China slaps 10% tax on ultraluxury vehiclesThu, 01, Dec 2016
In China, Honda passes Toyota, setting up photo finish for 2016Fri, 02, Dec 2016
Honda's sales in China surpassed those of Toyota in the first 11 months of 2016 as new models lured consumers and set the Japanese rivals up for a photo finish in their rankings for full-year sales in the world's top market.
Putting leather to the smell testMon, 05, Dec 2016
For most Americans, that rich, sweet, musky smell of new-car leather is a big part of its enduring appeal. Not so for the Chinese. They can't stand it. And the problem has become so frustrating for premium automakers there that one U.K. supplier of the most luxurious hides employs a Chinese leather technician to help sniff out the problem.
Making cars? Simple, Li saysMon, 05, Dec 2016
Chinese billionaire Li Shufu, whose Zhejiang Geely Holding Group owns Volvo, Geely and Lynk & CO, says there is “no magic in car production.” The usually media-shy mogul explained why during a roundtable interview in Shanghai last month.
All-American pickups aimed at China's wealthyWed, 30, Nov 2016
GM to export Chevy Silverado, Colorado to ChinaMon, 21, Nov 2016
Daimler terminates China manager after parking disputeMon, 21, Nov 2016
Daimler apologized today for an incident in China that local media said involved a senior company executive making disparaging comments to people in a parking dispute. While the dispute was a private matter which was eventually resolved amicably, the company said later the executive had been "relieved ... of his position."
BMW, Baidu end joint project on self-driving carsFri, 18, Nov 2016
Michigan signs deal with Chinese auto manufacturing hub for connected vehiclesTue, 15, Nov 2016
China's NextEV will unveil electric supercar next weekTue, 15, Nov 2016
China's NextEV will unveil its first product, a high-performance electric car, in London next week. With 1,360 hp, the supercar matches the performance of top hybrid supercars such as the La Ferrari and McLaren P1, the company says.