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Old 7th November 2005, 13:20   #16
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The jeep cherokee and grand cherokee were being made in China, by beijing jeep corporation, under a collaboration with crysler.
Some of the photos show a glimpse of them with localised modifications. like our local modifying specailists, am sure china has a lot of people copying and creating their own versions.
remember how our very own contessa was remodeled with mercedes/toyota grills/lights and all by national garage!!!
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Default Chinese Copy BMW's and Audi's Designs

A chinese company is accused of copying the BMW X5
Chinese company copies the bmw X5,Maybe we can get this cheaper maal to India .
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Old 21st April 2009, 11:35   #18
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Thumbs up Fake Chinese hummers?

Talking about chinese Suv's here comes the mother of all suv's ( okay, maybe not) but heck look what they ripped off!
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Chinese SUV's-dongfeng_brave_soldier_tv.jpg

The goddamned hummer!!

Is there something that the giant chinese photocopy machines cant fake?
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what makes you say these are "fake chinese hummers" ??

cant they be GM - HUMMERS made in China ?
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Old 21st April 2009, 14:43   #20
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Everyone copies stuff at the beginning because its easier than reinventing the wheel, so to speak. They called the Japs copycats long ago, the Koreans got the same jibes not so long ago...I think the Chinese will kill all the others in the long run, despite these hotch-potch attempts right now.
The Japanese are obsessed with quality while the Chinese don't care about the quality. I have heard that when Yamaha ventured into motorcyles (originally Yamaha was a music instrument company - that is why they still use tuning forks for their logo), they sold some numbers in UK. After a few years, the parent company in Japan wondered why not many Yamaha motorcycles are sold in UK. They were told by their dealers that people who bought them had problems in the engine and so scrapped them as getting spares were difficult. The Yamaha company sent teams of engineers to UK who hunted down every single customer who bought their motorcycle and repaired them free of cost. The English customers were taken aback at this kind of service. The Japanese never turned back after that.

Try and buy a simple drill bit set in any hardware shop. You will find Chinese made bits the cheapest. But no one will buy them as they are next to useless. Indian made drill bits are expensive but last longer. Leave alone European made bits or American made bits.

I don't think Chinese will ever produce anything of high quality on their own. They may be the World's Factory as of now - but they mass produce things designed elsewhere.
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what makes you say these are "fake chinese hummers" ??

cant they be GM - HUMMERS made in China ?
I should have quoted these earlier

Jalopnik - 2.) Dongfeng Crazy Soldier - Dongfeng Crazy Soldier

Dongfeng Crazy Soldier |DongFeng ChengLi Special Automobile

And before you say its licenced, its not! if it was, it would be an exact copy not a close one!

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Talking about chinese Suv's here comes the mother of all suv's ( okay, maybe not) but heck look what they ripped off!
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The goddamned hummer!!

Is there something that the giant chinese photocopy machines cant fake?
The HUMMER!! did they copy that too?..now that hummer brand is dead, they don't have much to worry bout .For all that we know, they may supply to the US army in due course of time.!!
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For all that we know, they may supply to the US army in due course of time.!!
The US army is doing away with the hummers it already has. The legendary side protection against bombs and bullets called "thin air" provided by the hummer has already killed scores of US marines.

Oh and these fake hummers are also being supplied to the chinese army, in case we have a war with them now we know where to hit!
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The chinese hummvee also has a CTIS on wheels. Hope they work.

One thing thing they proved is that anything can be drafted, moulded and copied. and that too in a fraction of the cost.

Its a lesson to overpriced cars here in india too, which always cry about building and localizing costs .

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The goddamned hummer!!

Is there something that the giant chinese photocopy machines cant fake?
they can even photocopy the photocopier.

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what makes you say these are "fake chinese hummers" ??

cant they be GM - HUMMERS made in China ?
Exactly, these look just like the Hummer. CAnt it be a hummer?
Will they be selling this in India?
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Nice. I wish we could buy these Chinese copies here. Would be nice to see how the other manufacturers react. The Chinese have also a Pulsar copy called the "Gulsar". At little OT here but the US flag which flies on the White House is also "Made in China".
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Chinese making SUVs to me a ridiculous thing.They operate everything in micro and nano level.I dont think chinese can handle this.
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Chinese making SUVs to me a ridiculous thing.They operate everything in micro and nano level.I dont think chinese can handle this.
Haha you really don't have any idea what the Chinese are do you? Never under-estimate these people. I have seen in the recent years how their economy and country has risen, it's unbelievable. Before their copying was all bad quality, but now... they can even bloody copy the Rolls Royce. It's obviously not the same thing, but understand what I'm saying.
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The white Hummer look-alike looks like a good copy.I mean the wheels,tyres and the general body structure look properly finished(by Chinese standards!!).Only the front grille and headlamps are changed.Is it really a copy? Or could it be a Hummer made in JV with some local Chinese car manufacturer?

Edit-I was wrong.This one's a DongFeng Hummer clone.Here take a peek!
Jalopnik - Chinese Hummer Satellite Truck: State Media's Beaming Face - Dongfeng Brave Soldier

And here's their military Hummer clone!!
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China also got copies of fiat panda, bmw 7 series, rolls royce phantom, smart fortwo, matiz/spark, old gen class........
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