The Truth About Cars » China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +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 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Who Will Build Sergio’s Next Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/will-build-sergios-next-dodge-dart-chrysler-200/#comments Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:05:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277738 FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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FCA’s sweater-in-chief Sergio Marchionne has a plan to turn around the debt-laden and ailing automaker: stop building cars that lose money. That sounds like common sense, so long as oil prices stay low and the demand for trucks, SUVs and crossovers remains high. But that plan introduces a new set of problems, chief among them […]

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Ford Fueled Record Profits in 2015 With Truck Sales, China Surge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ford-fueled-record-profits-2015-truck-sales-china-surge/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ford-fueled-record-profits-2015-truck-sales-china-surge/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 18:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274889 Ford announced Thursday that it had earned a record pre-tax profit of $10.8 billion for 2015 — including $2 billion in the fourth quarter — bolstered by pickup sales in the U.S. and strong growth in China. The record-setting year for the automaker wasn’t much of a surprise — second- and third-quarter results set records […]

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Ford announced Thursday that it had earned a record pre-tax profit of $10.8 billion for 2015 — including $2 billion in the fourth quarter — bolstered by pickup sales in the U.S. and strong growth in China. The record-setting year for the automaker wasn’t much of a surprise — second- and third-quarter results set records […]

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China Firm On Cutting Green Car Subsidies By 2021 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/china-firm-on-cutting-green-car-subsidies-by-2021/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/china-firm-on-cutting-green-car-subsidies-by-2021/#comments Sun, 24 Jan 2016 17:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272433 China’s finance minister said Saturday that the government will end green car subsidies by 2021 and let its market dictate whether EVs or plug-in hybrid can sell on their own in the country, Reuters reported. Lou Jiwei told reporters that the government would cut subsidies by 20 percent over the next two years, by 40 percent […]

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China’s finance minister said Saturday that the government will end green car subsidies by 2021 and let its market dictate whether EVs or plug-in hybrid can sell on their own in the country, Reuters reported. Lou Jiwei told reporters that the government would cut subsidies by 20 percent over the next two years, by 40 percent […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Finished Second in China, Big Trouble for Takata, and Apple’s Longtime Car Guy Gone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271897 Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Pump the Brakes, Daimler’s Dig, and Chapo’s Crapwagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:09:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266585 Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Chevy Hot to Sell You a Sedan, Volvo’s V90 Peek and Cheap Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256737 “What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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“What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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TTAC News Round-up: How Low Can Oil Go, IROC an El Camino, and What’s Buick Bringing to Detroit? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-low-can-oil-go-iroc-el-camino-whats-buick-bringing-detroit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-low-can-oil-go-iroc-el-camino-whats-buick-bringing-detroit/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 17:10:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1251497 A picture is worth a thousand words, or millions of dollars worth of cars not built by the United Auto Workers. That, and Buick is planning a surprise for Detroit, oil prices are ever-so-slightly up, a super mullet El Camino, and Manny, Moe and Jack … after the break! Chinese Buicks are on their way to the USA […]

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A picture is worth a thousand words, or millions of dollars worth of cars not built by the United Auto Workers. That, and Buick is planning a surprise for Detroit, oil prices are ever-so-slightly up, a super mullet El Camino, and Manny, Moe and Jack … after the break! Chinese Buicks are on their way to the USA […]

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When It Comes To Chinese Buicks, I’m Not Ready To “Deal With It” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/comes-chinese-buicks-im-not-ready-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/comes-chinese-buicks-im-not-ready-deal/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 15:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242177 Long-time TTAC readers may be familiar with my old friend Rodney, the Billy Dee Williams lookalike with whom I sold cars, raced bicycles, rode motorcycles, and generally raised some sort of mild hell from 1995 until the present day. (If you’re not, here’s a field guide to his eccentric accomplishments.) Over the course of the […]

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Long-time TTAC readers may be familiar with my old friend Rodney, the Billy Dee Williams lookalike with whom I sold cars, raced bicycles, rode motorcycles, and generally raised some sort of mild hell from 1995 until the present day. (If you’re not, here’s a field guide to his eccentric accomplishments.) Over the course of the […]

