Business / Auto China

BMW to deliver electric car in China in Sept

[2014-05-29 10:59]

BMW will start delivering imported electric cars in China in September, with pre-orders indicating short supplies in a market that could become the world's biggest for green vehicles.

Demand for cars moving into a slower lane

[2014-05-29 06:52]

Consumer demand for vehicles in the next few months will be weaker than at the beginning of this year, according to the 2014 China Auto and Auto Parts report released on Wednesday by UBS Securities Co Ltd.

I'll supply the truck, you supply the parts

[2014-05-27 07:12]

A South African truck assembler backed by Chinese parts suppliers said it is committed to building vehicles ideal for use on Africa's toughest terrain.

Fresh bid to build charging network

[2014-05-26 07:13]

More electric vehicles are expected to hit the road in China following progress in charging infrastructure and a range of favorable government policies across the country.

Global brands go local for new-energy subsidies

[2014-05-26 07:13]

With the current government policy limiting electric vehicle subsidies to locally produced brands, foreign carmakers are turning to localization and innovative business models.

Michelin accelerates for network expansion

[2014-05-26 07:13]

French tire maker Michelin is putting all its efforts into establishing itself in China's automotive aftermarket by expanding its TyrePlus service network.

Porsche dream becomes reality at sports car carnival test drives

[2014-05-26 07:13]

Car lovers in Beijing indulged their passion for speed at a sports car carnival hosted by Porsche in the capital from May 15 to 18.

China voices reservations on WTO auto case ruling

[2014-05-24 15:48]

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said it has reservations about a World Trade Organization (WTO) expert panel ruling on an automobile trade dispute between China and the United States.

CAR back on road to an initial public offering

[2014-05-24 07:27]

China Auto Rental Holding Inc, the country's largest vehicle-leasing company by fleet size and revenue, said on Thursday night that it had revived its initial public offering plans.

BYD offers $400m in new shares; proceeds to help expand car output

[2014-05-24 07:27]

BYD Co, the Chinese automaker partially owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, is offering $400 million in new stock, according to a term sheet obtained by Bloomberg News.

Tesla launches standard model in China

[2014-05-22 09:44]

Tesla Motors Inc has started offering its Model S 60 kWh cars, the standard Model S version, in the Chinese market.

Great Wall Motor plans to open Russia factory

[2014-05-21 06:44]

Facing fierce competition from foreign rivals, China's privately owned Great Wall Motor Co Ltd plans to invest 3.2 billion yuan in building a car manufacturing plant in Russia.

PLA procurement to lift domestic car brands

[2014-05-20 07:01]

The removal of foreign automobile brands from the People's Liberation Army's procurement list may substantially help out Chinese vehicle producers, analysts said.

PLA buys more domestic brand vehicles

[2014-05-19 16:21]

More than 1,000 Red Flag H7 limousines have been delivered to the People's Liberation Army, as foreign brands are being phased out in procurement by China's military force.

Mileage shortfalls fuel sanctions

[2014-05-19 07:34]

Auto manufacturers in China are expected to redouble efforts to make energy-efficient vehicles as the central government announced tougher measures to curb fuel consumption.

How digital world drives innovation at Daimler

[2014-05-19 07:34]

Daimler will rely on its latest digital technologies for another leap in development - that was the message from the German premium vehicle manufacturer through its information technology organization.

ABB pouring $2b into smart technology projects

[2014-05-16 07:14]

Swiss-based power and automation company ABB Group will invest at least $2 billion in China over the next decade, according to CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer.

Volvo targeting young drivers

[2014-05-15 11:26]

Volvo Cars Corp is trying to woo young drivers with new designs and in-car infotainment systems.

Nissan aims for China sales of 2m cars per year

[2014-05-14 19:34]

Nissan Motor Co aims to achieve annual China sales of 2 million cars by 2017-2018, a senior executive said on Tuesday, as it bolsters its business in the world's largest car market.

Land Rover to reveal unexplored China

[2014-05-14 13:34]

The British luxury car maker launched a campaign to showcase its products and all-terrain capability of its iconic brands.