Review Category : Zotye

Zotye’s T600 SUV Begins Production

Zotye are a small but plucky company that have managed to ride the waves of the Chinese auto market with relative ease, especially difficult as they are in the shadows of some larger, more ruthless competitors. Their latest model is the below Zotye T600 SUV which was unveiled several years ago at the Beijing Auto Show as a concept but failed to make…

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Zotye Z100 Emerges as China’s Cheapest Car, World’s Most Desirable Cheapest Car

The Tata Nano is the World’s Cheapest Car, it’s not the world’s best looking car, or even the most desirable car, but Zotye seemed to have bridged the gap between cheap and decent looking with the introduction of the Z100.

The Z100 wasn’t on show in Beijing, but it has made it to the internet via an initial launch in Zotye’s home town of Hangzhou….

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Why you cant write off Zotye just yet – Z300 Photoblog

Zotye have long been the subject to take over rumors, as soon as the yearly automotive mergers and acquisitions rumor mill starts going Zotye are placed somewhere at the top of the list, but the plucky company has so far avoided overtures from major state owned companies they are rumored to be close to be setting up a partnership with Mitsubishi owing…

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Zotye sends plans for mini car to patent office

Being a relatively small privately owned car company surrounded by state owned car companies with swelling coffers is no easy task, but Zotye have avoided the mergers so far. Instead of waiting to be taken over, Zotye are planning to establish their independence and have moved away from being a one car line up to having multiple car models underneath…

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Zotye sends the T-Series SUV range to the patent

Zotye may have been based around a single car for the past few years, but they have rapidly expanded their product line up over the past few months to include some interesting new vehicles. The Fiat Multipla based MPV has already hit the market and the Shanghai Auto Show revealed a stand full of concept cars, with no current production cars on display…

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Jiangnan Auto back from the dead with old Suzuki Alto – to be sold at 18,000rmb

The Suzuki Alto has been sold in China under many different names and brands and not in an entirely legal fashion either. Jiangnan Auto was bought out by Zotye, a then aspiring SUV company that recently branched out into other models, they plan to resell the Jiangnan Alto for a mere 18,000rmb which is a significant cut under the current range of super…

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Hold onto your hats – is the Zotye Beijing Auto Show Line up!

At last years Shanghai Auto Show, Zotye had the fantastic compact 5008 pure electric SUV on display which wowed the crowds at the time due to it being the only electric car in the show that was close to going into production, other manufacturers concepts were merely eye candy to evaluate interest prior to production. Zotye also had the old Fiat Palio…

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Zotye EV doing the rounds

A Zotye EV small SUV has been spotted doing the rounds in Hangzhou.

Stats on the EV are currently unavailable, but it looks like its being used by Hangzhou police as its in their car park, and police officers are giving it the once over. Batteries look to be in the truck, and the ‘gas cap’ has been…

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Zotye – Bigger things in the pipe works

Zotye maybe just a small Chinese automaker on the surface, but if you actually dig a little deeper into their background, you soon find that they have plenty of history in the Chinese auto industry, but more on that at a later date. It was Chery that rose from no where in the last decade with nothing more than an abused and unwanted Ford UK engine plant,…

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Zotye to expand line up with old Multipla

Fiat and Zotye signed a deal last year, we all thought the deal was a potential JV, but its more like a deal to sell of Fiats old designs to Zotye who will continue to produce them in the PRC.  The first Fiat for Zotye is the Multipla, quite an ugly car when it was first launched in the UK but the second generation Multipla thankfully got rid of…

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