Category Archives: Changhe

Changhe Auto Seeks to Quit Changan

The governor of Jiangxi Province Lu Xinshe recently called for a "restructuring" of the local vehicle maker Changhe, giving an official boost to its effort to break away from the Chongqing-based Changan Auto. According to Securities Daily, on behalf of Changhe provincial officials are negotiating with Changan and its owner, the central government, on the […]

Changhe-Suzuki Releases Beidouxing X5, the Latest Chinese Version of Wagon R


The joint venture of Changhe and Suzuki announced the pricing for the latest variant of the Wagon R, Beidouxing X5. Available in two versions, luxury and premium, the five-seater van-like hatchback sells for 53,900 Yuan (US$8,618) and 55,900 Yuan. Growing longer and wider than the previous version, the Beidouxing e+, which will remain on the […]

Upcoming Releases: Suzuki Splash


Working with Changhe Auto (now a subsidiary of Chang’an Auto), Suzuki will release the Splash city car in China towards the end of this year, about 8 months behind the original schedule. Developed by Suzuki in partnership with Opel and debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show, Splash fits between the Alto supermini and Swift […]