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Beiben wants to sell 15,000 heavy-duty trucks in 2020 [2019-12-15]

BAOTOU, Inner Mongolia – Beiben Heavy-Duty Truck, which fell out of the top 10 ranking in heavy-duty truck sales this year, wants to sell 15,000 heavy-duty trucks in 2020.

FAW Jiefang wants to sell 300,000 medium and heavy-duty trucks in 2020 [2019-12-15]

NANCHANG, Jiangxi – That was the target announced at the 2020 Business Conference held on December 12 here by China’

Leapmotor teases T03, set for April 2020 launch [2019-12-15]

HANGZHOU – Chinese smart EV startup Leapmotor teased several design sketches of its upcoming T03 on December 13.

CAAM: China auto sales to fall 2 percent in 2020 to 25.31 million units [2019-12-13]

CHANGSHA – China’s auto sales will fall for the third consecutive year in 2020 with annual sales expected to drop 2 percent from 2019 to about 25.

New records for auto, NEV and heavy-duty truck sales, just in different directions [2019-12-12]

November auto sales are out. As was expected, they fell for the 17th consecutive month and NEV sales fell for the fifth consecutive month (see China auto sales down 3.

China, the power of long-term planning [2018-10-08]

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of Chinese Open Door policy kicked off in 1978 by Deng Xiaoping. During the past four decades, China has succeeded transforming itself into the second global economic power.

Three reasons I'm optimistic about Nissan's future in China [2018-08-15]

Nissan Motor Co. sold 720,447 vehicles in China in the first half of 2018, up 10.7 percent and vaulting into the top performing Japanese automaker in China.

"Underground workers" at SAIC [2016-03-25]
Jones' Snapshot

At the news that Sun Xiaodong, a senior executive at Qoros Auto and former top sales executive at SAIC-GM, was being investigated for alleged corruption by authorities, auto analyst Jones Zhong wrote the following. hit by CCTV [2016-03-16]
Jones' Snapshot

Senior managers of automotive OEMs were able to sleep tight at night on March 15 because none of them was blacklisted on CCTV-2’

Auto China 2016: SUVs galore and smart EVs allure [2016-05-06]

The global auto industry converged in the capital city in late April for the biggest party of the year: Auto China 2016, or the Beijing Auto Show.

It's not a "winner takes all" game [2016-04-06]

For many of the new “internet carmaking” startups that have recently emerged onto the scene and plan to “

The annual session and the auto industry [2016-04-06]

The government work report delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at this year’s annual session of the National People’

China in the spotlight as Daimler reports record earnings [2016-03-15]

Daimler reported record unit sales, revenue and earnings at its 2016 Annual Press Conference held in Stuttgart, Germany on February 4.

Great Wall Motor Q3 2019 net profit soars six fold to ¥1.4 billion, breaks ground for Pinghu plant [2019-10-27]

BAODING – Great Wall Motor’s Q3 2019 net profit soared more than six fold, increase 507 percent to ¥1.

Great Wall to launch high-end brand WEY named after company founder and chairman Wei Jianjun [2016-11-10]

BAODING, Hebei – Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd. will officially launch a new high-end brand under the name of “

Wanxiang Group 5,000-unit NEV project gets approval [2016-08-29]

HANGZHOU, Zhejiang – The 5,000-unit new energy bus project of Wangxiang Group has been approved by the Development and Reform Commission of Zhejiang Province, according to an announcement of the Commission on January 15.

Daimler recalls 15 imported Mercedes-Benz semi-trailers in China [2016-06-27]

BEIJING – Daimler Trucks and Buses (China) Co., Ltd. is recalling 15 Mercedes-Benz Actros 2641 (6x4) and Actros 2644 (6x4) semi-trailers since May 13, according to a statement of the Chinese quality watchdog, the Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ).

China wants to battle traffic jams with this crazy futuristic bus [2016-08-16]

Traffic congestion is a problem that many cities across the globe continue to struggle with. And while some cities have come up with their own ways to deal with congestion, whether it be a push for public transportation or constructing new roads, a new initiative out of China is without a doubt the most original idea we've seen yet.

U.S. and China close to signing bilateral investment treaty [2016-04-13]

  By Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. After 24 rounds of negotiations, former Chinese Minister of Commerce Chen Deming announced on March 23, 2016, that the United States and China have resolved several key roadblocks and are close to signing a U.S.-China bilateral investment treaty ("BIT").

