Time for Chinese regulators to punish the copycatsMon, 20, Jun 2016
Over the years, most major Chinese carmakers have outgrown their copycat phase. They've built their own car design teams and tapped foreign design talents to lead them. Yet, China's regulators still protect domestic companies that continue to copy foreign models.
China may lift cap on foreign carmaker stakes in JVsMon, 27, Jun 2016
China's government is considering the removal of caps on stakes foreign carmakers can own in joint ventures with local partners, potentially loosening a policy criticized for shielding state-owned companies from competition and building their own brands.
Jaguar Land Rover copycat lawsuit proceeds despite patent cancellationTue, 21, Jun 2016
China's cancellation of Jaguar Land Rover's patent on the Range Rover Evoque will not stop it from going after an alleged Chinese copycat in a separate unfair competition and copyright proceeding, a Jaguar Land Rover spokesman said today.
How JLR got its China business back on trackMon, 20, Jun 2016
Jaguar Land Rover sales boss Andy Goss explains in this Q&A why he has high hopes for the F-Pace crossover, and how lessons learned in China will spill over into auto retailing in other markets around the world.
Electric car startups fueled by Chinese money aim to catch TeslaTue, 14, Jun 2016
A few miles from Tesla's Palo Alto headquarters, a Silicon Valley startup plans to challenge the electric car maker with a rival family of vehicles designed and built in the U.S. with major backing from Chinese investors.
JLR finally makes its move against Chinese copycatMon, 13, Jun 2016
Despite widespread and often blatant copying of vehicle designs in China, global automakers generally don't take legal action in the country. But now, Reuters reports that Jaguar Land Rover is suing the Chinese automaker Jiangling Motor in a Beijing court, for alleging that the Land Wind X7 SUV copies the design of the Range Rover Evoque.
Lear to build new Asia headquarters in ShanghaiWed, 08, Jun 2016
Seating and electronics supplier Lear, in a sign of its continued growth in Asia, plans to build a new headquarters for its Asia-Pacific operations in the Yangpu District of Shanghai.
Barra says 'undervalued' GM can sustain profit long termTue, 07, Jun 2016
GM CEO Mary Barra made the case in an interview with Bloomberg Television that GM can handle a downturn and sustain profits if the economy slumps in the next few years. The company also is making investments in ride sharing and self-driving cars to ensure its long-term future.
Lincoln's VanDyke tapped as Ford of Europe marketing VPMon, 06, Jun 2016
Lincoln's top marketing and sales executive, Matt VanDyke, is leaving the brand this summer to become Ford of Europe's vice president of marketing. VanDyke will be replaced by Robert Parker, who oversaw Lincoln's launch in China, a Ford spokesman said today.
Ford in talks to build Lincolns in China, report saysMon, 06, Jun 2016
Ford, aiming to make China the top market for its Lincoln luxury line, is in talks with partner Changan Automobile about producing the brand's vehicles in Chongqing, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg.
Jaguar Land Rover sues Chinese automaker over Evoque lookalike, report saysFri, 03, Jun 2016
Jaguar Land Rover is suing Chinese automaker Jiangling Motor for allegedly copying the design of the Range Rover Evoque with its Landwind X7 SUV, Reuters reported.
China's BAIC starts selling cars in Mexico, may build a plant, exec saysFri, 03, Jun 2016
China's BAIC Motor Corp. has started selling its own cars imported from China in Mexico and may build a plant there, a senior company executive said.