China regulator to propose 50% cut to car purchase tax

October 29, 2018
China's top economic planning body is proposing to cut the tax levied on car purchases by half, as the impact of an escalating trade war with the United States threatens to slow the Chinese economy and affect demand for vehicles, Bloomberg reported on Monday.

UK production falls 17% on diesel squeeze, Brexit

October 25, 2018
LONDON -- British car production fell by 17 percent last month, hit by new emissions regulations, model changes, trade tensions, and uncertainty over diesel policy and Brexit, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said in a statement.

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover to cut output in UK plant

September 18, 2018
Tata Motors' luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover is cutting its production schedule at a plant in the U.K. starting next month, citing the uncertainties triggered by Britain's exit from the European Union

Suzuki exits China to boost focus on India and Africa

September 5, 2018
Suzuki Motor will stop producing vehicles in China, the world's largest car market, amid flagging sales and the rise of electric vehicles, a field the Japanese carmaker has not waded into.

China taps Japan to create single standard in faster car chargers

August 23, 2018
China's auto sector has chosen to work with its Japanese counterparts to create a common standard in next-generation chargers for electric vehicles, with an eye on the safety features that Japan is known for.

Nissan deepens China dependence with 30% boost in production

August 20, 2018
Nissan Motor will spend about 100 billion yen ($904 million) to build a new assembly plant in China and expand production lines at two existing plants there, looking to raise passenger car capacity in the country 30% by 2020.
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