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Shanghai motor show - Changan CS 35 Plus world debut

20 January 2021

It might be three months away but already, OEMs are announcing vehicle world debuts for the biennial Auto Shanghai. The list below will continue to be updated constantly between now and the press preview days. The latest addition is a small crossover from Changan Auto.


New Audi-FAW JV to be based in Changchun, building PPE platform EVs

18 January 2021

Volkswagen Group premium brand Audi said the relevant supervisory and management boards of Audi, VW Group and FAW Group had confirmed Changchun, in northeast China, would be the headquarters of the newly founded Audi-FAW company.


Supplier confirms SAIC/Alibaba premium EV JV plans

14 January 2021

SAIC's plan to join forces with 'etail' giant Alibaba to launch a new premium EV brand, IM (or "intelligence in motion"), reported earlier Thursday on just-auto, was confirmed late in the day by chip supplier Nvidia.


Alibaba to make wireless charge EV with SAIC Motor

14 January 2021

Alibaba is launching an electric sedan with wireless charging under a new brand formed with state-owned SAIC Motor, according to seekingalpha.com, citing Nikkei.


Zhiji to launch EV production in late 2021

18 December 2020

Newly-established Chinese electric vehicle (EV) company Zhiji Motor said it plans to begin mass production of vehicles at a plant in Shanghai in late 2021, according to local reports.


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.


MG Motor grows UK October sales

6 November 2020

MG says its car brand in the UK has continued to outperform the market despite challenging conditions, achieving its second highest market share and 36th consecutive month of market share growth in October.


SAIC targets Thailand’s emerging EV market

29 October 2020

SAIC Motor’s Thai joint venture, SAIC Motor-CP, said it plans to expand its local network of electric vehicle (EV) recharging outlets to 500 next year as it targets the emerging EV market in the country.


SAIC targets 100k NEV sales in Europe by 2025

27 October 2020

SAIC Motor Corporation has said it aims to sell at least 100,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs) in Europe per year by 2025, as part of a broader plan to sell more than one million vehicles overseas by then. NEVs comprise mainly battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs).


just-auto Plus only MG unveils Developer Program & Grant 2.0 to provide platform to auto-tech start-ups

13 October 2020


just-auto Plus only MG charges ahead with best-ever UK sales month

6 October 2020


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.


SAIC steps up FCEV drive with Maxus EUNIQ 7 launch

15 September 2020

SAIC Motor unveiled its first fuel cell powered MPV in Shanghai at the weekend, the Maxus EUNIQ 7, as part of a broader push to harness hydrogen as a key fuel of the future.


China sales rise 12% in August

11 September 2020

China's new vehicle market continued to recover in August 2020, with sales rising by 11.6% to 2.186m units from 1.959m units a year ago, based on passenger car and commercial vehicle wholesale data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).


SAIC future models - MG

8 September 2020

China is where MG does best yet this is becoming ever more of a global brand. India and Thailand are steadily becoming high-growth territories, market share is above one per cent and rising in the UK, while a return to selected EU and EFTA countries is also underway. There is much new product to come too.


SAIC future models - Roewe

7 September 2020

SAIC's best performing own brand continues to be Roewe, a division created just shy of 15 years ago. Mostly restricted to China, the model range continues to be expanded, with a handful of new vehicles still to be launched this year.


SAIC future models - Maxus and LDV

3 September 2020

Commercial vehicles are having a stonking year in China, sales surging as provincial government lavish cash upon infrastructure projects and small businesses also invest in new vans. SAIC, via its Maxus brand, is one of the many winners from this, the LCV market more than doubling in July.


GM JV and rival eye a new segment in China

1 September 2020

Both Zhejiang Geely Holding and a General Motors joint venture in China plan to launch their first pickup truck models, targeting Great Wall Motor which is well established in the segment, media reports said.


Key takeaways from GM's Tech Day

20 August 2020

General Motors has set out its technology rollout plan for electrification, intelligent driving and connectivity in China at 'Tech Day' (held at the PATAC Design Dome in Shanghai and virtual presentations from the Warren Design Dome in Michigan), China's version of GM's EV Day held in March in Warren.


just-auto Plus only MG Motor India partners with Zoomcar for vehicle subscriptions

19 August 2020


GM future models - Wuling goes electric

11 August 2020

Exceedingly strong in light commercials, SGMW's Wuling brand is also a force to be reckoned with in MPVs. The division is also beginning an expansion from the functional vehicles of the past and present, as witnessed by a series of concepts which have hinted strongly at what's coming for Wuling in the 2020s.


GM future models - Baojun bounce back?

10 August 2020

Knocked for six by COVID-19, SAIC, General Motors and Wuling Motors' Baojun brand is not only back on its feet but many delayed new models will soon be launched. The fourth quarter and 2021 could see this affordable brand staging a major comeback in China.


just-auto Plus only MG sets new highs in July

6 August 2020


AAM supplies electric drive unit for Baojun E300 Plus

31 July 2020

American Axle & Manufacturing says its electric drive technology is powering the all-electric Baojun E300 Plus from SAIC-GM-Wuling.


2020 Chengdu motor show - world premieres

27 July 2020

Motor shows might be on hiatus in most countries but in China, they are back. Below is a list of world premieres for this year's event in Chengdu.


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.

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SAIC news

Auto Shanghai - Changan CS35 Plus world debut

20 January 2021

It might be three months away but already, OEMs are announcing vehicle world debuts for the bienn...


New Audi-FAW JV to build PPE platform EVs

18 January 2021

Volkswagen Group premium brand Audi said the relevant supervisory and management boards of Audi,...


Supplier confirms SAIC/Alibaba premium EV JV plans

14 January 2021

SAIC's plan to join forces with 'etail' giant Alibaba to launch a new premium EV brand, IM (or "i...


Alibaba to make wireless charge EV with SAIC Motor

14 January 2021

Alibaba is launching an electric sedan with wireless charging under a new brand formed with state...


Zhiji to launch EV production in late 2021

18 December 2020

Newly-established Chinese electric vehicle (EV) company Zhiji Motor said it plans to begin mass p...


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...



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