corporate among Chinese auto companies.

  Accelerating Internationalization Process, GAC MOTOR Continues Shaping World-class Auto Brands

  At the same time of gaining fast and quality domestic development, GAC MOTOR has also been promoting brand internationalization process, and orderly exploring overseas markets, and has achieved initial success through several years of practice. Currently, GAC MOTOR has employed marketing networks for sales and service channels in 14 countries (including Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Chile, Cambodia and Nigeria), and has become "one of the best Chinese brands" rated by local consumers by virtue of its world-class products and good market performances. At the same time, GAC MOTOR has obtained high attention from Reuters, Yahoo, CNN, Bloomberg and other internationally authoritative media, and is praised as "Best Chinese Car Brand".




(Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, visited GAC's booth)


  It is believed that GAC is intensively constructing an R&D center in North America as present. With the completion of the center, it will take on such functions as clustering talents and studying cutting-edge technologies. This is GAC MOTOR's first step made into the North American market as well as a brand new milestone in the brand internationalization process. For now, GAC MOTOR has carried out preliminary preparation on the basis of market conditions in North America, including American market research, certification of relative laws and regulations, and the communication with inclined dealers, and will march into North American market when the time is right.

  With the establishment of the R&D Center in North America, GAC MOTOR will further enhance its innovation R&D strength and create more world-class products with more advanced technologies and greater quality for global consumers. In the future, GAC MOTOR will continue to carry out various international brand activities, constantly raise its influence and reputation in international market, and make great efforts to build itself as a world-class auto brand.

GA8

As the masterwork that pools international intelligence and resource and is developed by GAC MOTOR for 5 years, GA8 representing China's highest car manufacturing standard provides top-class experience and service for steady, wise and deliberate leaders. Forge ahead with original intention; shine in global market with own style! GA8's consummate technology and design highlight extraordinary taste; intelligent and advanced technologies help you seek forward-looking ability; cosy and exclusive space incubates excellent decision-making ability; international leading powertrain provides you with driving power.

At the beginning of the design, GA8 adheres to the design proposal of "natural spirit" and showcases the beauty of artistic conception and tremendous momentum with Chinese aesthetic perspective, in addition to blending the concept of universal value and international aesthetic mainstream with spiritual core of Chinese culture, revealing Chinese people's comprehensive outlook and great courage in manufacturing the world's car.

By employing European stereoscopic aesthetic thinking to reconstruct Chinese elements, GA8 inherits the style of "Flying Dynamics" from GAC MOTOR family in the front face and its five grille manifests the superior status of flagship model, which fully demonstrates charisma. 3 high-performance and bright LED headlamps are inlaid in the diamond-ring supporting lamp base, decorating GAC MOTOR's ornaments and manifesting GAC MOTOR's pride and confidence of original products.

With length of 5m and wheel base of 2.9m, GA8 meets standard Class C dimension and visual center of gravity of column A and C moves back, showcasing pride and degage high-class sense. GA8's waist line goes upwards slowly and ends slightly in a return manner, making its appearance design have the presence of flagship model. 
With reasonable layout inside, GA8 has unique transverse cascading front cabin which is directly connected with front and rear row through penetrating central control zone. In addition, its high-mountain pear wood grain, conservative metal luster and soft wood decoration construct quiet imagery.

GA8 puts in a lot of effort in each design and material. Design of seat line is inspired by Chanel's typical rhombic checked pattern. Through manual sewing, elegance, refinement, glamour and taste are kept between stitches. NAPPA top-class genuine leather posing extremely strict requirements to raw materials is selected, making GA8 have soft and smooth sense of touch. That also manifests GAC MOTOR's unremitting pursuits of top quality and comfort.

Large torque! Low oil consumption! Low noise! GA8 is equipped with the second generation of GAC MOTOR 2.0 brand-new Ti POWER, a 320T/270T high-efficiency turbocharging engine that can constantly output peak torque of 300Nm at 1600-4500r, outperforming 3.0L naturally-aspirated engine in comprehensive performance. Featuring low rotary speed and high torque, GA8 is equipped with Aisin 6-speed automatic transmission, making you have the power you want. Equipped with double fork arm type independent suspension and aluminum alloy multi-link independent rear suspension, GA8 is quickly improved in responsiveness. Aside from that, GA8 has been meticulously calibrated according to Chinese people's habits, providing operation and driving experience of luxury car.

Safer! More quiet! Developed based on cross-platform modular architecture G-CPMA, GA8 adopts collision and energy absorption control technology. Its usage rate of high-strength steel in passenger compartment reaches up to 95%. Meanwhile, GA8 is equipped with 8 air bags including those at the rear row, providing passengers with high safety all the way. International leading all-round silent design provides quiet space and makes you have exclusive experience of staying in palace.

GA8 is the perfect artware that GAC MOTOR pursues. Every place you see is perfect on it. The independent rear seats in first-class cabin level are designed with three-section headrests. Many functions like rear-row independent electric slide, massage and intelligent ventilation and heating, matched with electric sun visor, Ice Blue reading lamp, create an uncommon driving experience with extreme luxury.

High quality environmental protection material with low-level VOC is selected strictly for GA8. Therefore, the vehicle is free from extraneous odour. The air in the vehicle will be purified through anion which brings you a healthy and pleasant environment of forest oxygen-bar level. Strict NVH project lowers the noise to 35.6dB and no vibration can be felt inside the vehicle, which can match the silence level of the joint executive limo.

EnSpirit

EnSpirit is a plug-in hybrid crossover concept developed by GAC Engineering. The forward-leaning stance, iconic fastback and soft top convertible bring unique vigor into this new energy vehicle. Younger generation in Internet era start to enjoy the crossover lifestyle brought by multiple professions, meanwhile, EnSpirit combines the best of sedan, SUV and convertible together, which fulfills the need for diversification, while proposing an attitude of freedom, progress and fun.

