Guangzhou Automobile Group

State-owned mainland carmaker Guangzhou Automobile Group says it plans to invest 2.85 billion yuan (HK$3.6 billion) over the next few years in order to double plant capacity, as it steps up the development of its own brand. Photo: Dickson Lee

Guangzhou Auto focuses on own brand

Guangzhou Automobile Group is stepping up the development of its own brand as over-reliance on its Japanese partners for growth has proven dangerous, especially last year, when Japanese cars lost their attraction on the mainland amid a political dispute.