Business / Auto China

Samsung SDI to build motor battery factory in China

[2014-01-23 16:48]

Samsung SDI, the world's largest maker of plasma display panels and renewable batteries, signed a deal to build a car battery production facility in Northwest China's Shaanxi province.

Mercedes to issue yuan-denominated bonds: report

[2014-01-22 14:24]

Mercedes-Benz will launch a yuan-denominated bond in China, becoming the first nonfinancial foreign enterprise to issue yuan debt on the Chinese interbank market.

China begins receiving oil from Russia

[2014-01-22 11:05]

Energy-rich Russia has started delivering crude oil to China as of the beginning of the year after the contract signed between the two countries last June.

Chinese ATV maker seeks overseas acquisitions

[2014-01-22 11:03]

China's biggest all terrain vehicle (ATV) producer, Taotao Group Co Ltd, is searching for overseas acquisitions to promote sales in the West.

Mercedes to issue RMB bonds

[2014-01-22 07:17]

Mercedes-Benz will launch a yuan-denominated bond in China, according to media reports, becoming the first nonfinancial foreign enterprise to issue yuan debt on the Chinese interbank market.

North China city confiscates 214 official vehicles

[2014-01-21 18:03]

The government of Tongliao in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region recently confiscated 214 cars that exceeded the standard for official vehicles, including 188 Audis and 26 imported SUVs.

Dongfeng drives bargain with Peugeot Citroen

[2014-01-21 10:04]

PSA Peugeot Citroen received agreement at its board meeting that the company will "in principle" accept capital investment from Chinese partner Dongfeng Motor Corp.

Daimler-backed BAIC Motor plans up to $2b HK IPO

[2014-01-20 19:46]

Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor, part-owned by Daimler AG, plans to raise up to $2 billion in a Hong Kong initial public offering.

Domestic market sheds stagnation

[2014-01-20 07:05]

Given its reported double-digit recovery in 2013 after two years of stagnation, China's auto market remains the most promising in the world, according to renowned consultancy KPMG.

Volkswagen hosts intl match in Sanya

[2014-01-20 07:05]

The Sino-German Friendship Football Match supported by Volkswagen was held in Sanya, Hainan province, on the evening of Jan 16.

Benz, Ctrip subsidiary team to offer luxury travel service

[2014-01-20 07:05]

Mercedes-Benz is planning to build its presence in the nation's lucrative high-end tourism industry, according to the company.

Maker of London black cabs goes green

[2014-01-18 08:00]

London Taxi Co, the Chinese-owned taxi maker, is determined to stand up to rivals after London's taxi market enters a new era of zero emissions.

New BMW production base set for Shenyang Motown

[2014-01-16 15:58]

By Construction will start on a production base for the seventh-generation BMW 5-series next year, according to the management committee of Shenyang Motown, where BMW located its first plant.

'Power of passion'

[2014-01-16 10:13]

Luxury automaker Infiniti has a standout growth rate, new branding campaign and outreach to consumers.

Infiniti looking to enhance fame

[2014-01-16 07:32]

More than 10,000 attended the 2014 Infiniti China Festival, the automaker's largest-ever brand show, at National Stadium in Beijing on Jan 11.

Premium Infiniti gearing up for new season on F1

[2014-01-16 07:32]

Infiniti will continue its sponsorship of the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One team, carrying forward the momentum it built in 2013 into this year.

Q label marks advent of new designs

[2014-01-16 07:32]

All Infiniti sedans and coupes are prefixed with the letter Q, while its SUVs will be labeled QX.

Daniel Kirchert: An executive with keen cultural awareness

[2014-01-16 07:32]

When Daniel Kirchert was a college student in Germany 20 years ago, he decided to visit China, although he was not quite sure what he was going to do in the future.

Q+A: Daniel Kirchert

[2014-01-16 07:32]

As a latecomer to China's luxury auto market, Infiniti aims to stand out by building "the most emotional brand."

Tesla coming to China fully loaded with optimism

[2014-01-16 07:31]

Luxury Model S will be priced 'very competitive' to lure Chinese customers. The only price gap is in duties and sales tax between countries.