OEM and automotive


Auto industry pushes electric agenda

OEMS are investing heavily in EVs with Volvo planning to go all-electric, Toyota splitting from Tesla to speed development and SAIC-GM investing billions.

Tags: China, electric vehicles, General Motors, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Tesla, Toyota, Volvo

6th July, 2017        

Fiat Chrysler agrees record penalties over recalls

Fiat Chrysler is likely to face a $105m civil penalty over US safety recalls.

Tags: automotive industry, Chrysler, Fiat, N America, OEM and automotive

6th August, 2015        

Nissan rejects Maruti Suzuki in favour of Mitsubishi

Nissan has decided against sourcing any further cars from Maruti Suzuki. It will jointly build them with minicar partner Mitsubishi.

Tags: automotive industry, Europe, Japan, Nissan, OEM and automotive

3rd September, 2014        

Weight loss for cars

Ford has unveiled its latest Lightweight Concept vehicle in its drive to increase vehicle efficiency

Tags: automotive industry, CO2 emissions, Ford, N America, OEM and automotive

5th June, 2014        

Indian company to assemble BMW engines

Force Motors will assemble BMW engines in its new factory in Tamil Nadu.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, Europe, India, OEM and automotive

13th May, 2014        

Western OEMS will need strategy change to grab fleet sales

Western OEMs will need to look to developing nations and change their sales strategies according to new research.

Tags: Brazil, China, Europe, India, OEM and automotive, Russia

27th March, 2014        

Connected cars

The Citreon Picasso is the first Qeo-enabled car. VW has a new app for drivers.

Tags: Europe, Mobile technology, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

10th March, 2014        

Suzuki and Maruti in OEM supply deal

Suzuki Motor has announced plans to spend JPY50bn ($486.3m) on a new car plant in India to supply Maruti Suzuki India.

Tags: India, Japan, OEM and automotive, Statoil

4th March, 2014        

More recalls for Toyota and GM models

Toyota, Lexus and GM announce recalls for electrical problems

Tags: automotive industry, GM, Mazda, N America, OEM and automotive, Toyota

3rd March, 2014        

Toyota to end manufacturing in Australia

Japanese automaker will stop building cars in Australia in 2017.

Tags: OEM and automotive

10th February, 2014        

Tyre Pressure Monitoring research highights fuel consumption

Survey indicates tyre pressure is crucial to improving fuel consumption.

Tags: Europe, Lubes tech, OEM and automotive

7th January, 2014        

Daimler Trucks investment in Brazil

Daimler Trucks will invest around $458 million in two Brazilian commercial vehicle plants for upgrades and R&D.

Tags: Brazil, Daimler, Europe, OEM and automotive

8th November, 2013        

Volvo brings its start/stop function to the Penta

The new Volvo start/stop function has fuel saving benefits.

Tags: CO2 emissions, OEM and automotive, Scandinavia, Volvo

7th November, 2013        

Great Wall metalworking fluid sales boom

Sinopec subsidiary boosted by construction and mining sectors

Tags: China, China OEM Equipment, Great Wall, marine, OEM and automotive, Sinopec

24th September, 2013        

GM appoints China head, splits from international unit

GM is set to drive its China operations as a separate unit from the rest of its international division.

Tags: automotive industry, China, GM, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Volvo

23rd August, 2013        

Auto production China’s most profitable industry

Car makers top the nation's manufacturing sector despite increasing stockpiles.

Tags: automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

21st August, 2013        

Car imports fall as China second hand auto market surges

New vehicle stockpiles remain high as population seeks alternative car markets.

Tags: automotive industry, Bikes, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

21st August, 2013        

Auto brands battle for China dominance

GM, Toyota, BMW and VW amongst the leaders fighting for share of Chinese market

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Europe, GM, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Toyota, Volkswagen

28th July, 2013        

Zoomlion’s product return rate rises sharply

Chinese construction giant in doldrums and could reflect wider malaise

Tags: car auctions, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

28th July, 2013        

Chinese vehicle exports fall on weak emerging market demand

Emerging markets have put the brakes on China's overseas vehicle sales ambitions

Tags: Asia, automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

28th July, 2013        

EV, plug-in hybrid sales surge 43% in first half

China's EV market receives a welcome boost

Tags: China, electric vehicles, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

28th July, 2013        

Car plus fashion = failure for Italian automaker

Fiat's tie-up with Gucci has failed to impress Chinese consumers.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Europe, Fiat, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

20th June, 2013        

Continental tyres gunning for top three spot in China

German tyre maker aims at Chinese consumers with safety message

Tags: automotive industry, China, Europe, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

20th June, 2013        

Great Wall plans to outsell Jeep

China automaker aims at iconic SUV brand

Tags: automotive industry, China, Great Wall, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

20th June, 2013        

Volvo may face difficulties as latecomer to China,

Swedish automaker may struggle to win consumers after official approval.

