Business / Auto Policy

Below standard vehicles set to be removed from China's roads by 2017

[2015-10-12 13:02]

China is seeking to accelerate the enforcement of its emission standards by removing high emission vehicles from roads across the nation by 2017.

State Council document boosts progress of charging network

[2015-10-12 11:17]

The Chinese government plans more efforts to build charging networks, giving an extra boost to the development of new-energy vehicles in the world's largest auto market.

China's vehicle-purchase tax cut to benefit buyers, automakers: Moody's

[2015-10-09 14:04]

China's vehicle-purchase tax cut for passenger vehicles can benefit both buyers and automakers, said rating agency Moody's in its latest Credit Outlook.

China to build chargers to power 5m electric cars by 2020

[2015-10-09 13:43]

China announced on Friday that it will build enough charging stations nationwide to satisfy power demand from 5 million electric vehicles by 2020.

New-energy vehicles to get renewed push

[2015-09-30 08:00]

The State Council will re-introduce tax incentives to encourage purchase of cars whose engine is 1.6-liter or below.

China ramp up construction of infrastructure for electric cars

[2015-09-28 09:48]

The State Council is mulling new policies to accelerate the construction of charging facilities for electric vehicles.

Downsizing of government car fleet nears completion

[2015-09-16 14:48]

Reforms in the use of government cars are basically complete, an official of the country's top economic planner said on Wednesday.

Volkswagen says it 'accepts and respects' watchdog's findings

[2015-09-14 10:58]

After a one-year assessment of the new Sagitar, China's quality watchdog on Friday urged FAW-Volkswagen to accelerate its recall to fix a flaw in the rear suspension.

Dongfeng Nissan fined $19.2 million for violating antitrust law

[2015-09-11 09:51]

Chinese authorities fined Dongfeng Nissan, Nissan Motor Corp's joint venture with China's second-largest automaker Dongfeng Motor Corp, $19.2 million on Thursday for violating antitrust laws.

Regulators fine Dongfeng Nissan for antitrust behavior

[2015-09-10 10:20]

Country's second-largest automaker Dongfeng Motor Corp has been levied a fine of $19 million for violating antitrust laws.

Driving restriction taken out from draft amendment

[2015-08-25 09:53]

China's newest air pollution draft law no longer contains clauses allowing local governments to restrict or ban vehicles to fight air pollution, China's top legislature saw on Monday.

Tax exempt car models released in govt list

[2015-08-24 10:55]

The Chinese government issued the latest list of car models eligible for tax reductions and exemptions on Aug 21.

New guideline set to focus on e-commerce, parallel imports

[2015-08-17 11:26]

The emerging online auto trading and parallel import car sales are expected to be focuses of the upcoming antitrust guideline for the auto industry currently being drafted by the National Development and Reform Commission.

Shenzhen updates car ownership policy

[2015-08-17 09:33]

China's southern coastal city of Shenzhen recently changed its vehicle control policy to allow local residents who already have a fuel-based car to also have an electric car.

Beijing to use odd-even traffic ban for large August events

[2015-08-04 09:02]

Beijing will ban half of all cars from the road from Aug 20 to Sept 3 to ease traffic during the IAAF World athletics championships and the World War II victory parade.

New-energy car rules around corner

[2015-08-03 10:24]

Electric vehicles from different manufacturers in China should soon be able to share charging facilities as the country is expected to release new charging standards soon.

Shanghai moves forward with new car-hailing service

[2015-08-03 10:16]

Shanghai's traffic authorities are going ahead with its own citywide car-hailing service and are ready to issue operational licenses to qualified drivers as the city continues to crack down on noncommercial vehicles who are shuttling passengers for profit.

Govt support drives green car sales

[2015-07-15 17:18]

In a year of declining auto sales, green cars are hitting the high road.

Beijing considers congestion charging to alleviate traffic ills

[2015-07-13 10:45]

News portal reported that the capital city might soon charge vehicles on its roads to ease congestion, while current traffic-curbing measures would be rescinded.

New draft of mini EV standards in motion

[2015-07-09 16:58]

A national technology committee has begun working this month to create industrial standards for mini electric vehicles, a market that is experiencing a rapid growth in sales in China.