• Huawei applying for vehicle summon patent
    Huawei recently published a patent application related to vehicle summon with body movements, according to public information platform Tianyancha. The patent, described as a vehicle summon method, smart vehicle and device, was submitted in December, 2020.
  • BYD says no plan “right now” to stop producing oil-fueled vehicles
    BYD has so far had no plan to stop producing ICE (internal combustion engine)-only cars as there are still demands from both consumers and dealership partners, the company claimed in response to a report recently saying BYD may end the production of fuel-burning vehicles no earlier than 2022.
  • Dongfeng Motor sets up independent firm for high-end EV brand VOYAH
    On June 26, Dongfeng Motor set up an independent company for its premium electric vehicle (EV) brand VOYAH, dubbed VOYAH Auto Technology Co.,Ltd., signifying that VOYAH will start operation independently.
  • China's Hongqi sedans gain popularity in Saudi Arabia
    A total of 234 Hongqi sedans and SUVs have left the Port of Tianjin in North China for Saudi Arabia, as vehicles from China's oldest premium vehicle brand are getting popular in the largest country in the Middle East.
  • China's EV capital Liuzhou a model for world: media
    Dozens of SAIC-GM-Wuling's popular Hong Guang MINI EV are shown at an event in Shanghai. The successful approach in expanding electric vehicle production and usage seen in China's Liuzhou city may provide a blueprint for other cities around the world as they try to meet ambitious emissions targets, said a Bloomberg report on June 27.
  • JJE Is Awarded Its Largest Production Contract by North America Customer
    JJE North America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jing-Jin Electric Technologies, has been nominated by a large US automotive OEM for a 200kW 3-in-1 Electric Drive Module (EDM). The EDM will be applied to multiple Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) platforms for the customer’s high-end and mid-market brands across North American, European, and Asia-Pacific markets. Starting in 2022, JJE will produce the EDM in its newly established, highly automated manufacturing facility located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. This nomination represents the largest single production award in JJE’s history.
  • FAW Appeared with Latest R&D Outcomes at the 2021 China Brand Day
    Under the theme of “China Brand, Global Sharing; Focusing on Dual Circulation, Leading New Consumption”, the 2021 China Brand Day events were held from May 10 to 12 in Shanghai. The three-day events, held both online and offline, attracted more than 1,500 enterprises, including middle and small-sized innovative ones.
  • Baojun Launches Valli Station Wagon
    Baojun has launched the new Valli station wagon featuring a 1.5L turbocharged engine. The Valli has been optimized to meet the needs of family and business users, with a length of 4,685 millimeters, width of 1,806 millimeters, height of 1,485 millimeters and wheelbase of 2,700 millimeters.
  • Buick Grows Its Premium SUV Lineup in China with the All-New Envision Plus
    Buick today reinforced its competitive position in the most popular midsize SUV segment in China with the introduction of the all-new Envision Plus.
  • GWM’s sales volume in Australia and New Zealand ranks top ten, hitting a new high
    According to VFACTS data on new car sales in April, good news came from Australia and New Zealand, the other side of the ocean. GWM's sales volume in Australia rose rapidly in April, with a year-on-year increase of 672% and a growth of more than 25% for three consecutive months. Among them, GWM POER’s monthly sales volume has a market share of 3%, with a growth of 50%, ranking the 8th as a whole and becoming the winner in terms of China's pickup sales volume in Australia. Moreover, in New Zealand, it advanced into the top ten with a year-on-year increase of 186%.