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Beiqi-Foton to build new plant in Sichua

BEIJING – Beiqi-Foton Motor Co. Ltd. (Beiqi-Foton) signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with the government of Deyang city in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province in early October, according to a report in China Business Times. Under the agreement, Beiqi-Foton will build a plant in the Deyang Economic and Technology Development Zone

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Antonov launches 6-speed automatic transmission at Chengdu A1 Grand Prix

CHENGDU, Sichuan – Antonov Automotive Technologies, the U.K.-based transmission technology specialist, launched its small and lightweight 6-speed automatic transmission at the Chengdu A1 Grand Prix on November 8-9. Now Antonov is said to have attached great importance to securing production purchase agreements from consumers on 6-speed automatic transmissions, which have to

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Guangzhou-Toyota recalls Yaris

GUANGZHOU – Guangzhou-Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (GTMC) has been recalling 278 units of the Yaris (MT variant) since November 3 due to defective manual transmission it is equipped, according to a recent announcement by the State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. The affected cars were produced between May

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