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China’s premium car market in 2017: Sales top 2.57 million units, some dealers earn more than £¤100 million

Who was the winner? It depends In December 2017, 12 premium car brands sold 247,375 vehicles in China, up 23.4 percent year-on-year and 4 percent more than the previous month. Total sales for 2017 were 2,574,689 units, up 18.4 percent. In 2018, the premium car market is expected to continue

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Jaguar Land Rover opens engine plant in China

CHANGSHU, Jiangsu – Jaguar Land Rover opened its Chinese engine plant here on July 21 as part of its ¥10.9 billion joint venture with Chery. The state-of-the-art facility is British carmaker’s only engine plant outside Britain and will manufacture the all-new Ingenium 2.0L four-cylinder petrol engine for future Chery Jaguar

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Can the more expensive All-New Discovery attract more Chinese consumers with its emotion?

Land Rover launched its All-New Discovery in China on March 2. The 5th generation of the model is given high expectations. At a starting price of ¥798,000 ($116,000) for the 3.0L S version all the way up to ¥1,108,000 for the Limited Launch Edition, the All-New Discovery is more expensive

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October Mercedes-Benz end-user sales in China surpass BMW, SUVs drive super luxury segment

According to data from CBU Analytics, relying on strong growth of several main models like the C-Class, Mercedes-Benz registration volume reached 41,239 units in October, up 26.72 percent, and surpassed BMW’s end-user sales in October. Meanwhile, Mercedes-Benz sales from January to October reached 387,189 units, or 104.94 percent of

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Market heats up with blockbuster models as September rolls around

It’s only early September but the market has already witnessed the launch of several blockbuster models in the run up to the so-called “Golden September Silver October” season when sales significantly pick up pace from the weak summer months. Within the last 10 days of August, three models made their

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Chery looks to the future with new concept, brand vision and international team

BEIJING – The biggest highlight of Chery Night held on April 20 here prior to the start of Auto China 2016 was not the Future Vision 2030 (FV2030) concept, but rather the fact that the entire event was almost entirely presented in English by expatriate executives. Pretty unusual for a

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Murray Dietsch named as president of Chery Jaguar Land Rover

BEIJING – Murray Dietsch, former vehicle line director at Chery Jaguar Land Rover, was named as the joint venture’s new president, Chery Jaguar Land Rover announced on September 7. Chen Xuefeng, former executive vice president for manufacturing at the JV, was appointed the next executive vice president.  Dietsch will succeed

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Chery Jaguar Land Rover to expand Changshu plant

CHANGSHU, Jiangsu – Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co., Ltd. will invest ¥6.67 billion ($1.07 billion) in upgrading its existing production line and building the second assembly workshop, reported Internet Info Agency. After completion of the plant expansion, the joint venture’s output capacity will be increased from 130,000 to 200,000 vehicles

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