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Until recently, Chinese automakers were widely considered to be cheap, low-quality marques that were too weak to compete with global giants.
VW and Daimler soon will have a strong presence in the mass market for EVs in China.
Geely has emerged as the largest domestic carmaker in China this year, but despite its worldwide ambitions, the automaker still has a long way to go before becoming a truly global player, one that international brands have...
Foreign automakers in China have dreamed of freeing themselves from the joint ventures the Chinese government has imposed on them. It might take a while.
The Jeep Yuntu, the luxury seven-seat plug-in hybrid SUV unveiled at the Shanghai auto show last month, could inspire a new flagship for Jeep in China.
Jeep is flexing its green and connectivity chops at the Shanghai auto show with a luxury seven-seat plug-in hybrid SUV that could herald a new flagship for China, a key market for the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brand.
At least six startups funded by Chinese backers have hatched plans to develop high-performance EVs and become the next Tesla.
Audi has lost its premium sales lead in China as the brand was finally overtaken last month by rivals Mercedes and BMW. Audi attributed this loss to its dealers, but it has only itself to blame.
Germany's ambassador to China, Michael Clauss, is a vocal opponent of Beijing's environmental plans to force foreign automakers to develop and build EVs under local joint ventures.
Chinese consumers have an insatiable demand for crossovers and SUVs, but despite this, Volkswagen Group was initially slow to respond to customers' strong appetite for such models.
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