Land Rover ‘Nervous’ About Revealing New Concepts Thanks To Chinese Copycats

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We haven’t really seen many concepts from Land Rover over the past few years and the reason isn’t that surprising — Chinese Copycats.

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Some Chinese automobile manufacturers are renowned for notoriously copying designs of global brands such as Range Rover, Volkswagen and even exotics like Lamborghini. What’s even worse is the fact that these products are proudly showcased at China’s international automobile show, the Shanghai Motor Show. To shed some light, let us walk you through the list of some of the victims of Chinese Copycats:

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In fact, Jiangling Motors, the Company that was heavily criticised for blatantly copying the Range Rover Evoque, was sued by the British marque.

The car-maker invests massive amount of funds to design and develop new products which are later blatantly copied by the Chinese companies which is why Gerry McGovern, Design Director for Land Rover stated that the British brand is “nervous” about creating concept cars. The investment to design and develop new products ranges anywhere between £500 million and £1 billion.

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What do you have to say about the malpractices followed by Chinese brands? Let us know your views through the comments section below.

via Autocar UK

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  • Satish Bakde says:

    There is no ther than make out legal way. Not just legal but it has to be addressed at foreign ministry level from many countries to Chinese foreign ministry. China was never knownnfor ethics (in any form). This lack of ethics hurts innovation and progress. Unless international community takes a strong objection over it, there is nonway out and Chinese will always be advantage while others will lose. We as consumer will be deprived of better products.

  • Vin says:

    Chinese automobile industries. they do not have their own ingenuity they just copy all the off shore models .. They even copied Suzuki A-star models also ha ha how funny is it ..