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Haval starts production of F7 SUV in Tula factory, entering into new era of globalization

TULA, Russia – Great Wall Motor’s SUV brand Haval has launched the inaugural round of production for the highly anticipated Haval F7 SUV in the brand’s new factory in Tula, Russia.   The production of the Haval F7 marks a significant milestone as the F7 is automaker’s first full-process mass-produced vehicle manufactured

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Seven-year itch

The global debut of the Denza Concept X on June 1 (see Denza’s new “X” factor: Styled and sold by Mercedes-Benz, produced by BYD) finally addresses the “seven-year itch” of partners BYD and Daimler for their first “child:” poor product positioning, unorthodox design (that didn’t work), weak brand recognition and

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Denza’s new “X” factor: Styled and sold by Mercedes-Benz, produced by BYD

SHENZHEN – It’s got elements of the BYD Tang, it’s styled by Mercedes-Benz and it looks nothing like its predecessor. It’s the Denza Concept X from Shenzhen Denza New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd., the joint venture between BYD and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler. It’s about time. Hubertus Troska and Wang Chuanfu Previewing the next generation of a battery electric

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China 6, intelligent and new energies major trends of heavy-duty trucks at Auto Shanghai 2019

SHANGHAI – Auto Shanghai 2019, or the 18th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, was held here on April 16-25. Commercial vehicle manufacturers including CNHTC, Beiqi-Foton, SAIC Motor and Qingling Motors displayed a total of 20 heavy-duty, medium and light trucks at the show. The following are highlights of some major

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Bosch China President Dr. Chen Yudong talks Chinese smart EV startups and hardware, software and services-focused approach to outperform market

SHANGHAI – Chinese independent brand OEM customers accounted for more than half of Bosch’s Mobility Solutions business sector revenues in China last year, with the other half coming from joint ventures of multinational OEMs such as Volkswagen and GM, according to Dr. Chen Yudong, president of Bosch (China) Investment Co., Ltd. Dr. Chen made the comments

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