Ford plans China-only crossover as sales, profits slide
Ford hopes a new midsize crossover in China will help it stem mounting losses in the world's largest vehicle market.
COMMENTARY: Hans Greimel
How this year's trade war is a different battle
Superficial similarities abound between the latest trade war with China and earlier, mostly failed campaigns against Japan. But striking differences also suggest Trump's gambit might have better leverage.
Tesla, BMW bypass Trump trade war, score win for China
Less than a week into President Trump's trade war with China, global automakers have shown there are ways to bypass the battle -- and scoring a win for Beijing in the process.
R.I.P., Nano: World's cheapest car goes up in smoke
A moment of silence, please, for the world's cheapest car, which has all but died in India. It was almost 10 years old.
After Tesla deal, Shanghai to speed up cancellation of foreign ownership limits
China said this year it would scrap foreign ownership caps for companies making electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles in 2018 and all automotive ventures by 2022.
Tesla sharing tech with China 'subject to negotiation'
A Shanghai official responded to a question on whether Tesla will transfer technology to a Chinese partner after signing a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build an assembly plant in the city.
Tesla signs deal in China to build 2nd global assembly plant
Tesla reached a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a factory that'll rival production from its lone U.S. assembly plant, as Elon Musk takes his biggest step yet to expand overseas. Planned capacity is 500,000 vehicles a year.
BMW finalizes accord to start producing electric Minis in China
The 50-50 venture owned by BMW and Great Wall will make battery-powered vehicles for both partners at a new plant in Jiangsu Province.
Tesla reportedly hikes prices in China more than $20,000 amid trade dispute
Model S and Model X prices were increased over the weekend by $22,600 to $37,600 depending on the version, Electrek reported.
BMW unveils plan to boost production in China
BMW is increasing capacity at two auto manufacturing plants in China in a move that comes just days after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed new tariffs on the nation.
COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
We need some common sense
Instead of punishing companies that have invested billions in this country over the years, perhaps the United States should offer credits to automakers that export from the U.S.
COMMENTARY: Yang Jian
Trump tactics tough on foreign automakers in China
The Chinese auto market is relatively healthy. Foreign automakers in China have had only one major challenge: how to ramp up electrified vehicle output. Now they have another headache.
China sets rollback of foreign ownership caps on auto JVs for July 28
China unveiled late Thursday a long-anticipated easing of foreign investment curbs in the auto industry and other key sectors as Beijing moves to open its markets further.
GM to transfer Vietnam operation to Vingroup's car arm, eyes sales boost
GM agreed to transfer its Vietnamese operation to VinFast and distribute Chevrolet cars through the local carmaker, in a move that could help drive up its modest sales in the country.
U.S. set to limit China investments
President Donald Trump plans to spur more trade tensions with China by barring many Chinese companies from investing in American technology firms, and by blocking additional tech exports to Beijing.
China in control as industry enters new era
China has been the world's biggest auto market since 2009, when it eclipsed the United States. But only recently has it reached a long-anticipated, and in many quarters, long-feared, tipping point.
GM China accelerates electrification plans to 20 models by 2023
General Motors is accelerating the pace of electric vehicle launches in China as policymakers in the world's biggest auto market continue to promote EVs as an alternative to gasoline cars.