Red Dawn remake digitally swaps North Koreans for Chinese

The creators of the new Red Dawn film that blew up Detroit in 2009 are digitally editing out any references to the Chinese and replacing them with references to North Korea… proving the Chinese have already won. » 3/17/11 9:30am 3/17/11 9:30am

Chinese Cadillac Driver Thwarts Robbery With Sliding Car

If the Chinese news clip below is to be believed, the driver of this Cadillac CTS is one of the most excellent human beings alive. Thrills, spills, chills, hoonage, petty theft, and security-camera footage? What's not to love? » 4/29/10 11:00am 4/29/10 11:00am

Chinese Unveil Electric Dong Car Covered In Bush

If the highlight of the 2008 Detroit Auto Show was a dong-shaped Chinese car, this year's highlight might be this unmarked all-electric giant phallic car. Bonus points for the random green shrubs. » 1/11/10 11:25am 1/11/10 11:25am

Chinese Automaker Builds Audi R8 - Ferrari F430 Mash-Up

Despite scouring the Shanghai Motor Show floor for two days, somehow we managed to miss this god-awful mash-up of two known super car enemies, the Audi R8 and Ferrari F430. Shame on you Tong Jian S11 for not telling us. » 7/02/09 8:30am 7/02/09 8:30am

Shanghai Sideways: Vintage Sidecar Motorcycle Tours

If you ever find yourself in Shanghai and want a unique look at the ever-growing Asian metropolis, do yourself a favor and strap yourself into one of Shanghai Sideways' 1938 replica BMW R71 motorcycle sidecars. » 7/01/09 11:00am 7/01/09 11:00am

Chinese Man Builds Hand-Made Helicopter, Flies It

Last week Chinese ingenuity brought us a homemade scrap-metal F1 replica car. Today we've got ourselves a Chinese Icarus-wannabe who made his own homemade helicopter. Though not constructed of scrap parts, it's nonetheless epic. » 4/13/09 12:00pm 4/13/09 12:00pm

Chinese Brothers Build Working F1 Car Out Of Metal Scraps

Chinese ingenuity is a beautiful thing. These two brothers prove it, building a working F1 car out of scrap material including a bed frame, a folding chair and a security door. » 4/10/09 9:30am 4/10/09 9:30am

Chinese Death Bus: A Rolling Execution Studio?

Overpopulation and rampant crime has led the Chinese to develop a rolling lethal injection bus complete with a live video feed of the killings. Details inside. » 2/11/09 9:00am 2/11/09 9:00am

Chinese Local Gov't Spends Millions On Luxury Cars After 2008 Earthquake

In 2008, China was devastated by an 8.0-magnitude earthquake causing an estimated 87,000 casualties. One trillion yuan (about $146 billion) was given for rebuilding, but some claim the money was used for luxury goods. » 2/06/09 11:00am 2/06/09 11:00am

Brilliance Auto "Seeking Development With Mutual Benefit and Win-Win"

Chinese automaker Brilliance came to the Detroit Auto Show to showcase their M1 and M2 sedans, M3 sport coupe and the FRV hatchback. They failed. However, they succeeded at showcasing an impressive display of engrish. » 1/13/09 8:00am 1/13/09 8:00am

BYD F3DM Extended Range Electric Car Launches In China, Out-Volt's…

Chinese automaker BYD has unveiled the BYD F3DM electric vehicle (EREV) for sale in the Chinese market. BYD also plans to bring the 62-mile range $22,000 car to the US and out-Volt the Volt. » 12/15/08 1:00pm 12/15/08 1:00pm

New Geely Panda May Be Made Of Bamboo

Chinese automaker Geely has shown off its GT Concept » 10/16/08 1:20pm 10/16/08 1:20pm, a , and even a . Now they've got this, the new Geely Panda. While the name makes more sense than it does on a , we're pretty sure we prefer the Italian car. But don't be confused by the name into thinking this is just another Chinese knock-off, because if the…

First Pictures: The Buick Regal Is Back...In China!

Despite being dead as a badge in the United States for four years and dead as a duck in China for just as long, Buick plans to sell the Opel Insignia » 9/18/08 3:00pm 9/18/08 3:00pm as the Buick Regal in the People's Republic. While this news has been on the street for , thanks to our friends at , we've got the very first shots of Buick's new…

Gullwinged, Amphibious Sports Car Is China's Best Creation Since Gong Li

The amphibious sports car isn't a new idea, there's the Rinspeed sQuba and Gibbs Aquada to name just two, but we have to give credit to the creator of this Chinese p***y magnet yellow amphicar for the addition of gullwing doors, ideal for when you're chilling on the Yangtze. We're fairly sure this is a custom job and… » 7/11/08 2:40pm 7/11/08 2:40pm

Brilliance FRV 1.8T: A Chinese Thrill Ride

There are cars that are fun to drive, and then there are cars that, because you know you're a goner if you crash, are just scary to drive. But since most structurally unsound beaters aren't exactly capable of exciting speeds, fast and scary are often mutually exclusive. This, the Brilliance FRV 1.8T, may very well be… » 6/12/08 11:20am 6/12/08 11:20am

China Auto Market Growth Slows To Only 10%, Barely Able To Keep Lights…

Chinese automakers and dealers are beset on all sides by woe these days. They've seen they're meager 23.55% year over year sales growth in March shrink to a paltry 10.4% sales growth in April — that's the slowest sales growth in five whole months. Dealers across the enormous country are scraping bottom and barely able… » 5/13/08 10:20am 5/13/08 10:20am

Chinese One-Ups Hippies, Clowns By Tight Rope Driving

The Chinese really knows who calls the shots around the world, and it's obviously the tight-rope walking hippies, clowns and unicyclists. Liu Suozhu, better known as the Car King, managed to drive what appears to be some kind of a Chinese Sentra knock-off across 750 feet of steel wire while thousands of spectators… » 4/30/08 2:20pm 4/30/08 2:20pm

10 Strangest Cars Revealed At The 2008 Beijing Motor Show

The Beijing Motor Show traditionally warrants nothing more than a collective "meh" from the mainstream automotive media, but it certainly caught our attention this year. Bigger and better than ever, automakers from China and abroad have done everything to bring attention to their cars but put a gigantic stuffed… » 4/28/08 12:30pm 4/28/08 12:30pm

Geely To Make Chinese Rip-Off Of Ferrari F1 Car?

First it was those wily Italian Ferrari forgers, now the masters of intellectual property reuse seem to be getting into the game of copying the prancing pony boys. By the looks of this illustration, Chinese automaker Geely seems to be flattering Maranello's F1 squad by way of imitation. We're not exactly sure just how… » 4/18/08 6:00pm 4/18/08 6:00pm