Shanghai Motor Show 2013

Highlights from the recent Shanghai Motor Show, as picked by Auto Express, a UK based motoring magazine. SUV seems to be the new craze.

Shanghai Light time lapse

Shanghai Light time lapse video, made by Stefan Werc. Interesting stuff…

I’ve previously posted another time lapse video of his – Tokyo Get Up & Go – in 2010.

Auto Shanghai 2011 show models

Photos of the show girls at Auto Shanghai exhibition in April 2011. Most of the ladies are Chinese models, with a few Koreans and foreigners in the mix.

Auto Shanghai 2011 show models

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Capsule hotel opens in Shanghai

The first capsule hotel in Shanghai (probably the first in China too) has opened earlier this month, nearby the Shanghai Railway Station.

Shanghai Xitai capsule hotel

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Old Chinese banknote auctioned for $345,000

China banknote auctioned for millionsAn old Chinese banknote was sold for ¥2.35million (~$345,000 USD) at an action in Shanghai on Dec 20.

Nicknamed the “horse ranching pic” for its background image, the banknote was the first batch of Renminbi issued by the People’s Bank of China in 1951.

The banknote had a face value of 10000 when issued, but the currency was revalued shortly after and 10000 became ¥1 instead. Image via Artron [Cn], click pic for bigger size.