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2019 Chengdu motor show - world debuts list

6 September 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 was no exception.


Nidec in EV motor JV with GAC Components

7 August 2019

Japanese electric motor manufacturer Nidec Corporation has agreed to set up a new joint venture company with GAC Components Company, a subsidiary of China's Guangzhou Automobile Group, for the production of drive motors for electric vehicles.


GAC Group and Pony.ai acquire licences to test AVs in Guangzhou

18 June 2019

Guangzhou's local authorities recently issued a batch of licences that allow several companies to road test autonomous vehicles, the fourth tier-1 megacity in China turning on the green light to unmanned vehicle road tests following Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.


Huawei working with Audi and GAC on driverless cars

13 June 2019

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will launch self-driving cars as early as 2021 in partnership with several carmakers, including Audi, Toyota and Chinese firms.


GAC-Nio unveils new EV brand, concept vehicle

28 May 2019

GAC-Nio, a joint venture between China’s GAC Group and electric vehicle start-up Nio, has unveiled a new brand for its forthcoming electric vehicles.


FCA and GAC restructure China JVs

1 May 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) have jointly announced changes to the organisational structure and leadership of their joint ventures in China.


GAC Guangzhou Auto future models

25 April 2019

Guangzhou Auto is enduring a tough 2019. While its JVs with Honda, Toyota, FCA and Mitsubishi are strong, the performance of the GAC Trumpchi brand isn't what it could be. Not that that has deterred the company from investing in future models.


Visteon, Tencent, developing AI cockpits for Guangzhou

9 January 2019

Visteon and China internet technology specialist Tencent will jointly develop autonomous driving and intelligent cockpits, initially for the Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) R&D Center in China, the suppliers announced at CES 2019.


just-auto Plus only GAC Aion S to adopt Nidec’s fully integrated traction motor system

11 December 2018


GAC cooks up new tie with Michelin

14 November 2018

Chinese automaker GAC Motor (Guangzhou Automotive) says it has exclusively partnered with Michelin to co-launch "The Michelin Guide Fine Cantonese Food" - the authoritative dining guide's first edition based on regional cuisine.


Mitsubishi joint venture launches Eclipse Cross in China

7 November 2018

GAC Mitsubishi Motors (GMMC) is to start sales of the locally assembled Eclipse Cross in China.


Mitsubishi Motors starts Chinese engine production and expands R&D

16 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced "two major milestones" in the expansion of its China joint venture business.


Mitsubishi China JV starts all-electric SUV output

16 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors' local joint venture has started production of the new full EV variant of the Eupheme SUV in China. A PHEV version was launched earlier.


Paris - GAC shows GS5 SUV

3 October 2018

GAC Motor (Guangzhou Auto) has unveiled its GS5 SUV at the Paris Motor Show, making its first foray into the European market by showcasing what it describes as 'the latest premium vehicle which features an exquisite design that combines robust power, futuristic styling and robust safety features'.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.


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.


GAC launches its first overseas subsidiary in Russia

31 August 2018

GAC Motor (Guangzhou Automotive) has announced the launch of the company’s first overseas subsidiary in Russia, GAC Motor RUS, along with plans to enter the Russian market in 2019.


just-auto Plus only GAC accelerates global expansion with launch of two models in Azerbaijan

7 August 2018


GAC building new R&D centre in Michigan ahead of US launch

19 July 2018

China's Guangzhou Automobile Group Company (GAC) is spending US$4.45m on an R&D facility in Michigan ahead of its planned sales launch in the US in 2019.


just-auto Plus only GAC Motor launches new Qiyun GS4 smart SUV

20 June 2018


GAC targets Nigerian fleets for sales growth

13 June 2018

As part of its ambitious international growth strategy, GAC Motor has delivered 150 GA3S cars to the Nigerian police force in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja. The cars were purchased and donated by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation.


GAC sets up company to handle overseas business

21 May 2018

GAC Motor has announced the establishment of GAC Motor International Company to manage GAC Motor's overseas businesses. It says the move is a critical part of the automaker's global expansion strategy to strengthen cooperation, enhance competitiveness, and better improve its potential for sales growth in the global marketplace.


Toyota to sell GAC brand EVs in China

21 May 2018

oyota Motor plans to sell an electric vehicle in China sourced from its local partner GAC Motor from next year, according to reports in Japan.


2018 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.


GAC hosts international distributors and plots growth

1 May 2018

GAC (Guangzhou Automotive) has hosted its second international distributor conference in Beijing. Themed "Forge ahead to win the future," the Conference was attended by more than 30 distributors from 12 countries.


GAC Motor Q1 2018 sales surge 22.7%

25 April 2018

Leading Chinese automaker GAC Motor is getting off to a flying start in 2018 with a 22.7% increase in vehicle sales in the first quarter of 2018.


GAC kicks off US sales network plan at NADA

20 March 2018

Chinese automaker GAC Motor (Guangzhou Auto) will kick off its efforts to build a sales network in the US when it attends the NADA show in Las Vegas from March 23-25.


GAC Mitsubishi Motors to begin domestic sales in China

28 February 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced that its joint venture business in China with Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) and Mitsubishi Corporation-GAC Mitsubishi Motors (GMMC) will begin the domestic sale and delivery of the all new Eupheme Plug-in Hybrid Electric (PHEV) SUV from March 2018.


GAC Urumqi car plant starts production

7 February 2018

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group) has started production at its car plant in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in a bid to increase its market share in China's northwest.


DETROIT - GAC 'serious' about US market entry in 2019 - analyst

17 January 2018

Guangzhou Auto (GAC) is serious about entering the US market by the end of 2019, according to China automotive specialist Mike Dunne.

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Guangzhou Automobile news

2019 Chengdu motor show - world debuts list

6 September 2019

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


Nidec in EV motor JV with GAC Components

7 August 2019

Japanese electric motor manufacturer Nidec Corporation has agreed to set up a new joint venture c...


GAC Group and Pony.ai acquire licences to test AVs

18 June 2019

Guangzhou's local authorities recently issued a batch of licences that allow several companie...


Huawei working with Audi on AVs

13 June 2019

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will launch self-driving cars as early as 2021 in partnersh...


GAC-Nio unveils new EV brand, concept vehicle

28 May 2019

GAC-Nio, a joint venture between China's GAC Group and electric vehicle start-up Nio, has unveile...


FCA and GAC restructure China JVs

1 May 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) have jointly announced chang...



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