Classification: SPOTLIGHT
Lotus Evija: the world's first all-electric British hypercar from the world's fastest growing Chinese auto group [2019-07-18]

LONDON – Lotus unveiled the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar, at an exclusive event in London on July 17.

BYD launches all-new "Black Crystal" global design center in Shenzhen [2019-07-01]

SHENZHEN – BYD launched its all-new global design center here on June 25, ushering in a “

AV road testing goes to Guangzhou: WeRide, GAC Group and among first to receive permits [2019-06-21]

GUANGZHOU – WeRide, GAC Group, AutoX,, Jingqi Technology and DeepBlue Technology became the first six companies to receive permits to test autonomous vehicles on open roads in the city of Guangzhou on June 20.

Tesla speed: Shanghai-produced Model 3 starting at ¥328,000, deliveries to start in 6-10 months [2019-05-31]

BEIJING – After a week of suspense, Tesla announced the starting price of the locally-produced Model 3 on May 31: the upgraded standard range (NEDC 460 km) version of the model, which had only begun deliveries as an import at the end of February, will be ¥328,000.

Dr. Z: China turned from Achilles heel to dynamo for Daimler [2019-05-24]

BERLIN – Ten years ago Daimler sold 1.6 million vehicles annually. It now sells that many vehicles in just half the time, and the most important driver behind that growth is China, according to former Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche.

The great "Escape:" Ford accelerates China transformation with "2.0" strategy [2019-04-04]

SHANGHAI – With the global debut of the All-New Escape midsize SUV, one of more than 30 new Ford and Lincoln vehicles to be launched in China by 2021, Ford is literally trying to escape the last couple of years of underperformance in the world’

Bora, Golf, Lavida electrified: VW begins phase-II of three-phase China NEV offensive [2019-03-29]

ZHUHAI, Guangdong – The second phase of Volkswagen brand’s three-phase China new energy vehicle offensive has begun with the electrification of three of the brand’

VAT savings: Luxury brands drop vehicle prices ahead of April 1 VAT cut [2019-03-22]

BEIJING – Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Volvo Cars, Lincoln, Audi and Infiniti became the first wave of brands to cut manufacturer suggested retail prices (MSRP) of their cars –

China, software, electromobility, shareholding and the future of Volkswagen [2019-03-18]

WOLFSBURG – This year’s Volkswagen Group Annual Media Conference turned into a “China Special.

Chinese electric super cars in Geneva: a kangaroo, some foxes and a car named after a daughter [2019-03-08]

GENEVA – The annual Geneva International Motor Show is usually about exotic super cars. This year, many of them got a special “