A Chinese company in India, stumbling over a culture [2016-01-05]

SHINDE, India — When a Chinese truck company wanted to open a factory in India, its president looked at sites that had a mountain in back and a river in front —

Barclays analysts visited China and came back saying it was one of the most bearish trips they've ever taken [2015-10-06]

  By Bob Bryan As China's economy boomed, US industrial companies made serious investments in helping to build infrastructure, helping to drive growth in the country and their bottom lines.

China-made Jeep Compass To Debut In November [2016-10-17]

The China-made variant of the new 2017  Jeep Compass will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and launch on the Chinese car market soon thereafter.

Dongfeng Liuzhou to debut Chenglong T7 truck at Auto China 2016 [2016-04-21]

LIUZHOU, Guangxi – Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co., Ltd. will officially unveil one key product, the Chenglong T7 long-nose truck, at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition on April 25.

Baojun 630 launched with prices starting at ¥62,800 [2016-01-08]

CHENGDU, Sichuan – SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile (SGMW) officially launched its first independent passenger car, the Baojun 630, in Chengdu on August 9, and after Chengdu the new car will be introduced through a national tour in select cities including Zhengzhou, Nanning, Jinan, Changsha, Shijiazhuang, Nanjing and Harbin, according to a company press release.

Iveco New Daily hits China market [2015-08-26]

BEIJING – Iveco (China) CV Sales Co., Ltd. released the New Daily high-end light commercial vehicle in Beijing on August 24.

AVIC Changzheng Auto first e-truck rolls off production line [2016-06-27]

XINGTAI, Hebei – The first full electric heavy-duty truck of AVIC Changzheng Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

She Zhenqing: school bus and rural transportation opportunities for bus industry [2016-05-10]

Besides new energy buses, rural passenger transportation and school buses are also giant opportunities for bus makers in 2016, said She Zhenqing, vice secretary general of Bus Branch, China Highway &Transportation Society, reported find800.

Iveco debuts 4x4 Iveco New Eurocargo at BAUMA 2016 [2016-04-22]

Iveco joins CASE Construction Equipment at the BAUMA 2016 exhibition, one of the world’s most important trade shows for the Construction industry, to present the New Eurocargo 4x4 truck and showcases its full range of vehicles for the sector.

Iveco to participate in world's first truck platooning challenge [2016-04-12]

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Italian commercial vehicle manufacturer Iveco will participate in the world’

Did GM downplay debut of SUV to avoid Trump's wrath? [2016-10-31]

DETROIT -- If you're wondering why you haven't read a review of the Buick Envision SUV yet, blame Donald Trump.

This could be the most expensive part of Volkswagen's massive scandal [2015-10-13]

  John Rosevear VW sold very few of its cheating diesels in China. But on Monday, the Chinese government announced an investigation of VW -- and that could have very expensive consequences Volkswagen's admission that it cheated on emissions tests for years has governments around the world outraged -- and VW scrambling to figure out how to fix the 11 million affected cars.

'Made by China' is what Chinese consumers want now [2015-08-13]

By Business InsiderAkio Toyoda has China on his mind. On Tuesday, the day he announced record earnings, the Toyota Motors president warned of a sharp slowdown in the world's biggest market, echoing concerns already aired by BMW.

Buffett's electric-car maker is still on sale [2013-08-29]

By Michael Lewis A battery, solar-panel, and automobile maker made famous by a certain Omaha-based oracle, BYD has seen its fair share of peaks and troughs.

Report unveils plan to tighten grip on emissions and reduce pollution [2018-06-06]

China intends to implement its strictest vehicle emissions regulation yet to further reduce air pollution, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said in a report released on Friday (June 1).

Premier urges cutting logistics costs, improve efficiency [2018-05-28]

BEIJING – At the State Council executive meeting on May 16, Premier Li Keqiang pledged to cut costs in the logistics industry and improve its efficiency.

China to no longer approve new gasoline-powered vehicle factories [2016-10-12]

BEIJING – China will no longer approve, in principle, new gasoline-powered vehicle factories, according to a statement issued after an executive meeting of the State Council presided by Premier Li Keqiang on October 8.

Government launches ¥4.7 trillion plan to improve infrastructure in next three years [2016-05-15]

BEIJING – A three-year action plan to improve the country’s infrastructure has been formally launched, with a total investment of ¥4.

