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Shanghai car show

The 15th edition of Shanghai’s biennial ‘International Automobile & Manufacturing Technology Exhibition’, the oldest of its kind in China, runs from 21-29 April

Geely grapples with the Volvo gears

Acquisition of the ailing brand has presented big cultural challenges

Video: Japan autos in China hope for cooler relations

The FT’s Patti Waldmeir reports on how Japanese carmakers are pinning their hopes on winning over Chinese drivers with new releases

Joint venture brands – who is kidding whom?

To judge from all the happy displays of Sino-foreign joint venture cooperation, China has now got its way. Or has it?

Chinese buyers shy away from luxury

China cedes Rolls-Royce top slot

Japan carmakers cannot escape island spat

Dealers wary as diplomatic tensions linger

Cyclists ride past and take a look at a Ferrari parked illegally and blocking the bicycle lane off a main road in Beijing

Video: China’s car dream sours

After a decade of runaway car sales, Chinese cities are threatened by dangerous levels of pollution and traffic congestion

Congestion pushes Chinese on to their bikes

‘Smog and clog’ are bringing cycling back into fashion

Daimler takes stake in Chinese carmaker

German carmaker to pay €640m for 12% of BAIC

Volvo to take minority stake in Dongfeng

Swedish company to pay $1bn for 45% of Chinese truckmaker