The latest car news from China

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Volvo S90L will be made in China from late 2015

November 13, 2014 by Joey Wang

Volvo S90L will be made in China from 2015

Production of the new Volvo S90L will start in China late next year. The S90L will be build in the new Volvo factory in Daqing City in Heilongjiang Province. The S90L is basically a stretched variant of the generation Volvo S80, which is based on Volvo’s new SPA platform that also underpins the new Volvo XC90. It is the second time Volvo is using the S90 name after the 1996-1998 S90 sedan.

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This is the new Cowin Auto C3 sedan for the Chinese auto market

November 13, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

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This is the brand new Cowin Auto C3 sedan, ready for its launch on the Chinese car market later this month. Cowin Auto is a new car brand under Chery Automobile focused on making cheap vehicles for young car buyers living in third and fourth tier cities, a booming market in China. Cowin Auto will develop new vehicles from scratch and they will inherit several vehicles that are now sold under the Chery name.

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New Peugeot 508 will be launched in China in January 2015

November 13, 2014 by W.E. Ning

New Peugeot 508 will be launched in China in January 2015

The new Peugeot 508 sedan will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month and launch on the Chinese car market on January 2015, giving Peugeot a credible competitor in the hotly competed mid-size sedan segment. Price will start around 170.000 yuan and end around 240.000 yuan.

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Spy Shots: Dongfeng Fengshen L60 is Naked in China

November 12, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Dongfeng Fengshen L60 is Naked in China

New Spy Shots showing the Dongfeng Fengshen L60 sedan all naked in China. The Fengshen L60 debuted as a concept on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, the production version will debut later this month on the Guangzhou Auto Show, with a launch on the Chinese auto market in March 2015. Price will range from about 120.000 to around 150.000 yuan.

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Spy Shots: Qoros 3 City SUV for the China car market

November 12, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Qoros 3 Urban SUV for the China car market

Spy Shots showing the new Qoros 3 City SUV, formerly known as the Qoros 3 Cross. The City SUV will debut as a concept on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month and launch on the China car market in the first half of 2015. The ‘City SUV’ should not be confused with the larger Qoros XQ3 SUV.

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Zotye to launch two new SUV’s on the Chinese auto market

November 12, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Zotye to launch two new SUV's on the Chinese auto market

Zotye is on a roll in China. The Zotye T600 SUV is selling well and the new Zotye Z500 sedan has been received very positive. But that is by no way the end of it. The brand is planning two more SUV’s, the T700 and the T800, both bigger and better than the T600. The T700 will arrive as soon as next year, and the T800 will follow in 2016.

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This is the new Infiniti Q50L for the China car market

November 12, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the new Infiniti Q50L for the China car market

This is the new Infiniti Q50L for China, ready for its launch on the Chinese car market later this month. The Infiniti Q50L is a China-only stretched variant of the Infiniti Q50 sedan, extended by a not-too-impressive 4.5 centimeter for more space in the back. Compare with the standard car:

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Spy Shots: facelift for the Changan Yuexiang V3

November 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: facelift for the Changan Yuexiang V3

The first Spy Shots of the facelifted Changan Yuexiang V3 sedan for China, scheduled for debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month with a launch on the Chinese car market marked for Q1 2015. The facelift focuses on the front with a new grille in Yuexiang V7 style , new headlights, and a new position of the Changan logo.

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Spy Shots: BYD M3 DM MPV testing in China

November 11, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: BYD M3 DM MPV testing in China

Spy Shots of the BYD M3 DM MPV testing in China. The M3 DM debuted as a concept on the Beijing Auto Show in April, and BYD said at the time the production version would be launched before the end of this year. The latest reports in Chinese automotive media however indicate the M3 DM has been delayed to Q1 2015.

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Spy Shots: Zhongxing working on new Crossover

November 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Zhongxing working on new Crossover

Spy Shots showing a clay model of a new crossover SUV currently under development at Zhongxing, aka ZX Auto. The vehicle appears to be compact-sized and features giant headlights seconded by LED strips, a roof rack, and a rather well-designed rear end:

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