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Spy Shots: The New Brilliance-BMW Zinoro 60H

May 23, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: The New Brilliance-BMW Zinoro 60H

This is the new Zinoro 60H for China. Zinoro is a sub brand of the Brilliance-BMW joint venture making new-energy vehicles (NEV’s). Their first car was the lease-only Zinoro 1E, based on the old BMW X1. The 1E will be discontinued. The new Zinoro 60H is the production version of the Zinoro Next concept, it is based on the new long wheelbase BMW X1 Li.

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BYD Yuan launched on the Chinese car market

April 12, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

BYD Yuan launched on the Chinese car market

The new BYD Yuan compact SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, sporting a very nice albeit a bit busy design. Price for the petrol versions starts at 59.900 yuan and ends at 121.900 yuan. Price for the hybrid version starts at 209.800 yuan and ends at 249.000 yuan. The hybrid thus is 88.000 yuan more expensive than the top-spec petrol version, but there is a good reason for that.

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Meet the amazing TechRules GT96 hybrid supercar from China

March 8, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Meet the amazing Techrules GT96 hybrid supercar from China

We got to go back to the Geneva Motor Show because all the excitement about Borgward and Volkswagen made us almost miss an incredible hybrid supercar from China that had its world debut in Switzerland.

The blue monster is called the TechRules GT96 TREV, it has 1044 horsepower and a 2000 kilometer range. TREV stands for ‘Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle’, basically a hybrid combining an electric motor and a turbine-engine range extender.

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Spy Shots: Hongqi H7 ‘Blue Way’ plug-in hybrid testing in China

December 4, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Hongqi H7 'Blue Way' plug-in hybrid testing in China

New Spy Shots of the Hongqi H7 Blue Way (blue = green) testing in China. The H7 Blue Way is a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant of the Hongqi H7 sedan. The Hongqi H7 Blue Way, formerly known simply as H7 PHEV, has been under development since 2012 (!) and will finally hit the Chinese car market in early 2016 after much delay.

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Spy Shots: BYD Yuan is Ready for the Chinese car market

December 1, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: BYD Yuan is Ready for the Chinese car market

The latest Spy Shots of the BYD Yuan for China, showing that the new SUV is ready for the Chinese car market where it will be launched in the first quarter of 2016 for about 150.000 yuan. The photos show a long line of blue-white examples, featuring big black bumpers, a shiny grille, and sporty alloys.

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Spotted in China: BYD Tang on Power

November 26, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: BYD Tang on Power

A super sonic BYD Tang SUV, Spotted in China at a restaurant in Beijing by Reader Lao Wei, thank you for the pictures! The Tang is getting powered up to get ready for another speedy hybrid ride. The BYD Tang launched on the Chinese car market in June, but they are still rather rare in the capital.

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Toyota Levin HEV hits the Chinese car market

October 29, 2015 by Joey Wang

Toyota Levin HEV hits the Chinese car market

The Toyota Levin HEV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 139.800 yuan and ends at 159.800 yuan. The Levin HEV is the hybrid-electric vehicle variant of the petrol powered Toyota Levin sedan.

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Chery Arrizo 7 hybrid to launch in China in early 2016

October 26, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Chery Arrizo 7 hybrid to launch in China in early 2016

This is the new Chery Arrizo 7e, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) based on the petrol powered Chery Arrizo 7 sedan. The Arrizo 7e will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2016. Price including green energy subsidies will start around 150.000 yuan.

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2016 Toyota Prius leaks in China, showing it ALL

September 9, 2015 by W.E. Ning

2016 Toyota Prius leaks in China, showing it ALL

This is the all new 2016 Toyota Prius, showing it all inside and out. The 2016 Toyota Prius will officially launch in Las Vegas at 2400 tonight, but China got it first, as usual. The new Prius will have its public debut on the Frankfurt Auto Show that starts on September 17, and its China debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in early December. The 2016 Prius will also be manufactured in China starting in late 2016.

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BYD Tang hybrid super SUV launched on the Chinese car market

June 8, 2015 by Joey Wang

BYD Tang hybrid super SUV launched on the Chinese car market

The brutal BYD Tang SUV has finally launched on the Chinese car market. And if there ever is one car that deserves the be called ‘game changer’, this is it. The Tang is a super speedy hybrid with a combined output of 505 (five-hundred five) horsepower. The base model sells for 251.300 yuan and the bloodily crazy but limited-edition Ultimate Edition goes for 518.800 yuan.

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