Toyota's ambitious plan

2012-03-05 11:24:47

Promoting environmentally friendly products and technologies will be a core focus of Toyota's future development in China, according to its new strategy.

Great Wall opens first EU car plant

2012-02-27 10:24:13

Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor Co Ltd opened its first European factory on Feb 21 as part of its strategy to lift sales in the region.

Dongfeng minitruck starts production in Thailand

2012-02-20 15:29:08

Dongfeng Xiao Kang, a well-known minitruck model of China, has been put into mass production in Thailand to address rising local demand.

Maserati to recall 222 cars in Chinese mainland

2012-02-13 17:10:25

Italian luxury car-maker Maserati will recall 222 vehicles imported to the Chinese mainland due to defective rear lamps.

Youngman bids for bankrupt Saab

2012-02-06 16:18:39

Chinese group Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile has made a fresh bid for Swedish carmaker Saab, which went bust in December, according to media reports.

China's carmakers making inroads in New Zealand

2012-01-17 09:49:33

Chinese automakers Chery and Great Wall could be jostling for New Zealand market share with Japanese giants like Honda, Mazda and Mitsubishi in 10 to 15 years, a senior New Zealand motor industry official said.

Pang Da halts bid to acquire Saab

2011-12-26 09:44:41

China's Pang Da Automobile Trade said on Dec 20 it would halt its attempt to acquire Swedish carmaker Saab in light of Saab's bankruptcy.

Lifan begins to build 2nd plant

2011-12-19 09:49:38

Construction has begun on Lifan Motor's second automobile production plant. The factory, which has a designed annual capability of 150,000 units, will begin production in 2013.

MG Motor joins hand with Birmingham airport

2011-12-13 09:17:05

China's carmaker MG Motor and Birmingham Airport signed a formal corporate partnership agreement on Dec 6, highlighting their long-term commitment to the development of trade between the Britain's second largest city and China.

Zhengzhou Nissan begins work on new R&D center

2011-12-12 15:52:28

Zhengzhou Nissan has begun construction work on its brand new 280 million yuan ($44.17m) research and development center. The center will be ready for work by 2013.

Volvo Cars starts recruitment for Daqing factory

2011-12-06 14:10:14

Volvo Car Corp has started recruiting employees for its planned manufacturing plant in Daqing in China, according to Lars Danielsson, the company's head of production in China.

Honda China COO confident in Dongfeng Honda's progress

2011-12-06 14:09:54

Despite tough automobile market conditions this year, foreign manufacturers such as Honda cannot ignore the importance of the country.