https://www.wsj.com - As Chinese cars improve in quality and challenge foreign auto makers’ dominance in China, Detroit’s General Motors Co. has devised what it believes to be a winning strategy: build a local car of its own. Its Baojun brand, built through a joint venture in Liuzhou with local partner SAIC Motor Corp., has been the fastest-growing auto maker in China, the world’s biggest car market, over the last five years, and several other foreign car companies are now trying to emulate it.
https://insideevs.com - Earlier this year GM, through its joint venture SAIC-GM-Wuling, introduced its all-electric, two-seat, Baojun E100; a model that has now found sales success. It seems that lowering pricing to the no brainer level of RMB 35,800 (~US $5,300) after subsidies, is the way to best crack the Chinese market.
http://www.carscoops.com - General Motors' SAIC-GM-Wuling Chinese joint venture has unveiled the Baojun 530 at the 2017 Guangzhou Auto Show. Following hot on the heels of the 560 and 510, this is the brand's third SUV, and it's also their largest, being 4,655mm (183.3in) long, 1,835mm (72.2in) wide, and 1,760mm (69.3in) tall. On the outside, it looks very similar to the Baojun 510 that debuted at last year's Guangzhou show and its highlights include the large grille that's flanked by two slim headlights, a floating-style roof, rectangular wheel arches and one-piece taillights.
https://www.autoblog.com - The Baojun E100 sells for about $5,400 with government subsidies.
https://www.fool.com - General Motors just reported that its sales in China rose 6. 6% in September, on strong SUV-driven gains for its Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and China-only Baojun brands. GM has now overcome the year-over-year declines in China sales that it posted earlier in 2017; year to date, its sales there are up 1.
http://gmauthority.com - The small, Chinese-market Baojun 510 crossover, produced and sold by GM’s three-way joint venture with SAIC Motor and Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co. (SAIC-GM-Wuling), gained a new automated-manual transmission option last week. The tiny, unibody utility vehicle, which borrows its platform from the Chevrolet Sail subcompact, was previously available solely with a 6-speed manual transmission.
http://www.carscoops.com - Presented at last year's Guangzhou Auto Show, the Baojun 510 can now be had with an automated manual transmission.
http://www.carscoops.com - Of all the SUVs that GM produces and markets around the world, the Baojun 560 may be the least familiar.. to most Western readers, at least. But it's a critical model in the Chinese market, and it's now been treated to some critical upgrades.
http://www.greencarreports.com - Most North Americans and Europeans will likely never have heard of Baojun, but it's one of many brands operated under General Motors' SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture in China. Its portfolio is mostly made up of small sedans, multi-purpose vehicles (small minivans), hatchbacks, and a crossover utility vehicle, but the brand recently undertook its.
http://mashable.com - The automaker's Chinese Baojun brand just launched its first mass-market electric car, the E100, for only about $5,300 USD after estimated local and national subsidies. The tiny two-seater looks like one of Mercedes-Benz's smart cars (which has its own EV in the works), a design which GM claims is the perfect size for Chinese commuters looking for a compact, low-maintenance set of wheels.