Shanghai Auto Show: Featured Ford Motor Co., Volvo Cars, And General Motors Co's Concept Cars

Apr 22, 2017 04:58 AM EDT | monriza

The Shanghai Auto Show will exhibit a total of 1,400 sedans. The Shanghai Auto Show would feature SUVs minivans, and other vehicles, the show would also include 63 electric or gasoline-electric hybrids from global brands and 96 from Chinese manufacturers, this is according to the organizers.

Ford Motor Co. Volvo Cars General Motors Co had shown up their support by participating in the Shanghai Auto Show. Ford Motor Co.'s featured their luxury brand Lincoln on the said event; Ford has unveiled the company's very first gasoline-electric hybrid sedan. The gasoline-electric sedan is an MKZ's midsize version; the luxury brand Lincoln has confessed the project at the Auto Show. Ford also shared that the MKZ would be on sale this year. The sale would take place in China. Prices would start at 329,800 yuan or $47,900. The Sale in China would be the first event to catch a glimpse of Ford Motor Co. very first concept version of the full-size SUV sedan. Lincoln called the SUV concept sedan the navigator. The sale would pretty much begin later this year.

The Chinese-owned Swedish automaker, Volvo Cars, has announced plans to produce a pure-electric car in China. The pure-electric car would be on sale by 2019.Volvo reported that the electric cars would be based on the economy-size CMA platform shared with Chinese automaker Geely. This Chinese automaker Geely has bought the Ford Motor Co.'s Swedish brand, way back 2010. At present time Volvo already has two big victories in China. In fact one of the factories specifically the factory located in Daqing is subject to expansion right now. Another trivia from the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker is, in the year 2015. Volvo became the very first automaker to export Chinese-made cars to the United States.

General Motors Co. Also known as Gm has announced their plans to manufacture and produced a gasoline-electric hybrid version of its Chevrolet Volt in China. According to GM Velite 5 hybrid will be sold not as a Chevrolet but by its Buick unit. GM's Buick unit has made modest sales around the globe, and it is also GM's main brand in China. The same vehicle unit would be recreated by GM's joint venture with a state-owned automaker, Shanghai Automotive Industries Corp. Prices will start at 265,800 yuan or $38,600.

 

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