Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot: Guangzhou Yunbao

Today in Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot (CCBTTF):Guangzhou Yunbao. Guangzhou Yunbao was a car manufacturer based in then Huadu city, now a part of Guangzhou, lying in the northern part of the city., Guangdong Province. They made several cars, all of them connected to Nissan in some way, for most of the 1990’s.

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Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot: Fuzhou Automobile Works and Forta

Today in Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot (CCBTTF): Fuzhou Automobile Works and Forta. Fuzhou Automobile Works (also known as FAW, unrelated to the First Auto Works) was formed out of the existing Fuzhou Car Repair Shop in 1956. In 1958 FAW started to produce copies of Dodge Trucks and Mazda three-wheeled vehicles. In the same year FAW produced just 8 trucks and 1 motorcycle (believed to be units not different model types, so 9 vehicles in total). FAW was also renamed as the State Owned Fuzhou Automotive Repair Shop.

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Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot: Binzhou Pride

Binzhou Pride

Today in Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot: (CCBTTF): Binzhou Pride Automobile, a company based in the great city of Binzhou in Shandong Province. They only lived 2006 until 2008 but they made quite an impact, thanks to a surprisingly crazy and creative design.

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Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot: Hunan Provincial Automobile Factory – Xiangjiang

Xiangjiang
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Today in Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot (CCBTTF): Xiangjiang, a small but very special brand that made a series of station wagons and pickup trucks in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s.

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Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot: Shijiazhuang Automobile Works – Zhengtian

Shijiazhuang Automobile Works
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Today in Chinese Car Brands That Time Forgot (CCBTTF): Zhengtian, a fascinating brand that made a series of station wagons and pickup trucks in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s.

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