Business / Auto Data

Volkswagen AG Q1 profit declines

[2013-04-25 09:52]

Volkswagen AG announced that its profit in the first quarter of 2013 shrank due to weak demands from European market.

Auto sales slightly rise in March

[2013-04-20 07:20]

Following weak performance in February, China's light vehicle sales grew 11 percent month-on-month in March, to 2 million units.

GM global sales jump in Q1

[2013-04-18 10:36]

General Motors Co said its first-quarter global sales rose 3.6 percent to nearly 2.4 million vehicles, as its two largest markets, the United States and China, offset Europe.

Australia new car sales dip 0.6% in March

[2013-04-16 18:03]

Sales of new motor vehicles in Australia dipped 0.6 percent in March, from February, a third month of modest losses that pointed to a flattening of demand.

Volkswagen group car sales fall flat in March

[2013-04-15 17:27]

Volkswagen, the world's third largest carmaker, posted flat vehicle sales in March after headwinds in global markets grew harsher.

Shanghai VW sales strong in Q1

[2013-04-15 11:51]

Sales by Shanghai Volkswagen surpassed the 400,000-unit mark in the first three months of this year, the company announced

China's Q1 auto sales top 5m units

[2013-04-11 16:49]

Sales of China-made automobiles posted better-than-expected two-digit growth in the first quarter, reaching 5.42 million units in January-March.

Car sales back on fast track

[2013-04-10 00:29]

China's passenger vehicle sales returned to high-speed growth in March due to surging demand for entry-level cars.

Britain car sales rise 5.9% in March

[2013-04-08 15:56]

Britain's car market continued the strong momentum in March with the new car registrations surging 5.9 percent to 394,806 units.

XC60 SUV leads Q1 surge in China at Volvo

[2013-04-08 11:10]

Sales of Volvo Cars in China in the first quarter hit 13,780 units, a year-on-year increase of 26.6 percent. The company's best-seller in China was the XC60 SUV.

Sharp sales hike in China for Hyundai-Kia

[2013-04-08 11:08]

Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group sold nearly 130,000 locally made vehicles in China last month, an increase of 27 percent over a year ago.

Ford Chang'an JV Q1 sales double in China

[2013-04-08 11:08]

Ford's joint venture in China with Chang'an Automobile Group reported sales of 237,000 cars in the first three months this year

Pay and profit: Executive fortunes

[2013-04-08 07:59]

Wang Chuanfu, the chairman of BYD, had the domestic industry's biggest paycheck last year while Zhejiang Geely Holding Corp Chairman Li Shufu had the lowest.

Profits plummet for many as 'knockout round' looms

[2013-04-08 07:59]

Many domestic carmakers are reporting that profits tumbled last year due to a slowing economy and intense competition in the world's most crowded market.

Chrysler posts best monthly sales since December 2007

[2013-04-03 17:24]

Chrysler Group said its vehicle sales in March were the best since December 2007, and estimated the industry's annual sales rate last month was 15.6 million.

Dongfeng Motor 2012 profit beats analyst estimates

[2013-03-29 16:26]

Dongfeng Motor Group Co, China's biggest maker of Japanese-branded cars, reported a full-year profit that beat analyst estimates even as sales declined.

SAIC profit misses estimates, GM growth stalls

[2013-03-29 15:38]

SAIC Motor Corp, China's largest automaker, reported full-year profit that missed analysts' estimates after earnings growth stalled at its venture with General Motors Co.

Chinese car prices higher in Feb

[2013-03-28 16:44]

The price of Chinese brand vehicles rose mildly in February by 0.66 percentage points from a year earlier, according to China's price monitoring center.

Dongfeng's 2012 net profit slumps 94.8%

[2013-03-26 16:59]

Dongfeng Motor Corp said in its 2012 financial report filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Tuesday that its net profit slumped 94.82 percent year-on-year to 21.73 million yuan.

BYD's 2012 net profit the lowest in four years

[2013-03-25 17:00]

Chinese battery and carmaker BYD Co Ltd has reported net profit diving 94.12 percent year-on-year to 81 million yuan, the lowest in at least four years.