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    Report: Roewe to get own version of Buick Regal
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    Even in the vehicle-hungry Chinese automobile market, there are winners and losers. SAIC has seen its passenger vehicle sales fall to just under 91,000 units for the first seven months of 2011. That's a two-percent drop versus 2010, and the company is making several moves to reverse that trend. ...

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    Google Android in Roewe 350 revealed in pictures
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    Roewe 350 with Android – Click above for image gallery
    With the Google I/O developer's conference going on and General Motor's spate of announcements about the future of OnStar and its Android-integrated smartphone app for the Chevrolet Volt, there's been a fair amount of virtual ink ...

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    Aborted plans for trio of new MG sportscar unearthed in new report
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    MG Project X120 – Click above for image gallery
    As recently as five years ago, iconic British marque MG was in the midst of developing three – count 'em, three – new sportscars, according to various reports. Unfortunately, as MG Rover ran out of capital and was sold off to ...

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    SAIC to buy Opel Insignia platform for Roewe?
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    Chinese-spec Buick Regal - Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to an unnamed source from the 21st Century Business Herald in China (via Gasgoo), Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp (SAIC) has been in talks with General Motors since last March to purchase the Eplison II platform (as used ...

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    Shanghai 2009: Roewe 550 RS gets its performance garb on
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    Roewe 550 RS - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Roewe, SAIC's premium brand which owns the tooling rights to the Rover 75 platform, has brought out a sporting variant of its compact sedan, dubbed the 550 RS. In keeping with Shanghai Motor Show tradition thus far, little is known about what ...

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    Shanghai 2009: Roewe MG6 may bring Rover back to UK in big way
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    Roewe MG6 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Nevermind the sordid tale that led us to the point where a Chinese automaker debuts a new model for a storied British brand. Instead, just look at the Roewe MG6 and know that things seem to be working out. Based on the unassuming Roewe 550 ...

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    Shanghai 2009: Roewe N1 continues to advance concept of credible Chinese design
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    Roewe N1 Concept - Click above for high-res gallery
    Chinese automakers have been on the receiving end of barbs for some time now, particularly when it comes to styling. In terms of both originality and proportion, most Sino automakers have struggled to find both balance and identity, but among ...

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    Shanghai Preview: New MG6 is... nice
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    This is the MG6, and it's a good looking car. As the sporty version of the Roewe 550 (another good looking car), the MG6 gets a tauter nose with new lights, a slightly more upswept swage line, and a fastback rear end. The Roewe 550 signified a break from the heavily Rover-based design still found ...

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    Shanghai Surprise: Roewe to unveil N1 sedan concept?
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    Roewe N1 concept - Click for an image gallery
    Back in 2004, Chinese firm Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) purchased the rights to assemble the Rover 25 and 75 from British automaker MG. Since then, SAIC has been content to offer a few vehicles that closely resemble the old Rover ...

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    Rendered Speculation: MG TF is coming...
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    There's a new MG TF on its way to replace the current TF, which is once again rolling out the doors at its Longbridge, UK ancestral home. The new TF will be available as a roadster, natch, and as a coupe, and based on the Roewe 550. AutoExpress has worked up some renderings based on insider ...

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    Beijing 2008: Roewe 550 debuts, still good lookin'
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Roewe 550Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation debuted the Roewe 550 over the weekend at the Auto China show in Beijing, and it joins the 750 in a lineup that was designed and engineered entirely in Britain. For those who don't remember the story, a little ...

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    Beijing '08 Preview: Roewe 550 unveiled, and it's impressive
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    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: Roewe 550 sedan spied at commercial shoot
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    Click image for a gallery of the Roewe 550 sedanSAIC's Rowe brand (nee Rover) is set to formally unveil its new 550 sedan in Beijing next month. The sedan's styling is very mainstream save for its unfortunate front fascia. Those undersized, oddly-shaped headlights just seem very out of place. That ...

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    China's SAIC to revive historic Longbridge UK plant
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    MG's former Longbridge, UK headquarters has been pretty quiet since production ceased in 2005. Newly-merged owners SAIC and Nanjing want the clatter of carbuilding to once again echo through the plant and plan to base their European and overseas operations there. The plant itself has the ...

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    SAIC buys Nanjing, finally gets MG
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    The twisted saga of MG's resurrection from the ashes at the hands of Chinese automakers has come full circle. Last year both SAIC Motor Corp. and Nanjing Automobile Corp. fought tooth and nail for the right to build MGs in England, and Nanjing, the smaller of the two automakers by far, won. Since ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Roewe SUV
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    Roewe, SAIC's renamed Rover, has an SUV in the works. Details are scant, though it's reportedly based on a Ssangyong model. We think the Ssangyong Kyron is hiding under the Roewe's handsome sheetmetal. The Kyron carries its Mercedes-esque styling atop a ladder frame and off-road capable 4WD ...

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    Roewe W2 concept a Chinese delight
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    We've had our fun with Chinese-designed cars before, but it looks like someone over at Roewe knows what makes a decent-looking car.Roewe is expected to officially introduce its W2 concept later this month at the Shanghai Auto Show. Though officially a concept, Internet rumors indicate production ...

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    Roewe developing Focus-fighter with ex-Rover employees
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    Ford pulled a shrewd move back in September when it exercised an option to purchase the rights to the Rover brand name from BMW, which meant that Chinese automaker SAIC couldn't use the brand name to sell the ex-Rover cars it had just won the rights to build. Hence, the Roewe brand was born and the ...

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    China to be biggest car market by '09, or maybe '15
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    China has come on quickly in the automotive world. Long known as a nation of bike riders, it now represents the third largest manufacturer and second largest market for cars in the world. As People's Daily Online points out, in just five years since joining the WTO, sales of Chinese made vehicles ...

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    Spy shots: New three-door Roewe?
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    We reported back in October that China's Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp. planned to introduce its recently purchased Rover 75 as the Roewe 750 at next year's Shanghai Auto Show.Now pictures have turned up that seem to indicate SAIC's plans for the Rover 25. The spied car closely resembles ...

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