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Renault K-ZE concept revealed

Renault has this week announced its upcoming electrification push at the Paris motor show, including an all-new electric model and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) versions of three core models...

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Honda EV concepts, Acura CDX Hybrid confirmed for Beijing
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Honda EV concepts, Acura CDX Hybrid confirmed for Beijing

Honda has released initial details of its exhibit for the Beijing motor show later this month, including world premieres of two new concepts and the reveal of the Acura CDX Hybrid. The Japanese manufacturer will have a joint booth for both of its partner ventures in the Chinese market – Dongfeng Honda and GAC Honda – headlined by a concept previewing an upcoming China-exclusive EV model, and an all-new sedan concept, which at this stage remains unnamed...


2018 Nissan Terra launches in China
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2018 Nissan Terra launches in China

The 2018 Nissan Terra has been launched in China this week, accompanied by new details about what makes this body-on-frame SUV tick. For the first time we have details of the Terra's powertrain – it features a 'QR25' four-cylinder petrol engine making 135kW of power and 251Nm of torque...


Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor to co-develop EVs in China
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Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor to co-develop EVs in China

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group have announced their collaboration on developing and selling electric vehicles (EVs) in China. Dubbed eGT New Energy Automotive, the joint venture will design and develop a new EV with intelligent interconnectivity, primarily aimed at the Chinese market...


Peugeot Pick Up: Rebadged Chinese ute to go on sale in Africa
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Peugeot Pick Up: Rebadged Chinese ute to go on sale in Africa

The new Peugeot Pick Up sees the French brand return to the world of rough-and-ready utes, although only for the African market. The Pick Up marks a return to the African ute market, which Peugeot exited when Nigeria stopped producing the 504 pickup in 2005, and is basically a Dongfeng Rich ute with a new grille, and a tailgate emblazoned with the Peugeot brand...


Citroen C6 debuts at Beijing motor show
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Citroen C6 debuts at Beijing motor show

The resurrected Citroen C6 has made its first public appearance at the 2016 Beijing motor show this week. After the first images of the second-generation C6 surfaced online a fortnight ago, Citroen's new flagship sedan has been officially presented to the public. Positioned as a China-only flagship model, the new C6 is the product of the collaboration between the French brand and its Chinese partner, Dongfeng...


Citroen C6: China-only flagship revealed ahead of Beijing debut
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Citroen C6: China-only flagship revealed ahead of Beijing debut

Images of Citroen’s second-generation C6 sedan have surfaced online after it was presented in China this week, ahead of a Beijing motor show reveal. Codenamed X81, the new C6 revives the nameplate after the original version was retired in 2012. While the first C6 wore a classically eccentric French design, this new generation appears far more conventional in its look...


New Citroen C4 sedan unveiled in China
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New Citroen C4 sedan unveiled in China

A new Citroen C4 sedan has been revealed in China by the French car maker and its local partner Dongfeng. Citroen says that in China the new C4 sedan will replace the C-Quatre, which is based on the previous generation C4 hatchback. The new sedan will be available with a 97kW turbocharged 1.3-litre three-cylinder engine...


Saab and Dongfeng to work together on electric cars and plug-in hybrids
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Saab and Dongfeng to work together on electric cars and plug-in hybrids

In a statement released earlier this week, Saab owner NEVS (New Electric Vehicle Sweden) and Dongfeng confirmed that they had signed a long-term "strategic co-operation agreement ... to achieve global industrial synergies". As part of the agreement, Dongfeng will help Saab develop and bring to production "new energy" vehicles, a term often used in China to describe pure electric and plug-in hybrid cars...


Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng to work together on small car platform
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Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng to work together on small car platform

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng, its Chinese partner and stakeholder, have confirmed that they will collaborate on a new global small car platform. This new small car platform, dubbed a "common modular platform (CMP)", will underpin the next-generation of "B and C segment vehicles under the Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Dongfeng brands"...


Dongfeng says it won't take control of PSA Peugeot-Citroen
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Dongfeng says it won't take control of PSA Peugeot-Citroen

Chinese car maker Dongfeng has denied it aims to take control of struggling French conglomerate PSA Peugeot-Citroen despite its plans to purchase a 14 per cent stake in the company. Dongfeng Motor CEO Zhu Fushou told French newspaper L'Alsace that the Chinese firm's interest in PSA Peugeot-Citroen is to help it compete more strongly in its own domestic market, while also assisting the French company in finding its feet once more...


Peugeot-Citroen approves Dongfeng sale deal: Report
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Peugeot-Citroen approves Dongfeng sale deal: Report

Peugeot-Citroen is claimed to soon announce a 14 per cent, $4.1 billion sell-off to Chinese brand Dongfeng. Following ongoing negotiations over the past six months, Reuters reports that directors from PSA Peugeot-Citroen approved “all of the proposals” with Dongfeng that would exactly match the French government’s stake in the brand...


Venucia Viwa: Nissan's Chinese sub-brand unveils EV concept
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Venucia Viwa: Nissan's Chinese sub-brand unveils EV concept

The Venucia Viwa concept has been unveiled at the Shanghai auto show, revealing the fledging Chinese brand's vision for its second electric production vehicle. Venucia – the passenger vehicle division of Nissan's joint venture with Chinese company Dongfeng – says the Viwa concept has been designed in line with China's new-energy vehicle policy and developed to be “reliable, practical, efficient and accessible”...


Kia and Dongfeng announce Horki brand for China
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Kia and Dongfeng announce Horki brand for China

Kia Motors Corporation’s joint-venture in China, Dongfeng Yueda Kia, has revealed images of the Horki Concept-1 at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The first car for the new Chinese market brand was designed in South Korea at its Namyang design centre, and will be built at one of three Yancheng plants from the second half of 2015...


Nissan to introduce new Chinese brand Qi Chen from 2012
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Nissan to introduce new Chinese brand Qi Chen from 2012

Nissan currently makes two cars with Chinese company, Dongfeng Motor Group, called the Teana and Sylphy. Nissan is now aiming to merge with Dongfeng to create a Chinese-only based auto brand to be called Qi Chen. Nissan establishing a new brand in the Chinese market will follow in the footsteps of Honda who already have such a company tied with Guangqi Honda Automobile Co...