Business / Auto China

Satisfying customers, employees and society

[2014-07-09 07:15]

Volkswagen Group China impressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel by making people a priority when she visited an FAW-VW plant in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on July 6.

Volkswagen expands production capacity in China

[2014-07-09 07:15]

Jochem Heizmann, member of the board of management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and president and CEO of Volkswagen Group China, signed a joint declaration on July 7.

Further growth expected for auto industry

[2014-07-08 07:08]

Experts expect that the Chinese passenger vehicle market will expand by 15 per cent to 18.7 million units during 2014.

Volkswagen to build two new plants in China

[2014-07-07 17:31]

German auto giant Volkswagen announced Monday that it will build two new auto plants in its largest market of China to expand production capacity.

VW receives Chinese approval for two more plants - sources

[2014-07-07 09:31]

German carmaker Volkswagen has received approval from China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to add two more factories in the country, two people close to the matter said.

Smart turns up summer heat in Chengdu

[2014-07-07 07:09]

On Saturday, Mercedes-Benz started the second leg of its smart times party in Chengdu, Sichuan province, which saw fans enjoy a day of activities and smart-themed fun.

Auto industry gets geared up for expected tech revolution

[2014-07-07 07:09]

The global automotive industry is facing a technology revolution for the next step of development, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey.

Factory's energy efforts thrill German leader

[2014-07-07 07:08]

Merkel toured an FAW-Volkswagen joint production plant in Chengdu, marking the prelude to a program of building electric charging stations for cars and infrastructure in China.

Battery venture gets conditional approval

[2014-07-04 08:43]

The Ministry of Commerce has given conditional approval for a joint venture that plans to mass-produce nickel-metal hybrid batteries for electric vehicles.

Fourth Peugeot-Dongfeng China plant gets green light

[2014-07-03 14:09]

French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen and partner Dongfeng Motor receive approval for a fourth factory in China, which will add production capacity of 300,000 vehicles a year to the partnership's factories.

LG Chem signs MOU to build China EV battery plant

[2014-07-02 14:47]

South Korea's LG Chem Ltd on Wednesday said it had signed a memorandum of understanding to build a factory for electric vehicle batteries in China by 2015.

Carmaker may head to Saudi Arabia

[2014-07-02 07:11]

Chinese battery and car maker BYD Co Ltd is planning to set up a vehicle manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia, to further accelerate its international expansion.

Skoda's new design DNA

[2014-06-30 07:02]

Skoda plans to continue an aggressive new product offensive in China to raise brand awareness and boost sales, said Andreas Hafemann, president of Skoda China.

Chery shuts once-top Beijing outlet

[2014-06-30 07:02]

Chery's first dealership in Beijing and once its top-selling outlet nationally has closed in the capital city's famous Yayuncun automobile market.

Ovations, wave of new dealers mark Ford CEO's retirement

[2014-06-30 07:02]

It was probably Allan Mulally's final public appearance in China as president and CEO of Ford Motor Co when he attended a ceremony in Shanghai on June 19 to mark the opening of 88 Ford dealerships.

Driving World Cup success

[2014-06-30 07:02]

As the month-long World Cup enthralls millions of Chinese football fans, automakers and component manufacturers have a range of plans to join the surge.

Beijing to build electric car charging network

[2014-06-28 14:42]

Beijing plans to build 10,000 public charging poles for electric cars by 2017, the municipal government announced on Friday.

CAR embraces CTO of IBM Greater China

[2014-06-26 12:33]

CAR Inc announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Liu Yaxiao the Chief Information Officer, who will be in charge of CAR's information technology.

BMW extends joint venture with Brilliance China to 2028

[2014-06-24 14:08]

BMW said it had extended its joint venture with Brilliance China until 2028, a move which analysts say would help both companies continue expanding in the world's largest car market.

Volvo's China export plans mark new phase

[2014-06-23 17:22]

Volvo's plans to turn China into an export hub shows parent company Geely is out to disprove pessimists who have cast doubt on Chinese companies' ability to manage global consumer brands.