Auto Shanghai 2015:
Despite crackdown on luxury, China's market still lures foreign brands - but new challenges ahead2015-04-27
By Duncan Hewitt SHANGHAI -- Record crowds surged into Shanghai's auto show this week -- all under the watchful eye of Benedict Cumberbatch. Images of the "Sherlock" actor, advertising MG, the old British car brand now owned by Shanghai's state-run auto group SAIC, line the walls of the subway tunnels leading to the China Exhibition Center, under the slogan "My Glamour.
The news that the Foxconn Technology Group has partnered with Chinese internet giant Tencent and luxury car dealership China Harmony Auto to make smart electric vehicles has been inundated online.
SHANGHAI – Jaguar Land Rover is confident of its China prospects despite a market “new normal”
SHANGHAI – Brand, product, local production and dealer network have formed a “bundle”
BEIJING – The Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Taxation and Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) jointly announced on May 18 to eliminate vehicle and vessel tax on new energy vehicles (NEVs).
BEIJING – China produced 9,060 new energy vehicles in April, up 1.5 folds from a year earlier, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on May 8.
SHANGHAI – Shanghai-GM announced a price cut for its Buick, Cadillac and Chevrolet brand vehicles on May 12, becoming the fifth joint venture which started vehicle price reduction in China after Shanghai-Volkswagen, FAW-Volkswagen, Chang’