Shanghai Auto Show

Audi and Cadillac target young Chinese buyers

May 3, 2013 06:01 CET
Audi is fueling its growth in China with a range of less pricey compact crossovers and sedans -- such as the A3 sedan introduced this month in Shanghai -- to expand its appeal to retail customers.... Read More »

 

NEWS ANALYSIS

Is Cherokee the global Jeep?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2013
The Cherokee is starting to look like Jeep's global SUV. Jeep President Mike Manley called the Cherokee "an obvious choice" for production in China.... Read More »

 

SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Ford weighs compact for China

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2013
With an eye to growth in China's booming compact car market, Ford has revived an old nameplate for a new concept car. The Ford Escort Concept is an extended-wheelbase version of the Focus.... Read More »

 

SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Audi and Caddy target young Chinese buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2013
More retail owners of luxury cars in China drive their own vehicles, so automakers give more attention to driving performance, cockpit design and front-seat amenities.... Read More »

 

SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Volvo CEO: Luxury car clashes with image

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2013
Volvo will not develop a flagship sedan to challenge the BMW 7 series, Mercedes-Benz S class or Audi A8. Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said such a flagship doesn't fit Volvo's green image.... Read More »

 

LUCA CIFERRI

Why even a weak China is good news for European automakers

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2013
The Shanghai auto show proved once again that China is the promised land for automakers, particularly Europeans bracing for a sixth straight year of declining car sales in their home region.... Read More »

 

Cadillac eyes smaller Chinese cities for luxury market share

9:40 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2013
GM plans to more than triple sales of its luxury Cadillac brand in China by 2015 by targeting affluent buyers in smaller cities as competition intensifies in the world’s largest auto market.... Read More »

 

2013 SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Mercedes hits reset on China after sales drive falters

April 22, 2013 08:34 CET
Mercedes is accelerating its dealer expansion in China, streamlining sales and bringing out a number of new or revamped models in a bid to to fix past mistakes in the market that have contributed to a growing gap with premium rivals BMW and Audi.... Read More »

 

2013 SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Porsche vies with new Maserati as China grabs luxury limelight

April 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Porsche has debuted a revamped version of its Panamera coupe at the Shanghai auto show where it sought to outshine Maserati's all-new Ghibli as both carmakers seek to attract customers in a luxury China market that is predicted to keep growing strongly.... Read More »

 

Ford targets Chinese buyers with Focus-based concept

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2013
Ford Motor Co. was to have unveiled a Focus-based concept car last week at the Shanghai auto show that targets local tastes with a stretched wheelbase and larger rear doors.... Read More »

 

2013 SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Opel returns to Shanghai auto show with limited ambitions

April 21, 2013 06:01 CET
Opel unit returned to China's main auto show after a five-year absence with three new cars at the center of a long-promised push into the world's largest market.... Read More »

 

2013 SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Toyota re-styles no-frills models to drive China fightback

8:51 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2013
Toyota is giving its Vios and Yaris models a major makeover for China as part of the Japanese group's make-or-break move into the no-frills entry-level segment of the world's biggest autos market.... Read More »

 

2013 SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

GM-VW China rivalry heats up as both see 3 million auto sales

8:23 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2013
GM and Volkswagen, the largest foreign carmakers in China, both forecast sales will climb to 3 million vehicles in the country this year as the rivalry heats up for a second year.... Read More »

 

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