Chinese Automakers Have Invested about 200 Million RMB in Foreign Markets [2016-09-26]

(Shanghai September 26, 2016)-Reportedly, Chinese automakers have invested about 200 billion RMB on the development of foreign markets in the past three years.

Zhongtong sells over 4,000 new energy buses through to April [2016-06-26]

LIAOCHENG, Shandong – Zhongtong Bus sold 5,300 units of buses in the first four months of the year, up 70 percent on a yearly basis.

Bitauto announces $300 Million strategic investments from Tencent, Baidu, and PAG [2016-06-06]

Tencent, Baidu, and each to purchase US$50 million newly issued Bitauto shares; Bitauto to issue up to US$150 million convertible bonds to PAG BEIJING -- Bitauto Holdings Ltd.

SF Express purchases 140 Nanjing-Iveco refrigerator trucks [2016-05-10]

BEIJING – China’s leading quick delivery service provider SF Express and Nanjing Iveco Automobile Co., Ltd.

NextEV debuts NIO EP9 in London, will it be your next EV? [2016-11-23]

Chinese electric vehicle start-up NextEV unveiled its new brand NIO and the first product – the NIO EP9 electric supercar at the trendy Saatchi Gallery in London on November 21, aiming to challenge super cars such as the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918.

Atieva's first electric car looks a lot like a Model S [2016-10-14]
This is the first image of the Atvus sedan, which is expected to launch in December.

Atieva, the troubled Silicon Valley startup that began by making batteries for Chinese buses, is expected to unveil a rival to Tesla’

Tesla rival's EV outed by public records request [2016-10-14]
Like Faraday Future, Atieva is reportedly backed by LeEco's Jia Yueting.

Atieva is a Chinese company building an EV for the US market, and we're now getting a first look at its "Atvus" sedan, thanks to a public records search by Recode.

Automakers' EV plans will challenge early pioneers [2016-09-28]

PARIS -- Electric-car pioneers are facing a challenge from their peers as EV concepts dominate the Paris auto show.

Chinese cars could shake up European sales [2016-12-05]

A decade ago the Chinese made a big push to try and establish themselves in Europe. It was a disaster.

Auto Market Update: Trump Victory Puts Uncertainty In Automakers [2016-11-10]

The 2016 election has just ended and a new president has been elected. With a new leader comes changes and while others look forward to a new administration, some are uncertain about it.

A Chinese billionaire is staking his legacy — and thousands of American jobs — on this factory in Ohio [2016-11-02]

MORAINE, OHIO — Shortly after his private plane landed in Ohio on a recent morning, the Chinese billionaire set off down Interstate 75 to inspect the factory on which he has staked his legacy and the future of this gritty patch of the American Rust Belt.

They're coming to America -- someday [2016-10-17]
U.S. market still tempts the world's automakers and wannabes

The U.S. auto establishment has scarcely heard of Bob Smith and his Alkane Dominator, a beefy military truck he plans to assemble in South Carolina using a Brazilian army vehicle platform and U.S. components.

Adient plans for growth in China [2016-09-20]

The automotive business that will be run from Milwaukee as Adient Ltd. is forecasting growth over the coming years as it expands an already leading market share in China and assists the auto industry in rethinking what the inside of a vehicle looks like in an era of Uber and self-driving cars.

Allison Transmission backs Jereh's complete oil and gas solutions [2016-08-29]

BEIJING – Jereh Group launched the new Allison-equipped 2500 model fracturing truck at its Yantai headquarters in Shandong Province recently, according to a news release of Allison Transmission, the world’

Analyst: Weichai Power to resume 25 percent share at HD market [2016-05-10]

BEIJING – The automobile research department of China International Capital Corporation Ltd. (CICC, 3908.

Cummins and Liugong Machinery to further invest ¥240 million to Guangxi Cummins [2016-04-21]

LIUZHOU, Guangxi – Cummins Corp. and Liugong Machinery Co., Ltd. announced on March 29 that they would pour ¥240 million ($36.

Audi developed positively especially in China in August,2016 [2016-09-20]

AUDI AG delivered around 132,350 cars to customers in August. As such, global sales exceeded the prior-year month by 2.

