All Shanghai 2009 articles

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    Geely IG concept


    Arguably the most innovative of Geely's concepts at the 2009 Shanghai auto show was the IG or 'Intelligent Geely' city car that proposes a small chassis and body with interchangeable powertrains from a small conventional combustion engine to hybrid and full-electric.

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    Chery Riich M1, M5 and X1


    The M1 hatchback, M5 sedan and X1 SUV are the first three models to be launched by Chinese automaker Chery under the new Riich nameplate.

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    Geely GE


    While the GT was admired by many on Geely's 2009 Shanghai auto show stand, the GE, or 'Geely Excellence', was largely derided by the Western journalists Car Design News bumped into on the first press day.

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    Guangbin Li Nian Roadster concept


    Guangbin, a joint venture between Honda and local manufacturer Guangzhou Auto, unveiled a new concept at Auto Shanghai 2009.

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    Geely GT Tiger concept


    One of the most dramatic designs sporting a Chinese OEM badge at the 2009 Shanghai auto show was the GT or 'Geely Tiger'.

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    Chana E301 concept


    One of the surprises of the 2009 Shanghai auto show was the Chana E301 Concept from Chongqing Changan Automobile - a manufacturer more commonly known for making everyday vehicles like the Mondeo, Swift and 2 in joint ventures with Ford, Suzuki and Mazda.

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    SAIC MG6


    MG showed its new face at the 2009 Shanghai auto show on a thinly veiled 'concept car' that could make production within 18 months.

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    Changfeng Acumen


    Former military truck supplier to the People's Liberation Army of China, Changfeng Motors, chose today's Auto China 2009 press day to unveil a pair of new cars based on the Lancer sedan sold by joint venture partner Mitsubishi.

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    Buick Business Concept


    Acknowledging the important role luxury vehicles in the Chinese market often fulfill as both work place and mobile meeting room, Buick showed a five meters-plus, super spacious six-seater MPV with a difference at the 2009 Shanghai auto show.

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    SAIC N1 concept


    SAIC's 'start-up' brand Roewe launched its N1 concept at the 2009 Shanghai auto show to preface a forthcoming sportier production sedan that will sit slightly below the existing 550.

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    GAC VIP Lounge concept


    One of the surprise hits of today's Shanghai auto show was this four-door luxury sedan displayed by Guangzhou Auto (GAC) - a Chinese joint venture with Honda and Toyota. Dubbed the VIP-Lounge Concept, the design study wears the company's independent GAC brand label and is rumored to have been created ...

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    Porsche Panamera


    Porsche revealed its new Panamera on the eve of the Shanghai auto show with the aim of combining coupe-like sportiness with luxury sedan and station wagon functionality.

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    Bertone Mantide


    Stile Bertone unveiled a full-scale model of the Mantide at the Shanghai auto show today, the first vehicle designed by Jason Castriota since he took the role of Design Director.