Spied: New Chinese market Chevrolet Cruze spied

The first gainy picture of the new Chinese market Chevrolet Cruze has hit the internet.

Looking a lot more stylish than the Cruze offered in other world markets, the new new four-door sedan is earmarked to go on sale in the People's Republic in mid-2015 following its world debut at the Beijing auto show.

Citroen Wild Rubis morphs into DS 6WR SUV for Beijing auto show

Citroen has revealed its new Chinese market DS 6WR SUV in a set of official photographs prior to its debut at the Beijing motor show later this week.

Previewed in concept car form at last year's Shanghai motor show as the DS Wild Rubis, the  4553mm long, 1858mm wide and 1610mm hight SUV will be produced in a joint venture betwee Citroen parent company PSA and Changan.

The new front-wheel drive only Citroen SUV is based on the same platform as the Citroen DS5 LS - a long wheelbase version of the DS5 offered exclusively in China.

The DS 6WR is planned to be sold with three four-cylinder gasoline engine options: a turbocharged 1.6-litre with 163bhp and 200bhp and a naturally aspirated 1.8 with 139bhp - all mated to a standard six-speed automatic.


SAIC's Roewe previews heavily reworked W5 SUV

The Roewe division of Chinese automotive heavyweight SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) has dopped a series of pictures/stetches revealing its heavily reworked W5 SUV ahead of its public unveiling at the Beijing auto show later this week.

The new five seater continues to be based on the old Ssangyong Kyron but recieves sharper styling that gives it a more upmarket appearance, along with a more contemporary interior with imporoved materials touch screen controls and the latest in connectivity options.
Roewe confirms the W5 will get a new range of engines. Gone are the old 1.8 turbo and 3.2 liter six-in-line gasoline engines - the latter of which is based around an old Mercedes-Benz design with origins in the 1970s. In their place is a new turbocharged 2.0-litre four cylinder developed by parent company SAIC as part of units that go under the name "Cube Tech".

JAC Motors to reveal new six-seat crossover/SUV concept at Beijing motor show

It is not going to win any beauty contests, but there's no denying that JAC's new EC-9 concept car has presence - and plenty of it.

The new six-seat crossover/SUV concept is set to underpin JAC's stand at the upcoming 2014 Beijing motor show. Early rumours out of China suggest a less flamboyant version of the five metre long concept could go in to production in 2017.

As well as previewing JAC's ideas for a new range topping model, the EC-9 also reveals the company's new corporate logo.

We'll keep you updated when further info becomes available.

JAC Motors (official name Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd) is a state-owned Chinese car maker. The company is based in Hefei, Anhui Provence, China.

Latest data reveals JAC produced 445,000 cars in 2012.

To learn more go the JAC website at: jac.com.cn