Business / Auto China

Chery plans to put up assembly plant in Philippines

[2014-03-28 15:14]

China's car manufacturer Chery Automobile Co Ltd is planning to put up an assembly plant costing 4.5 billion pesos ($100 million) in the Philippines within the next three years.

BYD plans to sell new shares in HK: report

[2014-03-28 11:25]

BYD Co Ltd plans to sell new stocks worth as much as 20 percent of its Hong Kong-listed shares, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing unidentified sources.

FAW reshuffles top management

[2014-03-27 17:31]

One of the biggest automobile companies in China has announced major changes in its top management.

Chinese carmakers accelerate into Brazilian market

[2014-03-27 11:02]

Chinese carmakers have started to steer more business toward the Brazilian market due to growing appetite for cars in Brazil and booming production in China.

Hyundai Motor eyes expansion with new China plant

[2014-03-26 16:19]

Hyundai Motor Co plans to build its fourth plant in China for about 1 trillion Korean won ($926.48 million) and start production in early 2016, a source said.

Shanghai to install safety seats in taxis

[2014-03-25 08:31]

A total of 168 taxis from four local companies - Dazhong, Qiangsheng, Jinjiang and Haibo - will install the safety seats.

Infiniti sees China as most important market

[2014-03-24 13:23]

Infiniti, Japanese automaker Nissan's luxury brand, views China as the most important market at present, a company representative said on Sunday.

Driving pleasure, financial pain

[2014-03-24 07:35]

Consumers are increasingly concerned about the big bills they receive after taking their cars in for maintenance and repair.

Lightweight auto steel has heavy impact

[2014-03-24 07:35]

Lightweight automobile steel can also help vehicles improve energy efficiency without compromising safety.

Infiniti hopes blend of East, West

[2014-03-24 07:35]

Infiniti are determined to bring the best of the brand - a distinct aesthetic taste that blends the West and East - to Chinese consumers.

Lack of charging devices deter electric car buyers

[2014-03-21 11:13]

About 40 percent of potential customers who were planning to purchase electric cars in Beijing had to drop the plan last year.

Bentley shifts its global thrust into high gear

[2014-03-21 09:28]

China could overtake the US to become Bentley Motors' largest market within four years, with its share expected to grow to 25 percent of the automaker's global sales.

China shares 20% of BMW global sales

[2014-03-20 09:43]

China accounted for about 20% of German car producer BMW Group's global sales, BMW chairman said.

Chinese Chery plans India ride with SUV

[2014-03-19 18:31]

Chery has shipped a Tiggo5 SUV to India to assist Tata Motors, an Indian automobile company, test the product.

Geely borrows 20b yuan for overseas expansion

[2014-03-18 17:51]

Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has agreed loans of 20 billion yuan ($3.26 billion) from the Export-Import Bank of China.

Record auto recalls in 2013

[2014-03-17 07:23]

China's new auto warranty and consumer protection laws that took effect last year are having an impact in the world's largest auto market.

Lamborghini looks to accelerate after sales decline

[2014-03-17 07:23]

For Automobili Lamborghini SpA in China, 2013 was still a successful year for the Raging Bull to record

VW China company day reveals people first focus

[2014-03-14 15:34]

Volkswagen Group China held its first large scale company day on March 11 in Beijing, and President and CEO Jochem Heizmann was in person to show those in attendance for the orientation the company's People First strategy.

China's new energy drivers

[2014-03-14 11:35]

At the last minute, new energy vehicles (NEVs) were marshaled retrospectively into a government work plan for the battle against pollution in 2014.

Parking lot fire destroys 70 cars worth 20m yuan

[2014-03-13 21:52]

A man takes photos of burnt cars in a parking lot in Zhengzhou city, capital of Central China’s Henan province, on March 12, after more than 70 cars - including 30 Cadillacs - with a total value of 20 million yuan ($3,260,000), were destroyed in a fire.