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Sino-U.S. JV developing motorsport venue with a commercial twist

CHONGQING – A Sino-U.S. joint venture would rollout V1 Auto World by the end of 2018, a premiere end-to-end automobile destination spread over 650,000 square meters integrating world-class motorsports with innovative automotive commerce and leisure. The project involves investment of ¥6 billion by the New York-based Waitex Group and Hong

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From Chongqing to Silicon Valley: Sokon’s SF Motors eyes SF5 smart electric SUV launch in ’19

SANTA CLARA, California – Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, one of the motorcycle “gangs” out of the southwestern city of Chongqing, has just flexed its muscle 6,000 miles away in Silicon Valley as it looks to expand globally and take on smart EV startups like NIO and Byton who have already established

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China’s first large-scale integrated ICV test base starts construction

CHONGQING – China’s first large-scale integrated intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) test base, wholly created by China Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co., Ltd. (CAERI) and planned by National Motor Vehicle Quality Supervision and Inspection Center (Chongqing), officially started construction in Chongqing on January 18. This ICV test base is planned to

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Continental breaks ground for new R&D Center in Chongqing

CHONGQING – Continental broke ground for its new R&D Center here on June 8 that will focus on electrical, mechanical and system requirement engineering, software development and test capabilities for automotive electronics applications, new energy vehicle and industry business sectors. With an investment of ¥280 million, the Chongqing R&D Center

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BAIC Yinxiang, Chongqing Bisu start capacity expansion projects in Chongqing

CHONGQING – BAIC Yinxiang Automobile Co., Ltd. started its output capacity expansion project at Hechuang Industrial Park in Chongqing on June 28. Chongqing Bisu Automobile Co., Ltd., located in Hehcuang Industrial Park, also began its production capacity expansion project at the same day. Taking a total area of 760,000 square

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Pivoting to a new round of development: auto industry converges in Chongqing for annual GAF

CHONGQING – It is early June and that means it’s time for the annual Global Automotive Forum, or GAF, one of the industry’s largest international automotive conferences. More than 900 people are expected to attend the 7th annual meeting of the GAF, which returns to Chongqing on June 6-7 for

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