Articles about Chinese Cars

It’s hard to say who’s having the worst day at this point
Built by Geely, it's called the Geometry A
What is that?'That' is a new electric car. A sentence you'll likely be hearing many times over from here on in, as China-and indeed The World-increases its grip on the increasingly diversified (or homogenous? You choose) playground of
Good riddance
The Chinese courts might have taken their sweet time, but they've finally decided: 'Landwind' is copying Land Rover, and it's about time the practice comes to a halt.According to the decision issued by the Beijing Chaoyang District Court, Jiangling
This or the HR-V?
Certain parts of China leave much to be desired when it comes to, well, what your lungs take in.Air pollution is a serious problem over at the People's Republic, so much so that there's an entire website dedicated to
Well, are they?
There's a growing trend within the Philippine automotive industry that you might have noticed: Major brands injecting new life into their local lineups using more affordable Chinese-made cars.Volkswagen Philippines spearheaded the movement when it replaced its entire Philippine stable
Not a good look
Chinese-made cars have come a long way. For proof, you needn't look further than right here in the Philippines, where the vehicles manufactured in the People's Republic have entrenched themselves in the lineups of major industry players like Hyundai,
A strategic move for the Germans
The times are a-changin'.Remember the Volkswagen Jetta? It's been a while since Volkswagen Philippines discontinued its local availability when the company revamped its lineup in 2018, but you still see a fair number of these cars plying Manila's
If only we could remember their names
One of my favorite assignments for Top Gear is compiling buyer's guides. It gives me an excuse to visit out-of-the-way dealerships for obscure Chinese brands for prices you can't find online. In these places I ogle dozens
Are Chinese-made cars finally improving?
We can't believe we're saying this, but it might be about time to start taking Chinese car manufacturers a little more seriously. Maybe it'll do the industry some good to ease up on the made-in-China jokes a
What do you think of the vehicle?
Quick question: If you could associate a car brand with the most beautiful woman in the universe, what would it be? Top-of-mind choices? Probably Rolls-Royce, BMW, or Mercedes-Benz. Maybe Porsche or Lexus, too.The point is, you're
Does the badge matter?
Once upon a time, British ships plied the oceans, British aircraft plied the skies, British computers plied the, er, bulletin boards, and British sports cars tore up backroads from Manchester to Manila. But with the decades-long collapse of the British Industrial
Our market is still attracting new players
Automotive sales may be down year on year, but given the number of new carmakers coming in, you'd think otherwise. Then again, there are probably good opportunities to build a new brand waiting for the inevitable rebound after the current
Two new Chinese offerings
Good news for Filipino car buyers looking for a China-made ride: BAIC has just added two new offerings to its lineup--a compact crossover, and an MPV.The BJ20 is described by the Chinese carmaker as a "rugged and edgy" SUV
Tiny but handy
The JAC S1-or Refine S2 Mini, if you prefer-is the smallest crossover in the world. Aside from the odd kei car or two, that is. Which made me worry about this lend-out, because the missus isn't overly fond
Another 'inspired' Chinese clone
There was a time when it was easy to poke fun at the Chinese car industry, seeing rather too many of its models as blatant copies of designs familiar in Europe. The Range Rover Evoque-aping Land Wind X7 is a classic
Is this China car any good?
With the re-branding of JAC, there's a lot of new metal on the showroom floor to explore, and a lot to take in. Here, we're starting with their second smallest crossover, the S2. While not the most technically impressive
New Chinese brand launches in JAC’s shadow
When we broke the story of JAC's new model lineup and dealerships last week, that wasn't quite the whole story. Relaunching JAC's consumer line under a separate distribution model from JAC's current trucking business was only one part
We have the prices
There's a new passenger vehicle brand in town, and it sports a Chinese badge. JAC, which is more often associated with trucks and other commercial vehicles, has now entered the consumer market. Triesenburg Auto Corporation (TAC), an affiliate of the Lica
Check out the price
That's not a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado you're looking at, it's the Haval H9. Haval is a brand owned by Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motors, and the H9 is its midsize SUV that seats seven people.It looks classy,
Now that's innovation
The Geely Auto Group has launched Lynk & Co-a new brand that sits somewhere between the low-priced Geelys and the premium Swedish Volvos. The Chinese carmaker is hoping to change the way consumers look at cars and how they're purchased.
Want to try out heavy machinery?
Do you happen to be looking for heavy machinery? If yes, you might want to drop by the "Foton Moto Fair" in Quezon City later this week. Foton Philippines will be offering special deals and discounts at the event, so it should
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