Business / Auto China

China's auto parts firm makes last-minute Fisker bid

[2014-01-02 13:30]

China's largest auto parts Wanxiang company made a surprise bid for Fisker Automotive.

Chery to build R&D center in Brazil

[2013-12-30 13:17]

Chery is reported to build a R&D center to support local automobile production and to adapt consumption tendency of South America market.

DPCA may purchase PSA China technical center

[2013-12-30 13:15]

Staffmember in DPCA said Dongfeng Automobile was negotiating with PSA on the purchase of technical center in Shanghai.

Investors keen on top rental firms

[2013-12-30 07:47]

Government policies limiting cars in big cities and the rapid development of tourism, strong demand for rental cars is attracting investment to the top companies.

VW joins rental fray with corporate leasing

[2013-12-30 07:47]

Although China's car rental market is dominated by domestic companies, Volkswagen Financial Services AG from Germany has found a way to tap into the booming sector - by focusing on corporate customers first.

Exec: New MINI to lead 2014 charge

[2013-12-30 07:47]

The UK-born lifestyle icon MINI chose Shanghai as the finale of its debut campaign in late November after shows in London and Los Angeles.

MINI's milestones

[2013-12-30 07:47]

2003, officially goes on sale

Chinese students in US take the road to luxury

[2013-12-28 00:41]

Increasing numbers of Chinese students are in the market for secondhand luxury cars in the United States.

Great Wall's Havel H6 to hit Australia market in '14

[2013-12-25 10:37]

Importer Ateco Automotive still has yet to officially sign off on the H6, but it is going through the certification process with the intention of launching it in the first quarter of 2014.

Anqing to become major vehicle parts hub

[2013-12-24 11:25]

The port city of Anqing, Anhui province, plans to establish China's largest auto parts production base in its Economic & Technological Development Zone.

Ctrip leads over $100m investment in eHi Auto Services

[2013-12-23 14:56]

eHi Auto Services announced on Dec 20 that it has received an investment of over $100 million from International Ltd.

Winning the 'last frontier'

[2013-12-23 07:44]

Chinese automakers should set their eyes on emerging markets other than BRIC countries to find feasible opportunities in their globalization ambitions, said the Boston Consulting Group.

Volvo: Fate rests in China, not Europe

[2013-12-23 07:44]

China will play a pivotal role in Volvo Car Corp's global revival plan, said Alain Visser, senior vice-president of the automaker headquartered in Sweden.

Survey: Passing grade for eco-awareness

[2013-12-23 07:44]

A recent survey by French tire maker Michelin found that seven out of 10 drivers surveyed in eight major cities have an adequate performance in the environmental operation of their cars.

London routes now served by BYD ebuses

[2013-12-23 07:44]

Beginning this week central London commuters on the 507 and 521 routes might catch the first two fully electric and emission-free buses in service in the city.

China aims for half a million green vehicles by 2015

[2013-12-21 09:45]

The central government outlined its newest incentive program this September, to push for the use of new energy vehicles in 28 pilot cities.

Shaanxi Auto Group and Eberspaecher found JV

[2013-12-20 13:39]

Shaanxi Wanfang Autoparts Co, a subsidiary of Shaanxi Automobile Group Co, and the German automotive supplier Eberspaecher signed a joint venture contract.

Tesla offering cars in China with no Chinese name

[2013-12-20 10:36]

Tesla Motors Inc has started offering its poplar Model S sedans in China, but yet to give its brand a Chinese name due to a long-running trademark dispute.

Auto industry engine for modern Shenyang economy

[2013-12-20 07:38]

Alexander Morgan, a 37-year-old baker from Germany, long had a dream of opening a bakery at Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning province.

Five years of giving by BMW Warm Heart Fund

[2013-12-20 07:37]

German carmaker BMW has seen its Warm Heart Fund corporate social responsibility effort bear fruit over the past five years through the efforts by a range of stakeholders.