Business / Auto Data

Surge in SUV popularity boosts Chinese auto brands

[2015-03-30 07:36]

Sales in February remained on track for China's light vehicle market, with a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 24.6 million units, a level similar to that seen in January.

BAIC Motor reports doubled profits

[2015-03-25 17:40]

BAIC Motor Corp Ltd released its first annual report in Hong Kong on Sunday where it revealed that the company earned 4.51 billion yuan ($734.66 million) in profits.

China February auto sales drop 0.2%

[2015-03-11 09:55]

China's auto sales dropped 0.2 percent year on year to 1.59 million units in February, an industry association said on Tuesday.

Auto sector off to strong start in 2015 as SUV sales surge ahead

[2015-03-11 08:14]

China's auto sales accelerated in the first two months of this year, led by demand for sport utility vehicles and minivans.

Mazda sales slide for third month

[2015-03-03 16:20]

The downward spiral of Mazda China continued with 24,538 vehicles sold in January, 11.7 percent less than the 27,785 in the same month last year.

Volvo Group stalls in Q4 as construction sector contracts

[2015-02-27 07:10]

Volvo Group posted a fourth-quarter loss as a plunge in construction equipment deliveries compounded the effects of provisions for credit losses and a potential antitrust fine.

Top 10 best-selling SUVs in Chinese mainland in 2014

[2015-02-27 07:00]

The 10 best-selling cars achieved total sales of 1.6 million units, accounting for 8.3 percent of all units sold.

42,800 new-energy cars exempt from purchase tax

[2015-02-19 11:09]

From September 2014 to January 2015, about 42,800 owners enjoyed the exemption, including owners of 36,600 passenger vehicles and 6,207 commercial vehicles.

Auto sales climb 10% in January on demand for SUVs and minivans

[2015-02-11 07:43]

China's auto sales rose 10 percent in January, led by demand for sport utility vehicles and minivans as consumers continued to favor more spacious rides over conventional sedans.

Audi continues sales growth in Jan

[2015-02-10 13:37]

German car producer Audi continues its sales growth in January, reporting its best-ever start into the new year in company history, the Ingolstadt-based company announced in a statement on Monday.

Car ownership tops 154 million in China in 2014

[2015-01-28 07:37]

China added a record 17 million new cars on the road in 2014 as car ownership reaches 154 million, said the Ministry of Public Security on Tuesday.

Volvo China sales surges 32.8% in 2014

[2015-01-24 18:13]

Volvo Cars China saw a sales growth of 32.8 percent in 2014 outperforming it's annual target sales of 800,000 units.

General Motors China touches new height in 2014

[2015-01-23 17:10]

General Motors China and the joint ventures together achieved a sales volume of 3.54 million units in 2014, selling on average 9,700 cars daily, 12 percent more than that in 2013.

Carmaker Autoeuropa exports rise by 12% in 2014

[2015-01-20 09:44]

Autoeuropa, a Volkswagen plant near Portuguese capital Lisbon, saw its exports rise by 12 percent to 101,000 units last year thanks to Chinese demand.

Volkswagen deliveries top 10 million for first time

[2015-01-13 11:17]

Volkswagen AG delivered more than 10 million vehicles for the first time in 2014, reaching the annual-sales milestone four years earlier than originally targeted on the back of strong growth in China.

Volkswagen China delivers 3.68m automobiles in 2014

[2015-01-13 11:16]

Volkswagen Group China delivered 3.68 million automobiles to market in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong in 2014, up 12.4 percent year on year.

Jaguar Land Rover sales increase by 9% on China market jump

[2015-01-13 10:01]

Jaguar Land Rover, a British luxury vehicle brand now owned by India's Tata Motors, announced Monday that it sold 462,678 vehicles in 2014.

China 2014 auto sales up 6.9%

[2015-01-12 17:16]

China's auto sales rose 6.9 percent year on year to 23.49 million units in 2014, data from an industry association showed Monday.

BMW Brilliance marks 1 millionth milestone

[2015-01-12 16:59]

BMW Brilliance marked the debut of its 1 millionth vehicle when a white BMW 328 Li rolled off the assembly line at the automaker's Tiexi plant in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on Jan 8.

China's electric car production grows in 2014

[2015-01-10 11:12]

China's electric car production jumped fourfold to 83,900 vehicles in 2014, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said Friday.