Test drive and review of the stretched Porsche Panamera Executive in Shanghai, China.
How Chinese manufacturers are copying the American model of too many brands rather than the European streamlined approach.
Test drive and review of Taiwan’s attempt to create its own car brand as produced by the company’s Chinese joint venture partner Dongfeng.
Article about how there is the beginning of a market for classic cars in China but it is being hampered by regulation.
How new government procurement regulations are helping Chinese producers shift to making larger cars a sector they previously had little success in.
Nicholas Cage flogs the BAIC Senova D70 in China, a car based on the old Saab 9-5. This is a review and test drive of the Senova.
Test drive and review of the BAIC Senova D70 based on the old Saab 9-5 as in the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper.
Motorbikes sales in China may be slumping, but the new generation shows an appetite for luxury vehicles, writes Mark Andrews
Test drive and review of the first generation Jaguar XF in Shanghai.
An attempt by Hongqi ‘Red Flag’ to produce a Chinese competitor to German luxury cars and to stay relevant in modern day China.
Test drive of the Senova D70 based on the old Saab 9-5 in Shanghai, as published in Autocar magazine.
A contrast of the trend from joint venture car producers in China to create new China only brands versus another growing trend of creating China only models.
How the H7 is a new start for Hongqi and aimed at taking on German executive cars such as the BMW 5 series and Audi A6.
Test drive and review of the special to China stretched (F35) version of the sixth generation (F35) BMW 3 series.
Test drive and review of the second generation Buick GL8 a minivan unique to China and used by many businesses for executive transport.
Bentley hopes the latest generation Flying Spur will further accelerate its sales on the mainland, writes Mark Andrews
China loves the VW Santana but is the new version based on a Polo enough to rekindle the flame?
Test drive and review of the MG 3 in Shanghai for the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper.
Foreign manufacturers race to deliver exclusive-to-country cars at Shanghai show, driving home the message that this is the new make-or-break frontier, writes Mark Andrews
Despite an overall declining market for motorbikes in China larger foreign luxury and performance bikes are bucking the trend.
How slowly there is a market for convertible cars in China despite cultural issues such as not wanting to get a tan and rich people often being chauffeured.
Test drive and review of the MG 5 a Ford Focus competitor in China.
Test drive and review of the MG 5 a Ford Focus competitor in China as in Auto Express magazine.
Power Switch.By Mark AndrewsSilkroad - Cathay Dragon Airlines. January 2013A shift to hands-on driving by China’s wealthy has seen a spike in demand for luxury convertiblesChinese auto-maker BYD sold just seven of its S8 hard-top convertibles in 2010. When it began...
Article about proposals to try to boost diesel cars in China as a way of reducing dependence on oil imports.
Test drive and review of the Zotye M300 EV a car based on the old Fiat Multipla in China.
Talk test drives the new Infiniti M25L to see how it weighs in against the current competition.
Easy Riders.By Mark AndrewsSilkroad - Cathay Dragon Airlines. December 2012Despite restrictions, China has taken a shine to luxury motorbikesWhile car sales in China have been grabbing the headlines, it’s easy to forget that the mainland is the biggest producer of –...
Geely Emgrand EC7. Test drive.By Mark AndrewsAutocar.27/03/2012 Test drive of one of the first Geely cars meant to be heading to the UK. So far it has continued to milk the PR gravy train with stories such as its car gaining the top score for 2013 in the Euro NCAP...
Test drive of the Zotye 5008 a Chinese EV based on the old Daihatsu Terios.
Outlook for the Chinese Car Market.By Mark AndrewsAuto Sohu. 10/10/2011A look at the Chinese car market and what is install for it. It's not unusual for multi-national car makers to create China-only models. What is rare is for one to launch a car in the Far East,...
Driving into the Chinese Market.By Mark AndrewsVertu Select.15/09/2011 Motorbikes sales in China may be slumping, but the new generation shows an appetite for luxury vehicles, writes Mark AndrewsThis year’s Shanghai International Boat Show marked the end of an era....
Test drive of the BYD F3DM a competitor to the Chevrolet Volt.
Test drive of the BYD e6 one of China’s first EV cars and widely used as a taxi.
Why luxury cars are longer in China.By Mark AndrewsVertu Select.27/05/2011 Motorbikes sales in China may be slumping, but the new generation shows an appetite for luxury vehicles, writes Mark Andrews“Why have all the cars on the highway stopped?” I asked. Then the...
Cover story about how China is now the world’s largest car market and the road forward.
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