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Norihiko Shirouzu

Tesla drops cheapest Model X, S variants, cuts prices to simplify lineup

16 Jul 2019

BEIJING Tesla Inc has dropped the standard-range variants of its Model X and Model S from its product lineup and adjusted prices across its range, in a sales push that comes days after the U.S. electric vehicle maker reported record deliveries. | Video

China considers limited support for petrol-electric hybrids in boon for Toyota, Honda

12 Jul 2019

BEIJING China is considering re-classifying petrol-electric hybrid vehicles so they get more favorable treatment than all-petrol or diesel counterparts under clean car rules, making it easier for automakers to meet environment quotas and offer more choice.

China autos brace for another annual contraction, sales shrink in June

10 Jul 2019

BEIJING China is likely to see vehicle sales drop again this year as opposed to earlier expectations for zero growth, the country's biggest auto industry association said, after it unveiled data showing the sector contracted for a 12th straight month in June.

China's Great Wall-linked battery maker plans to build 20 GWh factory in Europe

09 Jul 2019

BAODING, China/BEIJING A Chinese battery maker carved out of the country's biggest sport utility vehicle manufacturer, Great Wall Motor Co Ltd, on Tuesday said it is planning its first overseas manufacturing base in Europe.

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes

05 Jul 2019

BEIJING General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Behind the plunge in China auto sales: chaotic implementation of new emission rules

02 Jul 2019

* 15 local govts fast-tracked new rules with Beijing's support

Behind the plunge in China auto sales: chaotic implementation of new emission rules

01 Jul 2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Shanghai-based Buick dealer Ron Li in late April found himself in an unfamiliar quandary: how to sell off almost 80 sedans and sport-utility vehicles crowding up his dealership lot.

Exclusive: Nissan, Dongfeng in talks to form fleet-management venture with Didi - sources

27 Jun 2019

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didi's ride-hailing and car-sharing services, five people familiar with the discussions told Reuters.

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