Business / Auto China

Ford eyes doubling market share in China

[2013-04-16 17:54]

Ford Motor Co confirmed it can double its share to 6 percent of the Chinese passenger vehicle market over the next three years as it rolls out a spate of new products.

Beijing military car violations drop 35%

[2013-04-16 17:51]

Reports of military cars violating traffic regulations in Beijing have dropped by 35 percent since tightened measures was launched in late 2012.

Renault aims to sell 40k units

[2013-04-15 11:53]

French automaker Renault hopes to sell 40,000 units in 2013, said Chen Guozhang, CEO of Renault Greater China, in a recent interview.

Luxury cars to debut at Auto Shanghai 2013

[2013-04-15 11:52]

Nearly 2,000 automobile and component manufacturers from 18 countries and regions will be present at the event.

Alonso imperious in F1 Shanghai Grand Prix win

[2013-04-15 08:02]

Fernando Alonso of Ferrari F1 team snuck by and claimed the 56-lap Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday - his second title in Shanghai.

Exhaust filter virtually eliminates diesel PM2.5

[2013-04-15 07:58]

A technology that can help substantially reduce the most harmful emissions of diesel vehicles was recently developed by the Hefei University of Technology.

BMW Brilliance to make electric brand

[2013-04-15 07:58]

German premium automaker BMW last week unveiled a new brand in China in a bid to tap the nation's fledgling electric car market.

Carat eyes growing wealthy class at Auto Shanghai 2013

[2013-04-15 07:58]

Following in the footsteps of premium automakers, manufacturers of specialty vehicles are targeting the swelling ranks of China's wealthy elite.

Audi confident about sales goals at Chinese market

[2013-04-15 07:58]

Audi plans an aggressive localization strategy to meet its China sales goals over the next two years, said a top official with FAW Volkswagen.

Angel-dress models at Shandong auto show

[2013-04-13 16:34]

A model poses next to a car at the Shandong auto show in Jinan, capital of the Shandong province on April 11, 2013.

Ma savors whirl on Shanghai F1 track

[2013-04-13 07:56]

Ma Qinghua, a 25-year-old Shanghai native, became the first Chinese-born driver to race around the home track.

Weichai hopes Ferrari deal will keep it in poll position

[2013-04-12 07:32]

Weichai Power is to strengthen its partnership with the Italian supercar maker, after signing a strategic alliance on technology, brand and market.

Ferrari F1 interested in Chinese drivers

Ferrari F1 team interested in Chinese drivers

[2013-04-11 21:53]

Ferrari Vice-President said that its F1 team was interested in Chinese drivers, two months after the racing team division reached an agreement with a Chinese sponsor.
Weichai hopes Ferrari deal help

China's FAW opens new auto plant in Jilin

[2013-04-11 09:21]

The FAW Group, a major automobile manufacturer of China, opened a new plant on Wednesday in Northeast China's Jilin province.

Retail fuel price to remain stable

[2013-04-10 17:28]

China has decided to keep its retail fuel price stable for the coming 10 working days due to the small range of price increase.

Chinese firm earmarks $200m to build EcoMotors engine

[2013-04-10 14:57]

One of China's largest auto parts makers said it will construct a $200-million factory to build a radical new engine developed by a suburban Detroit startup.

Continental Tires plans major retail expansion in China

[2013-04-10 11:09]

Continental Tires, the leading German tire manufacturer, is aiming to become one of China's top three tire makers and suppliers.

Car parts found to contain toxic contents

[2013-04-09 23:46]

Carcinogenic substances have been found in samples of cars parts, according to a study by an auto website and State broadcaster CCTV.

BAIC can use Mercedes platforms to build cars

[2013-04-08 17:35]

Chinese State-owned automaker BAIC Motor could in the future build cars off vehicle architectures used to make Mercedes-Benz luxury cars.

Geely plans 5 new cars in Emgrands brand

[2013-04-08 11:19]

Geely's sales chief Liu Jinliang recently said the company will introduce five new cars under its high-end Emgrand brand in the next three years.