Business / Auto China

Car-hailing apps gain in popularity

[2015-05-25 10:46]

The apps are challenging the traditional business and are drawing resistance from cab companies and drivers across the country.

New Volkswagen plant opens in central China

[2015-05-25 10:09]

German automaker Volkswagen's new plant in the central province of Hunan began operation on Sunday with a Lavida sedan rolling off the production line.

Car sharing app launches in Beijing

[2015-05-20 20:40]

Person to person, or P2P, car sharing mobile application provider's service hit the Beijing market on May 18.

Price cutting threatens automakers' rich margins in China

[2015-05-20 08:20]

International automakers are slashing prices for vehicles they sell in China amid a slowdown in demand that threatens the industry's profit margins.

Toyota, Mazda partnership may not impact China production

[2015-05-18 11:29]

Toyota and Mazda last week announced a long-term partnership to synergize advantages in environmental and safety technologies.

Car price cuts heat up amid market slowdown

[2015-05-18 11:19]

Major automakers started slashing prices on a slew of models in mid-April to shift larger volumes of cars, after sluggish sales in the first four months in the cooling Chinese market.

Automakers cut prices to reduce stock

[2015-05-17 17:39]

Major automakers started slashing prices on a slew of models in mid-April to shift larger volumes of cars, after sluggish sales in the first four months in the cooling Chinese market.

Skoda cuts import car distributor in China

[2015-05-15 17:41]

Skoda recently withdrew its import-car channel under Volkswagen Group. Shanghai Volkswagen, the joint venture between SAIC Motor and Volkswagen Group, is now solely responsible for Skoda's import car business.

BAIC to expand new-energy business

[2015-05-15 17:08]

BAIC Motor Corp plans to expand its new-energy business from its subordinated enterprise BAIC BJEV to the majority of its self-owned brands.

Sinotruk retains positive sales momentum in overseas market

[2015-05-11 13:55]

Despite shrinking domestic and overseas demand, China's major commercial vehicle manufacturer, Sinotruk, still reported a positive performance in the first quarter of 2015.

New-energy cars to make up half of Yidao fleet

[2015-05-11 13:36]

Car sharing app Yidao Yongche has announced that new-energy vehicles will account for half of all its cars in service within three years and has vowed to seek partners with whom to build charging posts.

Qoros aims for a victory in the game of sponsorship

[2015-05-11 13:34]

Chinese automaker Qoros associates itself with one of the most popular sports in the country in the hope of increasing its brand awareness with the public.

Xindayang aims to lead charge in China's green vehicle market

[2015-05-11 13:33]

While it might not be a household name in China's auto market, domestic electric carmaker Xindayang has one lofty ambition: to be the nation's leader in the mini electric vehicle market.

Two major Chinese automakers announce new chairmen

[2015-05-11 13:33]

Dongfeng Motor Corp tabs high-ranking official from Jilin province; FAW Group fills vacancy amid graft scandal

'Internet Plus' fuels Chinese carmakers

[2015-05-07 17:28]

Domestic Chinese carmakers are joining with tech-savvy companies to develop Internet-enabled cars in the pursuit of fresh momentum for the auto industry.

CAR, Shanghai VW co-op in rental

[2015-05-07 13:47]

China's leading auto rental provider CAR Inc will purchase tens of thousands of vehicles from Shanghai Volkswagen in three years to further consolidate its position in the industry.

FAW names former head of Dongfeng new chairman

[2015-05-07 13:42]

Xu Ping, 58, former chairman of Dongfeng, has been named the chairman of the FAW Group after Xu Jianyi, ex-chairman, was placed under investigation for corruption on March 15.

Chinese auto giant announces new chairman

[2015-05-06 14:07]

Jilin provincial CPC official Zhu Yanfeng took over as chairman of Dongfeng Motor, and the carmaker announced its former chairman Xu Ping will receive another appointment.

Auto giants' shares halt trading after reports about new chairmen

[2015-05-05 14:41]

Dongfeng Automobile and FAW Car halted trading of their shares starting Tuesday after local media reported the appointment of new chairmen for both companies, and their share prices surged, hitting the 10 percent daily limit during Monday trading.

BYD represents influence in clean green vehicles

[2015-05-01 14:42]

The excitement of Chinese automaker BYD was palpable when the company announced an electric bus order from the United States this week.