Business / Auto China

Delphi ramps up domestic operations

[2014-10-13 13:27]

Auto spare part supplier Delphi Automotive PLC will start producing injectors for gasoline direct injection engines in its Shanghai plant in July 2015.

Locally made Range Rover Evoque ready for rollout

[2014-10-13 13:23]

The Range Rover Evoque will roll off the production line at the Changshu plant of Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co Ltd on Oct 21.

VW extends China JV by 25 yrs to tighten market grip

[2014-10-11 11:26]

Volkswagen extended its joint venture with China FAW Group Corp by 25 years, as the German manufacturer steps up its bid for the global autos throne by targeting an increasing share of the world's biggest car market.

Dongfeng Nissan launches first electric car

[2014-09-25 10:04]

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company launched its first electric car in the northeastern city of Dalian on Wednesday.

Nissan, Dongfeng come together for Infiniti

[2014-09-23 07:46]

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co said on Monday that it has set up a joint venture with Dongfeng Auto Motor Corp to manufacture and market its luxury brand Infiniti in China.

VW seeks higher margins with China-only luxury sedan

[2014-09-22 13:53]

Volkswagen AG will launch a VW-badged luxury sedan designed solely for China next year in its pursuit of higher margins, in a move that could put it in direct competition with its premium brand Audi.

Business innovation also key to e-car development

[2014-09-22 07:10]

In addition to technical breakthroughs, innovation in the business model can play a major role in developing the new-energy vehicle industry in China.

Maturing market wants better quality

[2014-09-22 07:10]

In a maturing market that wants better quality and services, three-quarters of car owners in China are planning to switch brands when they buy their next vehicle.

Luxury brand looks to electrify racing

[2014-09-22 07:06]

As the new Formula E took to the track in Beijing on Sept 13 for its inaugural race, Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer was there keeping track of the times, as the official timekeeper for the world's first racing series for zero emissions electric cars.

Wheels in motion

[2014-09-22 07:06]

Michelin's 25-year development in China has been fantastic and successful, thanks to its strategy - Go With China.

Wanxiang to relaunch Fisker Karma car with 2012 design

[2014-09-19 12:46]

Chinese auto parts producer Wanxiang Group, which bought stylish electric car pioneer Fisker Automotive from bankruptcy, is accelerating the relaunch of Fisker's Karma hybrid luxury car.

Video: China's E racing team electrifies supporters

[2014-09-17 13:49]

Although the China Racing team didn't finish at the top in the Formula E racing in Beijing, the team's two drivers have been welcomed and praised by racing crews and fans.

Hyundai Motor to build two new plants in China: sources

[2014-09-17 09:30]

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co plans to build two new factories in China instead of one, two people familiar with the matter said.

Toyota officials appearing on NDRC's radar

[2014-09-17 07:39]

China's price regulator has summoned executives from Toyota Motor Corp for questioning over pricing policies and practices for spare and replacement parts in its luxury Lexus division.

In China, Volkswagen thinks small to score big

[2014-09-16 09:59]

Volkswagen AG's lead in China's compact sedan market this year has helped a handful of German marques sell almost as many passenger cars as China's 25 local brands combined.

Audi faces fine for price fixing

[2014-09-15 08:17]

On Sept 11 the Hubei Provincial Commodity Price Bureau announced a fine of about 249 million yuan ($40.62 million) for monopolistic practices by FAW-Volkswagen's Audi division.

Formula E debuts in Beijing

[2014-09-13 20:48]

Beijing's Olympic Stadium echoed to the roar of something completely different on Saturday as the world's first fully electric car racing series was launched on a temporary track where used to the roar of a packed crowd.

Beijing hosts electrifying debut

[2014-09-13 08:00]

Britain's Katherine Legge will drive for Team Amlin Aguri when Formula E racing debuts at Beijing's Olympic Green, to a backdrop of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube, on Saturday.

FAW-VW antitrust probe sparked by customer complaint

[2014-09-12 13:31]

The antitrust investigation into FAW-Volkswagen started from the complaint of an Audi customer, who says the insurance company would only compensate 1/3 of her vehicle's maintenance costs.

Dongfeng Citroen takes top honors

[2014-09-02 09:42]

Dongfeng Citroen has been awarded the No 1 Sales Satisfaction Index prize in the Chinese car market by J.D. Power on Aug 8, in Chengdu city, Sichuan province.