Chinese copycat cars were once a staple of the local market, as demonstrated by cars like the Kotye SR9 and Weikerui V7 - which made little attempt to cover up their Porsche Macan and Volkswagen e-Up origins. The Chinese automotive industry has moved away from imitation in recent years , and many domestic brands are even plotting landmark European and US debuts with competitive new models. But even the biggest brands have a copycat or two lurking in their product portfolio, so join us as we trundle through some of the most outrageous from recent years. With a side profile that matches the Smart Forfour and a front grille resembling that of the Honda E , the Ora R1 is built by Great Wall Motors and aimed at young, urban drivers.
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Chinese copy cars: a history in pictures Autocar
The growing number of Chinese automotive design studios who provide support to OEMs Original Equipment Manufacturers underlines this necessity. For instance, it is quite common that Chinese parents live with their grandparents, which may require another design of the car. At first, Daxue Consulting performed an extensive desk research which enabled the team to create an understanding of the Chinese automotive design studios. It encompassed localization and development of the studios, as well as detecting upcoming trends on the market as well as the insights into future Chinese car design.
Chinese automotive design studios: From Made in China to Designed in China
His machine stopped if there was a flaw to prevent it from continuing to weave and this automatic stop and alert principle on the equipment is still used in the Toyota production system today. In Sakichi used the profits from selling some of the rights to his loom so that his son Kiichiro could establish an automobile department in the company. Within three years their first car the Toyoda Model A passenger car.