Tag: SAIC

Facelifted 2021 VW Phideon Flagship Sedan Revealed In China, Loses V6 And PHEV Powertrains

Earlier this year, the first images of the facelifted VW Phideon flagship sedan surfaced on the web courtesy of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Now, the successor to the ill-fated Phaeton has officially debuted at the Beijing Auto Show with minor styling and content upgrades. Built by the SAIC-VW joint venture, the Phideon […]

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Buick Electra Concept Introduces The Brand’s New Design Language For EVs

The Buick Electra is back but not as a successor to the flagship luxury car GM built from 1959 to 1990. The iconic name is now used on an all-electric crossover concept that has just made its global premiere in Shanghai, China and previews Buick’s next-generation design language for electric vehicles. Adopting the “potential energy” […]

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Chinese Car Companies Would Like To Sell More Hydrogen Fuel Cell Models

Chinese car companies are planning on boosting hydrogen fuel cell vehicle sales – a niche category in the world’s largest car market. Government officials are expected to announce supportive policies as early as this month. The largest carmaker from the People’s Republic, SAIC Motor, wants to sell over 10,000 hydrogen fuel cell models by the […]

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2021 VW Tiguan X Goes Official In China As The People’s SUV Coupe

After catching a glimpse of it in those patent images made public in July by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Volkswagen Tiguan X SUV coupe has surfaced in the first official photos. Adopting the revised front end styling of the facelifted 2021 Tiguan SUV, the “flattened” variant is very different from the […]

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China’s Chevy Malibu XL Gains New 1.5L Engine From The Equivalent Of $23,915

Chevrolet has updated the popular Malibu XL mid-size sedan in China by introducing a new powertrain. Sold alongside the 1.3-liter and 2.0-liter turbocharged units, which are mated to a CVT and a 9-speed automatic transmission respectively, the new mill has 1.5 liters in displacement, direct-injection and turbocharging, and comes paired to a 9-speed Hydra-Matic automatic […]

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GM’s Baojun RC-5 And RC-5W Launch In China From A Low $8,600

Baojun, the brand owned by the SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture, has launched the new RC-5 liftback and RC-5W wagon on the Chinese market. Local prices start from RMB59,800 (equal to around $8,600 at today’s rates) for the Baojun RC-5 liftback and RMB72,800 ($10,490) for the RC-5W wagon. Sized similarly to their Skoda Octavia equivalents, both compact models […]

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