FAW Bringing B50 Sedan Goodness To Beijing Motor Show

It's been a while since we've heard from Chinese automaker FAW, and we're not talking about the Football Association of Wales (which makes shit cars). This year's Beijing Motor Show spotlight is supposed to go to Geely, but Faw will be butting in with this not too unattractive sedan apparently based on the previous… » 4/14/08 10:00am 4/14/08 10:00am

Fast as a Shark: Living on Chinese Rocks

I can't in truth call my Shanghai trip a comedy of errors, although there were errors, one of which resulted in my flying home first class. And while some of the Engrish I encountered was laugh-out-loud gut-busting. I can't quite refer to it as a tragedy, either. What it was, however, was a slightly nebulous, inchoate… » 4/25/07 3:45pm 4/25/07 3:45pm

Fine China: FAW Shows Coupe Concept in Beijing

Chinese automaker FAW worked up this little coupe concept with joint venture partner Mazda for Beijing's Auto China 2006. While close inspection reveals a mishmash of Mazda, Nissan and Mitsubishi product influences (plus de rigeur gilded sport-compact wheels, natch), a surprising gestalt makes it all work. If this is… » 11/20/06 10:35am 11/20/06 10:35am