The front face of EnSpirit is inspired by a roaring lion. LED headlights are integrated into the “Flying Dynamic” grill, and the aggressive front bumper is designed with three LED projectors. The forward-leaning stance and the 2650mm wheelbase ensure practicality and sportiness of the vehicle. The fastback convertible roof, the boomerang-shaped chrome parts, the sharp upward turning character line and the dual blade taillights forms the unique identity of EnSpirit crossover. Different from the exterior design, the interior of EnSpirit demonstrates the great convergence of multi-culture in Internet era. The interior design shows the possibility of auto emotionalization by bringing technology and the oriental zen culture together. The 900mm widescreen is surrounded by bamboo decorating door panel, console and seats. The bonsai plant beside the rear IP makes EnSpirit more appealing, and also demonstrates the harmony of oriental human wisdom with nature. The bonsai plant can also be monitored through a mobile phone app, creating a fun and interactive experience. EnSpirit also carries two wireless-charged electric skateboards in the trunk, which gives the “last one mile”problem a practical solution.

EnSpirit is equipped with efficient 1.5L Atkinson engine, advanced G-MC (GAC Mechatronic Coupling) system, liquid-cooling battery system and liquid-cooling e-machines. The EV-mode mileage exceeds 85km in NEDC, and over 100km in actual driving conditions, while the overall mileage goes beyond 700km. Meanwhile, the combined cycle equivalent fuel consumption is less than 1.3L/100km and equivalent electricity consumption is 13.6 kWh/100km

EnSpirit shows the innovational thinking of diversified mobility by GAC Group, and the achievements will be applied into the follow-up production models.

GS7

GS7 is a new 5-seat mid-sized SUV developed by GAC Group based on G-CPMA. GS7 is designed with a vigorous stance and comfortable driving experience.

The front face of GS7 is dominant. The original matrix LED headlights and C-shaped DRLs with “Flying Dynamic 2.0” grills make the design delicate and impressive. The wheelbase of GS7 is set at 2720mm, leading to a powerful stance. The upward turning character line, robust D-pillar and neat molding treatment together visually increase the strength of the car. The cubic volume with “Flaming Bright Red” paint highlights the sportiness of GS7. The unique characteristic 8-shaped LED taillights bring humanity and technology into the steady rear design.

The interior of GS7 continues the GAC MOTOR family embracing architecture. The driving and riding experience is enhanced by the 10-inch central touch-screen, multifunction leather seats, wireless charging, keyless entry system and the newly developed “injoy” smart HMI system. Also the requirement for spacious interior is fulfilled by 1.35m2 panoramic sunroof, 822 Liters of trunk space and plenty of concealed storage.

The brand new GAC G-series 2.0T engine with maximum power of 148kW, peak torque of 320Nm, makes the 0-100km acceleration in 9.5s. The 6AT gearbox, real-time AWD system and MacPherson plus multi-link suspension ensure the sportiness and minimum harshness of GS7 in all kinds of road condition.

GS7 also carries plenty of active safety technologies like the Brake Assist System (BAS), Forward Collision Warning System (FCW), Lane Departure Warning System (LDW) and Direct Tire Pressure Monitoring System etc.

GS7 is the blockbuster of GAC Group in the mid-sized SUV market, which will lead the new trend of authentic tough SUVs.

GE3

GE3 is the first electric vehicle developed on the new energy platform by GAC Engineering. It is the blockbuster of GAC Group’s new energy vehicle strategy. With a hi-tech, trendy and vigorous image, GE3 symbolizes a green and clean lifestyle, and it will bring new possibilities to future mobility.

GE3 has a clean“low-poly”shaped design. LED headlights are integrated into the “Flying Dynamic” family grill. The headlight, fog-lights and grills are designed with low-poly shaped elements, where variety of triangular forms bring clean and technological feeling to the whole design. The wheelbase of GE3 is set at 2560mm, which perfectly balances sportiness and comfort. The rear design of GE3 shows infinite possibilities of new energy vehicle by symbolizing the number “∞” in the taillight design.

The interior of GE3 is designed in a horizontal layout. The geometric “track circle”elements are seen everywhere, giving the interior a younger and more refreshing look. GE3 leads the trend for new energy vehicles by details like vividly-embellished color tones, soft touch carbon-fiber textures and hexagonal coining patterns. The independent informative screen on the console is anthropomorphic and welcoming, which allows the user to interact with it in an intelligent manner.

The charging process and riding experience of GE3 is convenient and enjoyable. The power-train is made of a highly-integrated ECU and a motor. The peak torque is 280Nm, with maximum power of 120kW and 0-100km acceleration in 9.3s. GE3 is capable of DC quick charging and 80% of battery capacity can be finished within 30 minutes in 80kW charging power. Also AC slow charging can finish 100% battery capacity in 8 hours with 6.6kW power. GE3 has a maximum mileage exceeding 310km in NEDC thanks to the 47kWh Li-ion battery pack and efficient battery managing system (BMS).GE3 is a breakthrough product in the new energy field of GAC Group, aiming at bringing a friendly, highly-efficient, intelligent and fun driving experience to the user.

GE3

GAC MOTOR Myanmar launch event was celebrated in Rangoon on December 21. Mr. Lin Zaw Htun, Member of Myanmar’s Parliament, Ms Huang Tingyun, representative of China's ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Aung Htun ThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThetThet, Economic Advisor to the Previous President Thein Sein's administration, Mr. Yang Khike Kyin, Chairman of LS Automotive Group, and Deng Zhihui, vice director of international business division of GAC MOTOR and other nearly 300 guests from political circle, business circle and all other circles presented at the opening.