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Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA5 R-EV will hit the Chinese car market in 2015

August 20, 2014 by Joey Wang

Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA5 R-EV will hit the Chinese car market in 2015

This is the new Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA5 R-EV, a range-extender EV based on the base Trumpchi GA5 sedan. The GA 5 R-EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2015, price is expected to start somewhere around 250.000 yuan without subsidies.

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Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

April 24, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

The Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept debuted on the Beijing Auto Show. The S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept previews a new petrol plug-in hybrid based on the China-only Volvo S60L sedan. The production version will be launched on the China car market in 2015.

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BYD Tang hybrid SUV debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

April 20, 2014 by Joey Wang

BYD Tang hybrid SUV debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

The BYD Tang hybrid SUV debuted today on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The BYD Tang is a speedy hybrid SUV based on the BYD S7, which again is based on the good old BYD S6. The BYD Tang comes with an impressive front with a giant grille with lots of chrome, which will look even more heavy-loaded on a dark colored car.

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This is the BYD Tang hybrid SUV for the Beijing Auto Show

April 15, 2014 by Joey Wang

This is the BYD Tang hybrid SUV for the Beijing Auto Show

The first live shots of the of the BYD Tang hybrid SUV, scheduled to debut on Sunday on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The BYD Tang is a speedy hybrid SUV based on the upcoming BYD S7, which again is based on the good old BYD S6. The Tang comes with an impressive front with a giant grille with lots of chrome. The body seems heightened compared to the S6 and S7, but the wheels are the same size, making for a slightly unbalanced look.

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Volvo S60L Hybrid will debut on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show

April 8, 2014 by Joey Wang

Volvo S60L Hybrid will debut on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show

The Volvo S60L Hybrid will debut on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show and launch on the China car market later this year. The Volvo S60L is a China-only China-made stretched variant of the Volvo S60.

The S60L competes with other China-made China-only stretched sedans such as the Audi A4L, the BMW 3Li, and the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class L, none of which offers a hybrid, giving Volvo an unique selling point in a hard battled market.

The S60L Hybrid will be powered by a 200hp 2.0 turbo petrol engine mated to a 67hp electric motor. The combination petrol-electric is unique for China, as Volvo only offers a diesel-electric hybrid in the rest of the world. Price of the Volvo S60L Hybrid will start around 320.000 yuan.

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First official picture of the BYD Tang super SUV

April 5, 2014 by Joey Wang

First official picture of the BYD Tang super SUV

The very first official photo of the BYD Tang super SUV, scheduled to debut on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show later this month. The BYD Tang is a hybrid SUV based on the upcoming BYD S7, which again is based on the good old BYD S6.

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New BYD S9 will be a Fast hybrid SUV

February 13, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

New BYD S9 will be a Fast hybrid SUV

This is the first sketchy sketch of the new BYD S9, a large hybrid SUV that will be launched on the China car market in 2015. The BYD S9 will be positioned above the upcoming BYD S7 and BYD Tang. The new BYD S9 will be a mighty fast machine, BYD has officially announced it will do 0-100 in 3.9 seconds.

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Spy Shots: BYG G5 sedan is almost Ready for the Chinese auto market

January 23, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: BYG G5 sedan is almost Ready for the Chinese auto market

The best spy shots so far of the upcoming BYD G5 sedan. The G5 is a new addition to the BYD line-up, combining the platform of the BYD Si Rui with the high tech hybrid drive train of the BYD Qing. Design is all new with a heavily chromed grille, large headlights, and a speedy crease going from the front door to the rear light.

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BYD Tang hybrid super SUV will hit the China car market in late 2014

December 24, 2013 by W.E. Ning

BYD Tang hybrid super SUV will hit the China car market in late 2014

The new BYD ‘Tang’ hybrid super SUV will be launched on the China car market in late 2014, debut is expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in November next year. Price of the Tang will start around 300.000 yuan. Green-car subsidies of central and local governments will bring price down to about 265.000 yuan.

The Tang will be powered by BYD’s new DMII dual mode hybrid-drive system mating a petrol engine with an electric motor. The petrol engine will be a 2.0 turbocharged four-cylinder with 205hp and 320nm. The electric motor is the same unit as in the recently launched BYD Qin sedan; delivering 149hp and 200nm. Combined output of the power train in the Tang will be 354hp and 420nm.

The Tang will be based on the upcoming BYD S7 SUV that will be powered by the 2.0 turbo petrol.

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Spy Shots: Chery E5 Hybrid for the China car market

December 20, 2013 by Joey Wang

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The very first Spy Shots of the new Chery E5 Hybrid, based on the existing petrol powered Chery E5 sedan. The Chery E5 Hybrid will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and it will be launched on the China car market in the second half of next year.

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