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A multi-billion RMB bet – Chinese mobility service market [2017-02-20]

The giant global auto industry is experiencing unprecedented disruption as its 130-year-old business model is turned completely inside out.

Moving forward: Robin Li maps out global expansion for Baidu [2017-02-20]

In 1999, bearing a dream of “changing people’s life with science and technology,” Robin (Yanhong) Li returned to China from New York and founded Baidu.

Pan Qing named president of Jaguar Land Rover China [2017-02-15]

BEIJING - Pan Qing was named president of Jaguar Land Rover China, board of director of Jaguar Land Rover and Chery Jaguar Land Rover, reporting directly to Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, effective January 1, 2017.

GM to rollout new 9AT in China later this year [2017-02-15]

SHANGHAI – General Motors announced on February 13 that it will extensively deploy its new 9-speed automatic transmission in China, starting with a high-volume SUV later this year.

High flying start not indicative of a more moderate year for HDT sales [2017-02-15]

To say that the heavy-duty truck market was off to a flying start in the New Year would be an understatement.

Shared economy to drive car-sharing business [2017-02-09]

A key word for the Chinese car industry in 2016 would definitely be shared economy. Take the car hailing service industry as an example.

Will AI free Beijing from traffic jams in the near future? [2017-02-09]

With a population of more than 30 million, Beijing citizens face traffic congestion on a regular basis despite the government’

How Lincoln got its way in China with the Lincoln Way [2017-01-20]

China has turned into a second large pillar of revenue and profit for Ford Motor Co. There were a couple of encouraging trends in Ford’

How Lincoln got its way in China with the Lincoln Way (II) [2017-01-20]

China has turned into a second large pillar of revenue and profit for Ford Motor Co. There were a couple of encouraging trends in Ford’

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High flying start not indicative of a more moderate year for HDT sales [2017-02-15]

To say that the heavy-duty truck market was off to a flying start in the New Year would be an understatement.

Venucia's "independence" and what it means for JV independent and Chinese brands [2017-02-09]

The establishment of Dongfeng Venucia Motor Co. as a wholly-owned subsidiary company under Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd.

Never say never [2017-02-03]

China sells more than 28 million automobiles in 2016 and registers nearly as many vehicles. This would have been a wild prediction no one believed would be possible at the beginning of the year.

Happy Chinese New Year of the Rooster! [2017-02-03]

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year of the Rooster! The rooster is associated with fidelity and punctuality.

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GM to rollout new 9AT in China later this year [2017-02-15]

SHANGHAI – General Motors announced on February 13 that it will extensively deploy its new 9-speed automatic transmission in China, starting with a high-volume SUV later this year.

GM earns $2 billion in equity income from China in 2016 [2017-02-10]

DETROIT – General Motors earned $2 billion in equity income from its operations in China in 2016, flat with earnings a year ago, according to record full-year 2016 results announced by the company on February 7.

Chinese battery maker CATL purchases 22 percent stake in Finnish car supplier Valmet Automotive [2017-02-09]

HELSINKI, Finland – Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) has bought a 22 percent stake in Finnish auto supplier Valmet Automotive to expand in the European electric car market, according to a company news release.

Sales performance of passenger vehicle manufacturers in 2016 [2017-02-03]

BEIJING – China’s production and sales of passenger vehicles reached 24,421,000 and 24,377,000 units in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 15.

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A multi-billion RMB bet – Chinese mobility service market [2017-02-20]

The giant global auto industry is experiencing unprecedented disruption as its 130-year-old business model is turned completely inside out.

Moving forward: Robin Li maps out global expansion for Baidu [2017-02-20]

In 1999, bearing a dream of “changing people’s life with science and technology,” Robin (Yanhong) Li returned to China from New York and founded Baidu.

Charging forward: China to build more EV charging facilities [2017-02-09]

In 2015, China sold 330,000 new energy vehicles. The record-making sales volume made China the world’

Head of Qoros says brand to stand on its own - but will it all arrive in time? (III) [2017-01-17]

It was a shining moment for Qoros Automotive when the Qoros 3 made its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013 before officially hitting the Chinese market later that year.

