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GM to build new research centers in China

BEIJING – General Motors Corp. (GM) chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner announced on October 29 the establishment of the GM Center for Advanced Science and Research and the China Automotive Energy Research Center (CAERC) to support the Chinese government's pursuit of energy-efficient and environment friendly transportation. The two facilities are the

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Fuel tax to be effective from next March

At a September conference of the China National Passenger Vehicle Association in Beijing, it was revealed that China will launch a new fuel tax policy to be effective from next March.   "Now the time is ripe for China to launch the fuel tax policy, which is only a matter of schedule,¡±

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DPCA launches new hatchback C2

BEIJING ¨C Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroën (DPCA) released its new hatchback C2 in Beijing on October 11, which is scheduled to formally hit the market in mid November.   The model C2 has five variants, with price tags ranging from ¥77,800 to ¥106,800 ($10,237-$14,052). It began to accept orders through all the authorized dealerships of

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BASF opens auto technology center in Shanghai

SHANGHAI ¨C BASF, the world¡¯s leading chemical company, inaugurated on October 11 a center for automotive technology in Shanghai, which integrates science research, laboratory tests and technical services into one with the aim of speeding up its relevant automotive business in China.   The BASF center located in Jinqiao, Shanghai, consists of

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Bumpy ride ahead for China in Russia

Since China exported its first batch of automobiles to Russia in 2003, the neighboring country has gradually become one of its most important overseas automobile markets. The Chinese auto industry has been faced with abounding difficulties since entering the Russian market. But it seems that the road ahead is even

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2008 Presidents?¡¥ Forum to usher in Auto China 2008

BEIJING ¨C The 13th annual international conference and 2008 Presidents¡¯ Forum organized by CBU/CAR, publisher of this magazine, is scheduled to be held from April 16-19, 2008 in Beijing, preceding next year¡¯s largest trade event, Auto China 2008 (April 20-28).   Co-organized by auto.sohu.com, the 2008 Presidents¡¯ Forum will discuss ¡°Automotive

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