Business / Auto China

BYD denies Buffett plans to cut stake

[2014-12-19 11:16]

Chinese electric carmaker BYD, whose shares tumbled 29 percent on Thursday, said shareholder Berkshire Hathaway had no present intention to reduce its stake in the company.

Startech to convert JLR customers' experience

[2014-12-16 18:01]

There will be more not–so-typical Land Rover SUVs strolling in lower clearance, and wider, tougher, sportier look. Instead of a massively produced British model.

Art of inspired production at BMW's new Tiexi plant

[2014-12-15 11:04]

Greeted in the spacious and stylish lobby by paintings, statues and installation works, visitors to BMW's Tiexi plant in Shenyang might think they found a modern European museum by mistake.

Journey of compassion brings boy new hope

[2014-12-15 11:04]

The Land Rover Never Stop Caring - Journey for Vision Program, was officially launched on Nov 27 in Kunming, capital of Southwest China's Yunnan province.

Five years of living smart in the city

[2014-12-15 11:02]

Mercedes-Benz's iconic lifestyle brand smart car has established itself in China over the past five years as the trendsetter in urban mobility.

Tapping Internet-savvy buyers

[2014-12-15 09:59]

The growing use of online information by consumers has profoundly changed the car buying process in China, bringing both opportunities and challenges for automakers.

World resources are key to development

[2014-12-12 17:46]

There are many opportunities to help upgrade Chinese industries, through bringing excellent products to the market. An example is carmaker Infiniti which is bringing production base.

Auto trade fair growing, despite economic slowdown

[2014-12-11 15:57]

Automechanika Shanghai 2014 is seeing an increasing number of exhibitors despite the slowing economy in China.

Govt, NGOs, auto sector join hands to tackle pollution

[2014-12-08 14:10]

Organizations in China have come together to help reduce the country's air pollution by effectively implementing emission control policies for trucks, buses and other heavy-duty vehicles.

Oil giant Total: Making mobility more efficient

[2014-12-08 11:01]

One of the world's leading integrated oil and gas providers, French company Total SA puts heavy effort into helping promote cleaner, more efficient mobility in China.

Uphill climb for Japanese brands

[2014-12-08 09:20]

The New Year is around the corner but Japanese automakers are probably in no mood for celebration after their lackluster 2014 performance in the Chinese market.

GM outlines ambitious plans to promote Cadillac brand in China

[2014-12-06 08:08]

General Motors Corp has charted ambitious plans for its luxury brand Cadillac in China, believing the premium segment will provide strong growth momentum in the longer term.

Sanya resort unveils Tesla charging stations

[2014-12-03 03:16]

Shangri-La's Sanya Resort has unveiled three charging stations for the electric car Tesla, becoming the first place on Hainan Island to install them.

China launches 1st national traffic management website

[2014-12-02 14:08]

The Ministry of Public Security kicked off the first nationwide traffic management website on Tuesday, according to a ministry announcement.

German carmaker sees potential in financing

[2014-12-01 09:10]

In 2013, Volkswagen Financial China offered financing on 228,000 vehicles. Today almost one in every 10 vehicles Volkswagen delivers to customers is sold through its financial service company.

Michelin Guide: HK is now an epicurean star

[2014-12-01 08:34]

French tire, map and guidebook company Michelin recently unveiled its 2015 Michelin Guide Hong Kong and Macao offering the latest selection of recommended restaurants in the two regions.

Venezuela looks to boost Chinese auto output to meet demand

[2014-11-29 16:35]

Venezuela hopes Chinese automaker Chery will expand its plants in the South American country and boost production to meet Venezuela's demand.

Global automakers target luxury segment in China

[2014-11-28 09:46]

China is the new El Dorado for US automakers looking to develop sales of their luxury brands, which globally are lagging behind German and Japanese competitors.

Chinese luxury car owners young with distinctive images

[2014-11-27 11:07]

Chinese luxury car owners are, on average, 33.5 years old, that choose selective car brands as status symbols to support their image.

Changan Ford eyes the open highways

[2014-11-24 11:05]

Henry Ford's vision of "opening the highways to all mankind" is still at the heart of the company's vision for the future today.