Yang Jian

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Recent authored articles

Chinese carmakers declare war on foreign rivals

Until recently, Chinese automakers were widely considered to be cheap, low-quality marques that were too weak to compete with global giants.

China's EV market: Something for everybody

VW and Daimler soon will have a strong presence in the mass market for EVs in China.

Geely, a winner in China, faces uphill battle establishing itself overseas

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...

China's joint-venture reform: Read the fine print

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.

Jeep Yuntu: Inspiration for new flagship in China?

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 finds green groove with 7-seat, plug-in hybrid SUV concept

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.

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.

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