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ANALYSIS: Making sense of China's sales volatility

28 July 2015

Just as in Europe, India or the USA, looking at China as one market doesn't give you the full picture. Differences across geographical areas are one reason why some models are suddenly hugely popular, while others are fading rapidly.

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just-auto Plus only GAC Motor introduces two new SUVs in China

29 August 2017

China's fastest-growing automaker, GAC Motor, has released two new SUVs onto the market, the 5-seat GS7 and the entry SUV GS3 in watertown Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, China where tradition embraces innovation. These two next-generation SUVs, which have...


GAC hits 1m milestone

2 June 2017

Guangzhou Autos (GAC) has celebrated the production of its one millionth vehicle, a white 4WD GS8 that rolled off the assembly line at its factory in Guangzhou, China.


GAC starts on new industrial park to boost EVs

9 May 2017

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), the parent company of GAC Motor, has begun construction of a large industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles as part of its efforts to boost its electric vehicle business.


GAC begins construction of new China plant

28 April 2017

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) said this week it had started construction of a new vehicle factory in an industrial park in Panyu district, in the southern city of Guangzhou.


BorgWarner supplies timing chain for Trumpchi SUV

26 April 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying engine timing chain drive systems for Guangzhou Automobile Group Motor (GAC Motor)'s Trumpchi brand's GS4 SUV turbocharged 1.5-litre petrol engine.


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.


just-auto Plus only Harman expands its connected car business in China

20 April 2017

Harman International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, has signed new contracts with Great Wall Motors, GAC Group and SAIC-GM-Wuling Motors for expanded connected car and...


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


China’s GAC to begin exports to US in 2017

10 January 2017

China's Guangzhou Automobile Group Company (GAC) said its plans to start selling cars in the US under its own brand later this year.


China small car tax going up to 7.5% - report

15 December 2016

China will raise sales tax on small cars to 7.5%, a media report citing anonymous sources said, reeling in an incentive that has propped up the car industry, which is heading for its 26th consecutive annual expansion.


just-auto Plus only GAC unveils EnLight concept car at Guangzhou show

7 December 2016

China's leading automobile manufacturer GAC Motor released the first concept car EnLight on 18 November 2016 at the 14th China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition, marking a new milestone in the company’s continuous path of...


2016 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

21 November 2016

The following cars, crossovers, MPVs, SUVs and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 AutoGuangzhou motor show.


GAC Motor setting up R&D centre in North America

31 October 2016

China‘s GAC Motor Ltd is in the process of establishing an R&D centre in North America to help drive its global expansion ambitions, according to local reports quoting company sources.


just-auto Plus only GAC launches GS8 high-end SUV in China

27 October 2016

GAC Motor, one of China's leading automobile manufacturers, released its first 7-seat SUV, the GS8, at Hangzhou International Expo Centre, the main venue of the G20 summit on 26 October 2016. During the launch, GAC Motor's general manager Yu Jun...


GAC plots capacity expansion strategy 

30 September 2016

Guangzhou-based GAC (Guangzhou automobile company) is planning major renovations of its assembly plant in Hangzhou in a push to expand production capacity following substantial sales growth.


China's GAC expands capacity, targets 1m units

15 September 2016

China’s GAC Motor said it plans to expand annual vehicle production capacity to 1m units by 2020, from the current 400,000 units, as it targets a stronger role in its domestic and regional vehicle markets.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi starts Outlander production in China

30 August 2016

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that Chinese joint-venture partner GAC Mitsubishi Motors (GMMC), started production of the Outlander SUV model on 29 August 2016. After being established in September 2012, GMMC started production of the ASX and...


just-auto Plus only Guangzhou Motors unveils GS8 at Beijing show

29 April 2016

China's best automaker, GAC Motor, unveiled its first seven-seat SUV, the GS8, at this year's Beijing Auto Show on 25 April 2016. As a premium C-class vehicle, the GS8 appears at the exhibition together with the GA8, the recently launched C-class...


