Business / Auto China

Microsoft launches auto innovation center in China

[2013-12-19 16:55]

Microsoft launched its first automobile industry innovation center in Changchun, capital city of northeast China's Jilin province, on Thursday.

Saab bets on electric cars and China

[2013-12-19 10:10]

Saab is betting on an as yet unbuilt electric version of a decade old car to bring the iconic Swedish marque back from the dead.

Plastic Omnium opens China technical center

[2013-12-18 17:33]

French supplier Plastic Omnium Co opened a technology center for its exterior parts division this month in Anting, a suburb of Shanghai, to support business growth in China.

Netherland firm chooses BYD e6 for electric taxi

[2013-12-18 11:11]

Rotterdam Taxi Centre is switching to electric taxis and has put into service two BYD e6 models, following cessful extensive operation with an e6 model.

Daimler focuses on pricing over volume in China

[2013-12-18 10:49]

Daimler is working to end rebates on its Mercedes-Benz vehicles in China at the same time it tries to match the growth of rivals in the premium segment next year.

GM gives PSA backing for Dongfeng deal

[2013-12-18 10:43]

Peugeot S.A. has won General Motors' backing for a tie-up with China's Dongfeng Motor Group, and GM and PSA have lowered the savings goals.

The right choice for China market

[2013-12-18 07:01]

After years of rapid growth, Mercedes-Benz experienced a setback in China as its main competitors increased their lead in 2012.

Geely announces vehicle financing venture with BNP Paribas

[2013-12-18 07:01]

China's privately owned Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with the personal finance subsidiary of France's biggest lender, BNP Paribas SA.

Dongfeng Renault expects 1st China-made Renault SUV

[2013-12-17 11:23]

The 50-50 Dongfeng Renault joint venture in Hubei province will construct the new plant in Wuhan to produce the latest Renault SUV.

Dongfeng and Renault set up joint venture

[2013-12-16 16:20]

Chinese car maker Dongfeng and France's Renault inked an operating deal on Monday for a joint venture to produce multiple-purpose vehicles and engines.

Driving global auto growth

[2013-12-16 07:47]

China's light vehicle production is expected to hit 20.7 million units by the end of 2014, an increase of 11.9 percent from this year's projected full-year sales, according to Autofacts, PricewaterhouseCoopers's automotive analyst group.

Consumers, judges select year's top models

[2013-12-16 07:47]

The 2013 China Golden Steering Wheel awards were announced on Dec 10 in Beijing with seven models in their respective segments winning one of the most respected honors in the auto industry.

Chengdu selected as host for next Michelin Challenge

[2013-12-16 07:47]

Michelin Challenge Bibendum, an international event on sustainable road mobility created and sponsored by French tire maker Michelin Group, will be held in China for the third time next year.

Rising satisfaction with local brands

[2013-12-16 07:47]

When it comes to the appeal of new vehicles, Chinese brands have narrowed the gap with international competitors to the slimmest margin since JD Power Asia Pacific began its study of consumer perceptions in 2003.

Short torque

[2013-12-16 07:47]

GM hits 3m milestone

Beijing to expand green buses fleet

[2013-12-13 07:52]

Beijing will replace 80 percent of its buses with new-energy and clean-fuel vehicles by the end of 2017 in an attempt to reduce vehicle emissions.

Peugeot board approves outline Dongfeng deal: source

[2013-12-12 10:52]

PSA Peugeot Citroen's board has approved a plan for an alliance with Dongfeng in which they would buy large minority stakes at a 40 percent discount.

Driving onward in a competitive race

[2013-12-12 10:09]

Hsin-Fa Wu, president of Dongfeng Yulon Motor Co Ltd, said his dream has been refined to make Luxgen a renowned Chinese auto brand across the entire globe.

Autohome shares soar over 75% in US IPO

[2013-12-12 09:13]

China's Autohome Inc, an auto information provider, saw its shares soar over 75 percent in its debut on the US stock market.

Dongfeng readies exports to the Middle East

[2013-12-11 16:55]

Dongfeng Motor Corp says it has signed AW Rostamani Group to distribute its Aeolus brand cars in the Middle East.