The Truth About Cars » Wuling http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +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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GM Buys Indian JV Stake From SAIC, Estimated Cost Pegged at $125 Million http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/gm-buys-indian-jv-stake-from-saic/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/gm-buys-indian-jv-stake-from-saic/#comments Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463926  “It’s too early to say for sure whether GM will purchase the controlling stake in HKJV, and thereby regain full control of its India business. It is unlikely that SAIC will relinquish its grip on India, just because it suddenly can’t service the capital requirements of the HKJV. Possibly, more information will become available when […]

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 “It’s too early to say for sure whether GM will purchase the controlling stake in HKJV, and thereby regain full control of its India business. It is unlikely that SAIC will relinquish its grip on India, just because it suddenly can’t service the capital requirements of the HKJV. Possibly, more information will become available when […]

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Wuxing v.v. Wuling: Fight Of Chinese Van Makers Will Be Felt In America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/wuxing-v-v-wuling-fight-of-chinese-van-makers-will-be-felt-in-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/wuxing-v-v-wuling-fight-of-chinese-van-makers-will-be-felt-in-america/#comments Mon, 21 May 2012 12:19:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=445352 A fight between two makers of cheap Chinese delivery vans will spill over to America – in more ways than one. China’s Jonway is a small carmaker from Zhejiang Province. Usually known for cheap pickup trucks, Jonway launched the Wuxing onto China’s small van segment. That segment is ruled by Wuling, the company that has […]

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A fight between two makers of cheap Chinese delivery vans will spill over to America – in more ways than one. China’s Jonway is a small carmaker from Zhejiang Province. Usually known for cheap pickup trucks, Jonway launched the Wuxing onto China’s small van segment. That segment is ruled by Wuling, the company that has […]

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Volkswagen Encroaches On GM In China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/volkswagen-encroaches-on-gm-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/volkswagen-encroaches-on-gm-in-china/#comments Fri, 13 Jan 2012 14:20:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=426136 GM is casting nervous glances at its perennial antagonist in China, Volkswagen. For both, China is a strategic high ground. GM sells more than a quarter of its global production in China. GM sold a record 2,547,171 units in China in 2011, which is more than the 2,503,797 units sold in the U.S.  last year. […]

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GM is casting nervous glances at its perennial antagonist in China, Volkswagen. For both, China is a strategic high ground. GM sells more than a quarter of its global production in China. GM sold a record 2,547,171 units in China in 2011, which is more than the 2,503,797 units sold in the U.S.  last year. […]

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GM China Copies Old Detroit Tactic: Sacrifice Profits For Volume http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/gm-china-copies-old-detroit-tactic-sacrifice-profits-for-volume/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/gm-china-copies-old-detroit-tactic-sacrifice-profits-for-volume/#comments Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:50:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=409104 GM China always had a comfortable lead over Volkswagen in China – at least on paper. More than half of GM China’s volume comes from small delivery vans, made by a three-way joint venture with SAIC and Wuling, in which GM held 34 percent. This share had been recently raised to 44 percent. The joint […]

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GM China always had a comfortable lead over Volkswagen in China – at least on paper. More than half of GM China’s volume comes from small delivery vans, made by a three-way joint venture with SAIC and Wuling, in which GM held 34 percent. This share had been recently raised to 44 percent. The joint […]

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GM China’s November Numbers, And A Deep Look In The Crystal Ball http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/gm-china%e2%80%99s-november-numbers-and-a-deep-look-in-the-crystal-bal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/gm-china%e2%80%99s-november-numbers-and-a-deep-look-in-the-crystal-bal/#comments Thu, 02 Dec 2010 08:19:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=375395 GM China, our recently no longer so reliable oracle for the Chinese market, raised its November sales by 11 percent, compared to an absolutely batty November 2009. 11 percent are not the same growth as the 109.5 percent GM China had recorded in last year’s November, but how much battier do you expect them to […]

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GM China, our recently no longer so reliable oracle for the Chinese market, raised its November sales by 11 percent, compared to an absolutely batty November 2009. 11 percent are not the same growth as the 109.5 percent GM China had recorded in last year’s November, but how much battier do you expect them to […]

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BaoJun: China’s Trojan Export Horse. By GM http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/baojun-china%e2%80%99s-trojan-export-horse-by-gm/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/baojun-china%e2%80%99s-trojan-export-horse-by-gm/#comments Tue, 23 Nov 2010 17:52:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=374133 Yesterday, Ed introduced us to the latest addition to GM’s brand portfolio, the BaoJun. Introduced in China, it is allegedly slotted below the Chinese Chevrolet and the Chinese Buick, and supposedly, it is targeted at “first-time buyers in the nation’s second- and third-tier markets,” or so the propaganda goes. The car is made by the […]

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Yesterday, Ed introduced us to the latest addition to GM’s brand portfolio, the BaoJun. Introduced in China, it is allegedly slotted below the Chinese Chevrolet and the Chinese Buick, and supposedly, it is targeted at “first-time buyers in the nation’s second- and third-tier markets,” or so the propaganda goes. The car is made by the […]

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GM Gets A Deal In China: 10% Of Wuling For $51m http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/gm-gets-a-deal-in-china-10-of-wuling-for-51m/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/11/gm-gets-a-deal-in-china-10-of-wuling-for-51m/#comments Fri, 12 Nov 2010 05:20:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=372417 GM appears to be sick of the constant needling it receives about their Wuling joint venture in China. Here is a company that produces half of the 2 million cars GM proudly announced as theirs in China, and GM owns only 34 percent. (The 37 percent that had been bandied about apparently were also exaggerated.) […]

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GM appears to be sick of the constant needling it receives about their Wuling joint venture in China. Here is a company that produces half of the 2 million cars GM proudly announced as theirs in China, and GM owns only 34 percent. (The 37 percent that had been bandied about apparently were also exaggerated.) […]

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Whitacre: GM-SAIC Deal Was Henderson’s Idea http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whitacre-gm-saic-deal-was-hendersons-idea/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whitacre-gm-saic-deal-was-hendersons-idea/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2009 17:57:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339232 GM Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre has made his first real media availability today, answering questions on a number of issues including the deal that sent control of GM’s most important Chinese joint venture to its partner, SAIC. According to Whitacre, the deal was put in place by former CEO Fritz Henderson. “It was sort […]

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GM Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre has made his first real media availability today, answering questions on a number of issues including the deal that sent control of GM’s most important Chinese joint venture to its partner, SAIC. According to Whitacre, the deal was put in place by former CEO Fritz Henderson. “It was sort […]

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