Prospective investors walk around the Royal Scenic Peninsula, an Evergrande luxury development in Guangzhou, China, in March, 2009. Experts are warning of an imminent failure for the property giant. Photograph: Alex Hofford/The New York Times

Global markets have watched anxiously as a huge and deeply indebted Chinese property company flirts with default, fearing that any collapse could ripp(...)

Cars and a motorcycle drive past a Tesla dealership in Shanghai, China on April 6th.Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Tesla set a price for its longer-range variant of its locally-built Model 3 saloons in China just 13 per cent higher than its entry-level model, a sig(...)

A Chinese employee in  a factory in Hangzhou in Zhejiang province. China’s GDP grew 6.6% in 2018. Photograph:  EPA

China, the world’s second largest economy, grew at its slowest rate since 1990 last year, igniting fears of a significant knock-on effect on the globa(...)

With China’s economy slowing and air pollution at the top of the political agenda, new-energy vehicles will be a key feature of this year’s Auto China show in Shanghai. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

When it comes to the global car market, no single event quite reflects the change in auto manufacturers’ global emphasis than Auto China, the motor sh(...)

Slowdown: growth in China’s car market was 6 percent in January, a third of the rate seen in December. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

Pollution-control measures and a government austerity campaign are having an impact on the number of cars sold in China, the world’s lar(...)

The Chinese share the global affection for German cars, but they are particularly fond of the Mercedes S-Class, and this scooped the debutant China Ca(...)