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China faces an added threat down the road: Capacity glut

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
The news coming out of China right now is bad, and chances are, it’s going to get worse.

Chinese automaker BAIC Motor in talks to buy Daimler shares

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Chinese automaker BAIC Motor is in talks with Daimler AG about taking a stake in the German luxury carmaker, two sources with knowledge of the matter have told Reuters.

Subaru sees no immediate return to Tianjin port after blast

10:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
Subaru maker Fuji Heavy Industries said today that it will keep diverting car exports from Tianjin to Shanghai for now because its Tianjin operations...

China's BAIC in talks to take Daimler stake, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
Chinese automaker BAIC Motor is in talks with Daimler about taking a stake in the German luxury carmaker, Reuters reported.

China's luxury shoppers hit pause amid roiling markets

7:40 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
The rout in China stocks is posing another threat to the world's biggest car market, jeopardizing growth plans for companies from Volkswagen AG to...

Toyota poised to restart production at China plant

10:22 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015
Toyota said it will restart work today at China plants that were shut after explosions in the city of Tianjin.

Toyota poised to restart production at China plant shut in blast

6:28 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Toyota said it will restart work Thursday at China plants that were shut after explosions in the city of Tianjin.

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China meltdown has burned global carmakers

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
When a chemical warehouse in Tianjin, China, exploded this month, destroying some 10,000 parked vehicles, cynics suggested that the disaster might...

Daimler 'still confident' in China sales outlook after market plunge

8:19 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Daimler AG, counting on China to provide the most fuel for car demand growth this year, pledged to keep up its investments after the country's...

Toyota extends halt in Tianjin operations through Wednesday

6:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015
Toyota said its operations near the Chinese port of Tianjin will remain shut at least through Wednesday due to safety concerns as fires continue to...

GM, Ford use 'veiled threat' of imports to gain leverage with UAW

7:02 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015
GM and Ford are contemplating building cars with lower-paid workers in Mexico and China, a strategy that would improve their hand in contract talks...

Jaguar Land Rover assesses damage to vehicles caught in blasts at China port

7:35 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata said that 'many' of the 5,800 Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles it had at Tianjin port in China were likely to have been...

Former Ford Europe COO tapped to recruit for U.S.-Chinese EV startup

2:58 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2015
Martin Leach, former COO at Ford of Europe, is recruiting staff for a new electric car manufacturer based mainly in China and California.

Toyota extends halt in Tianjin operations on safety concerns

7:04 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2015
Toyota said today its operations near the Chinese port of Tianjin will remain closed at least until Sunday, extending a suspension originally set...

UAW calls potential China-made Buick 'alarming'

11:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2015
The UAW is criticizing the prospect of General Motors importing a Buick crossover from China, calling the potential move "alarming."

Hyundai, Kia replace China executives after sales slump

11:12 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2015
Hyundai and sister automaker Kia replaced three China executives, the South Korean carmaker said today, after sales skidded in the country, the...

Has the Taurus comeback story come to an end?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
The Taurus, a once-revolutionary nameplate that Ford already killed off once, until Alan Mulally arrived and gave it new life, again has an uncertain...

Will U.S. get Buick made in China?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
In 2013, GM polled some U.S.

Inferno aftermath

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015
Global automakers including Volkswagen, Hyundai and Toyota were scrambling last week to assess the damage from a pair of chemical explosions that...

Toyota loses China output as plants stay shut on Tianjin blasts

10:42 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2015
Toyota will lose its biggest source of car production within China for at least three days, as automakers struggle to assess the damage of last...

Toyota says more than 50 staff injured in China port explosions

6:28 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2015
Toyota said today more than 50 of its employees were injured by Wednesday night's explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin that killed 56 people.