China

 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla in talks with Shanghai to build cars in China

Tesla may be adding another facility beyond its NUMMI California facility and assembly plant in Tillburg, Netherlands. The automaker has confirmed it is working with the Shanghai government to take the necessary steps to begin producing cars in China. Right now, Tesla is plagued by the country's 25... read more

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Cadillac's XTS sedan, now built in China for the Chinese market - image: GM Corp

Cadillac Building XTS Sedans In China - For The Chinese Market

China is the world’s largest market for automotive sales, and General Motors’ [NYSE:GM] luxury brand, Cadillac, is a well-established player in the Chinese... read more February 26, 2013 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Chinese Automakers Geely And Dongfeng Competing For Stake In Fisker

Struggling extended-range electric automaker Fisker had a difficult year in 2012. Shortly after its Karma sedan hit the market, it was plagued by a series of recalls for... read more February 18, 2013 by


 
Daimler's Dr. Dieter Zetsche and BAIC's Xu Heyi shake hands on a new joint venture - image: Daimler

Daimler Buys Into China's BAIC

The relationship between Mercedes’ parent Daimler and China’s Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) isn’t a new one. Beijing Benz Automotive Company (BBAC) has... read more February 1, 2013 by


 
A123 Systems Prismatic Cell

Chinese Firm Buys Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems

When lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 systems declared bankruptcy last October, the move left Fisker Automotive without a battery supplier for its Karma plug-in hybrid... read more January 29, 2013 by


 
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche with the Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupe in China

China State Fund Seeks Stake In Daimler: Report

Chinese sovereign-wealth fund China Investment Corp. is reportedly seeking a stake in German auto giant Daimler, the parent of the Mercedes-Benz and Smart brands. The... read more January 7, 2013 by


 
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Full Jeep Lineup May Be Manufactured In China

As it looks to counter the effects of declining European sales, Fiat is turning an eye towards China. Still viewed as the world’s largest automotive market, Fiat thinks... read more October 22, 2012 by


 
2013 Lexus ES 350

Lexus Cuts Production Over China Tensions: Report

Just last week we told you about increasing anti-Japanese sentiment in China, prompted by a territorial dispute over a series of uninhabited islands (this time). The Chinese... read more September 26, 2012 by


 
China and Cars

Japanese Automakers Face Off With China

If you know your world history, you know that China and Japan have a long history of not getting along well with one another. While relations between the two have generally... read more September 20, 2012 by


 
Ford's management team with the 2013 Lincoln MKZ

Lincoln Expands Into China

Lincoln may be almost a century old but the brand is barely recognized outside of North America. This is something Lincoln is keen to change, so today it is taking the first... read more August 28, 2012 by


 
2010 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon

BMW Expands Its Used Car Presence In China

Despite continued growth in new car sales in China, some believe the market is close to peaking. If you’re trying to establish a presence as an automaker, the next best... read more May 16, 2012 by


 
Volkswagen's People's Car Project concepts

Volkswagen Gets China's Take On The People's Car Of The Future

Volkswagen--the People's Car--is aiming to become the car of the People's Republic of China. This look at the future of VW car tech comes courtesy of the People's Car Project... read more May 3, 2012 by


 
BMW logo

BMW Opens New Design Center In China: Is That A Good Thing?

Following on the heels of this week’s Beijing Auto Show, BMW has announced that it’s opening a new Designworks studio, with a Connected Drive Lab, in... read more April 27, 2012 by


 
AMG's first stand alone dealership, the Beijing Sanlitun AMG Performance Center

First AMG-Only Dealership Opens In Beijing

The Beijing Sanlitun AMG Performance Center is unlike any other Mercedes-Benz dealership in the world; you can’t buy a Mercedes-Benz E Class or C Class model there, but... read more April 24, 2012 by


 
Chrysler 300 Ruyi Design Concept for the 2012 Beijing Auto Show

Chrysler Returns To China With Jeep Wrangler And Chrysler 300 Concepts

To mark the return of Chrysler to the Chinese market, the automaker is showing two design concepts built specifically for the Chinese market at this week’s Beijing Auto... read more April 23, 2012 by


 
Audi's Q3 Jinlong Yufeng concept for the 2012 Beijing Auto Show

Audi Shows Its Q3 Jinlong Yufeng Concept In Beijing

In Chinese, jinlong yufeng translates into “Golden Dragon in the Wind.” While that may seem to be an odd name for an Audi concept, it plays on 2012 being the... read more April 23, 2012 by


 
 

 
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