Home > exterior

Vehicle owners in China care most for exterior and interior, says J.D. Power

SHANGHAI –Vehicle owners in China care most for vehicle exterior and interior, which accounted for 18 and 15 percent respectively of all reported problems, according to the J.D. Power 2017 China Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) released on September 20. The study shows that the top three problems in vehicle exterior

| | | | | | | | | Read More

Products on show at Auto Shanghai 2017 reflects pros and cons of Chinese brand heavy-duty trucks (II)

Auto Shanghai 2017 had 18 heavy-duty trucks on display, and they reflected both pros and cons of Chinese heavy-duty trucks.   Poor interior build quality may lead to low sales Many Chinese heavy-duty truck makers that displayed trucks at the show had very good features and equipment, some even surpassing

| | | | | | | | | | | | | | Read More

Faurecia: Chinese OEMs to account for a fifth of China sales by 2018

BEIJING – Faurecia, the world’s 7th largest automotive supplier by sales, expects its business with Chinese brand OEMs to account for a fifth of total China sales by 2018, nearly double the percentage last year, according to Jean-Michel Vallin, president of Faurecia China. Vallin made the comments at a media

| | | | | | Read More

Magna can grow market share with new products and technologies, say senior execs

CHONGQING – Despite the ongoing market slowdown, Magna believes it can grow its market share in China by offering new products and technologies, according to senior executives from the Canadian supplier. Frank O’Brien, executive vice president, Asia, and David Mark Pascoe, vice president of engineering and R&D, shared Magna’s latest

| | | | | | | | Read More

Faurecia and Dongfeng subsidiary to form components JV

SHANGHAI – French automotive supplier Faurecia and Dongfeng Hongtai, a majority-owned subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Corp., signed a partnership agreement on March 27 to form a joint venture to develop, produce and sell automotive interior and exterior components, according to a Faurecia news release. The JV will serve Dongfeng and

| | | | | | | | Read More