Business / Auto China

Short Torque

[2013-08-05 07:19]

Local market No 1 for Citroen

Road to top is rough for domestics

[2013-08-05 07:19]

Weak brands fight for scraps in foreign-dominated market

Yongtai acquires stake in UKCovpress

[2013-08-02 11:22]

Private Chinese tire maker Shangdong Yongtai Chemical Group Co has acquired a majority stake in UK-based Covpress International Holdings.

Auto production as China's most profitable sector

[2013-07-31 15:48]

Auto manufacturing is not the largest industrial sector in the Chinese economy but it generated far more profit than any other industry in China.

Volvo-Daqing joint venture approved

[2013-07-29 08:59]

On July 21, the State Council approved Volvo Asia-Pacific Manufacture Co, a joint venture in Daqing, Heilongjiang province.

Chery exec plans new car company

[2013-07-29 07:20]

As Chery Automobile Co trims its lineup in an attempt to restart growth, an all-new carmaker could to emerge from the models it has abandoned.

In bid to compete, luxury Japanese brands go local

[2013-07-29 07:20]

Two of Japan's top automakers are planning local production of their premium brands in the hope of grabbing a share of a segment long dominated by German manufacturers.

Tencent and Chery scramble for 'QQ' trademark

[2013-07-23 17:14]

Tencent and Chery Automobile started a "war" to claim ownership of the trademark "QQ" for vehicles during the trial in Beijing First Intermediate People's Court.

Race car driving now a woman's game, too

[2013-07-23 10:29]

The racing circuit has long been seen as a world for men. But female driver Rong Panpan is making herself a real challenger to the sport's traditional heroes.

BAIC mulls electric IP acquisition

[2013-07-22 08:24]

Driven by an interest in green vehicles, BAIC Group is joining a host of other companies that are considering buying assets from the ailing Fisker Automotive.

Auto Special: Infiniti at turning point as it ramps up localization

[2013-07-22 08:24]

After a slump in sales last year caused in part by tensions between China and Japan, Infiniti is back on track to recovery, company executives say.

Export slowdown puts damper on plans to go global

[2013-07-22 08:24]

The recent downturn in exports by Chinese automakers poses a challenge for local companies that plan to expand globally, according to an industry report.

Lu Jianhui leaves Chery to start new auto group

[2013-07-19 15:57]

Lu Jianhui, deputy managing director of Chery Automobile Co, has left Chery with a team of 200 people. Lu plans to start a new automobile company in Jiangbei Industrial Clusters.

Geely JV underway in Belarus

[2013-07-19 15:27]

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group signed an agreement forming a joint venture company to assemble big-size vehicles.

Chinese automakers rev up global expansion

[2013-07-19 09:23]

Chinese automakers have demonstrated their ambitions to tap into overseas markets at an ongoing auto show in Northeast China.

Honda aims to make Acura in China by 2016

[2013-07-18 15:00]

Japan's Honda Motor Co is planning to produce Acura cars in China with a local partner starting in 2016, part of an effort to tap growing demand for upscale vehicles in the world's biggest auto market.

China adjusts anti-dumping duties for Nissan

[2013-07-18 10:41]

China's Ministry of Commerce has decided to adjust anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed on some vehicles made by Nissan North America Inc starting Thursday.

Employees complain Great Wall Motors harsh work culture

[2013-07-17 13:55]

Managers at Great Wall Motors view its unique business culture and rigorous management system as driving forces that contribute to GWM's growth and development.

Drivers lose out on fee hike

[2013-07-17 07:47]

Cabbies in Beijing are complaining that taxi companies have increased fees for drivers - just a month after transport authorities agreed to raise fares.

BAIC mulls acquisition of Fisker

[2013-07-16 17:09]

On Sunday, a delegation from Beijing Automotive Group visited Fisker, an innovative electric automaker located in California.