Automakers drive stock indices higher

2011-01-29 10:12:50

Stocks on the Chinese mainland rose, capping the benchmark index's biggest five-day gain in six weeks. That advance came as automakers and industrial companies rallied on speculation their shares are undervalued given the prospects for earnings growth.

Side effects seen for dealers

2011-01-27 14:02:55

The Beijing government's restrictions on new license plates were meant to contend with traffic congestion, but are simultaneously threatening the livelihoods of many local dealers of second-hand cars.

Lottery green light for 17,600 people

2011-01-27 10:16:49

The capital's first car license plate lottery took place on Wednesday under new rules to tackle chronic traffic gridlock and air pollution.

Chinese cars on the road to breaking its cheap image

2011-01-26 10:57:03

The made-in-China label is considered by some as cheap and secondary in quality.

Volvo opens China headquarters

2011-01-25 17:23:48

Volvo Car Corporation inaugurated its China headquarters in Shanghai on Jan 25, 2011 to increase its presence in the Chinese market.

City curb on auto purchases to hit motor insurers hard

2011-01-25 10:16:00

The capital city's auto insurance premium income will probably see a slump in growth this year due to curbs on auto purchases by the local government, the city's insurance regulator said on Monday.

GM sold more cars in China than in US last year

2011-01-25 09:56:12

General Motors Co sold more vehicles in China than it did in the United States last year, marking the first time a foreign market has outpaced the automaker 's domestic sales in its 102-year history.

Tata Motors's Jaguar, Land Rover sales hit records in China

2011-01-24 15:50:29

Tata Motors Ltd said sales of its Jaguar and Land Rover cars in China surged to records in 2010, Bloomberg reported Monday.

Guangzhou to curb government car use

2011-01-24 12:59:42

Guangdong's provincial capital will not restrict vehicle registrations in new measures to curb traffic congestion, a senior provincial official said on Sunday.

BAIC buys Guangzhou Baolong

2011-01-24 09:52:35

BAIC Group, the partner of Daimler AG and Hyundai Motor Co, recently bought a private automaker in Guangdong province to gain a foothold in the southern market and boost its own brand cars.

China makes its presence felt at Vancouver motorcycle show

2011-01-22 14:41:20

In a simultaneous launch with New York, the Vancouver Motorcycle Show was at the center of the biking world Friday as legendary manufacturer Harley-Davidson debuted its FX Blackline bike, a stripped-down machine designed to appeal today's younger riders.

US firm to make recreational vehicles for China: Reports

2011-01-22 14:11:53

A recreational vehicle (RV) producer in Southern California plans to make thousands of RVs for export to China under an agreement to be signed soon, local media outlets reported Friday.