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BorgWarner to more than double China business to £¤27 billion by 2023 buoyed by propulsion systems demand

NINGBO, Zhejiang – BorgWarner plans to more than double its annual revenues in China to more than ¥27 billion over the next five years, according to Tom Tan, global vice president of the U.S. automotive supplier and president of BorgWarner China. Tan made the comments in an interview after BorgWarner’s

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The hype on truck electrification and the China factor

There have been rising discussion and debate on the electrification of trucks, in particular heavy-duty trucks, ever since Tesla unveiled its Semi last year. This was evident again at this year’s “Two Sessions” that ended yesterday, which had a number of executives in the heavy-duty vehicle sector proposing a wide variety

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Infineon Technologies and SAIC Motor establish JV to produce EV power modules

WUXI, Jiangsu – Infineon Technologies, a leading semiconductor solutions provider, and SAIC Motor, China’s largest automaker, officially opened their joint venture – SAIC Infineon Automotive Power Modules (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (SIAPM) – here on March 2. The 51:49 JV between SAIC Motor and Infineon will produce power modules for China’s electric

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China EV100 Forum 2018: NEV policy continuity to be maintained

BEIJING – China will continue to maintain the continuity of policies for new energy vehicles, according to Wan Gang, minster of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Wan made the comments in his speech at the China EV100 Forum 2018 held in Beijing on January 20-21, which attracted some 3,000

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Toyota to roll out EV in China in 2020 and expand fuel cell vehicle study to cover commercial vehicles

GUANGZHOU – Toyota Motor Corp. announced on November 17 at the Guangzhou Auto Show that it will be rolling out an electric vehicle under the Toyota brand in the Chinese market in 2020, earlier than any other market, and that its existing fuel cell vehicle feasibility study will be expanded

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Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives Technology: 2017 CTI Symposium (China) held in Shanghai

SHANGHAI – The 6th CTI Symposium was held on September 25-27 in Shanghai with a theme of Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives Technology where automobile experts gathered to exchange ideas on transmission technology developments and discuss the development of China’s automobile market. “In the past decade, China’s automotive market

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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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New energy bus market to see rapid recovery in H2 2017 (II)

Will the new energy bus market recover in the second half of 2017 after a dismal first six months? The answer is definitely yes. There were several large orders for new energy buses from late May to June, indicating a market rally is ongoing. According to relevant personnel from bus

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New energy bus market to see rapid recovery in H2 2017 (I)

Will the new energy bus market recover in the second half of 2017 after a dismal first six months? The answer is definitely yes. There were several large orders for new energy buses from late May to June, indicating a market rally is ongoing. According to relevant personnel from bus

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