MG Motor UK's Icon concept unveiled at the Beijing auto show combines the British marque's sports car heritage with a more modern design direction pursued by the brand's Chinese owners, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation.
Renault rode to the rescue of Nissan when the Japanese company was on the brink of collapse in 1999. Now Carlos Ghosn – who heads of both automakers as CEO of their 13-year alliance – says it is Nissan's turn to return the favor.
I thought that I had a rough trip from my hotel to the opening of the Beijing auto show. Then I learned I got to the show with fewer delays than Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's police-escorted motorcade.
Renault and China's Dongfeng Motor have signed a framework agreement on a joint venture, a senior Renault executive confirmed on Monday. In March, the two signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly produce vehicles in China.
Chrysler plans to relaunch brand sales in China this June with the 300C large sedan, Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said on the sidelines of the Beijing auto show on Monday. The automaker, which sells the Jeep brand in China, last sold Chrysler-badged cars in China three years ago.