First off, I just want to say that even though a glovebox handle broke off in my hand in a sharp fracture of plastic, I think GAC’s line of cars is essentially good enough for the American market. I’m pretty sure that handle thing was an anomaly, or the result of the freakish, uncoordinated strength of my weirdly…
Chinese car company Gonow (a sub-brand of Guangzhou Automobile Group) is in rough shape at the moment. How rough? They’ve stopped delivering cars to their dealerships, and the dealers themselves have marched on the company headquarters.
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.
You know how you've always wanted your car to look like the waiting room of a Beverly Hills orthodontist's office, but never thought it would be possible? Well, today is a fantastic day for you, because GAC (makers of the tweeter and sackbut-equipped Trumpchi) are showing the WitStar, and it's got an aquarium.
In feng shui, "Chi" is the universal energy field that surrounds each of us. "Trump" is a wealthy buffoon who, by all appearances, is the product of an intimate encounter between a Connecticut WASP and an errant Homo erectus. The "Trumpchi," is a car by Chinese automaker GAC. Got it? Not yet, you don't.