The latest news on the Shanghai-GM joint venture in China

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Baojun Is Going Wagon With The New 310W

November 28, 2016 by W.E. Ning

Baojun Is Going Wagon With The New 310W

This is the new Wuling 310W, a hip-ish wagon based on the Baojun 310 hatchback. It is however quite a lot bigger; 60 centimeter extra length and 20 centimeter extra wheelbase. It is rated as a five-seater but on the photo of the rear end we can clearly see an extra pop-up bench in the back with another two seats.

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Baojun 510 Is A Daring New Compact SUV For China

November 23, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Baojun 510 Is A Daring New Compact SUV For China

Baojun is fast becoming a brand of its own instead of just a final resting place for unwanted old GM platforms. Here is all the evidence: The new Baojun 510 that debuted on the Guangzhou Auto Show is a daring new compact SUV with beautiful lines and brilliant lights.

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New Buick GL8 Launched On The Chinese Car Market

November 8, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

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The new Buick GL8 MPV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 289.900 yuan and ends at 449.900 yuan ($42.800-66.400).  The new GL8 comes in two variants; the luxury Avenir, pictured above, and an ES base model. The Avenir comes with extra fancy paint, a different grille, special alloys, and a luxurious interior.

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Buick Teases The Velite Concept For The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

November 7, 2016 by W.E. Ning

Buick Teases The Velite Concept For The Guangzhou Auto Show In ChinaIn Guangzou

GM China has released a teaser of the Buick Velite concept car that will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month, with sharp looking lights and a blue-glowing grille. But we are very sure the production version won’t get any of that.

It is indeed very odd that Buick bothers with a concept at all because the real thing is ready to go. Buick probably doesn’t want the Velite to take away attention from the new GL8, which is one of Buick’s biggest moneymakers in China.

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Officially Official: The New Baojun 510 SUV For China

October 19, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Officially Official: The New Baojun 510 SUV For China

Baojun has released the first official images of the Baojun 510, a compact SUV for China that will be positioned below the Baojun 560. And where the latter looks good but boring, the 510 looks mad. Just look at the bonnet line running from the headlights to the window frame. Brilliant, and very daring.

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New Chevrolet Equinox Will Be Manufactured In China

October 17, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

New Chevrolet Equinox Will Be Manufactured In China

The all new Chevrolet Equinox will be manufactured in China. Manufacturing is set to start mid-next year with a launch on the Chinese car market in Q3. The Equinox will be made by the long running Shanghai-GM joint venture. It is the first time GM brings the Equinox name to China.

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This Is The New Baojun 510 Compact SUV For China

October 10, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

This Is The New Baojun 510 Compact SUV For China

Here we have the new Baojun 510, a compact SUV for China that will be positioned below the Baojun 560. And where the latter looks good but boring, the 510 looks mad. Just look at the bonnet line running from the headlights to the window frame. Brilliant, and very daring for the Baojun brand.

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Buick Velite Is A Chevrolet Volt For China

September 23, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Buick Velite Is A Chevrolet Volt For China

This is the brand new Buick Velite for China. The Velite is a variant of the Chevrolet Volt, with a different front and rear. The Velite is manufactured in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture. It will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in December and launch on the Chinese car market in early 2017.

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New Photos Of The Baojun E100 EV For China

August 16, 2016 by W.E. Ning

New Photos Of The Baojun E100 EV For China

New photos of the Baojun E100, a new electric city car for China. The E100 was expected for debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April but didn’t show. It will instead launch on the Chengdu Auto Show next month. Biggest news: the E100 is intended only for sale ins third and fourth tier cities, so we will never seen one on the road in Beijing, Shanghai, or even Chengdu itself.

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Spy Shots: Baojun Goes Crazy With New 510 SUV

July 29, 2016 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Baojun Goes Crazy With New 510 SUV

This is not a weird Chinese concept car. This is the crazy new Baojun 510, a new SUV that will be positioned below the Baojun 560. And where the latter looks good but boring, the 510 looks mad. Check those headlights and the bonnet!

The main light units are in the bumper. The wheel arches are straight on top. The mirrors are huge. Only bad is the D-pillar, which gets the same design as literally every new Chinese SUV. They all use the same design studio, it seems.

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