Business / Auto China

BMW Brilliance's Zinoro puts face on e-mobility

[2014-02-25 08:16]

BMW Brilliance has announced an aggressive marketing strategy for the ZINORO 1E, the first electric brand released by the Sino-German joint venture.

Tesla faces bumpy ride in China

[2014-02-24 09:35]

With its high-profile debut, the US electric car maker seems to harbor ambitions to refuel China's struggling new energy vehicle market.

China's Wanxiang to resume Fisker production

[2014-02-22 13:38]

Chinese auto-parts manufacturer to resume production at Fisker plants after buying the bankrupt US electric car maker in a $149.2m deal this week.

Auto era dawns on bittersweet Lhasa

[2014-02-21 17:25]

With over 150,000 cars in Lhasa, and the number growing by 200 a day, the bittersweet joys of the modern auto industry are hitting the ancient city hard.

Chengdu drives auto parts manufacturing

[2014-02-20 17:45]

Auto parts manufacturers saw a 93 percent jump in finished products in Chengdu Economic and Technological Development Zone (CEDZ) in 2013.

Chinese company's injection of capital to give Peugeot new drive

[2014-02-20 07:38]

China's second-largest vehicle producer, Dongfeng Motor Corp, has purchased a 14.1 percent stake in French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen for 800 million euros ($1.09 billion).

Wanxiang wins Fisker auto bid

[2014-02-19 17:32]

Wanxiang's bid has been valued at approximately $149.2 million, representing $126.2 million in cash.

Dongfeng to spend $1.1b for slice of Peugeot

[2014-02-19 15:40]

Dongfeng Motor Group Co Ltd is to pay approximately $1.1 billion for a slice of Peugeot SA, the leading French carmaker, while the French government is expected to acquire equal shares.

China's automobile sector needs redesign

[2014-02-19 11:37]

Automobile sector should be restructured, made more effective and its research and development capabilities need strengthening.

Sinomach powers Tesla's China drive

[2014-02-18 17:15]

Sinomach Automobile Co announced that it has provided services to Tesla Motors to obtain China Compulsory Certification

Boom expected in China's car rental sector

[2014-02-17 09:56]

The demand for rental cars last year totaled 250,000 rentals and the market size reached 22 billion yuan ($3.6 billion).

Auto industry put pedal to metal

[2014-02-17 07:24]

Editor's note: Seizing the momentum built last year, major foreign automakers are continuing to expand in the country through increased investments in the development of independent brands and expanding capacity.

Stronger push for 'green' cars

[2014-02-17 07:24]

Beijing will offer 20,000 license plates for fully-electric cars through a separate lottery system in 2014.

BYD-Daimler and ABB partner to solve charging challenge

[2014-02-17 07:24]

ABB's announcement said the agreement will result in the world's largest fast-charging network for electric vehicles.

Govt aims to get larger fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles on road

[2014-02-15 08:04]

A campaign to drive more new-energy vehicles on to the streets of China's cities has set new goals in the hope of revving up a market showing a distinct lack of interest.

GM to invest $11 billion in China

[2014-02-14 13:46]

The CEO of General Motors (GM) said on Wednesday that the major automaker's joint ventures in China plan to invest a further $11 billion by 2016.

ABB to build fast charger network in China

[2014-02-14 11:26]

ABB announced its strategic cooperation with Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co Ltd to roll out electric vehicle (EV) fast charger network in China over the next six years.

Dongfeng closing in on PSA Peugeot Citroen stake

[2014-02-13 13:49]

China's leading carmaker is close to buying a 14-percent stake of France's PSA Peugeot Citroen after months of talks, Chinese media reported Thursday.

Beijing misses 2013 congestion targets

[2014-02-13 00:24]

Beijing failed to meet its targets for easing road congestion in 2013, with commuters experiencing more traffic jams across the city.

Tesla attempts to steer China toward awarding it incentives

[2014-02-12 07:07]

US electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc appealed to China to extend to it incentives for new-energy vehicles, as it hopes to reap sales in China.