Land Rover recalled over faulty transfer case

2011-01-22 10:45:30

Jaguar Land Rover Auto Trade (Shanghai) Ltd Co recalled 373 imported Land Rover Defenders on Friday because of a transfer case defect, China's top quality regulator said.

Volkswagen in talks to develop new car

2011-01-21 10:56:32

Volkswagen AG, the second-largest foreign automaker in China, is in talks with its local partners to develop a new car, specifically for Chinese consumers.

Ford, Changan in talks to export China-made Ford autos

2011-01-20 17:26:53

Ford Motor is in talks with its Chinese partner, Chongqing Changan Automobile Co, to export China-made Ford vehicles to emerging markets, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

China may lead in electric vehicle race

2011-01-20 10:01:46

China could lead the race to roll out electric vehicles and will deploy new transport technologies faster than the United States, according to a report by Accenture that compares the two countries.

Changan Automobile to set up R&D base in US

2011-01-19 15:31:40

China's Changan Automobile Group announced Tuesday it will open a research and development (R &D) center in the US city of Detroit, becoming the first Chinese automaker to have a research base on US soil.

VW plans historic investment

2011-01-17 17:01:13

German carmaker Volkswagen Group plans the biggest-ever investment in China by a carmaker over the next five years as it spends 10.6 billion euros ($13.9 billion) to consolidate and further expand its leading position.

BYD drops 100 dealers after sales disappoint

2011-01-17 15:28:24

Following dealer pullouts last year, carmaker BYD has admitted its sales network grew too fast and has cut the number of dealerships by 100, domestic media said. 

Daimler sees China 2011 sales outgrowing market

2011-01-17 15:08:34

Daimler AG's sees China sales exceeding the 10 percent overall growth of the car market this year, a senior company executive said on Saturday.

Ferrari to gear up and drive sales

2011-01-15 10:17:26

The Italian sports car brand Ferrari expects China will be its second-biggest market in the near future, and sees potential in the country's growing new rich and the robust economy, said company executives.

BYD eyes mainland listing this year

2011-01-14 15:21:20

Hong Kong-listed BYD plans to issue up to 100 million shares on the mainland's Shenzhen Stock Exchange in the second half of this year, reported on Jan 13.

Dealers adapting to market challenges

2011-01-14 14:22:57

Auto dealers in Beijing are planning to improve services, expand to markets outside the capital and speed up secondhand trade as part of efforts to adapt to the limit on license plate registrations.

Posh parade

2011-01-14 10:41:23

Luxury carmakers are gearing up for rich pickings in the Chinese market.