Chinese regulators have launched a new series of anti-trust investigations into foreign automakers...
by Melissa M. Chan | Sep 18, 2012
As the presence of cars in China grows, foreign automakers have tried to tap into the market’s increasing demand. Despite the recent slump in auto sales as consumers wait for discounts, Chinese automakers are cutting corners to...
by Melissa M. Chan | Sep 9, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports economic relations between China and Japan could be hurt due to the tension over the soverignty Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea: China said Japan must meet it halfway in a longstanding...
by Melissa M. Chan | May 22, 2012
As more and more auto makers are gearing their products towards China, Nissan is also expanding their luxury car market to China, and they are aiming for 10% of the market despite being one of the late-comers into China’s auto...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 8, 2011
After nurturing rapid expansion of its automotive industry for years, China appears ready to make a U-turn, shifting its emphasis from quantity to quality. From The New York Times: Lu Shize, director of air pollution control at...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 19, 2010
From the New York Times: The Chinese government, determined to become a world leader in green technology, says it plans to invest billions of dollars over the next few years to develop electric and hybrid vehicles. The...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 18, 2010
From the New York Times: Workers at an auto parts factory in Tianjin, China, run by a Chinese subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei, which is 42 percent owned by Toyota Motor, went on strike Thursday and have not returned to their jobs, a...
by Sophie Beach | May 28, 2010
The New York Times has more on the strike at the Honda auto parts factory and its impact for workers in China: A strike at an auto-parts factory owned by Honda in southern China has unexpectedly become a cause célèbre in the...
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