Automobile industry

Chinese military set up a civil unmanned vehicle

The Chinese military has successfully tested a fully autonomous vehicle, the final version of which can enter into civil use. This is the Internet portal, referring to the publication in the newspaper the Chinese People 's Liberation Army PLA Daily.

The prototype, which was the working title of «Fierce Lion 3" ( Ferocious Lion 3), independently overcome the highway 114 kilometers in 1 hour 25 minutes. Its top speed reaches 105 kilometers per hour.

During the trial -in "Lion" to perform complex maneuvers such as changing lanes in a row, the traffic in heavy traffic and overtaking (he walked 33 times slower machine) more..

Volvo is building two new factories in China

Swedish car manufacturer "Volvo Persunvagnar " (Volvo PV) received from the Ministry of Industry of China all the necessary licenses to produce one of his models. Thus, the production S60L / extended version of S60 / start, as planned, at the company's plant in Chengdu ( the provincial capital of Sichuan ). This was reported today the newspaper " Dagens Industry".

" We had no doubt about the fact that we get a production license prior to the scheduled start of the fourth quarter of the assembly," - said the representative of Stephen Elfstrem. more..

China's automobile industry

China's automobile industry has a little more than half a century. Since the early 90s, it develops very rapidly. Since November 2009, China is the largest car market in the world. In 2009, China produced 13.79 million vehicles, of which 8,000,000 cars. 44.3% of the vehicles produced are local brands (BYD, Lifan, Chang'an, Geely, Chery, Hafei, Jianghuai, Great Wall, Roewe, etc. ), others are produced in joint ventures with foreign automakers such as Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, General Motors, Hyundai, Nissan, Honda, Toyota, etc. Most of the cars made in China, sold in the domestic market. So in 2009 were exported only 369.6 thousand cars. more..

The world's largest salon Aston Martin has opened in Shanghai

The company Aston Martin continues to actively expand into the Chinese market. In Shanghai opened the world's largest dealership British brand that has become the seventh in China. The new showroom has a show room for up to 18 cars. There is also a café, lounge and private rooms where the products of regular partners Aston Martin: Jaeger-LeCoultre watches and audio-visual equipment and Bang & Olufsen.

Appeared in the Chinese market only in 2008 to date has Aston Martin car dealerships in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Shenzhen. In 2012, plans to open three more dealerships in the provinces of Chongqing, Shenyang and Ordos. more..