Business / Auto China

Jianghuai seeks technology linkup with VW

[2016-03-08 10:54]

Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co said it is in talks to cooperate with Volkswagen AG as it seeks to gain more advanced technology.

Geely, Corun cooperate for new energy car technology

[2016-03-07 11:07]

Chinese auto maker Geely and Hunan Corun New Energy, a leading producer of advanced batteries, announced on Sunday to build a technology platform for new energy vehicles.

BMW quickens pace of localization strategy in China

[2016-03-07 09:49]

German premium carmaker BMW Group is speeding up its localization plans to further boost sales in China.

Driven by the dream of making world-class Chinese automobiles

[2016-03-07 08:16]

"My bigger dream is to see China-made cars becoming competitive in both domestic and overseas market in the near future," said Wu Song, GM of GAC Motor.

Chinese car market has great potential: Audi CEO

[2016-03-04 10:14]

China has great potential for the Audi brand, CEO of German automaker Audi Rupert Stadler said here on Thursday during an annual press conference.

Internet, auto tycoons seek standards for self-driving cars

[2016-03-04 09:51]

China should set technology standards to regulate self-driving cars, two Internet and automobile gurus told an annual gathering of the country's top political advisory body on Thursday.

Volvo vows to boost profit margin to complete revamp of company

[2016-03-02 11:14]

The chief executive of Volvo Cars stressed that his company needed to double its operating profit margins as it seeks to complete its transformation into a global car brand in the premium segment.

Yidao eyes IPO to take on Didi Kuaidi, Uber

[2016-03-02 08:05]

Yidao Yongche, the Chinese online car-hailing company, is eyeing a domestic stock market listing as part of its plans to challenge local giant Didi Kuaidi and US firm Uber Technologies Inc.

BMW sees China as dominant market for driverless cars

[2016-03-01 10:10]

For Nevijo Mance, a vice-president of BMW China, buying a car would always be more than just looking for mobility.

Ford aims to 'change the way world moves' with new platform

[2016-02-29 14:18]

Ford Motor is looking beyond making and selling cars and trucks into becoming a customer-oriented mobility solutions provider.

Changan and Geely join hands to produce hybrid powertrains

[2016-02-29 14:13]

Chinese carmaker Chongqing Changan Automobile Co has joined hands with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co in a subsidiary joint venture to develop hybrid powertrains, hoping to realize an ambitious new energy vehicle plan.

More Chinese car owners turn to independent stores for after-sales service

[2016-02-26 17:07]

More Chinese vehicle users will switch to independent service providers for after-sale service instead of 4S stores as the whole industry is getting more customer-oriented.

Chery builds electric car factory in E China

[2016-02-24 10:37]

Chinese automaker Chery began work on a new plant capable of making 60,000 pure electric vehicles a year, on Tuesday in east China.

SAIC Volkswagen unveils green power system in Shanghai

[2016-02-22 14:44]

SAIC VOLKSWAGEN unveiled an environmental-friendly power system at its No 3 car plant in Shanghai on Feb 19, marking another milestone in the carmaker's green and sustainable development strategy.

Chinese will pay for auto driving

[2016-02-22 14:40]

Recent research has found Chinese are open to paying more to have auto-driving features in their vehicles and the country is expected to become the largest market for autonomous vehicles in 20 years.

State Grid reported to be testing online mall

[2016-02-22 11:28]

The State Grid Corp of China has opened an online mall as a trial for selling new-energy vehicles, charging posts and services, but it is only open to employees at present.

State Grid plans to plug in 8 major expressways

[2016-02-20 09:34]

China's biggest power transmission company has installed electric-vehicle rapid charging stations in eight major expressways in the country.

Chery Auto to develop aircraft engine for Austrian firm

[2016-02-19 09:19]

Chinese auto maker Chery Automobile Co said Thursday it has signed a deal to develop an aircraft engine for Austria's Austro Engine and China's CETC Wuhu Diamond Aircraft Engine.

China sets timetable for further government car reform

[2016-02-18 07:58]

China set a timetable to reform government car use in State-owned public institutions and enterprises to reduce fiscal expenses.

VW eyes growth in China, venture with JAC

[2016-02-17 07:28]

Volkswagen AG is confident its China sales may rise in line with the overall auto market this year, as it explores potential cooperation with domestic firm.