Business / Auto China

Dongfeng eyes future in own-brand

[2013-04-22 14:23]

China's second-biggest auto group Dongfeng Motor Corp plans to invest heavily in its newly restructured passenger vehicle brand.

Honda gets aggressive with range of new models

[2013-04-22 14:22]

Japanese carmaker Honda Motor Co is hoping to achieve a jump in sales by introducing an unprecedented lineup tailor-made for the Chinese market.

BMW Brilliance expects steady growth

[2013-04-22 14:22]

BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd, the German carmaker's joint venture in China, is expected to register double-digit sales growth this year.

Peugeot Citroen maps route for share rebound

[2013-04-22 14:21]

French automaker Peugeot Citroen plans to sell 540,000 Peugeot and Citroen cars in 2013 and take 5 percent of the world's largest auto market in 2015.

Qoros aims to match iPhone appeal at Auto Shanghai 2013

[2013-04-22 14:21]

What made the iPhone so successful could also work in the auto industry, says vice-chairman of Qoros, the latest contender in the crowded market.

Reviving Volvo readies for local production

[2013-04-22 14:17]

Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Car Corp plans to start local production in China in the last half the year as part of its effort to accelerate growth.

Art that moves

[2013-04-20 07:44]

BMW fuses sophisticated technology with groundbreaking work from the world's leading visual artists to make moving masterpieces

Luxury autos, youth sports form winning combination

[2013-04-20 07:44]

Fostering more talented youth is the key to developing the sport of figure skating in China, said Zhao Hongbo, former Olympic champion and coach of the national youth figure skating team.

New CEO: Quality and rising services

[2013-04-20 07:44]

More outlets, finance, used cars and top maintenance

BMW Brilliance: A decade of milestones

[2013-04-20 07:44]

BMW Brilliance Auto is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year following a decade of remarkable achievements in localization and contributions to social causes.

Less is more at the new BMW Brand Experience Centre

[2013-04-20 07:44]

BMW recently unveiled a brand experience centre in Shanghai, part of its Future Retail program in China to improve the brand's recognition and customer relations.

Beijing, Shenzhen selected for ActiveE consumer trials

[2013-04-20 07:44]

Drivers in Beijing and Shenzhen will have a chance to test out one of BMW ActiveE all-electric models during a field trial that is set to take place this year.

Mercedes-Benz: 'Bright new China future'

[2013-04-19 16:48]

China is the seventh country Hubertus Troska has served in for his career with Daimer AG, however, it's also the first one outside of Germany.

BYD to unveil Green Hybrid Technology at Auto Shanghai 2013

[2013-04-19 15:58]

BYD Co may stop making conventional gasoline-fuelled cars within two years and focus on 'new energy' battery models to promote sales.

Leading the way forward

[2013-04-19 13:16]

China had just overtaken the US as the world's largest vehicle market in early 2010 when Nicholas Speeks took over Mercedes-Benz' operations in Japan.

Raising the bar in China's auto industry

[2013-04-19 13:11]

The synergy between European heritage in the auto industry and dynamism in China's local production is perfectly exemplified by Beijing Benz Automotive Co Ltd.

Aluminium use in mass market autos to surge

[2013-04-18 17:27]

Alcoa expects to more than triple its sales of aluminium sheet to automakers by 2015 as they reduce car weight by substituting it for steel in car bodies.

Ford raises stake in China's Jiangling Motors

[2013-04-18 17:27]

Ford Motor Co has raised its stake in Jiangling Motors Corp Ltd to 31.5 percent and is looking to increase it to as much as 32 percent over the next year.

BMW JV unveils new brand before Auto Shanghai 2013

[2013-04-17 07:58]

BMW released an independent brand ZINORO made in China for China owned by its joint venture with Chinese partner Brilliance Auto.

Ford sees profit in China after expansion push

[2013-04-16 18:00]

China and the rest of Asia take up 35 to 40 percent of weekly meetings of Ford's top executives, many hooked in by video conference.