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Ford Explorer launched on the Chinese car market

March 31, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Ford Explorer launched on the Chinese car market

The Ford Explore SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, price starts at 489.800 yuan and ends at 539.800 yuan. The Ford Explorer isn’t completely new in China, it was already available via the gray market where prices went up all the way to 700.000 yuan, and buyers were willing to pay that much. Good move thus from Ford to launch the Explorer officially, now for the Ford Mustang and the Ford Raptor

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Spy Shots: Chevrolet Sail EV to be called ‘Springo’ (?)

November 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Chevrolet Sail EV to be called 'Springo' (?)

New spy shots from the Chevrolet Sail EV indicate it will be called ‘Springo’. This could however also be a new brand name. When the ‘Sail EV’ debuted as a concept on the 2010 Guangzhou Auto Show it had a new S-shaped logo on the bonnet, leading the intense speculation that Shanghai-GM was planning a green-energy brand.

GM and SAIC didn’t say anything and the concept had a normal ‘Sail’-badge on the back, just like the car we saw on the most recent spy shots in September. Now we know more… S, Springo; it fits. Springo (Spring, go! (?)) also sounds kinda green. But what a weird name it is!

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