For GM, VW and their Chinese partners, breaking up may be hardApril 17
China to scrap foreign ownership caps on automakers by 2022April 17
The move is a major policy shift that will open the market wider to automakers such as Nissan and Tesla. It comes amid a trade standoff between Washington and Beijing, and signals the end of a 1994 rule in the biggest auto market that limits foreign automakers to a 50 percent share of any local venture.
Continental, Osram finalize automotive lighting JVApril 3
Waymo, Jaguar Land Rover partner on all-electric, self-driving fleetMarch 27
Ford, India's Mahindra to develop SUVs, electric vehicleMarch 22
Ford aims to rebuild trust with China partners as sales slipMarch 19
After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford is preparing a product blitz and campaign to localize management to maintain and build trust with partners Changan Auto and Jiangling Motors Group. The goal: Reverse a sales slump and boost employee morale.
Shanghai government says Tesla talks on track despite Musk outburstMarch 13
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.