AUTOMOTIVE NEWS CHINA Focused on the automotive manufacturing and retail market in China. Click here to sign up for our weekly email. China Market contraction continues in early May April was the worst month for China's auto market since early 2020 as the country shuttered factories to combat fresh COVID-19 cases, undermining logistics and sapping demand. China Xpeng losses grow behind supply bottlenecks First-quarter deliveries and revenue more than doubled but rising raw material outlays, COVID disruptions squeezed Xpeng's profit margins further. China Vehicle exports dip in April; shipments to Russia, Ukraine suspended Light-vehicle exports from China slumped abruptly in April, with shipments disrupted by the latest wave of coronavirus outbreaks and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. China CATL to supply batteries to EV makers in Thailand CATL, China’s largest battery maker for electric vehicles, plans to supply EV manufacturers in Thailand by authorizing and licensing technology to a local company. Content type - Any -ArticlePhoto GalleryVideo All Articles Photo Galleries Videos Coronavirus Toyota to suspend more production due to Shanghai shortages China Audi JV apologizes over China ad's potential copyright breach China Tesla aims to keep employees in China factory into June China Used-car deliveries drop 2nd straight month China Beijing will subsidize vehicle sales in rural areas to stabilize market, report says China Polestar trims 2022 sales forecast as China lockdowns upend supplies China China, automakers in talks to extend EV subsidies Manufacturing Stellantis sees India as profitable market Subscription Required Regulation & Safety Biden pressed about unfinished studies on critical EV raw materials China Tesla struggles to resume full output at Shanghai plant Load More Automotive News China email Commentary by journalist Yang Jian and highlights from top manufacturer and supplier news in greater China, twice each week.