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Ford announces pricing for the new Escort in China

December 9, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Ford announces pricing for the new Escort in China

Ford China has announced pricing of the new Ford Escort. Price will start at 99.800 yuan and and at 124.800 yuan ($ 16.123 – 20.162). The Ford Escort is a China-only compact sedan. It will be launched on the Chinese auto market on January 20. The final production version of the Ford Escort for China was unveiled at the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show.

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Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand NL-3 SUV testing in China

December 9, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand NL-3 SUV testing in China

Spy Shots showing a new compact SUV for the Geely Emgrand brand, code named NL-3, featuring a grille similar to the one found on the Geely Emgrand EC9 sedan. The Emgrand NL-3 will be launched on the Chinese car market in late 2015, it will be positioned below the Geely Emgrand GX9 Pride SUV.

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Spy Shots: JMC E100 EV testing in China

December 9, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: JMC E100 EV testing in China

The very first Spy Shots of the JMC E100, a new electric vehicle for China. Slightly surprising because JMC, or the Jiangling Motor Corporation, doesn’t have any previous experience with electric cars. The company is most famous for its co-ownership of the Landwind brand, maker of the infamous Landwind X7 SUV. JMC also has a successful joint venture with Ford and makes sells hardcore-petrol-powered big SUV’s and pickup trucks under its own name.

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Tesla announces deal to provide satellite navigation in China

December 8, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Tesla announces deal to provide satellite navigation in China

Tesla China has announced a deal with Chinese mapping company NavInfo that will finally see satellite navigation in the Tesla Model S in China. Normally, the navigation system of the Model S works with Google Maps, which is blocked in China, which forced Tesla to delete the system altogether, leaving Chinese Tesla owners without a factory-installed navigation system.

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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Senova X25 SUV testing in China

December 8, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Senova X25 SUV testing in China

Spy Shots of the new Beijing Auto Senova X25, a small SUV based on the platform of the Senova D20 hatchback. The Senova X25 will hit the Chinese auto market in early 2016. It will be the second SUV in the Senova line-up after the Senova X65 which will be launched next year.

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Chinese electric automaker is doing the Ford Aston Martin grille Thing

December 7, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Chinese electric automaker is doing the Ford Aston Martin grille Thing

This is the Dojo Pioneer, an electric vehicle from China manufactured by a company called Jiangsu Daojue Industrial Corporation, based in the great city of Yangzhou in Jiangsu Province. The Dojo Pioneer (Kaitazhe, 开拓者) is fitted with a grille nicked from Ford which nicked it from Aston Martin. The front as a whole is nicked from a Ford Fiesta, including the location of the logo and the super sharp headlights.

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Landwind X7 is a Green Clone of the Range Rover Evoque in China

December 7, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Landwind X7 is a Green Clone of the Range Rover Evoque in China

The infamous Landwind X7 SUV debuted last month on the Guangzhou Auto Show, looking every inch like a near-perfect clone of the Range Rover Evoque. The Landwind X7 will hit the China car market next April and Landwind is currently doing the final tests. Two identical (clones again?) X7 SUV’s were seen on a rural highway near the factory in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province

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This is the Yogomo 7 Seat Passenger Car for China

December 5, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the Yogomo 7 Seat Passenger Car for China

This is the Yogomo 7 Seat Passenger Car, one of the coolest vehicles ever manufactured in China. The Yogomo 7 Seat Passenger Car, also known as the Yogomo 6320 MPV, is a mini MPV scheduled for launch on the Chinese car market in the first half of 2015.

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Lifan to Launch three new SUV’s in China

December 5, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Lifan to Launch three new SUV's in China

Lifan Automobile is on a roll in China. The Lifan X50 SUV was launched on the Chinese car market last month, the Lifan Lotto mini MPV will launch later this month, followed by the new Lifan 820 sedan and the facelifted Lifan 720 sedan in Q1 2015. But that ain’t all…

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Spy Shots: Citroen C3-XR is Almost Ready for the Chinese car market

December 5, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Citroen C3-XR is Almost Ready for the Chinese car market

New spy shots of the new Citroen C3-XR SUV in China, looking almost ready for its launch on the Chinese car market on December 21. The C3-XR is a new China-only compact SUV. It debuted as the C-XR concept on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show in April and the production version debuted in May in Paris.

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