Incentives drive Great Wall Motor

2011-03-17 11:21:12

Great Wall Motor Co, China's largest maker of pickup trucks, said profit more than doubled last year as government incentives stoked demand for vehicles.

China warns of potential steering problems of Ford's Windstar

2011-03-17 09:42:55

China's quality authority warned buyers on Wednesday against a defect in Ford's Windstar minivans which may cause drivers to lose control of the vehicle.

Charging network for electric vehicles expanded in HK

2011-03-16 11:26:40

The charging network for electric vehicles (EVs) has been expanded to cover all 18 districts in Hong Kong, said Hong Kong's Financial Secretary at an EV publicity event Tuesday.

BYD upbeat over 2011 after dismal 4th quarter

2011-03-15 10:32:10

BYD Co Ltd, a Chinese carmaker backed by US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, expects its auto sales to rise up to 15 percent in 2011, in line with the market.

Japanese automakers: China operations unaffected

2011-03-15 10:31:28

The operation of Japanese automakers in China won't be affected in the short term even as their domestic production is halted in the aftermath of Friday's severe earthquake and tsunami, automakers said on Monday.

Volkswagen's old platforms adapt to new realities

2011-03-14 13:57:37

Volkswagen has an enviable position in China's modern automotive history - it was the first global brand to enter the country and it did so when other automakers considered that a risky move.

Miao: 100b yuan boost to alternatives

2011-03-14 13:32:15

The central government will spend 100 billion yuan ($14.87 billion) over the next decade to support development of new energy and energy-saving vehicles in China, according to Miao Wei, head of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

BYD to inaugurate electric buses in Denmark

2011-03-11 10:50:49

China's electric vehicle maker BYD Automobile Co Ltd is set to trial a full-size, all-electric bus in the Danish capital Copenhagen, according to a news release issued by Denmark's biggest public transport operator Movia and Denmark's Ministry of Foreign affairs Thursday.

China's Feb auto sales down 33%

2011-03-09 17:12:32

China's February auto sales fell sharply by 33.09 percent month on month to 1.267 million units due to the week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said Wednesday.

For FAW, the name is the game

2011-03-08 16:06:05

FAW Group Corporation, China's second-largest auto manufacturer by sales, is targeting a 10 percent increase in sales revenues this year as it expands the development of its brand portfolio. 

Weak February auto sales split analysts over year's prospects

2011-03-08 09:29:49

China's passenger vehicle sales dropped slightly in February from last year, the first fall in more than two years and giving rise to uncertainty about the entire year's sales. 

Daimler drives to take advantage of prospects

2011-03-07 16:59:21

German automaker Daimler AG sees opportunity in China's 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) and intends to invest 3 billion euros (nearly $4.2 billion) to leap forward in the Chinese auto market.