Published on May 20, 2013 by Joey Wang
In the biggest consolidation in the nation’s fragmented auto industry since 2009, China’s second-largest automaker Dongfeng Motor Corp agreed last week to become a shareholder in Fujian Motor Industry Group Co. Ltd.
Dongfeng signed a framework agreement with the Fujian provincial government to acquire shares in the local automaker from its owner, the Fujian State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.
Published on May 17, 2013 by Joey Wang
Dongfeng Motor Corp, a State-controlled vehicle manufacturer in Shiyan, Hubei province, is planning a share purchase of more than 40 percent in Fujian Motor Industry Group, China Business News reported. The two companies will sign an agreement on the deal on Thursday, but it is unclear how much the deal is worth, the report added.
Published on April 26, 2013 by Joey Wang
The facelifted Dongfeng Fengshen H30 Cross has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 73.800 yuan and ends at 91.800 yuan. The H30 Cross is based on the Dongfeng Fengshen H30 hatchback. Strangely, the facelifted hatchback hasn’t hatched yet. The facelifted Fenshen S30 sedan, which we have seen many a times, was supposed to launch on March 28 but hasn’t made it to the market yet.
Published on April 25, 2013 by Joey Wang
China’s second-biggest auto group Dongfeng Motor Corp plans to invest heavily in its newly restructured passenger vehicle brand over the next couple of years. The partner of PSA Peugeot Citroen, Nissan, Honda and Kia said it will spend 15.65 billion yuan in research and development on its own passenger vehicle unit from 2013 to 2020.
Published on April 19, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The very first live shots of the new Dongfeng-Fengxing Jingyi MPV, it will debut tomorrow on the Shanghai Auto Show. A brand new white example was seen while workers were still busy building the Dongfeng booth on the show floor, forgetting completely to cover the new car. The new Fengxing Jingyi MPV is technically a faelifted old Jingyi MPV, the platform and engines are all the same. The front however is so different that Chinese media call it ‘new’, and we agree.
Published on April 19, 2013 by Joey Wang
The very first live shots of the brand new Dongfeng Fengguang mini-MPV, it will have its official debut tomorrow on the Shanghai Auto Show. The vehicle was seen on Dongfeng’s yet unfinished booth on the show floor where nobody bothered to cover it up. The Fenggguang, formerly known by its codename F505, will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of this year.
Published on April 14, 2013 by W.E. Ning
This is the new Dongfeng Fengxing CM7 MPV. It will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show next week in it will be launched on the Chinese car market soon thereafter. Price of the Fengxing CM7 will start around 150.000 yuan.
Published on April 3, 2013 by Joey Wang
Spy shots from the new Dongfeng-Fengxing Jingyi MPV. Earlier on we heard this very car would be sold as a separate model, code named D20, and even earlier on we heard this very car would be hybrid-only. All not true, badges on the back clearly indicate this is indeed the new Jingyi. ‘New’ is almost an understatement; the design of the front has changed so much it seems to be an entirely different vehicle. Compare:
Published on March 28, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Dongfeng Motor Corp said in its 2012 financial report filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Tuesday that its net profit slumped 94.82 percent year-on-year to 21.73 million yuan ($3.46 million), while revenue declined 17.26 percent to 17.7 billion yuan.
Published on March 18, 2013 by Joey Wang
The facelifted Dongfeng S30 sedan will be launched on the China car market on March 28, but dealers have started to accept reservations so we know the price, which starts at 67.800 yuan and ends at 88.800 yuan. The facelift consists of an all-new front, new rear lights, new rear bumpers, and a slightly updated interior. Read more »