Published on December 1, 2013 by Joey Wang
Spy Shots showing the new Volkswagen Golf R testing on Chinese roads. The Golf 7 R will be imported into China and is expected to hit the China car market in early 2014. Price of the Volkswagen Golf R in China will start around 350.000 yuan or 57.000 USD.
Published on November 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Today in China Car History the extremely rare Hongqi CA 5020 XBYA stretched wagon, seen in the great city of Chengdu in Sichuan Province by a friend of a friend. The Hongqi CA 5020 XBYA was a wagon variant of the Hongqi CA 7246 stretched limousine, which was a stretched variant of the Hongqi CA 7200 sedan, which was based on the China-made Audi 100/200. Read more »
Published on November 28, 2013 by Joey Wang
Volkswagen has stated it will start mass production of electric cars in China in 2016. Volkswagen will make the electric cars at each of its two Chinese joint ventures; FAW-Volkswagen and Shanghai-Volkswagen. Which cars Volkswagen will built is yet unconfirmed but the rumor mill says the E-up! and the E-Golf will be the starters. The much publicized FAW-Volkswagen Kaili EV will remain a make-the-government-happy pilot project without any form of mass production.
Volkswagen reckons the market for electric cars in China will start to grow in the future, when fuel prices and anti-pollution measures will make the petrol-powered cars less popular.
Published on November 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The China-made Volkswagen Golf has debuted in China, one day before the formal start of the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show. As usual, Volkswagen organized its own launch party outside the normal show-ceremony schedule. The Volkswagen Golf 7 is made in China by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture.
Published on November 20, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The very first live shots of the China-made Volkswagen Golf 7, it will debut on Friday on the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show but we couldn’t wait that long. A gray blue example was spotted on the Volkswagen booth-under-construction in the exhibition hall, looking very clean and ready for Friday’s party where it will be joined by the China-made Audi A3 sedan.
Published on November 16, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Production of the Volkswagen Golf 7 has officially started in the brand new Volkswagen factory in the city of Foshan in Guangdong Province. A perfectly washed gray example had to honor of being car 0000001, a number that shows Volkswagen has high expectations for the Foshan factory.
Published on November 12, 2013 by W.E. Ning
New spy shots of the Audi A3 sedan testing in China. The Audi A3 sedan will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month and it will be launched on the China car market in April next year. The Audi A3 will be made in China by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture, in the new factory in Foshan in Guangdong Province.
Published on November 5, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The China-made Audi A3 sedan and Volkswagen Golf 7, seen standing side by side on a parking lot. Both cars will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month. The A3 will be launched on the China car market in mid 2014, the Golf just before the end of this year. The Audi A3 and Volkswagen Golf are made in China by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture.
Published on October 30, 2013 by Joey Wang
This is the new China-made Volkswagen Golf 7, it will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November and it will be launched on the Chinese Auto market around the same time. The Volkswagen Golf 7 is made in China by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture. It is manufactured in the existing factory in Changchun and in a brand new factory in Foshan in Guangdong Province. Volkswagen got big plans with the Volkswagen Golf in China…
Published on October 28, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
A very dark-but-light Volkswagen Sagitar sedan, seen on a car market in east Beijing. The good Sagitar has been wrapped in a matte black wrap with glitters, and was further sexed up slightly by optional 5-spoke sporty alloys.