Beijing Motor Show 2012 (4): 16 international OEMs exhibit

Toyota, Nissan, Honda, GM, Ford, VW, Fiat, PSA, Daimler, BMW, Volvo and Hyundai



 This is the fourth report on the Beijing Motor Show 2012 (2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition: Auto China 2012), held from April 25 to May 2, 2012 (press days are April 23 and 24). In this report, we summarize the exhibition of 39 new models (including 14 new energy vehicles) by 16 Japanese, US, European, Korean, and Taiwanese OEMs (including their joint venture brands in China).

 Concerning four Japanese OEMs, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, and Mitsubishi, we report 13 new models including five new models of new energy vehicles including three concept cars - Toyota's HV "Yundong Shuangqing", Nissan's EV under its local brand, "Venucia e-Concept" and Honda's HV "Concept S" and five global strategic gasoline vehicles including Toyota's "Dear 2box" and "Dear 3box", Nissan's "New Sylphy", and Honda's "Concept C".

 With respect to US OEMs, we report three new models including GM's range extender EV "Cadillac ELR", and two new gasoline vehicles, "Ecosport" and "Kuga", which Ford will begin producing at the Chongqing plant by January 2013.

 Concerning seven European OEMs - VW, Renault, Fiat, PSA, Daimler, BMW, and Volvo, we report 16 models - five new energy vehicles including "Audi A6L e-tron", which is a PHV concept car of the latest "New Audi A6L" and a first model (EV concept car) under the "Denza" brand, which is a joint venture brand between Daimler and BYD, and 11 new gasoline vehicles including the New Fiat's first production model in China, "Fiat Viaggio", and "BMW 328Li" which is a long-wheel-base model in BMW 3 series.

 We also report five models of two Korean OEMs - Hyundai Motor/SsangYong Motor: and two models of Taiwan-based Yulon.

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Beijing Motor Show 2012:
   Eight Emerging Chinese OEMs (May 2012), SAIC, Dongfeng Motor and China FAW (Jun. 2012)
   Changan Automobile, BAIC, GAC, and Fujian Motor (Jun. 2012)

Shanghai Motor Show 2011:
   Eight Chinese major emerging OEMs (Jun. 2011), Six major state-owned OEMs in China (Jun. 2011)

Models of 16 Japanese, US, European, Korean, and Taiwanese OEMs

OEM Models with new technology and
new energy vehicles
New commercially-available models
Japan Toyota * Toyota: Yundong Shuangqing (HV) * Toyota: Dear 2box, Dear 3box
* Lexus ES250
Nissan * Nissan e-NV200 concept (EV)
* Venucia e-Concept (EV)
* Infiniti Emerg-e (REEV)
* Nissan New Sylphy
* Venucia D50
Honda * Honda Concept S (HV) * Honda Concept C
* CIIMO sedan
Mitsubishi  No new model exhibited * 3rd generation Outlander
US GM * Cadillac ELR (REEV)  No new model exhibited
Ford  No new model exhibited * Ecosport, Kuga
Europe VW * VW E-Lavida (EV)
* Audi A6L e-tron concept (PHV)
* VW: New Lavida, New Sagitar
* Audi RS Q3 concept
* SEAT:New Ibiza Cupra
Renault  No new model exhibited * New Talisman
Fiat  No new model exhibited * Viaggio
PSA * Citroen Numero 9 (PHV) * Peugeot: Urban Crossover concept
Daimler * Denza EV * M-Benz: Concept Style Coupe, GLK-Class 300 4MATIC
BMW * i8 Spyder concept (PHV) * 328Li (new model)
Volvo  No new model exhibited * S60
Korea Hyundai * Hyundai i.oniq (REEV)
* Shouwang BHCD-1(EV)
* Hyundai: New Elantra 3box, New SantaFe (ix45)
Ssangyong  No new model exhibited * XIV-2 concept
Taiwan Yulon * Luxgen Neora EV * Luxgen Master CEO
Note: * New commercially-available models include concept cars that are close to commercially-available vehicles.
* The following abbreviations are used in this report.
"EV": "Battery Electric Vehicle"
"HV": "Hybrid Electric Vehicle"
"PHV": "Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle"
"REEV": "Range-Extended Electric Vehicle"
"ISG": "Integrated Starter Generator"
"TGDI": "Turbo charging with Inter-cooling and Gasoline Direct Injection"
"TCI": "Turbo Charging with Inter-cooling"
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