Published on February 20, 2014 by Joey Wang
Dongfeng Motor is to pay approximately 800 million euro ($1.1 billion) for a 14% stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen, the leading French carmaker, while the French government is expected to acquire an equal stake.
As a result, Dongfeng Motor, the French government and the Peugeot family will hold the same number of shares in Peugeot. A new committee overseeing Asia development will be created in the supervisory board of Peugeot, to be chaired by a representative of Dongfeng.
Published on January 13, 2014 by W.E. Ning
The very first spy shots of the new Dongfeng Fengshen D23 sedan. The Fengshen D23 will be debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and will be launched on the China car market in October, The Fengshen D23 is based on the Peugeot 207 sedan that is still in production at the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture.
Published on January 3, 2014 by Joey Wang
New spy shots a new Dongfeng Fengshen SUV called ‘G29′. The Fengshen G29 will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and will be launched on the China car market in the second half of the year. The G29 is based on the Nissan Qashqai that is made in China by the Dongfeng-Nissan joint venture.
Published on December 5, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots of the upcoming Dongfeng Fengxing sedan, the first sedan to be launched on the China car market under the Fengxing sub-brand. The sedan will likely be called ”Jingzhi”, best translated as ‘Views’. The Fengxing sedan is based the Dongfeng Fengshen A60 sedan, and both are based on the old Nissan Sylphy sedan.
Published on November 26, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The Dongfeng Jingyi X5 1.8 Turbo has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 99.900 yuan and ends at 105.900 yuan. The Jingyi X5 1.8 Turbo is powered by a brand new turbocharged 1.8 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with an output of 160hp and 215nm, mated to a 5-speed manual.
Published on November 25, 2013 by Joey Wang
The might of the largest Chinese car companies is growing in a ever faster pace. The latest example is Dongfeng Motor, which is considering the purchase of a large stake in troubled PSA Peugeot Citroen, but only if Chief Executive Philippe Varin leaves the company first. PSA has already started interviewing candidates to replace Varin, after Chinese partner Dongfeng said a deeper alliance should be accompanied by management change.
Published on November 13, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The badass and infamous Dongfeng EQ2050, also known as the ‘Chinese Hummer’, which in a way it certainly is. The EQ2050 Brave Soldier debuted in 2004 and is officially only available to the Chinese army, but those with the right connections can get one for the road.
Published on October 30, 2013 by Joey Wang
The Dongfeng Xiaokang Fengguang mini MPV has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 53.800 yuan and ends at 62.800 yuan. Xiaokang is a Dongfeng sub brands making rugged minivans, the Fengguang is their first foray into the passenger car market.
Published on October 10, 2013 by Joey Wang
The very first live spy shots of the new Dongfeng Fengxing sedan, based on the Dongfeng Fengshen A60 sedan, and both based on the old Nissal Sylphy that was made in China by the Dongfeng-Nissan joint venture. Fengxing and Fengshen are both subsidiaries of Dongfeng Motor.
Published on August 19, 2013 by Joey Wang
Finally some new spy shots showing the Dongfeng-Liuzhou V20, a Cadillac SRX clone from China. The V20 was expected to hit the China car market this year, but new reports indicate launch is delayed until early 2014. Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Company is a subsidiary of the Dongfeng Motor Corporation, aimed at making cheap SUV’s, MPV’s and pickup trucks.