The latest car news from China

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Haval H1 will hit the Chinese car market in November

October 22, 2014 by Joey Wang

Haval H1 will hit the Chinese car market in November

The new Haval H1 will be launched on the Chinese car market in November. Price will start at 69.900 yuan and end at 83.900 yuan. The H1 is the smallest SUV in the Great Wall Haval range, it debuted in August on the Chengdu Auto Show in China.

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BYD S7 launched on the Chinese car market

October 21, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

BYD S7 launched on the Chinese car market

The all new seven-seat BYD S7 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 119.000 yuan and ends at 139.900 yuan, and that is much cheaper than expected. The BYD S7 is a more luxurious and powerful version of the BYD S6. The BYD S7 in turn forms the base for the upcoming super sonic BYD Tang Hybrid. The final production version of the S7 debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.

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Buick Envision SUV launched on the Chinese car market

October 21, 2014 by Joey Wang

Buick Envision SUV launched on the Chinese car market

The  brand new Buick Envision SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, giving GM a credible entry in the booming SUV market. Price starts at 269.900 yuan and ends at 349.900 yuan. The Buick Envision debuted last month on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show.

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Changan Yuexiang V7 will launch on the China car market in November

October 20, 2014 by W.E. Ning

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The new Changan Yuexiang V7 sedan will be launched on the China car market in November, giving Changan a credible competitor in the hyper competitive sub-compact sedan market. Price is expected to start around 60.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan. The Yuexiang V7 debuted in August on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show.

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Spy Shots: Qoros 3 Cross seen testing in China

October 20, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Qoros 3 Cross seen testing in China

New Spy Shots of the new Qoros 3 Cross, a sporty crossover based on the Qoros 3 Hatch hatchback. The Qoros 3 Cross will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in December and launch on the China car market just before the end of this year. The 3 Cross got the typical cross treatment with extra plastic around the wheels, skid pads front and back, and slightly larger tires. But! There is no roof rack. All cross cars have a roof rack, to carry those camping supplies up mountain. The lack of a rack makes the Qoros 3 Cross a rather bad cross.

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Volvo S60L Hybrid will be launched on the Chinese car market in mid-2015

October 20, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Volvo S60L Hybrid will be launched on the Chinese car market in mid-2015

The Volvo S60L Hybrid will be launched on the Chinese car market in mid-2015. The S60L Hybrid is based on the Volvo S60L, a China-only stretched variant of the Volvo S60. The S60L Hybrid is a ‘Petrol Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle’, unlike the Euro-spec S60 Hybrid which is based around a diesel engine. The ‘S60L PHEV’ debuted in semi-concept form on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.

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Cadillac SRX will be made in China from 2015

October 20, 2014 by Joey Wang

Cadillac SRX will be made in China from 2015

The Cadillac SRX SUV will be manufactured in China from 2015. The SRX will be made by the Shanghai-GM joint venture, in a new factory near Shanghai city. The Cadillac SRX is currently imported into China and therefore expensive compared to the locally-made competition.

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Toyota to launch new sub-brand in China in 2015

October 19, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

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Toyota will launch a new sub-brand in China in 2015, it will be positioned under the Guangzhou-Toyota joint venture. The new sub-brand will be called Lingzhi (领志) in Chinese and Leahead in English. Leahead stands for ‘Leap Ahead’. The brand will focus on cheap electric cars aimed at young and hip car buyers in China.

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Changan Eado EV will hit the Chinese car market in December

October 19, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

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This is the new Changan Eado EV, it debuted earlier this week on the International  New Energy Vehicle Technology Development Exhibition in the great city of Mianyang in Sichuan Province. The Eado EV is an electric vehicle based on the Changan Eado sedan.

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Beijing Auto BJ100 will see production in 2015

October 19, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto BJ100 will see production in 2015

The mad Beijing Auto BJ100 will see production in 2015. The BJ100 debuted in concept form on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, previewing a sporty crossover SUV. The production car will most likely be based on the platform of the Mercedes-Benz GLK that is manufactured in China by the Beijing-Benz joint venture.

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