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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.


2020 India Auto Expo - the world debuts

5 February 2020

The following vehicles were world premieres at the New Delhi Auto Expo.


Chinese auto industry impacted hard by coronavirus

3 February 2020

China's automotive industry is expected to take a massive hit from the rapid spread of the corona virus in the last two weeks, at least in the first quarter of the year but very possibly for longer.


MG Hector leads mid-size SUV segment in India

6 January 2020

Chinese carmaker SAIC-owned Morris Garages (MG) Motor’s Hector has emerged as the market leader in the mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment for the second half of 2019 in India.


SAIC Motor leads Chinese expansion into Asia

6 January 2020

With the Chinese vehicle market in sharp decline for much of the last two years, leading Chinese automakers are stepping up their efforts to expand overseas - with key growth markets in the Asia-Pacific region high on their lists of priorities.


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.


SAIC, Great Wall in talks to acquire GM’s India plant

11 November 2019

China's SAIC Motor Corporation and Great Wall Motors are said to be in talks with General Motors to jointly acquire the US carmaker's remaining vehicle assembly plant in India, according to local reports in India.


just-auto Plus only MG Motor unveils India's first digital car-less showroom: MG Digital Studio

4 November 2019


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.


SAIC claims 'Belt & Road Initiative' boost

17 October 2019

SAIC Motor claims it is accelerating its pace of global expansion, boosted by the Chinese government's strategic 'Belt & Road Initiative' (BRI).


just-auto Plus only MG Motor India partners with Echargebays to assist its customers with home charging infrastructure

16 October 2019


just-auto Plus only Automotive Grade Linux announces Chinese automaker SAIC Motor as a new member

11 October 2019


just-auto Plus only All New MG HS, the quality SUV for quality family moments

11 October 2019


DFSK, Wuling begin exports from Indonesia

9 October 2019

Dongfeng Sokon's Indonesian joint venture, PT Sokonindo Automobile, began exporting vehicles to markets across this region this year from its plant in Cikande in Banten, 50km (30 miles) west of the capital city Jakarta.


SAIC future models - MG

2 October 2019

So in-demand are several of its models that MG has overtaken Skoda (161,210, -28%) in China, selling 163,053 (+5%) vehicles during the year to the end of August. SAIC's reinvention of the brand as a maker of multiple SUVs (as well as a few cars too) has delivered the results it was after. Sales are also accelerating in many other countries. That includes the UK, Australia, Thailand and markets in the Middle East, while the range continues to expand and even now includes a pick-up.


just-auto Plus only China Automotive Systems signs new contract with SAIC Maxus

1 October 2019


just-auto Plus only China Automotive Systems signs new contract with SAIC Maxus

1 October 2019


SAIC Motor opens new energy vehicle plant in Fujian

1 October 2019

SAIC Motor has launched production at its newly built vehicle assembly plant in the city of Ningde in China's eastern Fujian province.


SAIC future models - Roewe

30 September 2019

In August, wholesale deliveries in the Chinese passenger vehicle fell for the fourteenth month. SAIC's Roewe division dipped by nine per cent yet remains the country's seventeenth most popular brand, its wholesales numbering 266,767 vehicles over the first eight months, well ahead of eighteenth placed Chery. A big range of models and more coming soon are a lot of the reason why Roewe is doing relatively well.


SAIC future models - Maxus and LDV

25 September 2019

Geely, GM, Ford, PSA and others are suffering big double-digit declines in a Chinese market which dipped by seven per cent at a wholesales level last month. Conversely, there are winners within the ranks of other major OEMS, such as VW, Honda, Nissan and Toyota, not to mention Mercedes which even made the top ten in August. But what of the state owned local giant, SAIC? Well, all divisions are reaping the rewards of substantial investments in ever more new models, especially Maxus.


Shanghai issues new permits to test connected, autonomous cars

17 September 2019

The Shanghai Municipal authorities this week issued the first in a new series of permits allowing carmakers to conduct more advanced operational tests on smart and connected vehicles, to help speed up the commercialisation of assisted and autonomous driving technologies.


just-auto Plus only MG launches new MG ZS at IAA

17 September 2019


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.


General Motors future models - SGMW Wuling

27 August 2019

When it comes to light commercials, Wuling is far and away the Chinese market leader. The brand, which is controlled by the SAIC, General Motors and Wuling Motors joint venture, has until recently also been wildly successful with a range of affordable MPVs. SGMW has expanded outside China and added SUVs yet Wuling is still in trouble. The question is, will things turn around once several overdue fresh models begin to appear in 2020?


General Motors future models - SGMW Baojun

22 August 2019

Only a year ago, SAIC GM Wuling's Baojun division was riding high, shooting up the Chinese market for passenger vehicles into seventh place. Now, sales have collapsed to such an extent that Baojun had crashed to fourteenth place in wholesale deliveries for 2019 at the end of July. The three partners have hit the reset button with plans for a range of stylish new SUVs, hoping that this will lead to a reversal of fortune.


SAIC Motor enters Thai pickup market with MG Extender

8 August 2019

China's SAIC Motor entered the Thai pickup segment this week with the launch of its locally-made MG Extender.


SAIC completes extreme weather test centre in China

6 August 2019

SAIC Group and China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group (CTCE) this week completed construction of a high temperature vehicle test centre and track in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in the north-west of China.


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.


SAIC to begin production of MG cars in Egypt in 2020

18 June 2019

Chinese automaker SAIC Motor has agreed to set up a new joint venture in Egypt with its current local distributor to assemble MG brand cars in the country.

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SAIC 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...


2020 India Auto Expo - world premieres

5 February 2020

The following vehicles were world premieres at the New Delhi Auto Expo. More information abou...


Chinese auto industry impacted hard by coronavirus

3 February 2020

China's automotive industry is expected to take a massive hit from the rapid spread of the corona...


SAIC Motor leads Chinese expansion into Asia

6 January 2020

With the Chinese vehicle market in sharp decline for much of the last two years, leading Chinese...


MG Hector leads mid-size SUV segment in India

6 January 2020

Chinese carmaker SAIC-owned Morris Garages (MG) Motor's Hector has emerged as the market leader i...



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