Business / Auto China

Liuzhou's car output will shift up a gear

[2014-03-13 08:27]

Authorities in Liuzhou, the biggest industrial city in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, have pledged to speed up the development of its ambitious automobile base.

Audi delivers 20% more cars to China in 2013 than 2012

[2014-03-12 14:19]

German car producer Audi AG delivers nearly 492,000 cars in 2013 to China, over a fifth more than in the previous year, Audi chairman of the board of management announced.

Dongfeng Renault president lays out his vision

[2014-03-12 13:34]

Dongfeng Renault Automotive President Jacques Daniel discusses the joint venture, the plan to produce world-class cars in China and his belief in people.

'Year of the Cat'

[2014-03-10 07:10]

British luxury brand Jaguar is set to score some spectacular goals with help from David Beckham, its first-ever celebrity ambassador for the country.

One brand strategy to return to Geely

[2014-03-05 09:03]

Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said it will go back to a single-brand strategy, meaning that all of its sub-brands - including Emgrand, Gleagle and Englon - may vanish from the market.

Geely acquires British electric startup Emerald

[2014-03-04 03:40]

Private-sector vehicle producer Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co confirmed on Monday the acquisition of British electric startup company Emerald Automotive after a year of negotiations, promising investment of at least $200 million over the next five years for development of its vehicles.

Smallest passengers on risky ride

[2014-03-03 07:45]

According to information from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, more than 18,500 children under the age of 14 die in car accidents every year in the country, about 2.5 times the number in Europe.

Survey: 98% eschew safety seats amid low awareness

[2014-03-03 07:45]

A survey by the China Automotive Technology & Research Center last year found that nearly 98 percent of parents in China do not use child safety seats in their cars.

Jaguar Land Rover taps provider for warranties

[2014-03-03 07:45]

Jaguar Land Rover China and PICC Property and Casualty Co Ltd inked an extended vehicle warranty agreement last week in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.

Growth in China support stable outlook for auto industry: Moody's

[2014-02-28 10:54]

The outlook for global automobile manufactures remains stable, as the continuous market growth in China and the recovery in Western Europe will offset the ease of demand in some emerging market, said Moody's Investors Service.

Smaller, cheaper EVs may trump pricey Teslas

[2014-02-28 08:22]

Tesla may be hoping to spark China's stagnant new-energy vehicle market, but experts believe the US carmaker won't be shift the industry into high gear.

BYD 'green' cars get go-ahead for Beijing, Shanghai roads

[2014-02-28 08:22]

Chinese automaker BYD received the green light to roll out its new-energy models in Beijing and Shanghai, a move signaling a breakthrough in smashing the trade barriers by local governments.

BMW may double engine production in China JV

[2014-02-27 10:47]

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is expanding engine production in China to potentially double capacity as it seeks to close the gap with Audi AG.

BYD shows sign of smashing local protectionism

[2014-02-27 09:28]

Shares of Shenzhen-based automobile maker BYD soared after its new energy sedans were granted access to the markets of Beijing and Shanghai.

Tianjin announces first license-plate lottery results

[2014-02-27 08:49]

The first batch of lottery results for car plates was announced in China's northern municipality of Tianjin on Wednesday.

Beijing to light up 1,000 car charging posts

[2014-02-26 16:59]

Beijing plans to complete the construction of 1,000 public fast-charging electric car pile in 2014, covering downtown and near suburb.

Fisker deal won't accelerate Wanxiang Qianchao

[2014-02-26 15:27]

Chinese car manufacturer Wanxiang Electric Vehicle Company has no role in Fisker Automotive Inc, reported Securities Daily on Tuesday.

BYD shares surge on new energy car prospects

[2014-02-26 15:01]

Customers of the Chinese car company will receive subsidy of more than 33,000 yuan on its Qin model.

Mercedes-Benz engineers entry into luxury tourism

[2014-02-26 08:46]

Mercedes-Benz and HHtravel launched the first undertaking in their joint program, Mercedes-Benz Travel, on Tuesday.

Automaker BYD to start finance and operating leasing

[2014-02-25 15:23]

Chinese auto and battery maker BYD Co Ltd said on Tuesday it plans to start financial and operating leasing business with partners.