Business / Auto China

Besturn car brand to sponsor Helong International Half Marathon

[2015-08-13 14:19]

The Besturn car brand, from First Auto Works Group, will sponsor the Helong International Half Marathon 2015 in Helong City, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, on Sept 5.

China to become world's largest market for new energy vehicles

[2015-08-13 10:07]

China is set to pass the US and become the world's largest market for new energy vehicles this year as supporting measures from the government start to pay off, industry insiders observe.

Antitrust rules for auto sector soon

[2015-08-13 09:29]

China's anti-monopoly regulator has started the drafting of antitrust guidelines for the automobile industry, which are likely to involve issues emerging from online sales and parallel car imports.

Tesla to build more charging posts along China's eastern shore

[2015-08-12 17:31]

US electric car maker Tesla said Wednesday that it will build additional charging posts along China's eastern coast this year to increase drivers' access to charging facilities.

'Tougher' Chinese market is hurting overall sales: Toyota

[2015-08-10 14:05]

Toyota Motor Corp warned of tougher competition in China and raised its forecast for sales in Japan as it reported quarterly profit that beat analyst estimates.

BMW gives China's children a head start on safety

[2015-08-10 13:27]

2015 BMW Children's Traffic Safety Education Program - featuring simulated driving experiences, safety education courses,"4-D" rides in a safety passenger seat and a "Train the Trainer" course - began at the China Science and Technology Museum in China's capital in July.

Auto repair rules near green light

[2015-08-10 10:00]

A regulation that requires automakers to disclose their maintenance and repair technology information, written by several government departments including the Ministry of Transport and the National Development and Reform Commission, will be released later this month.

Tesla cuts annual sales targets after struggle to maintain steady flow of parts

[2015-08-07 09:50]

Shares in Tesla Motors Inc fell in extended trading after the electric-car manufacturer cut its full-year vehicle sales forecast.

Used car trading website gains $85 million investment

[2015-08-06 16:15]

The pre-owned car trading website announced Monday that it raised $85 million C round funds lead by Internet giant Tencent Holdings.

$21,700 Land Rover look-alike set to go on sale

[2015-08-06 07:24]

A sport utility vehicle that bears an uncanny resemblance to the Land Rover Evoque will go on sale this week at one-third of its sticker price.

Toyota warns of tough times ahead as competition heats up

[2015-08-05 11:20]

Toyota Motor Corp warned of tougher competition in China and raised its forecast for Japan sales as it reported quarterly profit that beat analyst estimates.

Navigating new growth markets

[2015-08-04 08:04]

During the past two decades, foreign automakers have injected billions into China with an eye on the nation's huge growth opportunities.

Tesla teams with property developer to expand charging poles

[2015-08-03 17:07]

US electric car maker Tesla announced it will work with a Hong Hong property developer to build more charging poles at shopping malls in six Chinese cities on Monday.

BMW redefines China strategy with new innovative thrust

[2015-08-03 13:44]

BMW launched its latest strategy for the Chinese market on Friday that prioritizes innovation as its core concept.

Mazda warns of price war in China

[2015-08-03 13:39]

Mazda Motor joined a growing list of multinational carmakers warning of a price war in China as brands jostle for sales amid a sharp slowdown.

Volkswagen lowers sales forecast amid slowdown

[2015-07-30 09:55]

Volkswagen AG has lowered its global sales forecast amid a slowdown in China and challenging markets in Russia and South America.

Volvo China JV truck exports surge

[2015-07-29 16:14]

Dongfeng Motor Corp said on Wednesday that its joint venture with Sweden's Volvo Group exported 150 percent more trucks in the first half of 2015 than the same period last year.

Parallel import of cars gaining momentum

[2015-07-28 11:18]

China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone's pilot program on parallel imports of cars, which allows dealers to purchase cars directly from abroad.

Electric car sales accelerate in Beijing

[2015-07-28 09:12]

A growing number of electric cars are running on the streets of Beijing as the Chinese capital battles air pollution that is partly caused by vehicle emissions.

China 'accelerates' plan to boost market for parallel-import autos

[2015-07-27 11:19]

Despite flagging sales in China's parallel-import autos, the nation's policymakers are pushing harder than ever to advance pilot programs in support of the market.