February 8, 2023
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3D Printing a Functional Vehicle is Now Possible

3D Printing is a technology that only recently gained more attention from the public. At this point, you can almost 3D print anything. Not many, however, would have imagined that almost anything meant a fully functional vehicle. As it happens, the Chinese have managed to do just that. Two companies, Polymaker and XEV, partnered in […]

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MG

MG announces entry into this year’s BTCC

MG used to be a great car maker a very long time ago. They used to be a mediocre one a not so long time ago and up until last year they even used to not be. Since the Chinese have bought the MG brand, factory, so on and so forth, the recently introduced MG […]

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Saab

Saab will be building three new models: 9-1, 9-6X and 9-7

Despite a sustained period of silence on behalf of the Swedish company things have been tense for them over the last few months. Happily though, that series of doom & gloom moments has been wiped away by how Saab was able to seal the deal with the Chinese at Pang Da and another company from […]

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Saab

Saab’s future once again uncertain

The Swedish at Volvo got the ultimate wake up call and in the end they made their comeback. Sadly, not the same can be said of their co-nationals at Saab. Saab’s ability to handle their products, selling them and eventually making a profit isn’t likely to be used for examples in business colleges around the […]

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Nissan

The Nissan replacement seen in Shanghai, introducing the 2012 Versa

As far as car maker errors go, Nissan made one of their biggest when they launched the 2009 Versa. The Nissan Versa (Tiida in some markets) in itself was never a bad car, it was pretty good actually but, sadly, no one “got it” and sales were subsequently low.

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Subaru

Yet another crossover from Shanghai: Subaru’s XV Concept

The Shanghai Motor Show is about as clear proof as we’re going to get that China’s work ethic is spreading round the globe. It first went to Mazda who came up with the CX-5 crossover announcement, then went to Citroen who revealed the DS5 crossover and it now reached Subaru who came up with the […]

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Peugeot

Peugeot SXC, a concept with a Chinese bloodline

The Shanghai Motor Show is still a new event but it seems to have picked up the insanely fast accelerating rhythm that seems to be going around China and it seems to keep amazing us. A special treat that’s come from this event is the Peugeot SXC Concept, especially since this French lion was styled […]

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Renault

French president asked to intervene in Renault espionage case

Renault’s EV department may be suffering a bit of an identity crisis as far as the industrial espionage setting is concerned. It’s on, it’s off, the Chinese are involved, nobody spied and at the end of the day the story just keeps getting better.

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Renault

Renault, industrial espionage and the Chinese

Three things you need to make one heck of a novel or movie. Probably a best seller or a block buster situation too. However, during the time you’re dreaming about cashing in on that success, out in the real world something has really happened at Renault.

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Mercedes

2011 Mercedes A Class goes to China

This bit of news may not seem so new but bare with me. Mercedes Benz has decided to send its baby A Class over to China. The A Class’ introduction to the Chinese market is part of a very ambitious plan the Germans have for themselves.

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Videos VW

Volkswagen Phaeton sets sight on new targets

You may remember that about a couple of months ago VW presented us with a facelifted variant of their flagship, the 2011 Phaeton. At the time, it was a bit difficult to understand why the car didn’t get the eagerly awaited by fans major redesign and why the Germans only gave us these minute changes. […]

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Honda

Four Honda plants in China closed due to strikes

The growing labor issues in China have hit home and Japanese car maker, Honda is the first victim of the situation. Yesterday, May 29th, Honda had shut all four of its Chinese plants as a result of massive strikes of company employees.

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Geely

Geely IG may cost less than Tata Nano

Chinese car maker Geely Automobile came to the Beijing Motor Show with a concept car entitled IG. Now they claim that the eventual production version of the IG is a contender for the title of world’s cheapest car.

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Ford

China Vehicles sales explode

China’s economic boom is continuing and may have altogether been fueled by crisis of the automotive industry everywhere else. While very few companies have managed to keep previous sales figures and even fewer have managed to increase it, last month, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers retail figures were off the charts. Car sales […]

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