Categories: Asia Autos

After Chinese Flop in Korea, Indian Rival Takes a Turn

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 22

Mahindra & Mahindra knows how to make tractors. It's the biggest tractor maker in India. The company wants to join local rival Tata Motors - owner of Jaguar and Land...

Buffett-Backed BYD Targets Toyota

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 08

Can an automaker from China capitalize on the Toyota recall scandals? With the reputation of the Prius tarnished, the Chinese company backed by Warren Buffett, BYD, could hardly have found...

Jaguar Starts Making Money for Tata Motors

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 01

Tata's 2008 acquisition of British luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) always seemed to me like a vanity play. The symbolism was nice – Indian company buys high-profile symbol of...

Another Setback for GM's Hummer Sale to China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on February 24

Seems GM will need to find somebody else to take Hummer off its hands. The Chinese government isn’t going to approve a proposed sale to Sichuan Tengzhong, Bloomberg News reports...

Li Ka-shing Follows Warren Buffett’s Path

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on January 26

Before Warren Buffett invested in the company, few investors outside China knew much about BYD, a Chinese manufacturer of batteries for mobile phones. Then Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway paid $231 million...

Prius on Top in Japan, but at What Cost?

Posted by: Ian Rowley on January 08

Here in Japan there is no denying that the third generation Toyota Prius is a smash hit. Earlier today, official figures showed that the Prius, underpinned by hefty government incentives...

Chinese Automaker SAIC Targets India

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on December 08

It’s been a busy week for China’s top automaker. Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp (SAIC) today announced it had formed a joint venture with Japanese electronics company Pioneer to produce car...

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