May 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Spy shots of a Foton Tunland pickup truck testing in India, seen in the great city of Pune by a sharp-eyed reader of IndianAutosBlog.com. Foton is a subsidiary of Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC), making pickup trucks and other commercial vehicles.
May 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The Great Wall H3 SUV has been seen testing in India, fueling new speculations about Great Wall’s entry to the Indian auto market. Back in January 2012 a Great Wall H5 SUV was spied testing in China. IndianAutosBlog.com reports that representatives of Great Wall have traveled to India for talks with suppliers, indicating Great Wall has serious plans for India.
July 11, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots from the Chevrolet Enjoy testing in China. The Enjoy is based on the Wuling Hongguang and will hit the Indian car market later this year. Wuling is a three-way joint venture between GM, SAIC en Wuling Automotive. SAIC also has a 50% stake in GM India which will sell the Enjoy and later on the China-made Chevrolet Sail as well.
February 15, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
The China-made Chevrolet Sail and the Wuling Hongguang will be listed on the Indian car market this year. The Wuling will be rebadged as ‘Chevrolet’ but its name is not sure yet, for now it is simply called the ‘Chevrolet MPV’.
February 14, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
Indians might perceive Chinese-made goods as cheap and of sub-standard quality, but the world’s largest carmaker, General Motors, is banking on cars designed and developed in China to catch up with the market in India.
February 3, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
GM is getting very serious with its push into India. GM will bring several China-made cars to the car-hungry Indian market. One of those is the Chevrolet Sail sedan, made in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture.
January 31, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
A righ-hand drive Great Wall Haval H5 SUV has been spotted testing in India. This however doesn’t mean Great Wall will officially enter the Indian car market. According to Indianautosblog.com the H5 will be imported by International Cars & Motor Ltd (ICML) and sold under their own brand name. ICML currently manufactures the Rhino, a small ‘n cheap MPV, for the Indian market.
January 19, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots from the China-developed Chevrolet Sail testing in India. General Motors and its Chinese partner SAIC (Shanghai Auto) are working together in GM-India that will bring several Chinese cars to the Indian auto market, all to be badged as Chevrolets.
October 12, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
Pic shows the current Chery QQ3 testing in India. Chery and Tata talked about a joint venture for building Land Rover and Jaguar in China. This plan has yet come to nothing, talks however are still going on. There seems to be more progress the other way around. Chinese press reports that Tata and Chery will set up a joint venture in India, to produce Chery’s for the Indian market, sold under the Tata-brand. First up will likely be the current Chery QQ3 (not the new one).
August 15, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
General Motors Co (GM) will sell Chinese-designed minivans under its Chevrolet brand in India starting next year as the automaker expands in Asia’s second-fastest growing major economy.
GM, the world’s largest automaker, will adapt two small commercial vehicle models currently being sold in China for the Indian market and sell them through Chevrolet dealerships, said Matthew Tsien, executive vice-president at GM’s China unit, in an interview on Wednesday in Chengdu in southwestern China’s Sichuan province.