Business / Auto China

BAIC takes majority stake in Changhe Auto

[2013-11-26 09:54]

Beijing Automotive Group signed an agreement to pay about 80 million yuan ($13 million) for a 70-percent stake in Jiangxi Changhe Automobile Co.

Honda to launch 9 new models, expects 1.3m sales

[2013-11-25 17:01]

Honda Motor Co unveiled a concept SUV and displayed its entire line-up jointly with its China joint ventures at the 2013 Auto Guangzhou.

Toyota targets young Chinese, hopes 1m sales

[2013-11-25 16:19]

Toyota Motor Corp displayed about 50 Toyota and Lexus cars with its Chinese joint venture FAW Toyota Motor Sales Co and GAC Toyota Motor Co.

Singles' Day spurs industry rally

[2013-11-25 07:51]

In addition to items that reportedly saw the best sales, more and more people are purchasing larger and more expensive items, such as cars.

Brands, dealers develop their presence on Web

[2013-11-25 07:51]

Below are some cases of carmakers and dealers trying to take advantage of the Internet as an efficient business tool to get closer to their customers and promote sales.

Mercedes continues planned expansion

[2013-11-25 07:51]

Mercedes-Benz marked another step in the rapid expansion of its network of China dealerships when it opened its latest retail in Shanghai together with authorized partner Lei Shing Hong on Friday.

Parts expo reflects growing demand in sector

[2013-11-25 07:51]

Held concurrently with the ongoing 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show, two massive auto parts exhibitions are attracting attention from businesses within China and abroad.

Geely from shutterbug to velvet rugs

[2013-11-25 07:51]

Executives often boast of being "self-made" men, but the life of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co President Li Shufu has truly been a journey from rags to riches.

Electric vs hydrogen: China is battleground for auto giants

[2013-11-22 17:11]

German auto giants Volkswagen AG, BMW and Daimler see China's future as being electric, but that bet puts them at odds with some of their Asian rivals.

Smart's all-electric milestone

[2013-11-22 15:39]

Annette Winkler, global head of Smart at Mercedes-Benz, made her promise come true as she drove a pure electric smart on stage at Auto Guangzhou.

Infiniti shows confidence at Auto Guangzhou 2013

[2013-11-22 10:00]

Infiniti eyes an over 50 percent annual growth in China this year, with sales volume surging 32 percent year-on-year in the first 10 months.

CEO 'well on track' with new Benz sales company

[2013-11-22 09:38]

After taking the helm 11 months ago as president and CEO of Beijing Mercedes-Benz Sales Service Co, Nicholas Speeks said he is certain he made the right decision.

Mercedes-Benz's powerful statement at Auto Guangzhou

[2013-11-22 07:51]

Mercedes-Benz ended the year with a bang at the Guangzhou Auto Show, the industry's final major event of 2013.

BMW CEO: Future is in new energy

[2013-11-21 15:12]

BMW is beefing up service for future buyers and "all our BMW electric cars will be provided charging infrastructure".

Volkswagen unveils new 'People First' strategy

[2013-11-21 14:53]

On the eve of Guangzhou Auto Show, Volkswagen Group outlined its most people-oriented strategy for its future in China.

Benz brings 'intelligent innovations' to Guangzhou

[2013-11-21 14:49]

Although winter is fast approaching, November will only heat up as Mercedes-Benz revs its engines in the Pearl River Delta.

Hearts race at AMG Driving Awards

[2013-11-21 14:34]

AMG, the high-performance division of Mercedes-Benz, hosted and brought its best in high-performance luxury to Guangzhou.

Maturing southern market beckons luxury brands

[2013-11-21 13:36]

China's auto market registered higher sales growth of 13.5 percent in the first 10 months of the year, giving a boost to the Guangzhou Auto Show that opens today.

Officials eye consumer, vehicle taxes

[2013-11-21 11:19]

China is likely to shift its tax focus away from the production sector in a bid to cut overcapacity and boost consumption, a former tax official said.

On China's roads, luxury risks becoming ordinary

[2013-11-21 11:05]

Luxury car dealers are resorting to offering customers massages, mini-golf and other gimmicks, hoping this will give them an edge in China.