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Great Wall Motor launches luxury SUV brand WEY [2016-11-18]

GUANGZHOU – Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd. launched WEY – a luxury SUV brand named after company founder and Chairman Wei Jianjun, at an event here on November 16, two days ahead of the start of Auto Guangzhou 2016.

China-made Jeep Compass To Debut In November [2016-10-17]

The China-made variant of the new 2017  Jeep Compass will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and launch on the Chinese car market soon thereafter.

All New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Long Wheelbase: Core Aim to Outperform Itself [2016-09-02]

BEIJING – Even though the All New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Long Wheelbase is squarely aimed at its two biggest rivals –

Dongfeng Liuzhou to debut Chenglong T7 truck at Auto China 2016 [2016-04-21]

LIUZHOU, Guangxi – Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co., Ltd. will officially unveil one key product, the Chenglong T7 long-nose truck, at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition on April 25.

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Highlights from heavy-duty truck manufacturers' 2017 business conferences (I) [2017-02-15]

The year 2016 marked a significant rebound of the heavy-duty truck market thanks large in part to policies such as the implementation of the GB1589-2016 standards on sizes, weights and loads as well as Ministry of Transport’

Zhuhai Yinlong to build new energy bus base in Lanzhou [2017-02-15]

LANZHOU, Gansu – Zhuhai Yinlong New Energy Co., Ltd., a new energy vehicle manufacturer based in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, signed a cooperation framework agreement with Lanzhou municipal government on new energy vehicles and electricity storage industrial park on February 7, according to a report on cvnews.

BYD wins another e-bus order from Australia [2017-02-15]

BYD received another order from Australia for 40 units of its12-meter pure electric buses during the Chinese New Year holidays shortly after the first batch of its pure electric buses was delivered to the country in August last year, according to a report on cvnews.

Sinotruk signs strategic cooperation agreement with Tianjin Voyage and Ore [2017-02-15]

TIANJIN – Sinotruk signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Tianjin Voyage and Ore Logistics Co., Ltd.

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Did GM downplay debut of SUV to avoid Trump's wrath? [2016-10-31]

DETROIT -- If you're wondering why you haven't read a review of the Buick Envision SUV yet, blame Donald Trump.

Will Qoros gain some momentum after price cut? [2016-03-14]

Under sales pressure, Qoros announced a maximum ¥26,000 ($3,976) price cut on its Qoros 3 model on February 22.

Volkswagen bankrupt? Not unlikely [2016-03-07]

In the ranking of global sales in 2015, Volkswagen came in second, the same as in 2014. Volkswagen senior executives think the outcome was satisfactory, given the slowed growth of the world’

JV brands benefit from policy incentive [2016-01-18]

China’s policy of reducing sales tax for small-displacement vehicles is benefiting joint venture brands, according to a signed article published in Qingnian Cankao Bao or Elite Reference quoting statistics released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

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Tax break for 1.6L PVs to continue in 2017 at 7.5 percent [2017-01-16]

BEIJING – China will levy purchase tax on 1.6L and below passenger vehicles at the rate of 7.5 percent in 2017, according to a statement posted by the Ministry of Finance on its website on December 15, just as CBU/CAR predicted over a month ago.

China rolls out new NEV subsidy policy for 2017 [2017-01-09]

BEIJING – The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Development and Reform Commission jointly issued modified subsidy measures for new energy vehicle promotion on December 30, 2016.

Tax break for 1.6L PVs to continue in 2017 at 7.5 percent [2016-12-27]

BEIJING – China will levy purchase tax on 1.6L and below passenger vehicles at the rate of 7.5 percent in 2017, according to a statement posted by the Ministry of Finance on its website on December 15, just as CBU/CAR predicted over a month ago.

Battery makers and OEMs row over battery draft regulation [2016-11-14]

BEIJING – The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released in October a national standard on traction batteries, namely the Specification and Dimension of Traction Battery for Electric Vehicles and the Coding Standards for Automotive Traction Batteries (Draft for Comments).

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Cadillac sales top 100,000 units in China for the first time [2017-01-17]

SHANGHAI – General Motors’ Cadillac brand delivered its 100,000th vehicle in China in 2016 on November 25, the first time the luxury brand has surpassed 100,000 units in annual sales in the country, the company said in a statement.

