• China issues regulations for car owner privacy, automobile data security
    China released the Regulations on the Management of Automobile Data Security (for Trial Implementation) (called “the Regulations” for short) earlier this month to regulate processing of automobile data, protect personal information, national security, and public interests, and promote the rational development and utilization of automobile data.
  • JLR deepens localization efforts in China with new model
    A Range Rover Evoque L attracts attention of passers-by in Xiamen, Fujian province. British premium carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has launched a long wheelbase Range Rover model in China, as part of its efforts to deepen localization in the world's largest vehicle market.
  • China's carmakers eye new energy top spot
    Great Wall Motors displays its Haval-branded SUV at the 2021 Chongqing International Auto Exhibition.
  • Smart technologies' influence driving carmakers to make difficult choices
    Carmakers are facing a dilemma in outsourcing their smart technology needs, as the role it plays in the cars of the future continues to grow in influence. Some want the money- and time-saving expedient offer, while others worry overreliance may prove uncompetitive in the long run.
  • 8 Millionth Jiefang Truck Rolled Off Assembly Line in Changchun
    FAW Jiefang, a wholly-owned truck subsidiary of FAW Group, saw its 8 millionth vehicle roll off the production line in Changchun, northeast China’s Jilin province, on July 13.
  • FAW Releases Outline of Development Plan (2021-2025) and Technological Innovation Strategy
    FAW expects the annual sales to reach 6.5 million units, sales revenue exceeds 1 trillion yuan and profits surpasses 68 billion yuan by 2025, according to the Outline of the Developmennt Plan (2021-2025) and Technological Innovation Strategy. The plan was issued by Xu Liuping, chairman of BOD, and secretary of the CPC FAW Group Committee in Changchun on July 15.
  • 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.