Published on June 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Beijing Auto Works (BAW), a subsidiary of BAIC, is working on a facelift for the BAW 007 SUV. We haven’t seen the exterior yet but the interior is interesting enough, for now. The dashboard is completely new and loox very much inspired by the dashboard found in the Range Rover Evoque.
Published on June 20, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The Beijing Auto C51X SUV will be launched on the Chinese car market next year. The C51X will be based on the platform of the old Saab 9-3, just like the upcoming Beijing Auto C60F. The Beijing Auto C51X debuted as a concept on the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, the production version is expected to debut on the April 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Read more »
Published on June 19, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots of the upcoming Beijing Auto C60, it will be launched on the Chinese car market late this year. The Beijing Auto C60 debuted as the ‘C60F’ concept’ on the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, it was later renamed C60G. The production version is expected to debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November.
Published on June 9, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer Beiqi Foton Motors Co signed an agreement with US engine manufacturer Cummins Inc on June 5 to jointly explore the Brazilian market. Foton will partner Cummins to build two plants in the country by 2014.
The new plants in Brazil will produce light trucks and pick-ups for the South American market, but annual production capacity has not yet been decided. Cummins now has a local plant with annual production capacity of 30,000 engines.
Published on June 4, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The Beijing Auto C60 will be launched on the Chinese car market late this year, debut of the production version is expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November. The Beijing Auto C60 debuted as ‘C60F’ on the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, it was later renamed C60G.
Published on June 4, 2013 by Joey Wang
New spy shots of the Beijing Auto B80VJ testing in China. The last time we saw the vehicle was in July last year. The B80VJ is destined for the army, the ‘B80V‘ is the civilian version. The B80 is design-wise inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, which should be all right by now, and is based on the platform of Beijing Auto Works Knight S12 which is basically a rebadged Beijing-Jeep Cherokee. Platforms really never die in China…
Published on May 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The new Foton View S MPV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 139.000 yuan and ends at 167.000 yuan. The Foton View S is a more luxurious variant of the base Foton View MPV. The S comes with a lots of leather and wood, extra chrome, and a heightened roof.
Published on May 22, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Beijing Auto has confirmed that the Beijing Auto C90L will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2014. The C90L debuted on the April 2012 Beijing Auto Show. Design of the production car will be a mix of the C90L and the Beijing Auto Concept 900 that debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show last month.
Published on May 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Spy shots of a Foton Tunland pickup truck testing in India, seen in the great city of Pune by a sharp-eyed reader of IndianAutosBlog.com. Foton is a subsidiary of Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC), making pickup trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Published on May 16, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
A very law-enforcement Beijing-Jeep Grand Cherokee, seen on the parking lot of the Cipate police equipment show in Beijing. The Beijing police still uses a many Cherokee’s, mostly for ferrying around high ranking coppers. The Grand Cherokee was made in China from 2005 until 2008 by the Beijing-Jeep joint venture.