New spy shots showing the Beiqi Yinxiang Huansu S2 & S3 mini SUV’s, they will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April. The Huansu S2 is the five-seater and the Huansu S3 the seven seater. The Huansu S2 & S3 are manufactured by Beiqi Yinxiang Automobile, a joint venture between the Beijing Auto (Beiqi) and the Yinxiang Motorcycle Group.
A beautiful black Beijing-Jeep Cherokee 2500, Spotted in China on the streets of the great city of Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the pictures! The good Cherokee was wrapped in a very fine matte black wrap, neatly covering the bumpers and mirrors. The giant grille is left in chrome for contrast.
Beijing City has added 200 electric taxis to its taxi fleet. The Beijing Auto E150EV taxis, based on the Beijing Auto E-series, will operate in Shunyi District to the northeast of Beijing proper. The project is chaired by the Shunyi District Department of Transportation, a government agency. The district has built a ‘New energy electric taxi operation center’ with 210 parking lots and 110 fast-charging points. The center is visible in the background.
Another 154 electric-taxi-only parking lots and 31 fast-charging points will be build throughout the district during this year. As for now, the taxis will only accept passengers traveling within Shunyi District, as there are no proper charging facilities anywhere else. The taxis will be busy anyway; Shunyi District has an area of 1,020 square kilometers (390 sq mi) and a population of about one million.
In the faraway future Beijing City wants to have 20 ‘new energy electric taxi operation centers’, so passengers can travel anywhere on electric power.
Spy Shots showing the production version of the Beijing Auto Senova D-Series EV, it will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and it will be launched on the China car market in the second half of this year. The Senova EV will be available to all and won’t be another limited-production pilot project.
Beijing Auto plans to make 10.000 cars this year and 20.000 in 2015. Price will start around 300.000 yuan but green-car subsidies by central and local governments will bring that down to about 235.000 yuan. Power comes from an electric motor with an output of 55hp and 127nm, good for a 130km/h top speed. Range is 150km. The electricity is stored in a lithium-ion battery.
New spy shots showing the Foton U201 SUV completely naked in China. The Foton U201 is a new large SUV under the Foton brand, a subsidiary of the Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC). The Foton U201 will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and will be launched on the China car market soon thereafter.
The very best spy shots so far of the civilian version of the upcoming Beijing Auto B80. The civilian version will be called B80V and the military version B80VJ. The Beijing Auto B80 is expected to debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April. The civilian version will be launched on the China car market sometime late next year.
New spy shots show that the Beijing Auto C50E is ready for the China car market. The Beijing Auto C50E will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and will be launched on the Chinese auto market around the same time. The C50E will be sold under the Senova/Shenbao brand name, and designation will likely be ‘A150′.
The Beijing Auto BJ40 has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 146.800 yuan and ends at 186.800 yuan. The coming of the BJ40 was delayed for many a times and we bet Beijing Auto is very happy they finally got it on the road.
The Beijing Auto BJ40 debuted as the Beijing Auto Works B40 on the 2010 Beijing Auto Show, and over the years we have seen it testing all over the country. Interestingly, its appearance is basically unchanged and the engine is the same that ‘powered’ the 2010 concept.
New spy shots of the upcoming Beijing Auto B80, showing for the first time a variant with a high roof. The B80 is a new all-terrain vehicle developed primarily for the armed forces but there will be a civilian version as well. This high-roof variant seems to be an army version. The armed forces very often deploy vehicles with a heightened roof, using the extra space to store equipment, electronics, or weaponry.