Tags: automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Scandinavia, Volvo

19th June, 2013        

State-funded research recommends fairness in auto industry

Chinese Academy proposes scrapping of monopolies to promote fair trade.

Tags: automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

24th May, 2013        

BAIC launches first model off Saab platform

Chinese carmaker releases first car using Saab technology.

Tags: automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Scandinavia

24th May, 2013        

Hyundai considering new plant as China sales rocket

South Korean car maker looking to cash-in on booming China market.

Tags: Asia, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, UEIL

24th May, 2013        

Geely forms EV JV with Detroit Electric

Chinese automaker looks to claim electric niche in US.

Tags: automotive industry, China, electric vehicles, innovation, North America, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Volvo

22nd May, 2013        

Chery cuts multi-brand strategy

Chinese car maker drops subsidiary brand strategy

Tags: automotive industry, Chevrolet, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

23rd April, 2013        

FAW and GAC report heavy losses despite government contracts

China's major automakers fail to beat off competition in 2012 to post heavy losses.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Gazprom, OEM and automotive

23rd April, 2013        

China Auto and Hertz form partnership

Two of the world's largest vehicle rental companies are seeking an alliance

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Helix, OEM and automotive

22nd April, 2013        

Chinese firm plans $200m EcoMotors engine development

A new plant will produce the latest low-pollution eco-engine.

Tags: automotive industry, China, innovation, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

22nd April, 2013        

Ghosn delays China expansion plans

Nissan boss moves the targets for growth after tensions.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Japan, Nissan, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

22nd April, 2013        

VW recalls 384,000 cars in China

Record numbers recalled after gearbox fault is identified.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Volkswagen

22nd March, 2013        

VW increases China production as Europe demand weakens

German automaker set to double production over next five years

Tags: China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

22nd March, 2013        

Chinese automakers are catching up

Domestic car vehicle brands are gradually starting to make inroads into foreign brand's share of China market

Tags: China, innovation, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Toyota, Volkswagen

22nd March, 2013        

China car sales grow 20% in first 2 months

SUVs and MPVs drive China car sales at start of 2013

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, GM, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

22nd March, 2013        

China vehicle sales and output explode in January

New vehicle sales and production still buoyant despite expanding used-car market.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Ford, GM, Holly, Nissan, OEM and automotive

22nd February, 2013        

Out with the new, in with the old

China's used car market overtakes new vehicle sales in 2012.

Tags: China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

21st February, 2013        

Michelin invests heavily in China

French tyre-maker opens new plant in Liaoning Province.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive

20th February, 2013        

Pang Da forecasts massive 2012 losses

Chinese automaker likely to be hit by more than 600m Yuan losses after being hit be Japanese boycott.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Forecasts, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

20th February, 2013        

IEA predicts tightening OECD supplies as global fuel demand rises

OECD and OPEC supplies are set to tighten as global fuel demand rises in 2013 according to a new report.

Tags: IEA, Lubes news, Lubes tech, OEM and automotive, OPEC

24th January, 2013        

Porsche to build $2.2m supercar for China

Luxury car-maker to build supercar exclusively for Chinese super-rich.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Europe, innovation, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Porsche

23rd January, 2013        

Chinese car exports top 1m

Exports booming as China's car majors look abroad for business.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

23rd January, 2013        

Japanese carmakers return to normal output in China

Major car manufacturers see production levels improve after being hit by protests.

Tags: Asia, automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Japan, Nissan, OEM and automotive, Toyota

23rd January, 2013        

China world’s largest automarket in 2012

China overtakes Europe as it tops the passenger vehicle sales table

Tags: BMW, China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

23rd January, 2013        

Wanxiang to acquire A123 systems

Chinese group beats US Johnson to bankrupt battery-maker's assets at auction.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, electric vehicles, North America, OEM and automotive

24th December, 2012        

BMW hits 1m sales as others boom in China

German automakers' sales reach new milestone with forecasts for similar figures over the next three years.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive

24th December, 2012        

GM to invest $1bn in China plant

Western car maker looks to South West China for latest production centres

Tags: automotive industry, China, GM, OEM and automotive

24th December, 2012        

Yokohoma China’s top tyre

Yokohama heads satisfaction table of tyre manufacturers despite Japan tensions

Tags: China, innovation, Japan, OEM and automotive

24th December, 2012        

Chinese companies push EVs, but is the market ready?

