GM looks to cut international costs, restructure Korean operations
After unprecedented restructuring in recent years, General Motors is looking for more ways to cut costs at its international business operations.
Bold China sales talk may come part true
Former Beijing Automotive CEO Dazong Wang's pronouncement in 2011 that China sales could hit 40 million by 2020 is not even close to coming to fruition. But he might have been right about one thing.
Fresh signs of optimism as NAFTA talks resume
Auto industry executives appear more sanguine today that the North American Free Trade Agreement can be renegotiated without harming existing supply chains.
Japanese brands zoom in China as U.S. cools
Japan-brand sales in China are booming -- and helping them offset the slowdown in the U.S.
Subaru aims to get serious about micro sales in world's biggest market
Subaru has a growing sense of urgency to get serious about China, where the brand is barely treading water.
China aims to enable half of all new cars with AI by 2020
China aims to implement artificial intelligence technology in at least half of all its new cars by 2020 and cover 90 percent of its big cities and highways with a wireless network.
GM's China sales rise 13.1% in December; pass 4M annual sales mark
General Motors said sales in China rose more than 13 percent in December from a year ago to 491,702 vehicles. Annual sales topped 4 million units for the first time in 2017.
A look back at 65 years of top stories
See what Automotive News staff has chosen as the top news story each year since 1953, from a fire destroying GM's suburban Detroit Hydra-matic plant 64 years ago to 2017's embrace of vehicle electrification by the industry.
Great Wall unit to open r&d center near Detroit
American Haval Motor Technology, a unit of China's Great Wall Motor, plans to spend $3.51 million building an r&d center in the Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills, Mich.
COMMENTARY: Yang Jian
How China plans to create giant state-owned carmaker
In recent years, Beijing has forced the consolidation of state-owned industries such as steelmaking, railway equipment and coal mining. Now it's the auto industry's turn.
Ford, Alibaba plan to test new sales models in China, report says
Ford is expected to sign a deal with Alibaba that may allow the automaker to test selling cars to consumers in China through Alibaba's online retail arm Tmall, as well as via a new "auto vending machine" store concept.
Ford's China blitz: 50 new vehicles by 2025
Ford will launch 50 new vehicles in China by 2025, including 15 electrified vehicles, the automaker said at an event in Shanghai.
COMMENTARY: Richard Johnson
Some early insight into Geely's Li
Few Westerners know more about the Chinese auto industry than Michael Dunne.
Ford seals big deal for Chinese EVs in time for Trump
Ford is going all-in on electric cars in China, the world's largest market for battery-powered vehicles, and it wants President Donald Trump to know about it.
Nissan's big vision: Rolling Titan into global markets
Still in launch mode for the Titan pickup in the U.S. market, Nissan is contemplating selling the full-size truck to various global markets.
Auto supplier stocks jump on report Tesla to fully own plant in China
Suppliers' shares jumped after the Wall Street Journal reported that Tesla reached an agreement with Shanghai's government to build a plant in the city's free-trade zone.
Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report
Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.