The Youngman-Proton tie up is producing some interesting cars, not interesting in a ‘wow‘ factor but more interesting in the ‘What were they thinking?‘ aspect. Youngman bases its cars off the Proton RCR, a car that was originally sold in China but has since given away to two self developed models from Youngman, neither products are…Read More →
This green Fabia, on show at the Guangzhou Auto Show, is now the star of the Chinese car market. The lime green Fabia is the Skoda’s star car in the Chinese market with it appearing in nearly all Skoda Fabia adverts.
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BYD was the king of the Chinese auto industry prior to 2010, they…Read More →
Subaru executives were…Read More →
The Roewe E50 was launched last month in Shanghai but the production and sales…Read More →
The Honda NSX aired for the first time in China at the Guangzhou Auto Show, although Japanese brands were suffering from political fall out from the Sino-Japanese island spat back in September Acura did not fail in their mission to draw crowds to their stand. Whilst the rest of the Acura range could be considered questionable, the NSX Concept is clearly…Read More →
The People’s Car is currently a giant blue egg from VW, but with the help of the Chinese people VW is hoping to morph the egg into a passenger car vehicle that will be fit for a nation. This is not the first time that VW has made a car especially for the Chinese market, but this is the first time that they are soliciting ideas as to how the car will…Read More →
This years Guangzhou Auto Show made me feel that some Chinese manufacturers had really matured in the way they had handled their product launches. Not so at Chang’an though, they had made some sort of special Auto Show monster out of the CX20 by adding lots of foam and seemingly jacking the car up by several inches. I wonder if it could still steer?
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Kia’s are the new hot brand in 2011, thanks to their new design theme it seems the old Kia has been relegated to a thing of the past, the Kia K2 is ready to take on the Chinese market and the world market at the Guangzhou Auto Show where it will have its world premiere, highlighting the importance of the Chinese market for Kia. The K2 will be packing…Read More →
Other websites might be able to give you some fuzzy pics of a camouflaged MG5 out testing, but China Car Times is 100% (that’s ten tens!) dedicated to bringing the latest news on the Chinese auto industry. Thus we are able to give you the MG5 in full before it launches on Monday morning at the Guangzhou Auto Show.
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When Wuling launched the Hong Guang they opened a new niche market of minivans, a van that could mix the utilitarian load baring capacity of the traditional bread van paired with the comfort of a more traditional passenger car. Sales of the Hong Guang have been strong and it is expected to be one of the products that GM puts its Chevrolet…Read More →
BAIC are going to upset their regional rivals next week by launching the C70 sedan, the Guangzhou Auto Show is in the backyard of the relatively new Guangzhou Auto Company and will be the center piece for their new product launches, Beijing being Beijing will want the world’s eyes on the C70 sedan ahead of a mega launch of other Saab based vehicles…Read More →
Seat has already had its brand launch in China at this years Shanghai Auto Show but the company has not yet had its model launch, which is expected to happen at this years Guangzhou Auto Show which of course starts next week.
As you can see, Seat models have been sighted out testing several times in China – note…Read More →
The Zotye Z300 is Zotye’s latest mid size car, although the car looks like a completely new car it does have some interesting technology under it. Power comes from a 1.5L Mitsubishi engine owing to Zotye’s lack of self developed engine technology, but the platform itself comes from the Lancia Lybra platform, although thankfully the two cars do not share…Read More →
First Automobile Works owns multiple brands, at the top end they have the flagship Hong Qi (Red Flag), then in the middle they have Besturn, then Xiali in the economy section, and now they are planning to add OuLai. Oulai will sit at the bottom of the range and its first car will be based on the 1982 mark 2 VW Jetta platform – a car that never went…Read More →
Did China Car Times miss any cars from the Guangzhou Auto Show that you really wanted to see? Hoping to catch a glimpse of the Chang’an Ben Ben Mini Love or other Chinese built machine that we totally forgot? Several China Car Times readers have come forward with their own picture collections from the show. Enjoy:
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