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The misty ways of Changan Car Transport in China

June 30, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

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A giant FAW car transport truck loaded with 26 Changan minivans, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in Beijing.  I live near a major Changan dealer in the capital. The dealer is located just inside the Fifth Ring Road, and that is a bitch because the big car transport trucks are not allowed to drive within the Fifth Ring Road, for reasons concerning safety, congestion and pollution.

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Landwind X7 will launch on the Chinese car market in August

June 29, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Landwind X7 will launch on the Chinese car market in August

With all the excitement about the Zotye T700 Porsche Macan clone you might be forgiven to forget about the Landwind X7 Range Rover Evoque Clone. But we did not.

And bang here is the news: the Landwind X7 has been delayed by two months to August. It was originally scheduled for June, but the X7 did not appear. The exact launch date will be announced later. Price for the Landwind X7 will range from 135.000 to 150.000 yuan ($21.740 – 24.164).

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Changan Oushang MPV goes Electric in China

June 10, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan Oushang MPV goes Electric in China

This is the new Changan Oushang EV, an electric vehicle based on the upcoming petrol-powered Changan Oushang MPV. The Oushang EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2016. Price is expected to start around 150.000 yuan including all green-car subsidies.

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Changan Oushang MPV will launch in China in August

June 9, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan Oushang MPV will launch in China in August

The brand new Changan Oushang compact MPV will be launched on the Chinese car market in August. Price will start around 70.000 and end around 90.000 yuan, positioning the Oushang spot on for battle against the popular Baojun 730.

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Changan Raeton CC concept debuts on the Shanghai Auto Show in China

April 20, 2015 by Joey Wang

Changan Raeton CC concept debuts on the Shanghai Auto Show in China

The Changan Raeton CC concept has been unveiled on the Shanghai Auto Show in China, showing off a daring grille and sleek looking headlights. The Changan Raeton CC concept previews a future four-door coupe based on the same platform as the 2013 Changan Raeton sedan.

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Changan to launch electric four-door coupe concept on the Shanghai Auto Show

April 8, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Changan to launch electric four-door coupe concept on the Shanghai Auto Show

Changan Auto has released the first image of a new electric four-door coupe concept car that will debut on the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show starting on April 20. The concept features two giant air intakes on each side of the bumper, super thin LED headlights, an illuminated Changan logo, and a rounded bonnet in darker black. The concept will be ‘powered’ by an electric motor with an output of 167hp and 335nm, good for 0-100 in 4.12 seconds, or so Changan claims.

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Landwind X7 will launch on the Chinese car market in June

March 20, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Landwind X7 will launch on the Chinese car market in June

The infamous Landwind X7 SUV will be launched on the Chinese car market in June, two months later than the company announced earlier. The extremely controversial Landwind X7 debuted on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November last year, looking far too much like a Range Rover Evoque.

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Changan Eado EV hits the Chinese car market

March 9, 2015 by Joey Wang

Changan Eado EV hits the Chinese car market

The new Changan Eado EV has been launched on the Chinese car market, featuring a distinctive blue grille, because blue = green. The Eado EV is an electric vehicle for China based on the Changan Eado sedan. Price including all green-car sunsidies starts at 234.900 yuan and ends at 249.900 yuan ($37.500 – 39.900), and that is a hefty about 300.000 yuan more than expected. The subsidy on the Eado EV is 90.000 yuan ($14.370).
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Spy Shots: Changan Auto goes Pickup truck in China

February 2, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Changan Auto goes Pickup truck in China

China’s Changan Auto is going into pickup trucks. Spy Shots show a brand new compact double-cab truck with chrome on the grille, mirrors, and door handles. The yet nameless vehicle will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of this year.

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Changan Eado EV will launch in China in January 2015

December 29, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Changan Eado EV will launch in China in January 2015

The new Changan Eado EV will be launched on the Chinese EV market in January 2015. The Eado EV is an electric vehicle for China based on the Changan Eado sedan. Price will start around 290.000 yuan before green car subsidies from central and local governments. Subsidies on a vehicle like the Eado EV can be as much as 90.000 yuan ($14.460) so sticker price at the dealer will be some 200.000 yuan ($32.140).

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