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Beijing Is On Red Alert, Chops Car (Access) In Half http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/beijing-red-alert-chops-car-access-half/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/beijing-red-alert-chops-car-access-half/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 16:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237705 The nice people at Marketplace, who provided the above photo, have a fun website where you can put Chinese smog on your favorite city. Thankfully, most American cities haven’t had a smog problem in the 21st century. Beijing, on the other hand, is experiencing the proverbial terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. For the first […]

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The nice people at Marketplace, who provided the above photo, have a fun website where you can put Chinese smog on your favorite city. Thankfully, most American cities haven’t had a smog problem in the 21st century. Beijing, on the other hand, is experiencing the proverbial terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. For the first […]

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General Motors to Import Chinese-Made Buick to U.S. By Late 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/general-motors-set-import-chinese-made-buick-u-s-late-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/general-motors-set-import-chinese-made-buick-u-s-late-2016/#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:45:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218377 General Motors announced Thursday it will import a Buick crossover from China to the United States by the end of 2016, much to the UAW’s disappointment. According to the Detroit Free Press, the crossover in question, the Envision, is currently produced at a facility in the Shandong province. The Buick brand itself is doing well […]

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General Motors announced Thursday it will import a Buick crossover from China to the United States by the end of 2016, much to the UAW’s disappointment. According to the Detroit Free Press, the crossover in question, the Envision, is currently produced at a facility in the Shandong province. The Buick brand itself is doing well […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Trimming $6.8 Billion By 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jaguar-land-rover-trimming-6-8-billion-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/jaguar-land-rover-trimming-6-8-billion-2020/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1215249 Jaguar Land Rover will trim $6.8 billion from its expenses by 2020, in part, because of slowing auto sales in China, Reuters reported. The automaker will consolidate models to common lines, overhaul its supply chain and build 1 million cars by 2020, according to sources familiar with the plan. The plan, which is called Leap […]

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Jaguar Land Rover will trim $6.8 billion from its expenses by 2020, in part, because of slowing auto sales in China, Reuters reported. The automaker will consolidate models to common lines, overhaul its supply chain and build 1 million cars by 2020, according to sources familiar with the plan. The plan, which is called Leap […]

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Lexus Rebuffs China Production Due To Quality Concerns (Bonus: “F— This Graph” Edition) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/lexus-rebuffs-china-production-due-to-quality-concerns-bonus-f-this-graph-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/lexus-rebuffs-china-production-due-to-quality-concerns-bonus-f-this-graph-edition/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:45:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1212385 Lexus won’t be building cars in China anytime soon due the automaker’s concerns regarding production quality, Bloomberg reported Thursday. “There’s too much quality risk in China to produce there,” said Takashi Yamamoto, executive vice president of Lexus International. Did you hear that mic drop? Hello? Anyone there? Toyota’s luxury division, which is one of very few automakers […]

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Lexus won’t be building cars in China anytime soon due the automaker’s concerns regarding production quality, Bloomberg reported Thursday. “There’s too much quality risk in China to produce there,” said Takashi Yamamoto, executive vice president of Lexus International. Did you hear that mic drop? Hello? Anyone there? Toyota’s luxury division, which is one of very few automakers […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo Pushes Back Giulia, SUV At Least 6 Months http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-alfa-romeo-pushes-back-brands-comeback-six-months/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-alfa-romeo-pushes-back-brands-comeback-six-months/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211721 Alfa Romeo will delay two models critical to that brand’s comeback and will likely miss its ambitious sales target of 400,000 cars by 2018, according to Automotive News. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said a weakened market in China forced the brand to reassess its sales target, which he initially set in 2014. “I […]

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Alfa Romeo will delay two models critical to that brand’s comeback and will likely miss its ambitious sales target of 400,000 cars by 2018, according to Automotive News. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said a weakened market in China forced the brand to reassess its sales target, which he initially set in 2014. “I […]

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Is Tesla Going to Partner With China’s Google To Build A Car? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-going-partner-chinas-google-build-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-going-partner-chinas-google-build-car/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 19:10:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203521 Tesla could start building cars in China within two years, which could help the automaker jumpstart sales there and increase volume for the small automaker, Reuters reported. Tesla chief Elon Musk said the car company could cut costs on cars for sale there by one-third. Normally, foreign automakers are required to partner with domestic companies […]

