Renault to start building only electric vehicles for China

Renault Alpine A110 Sportscar 2017 Geneva show

Renault stated Tuesday that it would start building only electric vehicles for China’s passenger car market, moving away from conventional internal combustion engines and also its joint venture with Dongfeng.  The strategy shift comes after years of declining sales in China, where Renault hoped its 50-50 venture with Dongfeng, declared in 2013 and focused on […]

Nissan is thinking about restarting production in China after February 10

2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO

Nissan Motor stated on Tuesday that it is thinking about restarting production in China in its venture with Dongfeng Motor sometime after February 10, mentioning government guidance and its assessment of the coronavirus epidemic. The Japanese automaker also stated production in Hubei province, the epicenter of the epidemic, will resume sometime after February 14. The […]

Dongfeng and PSA extend their joint venture

Dongfeng Nissan Viwa

China’s Dongfeng Motor and Peugeot maker PSA are extending their business cooperation, regarding the Chinese company decreasing its stake in PSA to help smooth the French automaker’s merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Dongfeng stated on Thursday it had agreed with PSA to increase the duration of their joint venture Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobiles (DPCA). […]

China’s Auto Industry Discusses How To Increase Rural Car Sales

china cars

China’s auto industry executives met with government authorities regarding ways to promote higher car sales in rural areas, sources knowledgeable with the matter said. The country’s car manufacturers are grappling with struggling sales. Falling sales in China are making them seek new policies. Zeng Guang a senior official at the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers […]