Published on May 9, 2013 by Joey Wang
General Motors, the largest foreign automaker in China, said it won regulatory approval to build a Cadillac factory to boost sales of luxury vehicles in the world’s biggest automobile market.The National Development and Reform Commission has signed off on the plant, which will be located in Shanghai’s Jinqiao zone, with construction beginning in June.
Published on April 25, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The facelifted Buick Lacrosse sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market, but only partially. Buick only launched the top-spec ’3.0 SIDI’ V6 model, the 2.0 turbo and 2.4 will hit the market in June, alongside a new hybrid. Price for the 3.0 SIDI is 369.000 yuan. The facelift includes a new and much bigger grille, new headlights, new bumpers, new rear lights, and an updated interior.
Published on April 5, 2013 by Joey Wang
GM’s sales in China increased 12.6% to 290,538 units in March, the second-highest monthly sales in this market, and 9.6% during the first quarter to a record 816,373 units.
Sales of the Shanghai-GM joint venture increased 15.2% to a record 126,785 units. Sales of the SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture were up 10.9% to 155,065 units and sales of the FAW-GM joint venture rose 12.8% to 8,369 units.
Published on April 2, 2013 by Joey Wang
New spy shots from the Chevrolet Cruze hatchback testing in China. The test car is completely camouflaged again, which seems a waste to time & trouble because we have already seen the Cruze hatchback in all its naked glory.The camo is likely hiding a facelift that will update the whole Cruze range. The facelifted Cruze and the Cruze hatchback are scheduled to debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month.
Published on March 29, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Here we have a very speedy, an certainly very flashy too, Buick Regal sedan in matte orange, seen in the great city of Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the pictures! The matte orange wrap seems to be of high quality and neatly covers the bumpers. The mirrors, roof and alloys are made black for contrast. Best parts are the chrome grille and window strips, giving this orange automobile a strangely luxurious touch.
Published on March 27, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
GM has just released the first official pictures of the facelifted Buick Regal, it will debut on the New York Auto Show later this week. The China-made Buick Regal will get the same updates and will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. Earlier on we saw the base sedan and today we have the Regal GS.
The facelift for the GS includes a new front bumper, a new grille, new LED-headlights, new rear lights, a new rear bumper and an updated interior with a new dashboard.
Published on March 20, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Been very busy today with snow in Beijing, in late April! The spring sun has killed most of it by now, but we need some Pink to finish the job. Fortunately, we have. This is a very pinky Buick Regal, seen in the great city of Shanghai by reader & serial spotter Navigator 84, thank you for the pictures!
Published on March 8, 2013 by Joey Wang
General Motors and its joint ventures sold 215,070 vehicles in China during February. Sales were down 10.6 percent from the same month last year due to the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday falling in February this year.
With all-time monthly record sales in January, GM’s domestic sales in the first two months of 2013 totaled 525,835 units – an increase of 7.9 percent from the year-ago period and a new record.
Published on March 7, 2013 by Joey Wang
Planning new models and facilities, premium US brand Cadillac wants to enter the fast lane in China and triple its sales in three years. The ambitious target unveiled recently calls for Cadillac’s yearly sales to hit 100,000 units in 2015 and also reach a 10-percent share of China’s premium car market by 2020.
Published on February 26, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
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 »