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    Official: Honda reveals XR-V crossover in Chengdu
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    Global automakers have been moving largely towards global products, but that doesn't mean it can't tweak them for local tastes. Take Honda, for example, and its new compact crossover. Unveiled late last year as the Vezel, the crossover is expected to arrive in Europe and North America as the ...

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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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    Report: Dongfeng to take 30% stake in PSA Peugeot Citroën?
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    PSA Peugeot Citroën, the European automaking giant responsible for forbidden fruit like the Citroën DS3 and Peugeot RCZ, has been struggling mightily, with a 510-million euro operating loss ($689.2M USD) in the first half of 2013, while cutting over 11,000 jobs and closing a plant, all ...

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    Shanghai: Dongfeng-Nissan surprises with Viwa Concept EV for Venucia
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    Nissan has a joint venture in China with Dongfeng to make passenger vehicles, and last year the two companies created a sub-brand called Venucia that aims to roll out five cars by 2015. With the gasoline-engined D50 and R50 and a pilot program for the E30 electric car already out, this little ...

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    Report: Dongfeng does a terrible job copying Cadillac's SRX
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    Yeesh. Now, we've seen some pretty bad Chinese copies of American vehicles (blatant Ford F-150 ripoff, anyone?), but this is just... ew. What you're looking at here is a yet-to-be-named crossover from Chinese company Dongfeng, clearly stealing many of its design cues from the decidedly handsome ...

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    Nissan-Dongfeng creating new brand for China?
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    It looks like the Chinese car market is going to get a little more crowded. According to a report from Just-Auto, Nissan and its partner company, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company, will be forming a new brand just for the people's republic. Called Venucia, the company aims to have its first ...

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    WSJ: Peugeot and Chang'an shack up for new vehicle joint-venture
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    PSA Peugeot-Citroën already sells its wares in China and has a joint-venture with Dongfeng, but has now added another joint venture partner in a €395 million ($499M U.S.) 50-50 tie-up with Chang'an Automobile Group. The union will eventually have cars like the Citroën DS3 and the ...

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    Beijing 2010: Dongfeng shows off whitewalled, hand-crafted "Hummer"
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    Dongfeng "Hummer" – Click above for high-res image gallery
    "Hand-crafted" can be something of a double edged sword in the car business. Rolls-Royces and Aston Martins are hand-made treasures that show off their artisans' decades of experience. The attention to detail is obsessive. On the ...

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    Saab head says five possible buyers identified
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    Two months. That's how long the world will have to wait for Saab to identify its new owner, according to Managing Director Jan-Ake Jonsson. Although he didn't specifically mention candidates, Jonsson told Automotive News Europe that, "There are about five we want to talk to. There are a couple more ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: Dongfeng Citroen C2 to wear Kappa threads
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    Click above for photo gallery of the Dongfeng Citroën C2 KappaDongfeng Citroën will reportedly show a pair of cars adorned with graphics inspired by soccer/sport apparel manufacturer, Kappa. From what we can gather, a trio of Dongfeng Citroën C2s will be on hand, one in the ...

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    Land Rover designer quits, says no more
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    Geoff Upex worked with Land Rover for 23 years to help create and re-create the company's iconic boxy Range Rover line and in August, he relinquished the helm to Gerry McGovern. This week, Upex took his retirement on step further, saying that after his last day on Dec. 25, never again will he ...

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    Beijing Auto Show: DongFeng D120
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    Chinese carmaker DongFeng introduced its D120 sports car at the Beijing show Saturday. The two-door apparently was created by mating a Solstice with a streeted-up Tiburon and has a 137-hp, 2.4-liter engine. The rear wing's height is adjustable, apparently by way of an old-fashioned bellows-type ...

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    Nissan opens new joint-venture R&D facility in China
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    In an effort to keep its finger on the pulse of a quickly-expanding automotive market in China, Nissan's joint Chinese venture, Dongfeng Motor Co., has opened up a $41 million technical center in Guangzhou, China. The new center will develop vehicles for the Chinese market in ...

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