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…

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The Suzuki WagonR was a funny little box when it first came out, but the facelifts given to the microbox after it first aired are making look even worse. Although its exterior asthetics may not please us, it seems to be on a winning streak in the Chinese countryside where demand for cars such as the WagonR is still quite high, the current WagonR has…

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GM’ is China’s biggest car manufacturer, mostly due to its three way tie up between SAIC, GM and of course Wuling itself. These minivans have become the back bone of the rural economy in China, tasked with taking upto 7 people or loads of pigs, vegetables and whatever else you can fit in the back of one, these vans are speeding up the delivery of goods…

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GM have successfully launched their latest brand and first model in Chengdu. The Baojun brand and the first 630 sedan had its first airing at the Shanghai Auto Show earlier this year, yesterday the 630 officially launched in Chengdu. The Baojun brand was created via a three way tie up between Shanghai Auto Industry Corp (SAIC), Wuling mini vans, and…

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The Chinese Passenger Car Association has announced that the Chinese market has hit the skids in July, the biggest fall seems to be in the mini van sector. Mini vans were heavily supported in 2010 thanks to a Cars to the Countryside program which assisted rural buyers with car buying subsidies, of course as soon as government support for these projects…

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