Tag: SAIC

Facelifted Buick GL8 Avenir Luxury Minivan Debuts In China With Throne-Like Rear Seats

Buick has started taking pre-orders for its redesigned GL8 Avenir luxury MPV in China. In exchange for a refundable fee of 6,888 yuan ($970), customers can secure an early build slot for the GL8 Avenir. Targeting rivals like the Lexus LM and Volkswagen Viloran, the 2020 Buick GL8 Avenir is offered in three configurations, with […]

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GM’s Latest EV Comes From China’s Wuling, Takes Inspiration From Kei Cars

Earlier this year, the SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture unveiled the Baojun E300, a tiny electric city car designed for China’s crowded cities. Now we get to catch a glimpse of the E300’s less glamorous sibling from the joint venture’s other brand, Wuling. These are the first official photos of the as-yet-unnamed EV which Wuling says is […]

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GM Backtracks On Plan To Offer Only 3-Cylinder Engines In Some Models In China

General Motors has rolled back its plan of offering only three-cylinder engines in some of its vehicles sold in China, Reuters reports. The American car manufacturer had opted to discontinue many four-cylinder versions of models it sold across China because three-cylinder alternatives are cleaner and more fuel-efficient. However, Chinese consumers aren’t particularly fond of such […]

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Baojun’s New EV For China Looks As Cute As A Puppy, Runs Longer Distances

Baojun, one of GM’s most active brands lately, has released the first photos of its latest new energy vehicle (NEV) for China. The as-yet-unnamed mini adopts Baojun’s new interstellar geometry design language and looks much sleeker than the similarly-sized E100 and E200 EVs. Key styling features of the new two-seat electric vehicle include the split […]

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2020 Skoda Kamiq GT Arrives As China’s More Stylish Kamiq

Skoda has released full details and a comprehensive photo gallery of its newest crossover, the China-only Kamiq GT. Unveiled at the Guangzhou Auto Show, the subcompact crossover is the second “coupe-SUV” developed specifically for the Chinese market following the Kodiaq GT. There’s nothing “coupe” about it, though, since it looks very much like a regular […]

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VW Announces China-Specific ID. Electric Model As Pre-Production Starts In Shanghai

Twelve months after breaking ground at the site, the SAIC Volkswagen Anting factory in Shanghai, China, has been completed. Built for the production of electric vehicles based on the MEB platform, it will become fully operational in October 2020. Nonetheless, pre-production has already begun, and the first car that rolled off the assembly line is […]

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VW To Build Electric ID.4 SUV And ID.3 Hatch In China Too

Volkswagen has released more details about its ambitious electrification offensive planned for China during a presentation called New Brand Design that was held in Guangzhou. In 2020, the German brand plans to deliver around 300,000 electrified models to Chinese customers. In order to achieve this target, the VW brand will be launching 10 electrified versions of […]

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GM’s Baojun RS-3 Is A Small SUV For China That Costs Just $10,160

Following a preview last month, General Motors’ China brand Baojun has launched the RS-3 subcompact crossover in their home market. The RS-3 is the fourth model in Baojun’s new product portfolio introduced this year, joining the RS-5 SUV, RM-5 MPV, and RC-6 sedan. Based on the latest R architecture developed by the SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) joint […]

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