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China Car History: the China Family Car Project and the Mercedes-Benz FCC

January 22, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

China Car History: the China Family Car Project and the Mercedes-Benz FCC

Today in China Car History the China Family Car Project. In 1994 the Chinese central government invited 20 major Western automakers to come up with a proposal for a small family car for the Chinese auto market. The car had to be cheap, clean, big enough to carry five, and was to be manufactured in China under a joint venture with First Auto Works (FAW).

Several automakers responded with plans and prototypes, including Chrysler, Fiat, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Opel, and Porsche. Today the second in a series: the Mercedes-Benz FCC.

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China Car History: the China Family Car Project and the Porsche C88

January 16, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

China Car History: the China Family Car Project and the Porsche C88

Today in China Car History the China Family Car Project. In 1994 the Chinese central government invited 20 major Western automakers to come up with a proposal for a small family car for the Chinese auto market. The car had to be cheap, clean, big enough to carry five, and was to be manufactured in China under a joint venture with First Auto Works (FAW).

Several automakers responded with plans and prototypes, including Chrysler, Fiat, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Opel, and Porsche. Today the first in a series: the Porsche C88 China Car.

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