BEIJING 2016 - world premieres list

26 April 2016

As happens every two years, there was a vast number of vehicle and concept world premieres at the Beijing motor show. Arguably the most important were the Acura CDX, Changan CX70, Geely Emgrand GS, Honda Avancier, Hyundai Verna, Renault Koleos, VW Magotan and VW T-Prime.


GAC Fiat-Chrysler launches Jeep plant in China

25 April 2016

Fiat-Chrysler has started operations at its new joint venture plant in Guangzhou, southern China.


just-auto Plus only GAC China unveils new GA8 luxury sedan

22 April 2016

China's best automaker, GAC Motor, released its highly-anticipated next-generation luxury sedan, the GA8, at an unveiling ceremony and press conference at Guangzhou Stadium on 16 April 2016. GAC Motor invested over CNY1bn (US$154m) over the course of...


just-auto Plus only GAC FCA Guangzhou plant starts Jeep Renegade production

19 April 2016

Jeep Renegade began rolling off the assembly line today, 18 April 2016, at the new Guangzhou plant of GAC Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (GAC FCA). The launch marks another milestone for the company following the announcement and implementation of local production...


China’s GAC to build plants in Iran, Russia

29 March 2016

China’s GAC Motor plans to build new vehicle assembly plants in Iran and Russia to capitalise on growing demand for Chinese products, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only C-ECAP awards GAC Motor's GS4 gold medal

15 March 2016

China's leading automaker GAC Motor received a gold medal for its signature model GS4 as C-ECAP (China Eco-Car Assessment Programme) announced the Q2 awards list on 8 March 2016 at China Automotive Technology and Research Centre in Tianjin. GS4 scored...


GAC invests in Uber China

21 January 2016

GAC Group (Guangzhou Automotive) has become a strategic investor in Uber Technologies Inc's China operations. The move is being seen as one that will boost both Uber’s presence in China and provide an opportunity for increased vehicle sales to GAC.


Uber partners with GAC in China

23 December 2015

Uber Technologies Inc's China unit is collaborating with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co (GAC) to offer automotive related services in China, according to a regulatory filing.


World premieres at 2015 Guangzhou motor show

27 November 2015

A list of world premieres at the 2015 Guangzhou motor show appears below.


just-auto Plus only CHINA: Toyota expected to achieve 2015 sales target of 1.1m vehicles

20 November 2015

Toyota is expected to achieve its 2015 sales target for China of 1.1m vehicles, China chief Hiroji Onishi said. The company has two joint venture partnerships in China, one with Guangzhou Automobile Group and the other with FAW Group, Reuters reported.


just-auto Plus only UAE: GAC Motor to present new models at Dubai International Motor Show

9 November 2015

GAC Motor is returning to the prestigious Dubai International Motor Show on 10 November with new vehicle models as the company continues its global strategy in the Middle East market. Models including the GS4, GS5 Super and GA6 will be exhibited in Dubai at...


Guangzhou profit up 73% in Q3

3 November 2015

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) saw its net profit surge 73.9% on the year in the quarter through September, helped by its JV operations.

Guangzhou Automobile news

just-auto Plus only GAC Motor introduces two new SUVs in China

29 August 2017

China's fastest-growing automaker, GAC Motor, has released two new SUVs onto the market, the...


GAC hits 1m milestone

2 June 2017

Guangzhou Autos (GAC) has celebrated the production of its one millionth vehicle, a white 4WD GS8...


GAC starts on new industrial park to boost EVs

9 May 2017

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), the parent company of GAC Motor, has begun construction o...


GAC begins construction of new China plant

28 April 2017

Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) said this week it had started construction of a new vehicle fact...


BorgWarner supplies timing chain for Trumpchi SUV

26 April 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying engine timing chain drive systems for Guangzhou Automobile Group...


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 mo...



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