Brilliance China Auto

Based in Shenyang in China, Brilliance China Auto makes cars, minibuses and automotive components. It has a car-making joint venture with BMW and a minibus-making joint venture with Toyota.

City target of German giants

Shenyang's rapid development and transformation into a modern production base has made it increasingly attractive for foreign investors.

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 12:00am

BMW demand boosts Brilliance profits

China overtook the US as the second- biggest market for BMW-branded luxury cars in May, helping the German carmaker's mainland partner boost first-half profits by 84.7 per cent, the firm's chairman said.

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Brilliance-BMW venture eyes expansion

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings and BMW may set up local production of engines for their carmaking joint venture and are mulling exports from their plant in Shenyang, Liaoning, which will more than triple capacity to 300,000 units by 2012.

27 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Brilliance China to expand BMW production with second factory

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings will further boost production of BMW cars by building a second manufacturing plant in Liaoning province with an annual capacity of 100,000 vehicles in the third quarter, according to its top executive.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Huachen to export Zhonghua model to Russia

Huachen Automotive Group, the parent of Hong Kong-listed Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, aims to export 100,000 Zhonghua cars to Russia in co-operation with a Russian partner.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Brilliance turnover up in first half but accounting losses eat at profits

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings' losses deepened to 125.73 million yuan in the first half, compared with a loss of 113.59 million yuan last year.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Brilliance aims for turnaround

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, which has made a loss for two years, will turn a profit in the second quarter on strong sales of self-branded Zhonghua sedans and BMW cars, according to chairman Wu Xiaoan.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Brilliance bid to narrow losses falls short

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, a Shenyang-based car and minibus maker, narrowed its loss less than expected last year after sales growth fell short of its target.

Net loss shrank to 398.4 million yuan or 10.86 fen per share from 649.6 million yuan or 17.71 fen in 2005.

21 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland cars struggle to win US, Europe over

Brilliance China Automotive has raised its profile in Europe by being the only mainland exhibitor in the Geneva car show last week but market watchers said it would take a while for Europeans and Americans to change their negative views on China-made cars.

12 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Brilliance China set for reversal of fortunes

Liaoning carmaker may turn a profit this year as sales surge

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, the Liaoning carmaker that has been sputtering since its high-flying founder fled the mainland under a cloud of accusations five years ago, expects to turn a profit this year after two years of losses.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Brilliance plans new factory in Guangdong

Struggling carmaker Brilliance China Auto Holdings has plans to turn around mounting losses including building a production plant in Guangdong to boost sales.

24 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Brilliance counts on exports to Europe to revive car sales

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings has set its sights on the European passenger car market to make up for falling domestic sales.

The company aims to sell 2,000 self-developed Zhonghua brand family cars to Germany this year, said a spokeswoman for Brilliance's car and mini-bus subsidiary Shenyang Jinbei Automotive.

15 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Mainland car sales tumble

Mainland carmakers have reported a drastic drop in sales for last month as cautious consumers look to further price cuts.

Analysts say potential buyers are adopting a wait-and-see attitude because of the abolition of import quotas and the lowering of tariffs on vehicles next year.

11 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Competition hits Brilliance earnings

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings' Zhonghua car division reported an operating loss in the second half of last year, reflecting cut-throat competition in the local-brand segment.

24 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

China puts brakes on car output

Official policies will tackle over-investment to head off glut

Policies aimed at reining in over-investment in the car manufacturing industry are expected to be unveiled soon by the central government in a bid to prevent over-supply in the sector.

12 Sep 2003 - 12:00am