Archive for the ‘Shanghai-GM’ Category
Published on February 26, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The Cadillac XTS sedan has been launched on the Chinese auto market, price starts at 349.900 yuan and ends at 569.900 yuan. The Cadillac XTS is made in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture and will compete with the China-made Audi A6L, BMW 5Li and Mercedes-Benz E-L. Read more »
Published on February 19, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The very first spy shots of the Chevrolet Cobalt sedan testing in China. The Chevrolet Cobalt is developed by and made by GM do Brasil, sharing its basic platform with the 2011 Chevrolet Sonic/Aveo. The Cobalt will be made in China as well, production at the Shanghai-GM joint venture will start later this year. Price will range from 90.000 to 110.000 yuan. Read more »
Published on February 18, 2013 by Joey Wang
General Motors said it had repurchased a 1 percent stake in its joint venture with Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp, which it had sold ahead of its 2009 bankruptcy filing. The move will increase GM’s ownership of Shanghai General Motors Co Ltd back to 50 percent, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
Published on February 10, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The best spy shots so far of the upcoming facelift for the Buick Regal. New spy shots show the new front for the first time, showing new headlights, a new bumper, and especially a much bigger grille. The grille is black on the test car but will be without any doubt very chrome when it hits the Chinese auto market later this year. Read more »
Published on February 7, 2013 by W.E. Ning
US auto giant General Motors’ January sales in China surged 26 percent from a year earlier to 310,765 vehicles, it said Tuesday, setting a record for any month.
GM’s previous monthly record was January 2011, when it sold 268,035 vehicles in the country, according to a statement. Sales of cars and other products tend to pick up around the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls in early February this year.
Published on February 6, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The very first spy shots from the Chevrolet Spin compact MPV testing in China. The Chevrolet Spin was designed and developed by GM do Brasil. The Spin is currently only produced in Brasil but GM said in June last year that production in Indonesia would follow. The appearance of a Spin in China likely means it will be made in China as well.
Published on February 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The facelifted Buick Excelle has been launched on the China car market, price starts at 96.900 yuan and ends at 118.900 yuan. The facelifted Excelle was expected to debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show in November last year but didn’t show, GM decided for a private party instead. The facelift is a rather minimal affair, including small changes on the head lights, grille, bumpers and rear lights. Read more »
Published on January 27, 2013 by Joey Wang
The China-made Cadillac XTS will be launched on the Chinese car market on February 25, price will range from 380.000 yuan to 600.000 yuan. The Cadillac XTS will be made in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture and it aimed straight at the locally made Audi A6L, BMW 5Li and Mercedes-Benz E-L.
Published on January 25, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
A Chevrolet Aveo hatchback is one of the most boring cars in the world, but it sold very well in China exactly because of that. Buyers in the Aveo’s segment want a car, not a fashion statement. One buyer in Beijing however tried to make her gray Aveo just a bit hipper than all the other gray Aveos, with a Bit of Bling! Chevy logo up front covered with plastic crystals.
Published on December 28, 2012 by Tycho de Feyter
The very first pictures of the facelifted Buick Lacrosse all-naked in China. The facelift included an updated front with a new grille, new bumper and new head lights. At the back we see new rear lights and a new bumper. The facelifted Buick Lacrosse will be launched on the China car market early next year, debut is expected for the April 2013 Shanghai Auto Show.