The latest car news from China

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Spy Shots: Brilliance Huasong 7 MPV for the Chinese car market

September 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Brilliance Huasong 7 MPV for the Chinese car market

The very first spy shots showing the upcoming Brilliance Huasong 7 MPV. ‘Huasong’ is a new sub-brand aimed at building hip MPV’s for young car buyers. The Huasong vehicles will all be based on existing minivan platforms from Jinbei, which is another sub-brand under Brilliance Automotive.

Chinese car makers just can’t get enough of starting new brands and sub-brand, wasting money and time, and subsequently kill them off again. Will Huasong fare any better..?

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Dongfeng Fengshen A30 sedan launched on the Chinese car market

September 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Dongfeng Fengshen A30 sedan launched on the Chinese car market

The  Dongfeng Fengshen A30 sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 67.500 yuan and ends at 85.700 yuan, giving Dongfeng a new entry in a hard battled segment of the market.

The A30 is the largest Fengshen sedan so far, giving the brand an entry in the hyper competitive sub-compact sedan market. Fengshen is a subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor, making a range of relatively cheap passenger cars.

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Gonow GX6 SUV and GP150 pickup truck will hit the China car market in October

September 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Gonow GX6 SUV and GP150 pickup truck will hit the China car market in October

This is the new Gonow GX6 SUV, it will be launched on the China car market in October. The Gonow GX6 is the production version of the Gonow GA6470 Concept that debuted on the Beijing Auto Show in April.

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Venucia Chenfeng EV hits the Chinese auto market

September 11, 2014 by Joey Wang

Venucia Chenfeng EV hits the Chinese auto market

The Venucia Chenfeng EV has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price, including all green-car subsidies, starts at 267.800 yuan and ends at 281.800 yuan ($43.600 – $46.000). The Venucia Changfeng EV was formerly known as the Venucia e30. The late name-change is unexpected, all the early-production cars, which were used on various media events, had an e30 badge on the back.

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Honda Vezel SUV will hit the Chinese car market in October

September 11, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Honda Vezel SUV will hit the Chinese car market in October

The new Honda Vezel SUV will hit the Chinese car market in October, one month earlier than previously announced. The Vezel will give Honda a brand new entry in the booming compact SUV segment. The Honda Vezel debuted as a semi-concept on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show in April.

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Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand GC9 is Naked in China

September 10, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand GC9 is Naked in China

The best spy shots so far of the new Geely Emgrand GC9, seen here all-naked in China. The EC9 is the new flagship sedan for the Emgrand brand, it is the production version of the 2013 Geely Emgrand KC concept. The Emgrand EC9 will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and launch on the China car market in early 2015.

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Dongfeng Fengxing Jingyi S50 hits the Chinese car market

September 10, 2014 by Joey Wang

Dongfeng Fengxing Jingyi S50 hits the Chinese car market

The new Dongfeng Fengxing Jingyi S50 sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 69.900 yuan and ends at 102.900 yuan, positioning the vehicle in one of the most competitive and most crowded segments of the market. The Fengxing Jingyi S50 debuted in April on the Beijing Auto show.

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Test drive in the new Denza EV in China

September 10, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Test drive in the new Denza EV in China

Last week I was in Shenzhen where I was invited for a test drive in the brand new Denza EV. I was a passenger in this ‘Denza Blue’ example driven by one of the factory’s development-test drivers who knew the vehicle inside and out. We drove on steep and challenging roads through the hills in the far eastern part of the city.

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Kia K4 sedan hits the Chinese auto market

September 10, 2014 by Joey Wang

Kia K4 sedan hits the Chinese auto market

The new Kia K4 sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 128.800 yuan and ends at 189.800 yuan. The Kia K4 is a new China-only compact sedan, it debuted last month on the Chengdu Auto Show.

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First Official Photo of the Volvo XC Classic for China

September 9, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

First Official Photo of the Volvo XC Classic for China

The new Volvo XC90 was unveiled in Sweden late last month. The old Volvo XC90 however does not die. Production has been moved to a new factory in China.  The ‘Volvo XC Classic’ will debut in Beijing on September 15 and it will hit the Chinese car market in October. Above the first official photo. The XC Classic gets extra chrome in the bumper and chromed mirrors.

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