Business / Auto China

VW defends safety of recalled New Sagitar

[2014-10-29 17:23]

Volkswagen Group China president and CEO Jochem Heizmann said the Sagitar sedan is a safe car with a safe axle, at a media event in Shanghai on Tuesday.

Auto racing has only just begun for sports investment

[2014-10-27 10:50]

Sports investment can be an expensive and a risky business, but Wang Chaoyong is determined that his biggest move so far will continue to find a winning formula.

Rise of inland markets

[2014-10-27 07:45]

With the auto market increasingly saturated in coastal regions, Central China is rising as a major battlefield for carmakers.

'Latecomer' Renault looks to bypass newbie mistakes

[2014-10-27 07:45]

Jacques Daniel, president of Dongfeng Renault Automotive Co Ltd, has never denied the French brand was a latecomer to local production in China.

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Changshu plant fully operational

[2014-10-27 07:45]

The first China-made Range Rover Evoque rolled off the production line of Chery Jaguar Land Rover's plant in Changshu, Jiangsu province, on Oct 21.

Ford plans network of Lincoln showrooms

[2014-10-25 08:37]

US automaker Ford Motor Co has launched its first vehicles under the luxury Lincoln brand in China as it seeks to make inroads into a car market dominated by German models.

Chery Jaguar Land Rover starts production in China

[2014-10-22 13:38]

A joint venture between Chinese automaker Chery and UK-based Jaguar Land Rover commenced production on Tuesday, churning out the first China-made Land Rover vehicle.

Dongfeng Nissan's Dalian plant rolls out cars

[2014-10-20 17:04]

Dongfeng Nissan got its Dalian plant in Liaoning province start producing this month and its first product - Nissan 2014 X-Trail SUV – rolled out.

'Connected car' rewiring consumer demand

[2014-10-20 07:30]

Connected cars are so desirable in China that demand surpasses even Western auto markets, research company Nielsen found in a recent survey.

Citroen in top gear with Shanghai sweep

[2014-10-20 07:30]

The Citroen team celebrates its win in the 2014 WTCC in Shanghai, where it took the first four places and sealed the World Touring Car Championship.

Laird auto antennas for cutting-edge connectivity

[2014-10-20 07:30]

Britain's Laird PLC has opened a new telematics plant in Shanghai to meet the growing demand for connectivity from automakers.

Bosch safety functions lead the way to automated driving

[2014-10-20 07:30]

Connectivity and autonomous driving are two major development trends to further enhance cars and driving safety, according to German technology provider Bosch.

VW open day showcases innovations for Chinese drivers

[2014-10-20 07:30]

Volkswagen Group's engineers in China are doing vital work to help the brand succeed in the increasingly demanding Chinese automotive market.

Sino-French auto venture breaks ground on new plant

[2014-10-18 14:43]

Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Co broke ground on Thursday for the company's fourth plant in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province.

Chinese bank, Tesla to build charging facilities

[2014-10-15 09:54]

China Minsheng Bank and US electric car maker Tesla Motors will cooperate in constructing at least 400 charging facilities in 20 Chinese cities, they agreed on Tuesday.

Domestic autobrands grab more share

[2014-10-15 08:27]

Domestic vehicle brands' total market share increased in September, ending a year of declines, industry figures showed on Tuesday.

Citroën takes racing crown in Shanghai

[2014-10-13 16:31]

Powered by C-Elysée, which made its debut, the French team Citroën won the Manufacturers' World Champion of FIA WTCC on October 12 at the Shanghai Audi International Circuit.

Better after-sales services needed to keep customers

[2014-10-13 14:20]

Chinese car owners are demanding better after-sales services, a survey by the China Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trade Association showed.

Racing makes motorsport reachable to Chinese

[2014-10-13 14:20]

People, especially the young generation, can be inspired and learn the culture of motorsports though such international contests, said Ma Qinghua, China's first FIA World Touring Car Champion.

Big names in tires still best performers in safety tests

[2014-10-13 13:33]

China-made tires are lagging behind their European counterparts in safety-related tests, especially those on wet roads.