Category Archives: Haima

2014 Haima Family/M5 Exposed

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FAW Haima’s compact sedan will get a major makeover and new name for 2014. To be released in late 2013 or early 2014, the revamped Family will be placed in the newly-launched M series as M5, between the M3 and M6. Spy shots indicate the M5 will become slightly larger than the current Family, which […]

Haima Expands Its Sedan Line with M3, M8

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Haima premiered two sedans at this year’s Guangzhou auto show, the M3 compact and M8 mid-size, both slated for release next year. The M3, previously called V30, is built by Haima’s Zhengzhou base in Henan Province, while the M8 comes from Haima Hainan. With the "M" series taking shape, the naming system of Haima becomes […]

Pics of Haima Zhengzhou’s First Sedan, the V30 Compact

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Aiming to become a top-tier native player, Haima plans to release about a dozen new models and raise its annual production capacity to half a million in three years. At least six of the upcoming models will fill newly created slots in Haima’s expanding product line. And the current division of labor between the automaker’s […]

Haima Zhengzhou’s First SUV Spotted

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At the 2011 Shanghai auto show, the Zhengzhou division of Haima Motor showcased a SUV concept, the C2. The mass-market version of the concept was exposed this month, indicating an official launch in 2013. The camouflaged test model gets the sloping roofline and two-bar front grille from the concept. In size, it is in the […]

Haima Happin Gets Smaller, 1.3L Engine for 2012

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FAW Haima announced the release of the new Happin compact sedan on July 18, available in two 1.3L versions selling for 59,800 yuan ($9,245) and 66,800 yuan. Both are equipped with a manual transmission. Derived from the first generation Haima Family, which, in turn, is an issue of Mazda Familia, Happin over the years has […]

Haima Freema EV Goes on Public Trial

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FAW Haima disclosed on Feb. 16 that as many as 3,500 units of its all-electric Freema MPV will be put to real-world tests in various cities across China, including 300 to be deployed in Hainan Providence. Earlier this month, 12 units were handed over to the city of Haikou, capital of Hainan, to be used […]

FAW Haima Releases Third Generation “Family”

Derived from the eighth generation Mazda Familia (323), Haima Family once rivaled Hyundai Elantra and Buick Excelle in China. In 2007, it was among the ten most popular passenger cars here, delivering 90,000 units. Since then, its sales have been falling steadily while the overall market nearly doubled in size. On Nov. 16, FAW Haima […]