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Skoda Announces Beijing Auto Show Offensive
Skoda Announces Beijing Auto Show Offensive

17 Apr 2012, 13:59 UTC / During the first quarter of the 2012, Skoda saw its sales grow 8.9 percent to 59,200 cars in China. That might not be as much as the boom months of last year, but still well on target with their cor...

 
Chinese SWAT Is Ready for Anything!
Chinese SWAT Is Ready for Anything!

20 Dec 2011, 12:14 UTC / OK, we can’t just report on story like this without suggesting an appropriately epic soundtrack, so here you go - the official soundtrack from the SWAT movie, featuring Samuel L. Jackson, who&...

 
Meet the MINI Rickshaw Taxi from China
Meet the MINI Rickshaw Taxi from China

7 Nov 2011, 10:36 UTC / If you think that a MINI should only have four wheels and a steering wheel, you’d better look away, because what we’re going to show will surely prove disturbing. What you have here is a...

 
Designed Around You - the New Volvo Brand Strategy
Designed Around You - the New Volvo Brand Strategy

23 Aug 2011, 07:28 UTC / Beijing was the place where the Volvo Car Corporation chose to debut its new global brand strategy today, while presenting the progress of the China Growth Strategy including a sales improvement of ...

 
Ducati and AMG Join Forces in Beijing
Ducati and AMG Join Forces in Beijing

26 Jul 2011, 12:32 UTC / Following the agreement announced between Italian bike manufacturer Ducati and Mercedes-Benz subsidiary AMG at last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, the Goldenport International Circuit in Beijin...

 
Mercedes-Benz Advance Design Center Opens in Beijing
Mercedes-Benz Advance Design Center Opens in Beijing

22 Jul 2011, 06:59 UTC / Daimler’s fifth Mercedes-Benz advanced design studio worldwide opened today in Beijing, as China’s influence in needs and trends grows stronger and stronger. Joining the other studios be...

 
After Establishing Its Brand, Aston Martin Wants Growth in China
After Establishing Its Brand, Aston Martin Wants Growth in China

18 Jul 2011, 09:56 UTC / Aston Martin is pressing ahead with ambitious growth plans for the brand in China after debuting the new Virage and Vantage S in the Asian region, and announcing plans for up to four new dealer site...

 
Beijing Looking to Increase Taxi Fares
Beijing Looking to Increase Taxi Fares

23 Feb 2011, 13:19 UTC / Although Beijing authorities struggle to ease congestion as much as possible, the local officials are also intending to increase taxi fares, as a result of gasoline and diesel prices going up in the...

 
Beijing to Create 200,000 Public Parking Spaces
Beijing to Create 200,000 Public Parking Spaces

21 Feb 2011, 13:46 UTC / We all know that traffic congestion is one China's main concerns, so authorities, especially those in Beijing, are trying all kinds of measures designed to tackle this growing problem. After li...

 
General Motors China Sales Jumped 22.3% in January
General Motors China Sales Jumped 22.3% in January

11 Feb 2011, 15:37 UTC / General Motors announced on Wednesday that its sales in China increased 22.3 percent in January on a yearly basis, while also setting a new all-time monthly record. The US car giant has sold 268,071...

 
China Could Sell 40M Cars a Year in 2020
China Could Sell 40M Cars a Year in 2020

19 Jan 2011, 14:05 UTC / Although it is currently the world's largest auto market, there is no doubt China keeps growing. And even if Beijing has already imposed a number of regulations to fight against congestion, and...

 
Huge Drop in Beijing Car Sales Starts Taking Shape
Huge Drop in Beijing Car Sales Starts Taking Shape

3 Jan 2011, 10:20 UTC / After Beijing authorities introduced a bunch of new rules to curtail the number of cars sold in the Chinese capital, dealerships are nothing more than empty halls, with new car buyers staying away f...

 
Beijing Introduces Measures to Curtail Number of Cars Sold
Beijing Introduces Measures to Curtail Number of Cars Sold

29 Dec 2010, 09:02 UTC / Beijing is a city that is choking on its own success, with smog, traffic and congestion becoming an ever greater problem in the Chinese capital. Over 4.7 million cars were sold in the city this year...

 
2011 Hyundai Sonata Presented in Guangzhou
2011 Hyundai Sonata Presented in Guangzhou

22 Dec 2010, 12:41 UTC / Having already impressed most of the world with the way it looks and with the performance figures it promises to bring, the new Hyundai Sonata is taking the center stage on the booth the South Korea...

 
Beijing Sketches New Plan to Fight Against Congestion
Beijing Sketches New Plan to Fight Against Congestion

14 Dec 2010, 11:04 UTC / Traffic conditions are really a problem in Beijing and whatever the local authorities are trying, it has almost no effect. The Beijing municipal government however yesterday sketched a new plan in w...

 
Beijing Could Impose One Car Per Person Limit
Beijing Could Impose One Car Per Person Limit

10 Dec 2010, 11:07 UTC / In a market where the auto industry is continuously evolving and carmakers are investing more and more money to consolidate their local positions, authorities are thinking about a law that would lim...

 
Fifty Electric Taxis Prepared for Beijing
Fifty Electric Taxis Prepared for Beijing

9 Dec 2010, 11:29 UTC / Beijing is undoubtedly one of the cities that have to counteract pollution immediately and, in order to do so, the local officials are trying to change a few things in the auto sector, beginning wit...

 
Beijing to Install 36,000 EV Charging Stations
Beijing to Install 36,000 EV Charging Stations

9 Dec 2010, 10:53 UTC / China, as one of the largest auto markets in the world, is continuously looking into ways to support the auto industry and the EV sector in particular. Not only because carmakers are constantly brin...

 
Mercedes Positive with Return-on-Sales Target of 10 Percent
Mercedes Positive with Return-on-Sales Target of 10 Percent

29 May 2010, 12:36 UTC / Following a meeting with investors and analysts in Beijing, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, expressed his positive thoughts abou...

 
Ducati, the Only Bike Manufacturer at the Beijing Motor Show
Ducati, the Only Bike Manufacturer at the Beijing Motor Show

27 Apr 2010, 10:59 UTC / Italian motorcycle brand Ducati was the only one to have been granted exhibition space at this year’s Beijing Motor Show, where it proved to be a hit. In fact, one Chinese visitor walked onto ...