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Bentley's Flying Spur: an elegant evolution

The all-new Bentley Flying Spur. Photo: Bentley Motors

It's no accident that Bentley chose Beijing for the international media test-drive of its new Flying Spur. China is now the carmaker's No 2 market and accounted for 55 per cent of sales of the first-generation Flying Spur.

Friday, 24 May, 2013, 1:12pm

Toyota issues massive recall on power window glitch

Toyota models that are part of the recall include the Yaris, Vios, Corolla, Matrix, Auris, Camry, RAV4, Highlander, Tundra and Sequoia. Photo: AFP

Japan’s Toyota Motor will voluntarily recall 7.4 million vehicles globally, including certain Vitz, Yaris and Corolla models, due to malfunctioning power window switches, the company said on Wednesday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Toyota, Nissan trim China production after protests

A Nissan in Shanghai. The Japanese top carmaker aid it would halt production at a joint venture in China starting on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Japanese carmakers Toyota, Nissan and Suzuki are curtailing production in China in the wake of anti-Japan protests that have darkened sales prospects in the world’s top car market.

8 Oct 2012 - 1:47pm

GM opens Shanghai test track in bid to remain market leader

GM unveils its China Advanced Technical Centre to the press in Shanghai a year ago. The automaker now has a new test track there too.  Photo: AP

General Motors opened a new, large vehicle test track west of Shanghai on Saturday as part of its push to retain its leading market share in the world’s largest auto market.

The No 1 US automaker and its joint venture partners, including SAIC Motor, invested about US$252.5 million to build what GM China president Kevin Wale called the country’s largest proving ground.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am