Shanghai government says Tesla talks on track despite Musk outburst
Talks between Telsa and Shanghai authorities over building a manufacturing plant remain on track, the city government said, easing concerns of a breakdown in negotiations after the EV maker's CEO criticized Chinese trade rules last week.
GM confirms investment plans for South Korea unit
GM confirmed details of a proposed investment in its loss-making South Korean business, but said it was subject to support from Seoul and GM's Korean union.
Musk invites Trump to pressure China over auto trade practices
Elon Musk, battling the Chinese government over terms of getting a Tesla plant built in the country, may be trying to tempt Donald Trump into calling out the nation's automotive trade protections.
Daimler CEO says Li Shufu partnership requires consensus from BAIC
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche on Tuesday welcomed Geely Chairman Li Shufu as a new shareholder and said any industrial alliance will depend on whether current China partner BAIC agrees.
BAIC and Daimler to build $1.9 billion China assembly plant
BAIC and Daimler plan to build a factory in China for Mercedes-Benz vehicles to meet growing demand as the German automaker deepens its ties with the country.
Chief of China's Geely builds $9 billion stake in Daimler
Li Shufu, the chairman and main owner of Chinese carmaker Geely, has amassed a stake of 9.69 percent in Daimler AG, the German company said Friday. The stake, worth nearly $9 billion at the current market price for Daimler shares, makes Li the biggest single shareholder in the maker of Mercedes Benz cars, trucks and vans.
Tesla's China dream threatened by standoff over Shanghai factory
Tesla is in danger of being relegated to an expensive niche in China because Elon Musk can't clinch a deal to open a factory there.
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GAC Motor in Detroit: A sign of the next new auto empire
GAC Motor's presence at the Detroit auto show last month may be just the beginning of a wave of electric vehicles coming out of China in the near future.
Nissan plan envisions China eclipsing U.S.
Nissan is plotting aggressive growth in China that may catapult the country ahead of the United States as the Japanese carmaker's top market.
GM exec meets mayor of South Korea's biggest factory town on restructuring effort
GM called for cooperation over its restructuring effort in South Korea as a top executive of the automaker met the mayor of the South Korean city of Incheon, home of the unit's largest plant.
GM looks to cut international costs, restructure Korean operations
After unprecedented restructuring in recent years, General Motors is looking for more ways to cut costs at its international business operations.
Bold China sales talk may come part true
Former Beijing Automotive CEO Dazong Wang's pronouncement in 2011 that China sales could hit 40 million by 2020 is not even close to coming to fruition. But he might have been right about one thing.
Fresh signs of optimism as NAFTA talks resume
Auto industry executives appear more sanguine today that the North American Free Trade Agreement can be renegotiated without harming existing supply chains.
Japanese brands zoom in China as U.S. cools
Japan-brand sales in China are booming -- and helping them offset the slowdown in the U.S.
Subaru aims to get serious about micro sales in world's biggest market
Subaru has a growing sense of urgency to get serious about China, where the brand is barely treading water.
China aims to enable half of all new cars with AI by 2020
China aims to implement artificial intelligence technology in at least half of all its new cars by 2020 and cover 90 percent of its big cities and highways with a wireless network.
GM's China sales rise 13.1% in December; pass 4M annual sales mark
General Motors said sales in China rose more than 13 percent in December from a year ago to 491,702 vehicles. Annual sales topped 4 million units for the first time in 2017.