China's desire to encourage the use of Electric Vehicles may be too early for an unwilling market.

Tags: automotive industry, China, electric vehicles, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

21st November, 2012        

China's light vehicle sales pick up in Ocotber

Increased sales leave overseas competitors in the wake of domestic producers.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Nissan, OEM and automotive, Toyota

21st November, 2012        

Chery and Guangzhou Auto form partnership

Automakers form strategic alliance in Chinese industry first

Tags: automotive industry, Chevrolet, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

21st November, 2012        

Sino-Israeli start-up aims at China market

New car brand looks aims at already crowded auto market.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Middle East, OEM and automotive

25th October, 2012        

Saab to build electric cars in 2014

Saab brand re-vitalised with new electric vehicle production.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Europe, innovation, OEM and automotive, S America

25th October, 2012        

Mitsubishi and Guangzhou Auto form JV

SUV joint venture announced despite tensions over Japanese producers

Tags: Asia, China, Holly, Japan, Nissan, OEM and automotive, Toyota

25th October, 2012        

Chinese firm takes record stake in German truck maker

Shandong subsidiary takes on forklift maker.

Tags: China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive

25th October, 2012        

Competitor sales rise as Japanese auto sales plummet in China

Demonstrations and national tension has caused problems for Japanese car makers in China as their competitors take advantage.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Japan, Nissan, OEM and automotive, Toyota

19th October, 2012        

China's auto stockpiles fall

Summer production slow-down reduces dealer glut.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

25th September, 2012        

NDRC approves Ford-Mazda split

Joint venture between US and Japanese car makers is positive for Ford.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Ford, Mazda, OEM and automotive

25th September, 2012        

Japanese automakers suffer in China

Anti-Japanese protests damage production at major car plants across China.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Japan, Mazda, Nissan, OEM and automotive, Toyota

24th September, 2012        

Chery recalls asbestos cars in six countries

Car maker is forced to recal thousands of vehicles in South America, Asia and Australia.

Tags: Asia, Australia, automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive, S America

24th September, 2012        

Easy loans to spur vehicle sales

China's car sales may receive a boost as many younger buyers turn to loans and credit financing

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

27th August, 2012        

BMW to unveil new car brand

A Chinese-specific brand is set for launch by German automaker, BMW

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, Europe, innovation, OEM and automotive

24th August, 2012        

BYD batteries not to blame for EV fatalities

Taxi crash deaths not caused by battery fire, says investigators.

Tags: China, electric vehicles, Environment and Regulatory watch, OEM and automotive

24th August, 2012        

Iconic car marques see sales boom in H1

Luxury car sales boost JLR's first half figures to add to good news over production.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Europe, OEM and automotive

24th July, 2012        

Chinese carmakers step up efforts overseas

Geely and Chery boost overseas output in developing countries.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

22nd July, 2012        

China's automakers face serious consolidation

More than half of China's car brands may disappear within five years according to analysts

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Ford, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

21st July, 2012        

Fiat JV relaunches auto output in China

Third time lucky hope for Fiat production in the world's largest auto market.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Fiat, OEM and automotive

21st July, 2012        

Great Wall commits an extra 5 billion yuan to R&D

Chinese automaker pushes for greater product innovation

Tags: automotive industry, China, Great Wall, innovation, OEM and automotive

27th June, 2012        

Swedish carmaker Saab may rise from the ashes

Saab may yet survive with Chinese help, but as an EV manufacturer.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Europe, GM, OEM and automotive

25th June, 2012        

SAIC board approve sale of 1% JV stake to GM

Shanghai Automotive has approved a deal that will strengthen GM's strategic position.

Tags: automotive industry, China, GM, North America, OEM and automotive

25th June, 2012        

Nissan to build CNY 5bn plant in Dalian

Nissan to dramatically expand production for its upscale vehicles in China

Tags: automotive industry, Nissan, OEM and automotive

25th June, 2012        

Foreign carmakers fuel Chinese auto stockpile

Auto manufacturing expansion continues as China sales slow

Tags: BMW, China, GM, innovation, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

25th June, 2012        

Chery requests approval for Jaguar Land Rover JV

Chinese automaker seeks permission to seal JV agreement and make initial investment in a new production plant.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

29th May, 2012        

Foreign carmakers must invest in R&D, say execs

Overseas automakers must continue to innovate if they are going to stay ahead in the Chinese market

