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Toyota will expand capacity at its auto plant in China's Guangzhou, a company source told Reuters, in addition to beefing up production at a factory in Tianjin city by 120,000 vehicles a year.
Faraday aims to reach annual production capacity of 5 million vehicles after 10 years.
BMW said around 400 BMW X4 crossovers, built in the U.S., are being withheld from delivery to Chinese customers until a potential brake problem has been fixed as part of a global safety recall.
Ford said its sales in China fell 32 percent in July from a year earlier to 57,662 vehicles, as the automaker continued to suffer from a lack of fresh models in the world's largest auto market.
Mercedes SUVs and crossovers are being checked for potential problems by Shanghai customs authorities, as a trade dispute between the U.S. and China heats up.
GM said it is seeking an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision crossover in a move to prevent the model from becoming a victim of the U.S.-China trade war.
GYON said it launched a partnership with Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters to build a prototype for the first in a hoped-for portfolio of electric vehicles.
Ford hopes a new midsize crossover in China will help it stem mounting losses in the world's largest vehicle market.
Cash-strapped Tesla has yet to reveal details of the investment needed for its Shanghai plant. But it has already started hiring for the facility.
Imports declined in June as automakers delayed shipments before tariff cuts on foreign-made vehicles took effect last month, according to an industry association.
GM could pull the China-made Buick Envision from the U.S. market if the Trump administration does not grant the company a tariff exemption on the vehicle.
The company is considering raising funds in China to finance at least a portion of the investment for the plant, a person familiar with the plans told Bloomberg.
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