October HDT sales slide 14 percent to 44,000 units [2016-01-08]

BEIJING – Heavy-duty truck sales decreased 14 percent to 44,000 units in October, and sales in the first ten months dropped 29 percent to 452,800 units, according to the latest statistics from truck manufacturers, reported cvworld.

China car owners age 34 in average [2016-01-08]

BEIJING – The China Automobile Consumption Trend Report compiled by Sinotrust, a consultancy of marketing solutions and credit solutions, reveals that 43.

Top 10 Auto and PV makers in China in H1 2011 [2016-01-08]

According to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), the top 10 automakers by sales in H1 2011 were the SAIC, Dongfeng, FAW, Chang’

China's Top 99 Dealers by comprehensive performance 2014 [2015-06-25]

Rank Name Earning Earning Efficiency Overall power potential scale score 1 Zhongsheng Group Ltd.

China's Top 100 Dealers by revenue 2014 [2015-06-25]

Rank Group Name Revenue (¥ million) Sales (unit) 1 Sinomach Automobile Co., Ltd.

China Car Dealers Quit Last Year After Losses, Group Says [2015-01-27]

More auto dealerships in China quit their sales networks last year after profitability deteriorated, according to a trade group’

Ford Motor Co. opens first Lincoln dealerships in China [2014-11-06]

Ford Motor Co.'s Lincoln luxury brand on Thursday opened its first three dealerships in China. The stores are in Bejing, Shanghai and Hangzhou and will sell the new MKC utility and MKZ midsize sedan.

Wanxiang founder and chairman Lu Guanqiu passes away at the age of 74 [2017-10-27]

Chinese tycoon Lu Guanqiu, the founder, Party secretary and chairman of Wanxiang Group, one of China’

Daimler removes senior exec over derogatory remarks about China [2016-11-21]

BEIJING – Daimler Greater China Ltd. issued a statement late in the evening of November 21 announcing the removal of a senior German executive involved in an incident in which he made derogatory comments on Chinese people.

Former Xiamen King Long Chairman Lian Xiaoqiang under investigation [2016-04-26]

XIAMEN, Fujian – Fujian Office of Commission for Disciplinary Inspection announced on its website on April 6 that Lian Xiaoqiang, former chairman of Xiamen King Long Motor Group Co., Ltd.

Jiangling Motors appoints Qiu Tiangao and Fan Xin chairman and president [2016-04-21]

NANCHANG, Jiangxi – Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd. announced a series of executives changes on April 7.

BAIC Haihua sets up plastic JV with Minda KTSN [2016-08-19]

  By Satnam Singh, CBU/CAR India Correspondent A 50:50 joint venture, Minda China Plastic Solutions, Ltd.

SAIC agrees to sell one percent share back to GM [2016-01-08]

SHANGHAI – After seven months’ effort, GM has finally gained approval of SAIC in purchasing back 1 percent stake that it sold to the latter in 2009.

FAW-Volkswagen Nanhai plant to roll off cars in 2013 [2016-01-08]

FOSHAN, Guangzhou – The newly approved FAW-Volkswagen Nanhai plant will be put into operation in 2013 with its first sedan rolling off the production line in August that year, according to media reports.

Great Wall Motor Bulgaria plant to start operation by year's end [2016-01-08]

LOVECH, Bulgaria – Great Wall Motor, China’s largest SUV and pickup manufacturer, will start car production in Bulgaria by the end of this year, revealed its Bulgarian partner, Litex Motors, on June 15.

Ride-hailing apps to be ranked on quality [2018-05-30]

BEIJING – Ride-hailing apps will be included in China’s quality evaluation system for taxi services to help govern the booming market and improve standards, the Ministry of Transport said on Thursday (May 24).

Didi beware! Meituan is digging in your garden [2018-03-29]

AllTechAsia is a Beijing-based startup media platform dedicated to providing the hottest tech stories of Asian markets in English.

GM makes strategic investment in car-sharing provider Yi Wei Xing [2016-10-10]

SHANGHAI – GM on October 11 announced an investment in Yi Wei Xing (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd.

Apple invests $1 billion into ride hailing app Didi Chuxing [2016-05-13]

BEIJING - Apple has invested $1 billion into Didi Chuxing, a major Chinese ride-hailing service. Among other things, the move is intended to help Apple better understand China, its second-largest market after the US.

