The latest car news from China

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Spy Shots: Chery Fulwin 8 MPV for the Chinese car market

August 18, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Chery Fulwin 8 MPV for the Chinese car market

Spy Shots showing the Chery Fulwin 8 MPV for the Chinese car market. The Fulwin 8 was previously known as the Chery V5, the successor of the Chery Rely V5. The Rely sub-brand name has been dumped and it now appears that Chery has decided to Fulwin name for the vehicle.

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Ferrari 575M Superamerica crashes in China

August 18, 2014 by W.E. Ning

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A Ferrari 575M Superamerica supercar crashed hard near the entrance to an elevated highway in the great city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province in China. The crash happened just hours ago on the early Monday morning.

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This is the facelifted Zotye Z300 for the Chinese car market

August 15, 2014 by Joey Wang

This is the facelifted Zotye Z300 for the Chinese car market

This is the facelifted Zotye Z300 sedan, it will be launched on the Chinese car market later this month. The facelift includes a new grille, new headlights, new taillights, new bumpers, and an updated interior.

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Dongfeng Fengshen working on Four New Cars for the Chinese auto market

August 15, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Dongfeng Fengshen working on Four New Cars for the Chinese auto market

Dongfeng’s Fengshen brand is going in full attack mode with four new cars coming to the Chinese auto market until 2017. First up is an electric variant of the Fengshen S30 sedan, pictured above. The vehicle has been under development since 2012 and will finally launch early next year. The S30 EV will be powered by a 120hp electric motor, good for a 130km/h top speed and a 150 kilometer range. There is more:

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Lifan X50 will hit the China car market in September

August 15, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Lifan X50 will hit the China car market in September

The Lifan X5 will be launched on the China car market in September. Price will range from 60.000 to 90.000 yuan, giving the Lifan brand an entry in the sporty-subcompact market segment. The X60 debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.

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Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand EC9 sedan seen testing in China

August 14, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand EC9 sedan seen testing in China

New spy shot of the Geely Emgrand EC9 testing in China, with the new Emgrand logo on the spectacular grille. The Emgrand EC9 is the production version of the Geely Emgrand KC concept that debuted on the April 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The EC9 will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in December and launch on the China car market just before the end of the year.

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Spy Shots: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG testing in China

August 14, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG testing in China

Spy Shots showing the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG in China, seen here on the back of a flatbed truck. China is one of the biggest markets worldwide for  AMG so Mercedes is thoroughly testing  each new car in country to make sure they behave well on Chinese roads.  The 2015 C63 AMG will have its international debut on the Paris Auto Show in September and will debut in China on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November.

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Chinese anti-monopoly regulators investigate Shanghai-GM

August 14, 2014 by Joey Wang

Chinese anti-monopoly regulators investigate Shanghai-GM

Shanghai GM, General Motors’ main China joint venture has been contacted by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators as part of an investigation of the industry. GM’s announcement follows government announcements that Audi and Chrysler will face unspecified penalties for violating the country’s anti-monopoly law. Mercedes Benz, Toyota’s Lexus luxury brand and Japanese parts suppliers also are under scrutiny.

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Ford sales in China up 25%

August 14, 2014 by W.E. Ning

It is always Christmas for Ford in China

Ford and its Chinese joint ventures sold 90,775 vehicles in China in July, up 25 percent from a year earlier, far outpacing industry growth of 6.7 percent for the same month in the world’s biggest auto market. That follows a 17 percent year-on-year rise in June and a 32 percent increase in May.

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Spy Shots: new Ford Escort is Red for China

August 14, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: new Ford Escort is Red for China

New spy shots of the new Ford Escort for the Chinese car market. The new Ford Escort debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The final production version will debut later this year and the Escort will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2015.

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