Business / Auto China

Baidu and BMW jointly test self-driven car in Beijing

[2015-12-15 16:33]

China's search engine Baidu Inc said it tested the autonomous driving technology in a BMW 3 GT through urban traffic, fifth ring road and highway in Beijing on Dec 10.

Geely bets on high-tech, new-energy cars

[2015-12-15 13:47]

Chinese auto maker Geely is best known for its low-priced cars, but the company hopes to reinvent itself as an innovator through new-energy and Internet-equipped vehicles.

Compact, 'green' and neighborhood-friendly

[2015-12-15 10:52]

A new range of lightweight electric vehicles catches the fancy of senior citizens and food delivery brigade alike.

Environmental group sues VW for emission cheating

[2015-12-15 07:43]

In the lawsuit, the group asks the court to order the automaker to apologize for the cheating and to compensate for the environmental pollution.

Discerning drivers know time's right for a smart choice

[2015-12-14 13:16]

Held on Saturday in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, "smart times 2015" was the culmination of a fruitful year in China for the smart brand, which once again showcased its creativity for pioneering urban lifestyles.

Independents look to tap potential of after-sales market

[2015-12-14 13:16]

As car ownership has rocketed in the world's largest vehicle market in recent years, so too has the market for after-sale services.

FAW Group helps subsidiary avoid delisting on exchange

[2015-12-14 13:15]

China's FAW Group is helping its listed subsidiary FAW Xiali out of a delisting risk as it seeks to avoid hurting investors' confidence in the State-owned carmaker's future.

Jaguar Land Rover, joint venture appoint new marketing executive

[2015-12-11 17:14]

Jaguar Land Rover and its Chinese joint venture Chery Jaguar Land Rover have announced the appointment of Bernd Pichler as executive vice-president of Integrated Marketing, Sales&Service.

Didi Kuaidi plans car sales to diversify its business

[2015-12-08 09:59]

Didi Kuaidi is planning to sell cars through its platform, as the ride-hailing major seeks to diversify its business mix to more segments and sectors.

Punishment possible on second-hand vehicle sellers

[2015-12-07 10:24]

Authorities may apply punitive measures next year on vehicle sellers when their products are found to be substandard, which is expected to help the world's largest vehicle market's lagging used car trade.

As lottery luck wanes, NEV market prospects brighten

[2015-12-07 10:08]

This year, eight local automakers, including SAIC, Dongfeng, Changan and Geely, announced they are advancing their research and development of NEV models in the near future.

China to become world's No 1 electric car market

[2015-12-07 07:28]

Electric car sales in China are expected to reach 220,000 to 250,000 this year, surpassing the US to rank first worldwide, according to data.

Chinese automaker Geely wades into ride-hailing services

[2015-12-03 07:53]

China's automaker Geely has plans for its own app to join the scramble for China's ride-on-demand services.

Audi positive on China with NEV strategy

[2015-12-02 09:55]

Audi will deliver more PHEVs to the market, and then the battery technique gives the real advantage to the customer, that is the distance customers can drive in a battery electric vehicle.

Audi sparing no efforts to meet the demands of Chinese buyers

[2015-11-26 09:42]

German premium automaker Audi is to localize its popular A6L e-tron sedan in China and is repositioning the brand to meet the requirements of younger Chinese.

Guiyang car plant signals Geely's push into alternative energy vehicles

[2015-11-26 07:50]

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co began construction of its new-energy car manufacturing base in Guiyang, the capital city of Guizhou province, on Tuesday.

China auto sales to resume in 2016: Fitch

[2015-11-25 10:14]

Sales growth in China's auto market will resume in 2016 after having stagnated since 2015, while automakers' margins will narrow due to fiercer competition.

Tesla connects South, North China with charging stations

[2015-11-25 07:40]

Tesla on Tuesday announced that it has connected southern and northern China with charging stations, making it possible to drive its electric car across the country.

Porsche sets key tasks to brace for bumper year in 2016

[2015-11-24 13:46]

German luxury auto brand Porsche is bracing itself with a trio of tasks for 2016 now that it is sure to have a bumper harvest in China this year.

BMW concept sedan appeals to young generation

[2015-11-24 13:45]

A new concept compact sedan by premium carmaker BMW made its world premiere at the Guangzhou auto show on Friday.