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Ford's Taurus redesign debuts in China while big sedans slump in U.S.

12:35 pm U.S. ET | April 18, 2015 | UPDATED: 4/18/15 4:29 pm ET - adds photo gallery
Ford unveiled a redesigned Taurus here Saturday, saying the sedan will be aimed specifically at the Chinese market.... Read More »

Chinese automakers are taking over the hottest SUV market

12:34 pm U.S. ET | April 16, 2015
After years of losing out to foreign brands, China's automakers are winning in the world's hottest SUV market by employing a tried-and-tested strategy: offering them cheap.... Read More »

Chinese conglomerate completes acquisition of Prestolite Electric

1:11 pm U.S. ET | April 16, 2015
Chinese conglomerate Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor has completed its acquisition of Michigan-based supplier Prestolite Electric LLC.... Read More »

Cadillac CT6 underpinnings could support a big Buick

11:15 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2015
Now that General Motors has christened its large, rear-wheel-drive platform, code-named Omega, with the debut of the Cadillac CT6 sedan, what other...... Read More »

Hanergy's solar-car plan draws skepticism

7:16 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2015
Plans by Hanergy Thin Film Power Group to build a car powered only by solar panels remain a mystery two months after being publicized, and analysts...... Read More »

Hyundai beats VW, Buick as China’s top-ranked mass-market auto brand

7:10 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Hyundai Motor beat Volkswagen and Buick to be the top-ranked mass-market auto brand in China in a state-backed survey, even as the South Korean...... Read More »

SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Automakers roll out SUVs in battle for fast-growing segment

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 12, 2015
The Shanghai auto show -- which opens April 20 -- will be the perfect place to gauge the intensity of the SUV war between the global giants and...... Read More »

Shanghai will serve up fresh selection of SUVs, crossovers

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 12, 2015
Automakers will feed China's seemingly insatiable appetite for SUVs and crossovers with a fresh batch of concepts and production models for the...... Read More »

Former FAW-VW exec sentenced to life for accepting $5.3 million in bribes

5:32 am U.S. ET | April 9, 2015
A former top executive at Volkswagen's China joint venture with FAW Group, Shi Tao, was sentenced to life in prison for accepting $5.... Read More »

Ford outsells Hyundai in China with capacity expansion, new cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 8, 2015
Ford outsold Hyundai in China for the first time, closing in on its goal to rank among the top three foreign automakers in the world's largest market.... Read More »

Asia-Pacific grabs bigger share of 2014 global vehicle output

2:55 pm U.S. ET | April 7, 2015
The Asia-Pacific region was the center of vehicle production again in 2014, accounting for more than half of global output, and is expected to keep...... Read More »

China gets the lion’s share of vehicle production capacity investments in 2014

7:00 pm U.S. ET | April 7, 2015
China once again captured the bulk of global investments in new or expanded vehicle production capacity last year, winning more than half of the auto...... Read More »

Toyota to end expansion freeze, invest $1.3B in new Mexico, China plants, reports say

7:34 am U.S. ET | April 3, 2015
Toyota plans to spend about $1.... Read More »

Tesla reboots in China as range anxiety, customs crimp sales

12:34 pm U.S. ET | March 29, 2015
Tesla is rushing to expand its network of charging stations across China to assuage range anxiety, add luxury features that suit local tastes and...... Read More »

Ford poised to surpass Hyundai in China capacity with new plant

3:06 pm U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
Ford will open its fourth passenger-car assembly plant in China today as part of a $4.... Read More »

Pirelli to be bought into by ChemChina in $7.7 billion deal

3:37 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
China National Chemical will buy into Pirelli in a $7.... Read More »

VW hit by second Chinese TV expose in a week, this time over engine leaks

7:42 am U.S. ET | March 18, 2015
China's main state-owned television network struck out against Volkswagen AG in its second expose targeting the company this week, alleging this time...... Read More »

China's got sales, U.S. has riches

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Last year, some 19.7 million new light vehicles were sold in China, compared with 16.5 million here.... Read More »

FAW Chairman Xu Jianyi faces government corruption probe

9:23 pm U.S. ET | March 15, 2015
Xu Jianyi, chairman of China FAW Group, is being investigated for corruption, according to a statement issued Sunday by China's corruption watchdog.... Read More »

China may be biggest market, but U.S. still richest

11:21 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2015
China may be the world's biggest auto market, but the U.S. is still the richest when it comes to the value of new sales.... Read More »

Jeep ramps up dealers in China as production commences

2:14 pm U.S. ET | March 4, 2015
Jeep will increase its dealerships in China by about a third this year and will start local production of its Cherokee SUV in November followed by...... Read More »

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