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Iveco/SAIC JV Naveco opens new manufacturing plant in China

10 July 2017

SAIC to launch MG in India by 2019

30 June 2017

Chinese automaker SAIC Motor has confirmed plans to enter the Indian market by 2019, according to local reports.

GM China's future vehicles - Baojun and Wuling

16 June 2017

Baojun and Wuling are two of the best selling brands in China, and each is controlled by the SAIC General Motors Wuling joint venture. This is the first part of a look into each of GM's passenger vehicles divisions and their worldwide models, both current and future.

PPG supplies Avant-garde colour solutions for Chevrolet FNR-X

13 June 2017

Volkswagen Passats recalled in China over gearbox

1 June 2017

SAIC Volkswagen has filed a recall for a small number of its New Passat sedans in China due to a gearbox problem. While the numbers are low, the history of VW in China and gearbox issues ensures the recall will resonate and cause concern for SAIC managers.

Audi resolves Chinese dealer concern over planned SAIC deal

22 May 2017

Volkswagen Group unit Audi said at the weekend it had agreed a deal with its dealers in China, effectively resolving a dispute over local joint ventures that could have disrupted its business in the world's biggest car market.

MG shows its XS compact SUV in London

4 May 2017

SAIC brand MG's UK distribution unit has showed its compact SUV – the MG XS – at the London Motor Show earlier today.

Workers' outlook bleak after GM India closes Halol plant

2 May 2017

The closure of General Motors India's Halol factory last Friday (28 April) has left workers devastated amidst a bleak outlook for re-employment elsewhere, local media reports said.

2017 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.

SAIC slows US plans till Trump policies clear

20 April 2017

SAIC Motor, China’s biggest carmaker by sales, reportedly has halted a plan to export its own branded vehicles to the US until it gets more clarity on Sino-US trade policy under President Donald Trump.

Harman expands its connected car/in-car audio business in China

20 April 2017

VW Group China Q1 2017 sales down 6.7%

18 April 2017

Audi global sales down 7.3% in Q1 2017

18 April 2017

Audi China dispute with dealers escalates

28 March 2017

The dispute between Audi and its Chinese dealers continued to escalate in recent weeks with dozens of dealers now refusing to accept new stocks of imported models, according to local reports.

Audi global sales down 1.1% in February 2017

16 March 2017

Skoda sells two million vehicles since launch in China

3 March 2017

GM India halts new product spend for review

23 January 2017

General Motors has halted spending on new models for India while it reviews its future product line, a media report said.

GM China to launch 18 new and refreshed models in 2017

18 January 2017

General Motors will launch 18 new and refreshed models this year in China to achieve continued growth in the company’s largest retail market.

Audi delays JV talks with SAIC Motor until 2018

18 January 2017

Volkswagen announced this week it will further delay collaboration talks between Audi and China’s SAIC Motor in a move designed to appease existing dealers and its current Chinese partner FAW Group.

Henkel upgrades SAIC-GM’s car coating line

17 January 2017

VW China passenger car sales grew 14.1% in 2016

16 January 2017

VW Group China sales surge 12.2% in 2016

11 January 2017

GM China sales rise 7.1% in 2016

11 January 2017

GM China launches Cadillac CT6 Plug-in

3 January 2017

GM China broadens technology to improve fuel efficiency

19 December 2016

Iveco and SAIC to restructure Chinese joint ventures

16 December 2016

Iveco, a brand of CNH Industrial, and SAIC have announced they will restructure their joint ventures in China "based on mutual understanding and trust in order to address the rapid evolution of China's commercial vehicle market".

China launches GM anti-trust probe

15 December 2016

The Chinese government has launched an investigation into possible anti-competitive practices among GM’s dealers in the country, according to local reports.

KS Huayu expanding Neckarsulm production site

13 December 2016

Neckarsulm-based KS Huayu AluTech GmbH, a joint venture between Rheinmetall Automotive and Huayu Automotive Systems (a part of China's SAIC Group), is to expand its German operations on higher new orders for aluminium-based castings.

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.

VW debuts ID concept at Auto Guangzhou 2016

21 November 2016






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