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Official Images Of The NEVS 9-3 And 9-3X Concept Cars

June 1, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

NEVS 9-3

NEVS has released official images of the 9-3 and 9-3X concept cars, previewing an electric sedan and wagon, both based on the last generation Saab 9-3. The concepts will be unveiled on June 7 on the CES Asia in Shanghai. Design is still very Saab but NEVS has added a fine looking new front with a black grille with a blue line (blue is the color of green in China) and small LED lights that shine like diamonds.

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China Approves JAC-Volkswagen EV Joint Venture

May 23, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

China Approves JAC-Volkswagen EV Joint Venture

Chinese regulators have given their final approval for the new JAC-Volkswagen joint venture that will make affordable electric cars for the Chinese market. The joint venture contract has a duration of 25 years and planned annual output is 100.000 units.

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NEVS ‘Saab’ 9-3 Will Be Unveiled On June 7 In China

May 9, 2017 by Joey Wang

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The production version of the NEVS 9-3 will be unveiled on June 7 on the CES Asia in Shanghai. The NEVS 9-3 is a new electric car based on the Saab 9-3.  The latest spy shots show that NEVS didn’t change much to the Saab’s design; they closed the grille and added a new bumper.

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New Chery Tiggo 5 Will Hit The Chinese Auto Market In Q3

May 8, 2017 by W.E. Ning

Chery Tiggo 5

This is the new Chery Tiggo 5 SUV and it looks a trillion times better than the outgoing car. It has style, stance, and sportiness. The new Tiggo 5 will hit the Chinese auto market in Q3. Price will range from 90.000 to 150.000 yuan.

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Kia Pegas To Launch On The Chinese Car Market in August

May 8, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Kia Pegas

The new Kia Pegas will be launched on the Chinese car market in August. Price will range from 65.000 to 85.000 yuan. The Kia Pegas is a China-only A-class sedan aimed at young first-car buyers. The Pegas will be the cheapest sedan in Kia’s China lineup.

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Citroen C-Aircross Will Be Manufactured In China Starting 2018

May 3, 2017 by W.E. Ning

Citroen C-Aircross

The production version of the Citroen C-Aircross SUV concept will be manufactured in China, starting next year. It will be a China-only model made by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture. The compact SUV will be based on the PSA PF1 (aka PSA-A) platform that also underpins the new third-generation Citroen C3.

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The Volvo S90L Is On Its Way From China To The United States

April 13, 2017 by W.E. Ning

The Volvo S90L Is On Its Way From China To The United States

The first batch of Volvo S90L sedans is on its way to the United States. Four hundred cars were loaded into a ship in the port city of Tianjin, they will arrive at Volvo dealers in the United States in June. The China-made Volvo S90L will replace the Sweden-made Volvo S90 in the U.S., where it will be marketed as the 2018 Volvo S90, without an L at the end.

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Volkswagen T-ROC SUV To Be Made In China From 2018

April 11, 2017 by Joey Wang

Volkswagen T-ROC SUV To Be Made In China From 2018

The new Volkswagen T-Roc has been spied in old Europe without much camouflage on. The T-Roc will have its intentional debut in August with deliveries set to start in mid 2018. Production in China will start the same year at the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture.

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Ford Ranger Pickup Truck To Hit The Chinese Car Market In 2018

April 10, 2017 by W.E. Ning

Ford Ranger Pickup Truck To Hit The Chinese Car Market In 2018

The Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2018. It will be manufactured locally by Jiangling-Ford, the joint venture that also makes the Everest SUV, which is based on the same platform as the Ranger.

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NextEV NIO Signs Deal With Changan Auto To Make EVs In China

April 6, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

NextEV NIO Signs Deal With Changan Auto To Make EVs In China

NextEV NIO has teamed up with Changan Auto for the production of electric cars for the Chinese market. Their first car will debut in concept form on the Shanghai Auto Show. The SUV, likely to be called NIO ES8, will be about the size of the Volvo XC90. NIO has released one rendering, showing a rather traditional design.

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