Tag: Auto Market

China Goes West: The Globalization of Chinese Brands

In the following excerpt from Joel Backaler’s book “China Goes West: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Companies Going Global,” the chairman of China’s largest domestic automaker discusses how his company bought out Sweden’s Volvo: “We are like a poor...

/ February 24, 2015

Opportunities and Challenges in China’s Electric Vehicle Market

By Nick Marro, Hengrui Liu, and Yu Yan When the Tesla Model S debuted in China in April 2014, the country was embroiled in a heated debate over how to balance economic growth and environmental protection. Taking advantage of the...

China Inks Aviation, Auto Deals During Merkel Visit

By Andrew Gong China and Germany inked a series of trade and investment deals Monday during a meeting overseen by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Merkel had come to China for three days with a large...

/ July 8, 2014

China’s Automotive Aftermarket: A Strategic Opportunity

By Michel Brekelmans and Lane Chen China is now the largest auto market in the world, and while automakers have previously focused on new auto sales, there has been recent interest in developing China’s automotive aftermarket for vehicle service and...

/ March 25, 2014

General Motors Races Ahead in the China Market

By studying local consumers, developing vehicles to suit local needs, and benefiting from the country’s economic stimulus incentives, GM has reaped success in China.One of the world’s largest automakers, General Motors Co. (GM) and its partners produce cars and trucks...

/ April 1, 2011

China’s Auto Retail Market

Spurred by growth and evolving consumer expectations, car dealerships and finance companies have revamped their offerings.by Kyle SullivanChina has emerged from the global recession as the world’s largest auto market, with a total sales volume that eclipses the United States...

/ July 1, 2010