The U.S. May Get Its First Chinese-Brand Car As Soon As 2017

Guangzhou, better known by their Heimlich-inspiring acronym GAC, is tentatively planning to sell their Trumpchi brand of cars in the US by 2017. The first car is likely to be this GS4 CUV, and after looking it over and climbing around inside it a bit, I think they could have a shot, if the price makes sense. » 1/13/15 10:25am 1/13/15 10:25am

BMW Will Pay $820 Million To Bailout Chinese Car Dealers

Unlike the American car market that has been red hot for 2014, China's auto sales momentum has begun to slow down. While Chinese government imposes restrictions on car sales to reduce pollution and congestion, automakers are building more factories. This is putting the dealers in a tough position, and many are taking… » 1/06/15 9:12am 1/06/15 9:12am

Greece Just Sold Its Giant Zubr-Class Hovercraft To China

The Chinese Navy has put their money where their mouth is when it comes to their interest in the world's largest hovercraft. They have already bought two giant Zubr Class hovercraft from Ukraine, and are building two in China. Apparently four of these mammoths are not enough in the short-term, as China has now… » 1/04/15 5:04pm 1/04/15 5:04pm

This Is China's First Commercial Jet

Forty-four years after its first attempt at developing a commercial jet, China finally has a home-grown airliner — the Comac ARJ21-700. The new regional finally received certification on Tuesday, after twelve years in development, with six of those years spent in flight testing. Let's have a look. » 1/01/15 10:22am 1/01/15 10:22am

Pakistan Looking To Buy China's J-31 Stealth Fighter

As Tyler Rogoway predicted since the very first blurry images of J-31 hit the internet, China's youngest stealth project was meant for export as much as for PLAAF use. Pakistan is now said to be beyond the initial discussion phase for buying the stealth jet. This comes during a time of increasing tension with India,… » 11/23/14 3:31pm 11/23/14 3:31pm

You Can Now Add Planes To The List Of Things We Buy From China

A U.S. sightseeing airline has ordered twenty Chinese-built civilian aircraft, marking the first time for China to export civilian aircraft to the United States. The planes will be based in Las Vegas, and used for aerial tours of the Grand Canyon, as well as light cargo transportation. » 11/17/14 3:26pm 11/17/14 3:26pm

Things Got So Awkward Between Putin And Obama At China's APEC Summit

It is well known that the leaders of the two nations that collectively posses the vast majority of nuclear weapons on planet earth have an icy relationship at best. This was awkwardly apparent at this week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in China. Here are some of the best pictures of this odd couple's… » 11/12/14 8:16pm 11/12/14 8:16pm

There's One Law Keeping Pickup Trucks From Getting Popular In China

Beijing's 2003 Road Traffic Safety Law granted local governments the prerogative of whether or not to allow pickup trucks on their streets. All they have to do is classify them as commercial vehicles, and bar them from entering. Interestingly many did, nipping a potential Chinese truck market in the bud. » 11/11/14 4:40pm 11/11/14 4:40pm