China auto sales growth at 3-year high [2016-10-14]

BEIJING - Auto sales in China, the world's biggest auto market, continued to expand at afaster pace in September with growth for the month reaching a new high in more than threeyears, data from an industry association showed Wednesday.

Chinese Automakers Have Invested about 200 Million RMB in Foreign Markets [2016-09-26]

(Shanghai September 26, 2016)-Reportedly, Chinese automakers have invested about 200 billion RMB on the development of foreign markets in the past three years.

Brand or sales? A tough choice for automotive executives [2016-07-01]

China’s auto market has bounced back in 2016. But a number of senior OEM executives in charge of sales have left their positions.

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Yudo wins China's 10th EV production license [2017-02-09]

PUTIAN, Fujian – Yudo New Energy Vehicle Group Co., Ltd., a startup dedicated to the manufacturing of pure electric passenger vehicles, has received the production license from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

BYD wins Connexxion electric bus order in the Netherlands [2017-02-03]

HILVERSUM, the Netherlands – BYD signed a contract here with Connexxion Public Transport, the Dutch subsidiary of Transdev, to sell eight pure electric buses to the company on January 11.

Wanxiang 6th company to receive EV production license [2017-01-17]

BEIJING – Wanxiang Group, one of China’s largest automotive components suppliers, received approval from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on December 12 for its project to produce 50,000 range-extended electric passenger vehicles.

WM Motor and Star Charge ink NEV promotion agreement [2017-01-17]

SHANGHAI – Chinese NEV startup WM Motor recently signed an agreement with leading charging facility provider Star Charge to cooperate in new energy vehicle promotion.

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Chinese cars could shake up European sales [2016-12-05]

A decade ago the Chinese made a big push to try and establish themselves in Europe. It was a disaster.

Auto Market Update: Trump Victory Puts Uncertainty In Automakers [2016-11-10]

The 2016 election has just ended and a new president has been elected. With a new leader comes changes and while others look forward to a new administration, some are uncertain about it.

A Chinese billionaire is staking his legacy — and thousands of American jobs — on this factory in Ohio [2016-11-02]

MORAINE, OHIO — Shortly after his private plane landed in Ohio on a recent morning, the Chinese billionaire set off down Interstate 75 to inspect the factory on which he has staked his legacy and the future of this gritty patch of the American Rust Belt.

They're coming to America -- someday [2016-10-17]
U.S. market still tempts the world's automakers and wannabes

The U.S. auto establishment has scarcely heard of Bob Smith and his Alkane Dominator, a beefy military truck he plans to assemble in South Carolina using a Brazilian army vehicle platform and U.S. components.

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Net profit of Huayu Auto ranks top among 22 listed auto suppliers from Q1 to Q3 [2016-12-28]

BEIJING – Net profit of Huayu Auto was ¥4.467 billion ($687.23 million) in the first three quarters of this year, up by 12.

Borgward and Faurecia form JV to produce car seats in Tianjin [2016-12-28]

STUTTGARL/PARIS – Borgward is strengthening its strategic network and has teamed up with the French automotive supplier Faurecia to form a joint venture for the development and production of car seats and interior components in Tianjin, according to a company news release on November 29.

Hanon Systems opens a new engineering center in Shanghai [2016-12-27]

SHANGHAI– Hanon Systems, a leading global provider of automotive thermal solutions, opened a new engineering center in Shanghai to enhance its ability to serve vehicle manufacturers in China, according to a company news release on December 13.

IAC and Shenda to form trim and acoustics JV [2016-12-27]

SHANGHAI – International Automotive Components (IAC) and Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd. announced on December 21 the signing of a definitive agreement to form a global joint venture partnership to supply soft trim and acoustics products to OEMs. A UK affiliate of Shenda will acquire a 70 percent stake in the UK-based JV for $570 million, while IAC will maintain the remaining interest.

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China auto parc at 194 million by end of 2016 [2017-02-04]

BEIJING – China’s automobile parc reached 194 million by the end of 2016, according to statistics released recently by the Traffic Management Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security.

Mercedes-Benz to top BMW in China registration volume in 2016 [2017-01-20]

According to data from CBU Analytics, China registered 209,741 premium brand passenger vehicles in November 2016, up 27.

