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NIO Launches The Eve Autonomous Electric Concept Car

March 13, 2017 by Joey Wang

NIO Launches The Eve Autonomous Electric Concept Car

This is the new NIO Eve, an autonomous electric concept car. It was launched in Austin, Texas, and will have its Chinese debut on the Shanghai Auto Show next month. The Eve has an artificial intelligence engine’ that is called Nomi, which will take car of everything from driving to entertainment.

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TechRules To Bring Two Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicles To The Geneva Motor Show

February 22, 2017 by Joey Wang

TechRules To Bring Two Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicles To The Geneva Motor Show

Last year China’s TechRules surprised the Geneva Motor Show with the GT96 TREV supercar. TREV stands for Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle, combining an electric motor with a turbine. This year the company will be back with two cars: an extreme racy concept as seen on the first photo and… the production version of the GT96.

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Guangzhou Auto EnSpirit Has An On-board Tree For Green

January 10, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Guangzhou Auto EnSpirit Has An On-board Tree For Green

The Guangzhou Auto EnSpirit concept car has been unveiled on the Detroit Auto Show. It previews a future sporty electric SUV-coupe that is all about clean and green. Guangzhou Auto went back to basics; what better cleans the air than a tree? Nothing does, so the EnSpirit has one on-board.

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Guangzhou Auto To Launch 3 New Cars On The Detroit Auto Show

January 6, 2017 by Joey Wang

Guangzhou Auto To Launch 3 New Cars On The Detroit Auto Show

Guangzhou Auto is going all out on the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. They will bring three world debuts: the GS7, the GE3, and the EnSpirit. Starting with names: Guangzhou Auto normally uses the English brand name “Trumpchi” for their cars but the name is absent on the teasers. One wonders why…

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Eye To Eye With The Hanergy Solar-R Solar Powered Car From China

November 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye To Eye With The Hanergy Solar-R Solar Powered Car From China

Hanergy launched four solar-powered concept cars in July, but I hadn’t seen any in person yet. Happily, the company had a booth on the Guangzhou Auto Show, showing the sporty Hanergy Solar R. It has solar panels on the hood, on the roof, on the entire rear deck, and on the surfaces besides the side windows

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Buick Velite Concept Unveiled On The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

November 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Buick Velite Concept Unveiled On The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

The Buick Velite concept was unveiled on the Guangzhou Auto Show, looking very beautiful in blue, with a low grille, angry lights, and a racy front spoiler. The Velite concept was designed by Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC), GM’s Chinese design studio.

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Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi EnLight Electric Supercar Lightens Up The Guangzhou Auto Show

November 22, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi EnLight Electric Supercar Lightens Up The Guangzhou Auto Show

The spectacular Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi EnLight electric supercar concept was unveiled at the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. The machine looked properly manic, painted in matte silver and blue, with a carbon fiber tub, and with huge gull wing doors attached to the B-pillar.

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Guangzhou Auto Teases The Enlight Electric Supercar Concept For The Guangzhou Auto Show

November 14, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Guangzhou Auto Teases The Enlight Electric Supercar Concept For The Guangzhou Auto Show

Guangzhou Auto has released a teaser of the new Enlight, an electric supercar concept that will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show on Friday, and it sure looks speedy. The company has announced it will be four-wheel drive with a time-attack rear-wheel drive mode, and that it will have an autopilot mode.

No other specs available yet. The Enlight is a concept but don’t rule out the possibility of production. There are shiploads of Chinese electric supercars on the way: Beijing Auto will make a small series of the ArcFox-7, and then we have the NextEV, the Qiantu Motor K50, the Windboooster Titan, and the turbine-assisted TechRules A96.

The electric future looks sunny.

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Buick Teases The Velite Concept For The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

November 7, 2016 by W.E. Ning

Buick Teases The Velite Concept For The Guangzhou Auto Show In ChinaIn Guangzou

GM China has released a teaser of the Buick Velite concept car that will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month, with sharp looking lights and a blue-glowing grille. But we are very sure the production version won’t get any of that.

It is indeed very odd that Buick bothers with a concept at all because the real thing is ready to go. Buick probably doesn’t want the Velite to take away attention from the new GL8, which is one of Buick’s biggest moneymakers in China.

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First Photos Of The Landwind E33 SUV For China

November 1, 2016 by Joey Wang

First Photos Of The Landwind E33 SUV For China

Landwind has scored a massive hit with their X7 Evoque clone. That means they have money and that means they will launch shiploads of new cars. First up is a new compact SUV code named E33. It will debut in close-to-production-concept form on the Guangzhou Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in H1 2017.

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