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Xu Liuping: My first priority at FAW is to elevate its independent innovation capabilities

CHANGCHUN, Jilin – Xu Liuping’s first priority as chairman and Party secretary of FAW Group is to go all out to develop the company’s independent brand business and elevate its independent innovation capabilities. The former chairman of China South Industries Group and subsidiary Chang’an Automobile Group made the comments on

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Chinese brands to eventually dominate Chinese auto market

MACAU – China’s automobile market will eventually be dominated by Chinese independent brands, predicted Xiao Yong, vice president in charge of sales at GAC Motor Co., Ltd. Xiao made the comments at the 6th China (Macau) – Asia Pacific Auto Summit and Self-Owned Brand Industrial Development Forum organized by

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BAIC’s expansion binge: beware of mounting debt

Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd. (BAIC) began rolling off the first vehicles at its Huanghua production base in Cangzhou, Hebei Province on December 26, some eight months after production was originally scheduled to begin. The Huanghua production base, with an investment of over ¥10 billion ($1.64 billion) and annual output

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Chery and Jaguar Land Rover break ground for $1.75 billion JV

CHANGSHU, Jiangsu – Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) laid the foundation stone for their joint venture manufacturing facility here on November 18 just a month after receiving formal approval for the JV in October and eight months after the two companies had formally announced they would

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