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BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.


China steals a march on rivals in Iran

27 April 2018

Since the lifting of sanctions on Iran in early 2016 the country’s automotive industry has recovered significantly with latest figures compiled by QUBE, just-auto’s research portal, showing that light vehicle production increased by 13.6% in the Iranian year 1396 (equivalent to 21st March 2017-20th March 2018) to 1.51 million units. This is just shy of the country’s all-time record of just over 1.6 million recorded in 1390. 


Punch Powertrain on a rapid growth track

19 September 2017

Punch Powertrain is a transmission supplier that’s creeping up on the rails of the more established suppliers such as Aisin, JATCO and ZF and is providing them with stiff competition. Since 2013 it’s achieved average annual growth of around 50% and has plans to take its capacity from 1.2 million units at the end of this year to over 3 million units by 2020. It’s headquartered at Sint-Truiden in Belgium and is a major supplier of CVTs to Chinese domestic OEMs from its manufacturing plant in Nanjing, China. 


Briefing: Iran's auto industry (1)

24 March 2016

Through a review of seven years of Iranian light vehicle production data, just-auto provides an understanding of the automotive industry’s current situation and identifies trends and opportunities in the sector that are now available. This is the first instalment in March's management briefing.

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INTERVIEW: Magna International's Guenther Apfalter

13 March 2012

Magna International has just announced 2011 full year net income of US$1bn, although European vehicle production fell by 4%. Magna International Europe and Magna Steyr Group president Guenther Apfalter talked to Simon Warburton at company headquarters south of Vienna about challenges in Europe and the direction the company is headed.


DR Motor outlines Termini Imerese plans

24 February 2011

A third automotive company - DR Motor - has shown its hand at the last minute expressing an interest in moving into part of Fiat's Termini Imerese plant in Sicily, as the Italian and Sicilian governments prepare to divide up EUR450m (US$621m) in grants for the site


Interview with Chrysler's Murtaugh

3 March 2008

Mark Bursa meets Phil Murtaugh, the man who built the foundations of GM’s China business, and who’s now looking to repeat the trick for Chrysler.


New Chrysler's new world order

3 October 2007

Emerging markets are very much on the agenda for newly independent Chrysler Group. International sales VP Thomas Hausch tells Mark Bursa how the company is planning ahead and acting on a leaner, faster basis under Cerberus ownership.

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Chery Jaguar Land Rover expands its Changshu plant

22 June 2018

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive (CJLR) is about to put its Changshu Plant Phase II into operation. Phase II will add 70,000 units to annual capacity. The Jaguar E-Pace will be the first product of Phase II.


Chery eyes export with China One Belt One Road

19 June 2018

Chery says exporting its products is a key priority as China looks to capitalise on the government-led Belt and Road (BRI) initiative aiming to open up the vast country to new markets.


China's struggling Chery Automobile up for sale

5 June 2018

Major shareholders of Chery Automobile Company plan to raise CNY20bn (US$3.12bn) by selling a controlling stake in the struggling Chinese automaker, according to local reports.


CAOA (Chery) may become a new Brazilian brand

9 April 2018

The Brazilian press launch of the new Chery Tiggo 2 was accompanied by a little surprise.


just-auto Plus only Chery/Baidu developed Arrizo 5 revealed at CES

15 January 2018

On 9 January 2018, CES, the world's largest and most influential technology exhibition, opened in Las Vegas. Chery Arrizo 5, based on Baidu's Apollo automatic driving platform, attracted global attention. The special Arrizo 5 is a self-driving car...


just-auto Plus only Chery exports grew 22.3% in 2017

8 January 2018

As an overseas business card of Chinese automobile, Chery has rooted, regardless of products, brand, service and marketing, into the overseas markets, covering over 80 countries and regions, building 10 overseas production bases and 1,500 sales and service...


just-auto Plus only C-NCAP scores Chery Tiggo7 five-star rating

2 January 2018

China Automotive Technology and Research Centre (CATARC) released the evaluation results in the fourth batch of C-NCAP models and second batch of vehicle-mounted children restraint system. As the most representative model of Chery, Tiggo7 received five-star...


just-auto Plus only Asean NCAP announces four new crash test results

19 December 2017

The New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (Asean NCAP) has announced four new crash test results for the 4th Quarter of 2017. These results are the second set to be released under a new protocol for 2017-2020 using a single rating system...


just-auto Plus only Chery/Linkmotion to develop technology platform

15 December 2017

NQ Mobile a leading global provider of mobile internet services, announced that its subsidiary, Linkmotion Holdings ("Linkmotion") has signed a new partnership with Chery Automotive ("Chery").  Chery's Prospective Technology...


Chery seeks buyer for 25% Qoros equity

27 November 2017

Chinese OEM Chery is trying to sell half of its equity in Qoros (which amounts to 25% of the whole company), its under-performing JV and premium car brand.


First Global NCAP South Africa results poor

22 November 2017

The first Global NCAP independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa's most popular compact and small cars has delivered poor results, as expected for markets where cars are sold with less standard safety equipment than in Europe. The crashworthiness results of the five cars tested show a wide range of safety performance, from four to zero stars for adult protection, with the lowest ratings resulting in a high probability of life threatening injury in a road crash.


