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1Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GE plug-in hybrid limo

Geely Emgrand GE – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddBeijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GT, plug-in hybrid coupe

Geely Emgrand GT – Click above for high-res image gallery

9Beijing 2010: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, HHR goes future tech

Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

16Beijing 2010: Ford announces 1.0-liter I3 Ecoboost for production

At the Beijing Motor Show today, Ford is unveiling a sub-Fiesta-sized low-cost commuter car concept with a brand new engine. While the car itself – dubbed Start, above – is interesting, the real news is the new 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine. At this time, the car is a pure design study with no production plans. The new inline-three cylinder EcoBoost engine, on the other hand, has been confirmed for production.

18BMW confirms Megacity electric car for 2013

BMW has used the Beijing Motor Show to announce that it will have its much-talked-about Megacity electric car on the market by 2013. Previously, the German automaker had only hinted that it would produce the urban runabout in the first half of the decade. Also of note is that the Megacity EV will be launched under a new sub-brand, much in the same way that the automaker has used its Mini branch to enter into lower-market segments without taking the chance of tarnishing the well-earned reputation

2Beijing 2010: Chevrolet adds five-door hatch to New Sail lineup

Chevrolet New Sail hatchback – Click above for high-res image gallery

56Beijing 2010: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 crossover revealed

Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

3Beijing 2010: Zap introduces electric taxi based on old Rav4 knock-off [w/video]

At press conference ahead of the Beijing Motor Show, Steve Schneider, CEO of Zap introduced his company's latest effort, an electric taxi. Like previous Zap products, the taxi is to be produced in China. This one will built by a joint venture between Zap and electric meter manufacturer Holley Group.

14Beijing Preview: Voltec-powered Chevy crossover concept could debut

Chevrolet Voltec CUV design patent – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddShanghai 2009: Peugeot RD Concept

Peugeot RD Concept - Click above for an image gallery of live and high-res renderings

34Maximum Bob talks about Invicta and how not to rebadge cars

Click above for high-res gallery of the Buick Invicta Concept

AddThe Detroit News coughs in Beijing's air quality

The city of Beijing has been generating the kinds of headlines that cities usually want no part of. Ahead of the Olympic games, many athletes have been publicly deriding the city's air quality, and rightly so. According to the World Health Organization, the current air pollution in Beijing is at least two to three times higher than levels deemed safe. City officials have been doing what they can with the limited resources and time that is available to them, but Detroit News writer John McCormick

26Beijing 2008: Hyundai debuts facelifted Elantra

Click above to view high-res gallery of the 2008 Hyundai Elantra in China

36Beijing 2008: From Jeep clones to this? Beijing 700R concept

It turns out that the Geely GT didn't corner the market on coupe concepts at Auto China 2008. Beijing Automotive -- whose Wrangler-style B40 you saw earlier -- is also on the case with its 700R coupe concept, a clean and attractive design with some interesting details. An accent line angles upward, merging with muscular rear haunches, giving the car a nice, aggressive presence. In front, knifelike headlamps; stylized, outboard air intakes; and a teensy main grille slit come together to give the

37Beijing 2008: Land Wrangler? It's the Beijing B40!

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23Beijing 2008: Brilliance BS4 wagon is good looking... no BS!

Click above for high-res gallery of the Brilliance BS4 Wagon

18Beijing 2008: Volkswagen Lavida meets its home audience

Click above for high-res gallery of the VW Lavida for China

9Geely TX4 LTC show car turns London taxi into hot rod. Sort of.

Click image for a gallery of the Geely TX4 LTC

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