From an idea that seemed crazy just a couple of years ago, autonomous cars and related technologies have suddenly emerged as the prime focus of automotive activity, from Silicon Valley to Detroit to Tokyo and Beijing. To get a senseShow More Summary
At the 2014 Beijing auto show, Bentley presented a Mulsanne concept car that was powered by a plug-in hybrid system. “Adding performance and efficiency with no compromise to luxury, plug-in hybrids are an important part of Bentley’s exciting future,” former Bentley CEO Wolfgang Schreiber said at the time. The technology will...
Infiniti stunned the automotive world last April when it rolled out the QX Sport Inspiration concept at the 2016 Beijing auto show. The concept combined flowing, sculptural lines and strong, muscular proportions with Infiniti’s signature design cues, resulting in one impressive-looking SUV. Given the size of the concept, at 181 inches in...
Infiniti stunned the automotive world in April when it rolled out the QX Sport Inspiration concept at the 2016 Beijing auto show. The concept combined flowing, sculptural lines and strong, muscular proportions with Infiniti’s signature design cues, resulting in one impressive-looking SUV. Given the size of the original concept, at 181 inches...
At the BYD stand during the Beijing Auto Show 2016 (Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images) More than 2 million electric vehicles may be on the world’s roads by the end of 2016, wrote the Guardian, citing data of the electric vehicle world database EV Volumes. That should be good news for electric [...]
Infiniti stunned the automotive world in April when it rolled out the QX Sport Inspiration concept at the 2016 Beijing auto show. The concept combined flowing sculptural lines and strong, muscular proportions with Infiniti’s signature design cues, resulting in one impressive-looking SUV. On Thursday, Infiniti unveiled an updated version of...
Vistors look at a Tesla Model X on display at the Beijing Auto Show in Beijing on April 25, 2016.Global carmakers gathered in Beijing on April 25 to show off their wares as competition intensifies and growth slows in the world's biggest auto market, with the key SUV and new [...]
After wowing audiences in April with the unveiling of its LeSee concept car at the 2016 Beijing auto show, Chinese tech giant LeEco appears to be moving ahead with plans to start car production. The company, famous for its smartphones and online streaming services, announced on Wednesday that it would spend 12 billion yuan (approximately $1.8...
Acura CDX on the Beijing Auto Show, by Tycho de Feijter. The Acura CDX has been launched on the Chinese car market. It is the first Acura that is manufactured in China. It is also the first Acura that was developed especially for the Chinese consumer. There are no plans for [...]
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has joined forces with SAIC Motor to build the first mass production car running the OS’Car operating system, an automotive fork of YunOS. The Roewe RX5, an SUV unveiled at the Beijing Auto Show in April, will be outfitted with the internet services. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. Haval has unveiled a new plug-in hybrid crossover concept that can reportedly travel more than 40 miles on a single charge without using any petrol. The new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concept, dubbed the HB-02, was revealed at the recent Beijing Auto Show in China. Show More Summary
It wasn’t that long ago that I gave you a run down on how the FreeValve camless engine works. Then, at the Beijing Auto Show, it was announced that Qoros will be the first manufacturer to use FreeValve’s camless engine technology. At...Show More Summary
The car market in action at the Beijing Auto Show. Photo by Tycho de Feijter. The Chinese car market is in a word, massive. It's truly gigantic and impressive, something like the world has never seen before, and will likely never ever see again. But what does "massive" really mean? Here [...]
Tesla Model X on display at the Beijing Auto Show (Photo WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images) Over long stretches, yesterday’s earnings call of electric carmaker Tesla Motors (full transcript here) sounded like the game of softball it usually is. It fell to Alexandria Sage of Reuters to make it interesting. She wanted to [...]
The massive 2016 Beijing Auto Show is still in full swing, with over 80 manufacturers showing over 150 new cars, receiving some 800,000 visitors over ten days. It's often not easy for automakers to winthe attention of spectators atsuch a giant auto show - they therefore bring in the eye-catching [...]
Arriving about six years too late for a successful cross promotion with the sequel TRON Legacy, the automobile manufacturer Chevrolet just unveiled a new version of their signature Cruze sedan. However, this version of the car is inspired by the aesthetics of the world of TRON. Show More Summary
There were a number of interesting vehicles at the Beijing Auto Show this year. We had the new Audi TT-RS, the Mazda CX-4, and a really interesting concept from Chery called the FV2030. However, there was one concept car that was sitting at Qoros’ stand that everyone seemed to neglect at the show. Show More Summary
debuting at the beijing auto show this week is the new haval h7, and the chinese carmaker has confirmed australia will be one of the first markets to see it outside china. available in either a five- or seven-seat layout, haval says the h7 “represents a new level of luxury and technology for the company”. Show More Summary
Does Android in the car get any more exquisite than this? At the recent Beijing Auto Show, manufacturer of things that are luxurious, Bentley, was on hand to show off the new Mulsanne First Edition. This is a car for the ultra wealthy, and the ultra wealthy that like to travel in ultimate style and comfort. Show More Summary
This past week’s 2016 Beijing Auto Show turned out to be a treat for sports car fans. One of the stars was the new TT RS which is due in showrooms early next year. The car was shown in both coupe and convertible bodystyles and looks especially tasteful in this gray paint. As expected, there's 400 horsepower under the hood. Another attraction...