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.
Published on July 5, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The Dongfeng HUV will see production in China, it will be called Dongfeng Y5 and there will be a military and a civilian version. Debut of the production version is expected for the April 2014 Beijing Auto Show, the Dongfeng HUV concept debuted on the April 2012 Beijing Auto Show.
Published on June 10, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
This is one of the weirdest vehicles we have ever seen in China, and we have seen a lot. It is a motorized tricycle based on the Dongfeng S30, seen in the Dongfeng factory. The rear of the vehicle has been completely rebuilt with a pickup truck bed and a single rear wheel. Read more »
Published on May 31, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Dongfeng-Liuzhou is working on a new mid-size sedan, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2014. Dongfeng-Liuzhou Automotive is a subsidiary of Dongfeng Motors, making cheap SUV’s and pickup trucks. The new sedan will be their first real passenger car.
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.