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05.23.2013 19:07

Great Wall Motor Hit Cruise Control in 2012

With founder Wei Jianjun in the driver's seat, the domestic automaker had great success, and experts say he is the key to continued prosperity
By staff reporter Liang Dongmei

(Beijing) – The performance of leading automaker Great Wall Motor Co. Ltd. has stunned investors since early last year.

Its share price jumped 103 percent in 2012 on the Shanghai bourse, the largest increase among the publicly held carmakers in the country.

While sluggish demand last year meant most others in the industry stalled, Great Wall's sales and financial performance were a different story.

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