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Faurecia and Dongfeng subsidiary to form components JV

SHANGHAI – French automotive supplier Faurecia and Dongfeng Hongtai, a majority-owned subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Corp., signed a partnership agreement on March 27 to form a joint venture to develop, produce and sell automotive interior and exterior components, according to a Faurecia news release. The JV will serve Dongfeng and

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Honda to exhibit world premiere of all-new concept model at Auto Shanghai

BEIJING – Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, announced on March 31 that it plans to exhibit the world premiere of an all-new concept model as well as other all-new Honda models at Auto Shanghai 2015. Jointly with two Chinese joint ventures GAC-Honda and

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Volvo Car Group demonstrates self-driving technology in Beijing

BEIJING – Volvo Car Group demonstrated its groundbreaking technology for putting self-driving cars in the hands of real customers by 2017 in Beijing at the end of March, according to a company news release. Volvo Cars presented a unique, complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars

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Shanghai-GM to produce 1.0T engines in Wuha

SHANGHAI – Shanghai-GM will manufacture new generation C-series 1.0T engines at its plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province, according to a statement released by Wuhan Provincial Development and Reform Commission at the end of March, as reported by Gasgoo.com. The engines, which are expected to be put into production in 2017,

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GKN Driveline expands capacity at Chongqing plant

CHONGQING – GKN Driveline has nearly tripled its manufacturing capacity at its Chongqing plant to support the expansion plans of its car manufacturer customer base, according to a company news release. GKN Chongqing Driveshaft (GDC), a joint venture between GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems Co., Ltd (SDS) and Chinese automaker Chang’an,

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Goodyear establishes Tire Development Center in China

DALIAN, Liaoning – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has established its first development center in China, according to a company announcement on March 26. Located in Pulandian, Liaoning Province, the new center expands Goodyear’s capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region and will enable it to increase the speed and efficiency of

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