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Tesla could start building cars in China within two years, which could help the automaker jumpstart sales there and increase volume for the small automaker, Reuters reported. Tesla chief Elon Musk said the car company could cut costs on cars for sale there by one-third. Normally, foreign automakers are required to partner with domestic companies […]

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Hyundai Didn’t Do So Hot Because Of China Last Quarter http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/hyundai-didnt-do-so-hot-because-of-china-last-quarter/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/hyundai-didnt-do-so-hot-because-of-china-last-quarter/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 20:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1202977 Hyundai said Thursday that its quarterly profit fell 23 percent after slowing sales in China overshadowed gains made in Europe and North America, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). The automaker reported a net income of $1 billion during the third quarter of 2015, which ended on Sept. 30. The loss is in contrast to automakers […]

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Hyundai said Thursday that its quarterly profit fell 23 percent after slowing sales in China overshadowed gains made in Europe and North America, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). The automaker reported a net income of $1 billion during the third quarter of 2015, which ended on Sept. 30. The loss is in contrast to automakers […]

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Here’s The New Volvo V90 Wagon! (Model) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/heres-new-volvo-v90-wagon-model/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/heres-new-volvo-v90-wagon-model/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2015 19:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1200969 Car companies should know better than to send detailed drawings of unreleased cars to Chinese toymakers.  Because they don’t, here is the new Volvo V90 wagon in toy-car form. The wagon, which appeared on CarNewsChina, appears to take several cues from our newly favorite Swedish car, the XC90. The wagon sports headlights from the XC90 […]

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Car companies should know better than to send detailed drawings of unreleased cars to Chinese toymakers.  Because they don’t, here is the new Volvo V90 wagon in toy-car form. The wagon, which appeared on CarNewsChina, appears to take several cues from our newly favorite Swedish car, the XC90. The wagon sports headlights from the XC90 […]

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Report: Volvo Will Enter Compact Crossover Market in 2018 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/report-volvo-will-enter-compact-crossover-market-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/report-volvo-will-enter-compact-crossover-market-2018/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194458 Automotive News Europe reported that Volvo will offer a new compact crossover, based on a new architecture, in 2018 that will likely be called the XC40. The crossover will be built in Ghent, Belgium and possibly in China, using the same platform being developed for compact cars in Europe. The crossover will get Volvo power plants that […]

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Automotive News Europe reported that Volvo will offer a new compact crossover, based on a new architecture, in 2018 that will likely be called the XC40. The crossover will be built in Ghent, Belgium and possibly in China, using the same platform being developed for compact cars in Europe. The crossover will get Volvo power plants that […]

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What Does a Chinese Buick Verano GS Mean For North America? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/what-does-a-chinese-buick-verano-gs-mean-for-north-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/what-does-a-chinese-buick-verano-gs-mean-for-north-america/#comments Sat, 10 Oct 2015 16:45:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1192914 As Opel begins its retail roll out of the new Astra across Europe, some enterprising spy shooters have found the Opel’s Chinese-market twin wearing Buick tri-shields and Verano GS badging. And holy shit, this is about to get very, very confusing. According to Autohome, the Verano GS — marketed as Buick Weilang GS in China […]

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As Opel begins its retail roll out of the new Astra across Europe, some enterprising spy shooters have found the Opel’s Chinese-market twin wearing Buick tri-shields and Verano GS badging. And holy shit, this is about to get very, very confusing. According to Autohome, the Verano GS — marketed as Buick Weilang GS in China […]

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China 2015: Cars of Kashgar, Xinjiang Uyghur http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/china-2015-cars-kashgar-xinjiang-uyghur/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/china-2015-cars-kashgar-xinjiang-uyghur/#comments Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:11:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1185314   After Ürümqi, we are now headed 670 miles (1,080 km) south-west to the hinterland of the hinterland: Kashgar. It’s China’s westernmost city and predominantly populated by Muslim Uyghurs. To give you a rough idea of what Kashgar looks like, the city stood in for Kabul in Afghanistan in the movie “The Kite Runner”. In fact, […]

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  After Ürümqi, we are now headed 670 miles (1,080 km) south-west to the hinterland of the hinterland: Kashgar. It’s China’s westernmost city and predominantly populated by Muslim Uyghurs. To give you a rough idea of what Kashgar looks like, the city stood in for Kabul in Afghanistan in the movie “The Kite Runner”. In fact, […]

