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  1. Business - China Business - VEHICLES

    Car dealer Zhongsheng’s earnings jump 18.6pc

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:39pm by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Chinese car dealer Zhongsheng Group said its first-half earnings rose 18.6 per cent, driven by steady growth in the country’s vehicle sales ... stood at 180 in 17 provinces and regions and about 70 cities at the end of June. The Dalian-based car dealer’s brand portfolio includes 70 luxury brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Jaguar Land ...

  2. Business - Companies - VEHICLES

    Belated car recall first big crisis for GM's new chief

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:54am by AFP

    ... But it was only last month that any concrete action was taken. At first, GM announced a recall involving 780,000 cars in the US, Canada and Mexico. GM said it knew of 22 crashes involving frontal impact ... injuries was high regardless of airbag deployment". Just 12 days later the company expanded the recall to 1.6 million cars, saying it had recorded 31 crashes in which the defect might have ...

  3. Business - Companies - VEHICLES

    China Dynamics in electric-car battery push after name change

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:21am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Former metals trader shifts its focus to the electric-vehicle market after name change China Dynamics in car battery push China Dynamics (Holdings), formerly Sinocop Resources (Holdings), will put all its resources into developing batteries for new-energy cars, said chairman Cheung Ngan. The company changed its name last month to "better reflect ...

  4. Business - Companies - VEHICLES

    Tesla hands over keys to its technology on electric cars

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:21am by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Tesla hands over keys to technology on electric cars Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to its technology in an unusual effort to encourage other car manufacturers to expand beyond petrol-burning vehicles. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has promised to give away the company's entire patent portfolio to all comers, ...

  5. Business - China Business - VEHICLES

    Foreign firms drive 13pc rise in China car sales

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing and Shanghai Foreign firms drive 13pc rise in China car sales Sales of passenger vehicles in China rose 13 per cent last month, led by General Motors and Ford Motor as foreign carmakers continued to gain share from local brands. Retail deliveries of cars, multi-purpose and sport utility vehicles climbed to 1.5 million units in May, the China Passenger Car ...

  6. Business - Companies - VEHICLES

    Hong Kong set to plug into Italy's Tazzari Zero electric car

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... in aluminium casting and other engineering services, finally upgraded one of its models into a full-blown passenger car last year. That means it passed crash tests and met more stringent safety ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Italian electric carmaker gives HK Zero option Aficionados of tiny two-seater cars will have a new option by the end of this month when a small local dealer ...

  7. Business - China Business - VEHICLES

    China's green car push unlikely to fuel buying

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:30am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Long way to go as consumers will need more convincing, says experts Green car push unlikely to fuel buying The mainland has taken big steps to inspire people to use new energy cars, but there is still a long way to go until such vehicles become the norm in the industry, experts said. The State Grid announced last Tuesday it would allow ...

  8. Business - Companies - VEHICLES

    GM hires crisis expert for recall response team

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg US firm seeks to repair reputation amid probe into cars with ignition flaws tied to 13 deaths GM hires crisis expert for recall response team General Motors has retained crisis communications expert Jeff Eller as it builds a team to help respond to the recall of small cars with faulty ignition switches tied to 13 deaths. Greg Martin, a spokesman for the Detroit-based company, ...

  9. Business - China Business - VEHICLES

    Beijing licence plates fetch twice the price of the car on black market

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 03:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Beijing's clampdown on new registrations spurs residents to buy, sell or rent vehicle permits Curbs on car plates fuel boom in black market Beijing's clampdown on new car registrations is creating a scramble for licence plates and fuelling a boom on the black market where prices have hit as high as 200,000 yuan (HK$256,000), almost double ...

  10. Business - China Business - VEHICLES

    Take China's public sector on an electric ride

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:03am by Eric Ng

    ... lagging battery-charging infrastructure and limited range have been blamed for slow growth in electric-car ownership among private-car owners on the mainland, industry executives and government ... in the following decade. Until 2020, the key targets would be buses, taxis, logistics vehicles and small utility vehicles, while mass adoption in private cars was not expected until the following decade, ...




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