Monday, April the 23rd, 2012 - Thursday, May the 3rd, 2012
Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, known also as Auto China, it is at 12th edition sow can be considered "young" regarding the other International auto shows. 11 editions doesn't mean 12 years because Auto China is organized every two years.
For example, in 2010 counted 785,600 visitors, 12,500 journalists. Also, 990 cars were display on a huge area of 220.000 sq. m.
Thanks to the huge automobile consumer markets in China and rapid growth of Chinese auto industry, Beijing International Automotive Exhibition has improved gradually in terms of internationalization, quality of exhibits, and expanded its influence in the global auto industry.
Thus, Auto China catches great attentions of the global auto industry, media and all social sectors.
All of the well-known global auto companies have ranked Auto China as one of the most important A-class auto shows worldwide. Meanwhile, Auto China is the ideal platform for domestic auto companies to show their home-grown innovations and native brands.
Official web page: http://www.china-autoshow.com
Aston Martin went personal at the Beijing Auto Show. It displayed three `Year of the Dragon’ special editions at Beijing. Apart from these, there was a display of its car, `Q’, with a Rapide which has been modified. It also had `One-77’ and a DBS model on display. There were no other latest offerings from Aston Martin this year at the Beijing Show which concludes today.
The special editions of the `Year of the Dragon’ included the V-8 Vantage S Coupe, the Virage Coupe and the DBS Volante. This is also called the `Dragon 88’ edition because this edition will offer eighty eight customized...
Those responsible for the Beijing Auto Show has been "severe reprimand" from the local government, which considers the dresses worn by models of the event were too short.
According to the Office of Ethics Development of Beijing, these outfits use causes a "negative social impact" and specifically made reference to the cleavage of two famous Chinese models in the country, Lulu Gan and Li Yingzhi.
Those photos have been spread by social networks, receiving many comments from the Internet, many more than the cars on display. One of them made fun of the show saying it seemed "a sample...
Because the concept 'cars plus beautiful women' always got our attention in its entire 'career', we could not miss any of the Auto Show in Beijing - an event that takes place between April 23 to May 2.
So, that said, it's time to get acquainted with some of the girls on the brands stands participating in Auto China 2012.
And because Beijing Motor Show tend to be one of the most important auto event in the world (you know for sure that Chinese auto market is huge due to the population of over 1 billion people) the hostesses presence should be important too.
We can say that the...
From Beijing you saw the last days many cars, but there were also local celebrities present, like Lulu Gan. Gan who? Well, we say is the Kim Kardashian of China. She is famous, only we do not really know why. Although, in her case the evidence is right under your nose...
We had once before pictures with her. And indeed, she went once before on the web via a heavy scene video that was thrown on Youtube with Gan naked in the shower, which is questioned by her mother. Or something. But that does not matter.
Late last year she appeared on the Nanning-ASEAN International Auto Show, of...
So long, SUV concept with strange name. You were great for car shows!
At the Beijing Auto Show we could have just looked at, but then goes to Italy and the incremented Trident's work on it. First Maserati SUV, Kubang, was first shown in Frankfurtin September 2011, then traveled down to Detroit and Dubai and in China it was its last public appearance.
In 2014, the production model name was unveiled in Detroit and there will also be the final name disclosed, said Automotive News. "Kubang will not appear on the nameplate". This is what CEO Harald Wester said about it.
The rumors about a baby SLS swelled for some time, but the high word is out now at Mercedes: it comes, it goes into production in 2014 and it us called SLC.
A number of British journo's in Beijing on the trading floor find out from Gorden Wagener, since 2008 the head of design at Mercedes, the above info. The Mercedes SLC focuses its sights on other players in this segment: Porsche ( 911 ) Aston Martin ( V8 Vantage ) and Jaguar (the future F-type ).
About the name was still a little unclear, but this is so 'SLC'. Here is a brief explanation. Mercedes is naming its types namely upset....
...or how the auto industry spread out at the feet of the world's largest market.
Luxury SUVs, with over 500 horsepower, limousine longer than in Europe and a lot of copies of dedicated cars. Hehe variegated landscape provided by the Beijing Auto Show (April 23-May 2). Beyond the famous cars copied after consecrated models and passing over special version dedicated to the Chinese market, this event brought fresh air to auto industry and shows how much China has started to matter in the global industry. Beijing still has not have the brilliance and grandeur of salons like Geneva, Frankfurt...
A new name for all future cars hybrid electric and plug-in transmission technology.
BMW Concept I8 Spyder celebrated its world premiere at the 2012 edition of the Beijing Auto Show (April 23 to May 2, 2012). On the rear is distinguished eDrive badge that designates new propulsion technology. In the future, eDrive name will identify the transmission technology for all electric cars and plug-in hybrid to be produced by BMW i.
BMW eDrive include electrical transmission components: the electric motor developed in-house by BMW and lithium-ion battery system Intelligent drive management....
The Bentley SUV is not only very ugly, but there is also a poor V6 + electric motor. A hybrid Bentley SUV with a V6, it should not be much worse!
When the EXP 9 F was revealed early this year in Geneva we knew from Bentley that was proud to announce that under the hood is an 800hp and 600 Nm 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 engine. Also, an optional 4.0 liter twin-turbo V8 with 500 horsepower was available. During the Beijing Motor Show, Bentley will suddenly come up with a V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain as 3rd.
CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer has the following to say:
"We are very excited by the...
Toyota seems determined to win the title of "most concepts in the portfolio" in 2012, because besides the hundred existing concepts that are today in Beijing, launch two new cars: the Yundong Shuangqing (for China) and Dear Qin (global).
Toyota Yundong Shuangqing concept
We start with the Yundong Shuangqing which, according to the unpronounceable name that says it all, is only for China. It's a Toyota, so it is a hybrid. The system seems developed primarily in Toyota's R & D center in Changshu, China. Furthermore, we do not know much of the concept, except that one or other miscreant...