October Mercedes-Benz end-user sales in China surpass BMW, SUVs drive super luxury segment [2017-01-16]

According to data from CBU Analytics, relying on strong growth of several main models like the C-Class, Mercedes-Benz registration volume reached 41,239 units in October, up 26.

October PV registration hits 2.09 million, up 28.73 percent [2017-01-16]

According to data from CBU Analytics, China’s registration volume of passenger cars, MPVs and SUVs reached 18.

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Luxury car dealers and OEMs discuss strained relationship [2016-02-16]

Luxury car dealers and OEMs discussed their strained relationship at a close-door session during the 2015 China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) annual meeting held in early November in Xiamen.

China Grand Auto to acquire xcar.com.cn via subsidiary [2016-01-11]

SHANGHAI – China Grand Automotive Services Co., Ltd. announced on December 29 in a statement that it plans to buy the partnership shares that Yin Xiaoliang, the natural person holds in Shanghai Xcar, which are worth ¥138 million ($21.

Greenland Rundong and Ali Auto team up on internet sales [2015-12-22]

SHANGHAI – China Greenland Rundong Auto Group Ltd., one of China’s largest luxury car dealership groups, signed a strategic cooperation memorandum with Alibaba Group’

China Grand Auto acquires majority stake in Baoxin Group [2015-12-22]

BEIJING – China Grand Automotive Services, China’s largest automobile dealership group by sales, plans to buy up to 75 percent stakes in luxury car dealer Baoxin Auto Group for HK$11.

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Pan Qing named president of Jaguar Land Rover China [2017-02-15]

BEIJING - Pan Qing was named president of Jaguar Land Rover China, board of director of Jaguar Land Rover and Chery Jaguar Land Rover, reporting directly to Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, effective January 1, 2017.

Major industry executive changes in 2016 [2017-02-10]

Brand Origin Name New Position Previous Position U.S. Sheng Wenjiang Transferred back to the U.S. VP of GM China Sales, Service & Marketing;

Gu Feng joins AICEV as CEO [2017-02-07]

SHANGHAI – Gu Feng, former CFO of SAIC Motor, has joined AICEV as co-founder and CEO of the new startup company.

Tim Heile named marketing and PR general manager of Dongfeng-Infiniti [2017-02-09]

BEIJING – Tim Heile has been appointed division general manager of marketing and PR of Dongfeng-Infiniti, effective on March 1, 2017.

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Venucia "spins off" from Dongfeng-Nissan into independent company [2017-02-10]

WUHAN, Hubei – Venucia, the joint venture independent brand that has operated as a business division under Dongfeng-Nissan Passenger Vehicle Co. for more than six years, has “

Hitachi and Honda EV motor JV to have manufacturing operations in China [2017-02-09]

TOKYO – Japanese supplier Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish an electric vehicle motor joint venture that will have operations in China and the U.S., according to a joint announcement from the two companies on February 7.

FAW Group and Audi ink 10-year business plan, SAIC-Audi deal on hold [2017-01-20]

CHANGCHUN, Jilin – FAW Group and Audi AG signed a 10-year strategic business plan here on January 16 to intensify cooperation of the two partners that has spanned 29 years, just as news of SAIC-Audi planning to establish a sales company in March surfaced on the same day.

Dealers triumph as Audi halts talks with SAIC on network and channels [2016-12-28]

BEIJING – Audi has decided to temporarily stop negotiations with SAIC Motor on dealer network and sales channels, according to an internal letter sent to China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) Audi Dealer Association on November 30 by Audi China President Joachim Wedler.

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China auto aftermarket value to exceed ¥1 trillion in 2017, says Mintel report [2017-02-06]

BEIJING – China’s automotive aftermarket value is expected to reach ¥880 billion ($127.

Trade volume of China's used vehicle market to surpass 10 million units in 2016 [2017-02-04]

BEIJING – China’s used vehicle trade volume is expected to surpass 10 million units in 2016, according to the Used Vehicle Financial Risk Management Report jointly released recently by iResearch and dycd.

Vehicle dependability in China improves; gap between international, domestic brands remains [2017-01-17]

SHANGHAI – Vehicle dependability in China continues to improve, yet Chinese domestic brands continue to lag behind international counterparts, according to the J.

