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2017 CADA Annual Convention: China exhibiting characteristics of a mature auto market

SUZHOU, Jiangsu – China’s auto market is exhibiting characteristics of a mature automobile market, according to Shen Jinjun, president of China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). Shen made the comments in his opening speech at the 2017 China Automobile Dealers Industry Development Forum here on November 14, part of the 2017

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How Lincoln got its way in China with the Lincoln Way (II)

China has turned into a second large pillar of revenue and profit for Ford Motor Co. There were a couple of encouraging trends in Ford’s China sales performance in 2016. First, sales of its SUVs – EcoSport, Kuga, Everest, and Explorer – continued to be strong. A second bright spot

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How Lincoln got its way in China with the Lincoln Way

China has turned into a second large pillar of revenue and profit for Ford Motor Co. There were a couple of encouraging trends in Ford’s China sales performance in 2016. First, sales of its SUVs – EcoSport, Kuga, Everest, and Explorer – continued to be strong. A second bright spot

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Confidence is golde

The 2015 China Automobile Dealers Industry Annual Meeting, organized by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA), was held on November 5-7 in Xiamen, Fujian Province. More than 2,000 executives and officials representing government institutions, associations, OEMs, new and used car dealers, service providers as well as members of the media

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Five behaviors may violate auto industry anti-monopoly rules

XIAMEN, Fujian – Five behaviors from OEMs and dealers may violate anti-monopoly rules in the auto industry, according to Xu Xinyu, director of No. 2 section of investigation at the Price Supervision Inspection & Anti-Monopoly Bureau under the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). Xu made the comments at the

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Huang Yonghe: Auto industry confronting four “new normals”

The auto industry is confronting four “new normals,”according to Huang Yonghe, chief engineer and director of policy research at the Tianjin-based China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC). The four “new normals” Huang referred to were vehicle registration and operation restrictions, anti-monopoly, parallel import and public disclosure of automotive repair

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The era of e-commerce, connected vehicles and green mobility

Happy New Year! With 2014 behind us, it is tough to conclude with one or two things that have shaped the industry. There have been many significant news and events over the past year. China remained as the world’s largest new vehicle market with sales topping 23 million units. There

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China fines Chrysler, Audi on monopoly charges

BEIJING — China on Thursday announced it will fine Audi $40.5 million and Chrysler $5.2 million in a sweeping anti-monopoly probe of the auto industry that has prompted complaints foreign businesses are being treated unfairly. Regulators have launched probes of global automakers, technology

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China said to consider relaxing rules for car dealers

Chinese authorities are considering relaxing restrictions on car dealers so they would be able to sell vehicles from multiple brands in the same store, people familiar with the matter said. The Ministry of Commerce, responsible for regulation governing auto sales, met with dealers and carmakers last week to discuss changes

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