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Foreign carmakers no longer bound by two-JV cap if third JV produces BEVs

BEIJING – Foreign carmakers are no longer limited to having a maximum of two vehicle joint ventures if the third is set up to only produce battery electric vehicles or if they acquire other carmakers in China together with their existing Chinese JV partners, according to the Catalogue for the

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Volkswagen teams up with StarCharge, Tgood and eChargeNet to provide integrated charging solutions in China

BEIJING – Volkswagen Group China signed agreements on June 29 here with three key local charging poles providers and operators (CPOs) to provide convenient, fully integrated and end-to-end charging service to Volkswagen Group brand’s new energy vehicle users in China. The first phase of cooperation with leading CPOs including StarCharge,

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From sports cars to flying cars, Geely takes unorthodox approach to new empire

Little by little, Geely Holding Group is putting the pieces together for what is shaping up to be a new global automotive empire. The path it took to become what it is today, however, has been rather unconventional. The 30-year old company with less than 20 years of car

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Sales performance of China’s major large bus makers in May 2017

BEIJING – China’s large bus (including chassis) sales came to 5,076 units in May, up 29.79 percent from the previous month, but down 8.38 percent from the same period of last year, according to a report on cvworld.cn citing statistics by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Large bus sales

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Sunlong Bus to build NEV production base in Nanning

NANNING, Guangxi – Shanghai Sunlong Bus Co., Ltd. (Sunlong Bus) signed an investment agreement here on June 20 with Nanning municipal government for construction of a new energy vehicle production base in the city, according to a report in Nanning Evening News. Based on the agreement, Sunlong Bus will set

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WABCO and FAW Jiefang sign strategic cooperation framework agreement

BRUSSELS, Belgium – WABCO Holdings Inc. and FAW Jiefang Automotive Company signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement here on June 27. The two partners will work together to advance braking systems, chassis components and other technologies to enhance the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles and fleet operators in China.

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GAC Group and Huawei sign strategic cooperation agreement

GUANGZHOU – Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC Group) signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) here on June 21 to jointly promote the development of both companies. As revealed by GAC Group, the two companies will cooperate in the fields including enterprise management, cloud computing,

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