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CNH and FAW revive Iveco talks

6 January 2021

CNH Industrial is again in talks with FAW over the future of truckmaker Iveco, the Italian-American group said after sources had told Reuters it had revived previously aborted negotiations.


just-auto Plus only Renesas and FAW establish joint laboratory to accelerate development of next-generation smart vehicles for China's automotive market

18 December 2020


just-auto Plus only China Automotive Systems registers record high monthly shipments to commercial vehicle market in China

4 December 2020


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen commences climate-friendly MEB production at Foshan and Anting plants

30 November 2020


2020 Guangzhou motor show world debuts

23 November 2020

Below is just-auto.com's list of global debuts at Auto Guangzhou 2020.


Volkswagen launches production of e-drive in China

17 November 2020

Volkswagen launched production in China of its first electric vehicle drive module designed specifically for electric vehicles based on its MEB platform, as it looks to increase its exposure to the world's largest electric vehicle market.


China sales rise 12.5% in October

11 November 2020

China's new vehicle market continued to recover in October 2020, with sales rising by 12.5% to 2.57m units from 2.29m units in the same month of last year, based on passenger car and commercial vehicle wholesale data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).


FAW to invest heavily to develop Hongqi brand

3 November 2020

FAW Group announced plans to invest CNY210bn (US$31bn) to develop its Hongqi brand into a leading global premium automotive brand in the long term.


just-auto Plus only Audi and FAW establish new company to produce electric vehicles in China

14 October 2020


just-auto Plus only Livox, Zhito and FAW Jiefang collaborate on heavy truck lidar

12 October 2020


FAW Iveco talks on hold - report

30 September 2020

Chinese state-owned car maker FAW Group had held talks to acquire Italian truck group Iveco earlier this year but these had now been put on hold, two Reuters sources said.


2020 Beijing motor show - the world premieres

30 September 2020

Following two media days and two trade days, AutoChina 2020 opened to the public today, 30 September. Below is a list of world premieres.


Audi eyes EV JV with China partner - reports

28 September 2020

Volkswagen Group premium brand Audi is in talks with long-term partner FAW Group about creating a second joint venture to build electric cars on its PPE platform in China, Reuters said, citing a weekend report in Germany's Automobilwoche.


VW and China JVs to spend EUR15bn on EVs by 2024

28 September 2020

Volkswagen said on Monday it and three local joint ventures planned to invest around EUR15bn ($17.44bn) in electric mobility in China, the world's biggest car market, between 2020 and 2024.


Baidu opens Apollo Go robotaxi service

24 August 2020

Baidu has opened the Apollo Go Robotaxi service in Cangzhou, Hebei province, extending robotaxi coverage to the downtown area of a city for the first time in China.


just-auto Plus only Keysight’s connected car test solutions enable FAW to ensure reliability and performance of in-vehicle and V2V communications

20 August 2020


FAW eyes higher Hongqi sales targets

12 August 2020

China's FAW Group is considering setting a higher sales target for its Hongqi, or Red Flag, premium brand in coming years as its sales surge, its chairman said on Wednesday.


Volkswagen to raise stake in JAC-VW

23 July 2020

Volkswagen AG plans to invest CNY5.22bn (US$746m) to increase its stake in its JAC-Volkswagen joint venture in China from 50% to 75%, according to a Shanghai Stock Exchange filing by its local partner JAC Motors.


VW-SAIC JV to make Audis in Shanghai plants - report

14 July 2020

The Volkswagen-SAIC Motor joint venture will spend CNY4.13bn (US$590m) to revamp its car plants in Shanghai to make Audi sedans, according to a government document seen by the Reuters news agency.


Toyota to promote hydrogen fuel cells with new JV in China

8 June 2020

Toyota Motor said it had teamed up with five Chinese companies to promote the use of hydrogen fuel cell powertrains in China's commercial vehicle sector.


just-auto Plus only Six companies establish R&D joint venture for commercial vehicle fuel cell systems for the creation of a hydrogen-based society in China

8 June 2020


FAW joint ventures launch new Audi Q7, Toyota EV

14 May 2020

FAW-Volkswagen, one of Volkswagen's main Chinese joint ventures, launched the new Audi Q7 last week as the company looks to strengthen the brand's lead in the country's large size premium SUV segment.


Huawei launches 5G Automobile Ecosphere in China

12 May 2020

China's mobile internet infrastructure giant Huawei Technologies has established the 5G Automobile Ecosphere with which it aims to help speed up the adoption of 5G mobile communications technology by the country's automotive industry,  according to local reports.


FAW Group, Silk EV to co-produce Hongqi sports car

27 April 2020

Chinese state owned automaker FAW Group and automotive engineering company Silk EV last week signed a letter of intent to jointly produce a new Hongqi-branded sports car in China.


FAW-Hongqi starts building new car plant in Changchun

16 April 2020

China's FAW Group this week started construction of a new assembly plant for Hongqi-branded new-energy vehicles in Changchun, the capital of China's Jilin province.


FAW Hongqi rising rapidly towards German brands

15 April 2020

FAW Group says it sold 3.464 million vehicles in 2019, a year-on-year gain of 1.3%. That wasn't only due to the JVs with the Volkswagen Group, Toyota and Mazda, the company's own divisions having each had very strong years. We all know what happened to the Chinese market during the first quarter but if planned new models count for anything, then FAW's aggressively expansive Hongqi and Bestune divisions may surprise many in 2020.


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.

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FAW news

CNH and FAW revive Iveco talks

6 January 2021

CNH Industrial is again in talks with FAW over the future of truckmaker Iveco, the Italian-Americ...


just-auto Plus only Renesas, FAW to develop smart vehicles for China

18 December 2020

Renesas Electronics Corporation , a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Chi...


just-auto Plus only CAAS sees record shipments for commercial vehicles

4 December 2020

China Automotive Systems, Inc., a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China...


just-auto Plus only VW starts MEB production at Foshan, Anting plants

30 November 2020

Volkswagen Group has entered a new era of e-mobility in China with the premiere just three weeks...


2020 Guangzhou motor show world debuts

23 November 2020

Below is just-auto.com's list of global debuts at Auto Guangzhou 2020. More information about...


Volkswagen launches production of e-drive in China

17 November 2020

Volkswagen launched production in China of its first electric vehicle drive module designed speci...



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