Home > 2012 > May

Volkswage’s DSG Rashomo

By Sun Xiaohong, CBU Guest Columnist Volkswagen’s DSG problem is now a hot topic that keeps popping up whenever media people meet. While many publications choose to remain silent, some who question the fairness of VW’s decision have spoken out. Let us first review what has happened. Owners of

| | | | | | | | | | | | Read More

Heavy-duty truck makers to benefit from drop and pull transport subsidy

    BEIJING – The Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Transport released the Road Drop and Pull Transport Trial Funds Management Measures recently to subsidize road drop and pull transport trial projects with a maximum ¥10 million ($1.59 million) subsidy, reported Shanghai Securities News. Projects with investments of or

| | | | Read More

China sets fuel consumption limit for commercial vehicles

BEIJING – The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) set a new fuel consumption limit for commercial vehicles weighing more than 3,500 kg, which will be implemented from July 1, 2012. Fuel consumption in loaded mode of new applicant models must fulfill the Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicle Fuel Consumption Limit

| | Read More

Overseas acquisitions provide core technologies

  A sudden global financial crisis brought forth great opportunity for Chinese automakers and suppliers conducting overseas acquisitions for core technologies. A successful overseas acquisition is a shortcut for Chinese companies to upgrade their products and enter overseas markets. Geely Holding, for example, can transfer technology from its wholly-owned subsidiary

| | | | | | Read More