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China EV100 Forum 2018: NEV policy continuity to be maintained

BEIJING – China will continue to maintain the continuity of policies for new energy vehicles, according to Wan Gang, minster of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Wan made the comments in his speech at the China EV100 Forum 2018 held in Beijing on January 20-21, which attracted some 3,000

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A smoother ride: ClearMotion scouting Chinese customers for proactive ride system

LAS VEGAS – ClearMotion is trying to do for vehicle suspension what Bose accomplished with the noise canceling headphones: smoothing out the bumpiness in rides through a proprietary active suspension technology bundled in a product it calls PowerPack. And the latest generation of this gadget it showed at CES 2018

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Continental to introduce HTS and DPS exhaust gas sensor tech to Chinese market

SHANGHAI – Continental is bringing its latest exhaust gas sensor technology to the Chinese market to meet stringent motor vehicle emissions standards, the technology company said in a statement on January 30. Continental’s smart High Temperature Sensor (HTS) and Differential Pressure Sensor (DPS) are designed to offer fast response and

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Groupe PSA becomes first foreign carmaker to launch a smartphone app for car loans in China

WUHAN – Groupe PSA has become the first foreign carmaker to launch a smartphone app for car loans in China, the French automaker said in a statement on January 25. The Dongfeng PSA Finance app, available for download on Android and iOS, uses different technologies such as electronic signatures, optical character

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Gestamp and BHAP establish JV to produce stamping components in China

BEIJING – Spanish supplier Gestamp, a multinational company specialized in the design, development and manufacture of highly engineered metal components, signed a joint venture agreement with Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. (BHAP), the auto components subsidiary of BAIC Group, China’s fifth largest auto maker, on January 25. The JV will

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China’s used vehicle transactions top 12 million units in 2017

BEIJING – Used vehicle transaction volume of 1,068 used vehicle trading markets in 31 provinces reached 12.4 million units in 2017, up 19.33 percent year-on-year, with transaction value of ¥809.2 billion, according to data released by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) on January 24. In 2017, transaction of used basic passenger

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Pricol forms alliance with Dongguan Shenpeng for EV cooling solution

COIMBATORE, India – Indian supplier Pricol Ltd. has entered into an exclusive partnership with Dongguan Shenpeng Electronics Co., Ltd. for introducing electric water pumps in the Indian market. The latest cooperation with the Chinese firm is to gearing itself for the evolving electric vehicle market in the country. Pricol plans

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