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The Old Hongqis Abroad (thanks to @erik (laofan) cmvdc for his extensive reaserch!!)

16 cars:
  • USA: 5
  • Japan: 2
  • France, Germany, Switzerland, San Marino, Rumania, Hong Kong, and South Korea: 1
Starting with USA

New York: 1966 Hongqi CA72. Bought from the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade in 1988.
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Blackhawk Auto Museum (California): 1967 Hongqi CA770. Acquired from the Sanhe Classic Car Restoration Company in Chengdu in 2008. I saw this car in December 2021.
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Auto Collections (Las Vegas, Nevada): 1974 Hongqi CA770. Own it since 2013.
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Wandering United States: 1978 Hongqi CA770. It's owned by an entrepreneur from Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province. He lent the car to Jay Leno, and was featured in April 2016. The car is bearing its original Chinese license, ‘Hebei A- E7088’.
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Petersen Museum (California): 1979 Hongqi CA770. The car was shipped from China by the director of a Chinese Trade Mission to Oakland in 1989. It was then donated to Towe Museum (also in California) and then sold to Petersen Museum.
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Onto Japan

Motor Car Museum of Japan (Komatsu): 1967 Hongqi CA770.
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Toyota Museum (Aichi): 1968 Hongqi CA770. It was bought in 1970.
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Other countries

Rumania: 1966 Hongqi CA72. This car is in private hands in Constanta, Rumania. The (unconfirmed) story is that the car was a gift from Chairman Mao to the Rumanian leader Ceausescu.
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Hong Kong: 1974 Hongqi CA770. It entered Hong Kong in 2007 completely restored and converted to right hand steering. Originally only one Hongqi was made with right hand steering, by the Shenzhen sub-factory of FAW in 1987, the car named CA770C.
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Switzerland: 1974 Hongqi CA773.
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Musée Nationale de l’Automobile (Mulhouse): 1976 Hongqi CA770. Gifted in 2014 because of 50 years diplomatic relations with France.
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AHA Automotive Technologies Corporation (Canada): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The manufacturer of limousines got this car and fitted it with a Chevrolet 5.7-litre V8. AHA went bankrupt in 1989, and it's unsure what happened to the car.
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Many places in Wolfsburg: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Started as a gift to the Volkswagen chairman in Wolfsburg. It had a short period of exhibition in the Volkswagen Museum in Wolfsburg, then the car disappeared. According VW it was damaged by buglers in 2004. The car is now owned by Autostadt, also in Wolfsburg.
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Samsung Transportation Museum (South Korea): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770 Long Wheelbase. It's a 8-meter long limo aquired in 1994. Before, the car was seen in the streets of Changchun.
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San Marino: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The captain regent of San Marino made many exchange travels to China. He is president of the San Marino-China Friendship Association. In 2009 he was gifted a CA770, licensed in Beijing as ‘Jing A-12345’.
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Oldtimer club (Albania): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Only knowledge of this car is November 2019.
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Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, USA Camp Kitty Hawk: [unknown year and model]. Taken in 1973.
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There is most likely more out there. Again, this was made possible by Erik!

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Musée Nationale de l’Automobile (Mulhouse): 1976 Hongqi CA770. Gifted in 2014 because of 50 years diplomatic relations with France.
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AHA Automotive Technologies Corporation (Canada): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The manufacturer of limousines got this car and fitted it with a Chevrolet 5.7-litre V8. AHA went bankrupt in 1989, and it's unsure what happened to the car.
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Many places in Wolfsburg: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Started as a gift to the Volkswagen chairman in Wolfsburg. It had a short period of exhibition in the Volkswagen Museum in Wolfsburg, then the car disappeared. According VW it was damaged by buglers in 2004. The car is now owned by Autostadt, also in Wolfsburg.
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Samsung Transportation Museum (South Korea): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770 Long Wheelbase. It's a 8-meter long limo aquired in 1994. Before, the car was seen in the streets of Changchun.
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San Marino: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The captain regent of San Marino made many exchange travels to China. He is president of the San Marino-China Friendship Association. In 2009 he was gifted a CA770, licensed in Beijing as ‘Jing A-12345’.
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Oldtimer club (Albania): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Only knowledge of this car is November 2019.
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Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, USA Camp Kitty Hawk: [unknown year and model]. Taken in 1973.
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There is most likely more out there.

The Hongqis abroad. | ChinaCarHistory
Musée Nationale de l’Automobile (Mulhouse): 1976 Hongqi CA770. Gifted in 2014 because of 50 years diplomatic relations with France.
View attachment 59107

AHA Automotive Technologies Corporation (Canada): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The manufacturer of limousines got this car and fitted it with a Chevrolet 5.7-litre V8. AHA went bankrupt in 1989, and it's unsure what happened to the car.
View attachment 59108

Many places in Wolfsburg: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Started as a gift to the Volkswagen chairman in Wolfsburg. It had a short period of exhibition in the Volkswagen Museum in Wolfsburg, then the car disappeared. According VW it was damaged by buglers in 2004. The car is now owned by Autostadt, also in Wolfsburg.
View attachment 59109
Samsung Transportation Museum (South Korea): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770 Long Wheelbase. It's a 8-meter long limo aquired in 1994. Before, the car was seen in the streets of Changchun.
View attachment 59110

San Marino: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The captain regent of San Marino made many exchange travels to China. He is president of the San Marino-China Friendship Association. In 2009 he was gifted a CA770, licensed in Beijing as ‘Jing A-12345’.
View attachment 59111

Oldtimer club (Albania): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Only knowledge of this car is November 2019.
View attachment 59112

Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, USA Camp Kitty Hawk: [unknown year and model]. Taken in 1973.
View attachment 59113
There is most likely more out there.

