SHANGHAI – Ford Motor announced on August 14 that Autonomic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to bring the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) to China.
Under the agreement, the two companies aim to Read More
CHANGCHUN/WUHAN/CHONGQING – FAW Group Co., Ltd. (FAW Group), Dongfeng Motor Corp. (Dongfeng) and Chang’an Automobile Co., Ltd. (Chang’an) recently signed a letter of intent to form a T3 mobility service company to create an efficient, quality, safe and trustworthy mobility service brand.
The move is yet another indication that the three Read More
BEIJING – Ride-hailing apps will be included in China’s quality evaluation system for taxi services to help govern the booming market and improve standards, the Ministry of Transport said on Thursday (May 24).
The amended guidelines for evaluating taxi companies and drivers will take effect on June 1.
According to the guidelines, Read More
BEIJING – Didi Chuxing, the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, announced the launch of the Didi Auto Alliance, or “D-Alliance,” with 31 auto industry partners on April 24. The 31 founding partners span the areas of OEM, parts and components manufacturing, EV services and digital map services, and include: BAIC, Read More
WUHAN – Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (DFG), Banque PSA Finance (BPF, the captive financing and mobility services provider of Groupe PSA) and Dongfeng-Peugeot-Citroën Automobiles (DPCA) signed a tripartite agreement here on March 23 to create a financial leasing joint venture to offer long-term leasing solutions with or without purchase Read More
SHANGHAI – Ctrip, China’s leading online travel agency and one of the world’s largest OTAs, has become the latest company to offer car sharing services in China. The platform began offering shared vehicle rental service on February 14 via its APP, signaling its entry into a field that now has Read More
SHANGHAI – Groupe PSA said in a statement on February 9 that it has acquired a controlling stake in Chinese automotive spare parts distributor Shanghai Jianxin Enterprise Management Co., Ltd. to accelerate the French automaker’s rollout of its aftermarket offerings in China, a market that represents about 130 million vehicles.
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BEIJING – Didi Chuxing on February 7 launched its car-sharing platform, partnering with automakers, new energy transportation infrastructure operators and aftersales service providers, to build an open new energy car-sharing system for the future. The network of strategic partners includes 12 automakers including BAIC BJEV, BYD, Chang’an Automobile Group, Chery Read More
KORLA, Xinjiang – Xinjiang Xin Ruitong Machinery Technology Co., Ltd., an authorized dealer of Volvo Trucks, officially opened a truck service station here on January 25, which is the first service station set up by an imported European truck brand in Korla. Over the past few years, Xinjiang logistics industry Read More
ZHENGZHOU, Henan – China Harmony New Energy Auto Holding Ltd. (Harmony Auto) and China Continent Insurance Co., Ltd. (Continent Insurance) signed a strategy cooperation agreement here on January 15 where they will cooperate in investment and financing, insurance, and innovation exchange. Liu Fenglei, executive director and CEO of Harmony Auto, Read More