Business / Auto Data

Chinese carmaker Chery sales up 17% in sluggish market

[2015-08-06 09:32]

Chinese carmaker Chery posted robust growth on Wednesday, despite a sluggish auto market performance.

China's new energy vehicle production rises rapidly

[2015-08-05 17:05]

Chinese automakers produced 20,400 new energy vehicles in July, 3.5 times as many as the month last year, after the government promoted the sector, official data showed on Wednesday.

Weak China sales may force BMW to revise full-year profit targets

[2015-08-05 11:19]

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG said slowing sales in China may force it to revise this year's profitability goals, challenging new Chief Executive Officer Harald Krueger as he seeks to defend his lead in the global luxury car industry.

BMW's profit hits new record in H1

[2015-08-05 10:51]

German car producer BMW Group announces on Tuesday that its earnings before interest and tax hits a new record in the first half year, exceeding 5 billion euros for the first time.

Volvo's car sales surge even as Chinese demand slumps

[2015-08-04 09:25]

The Volvo Car Group reported a global sales surge for the month of July on Monday although the company suffered from a hefty drop in Chinese demand.

China's Chery exports 50,130 cars in H1

[2015-07-31 11:03]

Chinese automaker Chery exported 50,130 cars in the first half of this year, accounting for more than a quarter of all exports by Chinese auto brands.

Nissan's Q2 group net profit rises 36.3%

[2015-07-30 14:31]

Nissan Motor Corp announced Wednesday its group net profit for the April-June quarter rose 36.3 percent from a year earlier, citing robust sales in its North American and European markets and a weaker yen.

Ford: Car sales may shrink

[2015-07-30 09:27]

Automakers may sell fewer vehicles in China this year for the first time since at least 1998 as demand slows in the world's largest market.

VW China delivers 1.7m cars in H1

[2015-07-23 14:37]

Volkswagen Group China delivered 1.74 million automobiles to market in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong in the first half of this year, the company said on Thursday.

FAW-VW sees car sales slump 11.3% in H1

[2015-07-22 13:56]

FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd, once a sales champion in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 804,098 passenger vehicles in the first six months.

China auto show reports surging sales amid price war

[2015-07-20 14:29]

A Chinese auto show has reported surging sales of 5.7 billion yuan ($922 million) as car dealers cut prices to clear inventories.

BMW partner warns of profit slump

[2015-07-15 09:40]

The partner of BMW AG's joint venture in China expects first-half profit to fall about 40 percent as demand for premium cars slows in the world's largest auto market.

Changes needed to halt declining auto exports

[2015-07-13 10:27]

China's auto exports fell in the first six months of 2015 and experts say there is much work to be done before the situation will change for the better.

Vehicle sales still plunging

[2015-07-13 09:38]

China's vehicle sales plunged deeper in June, forcing the country's leading auto organization to slash the industry's estimated growth rate.

SUVs and MPVs help boost GM's sales

[2015-07-13 09:33]

During the first half this year, General Motors and its joint venture in China sold 1.719 million vehicles, up 4.4 percent year-on-year. The growth benefited from its lineup of sports utility vehicles and multi-purpose vehicles.

Auto sales encounter rough patch

[2015-07-11 09:52]

The country expects deliveries to expand at the slowest pace in four years amid turmoil in the stock market that threatens to dent consumer sentiment.

Ford pins China hopes on new models after flat H1

[2015-07-09 09:40]

Ford Motor Co is looking to a raft of new sedan and SUV launches in China later this year to regain momentum in the world's largest auto market.

China's new energy vehicle production surging

[2015-07-08 09:35]

Chinese automakers produced more than 25,000 new energy vehicles in June, four times as many as they did in the same month last year, as the government promotes use of less polluting vehicles.

Marginal blips in auto exports between Jan-May

[2015-07-08 09:33]

Automobile export volumes remained sluggish in China from January to May despite the increase in export value, indicating the positive structural adjustment in vehicle exports.

Volvo's car sales soar on strong European performance

[2015-07-02 09:54]

Sweden-based automaker Volvo Cars saw sales surge in June as the company benefited from strong figures in the European market.