The Booth Professionals of the 2008 Guangzhou International Auto Show

As a result of covering an auto show » 11/21/08 7:30pm 11/21/08 7:30pm or in our time, we've become veritable connoisseurs regarding the mistresses of motors we lovingly refer to as Booth Professionals. We've brought you delightful displays of debutantes from far away locations such as , , and . Apologies for the blurry nature of a few of these…

Volvo S80L: Longer, with More Chinese Characters!

Volvo » 11/21/08 6:00pm 11/21/08 6:00pm released a China-only S80L version of its at the . Built in Chongqing as part of a Ford/Chang'an joint venture, the L model gains 14 centimeters in length over the standard issue S80. Back in the day, Volvo released its longer luxury versions under the "Executive" moniker, which totally sounds way more boss…

BYD F0 Sport Unveiled At Guangzhou Auto Show

Leave it to Chinese automaker BYD to build a Toyota Aygo cheaper and » 11/21/08 4:30pm 11/21/08 4:30pm cooler, as they've done with the release of the BYD F0 Sport. The F0 Sport comes equipped with such innovative additions of performance as red seat covers with pillows on them, a red shifter knob, and a sporty paint job over a mild body kit. The…

Roewe Brings Modified 550s To Guangzhou

Taking a leaf out of their Western counterparts’ books, Roewe is showing off a group of badly modified Roewe 550s in an effort to get down with the young folk. Apparently, Chinese males between the ages of 18 and 34 find tacky modification as “groovy” as we do here in the states. We’re particularly impressed by the… » 11/21/08 4:00pm 11/21/08 4:00pm

The Chery Eastar Convertible Drops Four-Door Top At Guangzhou

When the four-door Chery Eastar Convertible » 11/21/08 2:30pm 11/21/08 2:30pm first hit the net we weren't sure if it was a one-off custom or a hint to something to come. Now it seems that all of our greatest hopes have been realized as the same vehicle seems to be sitting on the floor of the . These closeup shots show off some interesting features,…

Jalopnik Invades The Guangzhou International Auto Show

Though we've given you a week of in-depth LA Auto Show » 11/21/08 1:30pm 11/21/08 1:30pm coverage we couldn't just let a major auto show pass without keeping you, our treasured readership, up-to-date with the latest news. That's why we've all jumped on the company jet and charted a course for the , which is where we're reporting from now. You might…

The Ford Verve Sedan Concept, Now In High-Resolution

Although Ford's new sedan version of the Verve concept's already been unveiled at the Guangzhou International Auto Show and we've already given you the press release and some low-res shots on the Sedan concept of the Ford Verve, we've just now noticed Ford's released some high-res shots showing off the big-hatch b-car… » 11/27/07 9:15am 11/27/07 9:15am

Guangzhou International Auto Show: GAG A-HEV Hybrid

The Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAG) revealed this A-HEV hybrid vehicle concept at the Guangzhou International Auto Show (no coincidence there), which could be an indicator of the design direction GAG intends to take. Currently, GAG reproduces Honda and Toyota models for domestic-only consumption. Like other Chinese… » 11/20/07 1:15pm 11/20/07 1:15pm

Guangzhou International Auto Show: Ford Reveals Verve Sedan Concept

The Guangzhou International Auto Show is a Fiesta for small cars from Ford, highlighted by the introduction of the Ford Verve Concept sedan (actually, a four-door notchback) to compliment the Verve Concept hatch shown at Frankfurt. This vehicles shows off the bold move Ford is making towards bold mouths globally,… » 11/19/07 12:45pm 11/19/07 12:45pm