Business / Auto Data

Audi reports sales record in 2014

[2015-01-10 11:09]

The annual sales volume of German car producer Audi AG hit a new record in 2014 since it was founded in 1909, the Ingolstadt-based company announced Friday in a statement.

Vehicle sales climb at slower pace, hit by cities' restrictions

[2015-01-10 09:47]

Passenger-vehicle sales rose at a slower pace in China last year as economic growth moderated and more cities imposed purchase restrictions in the world's largest auto market.

Bentley sees 9% growth of cars delivery in 2014

[2015-01-08 09:45]

Bentley Motors announced that its global deliveries in 2014 grew by 9 percent to 11,020 cars, up from 10,120 cars in 2013 and marked another year of record sales.

Volvo Cars report record sales in 2014

[2015-01-06 11:21]

Sweden-based automaker Volvo Cars reported record sales in 2014, saying a successful global transformation is behind the figures.

Shanghai VW makes 12 millionth car

[2015-01-05 09:18]

Shanghai Volkswagen became China's first car maker to produce 12 million vehicles after an orange Lamando rolled off its production line on Dec 27.

Geely Auto sees 2014 profit halving on Russia, exports

[2014-12-18 10:15]

Chinese auto company Geely expects its net profit in 2014 to roughly halve due to foreign exchange losses from its operations in Russia.

Infiniti predicts sales growth to 2018 and beyond

[2014-12-15 10:12]

Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co's luxury arm Infiniti has vowed to expand its sales network in China aggressively, even though the overall luxury car market has slowed down.

China November auto sales up 2.3%

[2014-12-10 15:48]

China's auto sales rose 2.3 percent year on year to 2.09 million units in November.

Vehicle sales slow in Nov amid economic concerns

[2014-12-06 08:08]

Vehicle sales slowed drastically in China in November, as concerns over the cooling economy and purchase limitations in cities weighed heavily on buyers.

China's electric car production up in Nov

[2014-12-04 10:32]

Chinese carmakers produced 10 times as many new energy vehicles last month as they did in November 2013, thanks to intense government-led promotion, according to new data.

Young reign in luxury car market

[2014-12-01 08:33]

Though highly educated with big incomes, Chinese luxury car owners are surprisingly young. The average age of high-end vehicle owners is just 33.5 years.

China has largest number of drivers

[2014-11-28 10:40]

China has 244 million people licensed to drive cars, the largest number worldwide. 22 percent of Chinese people have driving licenses.

China Oct auto sales up 2.8%

[2014-11-14 17:46]

China's auto sales rose 2.8 percent year on year to 1.98 million units in October, data from an industry association showed on Friday.

Audi continues sales growth in Oct worldwide

[2014-11-08 14:09]

German car producer Audi AG continues its sales growth in October, delivering worldwide 146,200 cars, a year-on-year increase of 10.8 percent, Audi announced Friday.

Toyota says Oct China auto sales up 27.1% YOY

[2014-11-06 16:48]

Toyota Motor Corp and its two Chinese joint ventures sold about 104,700 vehicles in China in October, up 27.1 percent from a year earlier, the Japanese automaker said on Monday.

China's auto market growth may halve to 7%

[2014-10-25 15:14]

Growth in China's auto market, the world's biggest, will halve to 7 percent this year weighed down by a slowing economy, the head of an industry body said on Saturday.

China Sept auto sales up 2.5%

[2014-10-13 16:06]

China's auto sales rose 2.5 percent year on year to 1.98 million units in September, data from an industry association showed on Monday.

GM to sink $14b into China over five years

[2014-10-03 09:14]

General Motors is to invest $14 billion in China over the next five years and open five new manufacturing plants to increase sales in the world's largest car market.

GM revs up Cadillac sales forecast

[2014-09-25 06:56]

General Motors Co expects Cadillac sales in China to increase by 40 percent this year, as the US carmaker prepares to reorganize its luxury brand as a separate unit based in New York.

China's Jan-Aug NEV production up 328%

[2014-09-06 17:09]

New energy vehicle (NEV) production in China has more than tripled in the first eight months of this year, boosted by the government support out of environmental concern.