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China Changan Automobile Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën Sign Contract for Automotive Joint Venture in China

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Xu Bin, President of China South Industries Group Corporation, Changan's main shareholder, and Philippe Varin, Chairman of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Managing Board, have signed a contract to create an equally owned joint venture. The contract was signed on July 9 in Paris at a ceremony attended by Wu Bangguo, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Bernard Accoyer, President of the National Assembly of France and Gao Hucheng, Vice Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China

Pooling the expertise of two industry leaders, one Chinese and the other European, the joint venture will produce and market light commercial vehicles and passenger car line-ups in China. The partners will initially focus on introducing the Citroën DS line in China and launching a dedicated new brand for the venture. (more…)

Ford Reveals More About Its Future Small Car

Monday, November 19th, 2007
Ford Verve Concept four-door notchback
Ford Motor

Guangzhou, China — Ford is revealing more about its vision for a new global small car family at Auto Guangzhou. Ford today revealed the second Verve Concept — a four-door notchback.

The dynamic Ford Verve Concept four-door notchback is a star of the fifth annual Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. The fact that Ford staged the global reveal of the four-door Verve Concept at Guangzhou signals the importance of Asia in Ford's global plans.

Sporty and coupe-like, the Verve Concept notchback provides a very clear vision about Ford's future small car design direction. (more…)

Mazda to Showcase All-New Mazda2 Sedan World Premiere at the 2007 Guangzhou Motor Show

Monday, November 19th, 2007
All-new Mazda2 Sedan
Mazda Motor

Hiroshima, Japan — Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed the all-new Mazda2 (known as Mazda Demio in Japan) sedan at the 2007 Guangzhou Motor Show.

This version of Mazda's latest model has a dynamic and elegant form that was designed to capture new customers in the rapidly growing Chinese B-car segment. The all-new Mazda2 sedan is produced by Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd. at its Nanjing plant, and will go on sale in the first half of 2008 through the Changan Mazda Motor Sales Company's network. (more…)