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Geely’s “Mercedes” dream and Great Wall’s “MINI” love

The Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dog started out with a bang for the Chinese auto industry. And that is a gross understatement considering that two blockbuster news events happened on the same day on February 23, the eighth day into the New Year and second day back to work

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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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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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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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Dr. Johann Wieland appointed new president and CEO of BMW-Brilliance

MUNICH/BEIJING – BMW Group and Brilliance Automotive (China) Holding Ltd. have jointly appointed Dr. Johann Wieland as the new President and CEO of BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd. (BMW-Brilliance), effective October 1, 2016. Dr. Anton Heiss, the current President and CEO of BMW-Brilliance and former Senior Vice President Technology and

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Jochen Goller moves to BMW-Brilliance

SHENYANG, Liaoning – Jochen Goller has been appointed as executive vice president for sales and marketing of , succeeding Peter van Binsbergen, according to a BMW Group press release. Goller, 48, has headed up the MINI brand since 2013. During his 15-year career with BMW Group, he was previously

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