China Auto Electronics to go private at S$0.16 a share [2016-10-24]

CHINA automotive electrical and electronics distribution system manufacturer China Auto Electronics has become the latest firm to announce its intention to delist from the Singapore Exchange.

China stocks jump again as emergency measures bite [2015-07-12]

By Samuel Shen and Engen Tham Shanghai (Reuters) - Chinese stocks rose strongly for a second day on Friday, buoyed by a barrage of government support measures, but worries persist about the long-term impact that four weeks of market turmoil may have on the world's second-largest economy.

Chen Hong: SAIC should reflect on how to develop independent brands [2015-06-23]

SAIC’s sales decreased by 4.51 percent in May. The total sales of its independent brands Roewe and MG plummeted 34 percent from January to May, according to huiche.

China auto sector sets for a 2011 slowdown [2011-02-14]

— by Sarah Turner SYDNEY (MarketWatch) — Chinese auto makers are expected to report strong earnings in 2010, but while analysts are expecting some deceleration in 2011, they are divided on the extent of the anticipated slowdown.

Lei Xing on China Auto Market and Auto Sales Growth in 2016 [2016-09-16]

Lei Xing, the Chief Editor of China Automotive Review, was invited to Studio Interview on CCTV to talk about auto sales and auto market trends in 2016 in China on September 12, 2016.

Strategies Behind Wanfeng Tech's Acquisition of Paslin: Determination, Will and Respect [2016-08-16]

On March 24, 2016, Zhejiang Wanfeng Technology Development Co Ltd officially closed the 302 million U.S. dollars acquisition of The Paslin Company, a U.S. Detroit robotics firm in the automotive sector.

GKN Hoeganaes to produce metal powder in China [2016-05-02]

Hoeganaes, part of GKN Powder Metallurgy, is starting production of high quality automotive grade powders in China for the Asian market.

Magneti Marelli exhibits main innovations at Auto China 2016 [2016-05-02]

Magneti Marelli exhibited its main innovations at Auto China 2016, with particular focus on lighting, hybrid solutions and lightweight materials.

Pivoting to a new round of development: auto industry converges in Chongqing for annual GAF [2016-06-05]

CHONGQING – It is early June and that means it’s time for the annual Global Automotive Forum, or GAF, one of the industry’

Program finalized for 2012 CBU Commercial Vehicle Seminar in Hannover [2016-01-08]

  HANNOVER, Germany – CBU/CAR will hold the 2012 International Commercial Vehicle Conference on September 20, 2012 in Meeting Room 13/14 at the Convention Center during the upcoming 64th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover.

Zeng Qinghong: China should establish auto recall insurance system [2016-01-08]

BEIJING – China should require whole vehicle enterprises and relevant auto parts and components manufacturers to establish auto recall reserving funds or to buy insurance for potential auto recall risks in policies such as the Regulation on Recalls of Defective Automobile Products, proposed Zeng Qinghong, member of National People’

Executives discuss impact of regulations at November MAS in Shanghai [2015-11-26]

SHANGHAI –Thirty executives participated at CBU's 2nd Monthly Automotive Salon (MAS) in Shanghai on November 11 at the Swissô

Imported Chinese truck, bus tires found to not hurt US industry [2017-02-23]

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) said on Wednesday that subsidized bus and truck tires imported from China had not damaged the US industry.

JAC signs SKD assembly agreement with Venezuela dealers [2016-06-27]

HEFEI, Anhui – The international company of Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC) signed an SKD parts assembly framework agreement of 650 Gallop heavy-duty trucks with Venezuela dealers recently, according to a company press release.

CNHTC truck export grows 8 percent through to February [2016-05-10]

JINAN, Shandong – According to the Foreign Trade Imports and Exports Report of the General Administration of Customs, national exports in February dropped 20.

Chinese electric car maker enters US market by selling buses [2016-04-20]

  By Joe McDonald SHENZHEN, China (AP) -- The Chinese automaker that sold more electric cars last year than Tesla, Nissan or GM is taking a back road into the American market on a battery-powered bus.

Zoomlion Terex M&A case at a standstill [2016-04-08]

CHANGSHA, Hunan – Chinese machinery maker Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co. (Zoomlion) confirmed an offer for an unsolicited, non-binding acquisition proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the U.S. crane maker Terex for $30 per share in cash.

