Business / Auto China

Signs show new Japanese cars drive up sales

[2013-05-13 07:19]

By February, Japanese carmakers' market share had dropped to 12.5 percent. But brands gained ground in March and saw their share rise to 15 percent.

Hyundai Motor mulls fourth China plant

[2013-05-10 17:39]

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is considering building a fourth car plant in China as it seeks to increase production overseas to counter the effect of a firm local currency.

Daimler's China engine plant begins trial production

[2013-05-10 14:48]

Daimler AG has begun a trial production at its first overseas engine plant in China ahead of its full operation scheduled for later this year.

Ferrari planning sales push

[2013-05-09 06:02]

Ferrari SpA unveiled a five-year business strategy on Wednesday in which it hopes to increase its turnover from China and the United States.

GM to build billion-dollar factory in China

[2013-05-08 05:38]

General Motors has been given green light by China to build a 1.3-billion-US-dollar factory in Shanghai, the automaker confirmed Tuesday.

Armored vehicle builder plans 1st Chinese plant

[2013-05-07 09:50]

Carat Security Group, specializing in providing armored limousines worldwide, plans to open its first manufacturing facility in China.

Austerity puts luxury car sales in slow lane

[2013-05-07 01:05]

The central government's clampdown on official waste and extravagance has put the brakes on China's luxury vehicle market in the first quarter of the year.

Luxury cars cost more in China

[2013-05-06 13:10]

Retail prices for three luxury car brands including Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW are 64 percent higher in China than in the US

Chang'an, French Faurecia form joint venture

[2013-05-06 11:29]

China's Chang'an Automobile and French component maker Faurecia recently agreed to form a 50-50, $45.7 million joint venture to produce car interior equipment

BYD makes history with US bus plant

[2013-05-03 07:34]

Billboards along Southern California's Antelope Valley Freeway read "Lancaster welcomes BYD", heralding the opening of a bus factory by the Chinese carmaker.

Car rental switches to electric cars

[2013-05-02 05:00]

With local governments in most major Chinese cities fighting a losing battle against worsening air pollution, Ray Zhang in Shanghai has an idea.

Transport peaks at holiday end

[2013-05-02 00:27]

China's transport system was tested on Wednesday as tourists returning from their May Day holiday trips pushed traffic flow in many places to record highs.

Car-touching competition in Shanghai

[2013-04-30 07:36]

People touch a car as they compete during a car-touching competition in Shanghai April 29, 2013.

Qoros makes an impression at Auto Shanghai 2013

[2013-04-29 17:18]

The Qoros 3 sedan was displayed on April 20 in Shanghai, the second public exhibition after the Geneva Motor Show. The Qoros pavilion has become a must-see destination

Chery looks to get back in game

[2013-04-29 07:54]

Chery Automobile Co demonstrated its innovative prowess with three all-new concept models based on its latest core technologies at Auto Shanghai.

JAC plans to up exports this year

[2013-04-29 07:54]

Domestic automaker Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd plans to significantly boost its exports this year, said the company's top executive.

China's Hongqi hopes for revival

[2013-04-28 11:09]

A new version of an automobile produced by a Chinese carmaker was used to receive French President Francois Hollande, some hope it will regain popularity.

Hybrid cars rush to market, electric race towards future

[2013-04-26 18:18]

A total of 91 new energy vehicles are displayed at the Shanghai auto show 2013. Among them, 56 are made by international carmakers.

Phone bookings for taxis

[2013-04-26 02:12]

Each taxi driver in Beijing should complete at least two jobs booked over the phone each day, according to a new regulation that will start from June.

Audi looks to maintain its lead

[2013-04-22 14:23]

Audi plans to boost annual sales in China, its biggest single market in the world, to 700,000 units by 2020, Chairman and CEO Rupert Stadler said.