May 5, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter
The cars belong to the owner of a former Mercedes-Benz repair shop. Until the early 00’s there were two different kind of car shops in China: shops to buy a car and shops to repair a car. They were strictly separated and operated per brand.
April 19, 2017 by W.E. Ning
With the facelifted S-Class comes the facelifted Mercedes-Maybach. The mighty limousine gets the same visual upgrades plus unique and ultra shiny new wheels. There are also two new variants: the S680 and the S560.
April 19, 2017 by Joey Wang
The facelifted Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been launched on the Shanghai Auto Show in China, showing off its fancy Ultra Range High Beam LED headlights. Other changes include the grille, bumpers, rear lights, and the interior has been updated. Power is up too! The C63 AMG 4matic, as seen on the first photo, now gets 612 horses and 900nm.
April 18, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter
The new Mercedes-Benz Concept A Sedan has been unveiled in China, on the eve of the Shanghai Auto Show, showing off a sporty body with a racy grille and the most brilliant blue headlights. The concept previews the upcoming A-Class sedan for the Chinese market. The production version will be launched next year.
April 11, 2017 by Joey Wang
April 7, 2017 by W.E. Ning
Mercedes-Benz will unveil a compact sedan concept on the Shanghai Auto Show. The concept previews the upcoming A-Class sedan for the Chinese market. The production version will debut one year later on the April 2018 Beijing Auto Show.
The A-Class sedan is an addition to the existing lineup and not a replacement of the CLA, the latter is a four-door coupe whereas the A-Class sedan will have a more traditional sedan shape. It will be based on the new MFA-II platform and made in China by the Beijing-Benz joint venture to compete with the BMW 2-Series sedan and the Audi A3 Limousine.
April 5, 2017 by Joey Wang
Mercedes-Benz will launch the facelifted S-Class and the new S560 on the Shanghai Auto Show in China. The facelift includes new headlights, new bumpers, new rear lights, a new steering wheel, a new S560 name tag, and the new six-in-line engine. Read more »
March 31, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter
You might think that this is a flatbed truck loaded with second-generation Smart cars that somehow ended up in China. You are wrong. This indeed is a flatbed truck loaded with Jijie Tule cars, clones of the Smart. There are 14 cars on the truck and at least three are of the special Hello Kitty Edition, with a partially pink roof.
March 27, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter
Chery has filed a complaint against Mercedes-Benz at the ‘International Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce’. The reason: in 2016 Mercedes-Benz applied for a Chinese trademark for their new EQ sub-brand of electric vehicles. The problem: Chery has been selling EVs under their eQ sub-brand since 2014. Chery applied for a trademark in 2014 and it was granted in 2015. The application of Mercedes-Benz is pending. The company hopes to launch its EQ brand in China in 2018.
The difference: eQ and EQ.
March 16, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter
This wondrous white little wonder is the Luxing iStar, a new LSEV that I met it on the the 2017 Jinan EV Show. It is obviously not a Mercedes-Benz because the three-pointed star points down instead of up. But the grille and bumper do look very familiar…