Parkopedia launches premium in-car parking service with Mazda China [2016-12-27]

SHANGHAI – Parkopedia, the world’s largest parking service provider, announced on December 7 that it has launched its premium in-car parking service with Mazda China.

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China Auto Electronics to go private at S$0.16 a share [2016-10-24]

CHINA automotive electrical and electronics distribution system manufacturer China Auto Electronics has become the latest firm to announce its intention to delist from the Singapore Exchange.

China stocks jump again as emergency measures bite [2015-07-12]

By Samuel Shen and Engen Tham Shanghai (Reuters) - Chinese stocks rose strongly for a second day on Friday, buoyed by a barrage of government support measures, but worries persist about the long-term impact that four weeks of market turmoil may have on the world's second-largest economy.

Chen Hong: SAIC should reflect on how to develop independent brands [2015-06-23]

SAIC’s sales decreased by 4.51 percent in May. The total sales of its independent brands Roewe and MG plummeted 34 percent from January to May, according to huiche.

China auto sector sets for a 2011 slowdown [2011-02-14]

— by Sarah Turner SYDNEY (MarketWatch) — Chinese auto makers are expected to report strong earnings in 2010, but while analysts are expecting some deceleration in 2011, they are divided on the extent of the anticipated slowdown.

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UISEE sees a driverless car future happening today [2017-02-06]
- Interview with Wu Gansha, co-founder and CEO of UISEE Technology (Beijing) Ltd.

LAS VEGAS – A few steps away from Nissan’s stand inside the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall at this year’

China and compact cars top agenda as Mercedes looks to maintain global luxury crown in '17 [2017-02-03]

DETROIT – Now that Mercedes-Benz is back on top as the global leader in luxury vehicle sales four years ahead of schedule, China and compact cars are on top of the agenda as the brand with the three-pointed star reloads in 2017 and looks to preserve pole position.

Scania sees China as important strategic market for future growth [2017-02-03]
– Interview with Steve Wager, General Manager, Scania Sales (China) Co., Ltd.

A year ago at this time, Steve Wager was the head of Scania South Africa and enjoying the brand’

Scania-Higer a role model for how companies can cooperate (II) [2017-01-17]
– Exclusive interview with Henrik Henriksson, President and CEO, Scania

On November 9, Scania and Higer inaugurated a new, state-of-the-art bus and coach factory in Suzhou dedicated to building the Scania Touring and Scania-Higer dual-branded high-end buses and coaches.

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China EV 100 Forum 2017 talks EV industry innovation and technology upgrading [2017-02-06]

With a theme of Upgrade Core Technology, Innovation Leads the Future, the China EV100 Forum 2017 was held in Beijing on January 14-15.

The 7th Global NEV Conference: redefining the automobile [2017-01-17]

BEIJING – The 7th Global NEV Conference, organized by d1ev.com, was held on December 17 here. Executives from new energy vehicle manufacturers, suppliers and tech companies shared their ideas on the future development of China’

Global auto industry to witness five major trends, says BMW China's Olaf Kastner [2016-12-28]

SHANGHAI – The global automotive industry is in great transformations in recent years and a brand new feature will emerge for the whole industry soon, according to Olaf Kastner, president and CEO of BMW Group Region China.

2016 CADA annual convention talks faith, integrity and innovation [2016-12-27]

The 2016 China Automobile Dealers Industry Convention, organized by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), was held on November 9-11 in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province.

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Ford F-150 Raptor on its way to China, officially [2017-02-10]

DEARBORN, Michigan – Ford said in a statement on February 3 that it has begun shipping its all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor high-performance off-road pickup to China, marking the first time any U.S.-built F-Series truck has been officially exported to China.

JAC to team up with Mexico's Giant Motors to produce SUVs in Hidalgo [2017-02-09]

HIDALGO, Mexico – Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC) has teamed up with Mexico’s Giant Motors and Grupo Finaciero Inbursa, a Carlos Slim-owned financial firm, to produce JAC SUVs in Hidalgo, Mexico, according to a report from Mexico News Daily on February 2.

