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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China and Japan’s diplomatic spat in September looked like it was leading towards actual war at one point, both parties eventually backed down but in China where street protests turned violent, Japanese branded cars, stores and restaurants bore the brunt of an angry youth. Chinese car buyers backed off Japanese car brands in September for a number of…

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One man bought himself a Great Wall Hover M1 to get around town in Guiyang city, but the gent also has a knack for painting in the dirt on his car windows. The ‘painting’ is not shabby either, taking his paint brush to the ever present dirt in China, the cars owner has managed…

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Prior to World War Two as Westerners know it, Imperial Japan was busy taking hold of land in Asia, Modern Day Okinawa, Korea, Taiwan and the surrounding islands to Taiwan. Fast Forward to 1945, Japan had surrendered to the US and its allies, and countries were waking up from 50 years of Japanese colonization. All land was returned, except for a group…

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Chevrolet is a big brand in China, but we didn’t know that it was a big brand back in the 1940′s when this Fleetmaster made it to the then Republic of China. According to the Chevrolet Fleetline Wikipedia page the car was introduced in 1941, which is when China…

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Several years ago the Honda Fit was the car to buy if you wanted a small car from a joint venture manufacturer, back in the old days the battle lines between joint venture companies and Chinese companies were quite clear, JV’s would make high end cars and Chinese would make cheap low end cars. Of course these lines have been rubbed into the dirt now,…

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