April 21 - April 22 2020 New China International Exhibition Center (NCIEC), Beijing Shi, Shunyi Qu, China www.chinaexhibition.com Sneak peeks and live coverage from the Beijing Motor Show, with thousands of photos of new vehicles and concept car debuts.
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GM scores a bestseller in China with $4,200 electric micro car

It's outselling the popular Tesla Model 3, which costs 10 times as much

When 32-year-old photographer Jaco Xu needed a run-around car for work in the eastern city of Hangzhou, the price tag on the latest micro EV from GM's China joint venture overcame his qualms about electric vehicles. Xu paid 38,800 yuan ($5,735) for his tiny two-door Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV, while the basic model retails for just 28,800 yuan ($4,200), making it China's cheapest EV. Launched in July, the Wuling MINI is heading a trend towards a new segment of EVs in China following chan

Energized by Tesla, Chinese electric car startups are charging ahead

'Tesla could end up pulling everyone into the future sooner than expected'

China's electric vehicle startups are on the charge again, thanks to Tesla. The country's growing fascination with the U.S. pioneer's sleek designs and cutting-edge technology is giving a string of second-wave home-grown Tesla wannabes the traction to raise more funding, expand production and boost sales. Chinese EV startups NIO , XPeng Inc , Li Auto and WM Motor have raised more than $8 billion (£6.27 billion) between them this year and now rival Aiways is plann

Beijing auto show delayed by coronavirus as some automakers resume production

Though factories are short-staffed

Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their biggest market. Local officials have orders from the ruling Communist Party to get businesses functioning again while still enforcing anti-disease curbs that shut down much of the world’s second-largest economy. “Local governments are putting their full weight behind helping businesses open,” the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, Ker Gibbs, s

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