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BMW Brilliance’s new high-voltage battery plant to supply batteries for upcoming iX3

SHENYANG, Liaoning – BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) broke ground on May 28 for Phase II expansion of its high-voltage battery center, just seven months after Phase I opened. At the “High-Voltage Battery Center Phase II,” BBA will produce the new, more powerful batteries of the fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology for

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Never say never: BMW and Great Wall to form JV in China to produce MINI electric vehicles

BEIJING – BMW Group and Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd. signed a letter of intent on February 23 in Beijing to form a joint venture in China to exclusively produce MINI electric vehicles, the companies said in separate statements. The next steps, according to BMW Group, will be to agree on

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Ouch! Audi feels the pain in China as it gambles on two-partner strategy gain

Tumbling sales, unhappy and hostile Chinese dealers, a Chinese map gaffe and agitated senior executives. Just about anything that can go wrong is going wrong all of a sudden for Audi in China, where it has enjoyed being the market leader in luxury vehicles ever since it entered the country

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China’s luxury vehicle market to see huge shuffle in 2017 as competition gets white hot

According to data from CBU Analytics, China registered 2.18 million premium brand passenger vehicles in 2016, up 15.61 percent, accounting for 9.06 percent of total passenger vehicle registration volume in the year. Nearly two-thirds of the premium brand vehicles registered were locally produced. In December, premium brand passenger vehicle registration

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