Tags: automotive industry, China, innovation, OEM and automotive

16th May, 2012        

Audi looking for 1.5m unit target as BMW plays catchup

Audi is looking to the China market to boost sales beyond 1.5m as BMW opens new dealerships to play catch-up.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

15th May, 2012        

Porsche opens dealership in Inner Mongolia as A-M expands

More luxury car dealerships are springing up across China as Porsche and Aston Martin announce new locations

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, Porsche

14th May, 2012        

Joint ventures make progress in China

Geely and Guangzhou look to JVs to boost business.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, Volvo

23rd April, 2012        

Ford continues to build in China

New CNY 4.8bn plant planned for Hangzhou along with Chongquing expansion

Tags: automotive industry, China, Ford, Mazda, OEM and automotive

21st April, 2012        

Saudi firm expands presence in China

Petrochemicals giant to build multi-million dollar technology centre.

Tags: China, Corporate News, Middle East, OEM and automotive

20th April, 2012        

BYD and Pang Da profits plunge

Chinese car makers see profits nosedive after sales drop and Saab fallout takes its toll.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

19th April, 2012        

Geely to focus on exports

Chinese automaker aiming to be the nation's largest vehicle exporter

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive

19th April, 2012        

Jaguar Land Rover invests heavily in Chery JV

Iconic British brands to invest on hopes of government approval of joint deal.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, India, OEM and automotive

28th March, 2012        

Global automakers hopeful for Chinese JVs

Fiat-Chrysler and Volvo seek Chinese partners despite policy limitations

Tags: automotive industry, China, Chrysler, Corporate News, Fiat, OEM and automotive, Volvo

28th March, 2012        

Chinese automakers perform poorly in 2011

Profit slumps blamed on weak domestic demand and market saturation

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

26th March, 2012        

VW China may recall faulty gearboxes

VW may be forced to recall vehicles fitted with its DSG gearbox following public pressure

Tags: automotive industry, China, Environment and Regulatory watch, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

26th March, 2012        

Volvo and Geely to establish joint venture

Volvo to increase vehicle production through new joint enterprise

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, Volvo

27th February, 2012        

Ford builds third China plant

US car giant set to increase Chinese production by a third.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Ford, OEM and automotive

27th February, 2012        

Renault and GM to step up production in central China

Two auto majors to use joint venture to expand Chinese-based manufacturing operations

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, GM, OEM and automotive, Renault

23rd February, 2012        

January vehicle sales drop in China

A slowing economy and New Year celebrations have slowed the auto market in China.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Ford, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

23rd February, 2012        

China Auto Rental seeks US IPO

China's largest car rental company turns to North America to raise capital.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, North America, OEM and automotive

27th January, 2012        

China to limit foreign investment in auto sector

Overseas car makers are set to have their ambitions trimmed when it comes to investing in China's auto industry.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Ford, GM, OEM and automotive, Toyota, Volkswagen

23rd January, 2012        

Automakers to increase 2012 sales

Domestic and overseas car makers aim to defy slowing China market in 2012

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

23rd January, 2012        

Exports increase for Chery

China car maker reports significant annual export increase.

Tags: China, innovation, OEM and automotive

19th January, 2012        

Daimler seeks Chinese suitor

Car maker Daimler is looking for a Chinese investor to boost market share in domestic sales.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Daimler, Europe, OEM and automotive

27th December, 2011        

China imposes US car duty

China is to impose anti-dumping tax on US-made vehicles.

Tags: automotive industry, China, N America, Obama, OEM and automotive

27th December, 2011        

Saab finally goes under

Swedish car brand finally declared bankrupt despite last-ditch efforts to save it.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, GM, OEM and automotive, Scandinavia

23rd December, 2011        

VW to build two more plants in China

VW takes total Chinese assembly plants to 13 by 2013.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

19th December, 2011        

BYD faces even more job cuts

Car and battery maker suffers as debts mount

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

23rd November, 2011        

Chinese vehicle exports to Russia increase

Russian sales help boost flagging Chinese automakers

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

21st November, 2011        

Overseas car makers' sales blossom in China

Audi and Toyota have both announced strong sales so far in 011.

Tags: Asia, automotive industry, China, Europe, OEM and automotive, Toyota

14th November, 2011        

Kia to build its third plant in China as Foton heads for India

South Korean carmaker to establish new factory in Jiangsu as truck manufacturer heads for India

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, India, OEM and automotive

14th November, 2011        

Chinese cars decline in quality

JD Power reports increasing ownership problems despite improvements over previous years.

Tags: automotive industry, China, innovation, OEM and automotive

14th November, 2011        

GM puts Saab on the brink

Chinese government's deal approval seemed like salvation for Swedish car maker, but GM proves otherwise.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, Scandinavia

4th November, 2011        

China pressures foreign brands for EV technology

China is pushing major auto manufacturers to help provide technology for electric vehicles.

