The Truth About Cars » Everus http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 11:43:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 GM Invests More Into Fake Chinese Brand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/gm-invests-more-into-fake-chinese-brand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/gm-invests-more-into-fake-chinese-brand/#comments Mon, 19 Nov 2012 11:56:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=467373 GM added more capacity to its Chinese Baojun brand by opening a factory in Liuzhou, southern China. Plant and brand are part of the SAIC GM Wuling joint venture, where GM holds 44 percent, SAIC 50 percent, with 6 percent held by Wuling. Baojun started with the Baojun 630, a compact sedan based on an […]

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GM added more capacity to its Chinese Baojun brand by opening a factory in Liuzhou, southern China. Plant and brand are part of the SAIC GM Wuling joint venture, where GM holds 44 percent, SAIC 50 percent, with 6 percent held by Wuling. Baojun started with the Baojun 630, a compact sedan based on an […]

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And Now: An Original Chinese BMW http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/and-now-an-original-chinese-bmw/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/and-now-an-original-chinese-bmw/#comments Sat, 10 Sep 2011 14:30:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=410848 It happens to all foreign joint venture partners: They are invited to have tea and a chat with representatives of China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). After the pleasantries are exchanged, the weather has been discussed, and statements of mutual admiration have been made, someone from the NDRC side will say: “Don’t you want […]

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It happens to all foreign joint venture partners: They are invited to have tea and a chat with representatives of China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). After the pleasantries are exchanged, the weather has been discussed, and statements of mutual admiration have been made, someone from the NDRC side will say: “Don’t you want […]

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Affordable “Chinese Brand” Cars Could Be More Affordable http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/affordable-%e2%80%9cchinese-brand%e2%80%9d-cars-could-be-more-affordable/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/affordable-%e2%80%9cchinese-brand%e2%80%9d-cars-could-be-more-affordable/#comments Tue, 10 May 2011 14:58:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=394457   Honda revealed prices for their „Chinese Brand“  Everus S1.  As reported before, these “Chinese brands” are brands created by joint ventures, based on (usually not the latest) foreign platforms, filled with parts of foreign pedigree, and as much Chinese manufacture as possible. Supposedly, these brands are targeted at the lower income brackets. They better […]

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  Honda revealed prices for their „Chinese Brand“  Everus S1.  As reported before, these “Chinese brands” are brands created by joint ventures, based on (usually not the latest) foreign platforms, filled with parts of foreign pedigree, and as much Chinese manufacture as possible. Supposedly, these brands are targeted at the lower income brackets. They better […]

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Shanghai Auto Show: Foreigners Create Pseudo Chinese Brands http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/shanghai-auto-show-foreigners-create-pseudo-chinese-brands/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/shanghai-auto-show-foreigners-create-pseudo-chinese-brands/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=392470 When you have a larger joint venture with a Chinese automaker, at some point it will be strongly suggested to you to create a Chinese brand. At least this is how The Financial Times understands it: “Foreign carmakers wishing to build new plants or add capacity in China’s burgeoning car market are being told by […]

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When you have a larger joint venture with a Chinese automaker, at some point it will be strongly suggested to you to create a Chinese brand. At least this is how The Financial Times understands it: “Foreign carmakers wishing to build new plants or add capacity in China’s burgeoning car market are being told by […]

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From Venus To Everus: Foreign Makers Create Fake Chinese Brands http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/from-venus-to-everus-foreign-makers-create-fake-chinese-brands/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/from-venus-to-everus-foreign-makers-create-fake-chinese-brands/#comments Tue, 21 Dec 2010 08:58:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=378072 Japanese makers are jumping on the Made for China (or possibly Made for Export from China) trend that was started by GM with the Bao Jun. Both Nissan and Honda are showing (allegedly) Made for China brands at the Guangzhou Auto Show. Nissan’s joint venture with Dongfeng shows a concept car for its Venucia brand, […]

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Japanese makers are jumping on the Made for China (or possibly Made for Export from China) trend that was started by GM with the Bao Jun. Both Nissan and Honda are showing (allegedly) Made for China brands at the Guangzhou Auto Show. Nissan’s joint venture with Dongfeng shows a concept car for its Venucia brand, […]

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