All-time record set in auto imports

2011-05-09 11:20:42

The numbers of imported vehicles in March reached a historic record, according to statistics released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on May 5.

Big plans for 'Beijing' brand cars

2011-05-09 10:15:23

The nation's fifth-biggest carmaker Beijing Automotive Industry Corp (BAIC) has laid out a blueprint to join the ranks of the Fortune 500 and the world's top 15 automotive companies by 2015, it announced at the recent Shanghai auto show.

4,000 Volvo cars recalled in China

2011-05-07 15:26:14

China's quality control authorities said Friday that more than 4,000 Volvo S40, XC60 and C70 vehicles have been recalled over problematic headlight cleaning systems.

Shanghai Expo sees 830,000 ton carbon cut

2011-05-06 13:46:25

A report released Thursday detailed how the green traffic initiative promoted during the Shanghai Expo helped cut carbon emissions by 830,000 tons. 

MOF says US dumps subsidized cars

2011-05-06 13:20:04

China's Ministry of Commerce said the United States has dumped subsidized sedans and sport utility vehicles with engine displacement of 2.5 liters or bigger on the Chinese market.

BYD April car sales down 11% Y-O-Y

2011-05-05 16:49:32

Chinese car maker BYD Co Ltd , backed by US billionaire Warren Buffett, said on Thursday that it sold 40,100 cars in April, down 11 percent year-on-year according to data from analysts.

BMW Q1 sales surge in China

2011-05-05 09:25:16

BMW's sales in China jumped 72 percent in the first quarter as a growing army of super-rich in the country fuels demand for luxuries.

Brilliance boosts Benin business

2011-05-04 09:12:08

The automaker Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd has signed a preliminary cooperative framework with Beijing Runfar Investment Group to establish a joint venture.

China's Hawtai Motor comes to Saab's rescue

2011-05-03 17:36:01

Little-known Chinese auto maker Hawtai Motor Group has come to the rescue of Saab, only a year after tiny Dutch supercar maker Spyker bailed out the Swedish marque.

Pangda tanks on lackluster trading debut

2011-04-29 13:58:50

Shares of Pangda Automobile Trade Co Ltd fell more than 20 percent on their trading debut in Shanghai on Thursday.

Hyundai Motor to set up JV in Sichuan

2011-04-29 13:46:56

The Hyundai Motor Company signed a formal agreement on Thursday to create a commercial vehicle joint venture (JV) in Sichuan province.

Hainachuan to buy Netherlands firm

2011-04-29 13:25:56

Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts Co Ltd will acquire 100 percent of the stock of the Netherlands' Inalfa Roof Systems Group, China Business News reported Friday, citing an internal announcement from the Netherlands company's China office.