Chery inks strategic cooperation with CAOA Group

14 November 2017

The Brazilian group CAOA and Chery have signed a cooperation accord in order to start CAOA Chery. The deal is valued at around US$60m.


just-auto Plus only Chery steps in new intelligence era with WWW+ plan

13 November 2017

Chery Automobile released its “WWW+ plan” in Beijing and announced to open its strategic global market blueprint in the new intelligence era. As an important step and actual action in this big strategic layout, Chery Automobile signed a strategic...


just-auto Plus only Chery developing its intelligent networking tech

7 November 2017

Cloudrive, driverless cars, V2X (Vehicle to X), these intelligent technologies may only exist in your imagination, but today they are already leading the tide of technological innovation in the global automobile industry. As a leading Chinese automobile brand,...


SsangYong tries Brazil for a third time

26 September 2017

Brazilian group JLJ has officially taken over import, marketing, distribution and after sales support of SsangYong vehicles for a 10 year period, renewable thereafter in five year chunks.


Iranian car output up 22% in five months

19 September 2017

Fresh data on Iranian car production showed a 21.8% growth during the first five months of the current fiscal year that started in March, a local report said.


just-auto Plus only Chery launches Exeed TX at IAA

18 September 2017

At the 67th IAA Cars Frankfurt/Main, Chery launched the high-end product family “Exeed” and its first model Exeed TX. An the launch conference, general manager of Chery Automobile Dr. Chen Anning said that Exeed is one new high-end product family...


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


Chery to launch new brand, SUV, at Frankfurt

16 August 2017

Chery Automobile said it would start sales of passenger cars in Europe within the next few years under a new brand.


just-auto Plus only Chery to unveil new SUV model at Frankfurt show

16 August 2017

The annual Frankfurt Auto Show is about to open in September this year, to which Chery will bring a high-quality class A+ SUV. This SUV model, internally known as M31T, is the first of Chery’s all-new 3.0 product matrix. By unveiling this SUV model in...


just-auto Plus only Chery presents new G3 high-performance engine

24 July 2017

Of the many leading technologies of Chery, its engine technology has received longstanding praise. In June this year, G3 high-performance engine of Chery rolled off line, whose major technical indicators match those of same-class world-luxury-brand engines,...


JLR opens Chery JV China engine plant

21 July 2017

Jaguar Land Rover has opened a Chinese engine plant as part of its RMB10.9bn (US$1.6bn) joint venture with Chery Automobile to manufacture the Ingenium 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine for future Chery JLR vehicles.


Jaguar to build E-Pace in China

17 July 2017

Having announced more details of the upcoming E-Pace compact SUV, and that it will be assembled for most markets under contract by Magna Steyr, Jaguar said the car would will also be manufactured at the Chery Jaguar Land Rover plant in Changshu "exclusively for Chinese customers" with sales starting in China in 2018.


just-auto Plus only Chery exports rise 61.5% in H1 2017

17 July 2017

As the benchmark enterprise for overseas development of China automobile brands, Chery has maintained its position as the bestselling China passenger vehicle brand in overseas market for 14 consecutive years. As Chery 2.0 Strategy continues its...


Daimler and Chery agree EV brand name use

14 July 2017

Daimler and Chery have formally agreed on the usage of the EQ/eQ brand name for their respective new energy vehicle (NEV) products and brands.


Qoros finds new investor

28 June 2017

Investment firm Quantum and Wuhu Chery Automobile Investment Co Ltd have agreed to sell a controlling stake in their Shanghai-based car-making joint venture Qoros Automotive Co Ltd to an undisclosed Chinese investor, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Chery Brazil plant successfully rolls out Tiggo 2

30 May 2017

On 19 May 2017 a grand off-line ceremony was held in Brazil factory for Tiggo 2, an annual significant model of Chery automobile. Thomas Wang and Curi, respectively the general manager and vice-general manager of Chery Brazil, and all the other staff of Brazil...


just-auto Plus only Chery Tiggo 7 all set to enter overseas market

23 May 2017

Following the successive launches of the Tiggo 2 worldwide, Chery has unveiled a new masterpiece work overseas in an effort to beef up its product layout and expand in the global market. On 18 April 2017, the first station of the Chery Tiggo 7 global media...


just-auto Plus only Chery launches Arrizo 5 in Tunisia

12 May 2017

On 8 May 2017, Chery launched the Arrizo 5, its first model under the company’s Strategy 2.0. The event took place at the Club House of the Gammarth Golf Residence in Tunisia. Counselor Zhan Xiaobo from the Chinese Embassy in Tunisia, president HE...


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.

Chery news

Chery Jaguar Land Rover expands its Changshu plant

22 June 2018

Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive (CJLR) is about to put its Changshu Plant Phase II into operat...


Chery eyes export with China One Belt One Road

19 June 2018

Chery says exporting its products is a key priority as China looks to capitalise on the governmen...


China's struggling Chery Automobile up for sale

5 June 2018

Major shareholders of Chery Automobile Company plan to raise CNY20bn (US$3.12bn) by selling a con...


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press...


China steals a march on rivals in Iran

27 April 2018

Since the lifting of sanctions on Iran in early 2016 the country's automotive industry has recove...


CAOA (Chery) may become a new Brazilian brand

9 April 2018

The Brazilian press launch of the new Chery Tiggo 2 was accompanied by a little surprise. On t...



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