Published on July 4, 2014 by W.E. Ning
Ford has released the first official photos of the new Ford Escort for the Chinese car market. The new Escort debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Earlier on we heard the Escort would hit the market in Q4. However, the latest reports in Chinese media indicate launch has been postponed to January 2015.
Published on July 2, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
A very fuzzy Ford Focus Classic, Spotted in China in Beijing by Reader Han W., thank you for the pictures! The good Ford is wrapped in an eye slashing lime green wrap than makes me want a Corona, and further fjorded up with a lowered suspension for low riding adventuring, darkened windows, an extra fatass exhaust pipe, and super wide low profile slick-like tires with racy white 5-spoke alloys.
Published on June 17, 2014 by W.E. Ning
The latest spy shots of the Ford Everest SUV testing in China, getting ready for its launch on the Chinese car market in early 2015. The Ford Everest will be manufactured in China by the Jiangling-Ford joint venture. Price will start around 250.000 yuan and end around 400.000 yuan ($40.000 – 64.000). The Everest will be the largest SUV in Ford’s China lineup.
Published on June 17, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the new Jiayue sedan. Jiayue is a new sub brand owned by the Changan-Ford joint venture. Jiayue (佳跃), is best translated as Good Leap, as in ‘leap forward’. The sedan is nothing more than a rebadged Ford Focus Classic, powered by an old 120hp 1.8 liter petrol engine. Price is expected to start around 90.000 yuan. Chinese media report today that there will be an electric variant as well, but this hasn’t been confirmed by Ford.
Published on June 16, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
Lincoln will launch five new cars in China by 2016, showing Ford’s luxury brand is finally getting serious about attacking the largest car market in the world. First up is the Lincoln MKC SUV. It will be imported into China with a launch on the Chinese auto market scheduled for Q4.
Published on June 7, 2014 by Joey Wang
Ford continues its winning streak in China. Ford and its Chinese joint ventures sold 93.323 cars in May, up 32 % from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker announced on Friday. That follows a 29% year-on-year rise in April and a 28% increase in March.
Published on June 6, 2014 by W.E. Ning
Spy shots showing that the new Ford Escort is almost ready for the Chinese car market. The new Ford Escort debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, and launch is expected for Q3. Price will range from 90.000 to 120.000 yuan. The Ford Escort is manufactured in China by the Changan-Ford joint venture.
Published on May 16, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
Ford is planning a new sub-brand for the Chinese car market, together with its local partner Changan Automotive. The brand will be owned by the Changan-Ford joint venture, and it will be called ‘Jiayue’ (佳跃), best translated as ‘Good Leap, as in ‘leap forward’. Logo seems to resemble a wing, or a bird.
Published on April 20, 2014 by Joey Wang
Published on April 20, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
The Lincoln MKX Concept SUV debuted today on the Beijing Auto Show. The Lincoln MKX Concept previews a new global Lincoln SUV that will be launched on world markets in 2016. ‘Global’ means it will be manufactured in the U.S. and in other countries, and its launch in China implies it will be made there as well.