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The tariff cut and its short- and long-term impacts on the industry

The swift move by the Ministry of Finance on May 22 to cut import tariffs for automobiles and components (see China reduces import tariffs for autos to 15 percent, components tariffs cut to 6 percent), coming just 42 days after President Xi Jinping vowed at the Bo’ao Forum for Asia

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Continental to double sales revenues in China to €10 billion by 2020 as tech content increases

HANOVER, Germany – Continental expects annual revenues in China to double to €10 billion by 2020 buoyed by a significant increase in new technology content in vehicles over the next few years, according to CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart. Dr. Degenhart made the comments while responding to questions from the media

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IHS Markit: China autonomous vehicle sales to reach 14.5 million units in 2040, nearly half of 33 million expected globally

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan – Buoyed by mobility services and pending regulations on autonomous vehicle testing and deployment, China is expected to sell 14.5 million autonomous vehicles in 2040, accounting for nearly half of the more than 33 million autonomous vehicles expected to be sold globally that year, according to the latest

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Innovated in China, applied globally? Adient says yes

SHANGHAI – Can multinational suppliers innovate technologies in China and apply them globally? The answer from Adient is a definite yes. “In the future, some of the things that we develop for China actually will then be globalized in other markets because of the unique solutions that we will find

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Major industry executive changes in 2016

Brand Origin Name New Position Previous Position U.S. Sheng Wenjiang Transferred back to the U.S. VP of GM China Sales, Service & Marketing; VP of SAIC-GM                   Marc Comeau VP of GM China Sales, Service and Marketing; VP of SAIC-GM                   VP of GM

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Happy Chinese New Year of the Rooster!

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year of the Rooster! The rooster is associated with fidelity and punctuality. People born in the year of the Rooster are beautiful, kind-hearted, hard-working, courageous, independent, humorous and honest. They might also be arrogant, self-aggrandizing, persuasive to others and wild. Those traits might foretell some of

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