Business / Auto China

Huayu Automotivein talks for Johnson Controls

[2013-04-08 11:19]

Huayu Automotive Systems Co, a listed auto parts supplier 60 percent owned by SAIC Motor Corp, is in talks with Johnson Controls Inc to acquire the US supplier's electronic business.

Low charge in new-energy initiative

[2013-04-08 07:59]

Despite strong government support for new-energy vehicles, fewer than 20,000 have been sold over the past two years, according the latest figures.

Chery plans for new Brazil plant

[2013-04-08 07:59]

Domestic carmaker Chery plans to build a new facility in Brazil to make and supply engines and transmissions for its assembly plant about to start production

Luxury & sports cars to debut at 2013 Shanghai auto show

[2013-04-03 16:22]

The Shanghai auto show 2013 is expected to see new car models by international and Chinese brands make their Asia and world premieres.

Car plate lottery odds slim

[2013-04-02 11:06]

The chances of successfully obtaining an automobile license in the Beijing lottery reached an all-time low in March. The odds of getting a license were about 80-1.

Dongfeng Honda JV ups sales goal

[2013-04-02 11:06]

Dongfeng Honda recently announced a more aggressive sales goal in China. The company aims to sell 340,000 units this year, a 21 percent increase from last year's 282,000 units.

Shandong will host Pirelli tire plant

[2013-04-02 11:06]

Italian tire maker Pirelli has selected Yanzhou, Shandong province, as the site for the largest production base it has ever built, Pirelli Asia President Gregorio Borgo announced.

Citroen DS World opens in Shanghai

[2013-04-02 11:06]

DS, Citroen's premium brand, opened its first global flagship showroom - DS World - on March 28 in Shanghai. A unique feature of the store is that it showcases not only vehicles that are currently in production but also concept cars and classic models.

Auto investors looking to Brazil

[2013-04-01 05:47]

A slowdown in India's auto market may mean a windfall for fellow BRICS countries, especially Brazil, analysts in the media predict.

China likely to be top market for Jaguar again

[2013-04-01 05:47]

For the second year in a row, China will be the biggest market for Jaguar Land Rover in 2013, the company's CEO Ralf Speth said.

Calling for higher auto standards

[2013-04-01 05:47]

There is a growing consensus among the media and government that China needs compulsory national standards in a variety of industries, according to reports released on the Consumer Day.

Volvo to launch 1st new car with Geely in '14

[2013-03-29 17:43]

Swedish automaker Volvo Car will introduce its first all-new vehicle as a unit of China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd in late 2014.

Volkswagen eyes China's low-end auto market

[2013-03-29 14:34]

German automaker Volkswagen has confirmed it will bring a new car model to muscle in China's low-end auto market.

China's Geely cars start sale in Belarus

[2013-03-29 10:34]

Chinese car manufacturer Geely started selling its Belarus-assembled cars in Minsk. The first batch of Belarusian-Chinese cars made by the Borisov- based company BelGee are already available in dealers' stores in Minsk.

Car lovers compete in annual BMW Mission 3

[2013-03-29 07:09]

BMW Mission 3, a yearly nationwide driving competition for fans of the brand, is now under way in many Chinese cities.

FAW delivers over 500 Hongqi H7s

[2013-03-28 20:01]

China FAW Group Corporation announced that it has delivered over 500 high-end sedans for government users.

Beijing taxi fares may rise, starting from April

[2013-03-28 18:54]

Taxi fees may rise in April in Beijing, China National Radio reported on Thursday citing unnamed sources.

Media reports call for more auto regulation

[2013-03-28 16:26]

Leading auto brands with experience in global markets should work together with regulators to cultivate strict compulsory standards that benefit Chinese citizens.

Renault-Nissan CEO delays China growth plan

[2013-03-28 10:52]

Friction between China and Japan delayed by one year Nissan Motor Co's plan to get 10 percent share in China.

Chinese automakers expand in S.E. Asia

[2013-03-28 09:11]

Chinese automakers are expanding their footprint in Southeast Asia as growth in the domestic market slows.