In November 2016, GAC Motor cooperated with SanjiangyuanNational Park Administration and World Wildlife Fund to develop the first national park protection plan for China.
In November 2010, GAC MOTOR was designated as a concierge vehicle for the Guangzhou Asian Games. Guests from around the world were provided efficient and comfortable transportation by a fleet of 500 sedans that provided the highest quality of service.
The Australia-China Desert Adventure was a large-scale environment-friendly exploration and nature protection event which was a part of official celebration of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The event was designed to boost friendly economic, trade and cultural exchanges between China and Australia, provide a good opportunity for mankind to learn the global desertification and call on humans to protect their homeland together. The GAC MOTOR GS5 was designated as the official vehicle of the event. The GS5 SUVs and 32 heroic drivers from all around the world put on a brave challenge to the Kumukuli Desert, the world’s highest desert in altitude. The GS5 SUVs and their brave drivers overcame the altitude stress caused by an elevation of 4,000m and effectively fought off attacks from ferocious yaks, completing the first human crossing of the Kumukuli Desert. Li Xiaolin, President of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, highly praised the Australia-China Desert Adventure as a historic feat and a high-profile international exchange event jointly held by the government and civilian parties, which ingeniously blended Australia-China friendship and environment protection with showcasing of the strengths of GAC MOTOR’s cars.
At of the end of 2013, the Antelope Vehicle Project had formed a 200-person team to bring education to the countryside in Qinghai, with 892 teaching hours and 483 superior lessons provided. 156 school-based research and thematic training sessions were organized, benefitting 4,565 teachers and 13,140 students in mountainous regions.
At 8:02am April 20, 2013, an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale hit Ya’an in Sichuan Province, China. With an epicenter depth of 1,300m, this grand earthquake caused several thousands of casualties, affecting at least 383,000 people. After the disaster, GAC MOTOR responded at the first opportunity by donating RMB 3 million worth of goods to support disaster relief and reconstruction work there. On behalf of GAC MOTOR, General Manager Song Wu expressed condolences to local people and set up a special GAC MOTOR task force to help locals to resume their normal work and life as early as possible. At the same time, GAC MOTOR asked some of its dealers in Sichuan province to provide as many as GS5 and GA5 cars for post-disaster relief work.
The International Forum (TEDA) on Chinese Automotive Industry Development (“TEDA Forum”) is the biggest, the most influential international conference in China’s automotive industry. It has held a series of conferences and interactive seminars on the theme of “Sustainable Development of China’s Automotive Industry”. In 2014, GAC MOTOR took part in the TEDA Forum and showcased its GA5, GS5, new energy vehicles and other exquisite models. Among them, the GA5 and GS5 were named the “designated reception vehicles for VIPs” of the event. To respond to the forum theme of “Deepening Reforms & Automotive Power Strategy”, GAC MOTOR decided to put on a dazzling display of its new energy vehicles at the forum, giving a glimpse of its ambition to become the No.1 brand in the government vehicle field. GAC MOTOR has been the designated provider of service vehicles for VIPs at the TEDA Forum for four consecutive years. Building upon its outstanding product and service quality, GAC MOTOR has won high praise from attending guests at various grand high-end gatherings, including the Asian Games, the Guangdong People’s Congress & CPPCC Sessions, China (Guangzhou) International Finance EXPO and the China International Fair for Investment and Trade.
Co-sponsored by the economic and trade departments of China and the 10 ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Secretariat, China-ASEAN Expo is a national-level grand gathering of international economic and trade exchanges organized by the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The 10th China-ASEAN Expo was held in Guangxi, China in September 2014. In recognition of its advanced technologies and outstanding processes, GAC MOTOR has been named the provider of official reception-use vehicles to the event three times in a row, firmly establishing itself as a shining iconic symbol of ASEAN Expo. As a representative of China’s auto industry, GAC MOTOR has continuously provided service vehicles for various international high-end events, showcasing the strong momentum and solid strength of the Chinese auto industry to government dignitaries of various foreign countries and distinguished guests from all walks of life. GAC MOTOR now shoulders the lofty mission of putting on splendid performances for “Chinese auto brands” to the world.
