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    Official: Jaguar Land Rover opens first overseas factory in China
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    Anyone who's a car fan knows that Jaguar and Land Rover cars and trucks all come from the UK. And while we don't doubt that will remain true for the most part, it won't be an absolute truth for long, as the British automaker has just opened its first factory overseas. Its new plant in Changshu, ...

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    Report: Geely targeting US market in 2016 with help from Volvo
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    Following reports that it'd team up with corporate sibling Volvo on a Chinese-market car comes a report from Bloomberg that Geely would reattempt its entry into the US market. The Chinese brand had a display at the 2006 North American International Auto Show, but has been absent from the US scene ...

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    Video: Malcolm Bricklin documentary The Entrepreneur gets official trailer
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    Subaru 360s, Fiat X1/9s, and even an electric bicycle - Malcolm Bricklin has been involved in the sale of each of them. You can even thank him for the loathed Yugo, which he brought to the US. Bricklin's most recent adventure of note was bringing Cherys to the US market. That deal, which should ...

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    Report: Chery hires Porsche's Saracoglu as new head of design studio in Shanghai
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    The eastward migration of automotive designers bearing European pedigrees continues with Chery Automobile reportedly hiring former Porsche stylist Hakan Saracoglu. The move comes almost a year after Chery hired James Hope from the General Motors Exterior Design Studio in Russelsheim, Germany to be ...

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    Study: China still 10 years away from globally competitive car company
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    It may be a spell before Chinese automakers are capable of turning out a globally competitive vehicle. That's the findings of a sprawling 200 page report by Bernstein Research. The group went through the trouble of purchasing two Chinese-made cars, importing them to Europe and disassembling them ...

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    Report: Former GM engineer found guilty of trying to sell trade secrets
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    After an almost month-long trial, former General Motors engineer Shanshan Du and her husband, Yu Qin, were convicted Sunday of stealing hybrid vehicle trade secrets from the automaker. Qin was convicted on seven counts, while Du was convicted of three trade-secret counts but acquitted of wire ...

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    Report: Jaguar Land Rover and Chery investing in Chinese plant
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    While the European auto market for Jaguar and Land Rover is waning, Chinese car buyers can't get enough of the British marques. To meet that demand, Tata Motors, parent company of Jag and Land Rover, is partnering with Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co. The two announced plans to invest ...

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    Official: New Chinese carmaker Qoros set for 2013 Geneva Motor Show debut
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    Qoros, the Chinese carmaker that's a joint venture between Chery Automotive and Israel Corporation, has released a couple of teaser images of the small sedan it has planned for next year's Geneva Motor Show. Qoros, a play on the word "chorus," is already almost six years old, and unlike other ...

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    Report: Australia finds asbestos in Chinese-built cars, prompts recall
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    China's product safety reputation took another hit today, as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced a recall of 23,000 Chinese vehicles made by Great Wall and Chery. The vehicles have engine and exhaust gaskets that contain asbestos, a known carcinogen that is prohibited in ...

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    Report: Chinese-market Land Rover Freelander and Range Rover Evoque to use Chery engines?
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    A couple of developments on the recent Jaguar/Land Rover joint venture are being reported in Chinese media based on a report in China's Economic Daily News. The 130,000-capacity factory planned for Jiangsu is epected to mint its first vehicle in 2014, with numbers given for the breakdown so far ...

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    Report: Chery requests Chinese approval of $1.9B joint venture with Jaguar Land Rover
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    A month ago, Jaguar Land Rover signed a joint-venture agreement with China's Chery Automobile Company. JLR's 12.1 billion yuan ($1.9 billion U.S.) investment, if approved, will pay for a plant in Changsu to build Jaguars, Land Rovers, engines and joint-venture models. The facility will also house ...

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    Report: Jaguar Land Rover inks joint venture with China's Chery
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    Jaguar Land Rover and Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Company have filed paperwork to enter into a joint venture. Under the agreement, the two Tata Motors properties will manufacture both Jag and Land Rover vehicles and engines, as well as a new line of vehicles developed with Chery. The joint ...

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    Report: Chery to (finally) invade Europe after 2015
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    Chinese automakers have had a heck of a time trying to crack the crowded European vehicle market, but Chery is hoping to change that in a few years. Automotive News reports that Chery is hoping to take up shop in Europe sometime after 2015. Chery Deputy General Manager Lu Jianhui reportedly ...

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    Chery reportedly researching Wankel engines for extended-range EVs
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    Mazda isn't the only company out there working on the next-generation rotary engine. According to China Car Times, Chery is also dabbling in Wankel technology. The company isn't so much interested in bringing non-piston love to The People's Republic so much as they are finding a more efficient way ...

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    Norster 600R is a Finnish designed, Chinese built, British Frogeye throwback
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    Norster 600R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There were plenty of reasons to love the Austin-Healey Sprite. Besides being super affordable when they debuted, the Sprite was light and capable of out-handling high-dollar sports cars of the era, not to mention the plucky British ...

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    Chery and Fiat put alliance talks on hold
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    The global economic recession has officially slowed Fiat's Big Love-style partnerships, as the Italian automaker's deal with Chery to produce models for the Chinese market has been put on hold. In August 2007, the two companies agreed on a 50/50 joint venture to produce 175,000 vehicles per year ...

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    REPORT: Chinese government approves of Chery's bid to purchase Volvo
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    If, like us, you've been following the Volvo saga pretty closely, you'll remember that several Chinese companies are considered to be among the top bidders for the Swedish automaker when Ford officially opens the bidding. Although Geely has said they aren't interested, that didn't rule out other ...

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    Spy Shots: Chery A6 Coupe spotted near Lotus Headquarters
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    Chery, the Chinese automaker with a sweet-sounding name, is serious about entering the European market as quickly as possible.Proof of such can be seen in the A6 Coupe (we're sure Audi's lawyers are keeping tabs on this one too), which has recently been spotted testing near Lotus' corporate ...

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    Chery to launch S16 "mini sedan"
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    The Chery S16 is called a sedan even though it only has two doors, a hatchback, what appears to be zero rear headroom, and is about 22 inches shorter than a Chevy Aveo. From the front, the styling conjures words like "bizarre" and "Picasso" and "flounder," but -- and perhaps it is the hour -- we ...

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    Spy Shots: Chery Tiggo5 takes aim at X5, Touareg
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    Chery's supposed lack of money hasn't stopped it from going ahead with its multi-model Tiggo SUV rollout. The Tiggo3 -- which looks much like a RAV4 -- has done well for Chery, so now it's preparing the Tiggo5 and Tiggo6.The Tiggo5 is expected to do battle with the VW Touareg and BMW X5 (and by ...

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