Business / Auto China

Tesla, China Unicom to build charging outlets across China

[2014-08-29 15:50]

A deal has been signed to build charging posts at 400 China Unicom stores in 120 cities, and will also set up super-charging outlets in 20 Chinese cities.

Luxury automobile expo held in Beijing

[2014-08-23 07:26]

The 2014 FB-Show, a luxury automobile expo, kicks off at Xiedao International Automobile Cultural Theme Park in Beijing on Aug 21, 2014.

Three-year project to boost Jiading auto city

[2014-08-22 15:50]

Jiading district in northwestern Shanghai is expected to launch a three-year 30 billion yuan ($4.88 billion) expansion project as it moves to become an international automobile city.

Alibaba to launch e-commerce platform for secondhand cars

[2014-08-20 09:42]

Alibaba Group signed an agreement with China Grand Auto Services Co Ltd, the country's largest passenger vehicle dealer, to set up an online trading platform for secondhand cars.

Japanese auto suppliers 'face record fines'

[2014-08-20 07:10]

China's antitrust regulator is expected to announce penalties for 12 Japanese auto suppliers for collusive conduct as early as Wednesday.

Shenyang GM starts new phase

[2014-08-19 16:52]

Third-phase vehicle and engine plant of Shanghai GM (Shenyang) Norsom Motors, based in Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning province, formally started production on Monday.

Work starts on Xi'an vehicle battery base

[2014-08-19 09:32]

Construction started on Monday for China's largest production base for vehicle batteries in the Xi'an Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone.

Volvo goes upscale for wealthy buyers

[2014-08-19 09:11]

Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-but-dull skin.

Maserati takes big step forward in China

[2014-08-18 14:12]

Maserati celebrates the 10th anniversary in China by starting its China-Italy Centennial Rally from the Imperial Ancestral Temple in Beijing last week.

Silk Road Truck Rally: An epic journey from Jiangsu to Xinjiang

[2014-08-18 13:54]

The first Silk Road Truck Rally got underway last week from Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, a port city on the east coast of China.

Infiniti hits the fast lane with 'Dare to Love'

[2014-08-18 13:23]

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti gave a lift to its 2014 marketing campaign by providing customers with a new experience combining art and emotion.

'Parallel imports' raises the bar in market

[2014-08-18 13:17]

The number of cars imported outside formal channels approved by manufacturers is increasing as independent trade companies organize improved warranties and aftersales services.

Mercedes-Benz found 'guilty' of price fixing

[2014-08-18 10:29]

Official said Mercedes-Benz case is a typical vertical price fixing. It manipulated the prices of spare parts and maintenance on the after-sales market.

China's new energy car output surges

[2014-08-18 09:05]

China's production of new energy vehicles surged by 280 percent year on year in the first seven months thanks to government support for the fledgling sector.

Continental in $1.3b drive to expand in China

[2014-08-16 09:38]

German automotive supplier Continental AG plans to invest at least 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) in China over the next five years to fuel its growth in the world's largest vehicle market.

BMW dealers fined 1.6m yuan over price fixing

[2014-08-14 10:27]

Four BMW dealers in Wuhan, Hubei province were the first to be fined by China's anti-monopoly campaign targeting luxury automakers, reported on Wednesday.

GM China venture contacted by regulators

[2014-08-13 13:37]

Shanghai General Motors said they have been contacted by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators as part of an investigation of the auto industry.

More than 1,000 auto companies are probed

[2014-08-13 02:51]

Chinese and overseas companies in the auto industry, including manufacturers, suppliers and dealers, are involved in investigations.

New Beijing showrooms for joint venture Qoros

[2014-08-11 13:03]

International automaker Qoros Automotive, a joint venture between Chery Auto and Israel Corp, announced last week it will open its first authorized dealership and a city showroom in Beijing.

Local carmakers emphasize CSR

[2014-08-11 11:13]

Despite their lackluster market performance, automakers are doing a better job than their foreign counterparts in corporate social responsibility.