Geely acquires Dongfeng Nanchong for commercial vehicle production [2016-04-06]

NANCHONG, Sichuan – Nanchong Geely Commercial Vehicle Academy Co., Ltd. (Nanchong Geely), a full subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd.

WKW acquires 48 percent shares of Wuzhoulong Motors [2016-01-08]

BEIJING – Beijing WKW Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. announced plans to purchase 48 percent shares of Shenzhen Wuzhoulong Motors Co., Ltd.

Youngman completes purchase of German Viseon [2016-01-08]

  PILSTING, Germany – China’s privately-owned Youngman Automobile Group Co., Ltd. and the German bus maker Viseon Bus GmbH, signed a notarially authenticated agreement governing the participation of the Chinese automobile and commercial vehicle group in the German bus manufacturer.

Chinese firm gives UM $27M for autonomous car research [2016-10-18]

The University of Michigan will receive $27 million from a Chinese investment firm to aid in the institution’

Innovation replaces imitation [2014-03-23]

By Technische Universitat MunchenEven young Chinese companies are filing international patents on a massive scaleInnovation instead of imitation has become the policy of Chinese companies.

Geely-Volvo developing new, smaller model [2014-01-28]

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, parent company of Volvo Car Corp and Geely Automobile Holding Ltd, is developing a new model at its new research and development center in Sweden.

Microsoft launches first auto industry innovation center in China [2013-12-19]

CHANGCHUN, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- Microsoft launched its first automobile industry innovation center in Changchun, capital city of northeast China's Jilin Province, on Thursday.

Volvo launches production of new fuel-efficient engines [2013-05-27]

By WardAuto Staff Volvo begins production of its new 4-cylinder gas and diesel engines that will play an integral part in the auto maker’

New engine standard released to reduce vehicle emissions [2013-02-28]

BEIJING – The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China (the State Council) released Views on Energy Saving of Internal Combustion Engine on February 17.

Xinde expects diesel engines profits to grow to $14 million [2011-07-15]

WEIFANG, Shandong – China’s diesel engine and components maker Xinde Technology Co. has reported that its 6CT/6LT diesel engine series has achieved sales of more than 1,000 units since its launch in May 2010, according to media sources.

Yuchai, CSR and Sichuan Nanjun join hands for engine production [2011-03-30]

BEIJING – Yuchai Group, China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corp. Ltd. (CSR), and Sichuan Nanjun Automobile Group held a signing ceremony in Beijing on March 7 for the establishment of CSR Yuchai Sichuan Engine Co., Ltd.

China Auto Boom Is Warning to World Miners Facing Scrap Age [2016-09-30]

Nearly 150 million passenger cars bought since start of 2005 Top European auto recycler taken over by Chiho-Tiande Group China is on the cusp of a scrap wave that will return metal from ageing cars and expired fridges to the supply chain in a growing threat to mining companies, according to Chiho-Tiande Group Ltd.

Hyundai Motor, BAIC set up China auto financing venture [2016-09-26]

Hyundai Motor Group said on Tuesday it had established an auto financing venture in China with Chinese state automaker BAIC Group, that will help it take advantage of growing interest in car loans in a market where most consumers still pay with cash.

China the biggest recipient of auto investment [2013-03-15]

Nearly 60 percent of global automobile-plant investments in 2012 went to China, and the trend should continue for the foreseeable future, a Canadian research report said.

Auto finance market to power ahead [2013-01-24]

BEIJING-China's fledgling auto finance market will more than triple to ¥1 trillion ($160.4 billion) over the next decade on a rise in younger consumers, the "2012 China Auto Finance Report" forecasts.

VW to sell asset-backed securities in China [2011-06-20]

(Bloomberg) – Volkswagen AG plans to sell asset-backed securities in China when government rules allow issuance of the debt amid soaring vehicle sales in the country.

China on course to enforce tire labels [2013-07-02]

Wayne Xing China is on course to draft voluntary tire standards and labels which are expected to lead to state-level compulsory standards for the tire industry, according to a report by the 21 Shiji Jingji Baodao, or 21st Century Business Herald.