Tags: automotive industry, China, innovation, OEM and automotive

24th October, 2011        

Mixed profits for China automakers

A mixed third quarter for two of China's largest car makers.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Great Wall, OEM and automotive

24th October, 2011        

China Vehicle Sales Up in September

Pace accelerates on Chinese vehicle sales despite government restrictions.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Ford, General Motors, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

20th October, 2011        

Daimler Foton deal gains NDRC approval

Joint venture signed for heavy truck production.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Daimler, OEM and automotive

20th October, 2011        

Lifan to Set Up $5.4m Export Centre

Lifan Automobile to build a new components export centre.

Tags: automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive

23rd September, 2011        

Nissan aims at China luxury market

Nissan is aiming to take on European manufacturers in China's luxury car market.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Nissan, OEM and automotive

22nd September, 2011        

Regulators blame Toyota for defective parts

China's regulators have blamed TMC for defective Corolla parts

Tags: automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive, Toyota

22nd September, 2011        

Western car giants step up China investment

VW and Daimler are set to invest billions of dollars in China operations.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Daimler, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

22nd September, 2011        

BYD Profit Falls 89%

Automaker BYD has suffered a serious drop in year-on-year profits with job loses resulting.

Tags: automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive

20th September, 2011        

Nissan China announces RMB50 billion expansion plan

Nissan's Chinese division plans to almost double annual sales within the next five years.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Nissan, OEM and automotive

21st August, 2011        

Lubrizol Q2 slip but R&D plans go ahead

Lubrizol's Q2 figures take a dip, but there are plans for a major R&D centre in China.

Tags: China, Corporate News, Lubrizol, North America, OEM and automotive

4th August, 2011        

China Auto Sales Show Gradual Increase

China is showing an overall increase in sales, although some sectors are slow.

Tags: automotive industry, China, General Motors, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

27th July, 2011        

Market potential boosts foreign car makers

Automakers from Asia and Europe are spurred on by China's booming car market.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Daimler, Nissan, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

15th July, 2011        

Lifan to set up auto plant in Brazil

Chongqing Lifan is to set up an auto production plant in Brazil.

Tags: automotive industry, Brazil, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

15th July, 2011        

South Korea pushes for China lubes market

South Korea's lubes makers are targeting new routes into the Chinese lubes market through the automotive industry.

Tags: Asia, automotive industry, China, Lubes news, OEM and automotive

16th June, 2011        

Saab back in business thanks to Pang Da and Youngman

Saab returns to production as normal after two Chinese companies take a stake

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, Scandinavia

16th June, 2011        

Volvo sales boosted by China

Volvo's global sales have been boosted by a buoyant Chinese market, along with Ford and Mercedes, but GM dips slightly.

Tags: Chevrolet, China, Corporate News, Ford, GM, OEM and automotive, Volvo

16th June, 2011        

Bentley sets China record as Geely and FAW push sales

Bentley has seen record sales in China as local manufacturers push to increase sales

Tags: Australia, automotive industry, China, OEM and automotive

2nd June, 2011        

Saab finds another Chinese suitor

A third Chinese company has now stepped forward as a likely saviour of the Saab brand.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Europe, OEM and automotive, Scandinavia

18th May, 2011        

Lubes have increasing influence on OEMs says Shell

Auto manufacturers are increasingly turning to lubes R&D to help drive fuel efficiency according to Shell.

Tags: automotive industry, innovation, OEM and automotive, Shell

13th May, 2011        

Automakers suffer Japanese losses but Nissan Q1 profits up

The auto industry continues a slow recovery after massive production losses following the earthquake but Nissan still posts a profit.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, Japan, OEM and automotive

11th May, 2011        

Saab gets further Chinese boost

The Saab brand has received more finance from China, this time through Hawtai Motor Group.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

11th May, 2011        

BAIC eyes significant expansion

China's BAIC is looking to break into the top ranks of the auto manufacturers in the next five years.

Tags: automotive industry, China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive

11th May, 2011        

Conference shows China auto strength

Major auto manufacturers and OEMs look ahead to a prosperous Chinese market at a Shanghai conference

Tags: automotive industry, China, Ford, GM, innovation, OEM and automotive, Volkswagen

11th May, 2011        

Sinopec signs deal with Petrobras

China and Brazil's leading oil producers join forces in co-operation deal

Tags: China, Corporate News, OEM and automotive, S America

21st April, 2011        

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