Yang Jian

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Recent authored articles

Shanghai show to measure progress of China's would-be Teslas

At least six startups funded by Chinese backers have hatched plans to develop high-performance EVs and become the next Tesla.

How sour dealer relations wreaked havoc on Audi's China sales

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.

How sour dealer relations wreaked havoc on Audi's China sales

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.

Why China's new EV policy could cause a rift with Germany

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.

VW raises stakes in fight to dominate China SUV market

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.

Why Beijing won't punish U.S. automakers for Trump's sins

Will Beijing vent its anger on U.S. companies whenever President-elect Donald Trump annoys it? Such fears are not totally groundless, but there are three reasons why U.S. automakers aren't likely to be singled out.

GM to export Chevy Silverado, Colorado to China

General Motors plans to sell the Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado pickups in China starting next year to explore the country's small, local market for trucks.

GM to export Chevy Silverado, Colorado to China

General Motors plans to sell the Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado pickups in China starting next year to explore the country's small, local market for trucks.

How Li Shufu will weave an empire around Volvo, Geely

Shortly after Geely founder Li Shufu acquired Volvo in 2010, he pledged to maintain the Swedish marque's independence so that its image would not be tarnished.

German brands ready to conquer China's EV market

When deciding which automakers will dominate China's fast-growing EV market, it's tempting to say domestic brands. But after a visit to the Paris auto show this year, I now believe German automakers are the likely winners.

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