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VW's Budget Brand Given The Green Light For China Debut

Volkswagen have been looking at launching a budget brand in emerging markets since 2012, and after prolonged talks, an official decision h...

Hongqi’s Audi-Based S Concept Looks Surprisingly Good

Hongqi’s S Concept debuted at Beijing as a proposal for a luxurious mid-sized crossover next to the B Concept .

Hongqi L5 Convertible Parade Car Debuts In Belarus

The Hongqi L5 is the modern version of the 1960s CA771 which in turn looks eerily close to being a copy of the 1950s Ford Thunderbird from...

Toyota’s China Dealers are Losing Money, Nearly 10% May Ditch the Brand

FAW-Toyota Motor Sales Co., the joint venture between the Japanese giant and the Chinese company in the world’s largest car market, has 52...

VW and FAW to Invest €2 Billion in Two New Assembly Plants in China

It appears that Volkswagen Group is opening assembly plants in China on a yearly basis. The automaker has announced it will build two new...

First Honqi L5 Sedan Sells for $803,000 Becoming the Most Expensive Chinese Car Ever

China’s very own uber-luxurious Rolls-Royce- or Bentley-like sedan, the Honqi L5 (formerly the L7 and meaning “red flag,” in Chinese) has ...

Mercedes, BMW and Audi of China Investigated for Using…Asphalt as Sound Deadener

We had honestly not heard of asphalt (normally used to pave roads) being utilized as a sound deadening material, let alone by luxury automa...

GM Posts All Time Record July Sales in China, up 11.7 Percent from the Beginning of 2012

It's been a good sales month in China for General Motors and its 12 joint ventures in the country as the Detroit-based company set an ...

VW Investigating its Chinese Partner FAW for Stealing Designs and Illegally Producing Parts!

Chinese carmakers and parts manufacturers stealing designs of components or even entire vehicles from Western automakers is nothing new, bu...

Hongqi Debuts Flagship L7 and H7 Sedans at the Beijing Auto Show as FAW Re-Launches the Brand

No Chinese auto show is complete without a reference to Hongqi (Red Flag), one of the oldest nameplates in the country and at one time, the...

VW to Launch New Luxury Sedan and EV Model in China

Lending even more evidence to China’s growing importance for automakers, Volkswagen is planning to develop two new bespoke vehicles, one w...

The Hongqi (Lincoln MKT Concept…) SUV Concept

While we have no reason to doubt reports from various Chinese websites stating that the FAW Group’s flagship mark Hongqi (Red Flag) will unv...

Beijing Show: FAW Besturn B50 Sedan

The Besturn B50 is the latest proposition from Chinese automaker FAW. Set to make its debut at this week’s Beijing Auto Show (20 – 28 April)...