Business / Auto China

Nissan plans $785m NE China plant

[2012-06-15 11:24]

Nissan Motor, the biggest Japanese automaker in China, is to build a 5 billion yuan ($785 million) plant in the Northeast China.

FAW-Volkswagen builds China's largest vehicle test track

[2012-06-08 17:56]

Sino-German car manufacturer FAW-Volkswagen on Friday kicked off construction on a vehicle test track in northeast China's Jilin province.

New Xinjiang plant for VW

[2012-06-05 10:54]

Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co held a contract signing ceremony and laid the foundation stone for a plant in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on May 28 as part of its plans to tap China's vast western market.

Youngman gives up Saab purchase

[2012-05-24 10:32]

Chinese automaker Youngman had quit the negotiation on purchasing the Saab with its bankruptcy administrators, a Swedish newspaper reported.

Automaker to promote own brands

[2012-05-22 09:46]

China Changan Automobile is trying to introduce its independently made products and brands to other countries.

Freudenberg, a family business that's now global

[2012-05-21 07:48]

With diverse businesses ranging from chemicals to automobile components, century-old German family company Freudenberg plans to expand investment in China for growth in a market that plays an increasingly important role in its global strategy.

Survival of the biggest

[2012-05-14 16:14]

The number of domestic automobile dealer groups with revenue of above 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) rose quickly last year, an indication of further consolidation in the industry.

New home for int'l automotive R&D

[2012-05-14 14:21]

Independent car design and R&D companies could be entering the fast lane in China as the center of global automotive manufacturing shifts towards the biggest auto market worldwide.

Shanghai sets up car R&D center

[2012-05-10 10:34]

More than 10 international and Chinese carmakers agreed to enter Shanghai International Automobile City's Auto Research and Development Harbor.

Germany's Bosch Group fires up for further growth

[2012-05-07 13:35]

Bosch Group reported 13 percent growth in its China sales last year as a "consequence of continuous investment and localization strategy".

Bosch continues to turn in steady investment

[2012-04-27 21:59]

German technology and services provider Bosch Group said it will maintain annual investment of three to four billion yuan ($475 million to $635 billion) until 2015 to support sustainable growth in China.

Model at AC Schnitzer booth at Beijing auto show

[2012-04-26 17:44]

AC Schnitzer's model is pictured at the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2012) in Beijing on Tuesday.

GM's models at Beijing auto show

[2012-04-26 17:38]

General Motors' models are pictured at the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2012) in Beijing.

Model poses with Lotus Elise at Beijing auto show

[2012-04-24 12:34]

A model poses next to a Lotus Elise during the first media day of the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2012) at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijingon April 23, 2012.

New N20 turbo cuts consumption

[2012-04-23 07:55]

When gathered together extolling the virtues of their cars, BMW owners often talk about the strong performance delivered by the carmaker's classic, naturally aspirated in-line six-cylinder engine.

Dupont, Dow to help global automakers avoid output crunch

[2012-04-20 14:17]

Dupont and Dow Chemical are among chemical firms working with global automakers who are bracing for a crunch in production.

Brose sees window of opportunity in nation's safety rule

[2012-04-20 13:10]

China's new regulation governing anti-trap features for car power windows offers an opportunity for Brose Group to further develop in China.

Cabot pins hopes on Chinese auto market

[2012-04-18 13:11]

The world's largest manufacturer of carbon black is boosting its output in China with an eye on cashing in on booming automobile ownership in the country.

Bosch gears up for growth in China

[2012-04-17 14:37]

Bosch GmbH said its power tools division in China had a successful year in 2011 as sales increased 26 percent, one of the highest growth rates among all countries,

Honda plans to double China sales

[2012-04-16 13:58]

Honda Motor Co plans to double sales in China to about 1.2 million vehicles by 2015 through an expanded local lineup and ramped-up production.