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China must consider consumer acceptance, sustainability and enjoyable mobility over fuel ban

TIANJIN – Banning traditional fossil fuel vehicles maybe the long-term trend in various countries including China but issues such as consumer acceptance, sustainability and enjoyable mobility must be considered when deciding on a timeline to do so, according to Young-Ho Lee, CEO of GETRAG Asia Pacific, Magna Powertrain. Lee made

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China’s heavy-duty truck market in 2016: key highlights (III)

China’s heavy-duty truck market is winding down to be a year of surprising growth, with sales expected to rise more than 30 percent to over 700,000 units (actual sales reported by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers were 733,000 units, up 33 percent). What were some of the key highlights? Commercial

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Fuel consumption limits on heavy-duty vehicles: a trigger of industry “shock”?

The Fuel Consumption Limits of Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles (Stage III, draft for comment) has been completed and submitted to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) for approval. The following reveals some important information before the official release of the draft.   Major aim: reduce fuel consumption Vehicle diesel

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Dongfeng GETRAG begins production of DCTs in Wuha

WUHAN, Hubei – Dongfeng GETRAG Transmission Co., Ltd., a 50:50 joint venture formed in 2012 between Dongfeng Motor Group Corp. and GETRAG, has recently started serial production here, according to a company news release on April 27. The plant is manufacturing the GETRAG 6DCT150, a third-generation dual-clutch transmission (DCT) with

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Cooper Standard to become majority shareholder of Huayu-Cooper Standard

NOVI, Michigan – Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. (Cooper Standard) announced on September 4 that it has agreed to purchase an additional 47.5 percent stake in Huayu-Cooper Standard Sealing Systems Co., Ltd. (Huayu-Cooper Standard), its joint venture with Huayu Automotive Systems Co. Upon completion, Cooper

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