Chery http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53563/more en Automakers Bristle at Zimbabwe’s Buy-Local Order http://wardsauto.com/industry/automakers-bristle-zimbabwe-s-buy-local-order <div class="field-byline"> Ceaser Mhukahuru </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The president of the Motor Trade Assn. of Zimbabwe says the capabilities of the country’s assemblers are so limited the directive to government agencies and public institutions to buy at least 80% locally made vehicles may be ignored.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/automakers-bristle-zimbabwe-s-buy-local-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/automakers-bristle-zimbabwe-s-buy-local-order#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Africa / Middle East Africa - Regional Industry Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chery Land Rover Mazda Mitsubishi Capacity Utilization Globalization Local Content Purchashing Trade Vehicle Assembly Thu, 10 Sep 2015 09:11:00 +0000 1338441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Local assembler Quest building Mitsubishi Triton.</strong></p> Chinese Automakers Retrench as Iran’s Market Reopens http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens <div class="node-body article-body">With the lifting of sanctions against Iran in exchange for curtailing its nuclear program, Chinese automakers will face more competition as other foreign companies step up production in the country, increase imports, or both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Analysis Industry Iran Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chery Dongfeng FAW SAIC Globalization Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1334331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally assembled Chinese Haima S7 displayed at Mashhad auto show.</strong></p> Chinese Automakers Eye Direct Investment in Russia http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinese-automakers-eye-direct-investment-russia <div class="node-body article-body">While Chinese automakers accounted for only about a 3.3% share of Russia’s LV market year-to-date, their plans for growth in the country are ambitious.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinese-automakers-eye-direct-investment-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinese-automakers-eye-direct-investment-russia#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Industry Russia Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chery Geely Globalization Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:37:00 +0000 1143411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Great Wall plans annual output of 150,000 Haval vehicles in city of Tula.</strong></p> Design Passion Grows Alongside China’s Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/design-passion-grows-alongside-china-s-auto-industry <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szczesny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chery design chief James Hope, formerly with General Motors, concedes Chinese automakers have imported “expats” to help upgrade car designs, but adds a lot of local talent is emerging.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/design-passion-grows-alongside-china-s-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/design-passion-grows-alongside-china-s-auto-industry#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry China Interiors Technology Miscellaneous Chery Geely General Motors Exterior Globalization Interior Labor & Human Resources Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:18:00 +0000 1140321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chery TX concept wins 2013 design award.</strong></p> Violence, Economic Crisis Hit Ukraine Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/industry/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry <div class="node-body article-body">ZAZ, the country’s only full-cycle automaker, manufactured only 10,622 cars in first-half 2014, compared with 252,476 in 2008, and may halt production in September because of parts shortages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Africa / Middle East Europe Analysis Industry Egypt Russia Ukraine Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chery Chevrolet Daewoo Hyundai Lada Skoda Logistics Production Sales Results Stamping Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:19:00 +0000 1070281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Re-badged Chevrolet Aveo sold as ZAZ Vida.</strong></p> Chinese Suppliers Respond as OEMs Raise Quality Bar http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Domestic suppliers in China have had to correct bad habits such as altering specs to save a few cents. Now, a growing number are producing world-class parts in response to demand by, and with help from, global automakers and suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Industry China Manufacturing Technology Miscellaneous Baojun Chery Geely General Motors Magna Volkswagen Component Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Magneti Marelli Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:05:00 +0000 1044881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Magneti Marelli works closely with local suppliers to improve quality.</strong></p> 2014 Beijing Auto Show: View From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">While China's economy is slowing down there is no sign Chinese consumers and media are becoming less crazy for cars. On the Sunday allegedly reserved only for the media, the Beijing Auto Show was bursting at the seams with people desperate to see the latest new vehicles and concepts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Beijing Auto Show Industry China Technology Miscellaneous Chery Chevrolet Jinbei Lincoln 2014 Beijing Auto Show Future Products Globalization Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:53:00 +0000 1005441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Young enthusiast sits on dad&#39;s shoulders to photograph the latest supercar coming to China. (Drew Winter)</strong></p> New CUV Continues Citroen’s Upmarket Push in China http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-cuv-continues-citroen-s-upmarket-push-china <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The JV is targeting the brand at the fast-growing luxury segment of the world’s biggest automotive market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-cuv-continues-citroen-s-upmarket-push-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-cuv-continues-citroen-s-upmarket-push-china#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Beijing Auto Show Industry China Retail France Dealer Miscellaneous Chery Citroen Retail Sales & Marketing 2014 Beijing Auto Show Globalization Product Development Vehicle Assembly Shenzhen Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 994671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Citroen-Chery JV to display souped-up DS5 5LS R concept at Beijing.</strong></p> Fiat Chrysler Deal to Build Jeeps in Russia Falters http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-chrysler-deal-build-jeeps-russia-falters <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker had negotiated a rescue plan with the Russian government to assemble Jeeps at the TagAZ facility, but that deal has expired and may be canceled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-chrysler-deal-build-jeeps-russia-falters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/fiat-chrysler-deal-build-jeeps-russia-falters#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Industry Russia Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chery Fiat Hyundai Jeep Capacity Utilization Globalization Production Restructuring Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Derways Sberbank Taganrog TagAZ VTB Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:19:00 +0000 960881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Russians take wheel at Jeep Territory promotion.</strong></p> Qoros to Unveil Second Model at Geneva Show http://wardsauto.com/industry/qoros-unveil-second-model-geneva-show <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 3 Hatch looks even better-balanced than the 3 Sedan, thanks in part to its unusually long wheelbase and wider stance that outdistance competitors such as the Volkswagen Golf and Mercedes B-Class.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/qoros-unveil-second-model-geneva-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/qoros-unveil-second-model-geneva-show#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Industry China Geneva Auto Show Technology Switzerland Miscellaneous Chery 2014 Geneva Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:55:00 +0000 954761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Increased dimensions give Qoros 3 Hatch one of roomiest cabins in class.</strong></p>