The new 2015 ninth generation Hyundai Sonata sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 174.800 yuan and ends at 249.800 yuan ($28.150 – 42.300). The Hyundai Sonata is manufactured in China by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture.
The JAC Refine M3 has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 69.800 yuan and ends at 74.800 yuan. The JAC Refine M3 is a compact MPV aimed at the cheap end of the MPV market, borrowing a tad too much design from the Nissan NV200.
The new Foday Xiongshi F22 pickup truck has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 89.800 yuan and ends at 133.800 yuan ($14.450 – 21.540). The Xiongshi F22, featuring an impressive shiny chromed grille, is based on the same platform as the Foday Lanfu SUV.
The brand new MG GS Rui Teng has finally launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 119.700 yuan and ends at 179.700 yuan ($19.300 – 28.970). Both the 2.0 turbo and the 1.5 turbo are immediately available. The GS Rui Teng is first SUV ever under the famous MG brand, now safely in the hands of the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC).
The new Kia KX3 Ao Pao SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, giving Kia a vital competitor in the hyper competitive compact SUV segment. Price for the Kia K3 Ao Pao starts at 112.800 yuan and ends at 186.800 yuan ($18.018 – 29.830).
The new Buick Excelle GT sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 109.900 yuan and ends at 159.900 yuan ($17.530 – 25.512). The Buick Excelle GT is an addition to the GM line-up in China, based on a new platform. It features the Buick ‘waterfall grille’ and trendy crease lines over the side of the vehicle. The Excelle GT is made in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture.
The new Changan Eado EV has been launched on the Chinese car market, featuring a distinctive blue grille, because blue = green. The Eado EV is an electric vehicle for China based on the Changan Eado sedan. Price including all green-car sunsidies starts at 234.900 yuan and ends at 249.900 yuan ($37.500 – 39.900), and that is a hefty about 300.000 yuan more than expected. The subsidy on the Eado EV is 90.000 yuan ($14.370). Read more »
The DongfengFengshen E30 & E30L have been launched on the Chinese car market. The E30 and E30L are electric mini cars, the E30 is the short-wheelbase two-seat version, and the E30L a slightly longer four-seat version. They’ve had a long time coming. The E30 debuted back in 2011 as the Dongfeng EJ02 EV, and production was confirmed in 2013. Over all those years the design of the vehicle didn’t change a bit, resulting in a somewhat oddball look.