BEIJING, June 7 Great Wall Motor
, China largest SUV maker, plans to more than double
its capacity and workforce by 2015 as its speeds up expansion in
China and overseas, it said in a statement on Friday.
Capacity will reach 1.5 million by 2015, more than double
the 2012 level, and it plans to add 63,800 new hires during the
period, including 43,000 assembly line workers and 2,800
management staff. It currently has 56,000 employees.
Last year, Great Wall, best known for its Haval SUV, sold
624,600 cars, up 28.3 percent from a year earlier. Sales in the
first four months came to 250,000, up 38 percent, according to
(Reporting by Fang Yan and Kazunori Takada)