STUTTGART – Porsche said in a statement on March 29 that it will begin shipping cars made in Germany to China via rail transport in addition to the normal sea transportation, cutting shipment to just 20 days.
The move means that some vehicles will travel to customers in China via the Read More
BYD e6 cars in Thailand
BANGKOK – BYD said in a statement on August 16 that it has delivered 101 pure electric e6 taxis to the capital city of Thailand with another 1,000 more to come, elevating the Chinese EV maker to the number one position in the country’s market for Read More
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LOS ANGELES – BYD is planning a 100,000 sq. ft. warehouse behind its manufacturing plant in Lancaster, located in the desert northeast of Los Angeles. The Chinese company has invested in additional land there for more expansion, as well.
The moves are part of BYD’s ambitious plans for Read More
Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD said on August 13 that it has won the bid to supply the U.S. State of Georgia’s Statewide Contracts for Public Mass Transit & Transportation Vehicles, specifically for battery electric buses.
The resulting statewide contract will be a “convenience” source for all State of Georgia governmental Read More
[ UPDATE 20180910 ] Ford recently announced that it has scrapped plans to import Chinese-made Ford Focus back into the U.S.
On a day when industry icon Sergio Marchionne passed away, foreign automakers including the U.S. Big Three reported some somber numbers in their second-quarter earnings as far as profitability in Read More
The swift move by the Ministry of Finance on May 22 to cut import tariffs for automobiles and components (see China reduces import tariffs for autos to 15 percent, components tariffs cut to 6 percent), coming just 42 days after President Xi Jinping vowed at the Bo’ao Forum for Asia Read More
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – GAC Motor said in a statement on June 8 that it will open a separate 1,000-square-meter showroom later this month in Dubai, officially launching sales of GS4 and GS8 SUVs in the United Arab Emirates market. The company is also to offer promotional deals such Read More
ABUJA, Nigeria – GAC Motor recently delivered 150 units of the Trumpchi GA3S sedans to the Nigerian police force in the Nigerian capital city of Abuja, which were purchased and donated by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation, GAC Motor said in a statement on June 4. It Read More
BYD signed a deal on May 21 with Brazilian garbage collection agency Corpus Saneamento e Obras Ltd. to deliver 200 pure electric heavy-duty garbage trucks to Brazil, the largest partnership of its kind for the company in Latin America. The collaboration will see the first 20 BYD T8A trucks delivered Read More
NEW DELHI – SAIC Motor’s MG Motors India unit is investing INR50 billion by 2025 in India and plans to introduce one new model each year from 2019 to 2021. The investment will be made for plant upgradation, building model line-up and dealerships across the country. The brand’s first SUV Read More