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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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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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Hello America: the Chinese are coming, again

GAC Group made history in January by becoming the first Chinese automaker in the 110-year history of the North American International Auto Show to exhibit on the main show floor at the Cobo Center. It had good company surrounding it too: Toyota, Lexus, Hyundai and Volvo are all well-established global

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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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Hello America: the Chinese are coming, again

GAC Group made history this week by becoming the first Chinese automaker in the 110-year history of the North American International Auto Show to exhibit on the main show floor at the Cobo Center. It had good company surrounding it too: Toyota, Lexus, Hyundai and Volvo are all well-established global brands.

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China factor in Paris

No Chinese automaker exhibited at this year’s Paris Motor Show (in fact none had ever done so at the biennial show). But many of the concepts and new models that made their global debuts at the show, which had a heavy European flavor and was home court advantage for the

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China’s luxury vehicle sales in 2015

Audi Even with a 1.4 percent decline, Audi still managed to take home the luxury vehicle sales crown of 2015, delivering 570,889 vehicles. Two main factors contributed to Audi’s negative growth: First, the anti-corruption campaign and more stringent regulations on government vehicle purchase drove Audi out of government vehicle fleets.

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Study: Mercedes-Benz owners in China are wealthiest

Mercedes-Benz owners in China are probably successful and wealthy entrepreneurs while those who drive a Cadillac are likely white-collar workers, according to a brand study recently released. Those were among the attributes associated with owners of eight major luxury car brands in China, according to

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