Ford Taurus production ends in the US, continues in China

Ford Taurus production ends in the US, continues in China

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

After 34 years, Ford Taurus production at the company’s plant in Chicago has ended, marking the end of the large family sedan in the US.

Lotus to make cars in China, probably starting with an SUV

Lotus to make cars in China, probably starting with an SUV

Posted: Jan 19, 2019

Lotus, majority owned by Chinese carmaker Geely since 2017, plans to build cars in China at a new factory being built in Wuhan.

Jaguar Land Rover to axe 5,000 jobs in UK because Brexit, China

Jaguar Land Rover to axe 5,000 jobs in UK because Brexit, China

Posted: Dec 17, 2018

With a Q3 2018 loss of £90 million because of weak China demand, Brexit woes, and lower diesel demand, Tata has told Jaguar Land rover to cut costs.

Skoda Kodiaq GT (2019, first generation, China) photos

Skoda Kodiaq GT (2019, first generation, China) photos

Posted: Nov 26, 2018

The 2019 Skoda Kodiaq GT is the company’s first “coupe SUV.” It will only be available in China. It has a faster tailgate angle, and only two seating rows.

Toyota Levin Hybrid (2019, E210, 12th gen, Sports, China) photos

Toyota Levin Hybrid (2019, E210, 12th gen, Sports, China) photos

Posted: Nov 18, 2018

The 2019 Toyota Levin in China has a sportier look than the almost identical Corolla sedan. It is based on the TNGA platform, and is available as a hybrid.

Toyota Corolla sedan hybrid (2019, E210, 12th gen, Prestige, China) photos

Toyota Corolla sedan hybrid (2019, E210, 12th gen, Prestige, China) photos

Posted: Nov 18, 2018

The 2019 Toyota Corolla sedan in China wears the new “prestige” look. It rides on the TNGA GA-C platform, and will be available with a hybrid powertrain.

Skoda Kamiq (2018, first generation, China) photos

Skoda Kamiq (2018, first generation, China) photos

Posted: Nov 17, 2018

The Skoda Kamiq is a China only SUV based on the old PQ25 platform from the Rapid/Polo. It has a 1.5L I4 with 81kW (109hp) and 150Nm (111 lb-ft).

2020 Volkswagen Passat for USA previewed by new LWB sedan in China

2020 Volkswagen Passat for USA previewed by new LWB sedan in China

Posted: Nov 3, 2018

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat for North America has probably been previewed by the new model that’s debuted in China, and is a big step up from today’s car.

Lexus ES (2019, XV70, ES260, seventh generation, China) photos

Lexus ES (2019, XV70, ES260, seventh generation, China) photos

Posted: Oct 24, 2018

The 2019 Lexus ES250 with a 2.5L Dynamic Force I4 gas engine will be sold in China as the ES260 because 250 is slang for crazy or silly.

Ford Territory (2019, second generation, China) photos

Ford Territory (2019, second generation, China) photos

Posted: Aug 9, 2018

The 2019 Ford Territory is restyled and updated JMC Yusheng S330 with a new interior, infotainment, and engine options (gas, mild hybrid and PHEV).