The latest car news from China

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Spy Shots: the new Zotye Z600 sedan for China

January 7, 2015 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: the new Zotye Z600 sedan for China

The best Spy Shots of the upcoming Zotye Z600 for China, showing a surprisingly strong design. The Zotye Z600 is scheduled to debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April with a launch on the Chinese car market around the same time. The Z600 is the largest Zotye sedan so far, it will be positioned above the recently launched Zotye Z500 sedan.

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Spy Shots: new BYD S3 SUV testing in China

January 7, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: new BYD S3 SUV testing in China

The best Spy Shots so far of the upcoming BYD S3 SUV for China. The BYD S3 is a new compact SUV for the booming Chinese car market. It will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and launch on the market in the second half of 2015, price will start around 70.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan.

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Crash Time China: Jaguar F-Type slams into a Volkswagen Passat CC

January 7, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Crash Time China: Jaguar F-Type slams into a Volkswagen Passat CC

A pretty bad car crash in China. An orange Jaguar F-Type R supercar slammed into a gray Volkswagen Passat CC in the great city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province. The accident happened late at night on a junction in the suburbs of town. The front-right side of the Jaguar hit the left-front side of the Volkswagen, causing considerable damage to both vehicles.

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Spy Shots: Changfeng Liebao Q5 is Getting Ready for the Chinese auto market

January 5, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Changfeng Liebao Q5 is Getting Ready for the Chinese auto market

New Spy Shots of the upcoming Changfeng Liebao Q5 SUV, a new SUV for China and the first self-designed SUV for the Changfeng brand. The Liebao Q5 will be launched on the Chinese auto market in the first half of this year. Price will start around 100.000 yuan and end around 130.000 yuan. The Changfeng Liebao Q5 debuted as the Changfeng Liebao CS10 concept on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.

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Ford Escort launched on the Chinese auto market

January 5, 2015 by Joey Wang

Ford Escort launched on the Chinese auto market

The new Ford Escort has been launched on the Chinese car market, giving Ford yet another entry in the crowded compact sedan segment. Price start at 96.800 yuan and ends at 119.800 yuan ($15.500 – 19.200). The final production version of the Ford Escort for China was unveiled on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show.

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This is the SouEast DX7 Bolang SUV for China

January 5, 2015 by W.E. Ning

This is the SouEast DX7 Bolang SUV for China

This is the new SouEast DX7 Bolang SUV for China, scheduled for launch on the Chinese car market in July. The SouEast DX7 Bolang, formerly known as the SouEast DX7, is the first SUV under the SouEast brand. But more is coming. A larger DX9 will launch in 2016 and a smaller DX5 will complete the line-up in 2017.  Price for the DX7 Bolang  will start around 100.000 yuan and end around 150.000 yuan.

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Geely EC7-EV will hit the Chinese car market in Q1

January 4, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Geely EC7-EV will hit the Chinese car market in Q1

This is the new Geely EC7-EV, and electric car for China based on the Geely Emgrand EC7 sedan. The Emgrand name will be phased out so the EC7-EV will be just a Geely. Grille comes with a funky blue line because blue = green.

The Geely EC7-EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in the first quarter. Price will start around 300.000 yuan before green car subsidies from central and local governments. Subsidies on a vehicle like the EC7-EV can be as much as 90.000 yuan ($14.460) so sticker price at the dealer will be some 210.000 yuan ($33.830).

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Suzuki Alivio launched on the Chinese car market

January 4, 2015 by Joey Wang

Suzuki Alivio launched on the Chinese car market

The brand new Suzuki Alivio sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market, giving Suzuki a credible competitor in the hyper competitive sub-compact sedan market. Price starts at 84.900 yuan and ends at 121.900 yuan ($14.600 – 19.640). The production version of the Alivio debuted in November on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show.

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Spy Shots: Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GS4 is Almost Ready for Detroit

January 4, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GS4 is Almost Ready for Detroit

New Spy Shots of the Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GS4 SUV testing in China. The Trumpchi GS4, previously known as the Trumpchi GS3, will have its worldwide debut on the North American International Auto Show in Detroit starting on January 12. Debut in China is scheduled for the Shanghai Auto Show in April with a launch on the Chinese auto market around the same time.

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Porsche Panamera hits a Pond in China

January 3, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Porsche Panamera hits a Pond in China

Happy New Year! We are kicking off 2015 with an interesting crash in the great city of Chaozhou in Guangdong Province where a Porsche Panamera 4S hit a pond. The accident happened in heavy rain on a square in front of a college building. The Porsche was parked at at the edge of the square, see black and white cars in the background, and when the owner tried to drive away he somehow lost control of the vehicle, causing it the end up semi-submerged.

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