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China PV end-user sales in August 2017: Inventory digestion continues

According to data from CBU Analytics, China’s registration volume of passenger cars, MPVs and SUVs in August 2017 reached 2.08 million units, up 6.78 percent year-on-year. Sales of passenger vehicles with engine displacement of 1.6L and below remained on an upward trend, taking up just about two-thirds of the total

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Continental and China Unicom open new JV to provide ITS solutions in China

SHANGHAI – Continental and China Unicom Smart Connection (CUSC), a fully owned subsidiary of China Unicom, unveiled their newly formed joint venture – Unicom Continental Intelligent Transportation Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (UCIT) – on October 19 on the sidelines of the 2nd Global CCAR & IoT MNO Summit. The unveiling

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See you in 2018 and 2019: AIWAYS’ first cars and next investment on their way

SHANGRAO, Jiangxi – Fu Qiang believes as long as AIWAYS remains conscientious and serious about building products and a company, production approval will come naturally. The co-founder and president of China’s latest smart EV startup made the comments at a media briefing here on September 29 on the sidelines of

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GETRAG’s ultimate goal is to provide mobility that people enjoy

TIANJIN – GETRAG’s ultimate goal is to provide mobility that people enjoy and the industry should consider both the affordability and sustainability of new technologies when it comes to vehicle electrification, according to Young-Ho Lee, CEO of the Asia Pacific region of the independent transmission manufacturer under Magna Powertrain. Lee

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Yihang.AI and CHJ Automotive reach strategic cooperation to develop L4 autonomous driving vehicle

BEIJING – Yihang.AI, a Changchun, Jilin Province-based startup focused on providing autonomous driving solutions, announced on October 13 that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with smart EV startup CHJ Automotive in the autonomous driving field. The first volume production SUV from CHJ Automotive will adopt an Autopilot solution

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Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives Technology: 2017 CTI Symposium (China) held in Shanghai

SHANGHAI – The 6th CTI Symposium was held on September 25-27 in Shanghai with a theme of Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives Technology where automobile experts gathered to exchange ideas on transmission technology developments and discuss the development of China’s automobile market. “In the past decade, China’s automotive market

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New electric era: Polestar and Chang’an make bold electrification moves

The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress is in session this week but that does not mean the auto industry was quiet. The two biggest news of the week, perhaps, were Polestar’s launch as an independent electric performance brand and Chang’an’s announcement that it plans to stop selling

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