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China releases requirements for new electric passenger vehicle manufacturers

BEIJING – China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) released a document on entry requirement for NEV production for public opinion on its website on November 26. The document stipulates the requirements for investment and production projects of new electric passenger vehicle manufacturers. Enterprises applying for new NEV investment projects

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BorgWarner supplies turbocharging technology for Volkswagen in China

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan – BorgWarner supplies its advanced turbocharging technology for Volkswagen’s latest four-cylinder gasoline engine for the Chinese market, according to a company news release. BorgWarner’s turbocharger helps the automaker’s 1.4-liter gasoline engines deliver superior responsiveness over the entire engine speed range. Available with outputs of 96-101 kW, the

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Tokio Marine to sell compulsory auto liability insurance in China

SHANGHAI – China’s insurance watchdog, China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC), has recently authorized Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Company (China) Ltd. (TMNF China) to sell compulsory auto liability insurance, according to a TMNF China press release. Established in September 1994, with a registered capital of ¥400 million ($66.7 million),

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Liu Minghui: Fuel consumption regulations will drive NEV development in China

BEIJING – China’s fuel consumption regulations will be a key driver of new energy vehicle (NEV) development, said Liu Minghui, director of Electric Vehicle Department, R&D Center of FAW Group Corp., at the 5th Green Vehicle Convention 2014 held in Beijing on November 12. According to the Passenger Vehicle Corporate

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