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CHINA: Changan’s sales up 18% in H1; sales of Japanese JVs drop

19 July 2013

CHINA: Ford H1 sales rise 47%

5 July 2013

Ford China's sales in the first half of 2013 soared 47% year on year to 407,721 units, driven by continued strong demand for the Focus, Kuga and Transit, the automaker said. June sales rose 44% to 75,254.

CHINA: Mazda June sales slide 31.2%

5 July 2013

Mazda and its Chinese joint ventures sold 11,108 cars in the country in June, down 31.2% year on year, the said.

CHINA: Changan fails to take over Yunnei Power

4 July 2013

CHINA: Dongfeng has "no comment" on PSA share buy rumours

4 July 2013

A spokesman for Dongfeng Motor has reportedly told a Chinese newspaper that the state-controlled firm has no comment to make over rumours of it buying into PSA Peugeot Citroën.

CHINA: Ford boosts engine capacity with new Chongqing plant

20 June 2013

Ford has officially opened its new US$500m new engine plant in Chongqing at its Chinese joint venture with Changan Ford Automobile (CAF).

EXCLUSIVE: Volvo S60L pre-production starts in Chengdu

10 June 2013

Volvo Cars' new Chengdu plant in China's Sichuan province has begun building pre-production versions of the S60L, a special long wheelbase model.

CHINA: Ford’s May wholesales rise 45% on record sales of passenger vehicles

6 June 2013

CHINA: Changan Ford achieves strong sales growth in Q1; intends to expand sales network

4 June 2013

CHINA: SAIC-GM-Wuling recalls 10,856 units of Baojun 630 over brake issues

4 June 2013

CHINA: Ford’s April sales jump 37%

10 May 2013

Ford China sales continued to climb in April, selling 75,331 wholesale vehicles, an increase of 37% compared to April 2012, bringing year to date sales to 261,927 wholesales, up 49% on last year.

CHINA: Changan’s net profit grows significantly to US$88.41m in Q1

3 May 2013

CHINA: Changan plans car with Mazda technology

23 April 2013

Chongqing Changan Automobile will soon launch in China a car model it co-developed with Mazda using technology provided by its Japanese partner, Mazda executives said.

SHANGHAI: Global debuts list [Final version with additional cars & updated descriptions]

22 April 2013

Details of concepts and new models which made their global debuts on Saturday 20 April at Auto Shanghai's media preview day.

CHINA: Changan Mazda’s R&D centre to commence operations in 2013

22 April 2013

CHINA: Changan’s Q1 net profit jumps by more than 230%

15 April 2013

CHINA: China car sales up 13.5% in March

12 April 2013

Chinese automakers' sales of sedans/hatchbacks, SUVs, MPVs and microvans grew 13.5% year-on-year to 1.58m units in March.

CHINA: Ford’s March sales jump 65% to 81,387 units

10 April 2013

Ford China set sales records in March, selling 81,387 wholesale vehicles for the month, a 65% increase from last year, bringing first quarter sales to a record-breaking 186,596 wholesale vehicles, up 54% from the first quarter of 2012.

CHINA: Changan plans to invest more than US$4.79bn into R&D by 2015

9 April 2013

CHINA: Changan PSA’s new president to take charge in April

9 April 2013

CHINA: Changan-Ford EcoSport SUV launched; price starts from US$15,241

20 March 2013


19 March 2013

Ford sees no reason why near-record fuel prices should make now a bad time to be launching a new SUV. Quite the opposite, in fact, as Glenn Brooks learned on the UK market launch of the abstemious new Kuga.

CHINA: Small MPV Changan Eulove rolls off assembly line in Nanjing

15 March 2013

CHINA: Changan’s sales more than double to 41,028 units in January

15 March 2013

CHINA: Changan wins Chongqing’s best new product awards

15 March 2013

CHINA: Changan to recall CS35 vehicles over mixing of water into fuel

11 March 2013

CHINA: Ford’s February sales up 7% to 43,642 wholesale vehicles

6 March 2013

CHINA: Mazda JVs' sales down 19.4%

4 March 2013

Mazda Motor and JVs with partners Changan and FAW sold 29,501 cars in China during the first two months of the year, down 19.4% year on year.

CHINA: Shanghai-GM leads passenger car market in January

22 February 2013

Automotive sales in China jumped 46.38% year on year to 2,034,500 units in January 2013. The passenger car market grew 48.68% to 1,725,500 units in the month, while bus and truck sales increased 34.75% to 309,000 units.

CHINA: Hankook launches tyre production at Chongqing plant

20 February 2013








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