20/06/2021 Press release
Great Wall Motor and TotalEnergies strengthen their strategic cooperation
Baoding, June 22, 2021
Great Wall Motor (GWM) a leading Chinese car manufacturer with an independent R&D force and TotalEnergies, a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale, signed two agreements in Baoding, China, to strengthen their partnership in future R&D and international business cooperation.
A joint lab on new energy vehicle fluids
The first cooperation is related to a joint technical and development laboratory contract for further collaboration on new energy vehicle fluids. TotalEnergies will continue to invest in the equipment of the joint laboratory at the GWM HAVAL Technical Center. TotalEnergies will draw on its extensive experience and know-how in lubricant research and development to provide GWM with technical support, establish norms and standards for lubricant use, and carry out key projects such as retrofitting existing engines and developing new engines. This opening ceremony demonstrates the long-term commitment of both parties to pursue technical excellence and develop world-class products and services to meet consumer demands.
Mrs Hongyan SHAN, Vice President of GWM said: “Since our cooperation with TotalEnergies started in 2009, we regard TotalEnergies as a valuable technical partner; both parties have several achievements on lubricant development, and with the further collaboration based on the joint lab, we expect more innovation and contribution in the area of fluid development for new energy vehicles.”
Mr. Ian LEPETIT, President of Total (China) Investment, commented: “Great Wall Motor and TotalEnergies share the same core values: focus on innovation, professionalism, competence, and customer orientation. We are delighted with this renewal which will allow our two companies to continue efforts in research and development to offer customers products that best meet their needs. The Joint Lab will allow us to focus on new energy vehicles, technologies and products to be resolutely future-oriented.”
The overseas cooperation
The two companies have also renewed their strategic overseas cooperation for the fourth time since 2012. TotalEnergies continues to be GWM’s recommended partner for the sales of lubricants across all Great Wall Motor’ overseas after sales service networks. Both companies will continue to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable growth in the global market and their partnership in developing world-class products and services to best meet their customers' expectations.
About Great Wall Motor
Great Wall Motor Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as "GWM") is a world-renowned manufacturer, owns five brands, that is HAVAL, WEY, ORA, TANK and GWM Pickup, and products cover three categories: SUV, passenger car and pickup. It was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2003 and the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2011. GWM has been listed among "China's Top 500 Enterprises", “The Best of Asia-Pacific’s Biggest Listed Companies”, “Forbes Global 2000”, and “BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese brands” for years. GWM is the first Chinese auto enterprise among the members of Hydrogen Council. By the end of 2020, its assets had reached 154.2 billion CNY. With over 80 holding subsidiaries, the Company has more than 70,000 employees.
About Total Lubricants China
Total Lubricants (China) Co. Ltd. (TLC) is an affiliate of broad energy Group TotalEnergies. TLC has been a major supplier of lubricants in China for more than 20 years with headquarters in Shanghai. With over 510 employees, three lubricants production sites and an efficient supply chain in China, TLC is committed to serving our customers.
About TotalEnergies' Lubricants business
TotalEnergies is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of lubricants, with 42 production sites around the world and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. TotalEnergies' Lubricants business offers innovative, high-performance and environmentally friendly products and services, developed by its R&D centers, which employ over 130 researchers. TotalEnergies' lubricants business is a key partner for players in the automotive, industrial and marine markets.
About the Marketing & Services division of TotalEnergies
TotalEnergies’ Marketing & Services business segment offers its professional and private customers a wide range of broad energy products and services—petroleum products, biofuels, charging and related services for electric vehicles, gas for road and maritime transportation—to support them in their mobility and help them reduce their carbon footprint. Every day, over 8 million customers visit our 16,000 service-stations all over the world. As the world’s number four in lubricants, we design and sell high-performance products for the automotive, industrial and maritime sectors. And to provide the best response to the needs of our B2B customers, we deploy our sales forces, our international logistics network and our diverse offering. We operate in 107 countries, where our 31,000 employees stand close to all of our customers.
TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our 105,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, clean, reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.
2021年6月22日，保定 — 全球多元化能源公司道达尔能源和中国领先汽车制造商长城汽车于中国保定签署了两项协议，以深化双方在研发和国际业务方面的合作伙伴关系。
签约仪式上，长城汽车副总裁崔凯、副总裁刘向上同道达尔能源代表道达尔投资中国总裁Ian LEPETIT，道达尔润滑油中国董事总经理Stephane DION在保定分别续签了长城汽车/道达尔能源战略合作框架协议及合作声明函。
长城汽车股份有限公司（以下简称 "长城汽车"）是全球知名的汽车制造商，拥有哈弗、WEY、欧拉、TANK和长城皮卡五个品牌，产品涵盖三大类：SUV、乘用车和皮卡。它于2003年在香港证券交易所上市，2011年在上海证券交易所上市。长城汽车连续多年入选 "中国企业500强"、"亚太最佳上市公司"、"福布斯全球2000强"、"BrandZ最具价值中国品牌100强"。长城汽车是氢能理事会成员中的第一家中国汽车企业。截至2020年底，其资产已达1542亿元人民币。公司拥有80多家控股子公司，员工超过7万人。