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Lotus to build SUV in China for Europe, possibly U.S.

10:25 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2015
Lotus plans to build its first SUV in China and export it to Europe and possibly the US. The UK sports car maker aims to launch the SUV in 2019. It will compete against cars such as the Porsche Macan.
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China's cheap car strategy for the U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Wu Song, boss of China's Guangzhou Automobile, says his cars need to be 30 percent cheaper than rivals to make it in America. If everything goes his way, GAC will test his pricing strategy with the U.S. launch of its GS4 crossover in 2017.

To EV or not to EV: The China question

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
As automakers race to comply with China's increasingly stringent emissions rules, they are conflicted about the best electric-vehicle strategy and...

Booming Ford banks on China product blitz

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 25, 2015
Ford, on a rampage in China, aims improve on its 4.

Bitter rivals at home, GM and Ford taking different roads abroad

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 25, 2015
General Motors and Ford, Detroit's two venerable rivals, usually compete toe-to-toe in everything they do.

Volvo will build new compacts in Belgium, CEO says

8:57 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2015
Volvo will build a new family of compact cars on a common platform shared with parent Zhejiang Geely at its Belgian factory, CEO Hakan Samuelsson...

Pricing pressure in U.S., China raises fears about future auto profits

3:20 pm U.S. ET | April 23, 2015
The strength of the US and China economies has helped companies like General Motors offset weakness in others parts of the world, but growing pricing...

Mercedes fined $56 million by China province for price fixing

2:30 am U.S. ET | April 23, 2015
Authorities in China's Jiangsu province fined Mercedes-Benz 350 million yuan ($56 million) for a pricing monopoly there.

GM's Q1 global volume climbs 1.9%; company trails VW in global sales race

1:38 pm U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
General Motors said today that it sold 2,421,123 million vehicles globally in the first quarter, a 1.9 percent increase from a year ago.

Continental will invest $1.1 billion in China, CEO says

9:40 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
Continental plans to invest about 1 billion euros ($1.07 billion) in China over the next five years, CEO Elmar Degenhart said.

TRW plans to open 3 more plants in China

10:08 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
TRW Automotive, the safety components supplier being acquired by Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen, said it plans to open three plants in China this...

Toyota in talks to boost China output to meet 2 million sales goal

6:57 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2015
Toyota, already planning to build one new assembly plant in China in 2017, is in talks to further ramp up production in the world’s largest...

Chevrolet explores autonomous driving with FNR concept

8:56 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Having just declared its goal of hitting 1 million vehicle sales in China by 2020, Chevrolet revealed a futuristic concept car at the Shanghai auto...

Ghosn says China needs to boost incentives to move EVs

8:25 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Nissan CEO and EV champion Carlos Ghosn says he is disappointed with electric vehicle sales in China and that the government needs to step up...

BMW cutting production, prices in China as market slows

8:28 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
BMW has reduced the prices of some of its vehicles in China and will cut local production in the country to ensure that dealers are not overstocked...

JLR forced to accept Evoque lookalike from China's Jiangling

7:31 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover will not take action against Jiangling Motors over the Chinese automaker's Landwind X7, which the UK automaker says closely...

Geely takes aim at BMW, Mercedes with plans for sport sedan

7:56 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Geely is showcasing a concept sport sedan at the Shanghai auto show this week that was developed by a team led by former Volvo Cars design chief...

China's Guangzhou Auto seeks U.S. dealers ahead of 2017 SUV launch

9:58 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Guangzhou Auto is searching for dealership partners in the United States and is researching how to comply with regulations to prepare for its planned...

Cadillac CT6 to offer plug-in hybrid electric technology

3:28 pm U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Cadillac will add an available plug-in hybrid electric propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan.

VW mulls budget SUVs, minivans for China as market shifts

5:13 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
VW may develop budget SUVs and minivans in China to keep up with shifts in the market.

Shanghai GM to spend $16 billion to boost China product portfolio, market share

6:19 pm U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Shanghai GM, a joint venture between General Motors and China's SAIC, plans to spend $16 billion over the next five years developing new vehicles and...

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