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CDN live coverage – 2011 Shanghai auto show by brand

21 April 2011

To help you navigate our coverage on the live site, the list below details our coverage by each brand

Performances, not Conferences

20 April 2011

One of the more interesting elements of the Chinese auto show is the latter word – ‘show’

Shanghai 2011: can someone turn the volume down please?

20 April 2011

There’s a somewhat disturbing trend happening in Shanghai, that’s been making it incredibly hard for us to do our jobs

Buick Envision – a vision of something else?

20 April 2011

Buick is one of, if not the, most successful and well-known ‘import’ car brand in China

Trends: Anime avatars

20 April 2011

Anime characters are usually associated with Japan, with seemingly every piece of packaging, advertisement and product endorsed by an avatar

Changan Chlover concept tips hat to Gandini

20 April 2011

It’s been said that imitation is the greatest form of flattery. Well there is certainly a lot of that going on here in China

Ride height: local factors, or something else?

20 April 2011

We’ve noticed that several cars on show stands with over-exaggerated ride heights

Award: Worst in show

20 April 2011

Despite having the choice of a fair few clangers at this year’s Shanghai show, the winner of this most inauspicious award was an easy one to choose

Trend: sliver door handles

20 April 2011

It’s been around for a while now, but as the opening of doors comes to rely less on a mechanical latch and phyiscal human force, sliver-like door handles (either touch sensitive, or ones that push in to pop out and pull) are becoming increasingly common

Brilliance FRV showcases Cross taste

20 April 2011

We’ve seen plenty of strangely personalized vehicles at the Shanghai auto show this year, but we’re not passing judgement on taste here