Business / Auto China

Auto parts maker targeting substantial growth

[2015-04-27 20:14]

France-based automotive exterior parts and fuel systems provider Plastic Omnium is increasing its industrial network in China to tap into the world's leading automotive market.

Green for go as new-energy cars take off

[2015-04-27 07:58]

With environmentally-friendly vehicles and the need for sustainable growth a government priority, major automakers are launching hybrids and plug-ins, which customers are snapping up, reports Du Xiaoying.

Audi predicts sales growth in a challenging market

[2015-04-27 07:58]

German premium carmaker Audi AG expects mild sales growth in China this year, amid increasingly acute competition as the world's second-biggest economy slows.

Tesla confident of success in time

[2015-04-27 07:58]

US electric carmaker Tesla Motors is calling for more patience with its performance in the world's largest auto market.

Qoros seeks new strategy amid poor performance

[2015-04-27 07:58]

Qoros' senior executives blamed the automaker's overemphasis on product development for its bleak sales in China since its first model hit the market less than two years ago.

Nissan's leader sees room for growth in new-energy vehicles

[2015-04-27 07:58]

Nissan's China sales are expected to increase 6 percent year-on-year in 2015, the company's chairman and CEO said in an exclusive interview during the ongoing Shanghai auto show.

VW to maintain focus on tech

[2015-04-27 07:58]

Volkswagen will continue its focus on technology, said a senior executive at the German automaker.

Guangqi Honda aims to glide toward a brighter tomorrow

[2015-04-27 07:58]

Guangqi Honda hopes to increase sales to 1 million vehicles in 2020 after unveiling the latest City model and a new version of the Odyssey and the Crider limited edition in Shanghai.

Continental revs up in China market

[2015-04-27 07:58]

German automotive supplier Continental AG plans to raise the Chinese market's share of its global business from about 10 percent at the moment to 20 percent over the next seven years.

Auto Shanghai 2015 short torque

[2015-04-27 07:58]

Rolls-Royce expects China to be biggest market

Major automakers turn green to cash in on growing market

[2015-04-27 07:47]

With environmentally friendly vehicles and the need for sustainable growth a priority, manufacturers are launching hybrids and plug-ins.

Auto exporter aims to take driver's seat in innovation

[2015-04-25 16:47]

China's biggest auto exporter will invest millions of dollars to build a world-class research and development (R&D) center in the next five years, the company's management told Xinhua on Wednesday.

Chinese brands step upmarket at Shanghai Auto Show

[2015-04-24 09:34]

Having lost market share to foreign competitors in the past year, Chinese car makers have come out fighting at the ongoing Shanghai Auto Show.

VW eyes budget car cooperation with Great Wall

[2015-04-23 13:54]

German carmaker Volkswagen is considering cooperating with China's Great Wall on a new budget model, Germany's Manager Magazin reported on Wednesday, citing company sources.

Volvo to ship more China-made cars overseas

[2015-04-21 17:03]

Volvo Cars China is set to take more responsibility in the Asia Pacific region, and is looking to export more China-made models to more countries, to achieve higher growth and profits.

Nissan releases two new models at Shanghai auto show

[2015-04-21 16:40]

Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor released two all-new car versions at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition on Monday.

Shanghai GM to invest $16b between 2016 and 2020

[2015-04-21 10:52]

Shanghai GM, a joint venture between SAIC Motor and General Motors, said on Monday that it will invest 100 billion yuan between 2016 and 2020.

Dongfeng, PSA Peugeot Citroen to deepen cooperation

[2015-04-21 10:16]

Dongfeng Motor on Sunday signed new agreements with its French partner PSA Peugeot Citroen in a move to deepen cooperation in product development and marketing in Southeast Asia.

BMW China adds two new SAVs to its premium X family

[2015-04-20 16:23]

BMW's two all-new Sports Activity Vehicles, the X5 M and X6 M, launched in the Chinese market on April 19.

Cars will stand alone at event's new venue

[2015-04-20 13:54]

Auto Shanghai 2015 won't feature sexy models in skimpy clothes to attract attention, in line with a decision by organizers.