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2019 Chengdu motor show - Wey VV7 GT

21 August 2019

By no means a major Chinese motor show, nonetheless the annual event in Chengdu is usually the venue for quite a few world premieres. This year's CDMS is no exception and just-auto's list of expected and confirmed world debuts will be updated over the coming weeks as press preview day draws closer.


PSA-Dongfeng plans plant and headcount axe - report

12 August 2019

PSA Group and local partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a desperate bid to curb mounting losses as the world’s largest auto market tanks.


Dongfeng mulls sale of Peugeot stake

12 August 2019

China's state-owned Dongfeng Motor is considering selling its stake in PSA Group as both companies continued to struggle in the world's largest vehicle market, according to Bloomberg.


Dongfeng Motor considers EV production in Egypt

5 July 2019

Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM) is considering producing electric vehicles in Egypt, according to reports in China, citing a statement released by the Egyptian ministry of industry and trade.


Dongfeng and Maxion break ground for China aluminium wheel plant

7 June 2019

Maxion Wheels has held a groundbreaking ceremony with its new joint venture partner, Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group at the future site of their 22,000 sq m plant in Suizhou, China.


Venucia looks to future models for a sales turnaround

29 May 2019

As with many brands, Dongfeng Nissan's affordable vehicles division isn't having a great 2019, Venucia's wholesale deliveries in the Chinese market dropping by 31.1% for the year to the end of April, according to CAAM. Can the promise of new models turn things around?


Honda CEO sets out automaker's EV stall and global model rationalisation

8 May 2019

In a speech spelling out the future direction that the company will take, including its plans for electrification, Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo has announced a new model programme which will reduce the total number of trim and option variants of global models to one-third by 2025 compared to now.


Nissan China sales drop 2.9% in April 2019

8 May 2019


Nissan makes management changes in North America

25 April 2019

Airton Cousseau will be senior vice president, marketing and sales, at Nissan North America from 1 June.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.


Dongfeng Honda opens its third auto plant in Wuhan

15 April 2019

Dongfeng Honda Automobile a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, held an opening ceremony to commemorate the completion of construction of its third automobile plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.


Nissan China sales rise 8.2% in March 2019

10 April 2019


Dongfeng and Maxion Wheels to form new aluminium wheel JV

15 March 2019

Maxion Wheels is to form a new passenger car aluminium wheel joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group, one of China’s largest automotive parts companies.


Infiniti China names new president of Dongfeng Infiniti

4 March 2019


Dongfeng Trucks launches next gen trucks in China

21 January 2019


Nissan China sales up 2.9% in 2018

7 January 2019


Dongfeng Motor future vehicles

2 January 2019

Even though full-year numbers aren't yet in, it's fair to say Dongfeng didn't have the best 2018. As at 30 November, Chinese market deliveries numbered 401,346, ranking it below Roewe, but even with a 49% drop for that month, it was at least a stronger performer than either Beijing Auto or Chery Auto.


2018 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

19 November 2018

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which appeared at the 2018 edition of AutoGuangzhou.


Nissan Altima makes its China debut at Guangzhou Motor Show 2018

16 November 2018


Paris - Renault expands electrification

2 October 2018

On the eve of the Paris show's first press day, Renault group chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a new, affordable urban electric vehicle for 2019, coming first to China, and new hybrid and plug-in hybrid options for three models in 2020.


PSA Group and Dongfeng launch car sharing service in Wuhan

1 October 2018


Donfeng and CATL establish Dongfeng Amperex

20 September 2018


Nissan China sales up 4% in August 2018

6 September 2018


Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.


Dongfeng Nissan commences production of Sylphy EV

29 August 2018

The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, the first Nissan electric car made for China, has begun rolling off the production line at Dongfeng Nissan's Huadu plant.


Dongfeng accelerates 'Green 2022 Plan'

14 August 2018

Dongfeng Motor (DFL) has announced that it will accelerate the "Green 2022 Plan" rollout with a focus on green products, production and materials reuse.


Dongfeng Nissan expanding its CPO vehicle business in China

10 August 2018


Nissan China sales up 2% in July 2018

7 August 2018


PSA announces changes to supervisory board

24 July 2018

Groupe PSA has appointed Li Shaozhu as Dongfeng Motor International (DFG) as permanent representative to replace Liu Weidong, who has resigned.


Nissan China sales up 10.4% in June 2018

6 July 2018

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Dongfeng news

2019 Chengdu motor show - Wey VV7 GT

21 August 2019

By no means a major Chinese motor show, nonetheless the annual event in Chengdu is usually the ve...


PSA-Dongfeng plans plant and worker axe - report

12 August 2019

PSA Group and local partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop...


Dongfeng mulls sale of Peugeot stake

12 August 2019

China's state-owned Dongfeng Motor is considering selling its stake in PSA Group as both comp...


Dongfeng Motor considers EV production in Egypt

5 July 2019

Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM) is considering producing electric vehicles in Egypt, according t...


Dongfeng/Maxion break ground on new wheel plant

7 June 2019

Maxion Wheels has held a groundbreaking ceremony with its new joint venture partner, Dongfeng Mot...


Venucia looks to future models to arrest decline

29 May 2019

As with many brands, Dongfeng Nissan's affordable vehicles division isn't having a great 2019, Ve...



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