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  1. Business - China Business - CARS

    Rising affluence seen driving car sales in China

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Rising affluence seen driving mainland sales The mainland's car market could grow 12 per cent annually in the next four years, driven by rising ... and steady growth can be still expected." Naumann said the key driver for the world's largest car market remained rising affluence that fuelled demand for vehicles. AlixPartners believed ...

  2. Battleground for US car wars shifts to China

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and dramatically downsized their portfolios of car brands. This contrasts with the scenario on the mainland, where GM has announced plans to double its sales by 2015 to five million cars and microvans, up ... five years after GM, and now sells about a third as many passenger cars in China as GM. 'It's fair to say we could've and should've gone faster, but over the last 18 months ...

  3. EU keen to avoid China car war

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the 'encouraged' foreign direct investment list months ago, as Premier Wen Jiabao pledged to control growth of the country's car manufacturing capacity amid slowing demand. The change was considered ... that while such a move is 'discriminatory' to its members- which include Volkswagen- the last thing they want is a war between countries that hurts development of the car industry. ...

  4. China hits back at US car imports

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as no local manufacturer directly competes in the price segments where imported cars are positioned.' General Motors, Ford and Chrysler collectively sold 1.37 million cars in China in the first ... Neil Gough neil.gough@scmp.com Beijing's decision to impose anti-dumping duties on cars imported from America appears to be politically rather than economically motivated, ...

  5. Manufacturer targets China

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... passenger car capacity by one-third to 600,000 units, making Chongqing Ford's largest manufacturing location outside southeast Michigan. Ford also announced that it will invest US$600 million ... Keith Chan Ford is to build a US$760 million assembly plant in Hangzhou, doubling its passenger car capacity in China to 1.2 million units a year by 2015. The new plant will be invested ...

  6. China overtakes Japan as No2 car market

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong China's car sales rose 25 per cent last year to 7.2 million units, making the country the world's second-largest market, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. China overtook Japan, where sales of vehicles fell to a 29-year low of 5.72 million units last year, to become No2 in the world but still trailed the 16.6 million units sold ...

  7. Manufacturers reject bus rules

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Thursday, the 21st Century Business Herald reported. At a meeting organised by 10 ministries in Beijing last week, car manufacturers complained the proposed standards, based on US regulations, were ... 70cm high, and pass stringent tests on how safe they would be if they overturned. Most car manufacturers said adopting the new standards would increase costs by 20 to 30 per cent, and some said ...

  8. Strategy of Sino-foreign car ventures in doubt

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... foreign carmakers form joint ventures with Chinese players in manufacturing, distributing and selling cars on the mainland, with their ownership capped at a maximum 50 per cent. This was seen ... Neil Gough neil.gough@scmp.com In 2000, the year preceding China's entry into the World Trade Organisation, there were 2.06 million new cars, trucks and buses sold on the mainland. ...

  9. Proton's road to China littered with obstacles

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... spokesman told the South China Morning Post that there was no timetable for reaching any deal. He declined to give further details. The group hopes to make the Lotus sports car in China and in February last year said it wanted to set up a production plant in Dongguan, in Guangdong province. However, officials at the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said finding a China ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Corporate China in danger of a crash

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... from land sales that used to be easy money in the boom times is quickly drying up. At the centre of this storm lies the crumbling manufacturing sector. China used to be called the world's factory, renowned for its manufacturing prowess. But for those with a deep understanding of the situation, the "made in China" truth is that it's all a myth. China's ...




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