BMW finalizes accord to start producing electric Minis in ChinaJuly 10
German automakers lean on others for battery cellsJuly 10
Plans by China's CATL to build a battery cell factory in Germany should serve as a wake-up call for the national car industry, industry watchers say, as a lack of its own production capacity risks leaving it exposed in a dawning era of electric mobility.
BMW unveils plan to boost production in ChinaJuly 9
BMW, China's CATL agree to $4.7 billion battery cell dealJuly 9
U.S. sets 90-day deadline to request exemptions from China tariffsJuly 6
Companies seeking product exclusions from tariffs on Chinese goods imported into the United States will get 90 days to file such requests, until Oct. 9, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said Friday.
BMW forced to raise prices in response to China dutiesJuly 6
BMW said Friday that it will be unable to "completely absorb" a new Chinese 25 percent tariff on imported U.S.-made cars and light trucks and will have to raise prices on the vehicles it makes in Spartanburg, S.C.
Ford slides deeper into China rutJuly 6
Ford's China slump intensified, with vehicle sales tumbling 38 percent in June and the automaker recording its worst ever first-half results as buyers shunned aging models that are awaiting updates and flocked to rivals.
Daimler gets OK for self-driving vehicle tests in BeijingJuly 6
China state media slams Trump's 'gang of hoodlums'July 5
China's state media lashed out at President Donald Trump on Friday, accusing the White House of behaving like a "gang of hoodlums" as the world's two biggest economies careened toward the start of an outright trade war.
U.S., China dig in over trade as tariffs take holdJuly 5
President Trump fired the biggest shot yet in the global trade war by imposing tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports, including auto parts. China, in retaliation, hiked tariffs on American light-vehicle imports to 40 percent from 15 percent.