Cooper Zeon RS3-A ranks 1st in all-season UHP tire ratings [2011-08-05]

NEW YORK – The Zeon RS3-A, newly released by the world’s leading tire manufacturer Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper Tires), is rated at the top of the all-season ultra-high-performance (UHP) tire category by the U.S. Consumer Reports in its August issue, according to the company’

China: Toyo Tire to acquire 75 percent of Shandong Silverstone [2011-04-13]

Toyo Tire & Rubber has announced that it is to acquire a 75 percent equity interest in the China-based tire manufacturer Shandong Silverstone Luhe Rubber & Tire (SSLRT).

Goodyear aims to have 1,200 stores in China by yearend [2011-04-11]

SHANGHAI – The United States-based Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. said recently that it plans to open 400 more stores in China this year, according to a report in China Daily.

China's dependency on foreign oil nears 60% in 2014 [2015-01-29]

BEIJING - China's dependency on imported oil and natural gas grew to about 60 percent and 32.2 percent respectively in 2014, according to a report released by a research team with the country's largest oil and gas producer on Wednesday.

Data show China passing US as biggest oil importer as economic growth, car sales drive demand [2013-10-11]

BEIJING — China has achieved another world-beating status its leaders don’t want: Biggest oil importer.

China likely to cut refined oil prices [2013-09-28]

BEIJING -- Analysts believe China may cut the price of refined oil on Friday in response to a drop in global crude oil prices.

China announces pricing policy for greener fuel [2013-09-23]

BEIJING - Chinese drivers will have to pay more in fuel prices amid the country's drive to reduce air pollution through upgraded fuel quality.

Chinese automaker GAC returning to Detroit auto show [2016-05-17]

Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. will return to the North American International Auto Show in 2017, as it looks to enter the U.S. market.

CES 2016: the race is on to redefine personal mobility [2016-02-23]

The automotive world converged in Las Vegas in early January for the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show), which stole the spotlights from the North American International Automobile Show (NAIAS) opened on January 11 in Detroit.

BMW-Brilliance X1 to go on sale in first quarter of 2012 [2016-01-08]

GUANGZHOU – BMW-Brilliance X1, the first Chinese-made SUV of BMW has made its debut at Guangzhou Auto Show.

SEAT to sell LEON FR and LEON Cupra in China in 2012 [2016-01-08]

GUANGZHOU – The SEAT brand, a member of the Volkswagen Group, brought its sports sedan LEON Cupra and LEON FR to the Guangzhou Auto Show for the first time.

Car makers to profit from China's booming used market [2015-04-26]

By Julien Girault Beijing (AFP) - The vast majority of cars in the world's biggest auto market are purchased new, but a second-hand trade is beginning to emerge in China despite traditional buyer reluctance -- and foreign manufacturers are hoping to benefit.

China's untapped golden mine [2013-09-10]

China’s automobile parc passed 100 million in 2011 and will likely reach 200 million by 2017 at the current growth pace.

China encourages carmakers to enter second-hand business [2013-07-14]

BEIJING -- China is encouraging car manufacturers to enter the second-hand auto market to cash in on the growing sector and boost China's auto consumption.

China's Next Milepost: Used Cars [2011-11-21]

BEIJING – After a decade-long surge in sales that made it the world’s largest new-car market, China appears ready to take its next major step: creating a modern market for used cars.

Brilliance-Jinbei initiates light truck project in Shenyang Auto Zone [2011-04-14]

SHENYANG, Liaoning – Brilliance-Jinbei, a subsidiary of Brilliance Auto, recently initiated a light truck manufacturing project in the Shenyang Auto Zone with an investment of ¥1.

Jinbei Auto initiates a light truck project in Shenyang Auto Zone [2011-03-30]

SHENYANG, Liaoning – Jinbei Auto, a subsidiary of Brilliance, recently initiated a light truck manufacturing project in the Shenyang Auto Zone with an investment of ¥1.

FAW-GM's first light truck rolls off line in Harbin plant [2011-03-17]

HARBIN, Heilongjiang – The first light truck of FAW-GM Light Duty Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. rolled off the line recently in the JV’

Chang'an to acquire stakes of Baoding Chang'an Bus and Chang'an Kuayue [2011-03-03]

CHONGQING – Chongqing Chang’an Automobile Co., Ltd. (Chang’an) released an announcement on March 1 that it proposes to acquire 100 percent stake of Baoding Chang’

Italian motorcycle makers courting Chinese partners [2011-05-25]

Struggling since the onset of the global financial crisis in 2008, some famed Italian motorcycle makers are now courting Chinese buyers, an Italian trade official said.