SMMT: China third biggest export destination for UK cars in 2016 [2017-02-03]

LONDON – China remained as the third biggest export destination for cars and SUVs made in the UK in 2016 behind the European Union and the U.S., accounting for about 6.

BLK to export high-end coaches to the U.S. [2016-11-14]

NANCHANG, Jiangxi – CHTC Bonluck Bus Co., Ltd. (BLK) has exported eight high-end coaches to the U.S. to be delivered to various customers there after arriving at the Los Angeles Port, according to a company news release.

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Gree halts plan to purchase new energy bus maker Yinlong [2016-11-24]

ZHUHAI, Guangdong – Gree Electric Appliances Inc. announced on November 16 it gave up plan issuing new shares to acquire Zhuhai Yinlong Energy Co., Ltd.

Zoomlion Terex M&A case at a standstill [2016-04-08]

CHANGSHA, Hunan – Chinese machinery maker Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co. (Zoomlion) confirmed an offer for an unsolicited, non-binding acquisition proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the U.S. crane maker Terex for $30 per share in cash.

Geely acquires Dongfeng Nanchong for commercial vehicle production [2016-04-06]

NANCHONG, Sichuan – Nanchong Geely Commercial Vehicle Academy Co., Ltd. (Nanchong Geely), a full subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd.

Wang Dazong: only 13 percent outbound China investment profitable [2016-03-18]

Only 13 percent of Chinese outbound investments are profitable, said Wang Dazong, chairman and founder of Ophoenix Capital Management, during his speech at CBU/CAR’

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R&D
Daimler Greater China signs cooperation agreement with Plug and Play [2016-11-15]

BEIJING – Daimler Greater China announced on October 18 a new cooperation with global accelerator and investor Plug and Play as the company seeks to further explore new technologies and foster a startup culture among its business units.

Foton releases driverless super truck in Shanghai [2016-11-24]

SHANGHAI – Foton Motor released China’s first super truck with autonomous driving system in Shanghai on November 14.

Chinese firm gives UM $27M for autonomous car research [2016-10-18]

The University of Michigan will receive $27 million from a Chinese investment firm to aid in the institution’

BAIC BJEV releases North America Technical Innovation Strategy [2016-10-12]

DETROIT – BAIC BJEV, the electric vehicle arm under BAIC Group and one of China’s leading EV manufacturers, announced at a recent event organized by the company that its North America technical innovation strategy will be centered on two overseas R&D centers in Silicon Valley and Detroit, which will respectively concentrate on R&D and application of intelligent network connection technology and next-generation electric drive system technology.

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Volvo launches production of new fuel-efficient engines [2013-05-27]

By WardAuto Staff Volvo begins production of its new 4-cylinder gas and diesel engines that will play an integral part in the auto maker’

New engine standard released to reduce vehicle emissions [2013-02-28]

BEIJING – The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China (the State Council) released Views on Energy Saving of Internal Combustion Engine on February 17.

China's vehicle engine sales up 5.05 percent through August [2012-10-04]

BEIJING – China produced and sold 11,540,461 and 11,599,525 vehicle engines in the first eight months, an increase of 6.

A favorable trend for small-displacement engines [2012-09-03]

– by Sinotrust With China’s emphasis on new energy vehicle technologies, an increasing number of manufacturers in China have begun developing energy-saving small-displacement engines.

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China Auto Boom Is Warning to World Miners Facing Scrap Age [2016-09-30]

Nearly 150 million passenger cars bought since start of 2005 Top European auto recycler taken over by Chiho-Tiande Group China is on the cusp of a scrap wave that will return metal from ageing cars and expired fridges to the supply chain in a growing threat to mining companies, according to Chiho-Tiande Group Ltd.

China's steel makers invest in auto industry [2010-09-21]

On August 20, Capital Steel Co., Ltd. (Capital Steel) announced that it would invest all the shares it holds in Beijing Automobile Investment (BAI) plus some fund for 18.31 percent equity stake in the planned Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. to become the new company's second biggest shareholder.

Lighter steel up, but more needed [2009-06-11]

LIVONIA, MI - Thanks to increased use of advanced high-strength steel, the average weight per vehicle worldwide declined by 163 pounds on 2009 models.

