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New GB1589-2016 on vehicle dimension, axle load and mass limits goes into effect

The much-awaited GB1589-2016, or Limits for Dimensions, Axle Loads and Masses of Automobiles, Trailers and Combination Vehicles, was approved and published by the Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and the Standards Administration of China (SAC) on July 26 and went into effect on the same day. GB1589-2016

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Beijing-Benz recalls 14,208 locally-made E-Classes

BEIJING – Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (Beijing-Benz) started to recall 14,208 Chinese-made Mercedes-Benz E-Class vehicles on July 24 due to a faulty in engine, according to a statement of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ). The vehicles were made between January 8, 2015 and April

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March 15 Gala, Sagitar Axle Gate and industry supervisio

Automakers again highlighted this year’s 3/15 Gala, CCTV’s investigative special that airs annually on March 15 aimed at exposing alleged corporate misconducts on China’s Consumer Rights Day. The unlucky winners this year on CCTV were Dongfeng-Nissan, Shanghai-Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz, whose 4S dealerships reportedly overcharged customers. Land Rover was singled out

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