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Detlev von Platen: China an important market for Porsche in size and in strategy

SHANGHAI – China is the biggest individual market for Porsche globally. The Porsche Macan is the bestselling model for the sports car maker in China and on a global basis. Those are enough reasons for Porsche to hold the global debut of the New Macan in Shanghai, where Porsche China is

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Despite no-shows, Auto China 2018 still shows key trends in HDT industry

As several features of this week’s issue point out, the number of heavy-duty truck manufacturers participating at this year’s Auto China 2018 in April reached a historical low: four. Just eight heavy-duty trucks were displayed by Foton-Daimler, SAIC-IVECO-Hongyan, Beiben and JMC Heavy-Duty. Together with just one other commercial vehicle manufacturer (Changjiang,

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Roundup of heavy-duty truck engines at Auto China 2018: China 6 engines dominate, max horsepower reaches 560

Not that many commercial vehicle manufacturers exhibited at Auto China 2018 this year, and even those that were there did not exhibit as great a variety of products as expected. In fact the number of commercial vehicles on display might have been the smallest in the history of the Beijing

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China VI emissions standards for diesel vehicles to take effect January 1, 2020

BEIJING – China’s Stage 6 (China 6) emissions standards for diesel vehicles is expected to go into effect nationwide on January 1, 2020, according to the Limits and Measurement Methods (China Phase VI) for Emissions from Compression-Ignition and Spark-Ignition Engines and Automobiles (Draft to Solicit Comments) released by the Ministry

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