Live from the Shanghai Motor Show: London Taxi Company TX4
2010s / 2015 Shanghai Motor Show / British / Chinese / Geely / The London Taxi Company

Live from the Shanghai Motor Show: London Taxi Company TX4

Ever wondered what happened to the iconic British Black Cab? Continue reading

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Looking back: Assorted pictures from 2014
1960s / 1970s / 1980s / 1990s / 2000s / 2010s / Alfa Romeo / American / BMW / British / Chinese / Citroen / Datsun / Fiat / Ford / French / German / Honda / Italian / Japanese / Jeep / Lancia / Matra / Mercedes-Benz / Opel / Peugeot / Renault / Rover / Saviem / SEAT / Spanish / Steyr-Puch / Swedish / Toyota / Volkswagen / Volvo

Looking back: Assorted pictures from 2014

To end the year, we’ve compiled a gallery of pictures that took in 2014 and didn’t publish for a number of reasons. Continue reading

Botoxed in China: Citroën ZX
1990s / 2000s / 2010s / Chinese / Citroen / French

Botoxed in China: Citroën ZX

Eager to expand in China, PSA Peugeot-Citroën formed a joint-venture called Guangzhou Peugeot Automobile Company in 1985. The joint-venture assembled the 505 in China using complete knock-down (CKD) kits shipped from France, but the sedan failed to grab a significant share of the burgeoning Chinese market and buyers increasingly turned towards the Volkswagen Santana. In … Continue reading

Rust in peace: Forgotten cars on the streets of Beijing
1980s / 1990s / Chery / Chinese / Citroen / Daewoo / French / German / South Korean / Suzuki / Volkswagen

Rust in peace: Forgotten cars on the streets of Beijing

We recently traveled to China to attend the lone press day of the hectic Beijing Motor Show.  Walking around the city in our downtime, we were surprised to find that there are more abandoned cars in Beijing than we initially thought.  Most of these cars are hiding away in residential neighborhoods, you won’t see them … Continue reading

A look at the experimental Porsche C88 sedan
1990s / Chinese / German / Porsche

A look at the experimental Porsche C88 sedan

The Chinese government invited about twenty foreign automakers to present an experimental family car at a conference held in Beijing in November of 1994. Period reports indicate government officials promised the best project would be selected and cleared to start production under a joint-venture with state-owned manufacturer First Automotive Works (FAW) at the turn of … Continue reading