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Will new Musso give SsangYong the sales pick-up it needs? [UPDATE: SYMUK replies to suspension criticism]

6 Jul 2018 | Glenn Brooks

It's been a tough few years for SsangYong, especially in Europe as Russia, formerly one of its best markets, fell apart. Now, things are looking up. The Musso is off to a good start at home, production shifts are being added and the brand is pulling further ahead of GM Korea and Renault Samsung.


Is Nissan about to pull Infiniti out of Europe? [updated with automaker's response]

6 Jun 2018 | Glenn Brooks

As Infiniti sales plunge at a dizzying rate across Europe and new model launches are pushed back, the question has to be asked: is Nissan planning to pull the plug on its luxury brand in the world's toughest market?


ANALYSIS - Infiniti Q60 3.0 Sport Tech

3 Jul 2017 | Glenn Brooks

The latest Q60 will never be a big seller for Infiniti and with the contraction of the global market for convertibles, there probably won't be a replacement for the old-shape open car. Even so, this challenger for the BMW 4 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Audi Q5 coupés is both a big step forward over the old-shape car and an underrated alternative to the segment leaders.


ANALYSIS - Infiniti future models

31 Mar 2017 | Glenn Brooks

Following on from the chapter on Datsun, the second instalment in a Nissan Motor future models series takes a look at what's ahead for Infiniti. After this will come two features which examine the next generation of Nissan cars, crossovers, pick-ups and SUVs.


Driving the new Q30, and Infiniti future models

22 Jul 2016 | Glenn Brooks

It's been a long time coming but finally European car buyers are becoming aware of Infiniti. The Q30 is the reason why brand sales were up by 177% in the first half of 2016.


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Infiniti announces fourth 'LAB' for Hong Kong

19 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Nissan's premium Infiniti brand is to add a start-up 'LAB' in Hong Kong.


Great Wall looking overseas for growth

26 Mar 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Great Wall Motor, the major player in sport utility vehicles in China, is now turning to potential customers abroad for its next phase of growth, a media report said.


Audi expands its premium mobility services in Hong Kong

23 Nov 2017 | Dave Leggett

Audi says it is significantly expanding its mobility offerings in Hong Kong.


Volvo Cars owner Geely books healthy first half profit

16 Aug 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Geely has promised cars on the platform developed with its Volvo Cars unit [the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) which will underpin Volvo's smaller 40 series cars currently under development and also Lynk models] later this year and announced healthy first half profits.


Geely's Lynk shoots for half a million a year

9 Aug 2017 | Dave Leggett

Lynk & Co, Geely's China-based premium brand has set a half-million unit annual global sales target by 2020 according to an interview with The South China Post.


O Luxe to buy Japanese EV maker GLM

11 Jul 2017 | Staff reporter

Hong Kong-based watch-maker O Luxe Holdings Ltd plans to buy a controlling stake in Japan’s electric sportscar company GLM Co Ltd, according to local reports.


Beijing Benz targets China's top premium slot

30 Mar 2017 | Graeme Roberts

BAIC Motor Group, with subsidiaries Beijing Brand, Beijing Benz, Beijing Hyundai and Fujian Benz boosted combined 2016 sales 16.4% to 1.929m units.


Nissan's Infini to launch variable compression ratio engine in Paris

15 Aug 2016 | Graeme Roberts

Nissan Motor's luxury brand Infiniti said it would show its new VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbocharged) powerplant at the Paris show next month. It's claimed to be the world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine and one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever developed.


HONG KONG: Infiniti sets half year sales record

2 Jul 2015 | Graeme Roberts

Infiniti said it sold a record 103,500 new vehicles worldwide in the first half of 2015, up 13% year on year.


HONG KONG: Infiniti’s global sales hit new record in first quarter

15 Apr 2015 | Dave Leggett

Infiniti's says its growth strategy is on track after a record first quarter.



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