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Chinese-built Volvo S60s en route to US

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Volvo, China, Sedan, Luxury The first batch of long-wheelbase Volvo S60 Inscriptions are making their way from the Geely plant in Chengdu, China, via Shanghai to the United States. Continue reading Chinese-built Volvo S60s en route to US Chinese-built Volvo S60s en route to US originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 [...]

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Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan could get twin-charged five-cylinder

Filed under: Audi, Lamborghini, China, Emerging Technologies, Coupe, Performance There’s a chance that the Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracan might get the turbocharged and electrically supercharged, 2.5-liter five-cylinder from the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo. The move would be a way to lower their displacement and lower the models’ vehicle taxes in China. Continue reading Audi [...]

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Crappiest Day Ever? Chinese Mogul Loses $15 Billion in 1 Hour

China’s richest man, Li Hejun (pictured above) is not having a good week. The self made solar panel billionaire managed to lose $15 billion yesterday, astonishingly in a single hour. From CNN: The chairman of solar panel firm Hanergy (HNGSF) lost $15 billion on Wednesday when shares in the company plummeted 47% in Hong Kong trading [...]

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Snowden documents show spy agencies exploiting issues with China’s most popular browser

New reports from CBC News and the Intercept show that intelligence agencies in Canada, the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand exploited vulnerabilities in Alibaba’s UC Browser to surveil 500 million people. The agencies also planned to use various app stores to distribute their spyware. The reports indicate that UC Browser offered [...]

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Why Volvo is bringing Chinese cars to America

Filed under: Government/Legal, Plants/Manufacturing, Volvo Volvo is building a plant in South Carolina as part of its drive to become a global automaker, instead of a European niche brand. Here’s what it means. Continue reading Why Volvo is bringing Chinese cars to America Why Volvo is bringing Chinese cars to America originally appeared on Autoblog [...]

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GM slashes prices in China as sales falter

Filed under: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM, Car Buying, Car Dealers, China GM is slashing prices on 40 Buick, Chevrolet, and Cadillac models in China by as much as $8,700 to boost sales. The country is a major part of the automaker’s future growth strategy. Continue reading GM slashes prices in China as sales falter GM [...]

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Second Uber office in China under investigation

Filed under: Green, Transportation Alternatives, China Police in China are looking into Uber’s activities in a second city in as many weeks. The investigations are looking at the legality of the ridehailing app. Continue reading Second Uber office in China under investigation Second Uber office in China under investigation originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, [...]

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Lotus to produce new crossover in China

Filed under: Lotus, China, Crossover A new partnership with Goldstar will reportedly see a lightweight crossover from Lotus built in China for local consumption, targeting the Porsche Macan and stretching the Lotus ethos to the max. Continue reading Lotus to produce new crossover in China Lotus to produce new crossover in China originally appeared on [...]

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China hypocritically attacks the US for “upping the ante” on cyberwarfare arms race

The United States isn’t the only superpower that gets a little hypocritical when the topics of cyberwarfare or cyberespionage are brought up. China’s defense ministry also condemns others’ actions while the country builds up its own hacking abilities. Geng Yansheng, a defense ministry spokesman, recently said that the US’ new cyberwarfare policies will “further exacerbate contradictions [...]

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De Tomaso sold to Chinese investor for $1.1M

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Ownership, Misc. Automakers, China De Tomaso has been sold yet again after the winner of an auction just weeks ago fell through. The Italian brand is now owned by a Chinese company that intends to revive the name. Continue reading De Tomaso sold to Chinese investor for $1.1M De Tomaso sold to [...]

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Dodge Vipers selling for $480k in China

Filed under: Dodge, China, Coupe, Performance, Supercars The Dodge Viper is not cheap by any means, but the MSRP in the US pales in comparison to what gray-market importers are charging for one in China. Continue reading Dodge Vipers selling for $480k in China Dodge Vipers selling for $480k in China originally appeared on Autoblog [...]

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Pininfarina pens DX7 sport-ute for South East Motor

Filed under: Auto Shanghai 2015, Misc. Automakers, China, SUV South East Motor (SEM) unveiled the DX7 sport-utility vehicle at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, featuring a handsome design penned by Pininfarina. Continue reading Pininfarina pens DX7 sport-ute for South East Motor Pininfarina pens DX7 sport-ute for South East Motor originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, [...]

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China’s Geely plotting push into Europe, US

Filed under: Misc. Automakers, Volvo, China Volvo’s parent company, Geely, could be the first Chinese automaker to make a major push into the North American market, but only after first breaking into Europe. Continue reading China’s Geely plotting push into Europe, US China’s Geely plotting push into Europe, US originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, [...]

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