An odd situation has recorded in the city of Chongqing, China as the Lanwind X7 ($19,600) produced by the China-based Jiangling Motor company met its twin - the Range Rover Evoque ($68,000), in an accidental way. According to the latest car news, the two cars crashed into each other and both were in red.
The two cars crashed into each other and both were in red
Fortunately, the accident caused just slight damages for the two cars and nobody got hurt. And police made the final decision that the Landwind X7’s driver was at fault, and the driver will have to pay the costs.
The accident didn’t cause any serious problem for both the cars and the drivers
Well, at least, the Range Rover was the winner this time.
The Range Rover was the winner this time
At the court
Back in the past, the Landwind X7 was infamous in the news after Jaguar Land Rover filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Chinese automaker. However, the Chinese court rejected both the patents of the two companies (Jiangling and JLR).
Well, it seems that Chinese law and Chinese enterprises are allies where there is under-the-table money.
The Landwind X7 was infamous in the news after Jaguar Land Rover filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Chinese automaker
About the car makers
Landwind is a Chinese automotive manufacturer owned by Changan Auto and Jiangling Motors. Coincidentally, both joint ventures are Ford’s partner, with Changan-Ford and Jiangling-Ford respectively.
Ford was the owner of Land Rover until 2008 when the carmaker sold it to India's TATA Group.
Let us know what you think about this accident and also your opinion on if the Landwind X7 is a true copycat.
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