The China International Fair for Investment and Trade (“CIFIT”) is held in Xiamen, China in September each year. It is currently China’s only international investment promotion fair to boost two-way investment. CIFIT is also the largest investment fair certified by the Union of International Fairs (“UFI”). Having become CIFIT’s strategic partner in the previous four years, GAC MOTOR once again won the recognition of the event organizers in 2014 by providing services to the government and business dignitaries from all over the world and successfully fulfilling the great task of offering reception vehicles for attending VIPs, which was a highlight of the grand fair. During the 18th CIFIT in 2014, GAC MOTOR drew the special attention of a delegation led by H. E. Abdulla Al Saleh, Vice Economy Minister of the United Arab Emirates, who personally visited the GAC MOTOR booth to see the outstanding performance of GAC MOTOR’s products and learn more about the company’s strategic layout in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East.
Vowing to be a warm-hearted automobile brand, GAC MOTOR, since its establishment, has actively implemented social responsibilities of an enterprise and responded to China's five development ideas (i.e. innovation, coordination, green, openness and sharing) as well as constantly sent positive energy to all sectors of society in issues like public welfare, low-carbon and environmental protection and sustainable development. By joining hands with the Administrative Office of Three-river Source National Park and WWF, GAC MOTOR in 2016 launched "Born in Leading Action of Three-river Source National Park" ("Three-river Source" Program for short)—China's first national park protection program. It is the first case that an enterprise participated in construction of China's national park and GAC MOTOR became the "green guardian" for ecological protection of Three-river Source.
In September 2016, GAC Motor rewarded Rio Olympicgold medalists of Guangdong origin, with a view to carrying forward the Olympic spirit of “higher, faster and stronger”.
In June 2016, GAC MOTOR donated RMB 5 million to Hualong Hospital in the Panyu District of Guangzhou to raise the level of local medical and health care and improve the living conditions of local residents.
Since 2016, our company has actively responded to the Opinion of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Guangdong Provincial People's Government on the Implementation of Focused Poverty Alleviation in the following Three Years in the New Era, and conducted targeted poverty alleviation work in Silian Village, Jiupo Town, Lianzhou City, Guangdong Province. It is estimated that our company will invest RMB 1 million each year for three consecutive years to help build Silian Village into a new socialist countryside where the quality of life is generally improved with rapid development of the rural economy, the driving role of modern agriculture is obvious, the primary, secondary and tertiary industries are well coordinated for promotion, and there is great development vitality.
From June to July 2017, continuous heavy rains caused floods in many areas of Hunan, millions of people were affected, tens of thousands of houses collapsed, a lot of crops were destroyed, and production & life of Hunan people suffered a serious loss. GAC Motor donated RMB 10 million to the Hunan Charity Federation, earmarked for flood control and post-disaster reconstruction in Hunan. At the same time, it provided six free rescue and maintenance services to its car owners in the affected areas, conveying GAC Motor’s people-oriented brand image to the public.
Between 2012 and 2015, in cooperation with Shenzhen Society Thinking Welfare Foundation and Qinghai Education Department, GAC Motor organized “public activities —highland mobile teaching vehicle (antelope vehicle)”, which benefited nearly 20,000 students and teachers atover 200 primary schools in mountainous areas through the delivery of more than 1000 class hours of courses.
GAC Motor Company (hereinafter referred to as “GAC Motor”), established on July 21, 2008, is devoted to the production and sales of world-class vehicles, motors,auto parts & accessories and automotive suppliesas well as R&D of automobile engineering technology. The baseof GAC Motoris located in Panyu district, covering a floor area of about 1,200,000m2. By the end of September 2017, the number of its employees had exceeded 13,000. As a national high-tech enterprise, GAC Motor completed the first phase construction ofa world-class vehicle and motor plantwith a production capacity of 100,000 vehicles per year in September 2010. The plant’scapacity was increased to 200,000 vehicles per year through capacity expansion in October 2014.A new plant was established and launched into operation in June 2016, whose capacity reached 150,000 vehicles per year.The standard production capacity of Panyu base is 350,000 vehicles per year.