China steel-mill merger signals bid for more U.S. plant sourcing [2009-02-05]

A three-company merger in China's 1,000-strong industry signals increased competition for orders from North American automakers, according to experts at the American Iron and Steel Institute.

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Hyundai Motor, BAIC set up China auto financing venture [2016-09-26]

Hyundai Motor Group said on Tuesday it had established an auto financing venture in China with Chinese state automaker BAIC Group, that will help it take advantage of growing interest in car loans in a market where most consumers still pay with cash.

Volkswagen Financial Services completes its third Chinese Auto ABS [2016-01-15]

BRAUNSCHWEIG – Volkswagen Financial Services completed its third Chinese Auto ABS (Asset-Backed Security) transaction with a volume of around ¥3 billion ($484 million), according to a company news release on January 12.

VW Financial Services completes first PBOC-registered ABS in China [2015-07-20]

BEIJING – Volkswagen Financial Services AG completed its second auto loan ABS transaction with a volume of around ¥1.

China auto loan over ¥600 billion in 2014 [2015-07-14]

China’s auto financing loan balance reached over ¥600 billion ($96.

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Chinese tire brands expanding in Africa [2016-08-01]

JOHANNESBURG – The rapid growth of middle class in African countries has pushed up demand for automobiles and tires.

Most tire manufacturers will not survive 2016 [2016-02-29]

In a recent survey conducted by tireworld.com.cn regarding the wellbeing of domestic tire manufacturers, nearly two-thirds of the respondents believe that most tire manufacturers will not survive 2016, according to results released on February 2.

Chinese tire makers target Asian, African & Middle Eastern markets [2015-10-18]

  By Satnam Singh, CBU/CAR India Correspondent CHENNAI -- Chinese tire producers are diverting shipments to other overseas markets after US Commerce Department imposed anti-dumping duty on tires made in China.

China on course to enforce tire labels [2013-07-02]

Wayne Xing China is on course to draft voluntary tire standards and labels which are expected to lead to state-level compulsory standards for the tire industry, according to a report by the 21 Shiji Jingji Baodao, or 21st Century Business Herald.

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China's dependency on foreign oil nears 60% in 2014 [2015-01-29]

BEIJING - China's dependency on imported oil and natural gas grew to about 60 percent and 32.2 percent respectively in 2014, according to a report released by a research team with the country's largest oil and gas producer on Wednesday.

Data show China passing US as biggest oil importer as economic growth, car sales drive demand [2013-10-11]

BEIJING — China has achieved another world-beating status its leaders don’t want: Biggest oil importer.

China likely to cut refined oil prices [2013-09-28]

BEIJING -- Analysts believe China may cut the price of refined oil on Friday in response to a drop in global crude oil prices.

China announces pricing policy for greener fuel [2013-09-23]

BEIJING - Chinese drivers will have to pay more in fuel prices amid the country's drive to reduce air pollution through upgraded fuel quality.

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GAC debuts GS7, GE3 and EnSpirit Concept in Detroit, eyes North American market [2017-02-03]

DETROIT – Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC) presented the GS7, GE3 and EnSpirit Concept to the world for the first time at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on January 9.

GAC debuts GS7, GE3 and EnSpirit Concept in Detroit, eyes North American market [2017-01-18]

DETROIT – Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC) presented the GS7, GE3 and EnSpirit Concept to the world for the first time at the 2017 North American International Automobile Show (NAIAS) on January 9.

Chinese brands to eventually dominate Chinese auto market [2016-11-28]

MACAU – China’s automobile market will eventually be dominated by Chinese independent brands, predicted Xiao Yong, vice president in charge of sales at GAC Motor Co., Ltd.

Daimler CEO Zetsche: EQ brand to enter China on a locally-produced basis [2016-10-11]

PARIS – The new EQ brand dedicated to electric mobility that Mercedes-Benz launched at this year’

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Revised regulation to stimulate used car market [2015-12-21]

The Administrative Methods of Used-Vehicle Sales (suggested draft for revision) has been completed and released late last month for review within the industry, according to local media.

Problems facing China's used car market [2015-12-20]

China’s growing used car market faces a number of problems, according to a signed article by Wen Jiajun published on zhuweihua.

