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  • Dec 18, 2014
  • Updated: 8:03pm

Shanghai Auto Show

Japanese carmakers target go-local sales drive

Mazda plans to tailor its crossover CX-5 SUV for the Chinese market in a push to revive sales. Photo: AP

Mazda Motor, which suffered the heaviest fall in sales among the top four Japanese carmakers in China, said the new products could help push sales up 7 per cent this year.

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 7:06am

China's low-cost carmakers race up value chain

A prototype car from Nissan is viewed on the opening day of the Shanghai auto show on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

The trend was on display yesterday at the start of the Shanghai car show, with carmakers such as Great Wall, Changan, and Beijing Auto - who typically price their cars at below 150,000 yuan (HK$186,500) - presenting new models at prices closer to the mid-range mark of 200,000 yuan.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

World car firms see China market as saviour

The Shanghai auto show is expected to attract more than 800,000 visitors over nine days, despite an outbreak of bird flu. Photo: AFP

Global auto makers will flock to China’s premier car show, affirming its importance as the world’s largest vehicle market and the saviour of an industry pummelled by European and US economic woes.

18 Apr 2013 - 2:14pm