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    Lifan 320 MINI ripoff to debut at Beijing Motor Show

    Click above for photo gallery of the Lifan 320The production version of Lifan's egregious MINI clone is set to debut this weekend at the Beijing Motor Show. The Lifan 320 as it's called has an 87-horsepower 1.3L underhood that drives the front wheels alone. We're sure that Lifan will point to the ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK 350 to debut in China

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the 2010 GLK 350Mercedes-Benz debuted the GLK last January at the Detroit Auto Show in the form of two lightly veiled concepts: the Townside and the Freeside. Until now, the only place we've glimpsed the production version is on the set of Sex and the City. ...

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    No car repairs or painting in Beijing until after Olympics

    The city of Beijing has drawn widely-publicized controversy due to its poor air-quality leading up to the 2008 Summer Olympic games. In fact, the air pollution is at least two to three times higher than levels deemed safe by the World Health Organization at this very moment. To ease the minds of ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: Changfeng Qi Ling CP1A

    Click image for photo galleryImagine a Hyundai Elantra minus the swoopy body line and with a more assertive, Opel-ish beak, and you have the Changfeng Qi Ling CP1A that'll be unveiled this weekend at the Beijing Motor Show. According to, the CP1A designation is simply a code name, and ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: Roewe 550 unveiled, and it's impressive

    Click image for photo galleryEvery now and then, you have to eat crow. This is one of those times. Early spy shots of the Roewe 550 had me thinking it was nothing special -- and far from beautiful. Subsequent spy shots cast it in a better light, and now, with the release of official images of the ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: BYD e6 electrifies family hauling

    When Auto China (a.k.a. the Beijing Motor Show) opens next week, BYD will pull the wraps off its e6, an EV crossover/MPV with a front end similar in appearance to the JDM Honda Odyssey. Unlike Honda's people-mover, the e6 runs exclusively on batteries. Its operating range is stated as being 300 km ...

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    Beijing '08: Buick Invicta concept to be 4-door coupe

    During a pre-Beijing Motor Show conference call today, Buick provided some more hints about the new Invicta concept that it will reveal this weekend in China. We've had a couple of teases about what to expect and won't actually be seeing any detailed images until Saturday, but what we do know now ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: Geely CE Concept

    Click image for a photo gallery of the Geely CE conceptVia Autoblog Chinese, the parade of Beijing-bound debuts continues. Today we've got another one from Geely, which seems to be working to establish itself as a style leader in a sea of Chinese cars, the looks of which range from the vanilla to ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: Geely GT concept to debut

    Click above for a gallery of the Geely GT conceptThe 2008 Beijing Motor Show will play host to the usual assortment of real automakers' wares, direct knock-offs of said automakers' wares, and a few concepts and production vehicles of genuine interest beyond comedic value. We'll count the Geely GT ...


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