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China 2015: Cars of Ürümqi, Xinjiang Uyghur http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-2015-cars-urumqi-xinjiang-uyghur/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-2015-cars-urumqi-xinjiang-uyghur/#comments Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1180570 After covering the northernmost city in China (Mohe), we now travel to Ürümqi in the Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region in the westernmost part of China. I thought we may as well push it to the extreme and explore the provincial capital furthest from Beijing, a whopping 1,500 miles (2,400 km) away. In fact, Ürümqi – pronounced something resembling “Yooloomooshee” – […]

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After covering the northernmost city in China (Mohe), we now travel to Ürümqi in the Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region in the westernmost part of China. I thought we may as well push it to the extreme and explore the provincial capital furthest from Beijing, a whopping 1,500 miles (2,400 km) away. In fact, Ürümqi – pronounced something resembling “Yooloomooshee” – […]

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China 2015: Cars of Mohe, Heilongjiang province http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-2015-cars-mohe-heilongjiang-province/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-2015-cars-mohe-heilongjiang-province/#comments Fri, 18 Sep 2015 21:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1174562 Dongfeng dealership in Mohe We continue on our exploration of Chinese regions and after Harbin we head north to Mohe, still in the Heilongjiang province. This is the northernmost city in the whole of China, completely rebuilt in 1985 after a devastating fire, with striking Russian imperial-era style with colourful facades, spired domes and pillared entrances. A further 60 […]

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Dongfeng dealership in Mohe We continue on our exploration of Chinese regions and after Harbin we head north to Mohe, still in the Heilongjiang province. This is the northernmost city in the whole of China, completely rebuilt in 1985 after a devastating fire, with striking Russian imperial-era style with colourful facades, spired domes and pillared entrances. A further 60 […]

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China 2015: Cars of Harbin, Heilongjiang Province http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-2015-cars-harbin-heilongjiang-province/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-2015-cars-harbin-heilongjiang-province/#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1166922 After Mudanjiang, we are staying in the Heilongjiang province to travel to its capital, Harbin. It’s the 8th most populous Chinese city and the most populous in Northeast China, home to a total of 10.6 million inhabitants. The uniqueness of Harbin resides in its Russian heritage. Refugees from the Russian socialist revolution in 1918 made Harbin the […]

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After Mudanjiang, we are staying in the Heilongjiang province to travel to its capital, Harbin. It’s the 8th most populous Chinese city and the most populous in Northeast China, home to a total of 10.6 million inhabitants. The uniqueness of Harbin resides in its Russian heritage. Refugees from the Russian socialist revolution in 1918 made Harbin the […]

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Borgward Reborn As Bizarre Buick-Porsche Lovechild, Apparently http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/borgward-reborn-bizarre-buick-porsche-lovechild-apparently/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/borgward-reborn-bizarre-buick-porsche-lovechild-apparently/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1167314 Long-defunct German automaker Borgward has a new life in China if you couldn’t already tell by the photos. The automaker released images of its first new car — since I dunno, the Eisenhower administration? — and it looks destined for the land where rules for intellectual property are much more relaxed than public demonstration. Buick business […]

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Long-defunct German automaker Borgward has a new life in China if you couldn’t already tell by the photos. The automaker released images of its first new car — since I dunno, the Eisenhower administration? — and it looks destined for the land where rules for intellectual property are much more relaxed than public demonstration. Buick business […]

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In China, It’s Cheaper To Kill Than It Is To Maim http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-cheaper-kill-maim/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/china-cheaper-kill-maim/#comments Tue, 08 Sep 2015 17:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1163906 Slate has a story about hit-and-run crashes in China that proves that truth is usually stranger than fiction. Geoffrey Sant, who teaches law at Fordham and is on the board of the New York Chinese Cultural Center, details a trend among Chinese drivers to kill the people they hit with their cars to keep from paying millions […]

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Slate has a story about hit-and-run crashes in China that proves that truth is usually stranger than fiction. Geoffrey Sant, who teaches law at Fordham and is on the board of the New York Chinese Cultural Center, details a trend among Chinese drivers to kill the people they hit with their cars to keep from paying millions […]

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