The Truth About Cars » China. Tycho de Feyter http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » China. Tycho de Feyter http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com BYD Launches Remote Controlled Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/byd-launches-remote-controlled-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/byd-launches-remote-controlled-car/#comments Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:31:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457461 BYD’s F3 received worldwide acclaim for being a Corolla ripoff. When the new F3 was announced at the Beijing Auto Show, Carnewschina wrote: “The new F3 is design-wise slightly better than the old BYD F3 which was a copy of the old Toyota Corolla, the new F3 is a copy of the new Corolla but […]

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BYD’s F3 received worldwide acclaim for being a Corolla ripoff. When the new F3 was announced at the Beijing Auto Show, Carnewschina wrote: “The new F3 is design-wise slightly better than the old BYD F3 which was a copy of the old Toyota Corolla, the new F3 is a copy of the new Corolla but […]

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Fake In China: Destruction Of Bogus Taxi Fleet Ordered http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/fake-in-china-destruction-of-bogus-taxi-fleet-ordered/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/fake-in-china-destruction-of-bogus-taxi-fleet-ordered/#comments Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:47:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457394 Black taxis are a menace, in China and elsewhere.  The criminal taxi element and Chinese rip-off artists joined forces and created a whole fleet of fake taxis, Carnewschina reports. The regulation Jettas were painted in the regulation colors of the Hefei taxi company, equipped with fake taxi meters and fake license plates. Police in Hefei […]

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Black taxis are a menace, in China and elsewhere.  The criminal taxi element and Chinese rip-off artists joined forces and created a whole fleet of fake taxis, Carnewschina reports. The regulation Jettas were painted in the regulation colors of the Hefei taxi company, equipped with fake taxi meters and fake license plates. Police in Hefei […]

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New Trends In Chinese Commercial Vehicles: Ragged Top Heavy Trucks http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/new-trends-in-chinese-commercial-vehicles-ragged-top-heavy-trucks/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/new-trends-in-chinese-commercial-vehicles-ragged-top-heavy-trucks/#comments Wed, 15 Aug 2012 16:08:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457008 Tycho of Beijing’s Carnewschina is onto a rapidly trending phenomenon among the big boys of China: Heavy trucks with convertible tops. It appears to be an aftermarket mod that is not always strictly voluntary:  Trucks sometimes roll. Due to the amazing build quality of Chinese trucks and the help of a few hundred migrant workers, […]

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Tycho of Beijing’s Carnewschina is onto a rapidly trending phenomenon among the big boys of China: Heavy trucks with convertible tops. It appears to be an aftermarket mod that is not always strictly voluntary:  Trucks sometimes roll. Due to the amazing build quality of Chinese trucks and the help of a few hundred migrant workers, […]

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Fake In China: Lamborghini Diablo Goes To Hell http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/fake-in-china-lamborghini-diablo-goes-to-hell/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/fake-in-china-lamborghini-diablo-goes-to-hell/#comments Sat, 11 Aug 2012 13:51:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456355 Remember the DIY Lamborghini? In a garage somewhere in the less picturesque parts of Beijing, a man built a Lamborghini Diablo replica, fiberglass on hand-welded frame. No industrious Chinese will allow something like that to be forgotten as a one-off lunatic hobby project. Half a year later … … Diablo Auto was born. Today at […]

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Remember the DIY Lamborghini? In a garage somewhere in the less picturesque parts of Beijing, a man built a Lamborghini Diablo replica, fiberglass on hand-welded frame. No industrious Chinese will allow something like that to be forgotten as a one-off lunatic hobby project. Half a year later … … Diablo Auto was born. Today at […]

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Fake In China: China Copies Bikini Car Wash, Needs More Displacement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/fake-in-china-china-copies-bikini-car-wash-needs-more-displacement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/fake-in-china-china-copies-bikini-car-wash-needs-more-displacement/#comments Sat, 04 Aug 2012 16:32:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455484 Forget Mao suits: “Chinese youngsters know Justin Bieber, hamburgers and Middle East warfare,” reports the culturally clued-in Carnewschina. “They also know this thing called ‘Bikini Car Wash’, many Chinese websites are full with big-breasted American babes bikini washing big engined American cars.” A car wash in Shanghai made it reality. Except, well, the babes are […]

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Forget Mao suits: “Chinese youngsters know Justin Bieber, hamburgers and Middle East warfare,” reports the culturally clued-in Carnewschina. “They also know this thing called ‘Bikini Car Wash’, many Chinese websites are full with big-breasted American babes bikini washing big engined American cars.” A car wash in Shanghai made it reality. Except, well, the babes are […]

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Chinese Overload! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/chinese-overload/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/chinese-overload/#comments Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:17:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=454118 Tycho de Feyter, who blogs about Chinese cars in Carnewschina.com, is very much concerned about the well-being of his Chinese compatriots. So much, that he tracks the overlo9ading of vehicles.  This “slightly overloaded truck” was seen on China’s tropical island province Hainan. The truck carries big sacks of styrofoam to a recycling facility. Not much […]

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Tycho de Feyter, who blogs about Chinese cars in Carnewschina.com, is very much concerned about the well-being of his Chinese compatriots. So much, that he tracks the overlo9ading of vehicles.  This “slightly overloaded truck” was seen on China’s tropical island province Hainan. The truck carries big sacks of styrofoam to a recycling facility. Not much […]

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Fake In China: Shaanxi Hearts Escalade http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/fake-in-china-shaanxi-hearts-escalade/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/fake-in-china-shaanxi-hearts-escalade/#comments Fri, 20 Jul 2012 16:24:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453579 Members of the Chinese car industry are busy hiring foreign engineers and designers. That trend apparently has not reached China’s Shaanxi Province yet. The province is home to state-owned conglomerate Shaanxi Victory. It’s automotive4 division made unremarkable trucks and vans. Very few knew of this venture. Now, Shaanxi is famous all the way to Detroit. […]

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Members of the Chinese car industry are busy hiring foreign engineers and designers. That trend apparently has not reached China’s Shaanxi Province yet. The province is home to state-owned conglomerate Shaanxi Victory. It’s automotive4 division made unremarkable trucks and vans. Very few knew of this venture. Now, Shaanxi is famous all the way to Detroit. […]

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Carbuzz Builds Chinese Firewall To Lock Out Lone Dutchman http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/carbuzz-builds-chinese-firewall-to-lock-out-lone-dutchman/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/carbuzz-builds-chinese-firewall-to-lock-out-lone-dutchman/#comments Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:03:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=450589 Yesterday, we reported about Carbuzz purloining content from Carnewschina, and that it is continuing to do so despite vows of repentance. This morning, Carnewschina proprietor Tycho de Feyter opened his laptop in Beijing in order to visit vengeance on the presumptive “leader in car news and industry information.” He keyed in the Carbuzz URL and […]

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Yesterday, we reported about Carbuzz purloining content from Carnewschina, and that it is continuing to do so despite vows of repentance. This morning, Carnewschina proprietor Tycho de Feyter opened his laptop in Beijing in order to visit vengeance on the presumptive “leader in car news and industry information.” He keyed in the Carbuzz URL and […]

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