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2018 China Auto Forum: “Internet thinking” not a pedestal for the auto industry

BEIJING – Automakers should not put “Internet thinking” on a pedestal and overly depend on it, but rather focus to develop related technologies in a pragmatic manner so as to create a competitive advantage in automotive mobility technologies, according to Li Shufu, chairman of Geely Holding Group. Li made the

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Bits & Bytes

China has over 111,950 km of national highway road network and more than 200,000 traffic accidents per annum. Rapid economic development over several decades has led to a boom in the car population on road and commercial vehicles for transportation. Can we hope for some help from automotive technology? The

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FAW Jiefang to cooperate with Continental for product improvement

BARCELONA, Spain – FAW Jiefang and Continental Automotive Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation agreement here on February 27. Based on the agreement, the two parties will work together in the fields including brand, technology, markeing and sales with an aim to improve product function and quality so as to

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Successfully leveraging WeChat in the Chinese auto industry

Mobile marketing as key for automotive OEM customer interaction in China In today’s marketplace, automotive OEMs are concentrating increasing portions of their investment on emerging digital technologies. On their way to become successful digitally enabled and operated businesses, OEMs are focusing on mobility-related business models (e.g. car sharing), digitized manufacturing

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Lear signs agreement for new and expanded A/P HQ and tech complex in Shanghai

SHANGHAI— Lear Corp., a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, signed an agreement on June 6 to construct a modern new and expanded Asia-Pacific regional headquarters and technology complex located in the Yangpu District of Shanghai. Plans for the new building include expansion of Lear’s administrative infrastructure,

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The annual session and the auto industry

The government work report delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at this year’s annual session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) on March 5 again touched upon several issues related to the auto industry. Automotive executives who are delegates of the NPC or members of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

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