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Automakers restart production in China

18 February 2020

Automakers across China restarted production this week, after three weeks of shutdowns to help prevent the spread of the COVID19 virus, although most are operating in conditions far from normal.


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily due to the coronavirus, media reports on Monday ( February) said.


just-auto Plus only Toyota provides additional aid for Coronavirus-impacted China

10 February 2020


FAW Volkswagen eyes further growth with 29 new models in 2020

20 January 2020

Chinese car making joint venture FAW-Volkswagen said it planned to launch 29 new vehicle models this year, including six new energy vehicles, as the company looks to continue to outperform in its domestic market.


Hongqi hits annual sales target of 100,000 units in 2019

2 January 2020

FAW Group has announced that total sales of its Hongqi brand in 2019 had exceeded 100,000 units on Dec 26.


just-auto Plus only Xinhua Silk Road: China's iconic sedan brand Hongqi sparkles at Third NEXT Summit (Dubai 2019)

28 November 2019


just-auto Plus only Hongqi unveils new model E115 at Guangzhou Int'l Automobile Exhibition

28 November 2019


Audi launches two electric SUVs in China

25 November 2019

Sino-German car-making joint venture FAW-Volkswagen Audi launched two new battery-powered SUV models last week, as it looks to strengthen the Audi brand's position in the world's largest electric vehicle market. 


AutoGuangzhou 2019 - the world debuts

22 November 2019

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which took place on 22 November at the media preview of AutoGuangzhou 2019.


Grammer inks Changchun Fawsn JV

5 November 2019

Grammer has signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for automotive interior components with Changchun Fawsn Group, an affiliate of FAW Group.


Volkswagen boosts e-mobility drive in China

1 November 2019

The Volkswagen brand says it is boosting its e-mobility offensive in China. Next year, about 300,000 electrified models are already to be handed over to customers.


Grammer evaluates JV with Changchun Fawsn Group

28 October 2019

Grammer says it is in advanced negotiations to establish a joint venture with Changchun Fawsn Group for automotive interior components.


FAW launches ride-hail app

3 October 2019

China's FAW Group has launched ride-hailing app Qimiao Chuxing this week.


Toyota to develop fuel cell models with Chinese JV partners

30 September 2019

Toyota reportedly plans to launch hydrogen fuel cell car models with Chinese partners Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) and FAW Group to boost its presence in the world's biggest vehicle market.


just-auto Plus only FAW and RoboSense to manufacture smart LiDAR sensors for AVs

30 September 2019


Baidu starts public trial of driverless taxis in China

27 September 2019

Baidu has debuted the Apollo Robotaxi in Changsha, Hunan province, with the first batch of 45 self-driving taxis officially starting trial operations on urban roads. Apollo Robotaxi deploys L4 Hongqi EV vehicles jointly developed with Chinese carmaker FAW Group.


FAW launches own ride hailing app in China

24 September 2019

China's FAW Group joined the highly competition local ride-hailing sector this week with the launch of its own ride-hailing app, called Qimiao Chuxing.


Hella expands its cooperation with FAW China

20 September 2019

Hella and China FAW Group (FAW) are intensifying their cooperation.


2019 Frankfurt IAA motor show world premieres list

11 September 2019

The media preview days of the 2019 Frankfurt IAA brought a few surprises. Volkswagen (a camouflaged and altered I.D. Crozz which will be called ID.4), Hyundai (i30 N Project C), FAW (Hongqi S9 & E115 prototypes) and BMW (i Hydrogen Next, and the Concept 4: yes, the one with THAT grille) were among the OEMs showing unheralded vehicles.


FRANKFURT - Byton reveals M-Byte SUV with 48-inch cockpit display

10 September 2019

Byton has unveiled in Frankfurt its M-Byte SUV with an innovative cockpit centred around a 48-inch curved display claimed to be the largest in the industry.


FAW-VW opens new test centre in Changchun

22 August 2019

FAW-Volkswagen, one of Volkswagen’s main Chinese joint ventures, has opened a new US$240m proving ground in Changchun, in the country’s northeastern province of Jilin.


just-auto Plus only JAC,VW, FAW and Star Charge to build charging infrastructure in China

17 July 2019


Foreign carmakers struggle with China NEV quotas

9 July 2019

More than half of the passenger vehicle brands in China did not meet the country's minimum fuel economy requirements last year, according to local reports citing statistics released by the ministry of industry and information technology.


Byton to raise US$500m ahead of production in 2020

13 May 2019

Chinese electric vehicle startup Byton plans to launch a new round of fund raising in the next few months as it prepares to unveil its first production model in the third quarter of the year.


BAIC and Shenyang Motor ink car sharing partnership

13 May 2019

China's Shenyang Motor Group and BAIC Motor announced a new car sharing partnership this week as they look to take on the rapidly expanding Chinese market for car-sharing services.


Volkswagen targets 20m cumulative EV sales by 2028

18 April 2019

Volkswagen plans to have produced 11.6m electric vehicles in China by 2028, the German automaker said.


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.


VW sets China BEV target, plans charger JV, combines R&D

15 April 2019

After launching 14 NEV models there this year, Volkswagen Group said China would produce more than half of its target of 22m BEVs by 2028 and it plans to launch a charging infrastructure.


just-auto Plus only VW Group China sales down 6.3% in Q1 2019

15 April 2019


FAW begins premium push with Hongqi and Bestune

9 April 2019

FAW seems content to see its own brand slide rapidly in China but the opposite is happening with two of its other divisions. Bestune, renamed from Besturn, is flourishing, as is Hongqi and there are some intriguing future models not too far away.

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FAW news

Automakers restart production in China

18 February 2020

Automakers across China restarted production this week, after three weeks of shutdowns to help pr...


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily...


just-auto Plus only Toyota provides more aid for Coronavirus in China

10 February 2020

Previously, Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) President Akio Toyoda made clear the policy to &quo...


FAW Volkswagen eyes growth with 29 new models

20 January 2020

Chinese car making joint venture FAW-Volkswagen said it planned to launch 29 new vehicle models t...


Hongqi hits target of 100,000 units ahead of time

2 January 2020

FAW Group has announced that total sales of its Hongqi brand in 2019 had exceeded 100,000 units o...


just-auto Plus only Hongqi sparkles at third NEXT summit (Dubai 2019)

28 November 2019

Hongqi, an iconic sedan brand under China's leading automaker FAW Group, is making a sparklin...



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