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    Official: 100 Tesla Model S hatchbacks to get NCE convertible conversions
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    The folks Newport Convertible Engineering have made a specialty out of taking coupes and sedans and converting them into convertibles. Sometimes this results in absolutely weird creations like a Range Rover droptop, but its latest project is significantly greener. The company has developed hard ...

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    Report: Audi and FAW to launch A6 E-Tron in China
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    Audi and its Chinese joint-venture partner FAW have announced that they'll be building a production version of the Audi A6 E-Tron Concept, shown at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show. Based on the China-only long-wheelbase A6, the plug-in-hybrid model is being targeted specifically at the People's ...

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    Report: Saab begins 9-3 EV pilot production [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: Due to a mistranslation, Autoblog initially reported the wrong range for the Saab 9-3 EV. The text below has been updated to reflect the correct information. We apologize for the error, and thank those astute readers who pointed out the mistake. To say that Saab has had a tough time ...

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    Official: BMW bringing special Horse Edition 7 Series to Beijing
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    The Beijing Motor Show is just a couple of weeks away, and BMW wouldn't miss out on the opportunity to show off its latest wares to one of its most vital markets. So when the doors open in Beijing, BMW will showcase the new 2 Series Active Tourer, 2 Series Coupe, M3 and M4, 4 Series Gran Coupe ...

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    Teased: Honda readying Veloster-rivaling concept for Beijing?
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    Maybe the rumors of the CR-Z's death have been exaggerated. Honda has just released the first teaser of a new concept that it plans to debut at the Beijing Motor Show at the end of April. It shows off a sporty looking coupe that looks like the child of a CR-Z and Hyundai Veloster. However, the ...

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    Report: Beijing Auto out to acquire 'mid to high-end' US or Euro brand
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    The growing Chinese market is pushing some of the country's domestic automakers to look outside the People's Republic as a means of gaining prominence and influence across the globe. This has certainly been the case with Volvo, which was snapped up by Geely. More recent examples include Dongfeng ...

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    Official: Citroën heading to Beijing with DS 5LS R concept [w/video]
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    With the renaissance of the DS line, Citroën was clearly going for style and elegance. But in the years since it has also imbued some of its premium DS models with an added dose of performance. It used the DS3 as the basis for its World Rally Championship challenger, then rolled out the DS3 ...

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    Spy Shots: Are you the next-gen Chevy Cruze? [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: According to Jalopnik, this Cruze may be a China-only model with a shorter wheelbase than the model we'll get in the United States. We'll have to wait and see for now. Judging by these spy shots, the Chevrolet Cruze is getting ready for a makeover. What's more, it appears the Chevy brand ...

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    Report: Current Volvo XC90 to live on in China?
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    The current, long-serving Volvo XC90 might not be going away as soon as we thought – at least not in China. According to word from CarNewsChina, the crossover's production will be moved to Daqing, China, in December and from that point on, be built at Geely's factory. The only available ...

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    Report: VW has figured out how to make a cheap car for around $8,000
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    Renault's Dacia brand has shown through its success that consumers are willing to give up some creature comforts for solid, basic transportation. Soon, Nissan will follow a similar path with the launch of its Datsun brand in emerging markets. We've heard rumblings Volkswagen Group might follow ...

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    Report: BMW planning Chinese recall for engine part issue [w/video]
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    After receiving an unspecified number of complaints in China, BMW has reportedly started a "full investigation" into what may be a defective part in its VANOS engine control system. BMW said via a Chinese blog that it would file a recall application with the the General Administration of Quality ...

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    Report: VW targeting 10M sales in 2014
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    Volkswagen Group believes it can sell over 10 million vehicles in 2014, with hopes of overtaking Toyota as the world's largest automaker in the process. If VW can do it, it would meet that goal four years earlier than planned. Of course, Toyota isn't sitting still – it also hopes to top the ...

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    Teased: Nissan teases sedan concept for Beijing [w/video]
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    Nissan is giving us the first tease of its creatively named New Sedan Concept that is premiering at the Beijing Motor Show on April 20. The single image shows the vehicle wearing a diaphanous robe that is just translucent enough to make out its headlights, V-shaped grille and badge. The rest is ...

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    Official: Nissan bringing 'New Sedan Concept' to Beijing Motor Show
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    During the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, Nissan showed off its Sport Sedan Concept (pictured above), an orange creation meant to foreshadow the next generation of the brand's "Four-Door Sports Car," the Maxima. For the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, though, Nissan is going to deliver a Chinese take on a ...

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    Followup: Disgraced Chinese supplier claims it has been wronged by Aston Martin
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    In what could be called a case of carma, the Chinese plastic supplier that forced Aston Martin to recall about 75 percent of its production since 2007 now says that it has lost about most of its customers and is facing financial ruin. Shenzhen Kexiang Mould Tool Co. produced the accelerator pedal ...

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    Geneva: Qoros 3 Hatch is China's answer to the C-segment hatchback [w/video]
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    It was one year ago that Chinese brand Qoros launched the 3 Sedan, a handsome, if conservatively styled, attempt to once again move Chinese-designed and built cars outside the People's Republic. For the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, we're getting a first-hand look at the brand's followup to the 3 Sedan ...

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    Report: Buick Adam a reality after all... but only in China
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    General Motors may have parred down its brand portfolio, but it still has more under its umbrella than most. That's why, while a company like Ford might market the same vehicle under its own name in markets around the world, GM uses different brands in different markets. But no two are aligned ...

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    Report: VW budget sub-brand stuck in limbo over VW standards, costs
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    Reports in October 2012 claimed Volkswagen had begun investigating the creation of its own budget brand. This came after having failed to purchase Malaysian car company Proton or produce a meaningful partnership with Suzuki, and after watching Renault-Nissan make piles of euro on Dacia and plot ...

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    ETC: 'Ferrari' is an oft-banned search term in China, but why?
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    The Internet has been a boon for car enthusiasts; after all, information about any car ever made is available at a few taps of the keyboard, whenever you'd like. Unfortunately, some Chinese motor heads are not quite as lucky because state censors have been intermittently banning searches for ...

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    Report: Peugeot family cedes control in rescue deal with China's Dongfeng
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    PSA Peugeot-Citroën may have been saved from the brink of collapse. It has finally completed a deal where Chinese automaker Dongfeng and the French government are each investing about 800-million euros ($1.1 billion USD) to take 14 percent stakes in the automaker, according to the BBC. The ...

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