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VAMA continues to grow in China despite market decline thanks to “strength” in high quality steel

– Exclusive interview with Jurgen Cobbaut, CMO of VAMA CHANGSHA, Hunan – China’s auto market may be in the midst of its worst downturn ever, but Valin ArcelorMittal Automotive Steel Co., Ltd. (VAMA) is still growing despite the decline. “It’s a paradox,” said Jurgen Cobbaut, CMO of VAMA. “We are actually getting

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China auto sales down 4.3 percent in July, NEV sales fall for first time

BEIJING – China’s auto sales have now fallen 13 consecutive months since July 2018.   Sales this past July reached 1.81 million units, down 12.1 percent month-on-month and 4.3 percent year-on-year, according to data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on August 12.   Passenger vehicle sales in July reached 1.53 million

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Huawei wants to make vehicles “harmonious” with new OS, expects C-V2X on 15 percent of vehicles by 2025

DONGGUAN, Guangdong – Huawei’s move into the automotive ecosphere has taken another major step. Less than four months after China’s leading global provider of ICT (information & communications technology) infrastructure and smart devices vehemently said at Auto Shanghai 2019 that it does not plan to make cars but rather wants to

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