Car makers to profit from China's booming used market [2015-04-26]

By Julien Girault Beijing (AFP) - The vast majority of cars in the world's biggest auto market are purchased new, but a second-hand trade is beginning to emerge in China despite traditional buyer reluctance -- and foreign manufacturers are hoping to benefit.

China used vehicle sales up 16.78 percent through October [2014-12-21]

BEIJING – China’s used vehicle sales increased by 16.78 percent to 4.91 million units in the first 10 months of the year, according to data released by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA).

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Quiet transformation of Euro-style light bus market [2014-10-16]

Not long ago, the Euro-style light bus market led by Jiangling Motors (JMC) and NAVECO was likened to a blue ocean due to few competitors, high profits and fast-paced research and development.

Brilliance-Jinbei initiates light truck project in Shenyang Auto Zone [2011-04-14]

SHENYANG, Liaoning – Brilliance-Jinbei, a subsidiary of Brilliance Auto, recently initiated a light truck manufacturing project in the Shenyang Auto Zone with an investment of ¥1.

Jinbei Auto initiates a light truck project in Shenyang Auto Zone [2011-03-30]

SHENYANG, Liaoning – Jinbei Auto, a subsidiary of Brilliance, recently initiated a light truck manufacturing project in the Shenyang Auto Zone with an investment of ¥1.

FAW-GM's first light truck rolls off line in Harbin plant [2011-03-17]

HARBIN, Heilongjiang – The first light truck of FAW-GM Light Duty Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. rolled off the line recently in the JV’

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Low-speed farm vehicles should be included in rural subsidy program [2009-12-30]

- by Feng Jugao

 

Rough and bumpy road for low-speed vehicles

The low-speed vehicle (LSV) used to be called the farm vehicle.

Stable growth in farm vehicle market in H1 [2007-09-01]

BEIJING ¨C China?ˉs farm vehicle market continued its stable growth in the first half of this year. Production and sales reached 1,088,992 and 1,086,247 units respectively, an average of 8.1 percent increase compared to last year, according to the latest statistics from the Farm Vehicle Sub-Association of the China Agricultural Machinery Association.

China's farm vehicle market in 2005 [2006-03-01]

Continued decline

China’s farm vehicle sector has experienced another year of continued decline. Output and sales were 1,899,834 and 1,895,116 units, respectively, in 2005, down 9.15 and 9.25 percent compared with those of 2004, according to the latest statistics from the Farm Vehicle Association. However, this rate fell back to single digits, compared with a more than 20 percent decline in 2004.

Policy pushing farm vehicle makers into truck manufacture [2006-01-01]

China’s farm vehicle manufacturers are moving into light and medium truck production, according to the latest statistics published by CBU. While most medium truck manufacturers have registered a decline in output in the first nine months of last year, one manufacturer, Wangpai Automobile, registered a 77.03 percent increase year on year in their medium truck output. Wangpai is one of the country’s leading farm truck manufacturers. Another farm truck maker, Yinhe Automobile, is now the seventh largest medium truck manufacturer in

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Italian motorcycle makers courting Chinese partners [2011-05-25]

Struggling since the onset of the global financial crisis in 2008, some famed Italian motorcycle makers are now courting Chinese buyers, an Italian trade official said.

China's motorcycle industry recovers slowly in 2010 [2011-02-08]

China’s motorcycle industry produced and sold 26.69 and 26.59 million motorcycles in 2010, up 4.

Zongshen to produce 1 million new energy motorcycles a year [2010-07-19]

- by Zhao Yi and Zheng Shuang   Zongshen Industrial Group (Zongshen) based in Chongqing, southwest China, is one of the biggest motorcycle makers in China. Zongshen has recently partnered with PEM Power Systems Inc. of Canada and Piaggio of Italy to produce respectively pure electric motorcycles and hybrid motorcycles.

CSIG to form a mega motorcycle group in Chongqing [2009-12-25]

CHONGQING - China South Industry Group Corp. (CSIG) is planning to merge its three motorcycle companies, China Jialing Group (Jialing), Jianshe Motorcycle Co., Ltd. (Jianshe) and Qingqi Motorcycle Co., Ltd. (Qingqi), into a new mega motorcycle group in Chongqing, according to a recently report in 

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