Business / Auto China

WEF to join China Car Forum

[2013-03-18 14:19]

The World Economic Forum is set to participate for the first time in the 2013 China Car Forum that will be held in Shanghai on April 20-21.

Global investments focus on China auto plants

[2013-03-18 11:15]

In the past four years, 57 percent of global investment in new plants for producing cars and parts has flowed into China, according to a recent report by Canada's University of Windsor.

Minister is going green for his trip

[2013-03-18 05:42]

To get to this year's two sessions, Wan Gang, minister of science and technology, will not be driving a black Audi, the car that has become synonymous with Chinese officialdom.

Geely sales strong in Jan-Feb

[2013-03-18 05:42]

Domestic carmaker Geely reported a 23 percent increase in sales in the first two months this year and sold about 95,000 vehicles.

BAIC bites into aviation sector

[2013-03-15 16:57]

Beijing Automotive Group, or BAIC Group, will soon start development and manufacturing of general aviation aircraft.

Toyota China's new president

[2013-03-15 16:49]

Hiroji Onishi will replace Shinji Kitada as the new president of Toyota Motor (China) Investment Co Ltd. The handover is due to take effect by April 1.

VW ramps up China production

[2013-03-15 14:48]

Volkswagen plans to almost double production capacity in China over the next five years to grab a bigger slice of fast-growing emerging markets.

FAW to invest 7.2b yuan in R&D

[2013-03-14 15:57]

China FAW Group Corporation has said it will invest 7.2 billion yuan ($1.15 billion) in product research and development in 2013.

Fisker founder quits over 'major disagreements'

[2013-03-14 15:49]

The founder and executive chairman of Fisker Automotive Inc resigned from the cash-strapped "green car" startup for business strategy disagreements.

Quality key to overseas push: JAC chairman

[2013-03-14 10:10]

The chairman of Jianghuai Automobile vowed to continue to raise the quality of its models as it targets more overseas buyers.

Dispute in Beijing over dead husband's car plate

[2013-03-13 22:49]

A woman in Beijing has filed a lawsuit against her mother-in-law in a dispute over the car plate left behind by her husband, who died in the fatal storm that hit Beijing in July 2012.

Changan's big push overseas

[2013-03-13 16:53]

Changan is coming out with its response in the form of the Raeton, a mid-end, four-door sedan that will sell for 180,000 yuan in the US and Europe .

Audi to open 1 new dealership weekly in China

[2013-03-13 16:14]

Chairman of the board of Audi AG said that about half of the Chinese cities with more than a million inhabitants will be included in the dealer network.

Natural gas sparks emission hopes

[2013-03-11 05:56]

More cars in China are converting to natural gas, yet current market conditions are a barrier to widespread use.

Japanese cars search for rebound

[2013-03-11 05:56]

Despite an apparent rebound in January sales after almost six months of decline in China, Japanese carmakers continue to be mired in sluggish sales.

Focus fuels Ford Feb sales figures

[2013-03-11 05:56]

Driven by the hot sales of the subcompact Focus, Ford delivered 43,462 vehicles in China in February, a 7 percent increase from a year ago. It sold 24,734 of the Focus, almost double the figure last February.

Jianghuai Auto to compete overseas with quality

[2013-03-10 13:11]

Jianghuai Automobile Co said the company will keep improving the quality of its products and bring satisfactory cars to overseas buyers.

Hyundai Sonata aims Chinese elite

[2013-03-08 14:18]

Hyundai Motor now seeks to appeal to the most trend-setting group of people in the all-important Chinese market - the Communist Party leaders.

E-car rentals to hit Shanghai roads

[2013-03-07 21:45]

Shanghai International Automobile City is planning to lease electric cars at transport hubs, possibly as early as April.

Jaguar's global footprint to follow China plant

[2013-03-06 11:26]

Jaguar Land Rover will not expand its overseas production capacity until its new China factory comes online.