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Shanghai Auto Show
Sister publication Automotive News Europe provides complete coverage, including photo galleries, of many international auto shows. That includes the annual Geneva show, and the biennial shows in Shanghai, Beijing, Frankfurt (now Munich) and Paris.
HAAH Motors Holdings has shifted its business plan back to importing fully assembled cars from China. A year ago, the California startup said that it would build the vehicles at a U.S. plant, but now has put those plans on hold.
The government and social media blowback stemmed from an embarrassing incident Tesla faced on Monday at the Shanghai Auto Show. An angry protester climbed on top of one of its display vehicles shouting that her car’s brakes had lost control.
With the bZ4X Concept, Toyota, a latecomer to EVs, envisions a lineup of 15 such models, including seven with the new bZ badging. Future electrified vehicles will include a pickup in hybrid and EV variants.