Business / Auto China

China to build more electric vehicle charging stations

[2016-09-13 09:35]

China will accelerate construction of electric vehicle charging facilities in residential areas to boost production and sales of green cars.

Mid-sized SUVs hold the key to FAW-VW's future

[2016-09-12 07:33]

FAW-Volkswagen is ready to roll out its first batch of new energy models and sport utility vehicles to catch up with the market tendency and further boost profitability when planning the 2025 strategy for the new phase.

Phaeton provides luxury at summit

[2016-09-12 07:33]

A total of 345 Volkswagen luxury Phaetons drove into the spotlight when they provided an exclusive premium mobility service to the government heads and senior delegations at the G20 Leaders Summit, which wrapped up last week in Hangzhou.

Porsche's Chinese expansion not slowing down

[2016-09-12 07:33]

German luxury automaker Porsche AG is consolidating its position in China as it expects sales to hit a new high in the world's largest auto market.

JAC drives ahead with VW tie-up

[2016-09-08 07:13]

German carmaker Volkswagen AG is to set up a 50:50 joint venture on new-energy vehicles with China's Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co.

VW to build joint venture with JAC

[2016-09-07 10:32]

German auto giant Volkswagen AG will likely build a joint venture with Chinese automaker JAC Motors.

BMW's plug-in electric hybrid is answer to green auto trend

[2016-09-07 07:27]

BMW Brilliance's maiden plug-in hybrid electric Sports Activity Vehicle to be produced in China, which is also the first new energy premium compact SAV on the domestic market, fulfills the joint venture's commitment to sustainable development.

BMW's new breed of luxury cars: strong, powerful, clean and green

[2016-09-06 07:43]

The stunning new energy BMW i family of vehicles had added sheer driving pleasure to sustainable e-mobility, while the celebrated BMW M series has combined high-performance technology with its reinforced sports heritage.

Lexus powers ahead with uniquely Eastern dynamic balance

[2016-09-05 10:44]

With its robust sales out-pacing its competitors, Toyota Motor's luxury arm Lexus is now gearing up to write a new chapter in China, with a unique business philosophy that focuses more on quality than volume.

Tech evolution drives Continental Tires' expansion in Asia-Pacific

[2016-09-19 15:41]

Continental Tires has put its global experience and German technology into its new Anhui production base, following the "Vision 2025" strategy, expecting the Asia-Pacific region to drive the company's growth as the world's market is bumpy.

Tesla removes 'self-driving' from China website after Beijing crash

[2016-08-17 07:15]

Tesla Motors Inc removed the term "self-driving" from its China website after a driver in Beijing who crashed in "autopilot" mode complained that the carmaker overplayed the function's capability and misled buyers.

Auto part-maker confident of China's economy

[2016-08-15 17:20]

China's economy is developing stably and the market is prosperous, providing great opportunities for companies to grow, according to Plastic Omnium chairman Laurent Burelle.

Toyota JV puts faith in long-term success of hybrids

[2016-08-15 07:56]

Toyota Motor Co's joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile Corp aims to boost long-term sales of petrol-electric hybrid cars by offering a wide range of models.

Technology driving parts makers' takeovers

[2016-08-15 07:56]

The auto industry's self-driving revolution has spurred the biggest two years of car-supplier takeovers in a decade, with more coming as parts makers struggle to keep up with the pace of technological transformation.

Drivers warned not to depend on in-car assistance systems

[2016-08-15 07:56]

Drivers should not be overly reliant on in-car assistance functions such as Tesla's Autopilot system, said an official from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology at a forum on autonomous driving in Shanghai earlier this month.

BMW to launch self-driving cars in China

[2016-08-15 09:50]

German carmaker BMW says it is planning to launch self-driving vehicles in China.

Shouqi, Homeinns join hands for tailored mobility services

[2016-08-11 16:12]

Shouqi and Homeinns announced their strategic partnership in Beijing on Thursday, aimed at easing tailored services for travelers, such as simplifying the process of picking up and returning hired cars.

Legalizing of car-hailing services will hit sales

[2016-08-08 07:56]

Car-hailing might hinder growth of the new purchase market in China, as the services have been granted legal status while local governments in major cities are restricting the registration and the use of vehicles.

Move over sedans, pickup trucks are here

[2016-08-08 08:45]

China's aspiring urban cowboys are finally getting their moment. Pickup trucks, long relegated to workhorses for the country's farmers, are being allowed in select urban areas for the first time.

Talent in hot demand as investment pours into e-car industry

[2016-08-08 07:56]

China's biggest iPhone maker, largest e-commerce company and leading internet-video producer are all in the hunt to build electric cars - and to grab the small pool of available talent to build them.