14 Apr 2020

Chinese Haval building a Defender/Bronco rival

Retro-inspired mini off-roaders are becoming the rage, and this is the first next-gen model we’ve seen to come from China. Chinese carmaker Haval will replace its mid-size H5 SUV in a completely redesigned package. Bringing a boxy, squared-off look and some off-road parts, it appears Haval wants a rival to

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04 Feb 2020

How to drive across the Simpson Desert in Chinese 4WDs

We drove across the Simpson Desert in two Chinese four-wheel drives. The seven-part series is complete and this is everything you need to know about it.

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22 Apr 2019

Refreshed 2019 Haval H9 gets safety upgrade

The refreshed 2019 Haval H9 has seen a raft of active safety features made standard across the two-variant range with pricing steady.

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all-new Great Wall Ute
03 Apr 2019

All-New Great Wall Ute revealed…here next year

The all-new Great Wall Ute has been revealed in Adventure ute trim with the Chinese car maker saying it’ll go on-sale here next year.

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09 Jul 2018

Haval H2 and H6 get a price cut

Haval has sharpened its pencil and cut the price on the H2 and H6 SUVs to “reinforce its value for money position in Australia”.

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Haval has made no secret of its intention to play in the fast-growing premium trade ute segment, but now it's released an image of what we might expect.
26 Jan 2018

Haval ute teased in sketch

Haval has made no secret of its intention to play in the fast-growing premium trade ute segment, but now it’s released an image of what we might expect.

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26 Jan 2018

2018 Haval H9 Review

Isaac Bober’s 2018 Haval H9 Review with pricing, specs, performance, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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23 Nov 2017

Haval P8 PHEV unveiled… autonomous cars coming from Haval, too

Chinese car maker, Haval, has revealed a production version of its first plug-in hybrid SUV, the P8, and said it’ll have autonomous cars in two years.

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20 Nov 2017

Dashing across the Simpson in a Haval H9 and Great Wall Steed – Part 2: Tyres

As we continue our Simpson Desert crossing series with the Haval H9 and Great Wall Stead, this week, we look at tyres; the most important part of your 4×4.

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28 Jul 2017

2018 Haval H7 Review – Passenger Ride

Alex Rae’s Passenger Seat 2018 Haval H7 Review with specs, performance, ride and handling, verdict and score.

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27 Jul 2017

Great Wall pick-up with hybrid engine and rear diff lock by 2020

The popularity of American pick-up trucks in China will see Great Wall introduce its own by 2020, and export to Australia seems likely.

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25 Jul 2017

Haval collaborate with Ironman 4×4 on local tuning program for H9

Haval Australia is working with local specialist Ironman 4×4 to develop revised suspension and tuning for its largest and most capable 4×4 the H9.

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22 May 2017

Haval HB-03 to go into production and on-sale in Australia in 2020

Haval has confirmed that its HB-03 concept from last month’s Shanghai Motor Show will go into production and be sold here in 2020.

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16 May 2017

Refreshed 2018 Haval H9 revealed… tweaks courtesy of Australian customers

Refreshed 2018 Haval H9 cops improvements performance, looks and safety in response to feedback from customers in Australia.

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07 Dec 2016

Haval recategorise the H9 from MA to MC… will Jeep and Ford follow its lead?

Haval lead the way by re-categorising the H9 4X4 from MA to MC… Will Ford and Jeep follow its lead with Everest and Grand Cherokee?

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