General Motors Co. and its local partners, intensifying competition in China in the no-frills car market, formally opened another plant for its low-cost Baojun brand.
German luxury car maker BMW has launched its all-new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe in diesel variant, priced at GBP 99073 (all-India ex-showroom), in the domestic market.
Japan's Toyota Motor Corp 7203.T, Nissan Motor Co 7201.T and Honda Motor Co 7267.T plan to slash production in China by roughly half, the Nikkei newspaper reported, as a territorial row between Asia's two largest economies cuts sales of Japanese cars in the world's biggest auto market.
A car bomb exploded near a police headquarters in the Syrian capital Damascus, state media and opposition activists said.
Higher fuel prices and interest rates and a slowdown in the economy saw car sales plummeting more than 18 percent in August, the biggest drop in 10 months, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said.
Domestic passenger car sales recorded the slowest growth in the last seven months in May at 2.78 percent and stood at 1,63,229 units from 1,58,809 units sold in the corresponding month of last year.
South Korean carmakers marked their record monthly exports last month due to robust overseas demand for small-sized cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) manufactured domestically, a government report showed.