The latest car news from China

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MG CS SUV = MG GTS

December 5, 2014 by Joey Wang

MG CS SUV = MG GTS

The vehicle known as the MG CS SUV will be called MG GTS, a late name change just like we expected. The much delayed MG GTS will debut on the April 2015 Shanghai Auto Show with a launch on the Chinese car market in the first half of 2015. Price will start around 120.000 yuan and end around 160.000 yuan.

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Officially Official: the Geely Emgrand GC9 sedan for China

December 4, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Officially Official: the Geely Emgrand GC9 sedan for China

Geely has released the first official images of the new Geely Emgrand GC9 sedan for China, looking very sleek in white with shiny sporty alloys. The Emgrand GC9 will officially debut on December 15 during a special event in Beijing. Launch on the Chinese car market is scheduled for Q1 2015.

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Ferrari 458 Italia crashes in China

December 4, 2014 by Joey Wang

Ferrari 458 Italia crashes in China

A Ferrari 458 Italia supercar crashed in the great city of Shenzhen in China. The tragic accident happened at 1500 on December 3. The driver tried to overtake a bus on the entrance to the Shennan Road expressway, but he came to close and the bus hit the Ferrari straight into the front right wheel.

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Spy Shots: facelift for the Luxgen 5 Sedan in China

December 4, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: facelift for the Luxgen 5 Sedan in China

Spy Shots showing a facelift for the Luxgen 5 Sedan in China. The facelift includes a redesigned grille, new headlights, new taillights, and new bumpers. The facelifted Luxgen 5 Sedan will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April next year.

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Beijing Auto Senova EV200 will hit the Chinese car market on December 12

December 4, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Beijing Auto Senova EV200 will hit the Chinese car market on December 12

This is the new Beijing Auto Senova EV200, an electric vehicle based on the Beijing Auto Senova D20 hatchback. The Senova EV 200 will be launched on the Chinese car market on December 12. Price, after green-car subsidies from central and local governments, will start around 130.000 yuan and end around 160.000 yuan ($21.125 – 26.000). Total subsidy on the EV200 is about 90.000 yuan ($14.600). Note blue grille; blue is the new green.

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Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA5 REV launched on the Chinese auto market

December 3, 2014 by Joey Wang

Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA5 REV launched on the Chinese auto market

The Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA5 REV has been launched on the Chinese auto market. The GA5 REV is a plug-in hybrid based on the petrol powered Trumpchi GA5 sedan. REV stands for Range Extended EV.  Price, after green-car subsidies of central and local governments, starts at 132.800 yuan and ends at 152.800 yuan. The subsidy on the GA5 REV is a massive 66.500 yuan.

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Spy Shots: interior of the MG CS SUV unveiled in China

December 3, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: interior of the MG CS SUV unveiled in China

Earlier this week we had the first photos of the MG CS SUV all-naked in China, and today we have the first photos of the interior. Color scheme looks friendly enough with beige, gray, and black. Electronic parking brake, big aluminum gear knob, lots of buttons on the center console, large LCD screen, sporty dials, and sporty seats.

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Spy Shots: Chery Tiggo 5 1.5T is Ready for the Chinese car market

December 3, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

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Spy Shots showing the upcoming Chery Tiggo 5 1.5T, a new variant of the Tiggo 5 SUV. It will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2015. Many Chinese automakers are switching from big engines to small turbocharged power plants, responding to market demand for more power and less fuel consumption.

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Spy Shots: Haima @3 is an electric M3 for China

December 3, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Haima @3 is an electric M3 for China

This is the new Haima @3 EV in China, an electric car based on the petrol powered Haima M3 sedan. The @3, and that is such a hip name, will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and launch on the Chinese car market around the same time.

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Eye to Eye with the Greenwheel Jummer EV in China

December 2, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye to Eye with the Greenwheel Jummer EV in China

This is the Greenwheel Jummer EV, a funky electric car from China. We first met the Jummer all the way back in 2010. At the time it was brand new and convertible only. The Jummer is not street legal in China and basically only sold to tourism companies for use within hotel compounds or golf courses. It is however not available anywhere near Beijing so I was very happy to find two examples on the China Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen last week.

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