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Can A Giant Vending Machine Solve China's Pollution Problem?

Posted 01.27.2014 | Green

China has a pollution problem, and Chinese vehicle manufacturer Kandi Technologies thinks it can help solve it. As car sales reach an all-time high...

Innovation Earth: Reinventing The Wheel... Er, Tire

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

If there's one prediction I can make about our future world, it is this: There will be a lot of tires. The latest forecast puts 1.7 billion cars on ...

China's Love Affair With Cars Chokes Air In Cities

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Endless lines of slow-moving cars emerge like apparitions and then disappear again into the gloom of the thick smog that has shrouded Beiji...

GM Aims Low In China

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business

BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors Co. and its local partners, intensifying competition in China in the no-frills car market, on Sunday formally opene...

Struggling To Lead The Charge On Electric Cars

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green

BEIJING (AP) — China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped. In 200...

Car Crazy China: Where Ego and Anxiety Collide

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.20.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Parking spaces are far and few in between. Highways are choked with bumper-to-bumper traffic. Even car washes are rare. Still, people buy. The question is, "Why?"

GM: China 'The Crown Jewel' Of Our Universe

AP | TINI TRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China will play a much bigger role in General Motors Co.'s plans including clean energy vehicles as it moves to capitalize further on rapi...

Chinese Firm Buys Volvo

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — Geely Holding Group completed its acquisition of Ford Motor Co.'s Volvo unit Monday in a $1.5 billion deal that gives the small-but-am...

GM: China Sales Up 67 Percent In 2009

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — General Motors Co. said Monday that 2009 sales in China by the company and its local partners rose 67 percent to a record 1.8 million ...

China Poised To Take On Role Of Global Trendsetter

nytimes.com | KEITH BRADSHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHANGHAI -- After a century in which American tastes largely set the course of the global automotive market, China is poised to increasingly take on t...