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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Works 007 gets a new interior, Range Rover style

June 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

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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.

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Beijing Auto C51X SUV will hit the Chinese car market in 2014

June 20, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto C51X SUV will hit the Chinese car market in 2014

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 »

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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto C60 seen testing in China

June 19, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Beijing Auto C60F seen testing in China

 

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.

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Foton & Cummins sign agreement to build two plants in Brazil

June 9, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Foton & Cummins sign agreement to build two plants in Brazil

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.

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Beijing Auto C60 will hit the Chinese car market this year

June 4, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Beijing Auto C60 will hit the Chinese car market this year

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.

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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto B80VJ seen testing in China

June 4, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Beijing Auto B80VJ seen testing in China

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…

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Foton View S MPV launched on the Chinese car market

May 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Foton View S MPV launched on the Chinese car market

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.

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Beijing Auto C90L will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2014

May 22, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto C90L will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2014

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.

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Spy Shots: Foton Tunlan pickup truck testing in India

May 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Foton Tunlan pickup truck testing in India

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.

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Spotted in China: Beijing-Jeep Grand Cherokee police car

May 16, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Beijing-Jeep Grand Cherokee police car

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.

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