The first Chinese cars to be manufactured in Venezuela rolled off the factory line on Wednesday.
In the past four years, SUVs have become the most popular type of car in China's booming automobile market and have the fastest sales growth.
Despite concerns that Volvo Car Corp's sales could tumble after its purchase by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co last August, the Swedish brand has registered solid growth.
Chinese car and battery manufacturer BYD Co is reporting an 89 percent fall in first-half net income due to sluggish sales.
Foreign car producers have begun to take more control of their joint ventures in China, sidelining their Chinese counterparts from business partners to factory providers.
Although Chinese cars are being introduced in the Nepali market in a big way, they are still struggling to make their presence in Nepal.
The recent sentiment index on auto market shows that the industry is at a low ebb as a result of declining sales, shrinking output, and high taxes.
The domestic sales figures might be different, but the short-term outlook for the Chinese auto market is still the same: gloomy.
Domestic car brands have suffered a downturn and are eager for new momentum
Chery Automobile Co Ltd is to become the second Chinese vehicle maker to build an assembly plant in Kenya.
China's car sales and output edged up in July from one year earlier despite the weak selling season, signaling a mild rebound may come in the second half of the year.
By 2015, China's car rental market is expected to hit 400,000 vehicles and produce $2.8 billion in annual revenue, according to the China Taxicab and Livery Association. Consulting firm Roland Berger put that estimate at $5.9 billion.