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China Predicts Five Million Electric Cars on Its Roads by 2020

China Predicts Five Million Electric Cars on Its Roads by 2020

Five million electric cars on the road in China by 2020? That's the plan from the Chinese central government. According to the China Car Times, it is not a difficult project at all. Five million cars in the next ten years works out to about 200,000 vehicles a year, and it gives the Chinese... read more

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2011 Volvo S60

What's On the Horizon for Volvo?

Now that it's owned by Geely and not by Ford, what's in the future for Swedish automaker Volvo? One thing is certain--change is coming, now that the automaker is no longer... read more October 4, 2010 by  2


 
2012 Ford Focus ST

Alan Mulally: Lincoln Is Going Global

Ford Motor Company and its CEO Alan Mulally have had plenty of news to share with the folks at the 2010 Paris Auto Show. The biggest attention-getter so far may have been the... read more September 30, 2010 by  3


 
U.S. Capitol

General Motors Makes Campaign Donations As IPO Nears

During its bankruptcy and restructuring last year, General Motors suspended all giving to political campaigns. It was the right thing to do for a number of reasons, but... read more September 22, 2010 by  1


 
Audi TT RS

Today in Car News: Audi TT RS, Honda CR-Z, and Saturn Redux

We've told you it's coming--now Audi confirms the TT RS is coming to America. [PRNewswire] Toyota thinks the 2011 Honda CR-Z is on to something, and might want a sporty... read more September 14, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150

Today in Car News: Ford F-150 Safety, Mazda Pickup, and Volt

The Feds want to know if gas-tank straps on the popular Ford F-150 show cause for concern. So do we. We imagine, so does Ford. [New York Times] Mazda's sent out illustrations... read more September 13, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Today in Car News: Leaf and Lance, McLaren and Car Czars

Lance Armstrong could be in for a world of legal nightmares with new doping allegations, but Nissan thinks he's still the guy to front some 2011 Leaf marketing... read more September 7, 2010 by  0


 
Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell

Consumer Concern: Air-Conditioning Refrigerant From China

You may recall the sad case of the contaminated Chinese drywall that erupted last year in Florida, rendering houses uninhabitable. Or the previous year's scandal over... read more August 6, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Kia Sportage

Today at High Gear Media: Kia Sportage, China Wins Volvo and LOLcars

Happy Monday from the gang here at High Gear Media--okay, that's enough, get past your unbridled enthusiasm for work and take a tour with us around the HGM empire for the... read more August 2, 2010 by  0


 
Baojun logo

General Motors Adds A Brand, Launches No-Frills Sedan In China

Here in the U.S., General Motors and its chairman/CEO Ed Whitacre have sold off brands -- or at least tried to --  like they were going out of business. In China, however... read more July 19, 2010 by  1


 
Traffic in China

Nielsen: Chinese Car Buyers Are Feeling A Little Hungover

2009 was a year that many would like to forget, and that goes double for the auto industry. In China, however, 2009 was a boom time for car makers -- a year of steep... read more July 16, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

GM Sells More Cars in China Than in the U.S.

GM is celebrating this week--along with the Independence Day holiday here, it's celebrating some huge sales numbers in Asia. Behind the power of its Buick brand, General... read more July 2, 2010 by  11


 
The Great Wall of China

Beijing Lowers The Great Wall, But Will Detroit Invade?

Over the weekend, China did something fairly extraordinary: the country's central bank allowed China's currency, the yuan, to increase in value against the U.S. dollar. That... read more June 22, 2010 by  0


 
Brilliance BS6 crash test, before modifications, 2007

BMW's Chinese Partner Isn't So Brilliant, Pulls Out Of Europe

Yes, China is on track to become the world's largest single car market. And yes, one or more native Chinese carmakers will likely become fully competitive in the global... read more April 29, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Volvo S60

Hmmm: Volvo's New Owner Promises To 'Liberate This Tiger'

Ford's sale of Volvo to Chinese automaker Geely has been a case of good news/bad news for Volvo enthusiasts. Unfortunately, recent comments from Geely's founder, Li Shufu... read more March 30, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Volvo S60

Today In Brand Sales: Volvo Deal Hits A Snag, HUMMER Probably Dead

Friday usually brings out TCC's optimistic streak, but two news items from Detroit and China have put a cloud over this otherwise sunny day. First, Geely says that its... read more March 19, 2010 by  2


 

 
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