All Beijing Motor Show articles – Page 5

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    Shanghai World Expo 2010


    This brings us straight to the two stars of the 2010 Shanghai Expo - the UK and Spanish Pavilions. Both are excellent, intriguing designs with unusual façades. Arrived at via polar opposite approaches, both are extraordinarily dynamic.

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    Design Review: JAC Vision IV concept


    China's burgeoning car market - which is projected to expand tenfold over the next 20 years - is currently infatuated with large sedans. But China's central government is also actively providing incentives and increasing capacity to produce half a million electric and hybrid vehicles through the Chinese Automotive Industry Plan, ...

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    Interview: Daniel Darancou, Chief Designer for CH-Auto


    CDN It seems that with so many brands now in China we have reached saturation point. Do you think there's still space for more?

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    Commentary: Auto China 2008


    China is a country that's been trading its bicycles for a more modern mode of transport: the car. And while modernization as a whole can be viewed as a good thing, the alarming rate of growth can also be a severe drawback. Our recent trip to Beijing for Auto China ...

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    Concept Group International (CGI) expands its reach into China


    CGI is one of the European leaders in vehicle development technology and is increasing its client base by providing engineering services to Chinese automotive manufacturers. CGI is currently operating in China utilizing the capability of its strategic partners based on the mainland, allowing Chinese automotive manufacturers to benefit from CGI's ...

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    Beijing Designers Night


    This year's Designer's Night took place on April 21, the second evening of the recent Beijing International Auto Show. Hosted by Autodesk and supported by Car Design News, the event took place in Beijing's famous northeastern 798 art factory district and attracted over 200 designers and design leaders from around ...

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    Designed in Italy, Engineered in China


    "The soul of our designing is in Italy," said Silvio Petro Angori, CEO of Italian design house Pininfarina S.p.A. "We will do all styling in Italy - we will not do that in China." But in order to cater to the growing number of contracts from Chinese automakers, Pininfarina will ...

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    Design Development: MG Icon concept


    Vehicle type concept/coupe crossoverDesign Director Anthony Williams-KennyProject director Shao JingfengInterior/Color & trim manager Lu Ying3D/digital design manager Tang MingxingProject started July 2011Project completed March 2012Launch Beijing/April 2012Supplier Phiaro Inc. (concept build), Bridge of Weir (leather trim)

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    Auto Shanghai 2011- Trends & Overview


    Clearly PSA's growing Chinese studio is paying dividends, for sister brand Peugeot's impressive SXC was another concept that appears well conceived for this market. It successfully continues the design theme started by the SR1 - and continued with the HR1 - and is proof that Peugeot's design renaissance is gaining ...

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    Essay: China Design Now


    Almost every car on the street has a trinket, mascot or toy on its dashboard and it's a small example of the different way the Chinese are personalizing their cars. There's also a selling trend towards personalizing exteriors. The interesting thing is that many of these modifications aren't applied to ...

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    Why we won't be running CDNLive coverage from the Beijing motor show


    Over the last couple of years we've grown our CDNLive motor show coverage from the world's most important motor shows, in an effort to bring you closer to all the new cars and news as well as highlighting some of the things you might miss. It's one of our the ...

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    Design Development: JAC SC-9 concept


    Type Large crossoverLength 5,200mmWidth 1,980mmHeight 1,780mmWheelbase 3,500mm

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    Briefs all in for Car Design Awards China 2014


    It's exactly a month since the fifth annual Car Design Awards China's launch and we're pleased to announce all the briefs are in.

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    JAC SC-9 concept promises new brand identity, hi-tech interface for Beijing


    The JAC SC-9 concept is the latest concept to be announced ahead of next week's Beijing motor show.

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    Great Wall Motors' Haval Coupe concept heading to Beijing


    Great Wall Motors will show the Haval Coupe concept at the upcoming Beijing motor show, an event that looks set to be dominated by this SUV crossover segment.Very few details and only these images of the car in a dark studio so it's impossible to comment on the work of ...

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    Beijing Auto Show 2014 - the 15 cars that really matter


    With somewhere around 90 world debuts, the Beijing motor show certainly had the numbers - if not the organization - to live up to its billing as one of the world's most important auto shows.

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    Beijing Motor Show 2010 Trends & Overview


    In Beijing we noticed another version of this, with a thin grille linking the lamps such as on the Chana Green-i and MG Zero concepts to form a sharp 'W-shaped' monographic face. Yet another variant of this face is defined by the Visteon Q-e or IAT Cross Wind II concepts, ...

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    Beijing Motor Show 2010 Trends & Overview


    The 2010 Auto China show opened its doors in Beijing under the theme 'For a Greener Tomorrow' and, far from being a shallow slogan, the Chinese show was a clear demonstration of the seriousness with which the industry is rapidly changing to encompass the latest hybrid technologies in its new ...

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    Metropolis concept burns bright for PSA in China


    The Metropolis is based on a stretched version of the Citroën C6 platform and the design team followed a conventional design process starting from sketching to digital modeling followed by a sole clay model and the final concept. Realized in just six months, with only one month and half for ...