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Wang Xiangyin appointed president of Hawtai Motor Group

BEIJING – Wang Xiangyin, former vice president of Beiqi-Foton, has moved to Hawtai Motor Group as its new president in charge of the group’s management and operation, reporting directly to chairman of Hawtai Holding Group, according to a report on auto.sina.com.cn, citing company information. Wang Guozhu, former vice director of

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The 7th Global NEV Conference: redefining the automobile

BEIJING – The 7th Global NEV Conference, organized by d1ev.com, was held on December 17 here. Executives from new energy vehicle manufacturers, suppliers and tech companies shared their ideas on the future development of China’s smart EV industry, new business models and market trends. Pang Yicheng, chairman of Beijing Zhidian

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Charging forward: China to build more EV charging facilities

In 2015, China sold 330,000 new energy vehicles. The record-making sales volume made China the world’s No. 1 EV market. However statistics from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) show, charging poles numbered merely 57,000 by the end of 2015. While the central government planned to have 40,000 charging poles

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A multi-billion RMB bet ¨C Chinese mobility service market

The giant global auto industry is experiencing unprecedented disruption as its 130-year-old business model is turned completely inside out. Such changes are happening faster in China than in the rest of the world, where the size and scale of the urban population and the sheer numbers of virtuous connected consumers

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Moving forward: Robin Li maps out global expansion for Baidu

In 1999, bearing a dream of “changing people’s life with science and technology,” Robin (Yanhong) Li returned to China from New York and founded Baidu. After years of efforts, Li has one of the most impressive search engine technical teams in the world. Its management team, product design team, development

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China automobile sales up 16.55 percent in November

BEIJING – China’s automobile sales in November increased 16.55 percent from the previous year to 2.94 million units, according to data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on December 12. Passenger vehicle sales reached 2,590,200 units, up 17.25 percent, while commercial vehicle sales reached 348,500 units, up 11.7

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