The Nushen JB6500 Is A Chinese Chevrolet Lumina APV Copy With A Chrysler Engine

Nusheng JB6500

This is not a Chevrolet Lumina. This is a Nushen JB6500. And it has a Chrysler engine under the bonnet.

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The Buick Lacrosse Hybrid Taxi, a short lived Expo dream

This is a 2010 Buick Lacrosse Hybrid. Back in 2010 Shanghai hosted the World Expo and in an effort to improve its taxi fleet a lot of money was spent by the taxi companies to buy new cars. They initially bought 3,650 Volkswagen Tourans and 350 Buick Lacrosse Hybrids to be put into service. I remember clearly reading articles about all sorts of New Energy Vehicles being brought into service before expo, including Super Capacitor buses! The Lacrosse Hybrids were part of this push for a “green” expo. Actually they should have said blue because they shut down a lot of factories in and around Shanghai during the Expo and we had endless amounts of lovely blue sky. Those were the days…

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The Jilin Jiangbei Meilu JJ7090 Was A China-made Opel Corsa B

Jiangbei Meilu JJ7090

A beautiful blue Jilin Jiangbei Meilu JJ7090 Opel Corsa B, Spotted in China in the far east of Beijing. The vehicle was in a remarkable good condition for its age. I met the owner and he said it was still running. He also told me there is at least one more Meilu JJ7090 in the capital, owned by a friend of him.

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