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Spy Shots: Wuling-Baojun Sedan

September 16, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

wuling baojun sedan

Baojun is a subbrand of minicarmaker Wuling. Wuling is a joint venture between SAIC (aka Shanghai Auto), General Motors and Wuling Automotive. The new brand is meant for entry level cars, first up is this ‘GP 50′ small sedan, suv and mpv to follow.

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Spy Shots: Baojun sedan Seen testing

July 29, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Baojun is a subbrand of minicarmaker Wuling. Wuling is a joint venture between SAIC (aka Shanghai Auto), General Motors and Wuling Automotive. The new brand is meant for entry level cars, first up is this ‘GP 50′ small sedan,  suv and mpv to follow.

First shots of the interior clearly show the horsehead-logo on the steering wheel, Baojun means ‘Treasured Horse”. The GP50 will hit la market at November 18, to be priced between 50.000 and 80.000 yuan. Power comes from a 1.4, 1.6 likely to arrive later.

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New Wuling Baojun-brand Launched

July 19, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Yesterday Sunday the 18th of July saw the official launch of the new Baojun brandname in Shanghai. Baojun is a subbrand of minicarmaker Wuling. Wuling is a joint venture between SAIC (aka Shanghai Auto), General Motors and Wuling Automotive. The new brand is meant for entry level cars, first up is the ‘GP 50’ small sedan,  suv and mpv to follow.

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Wuling’s Sedan to be Branded Baojun

July 5, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

SAIC-GM-Wuling makes minivans and the Chevrolet Spark. SAIC-GM wants Wuling to become an entry-level brand so it needs more cars to sell. Wuling showed a concept sedan called ‘Demo Car’ on a dealer show in 2009, wearing Wuling-badges. But it seems the new sedan will hit la market with a different brand name, not Wuling but Baojun. Info on the logo and name leaked from ‘China Trademark Net’, a website where companies can register trademarks.

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SAIC-GM-Wuling GP5 To Be Unveiled at World Expo Shanghai

May 23, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

SAIC-GM-Wuling Automotive is a joint venture between Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC, or simply ‘Shanghai’), GM and Wuling Auto. The company makes minivans and minitrucks, branded ‘Wuling’. The joint venture was set up in 2002 and has been a great succes ever since. The jv also produces the Chevrolet Spark for Shanghai-GM.

Wuling now wants to move up market with this first sedan, codenamed GP5. Wuling decided not to debut the car at the Beijing Auto Show but choose for the World Expo in Shanghai instead. The pictures in this post actually date from a Wuling dealershow in early 2009, the final car won’t look very different. Final date for the GP 5’s debut yet unknown, but the Expo ends at October 1…

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