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In Pictures: New and exciting cars at the Beijing auto show

Auto China 2014 runs until April 29

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Chevrolet Trax urban SUV during its China launch ahead of Auto China 2014 in Beijing, China, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Brand ambassador Taiwanese actor Kai Ko, left and Amber Kuo step into a Chevrolet Trax urban SUV during the China launch of the car.

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The Nissan Lannia concept made its world debut at Auto China 2014. It is a collaboration between Nissan Design China in Beijing and the Nissan Global Design Center.

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Audi R8 Spyder at Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014. Volkswagen's flagship luxury division Audi said it plans to sell half a million cars this year in China, the world's biggest auto market, and raise the number of its Chinese dealers to 500 by 2017.

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Visitors crowd in front of Mercedes-Benz's exhibition booth on the first day of Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014.

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Visitors crowd the Mercedes-Benz's exhibition booth on the first day of Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014.

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Visitors look at an Audi S8 car at Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014.

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A BMW Vision Future Luxury concept car has its world premiere at Auto China 2014 in Beijing. BMW claims it is getting closer to deciding whether it will build a new factory.

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A Chevrolet Camaro displayed with the character the car transforms into in the movie Transformers during an event held ahead of Auto China 2014 in Beijing.

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Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe (NMC) concept car at Auto China 2014 in Beijing, April 20, 2014. Volkswagen has agreed the basic concept and design of a budget car for emerging markets, a VW manager told Reuters, nearing the project's completion after a long struggle to meet cost targets for the vehicle.

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A Volkswagen XL1 hybrid car is displayed at Auto China 2014 in Beijing, April 20, 2014. Volkswagen will keep expanding Chinese operations and start selling battery-powered cars in the biggest auto market as the country rewards electric-vehicle buyers to tackle air pollution.

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A child poses for photos near a Volvo S60L at the China Auto in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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A model poses near Chinese car maker Dong Feng Motors latest car displayed at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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The Ford Escort sedan is unveiled during press day at the China Auto show in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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A Geely GX7 at Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014. Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd , whose parent company owns Swedish car maker Volvo, announced on Friday a plan to phase out its three brands and consolidate them under the Geely name as part of a restructuring effort to shore up sales and cut costs.

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An Infiniti Q30 concept car is displayed at Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014.

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A sports car from Austrian company KYM is displayed at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Lincoln MKX car at Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014. Ford Motor Co's premium brand Lincoln may be late to China's luxury boom, but its top executives say the upscale car market still has plenty of steam left for growth to make its debut later this year worthwhile.

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Mercedes Benz C-Class Long Wheelbase at Auto China 2014 in Beijing April 20, 2014.

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Toyota Camatte at Auto China 2014 in Beijing, April 20, 2014. Toyota aims to double auto sales in China to around 2 million vehicles a year in the future, a senior executive said on Sunday, as the top global car maker plays catch up to rivals, such as Volkswagen, in the world's largest auto market.

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Toyota Corolla: Toyota Motor Corp plans to make and sell hybrid versions of its Corolla sedans in China next year, fitting them with locally-made components, in its first bid to entirely manufacture gas-electric hybrids outside Japan.

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