About us

CarNewsChina.com is the leading portal for news, analysis, and information about the Chinese auto industry. It was founded in Beijing in April 2010 by Tycho de Feijter and stands stronger than ever today.

CarNewsChina.com reports on the auto industry, the auto market, auto shows, car sales, new cars, new car programs, long-term strategies, new energy vehicles, commercial vehicles, government programs and policies, car culture, automotive history, rare cars potted on the street, and supercars.

Our Drivers:

Jiri Opletal Email, Articles

As a student, he worked as an editor in chief of University newspapers for 5 years, later he was an editor of various tech-related media. He studied at National Taipei University, after which he started doing business with China. For 10 years he was building a company that was helping Chinese startups (Xiaomi, Oppo,. ) with European expansion. In 2019, after burnout due to working 16 hours a day and pending between Europe and Shenzhen office, he sold the company and took a rest for a couple of years.  He is a huge fan of automotive, new technologies and super passionate about new Chinese cars and the whole industry in general.

Tycho de Feijter. Articles

China expert and analyst specialized in Cars and Trucks. Founder of CarNewsChina.com, the largest portal for news and information about the Chinese auto industry. Skilled and obsessive researcher, wise and experienced analyst, creative and tireless writer, and a fanatic collector of Chinese tin toys and battery-powered kitsch. Based in Beijing for over ten years, immersed in Chinese culture through marriage, hobby, and work.

Joey Wang. Articles.

Has been writing about Chinese cars since he was born. Specializes in industry news, loves sales numbers, and understands more than anyone about the workings on the Chinese government concerning cars.

W.E. Ning. Articles.

A true all-rounder. always keeps one eye on the latest cars arriving on the Chinese market. The other eye does everything else. Specialized in ‘foreign’ brands on the Chinese market.

Our Drivers speak and operate as a single entity, almost as a single organism. When one is busy with beer, they all are. When one goes on holiday, they all go. When one is high with Chery, they all fly.


8 thoughts on “About us”

  1. Hi – I like your website! Your research is excellent. I visited the Shanghai Tesla Service Centre at Lianhua Road Minhang District recently. It was open for business and I saw dozens of new unregistered Teslas stored ouside in the car park, waiting for buyers. I can email some pictures to you if you want. Best wishes from Anthony in Sydney Australia.

  2. Just noticed on the very first line of this article you have a typo in your URL, it says CarNewChina.com its missing the (s).

    Great and fun site by the way.

  3. Hello l‘m a bus spotter since 2010 to take a lot
    of photos about old bus in China and l find my picture in your post what about Yanjing minibus.

  4. Hey, Ive been reading your website for a while now. I have a few business inquiries that I would like to talk to about with you, Tycho. You would like to hear what I have to say. Contact me through my email that I entered when leaving this reply. Thank you.

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