• Shanghai Disney Resort

    Chinese carmaker SAIC is providing vehicles for the Shanghai Disney Resort.

  • 2014 Tesla Model S in China
    Tesla Model S Gets Huge Incentive In Shanghai: No $12K Fee For Registration

    The Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan has now been on sale in China for six months, but it recently received a major sales incentive from local officials in Shanghai. That city's municipal government has ruled that Tesla buyers will be exempted from paying the $12,000 registration fee required to...

  • Ultra-Capacitor Bus in Shanghai after fire; photo from Eastday
    Chinese Electric Bus Catches Fire On Road, Not The First One

    Chinese media are reporting that an electric bus caught fire in Shanghai at noon on Monday. And this is apparently not the first such incident. A Reuters report indicates that at least one earlier incident has been reported in the Chinese press within the last three months. A local Shanghai blog...

  • Volkswagen E Scooter
    Volkswagen E-Scooter: Electric Bike To Rival Smart And MINI

    The motoring world is gripped with Beetlemania at the moment, and it's got nothing to do with four plucky young musicians from England. Instead, Volkswagen's latest incarnation of the popular Beetle has been wowing the crowds at New York, Berlin and Shanghai, and virtually anyone with access to a...

  • Buick Envision Concept
    Buick Envision Concept: Plug-In Hybrid SUV From Shanghai

    The guessing games continue, with General Motors releasing more details about its Buick Envision concept car that give tantalizing hints of a concept stuffed with technology, but without the benefit of too many metrics. Following the release of a sketch two weeks ago, now GM has released a whole...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ
    2013 Chevy Malibu LTZ Concept Gets Only Four-Cylinder Engines

    It may be named after an exclusive Los Angeles beach community, but the Chevrolet Malibu is going global. In a big way. Chevy has just released a teaser photo and a few details of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ concept car it will unveil at the Auto Shanghai 2011 show, just 36 hours before media...

  • Buick Envision SUV Concept, teaser sketch, Auto Shanghai 2011

    It's unfortunate that the media days for the Auto Shanghai 2011 Show and the New York Auto Show overlap a couple of weeks hence, because it looks like Shanghai might get the lion's share of the cool introductions. Take, for instance, the single teaser sketch released today of the new Buick Envision SUV concept (above), which will be unveiled to the world on Monday, April 18, the day before the Shanghai show kicks off. Crossover corral This is almost certainly the Buick version of GM's compact crossover platform, which includes the Chevrolet Equinox, the GMC Terrain, and the Cadillac SRX--with...

  • Volt_China
    Beijing Limits Car Registrations To Tackle Traffic, Pollution

    It's no secret that China's auto market has been growing rapidly, surpassing the US market in unit sales for the last two years. While that's an indicator of the country's strong economy, it has also created serious pollution and congestion problems in China's largest cities. During the week of...

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