Chery QQ – Replica of Chevrolet Daewoo Matiz
Likely the most copied of all, Chinese company Chery’s QQ is a huge rip-off of the Daewoo Matiz.
Zhejiang Jonway UFO – Replica of Toyota RAV4
Jonway UFO, a China-built SUV is copied from the second-generation RAV4, and was on sale in Europe. Though this second-generation RAV4’s design was registered and protected in China, Toyota did not take any legal action nor stop the sales of the UFO after Jonway began selling the clone in China in June 2006. The imported RAV4 was selling in China for more than 300,000 yuan (about €28,250) while the UFO sells at about 90,000 yuan (€8,480).
Huanghai NCV – Replica of Lexus RX
The 2007 Huanghai Auto NCV is copied from the 2006 Lexus RX 330.
Dongfeng EQ2050 – Replica of Hummer H1
Nickname ‘Hanma’ the Dongfeng EQ2050 is China’s take on the AM General Hummer. This vehicle is widely use by police, paramilitary police and the military in China.
Zonda A9 – Replica of Neoplan Starliner
In 2006, German bus and coach manufactuer Neoplan Bus GmbH took legal action after Zonda Industrial Group Co. copied Neoplan’s “Starliner” to make its “A9” model.