Business / Auto China

BMW's electric car environmentally friendly inside and out

[2014-04-25 06:57]

The pure electric BMW i3, used as a free shuttle at Auto China 2014, has become a highlight at the ongoing event. The public can register online to experience the new car.

Tesla draws big names in drive for sales

[2014-04-25 06:57]

Tesla Motors Inc has become the most dazzling superstar in China this week, not only by taking the fancy of the public but also by attracting willing cooperation from local industry leaders.

Qoros stages two China premieres at auto show

[2014-04-24 14:52]

New international car brand, Qoros, today hosted two China premieres at the 13th Beijing International Motor Show.

Siemens, BAIC join hands to boost new energy cars' market

[2014-04-23 07:56]

The two companies plan to set up a joint venture this year to produce highly efficient motors and inverters for hybrid and battery electric vehicles.

Celeb spotters mob car show on opening days

[2014-04-23 07:07]

The ongoing Beijing auto show fell short of expectations before it even opened its doors to the public today, said reporters and exhibitors.

Ambitions to be number 1 at Chery Jaguar Land Rover

[2014-04-23 07:07]

With a joint venture plant in Changshu, Jiangsu province, Chery Jaguar Land Rover is aiming to become the "No 1 player" in China's premium car market.

SUV the first model by new Dongfeng Renault venture

[2014-04-23 07:07]

Local production by Renault will begin in the first half of 2016 at its joint venture with Dongfeng, with the first model to be an all-new SUV, a top company executive said on April 20.

Voices from beijing auto show

[2014-04-23 07:07]

With 47 percent year-on-year growth in the first quarter, Mercedes-Benz is very encouraged by our performance in China so far this year.

Wait ends for eight as Tesla delivers Model S

[2014-04-23 07:06]

United States-based Tesla Motors Inc pledged to invest "hundreds of millions of dollars" on charging facilities and "hundreds of service centers" in China.

China's new energy car sales to double

[2014-04-23 03:51]

The number of new energy cars sold in China this year may hit 35,000, twice as many as were sold in 2013, as the government promotes use of greener vehicles, according to a new official forecast.

From made-in-China to invented-in-China

[2014-04-22 16:48]

French auto components manufacturer Valeo Group will stick to its localization strategy in China and boost local research and development capabilities.

Car brands represent status, stereotypes in China

[2014-04-22 13:41]

As the former "bicycle kingdom" witnesses the biggest boom in auto history, manufacturers confront the problem of brand perception in China.

Tesla to power up across China, says Musk

[2014-04-22 07:48]

Tesla Motors Inc hopes to launch a nationwide charging and service network for its electric vehicles by as early as 2015, CEO Elon Musk said in Beijing on Monday.

GM to battle VW in China with $12b investment

[2014-04-21 08:07]

US car giant, which expects sales to expand 8-10 percent this year, will invest the amount from 2014 to 2017 as it competes with aggressive rivals in the world's largest auto market.

Top carmakers chase ultra-rich

[2014-04-21 07:41]

Foreign automakers are expanding their lineups in China's premium vehicle market segment, hoping to reshape a segment that has been dominated for years by three German luxury car producers.

A new chapter in commitment

[2014-04-21 07:28]

Dual brands Jaguar and Land Rover have gained the appreciation of Chinese customers in unprecedented numbers in recent years.

China 'integral' for future growth

[2014-04-21 07:28]

China is a very important market for Jaguar Land Rover worldwide, and is an integral part for the success of the global company going forward.

E-racing may change shape of transport

[2014-04-21 06:56]

Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the latest form of motor racing, something that promises to be electrifying for all concerned.

25% of auto-industry super-rich from China

[2014-04-18 07:21]

A quarter of top car-industry billionaires call China home, a list from Shanghai-based Hurun magazine that documents the life of the wealthy, showed.

Jeep exec says will have deal for China production

[2014-04-17 15:24]

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will announce an agreement by the end of April to allow production of Jeep models in China, the head of the Jeep brand, Mike Manley, said on Wednesday.