Business / Auto China

Alternative-fuel vehicle output in the fast lane

[2015-02-05 08:37]

Favorable policies and rising public acceptance gave a lift to alternative-fuel vehicle production last month, with output up fivefold year-on-year to 6,599 vehicles.

Free patents to shake up fuel cell car sector

[2015-02-04 10:02]

Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota plans to open access to more than 5,600 patents related to hydrogen fuel cells, a move expected to reshape the fuel cell vehicle sector.

Report reveals auto world's innovation trends

[2015-02-04 10:00]

Geely is leading Chinese automakers in terms of innovative capacity.

VW transmission plant in Tianjin to operate in 2016

[2015-02-03 14:08]

Germany-based auto giant Volkswagen will open a new plant to produce DL382 transmission, a kit for Audi cars, in North China's Tianjin municipality in 2016.

Qoros appoints Murtaugh CEO

[2015-02-03 09:30]

Phil Murtaugh has been appointed CEO of the Qoros Automotive Co, a young global carmaker headquartered in China.

Chinese firm Hanergy to develop solar-powered car

[2015-02-03 08:26]

Privately held renewables company Hanergy Holding Group Ltd announced on Monday that it will develop a totally solar-powered car that can go into commercial production in October.

Sales of new-energy vehicles expected to surge this year

[2015-02-02 15:45]

New-energy vehicles, especially purely electric models, will see increased development in 2015 now that the government and businesses are exploring new roads to improve the charging network.

Dongfeng-Volvo joint venture opening doors for both sides

[2015-02-02 15:45]

Chinese automaker Dongfeng Motor Corporation is now another step closer to its dream of selling its trucks in more overseas markets.

Audi looks to drive ahead in challenging Chinese market

[2015-02-02 15:18]

German premium carmaker Audi AG vows to grow steadily and cement its position in China this year.

Probe into 'sub-standard' Sumitomo Rubber tires

[2015-01-29 17:11]

Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co has launched an investigation into tires produced by Sumitomo Rubber Industries' China plants.

Jaguar salutes life achievers

[2015-01-26 13:18]

On Friday, the inaugural Jaguar Achievers Awards 2015 was held to pay tribute to car owners who embrace the marque's "Never Stop Achieving" spirit to reap success in their own industries.

Letv speaks out over electric car plans

[2015-01-26 11:52]

Chinese Internet entertainment giant Letv has set up a company responsible for its electric car program, it said at a press conference in Beijing on Jan 20.

Infiniti to further localize in China

[2015-01-26 11:07]

Infiniti will further localize its development in China in response to the Chinese government's economic transition and innovation driven policies, said a senior company executive.

BYD pins hopes on an SUV hybrid revolution

[2015-01-26 09:12]

Chinese carmaker BYD announced its "5-4-2" plan for its series of hybrid sport utility vehicles at a gala last week in Shenzhen, its home in Guangdong province.

Tianjin's 1st Tesla Supercharger station put to use

[2015-01-26 08:11]

The first Tesla Supercharger station in Tianjin was put to use on Saturday. The Superchargers are among the world's fastest charging systems.

First batch of official vehicles to be auctioned off in Beijing

[2015-01-24 10:26]

The first batch of 304 premium sedans formerly owned by the central government and various sub organs is to be auctioned off this Sunday, Jan 25 in Beijing.

EVs to make up 11% of all new vehicle sales in China

[2015-01-20 07:58]

Electric vehicles are expected to account for at least 11 percent of all new vehicles sold in China in the next decade on the back of growing environmental awareness.

Qoros seeks new sales terrain with 3 City SUV

[2015-01-19 17:17]

The Qoros 3 City SUV that hit the market in December is designed to attract young, well-educated consumers looking for a car to fit their active, premium city lifestyle.

Mercedes-Benz: Reduced prices for parts, free checkups

[2015-01-19 14:41]

Beijing Mercedes-Benz Sales Service Co Ltd took its "My Service" after-sales brand promise another step forward on Jan 15 at the fashionable 798 Art Zone in Beijing.

BMW Brilliance's ZINORO charging into Shanghai

[2015-01-19 14:37]

BMW Brilliance introduced its ZINORO brand in Shanghai on Jan 14, making it easier for e-mobility aficionados in the metropolis to experience premium electric cars.