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The Chinese government will phase out restrictions on foreign ownership of joint ventures with domestic automakers. But a complete separation will be hard for nearly all global brands that manufacture in China.
A complete separation will be hard for some global brands that manufacture in China, and it may not be desirable for major global automakers such as General Motors.
It's probably unrealistic to expect imports to account for a sizable portion of vehicle sales in China.
GM, Toyota, Honda, Geely and Great Wall have all had good starts to the year in China, posting strong sales in January. But the automaker best positioned for robust growth in 2018 is VW.
What led Guangzhou Automobile Group to announce plans last week to enter the U.S. market, widely viewed as the world's toughest?
Dozens of Chinese EV startups have sought to become the Chinese answer to Tesla, but none of them have yet succeeded.
In recent years, Beijing has forced the consolidation of state-owned industries such as steelmaking, railway equipment and coal mining. Now it's the auto industry's turn.
In recent years, Beijing has forced the consolidation of state-owned industries such as steelmaking. Now it's the auto industry's turn.
In recent years, Beijing has forced the consolidation of state-owned industries such as steelmaking and mining in a bid to cut costs, develop new products and turn a profit.
China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group completed the purchase of Terrafugia, a flying-car developer in Woburn, Mass.
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