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Guangdong investigates Shenzhe’s car purchase limits

Guangdong Province has launched investigations on a controversial policy in Shenzhen to restrict new car purchase, according to CCTV News. The move is in response to a citizen’s submission, questioning the legitimacy of the policy. The Shenzhen municipal government abruptly announced on December 29 that it would restrict car purchases

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Top 10 nameplates account for one-fifth of China PV registration through November 2014

BEIJING – The top 10 nameplates accounted for a fifth of China’s total passenger vehicle (passenger car, SUV and MPV) registrations (excluding imports) in the first 11 months of 2014, according to data compiled by CBU Analytics. The top 10 nameplates (see chart below) had combined registrations of 2.9 million

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Hyundai partners with Baidu to venture into China’s connected car market

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Company is teaming up with Baidu, China’s largest Internet portal, to venture into one of the most promising fields in the global automotive market: the connected car business. The Seoul-based car manufacturer announced on January 27 that China’s top search engine would

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China automobile ownership reaches 154 million in 2014

BEIJING – China automobile ownership reached 154 million by the end of last year after a record of 17 million were added in 2014, according to information released by the Ministry of Public Security. Automobiles registered took up 58.6 percent of total motor vehicle parc, a sharp rise from 43.9

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The future of the automobile: smart, connected and shared

The future of the automobile will be smart, connected and shared, predicted several executives who spoke at the 2014 Global New Energy Vehicle Conference (2014 GNEV) held by d1ev.com on January 23-25 in Tianjin. Close to 700 OEM and supplier executives, government officials, academicians, IT service providers, investors, consumers and

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