The Hongqis abroad. | ChinaCarHistory
Musée Nationale de l’Automobile (Mulhouse): 1976 Hongqi CA770. Gifted in 2014 because of 50 years diplomatic relations with France.
View attachment 59107

AHA Automotive Technologies Corporation (Canada): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The manufacturer of limousines got this car and fitted it with a Chevrolet 5.7-litre V8. AHA went bankrupt in 1989, and it's unsure what happened to the car.
View attachment 59108

Many places in Wolfsburg: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Started as a gift to the Volkswagen chairman in Wolfsburg. It had a short period of exhibition in the Volkswagen Museum in Wolfsburg, then the car disappeared. According VW it was damaged by buglers in 2004. The car is now owned by Autostadt, also in Wolfsburg.
View attachment 59109
Samsung Transportation Museum (South Korea): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770 Long Wheelbase. It's a 8-meter long limo aquired in 1994. Before, the car was seen in the streets of Changchun.
View attachment 59110

San Marino: [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. The captain regent of San Marino made many exchange travels to China. He is president of the San Marino-China Friendship Association. In 2009 he was gifted a CA770, licensed in Beijing as ‘Jing A-12345’.
View attachment 59111

Oldtimer club (Albania): [unknown year] Hongqi CA770. Only knowledge of this car is November 2019.
View attachment 59112

Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, USA Camp Kitty Hawk: [unknown year and model]. Taken in 1973.
View attachment 59113
There is most likely more out there.

The Hongqis abroad. | ChinaCarHistory
LSEV, well, yes, there is a link at the end to my article on China Car History, but a more open start at the beginning of your article with a big thanks to all my -over the years- research will be more appreciated!
 

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The latest updates of Chinese cars in overseas markets...

SAIC and MG brand

In overseas markets, SAIC sold 697,000 units. 1 out of every 3 Chinese cars sold overseas are made by SAIC.
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At present, SAIC has 3 R&D offices: Silicon Valley, London, and Tel Aviv, and has production bases in Thailand, Indonesia, India, and Pakistan.

MG is the best selling brand of SAIC overseas. MG has entered 66 countries. MG EZS and MG One are among the best selling models.

Chery and the Tiggo family

Chery exported nearly 270,000 vehicles overseas in 2021. Chery is one of the earliest brands to go overseas, starting as early as 2001, with 10 Fengyun sedans to Syria.
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Chery has now entered about 80 countries. The Tiggo 8 PRO (Tiggo 8 PLUS domesticly) and the Tiggo 7 PRO (Tiggo 7 PLUS domesticly) are among the best selling models.

Great Wall and Haval

Great Wall sold 140,000 units overseas in 2021. In June 2021, Great Wall Rayong plant in Thailand was put into production. In January 2022, Great Wall aquired a plant in Brazil that will go into production in 2023.
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The Haval H6, H6 HEV, Jolion, Jolion HEV, and Dargo (Big Dog domesticly) are among the best selling models, as well as some Ora Cat models.

Geely

Geely's overseas sales reached 115,000 in 2021. Geely aquired Volvo in 2010, and is the largest shareholder of the Malaysian brand Proton.
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Using Proton, the models Proton X70 (Geely Boyue) and X50 (Geely Binyue) we're launched in Malaysia. Lynk & Co 01 is also a well selling car in Europe markets.

https://news.m.yiche.com/duochedaogou/20220501/1915048098.html
 

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Fine and dandy -- except the article says that the MG One is a heavyweight in the domestic market (I don't think the One has been introduced overseas yet). Also, Geely is not the largest shareholder of Proton -- that title goes to DRB-HICOM.
 

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La Jolla Golf Carts in San Diego area is selling various Chinese low speed vehicles and golf carts.

First, a catering car:
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Appears to be a picture from Marshell Golf Carts, a Chinese golf cart maker. Model is DN-8FS.

Next, a shuttle bus:
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Pictures taken in San Diego. This vehicle seems to be made by Xiamen Dalle New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd., and the model is DEL6141K.

Next, LSEV:
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This model is called the Evolution Revolution, by Evolution golf carts. Appears to be a rebadged Dayang Chok.

Cargo flatbed, obviously from China since Chinese writing is on front:
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These both also appears to be made by Marshell.
 

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EVOLUTE electric cars, Russia:

Dongfeng and Sokon electric vehicles to be assembled under the EVOLUTE brand by Motorinvest of Lipetsk, now under new management but still connected to the Reznikovs. Motorinvest used to assemble Changan crossovers till a few years ago and its history goes back to Irito (Hover).

EVOLUTE recently displayed three vehicles, i-PRO, i-VAN, and i-JOY, based on the Aeolus E70, Fengxing Lingzhi M5 EV, and DFSK Fengon E3 (Seres 3) respectively. Two more models are planned, i-JET (possibly Seres SF5) and Free (Voyah Free).
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There are many companies around the world that make copies or rebadges of Chinese LSEVs, mainly Jonway Urbee or Dayang Chok.

Speedways Electric from India is making the Emigo 2 and 2ex
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Atomic Electric Vehicles from Florida is selling the Coupe, Ion and Ion XL, and the Truck
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Fumero Green Motors from Costa Rica is selling the E-Tricycle (by NENGZHONG), as well as multiple Dayang products.
 
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