Is this just China copying the west, or is there truly no unique styling left in the world?
It's hard to be unique in a world full of rules and fundamental engineering.
The same has long been true for road bicycles where certain size and geometry parameters are dictated by the UCI for racing so all the makers have left is the fundamentals of bicycle design, engineering and construction...so all road racing bicycles look much the same.
@pip-bip Yeah, I don't mind. Three days of lockdown vs. the chance of getting COVID is no contest. I can still go get groceries or a takeaway coffee, I just have to wear a mask. No big deal. I actually kind of enjoyed the last lockdown, because everything was so quiet. There also doesn't seem to have been panic buying this time around, at least not in my neighbourhood.
@pip-bip Car design is hard, that's why they have schools for it and professionals who specialize in it. Someone should let these Tongji folks know that we understand, and don't blame them for what happened.