Hongguang (Wuling)

Apr 21, 2017

On April 19, SAIC-GM-Wuling introduced the Wuling Hong Guang S3, its first SUV, at Auto Shanghai 2017.
The Hong Guang S3 was developed on the same platform as its sibling, the Hong Guang MPV.
Positioned as a compact seven-seater, it has a 2,800-mm wheelbase, along with a length of 4,654 mm, width of 1,731 mm and height of 1,777 mm (which rises to 1,790 mm with the optional roof rack). This supports a comfortable interior.
It has two engine options to meet customers' driving needs: a 1.5L naturally aspirated engine and a 1.5L turbocharged engine.
The Hong Guang MPV was introduced in 2010. Three years later, the Hong Guang S MPV joined the lineup, followed by the Hong Guang S1 MPV in 2015. Nearly 3.2 million members of the Hong Guang lineup have been sold over the years. The nameplate has been especially popular among small and intermediate enterprises, as well as private entrepreneurs, for personal and business use.

GM (China) Release on April 19, 2017

May 02, 2013
China Automotive Systems, Inc.'s subsidiary, Jingzhou Henglong Automotive Parts Co., Ltd., has entered into a multi-year agreement to supply the SAIC-GM-Wuling ("SGMW") joint venture with its high-quality rack and pinion power steering systems. The Company has commenced shipments, and the steering units are intended to be primarily installed in SGMW's Wuling Hongguang brand, which is the best selling multi-purpose vehicle ("MPV") in China. Based on current order rates, total steering systems to be shipped by the Company to SGMW could reach approximate 350,000 units for the 2013 year.(From a press release, May 2, 2013)
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