Geely plans hybrid, electric versions for 90% of models by 2020

8:11 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015
Geely said it will equip more than 90 percent of its models with alternative-energy powertrains in the next five years, the most ambitious plan by a Chinese carmaker so far to improve fuel efficiency ahead of a government-mandated deadline.

VW's global sales fall 5.3% in October amid emissions scandal

10:44 am U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2015 | UPDATED: 11/13/15 1:18 pm ET - adds details
Global deliveries at Volkswagen AG's namesake passenger-car brand dropped 5.3 percent in October as Europe's largest automaker struggled to contain the fallout from a cascade of emissions-manipulation revelations.

GM moves forward with plans to sell China-made Buick crossover in U.S.

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2015
GM is moving ahead with plans to sell the Chinese-made Buick Envision crossover in the U.S.

China auto sales rise most in 10 months after tax cut

2:04 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015
Light-vehicle sales rose at the fastest pace in 10 months after the government cut a tax on purchases, benefiting carmakers like Great Wall Motor and...


Japan's diversity drive is pushing women out of 'office lady' status and up to new heights

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015
Japan's long male-dominated auto industry is evolving.

Tata Motors posts surprise loss on China slump, blast costs

8:37 am U.S. ET | Nov. 6, 2015
A slump in China sales at Jaguar Land Rover amid a market slowdown and a one-time expense contributed to its Indian parent Tata Motors posting an...

Chinese-backed startup targets Tesla with $1 billion U.S. plant

11:52 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015
Faraday Future, the startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, has big dreams of taking on Tesla Motors, starting with a $1 billion...

GM China sales rebound, set monthly record on strong Buick volume

2:10 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015
GM's China sales rebounded strongly and reached a record monthly high in October after a three-month decline as robust demand for Buick models fueled...

Delphi trims 2015 sales, profit outlook on slowdown in China

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2015
Delphi Automotive cut its annual profit and sales forecasts to below analysts' estimates as China's vehicle market slows.

Musk says Tesla negotiating with China on local production

7:27 am U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2015
Tesla Motors is negotiating with the Chinese government on potentially producing cars domestically, CEO Elon Musk said.

Autoliv Q3 net income falls on softer China market, but growth strong

8:54 am U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2015
Swedish automotive safety products supplier Autoliv said its third quarter net income fell 7 percent to $99 million, citing weaker results in the...

Honda delays plans for $822 million China plant, citing slowdown

6:36 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2015
Honda will delay the construction of a planned $822 million plant in China as demand slows in the world’s largest auto market.

GM global sales fall 3.1% in Q3

12:58 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2015
GM's global sales fell 3.1 percent in the third quarter even as North American sales of trucks and crossovers accelerated.

Jaguar Land Rover says Tianjin blast to hit Q2 earnings

7:18 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover said its fiscal second-quarter financial results will be affected by a blast at the Chinese port of Tianjin in August that...

Volvo readies compact crossover for 2018, sources say

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2015
Volvo will introduce a compact crossover, expected to be called the XC40, in early 2018, sources told Automotive News Europe.

China auto sales expand at slowest pace in 3 years

7:13 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2015
Light-vehicle sales in China expanded at the slowest pace since 2012 so far this year, underlining the slump in demand that prompted the government...

Ford commits $1.8 billion to r&d in China

6:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015
Ford will invest $1.8 billion over the next five years to expand r&d in China, the latest effort by the U.S.


China quality watchdog 'highly concerned' about VW emissions issue

5:33 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015
China's quality watchdog said it was "highly concerned" about manipulated software in VW Group diesel cars designed to trick emissions tests and...

Barra wants to end GM's 'dog ate my homework' culture

7:58 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2015
GM CEO Mary Barra is determined to switch the company from survivor mode -- a bankruptcy and safety recall -- to winning in the marketplace.

Henniges Automotive acquired by China's AVIC Automotive

9:27 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2015
Automotive sealing and anti-vibration component supplier Henniges Automotive Holdings has been acquired by China's AVIC Automotive Systems Holding.

Continental hit by China corruption case, reports say

4:41 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2015
Continental has largely replaced its tire sales management team in China on suspicion of corruption, reports said.

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