4

Beijing Auto E-series based on platform Smart ForFour

March 29, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto E-series Smart ForFour

The new Beijing Auto E-series is based on the platform of the Smart FourFour, a Smart with space for four that was made by NedCar in the Netherlands between 2004 and 2006. The Smart Forfour shared most of its components with the 2003 Mitsubishi Colt which was made at the same factory. The ForFour was killed after only two years due to very slow sales. Now we know where the platform went!

Read more »

1

Report: China Hi-Tech Group Company to buy NedCar in the Netherlands (?)

March 29, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Dutch financial newspaper FD.nl reported yesterday that the ‘China Hi-Tech Group Company’ (CHTC) wants to buy the NedCar car factory in the Netherlands. The factory is currently owned by Mitsubishi Motors that makes the Colt and Outlander at the facility. Mitsubishi however wants to stop production in the Netherlands at the end of this year and has offered the factory for sale.

Read more »