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Go deeper: Ford’s new localization efforts in China much more than products

From L3: Jason Luo, Chairman and CEO, Ford China, Bill Ford, Ying Jianren, Chairman of the board, Tech-New Group, Jim Hackett, Peter Fleet, Jin Zheyong, Chiarman of the board, Zotye Auto If China’s auto industry is a poker game, then Ford is going all in. It was a busy week in early

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Go broader and leaner: Ford’s “China 2025 Plan” to focus on SUV and electric push, connectivity, distribution and ownership experience

Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company, shares his views on the fast-changing automotive industry. SHANGHAI – Ford Motor Co. is going all in in the Chinese market with an ambitious expansion strategy focused on SUVs, electric and connected vehicles, a streamlined business structure and closer connections with its Chinese customers. The

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NIO and State Grid Electric Vehicle Co. team up on charging operations

BEIJING – Smart EV startup NIO and State Grid Electric Vehicle Co. signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement in Beijing on November 27 to integrate their respective resources and deepen cooperation in the construction and operation of charging and battery swapping networks. According to the agreement, the two sides will work

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Faurecia’s new interiors JV with Wuling targets annual sale of ¥1.3 billion by 2022

SHANGHAI – Faurecia and Liuzhou Wuling Industry Co., Ltd. signed an agreement here on November 29 to establish a new joint venture named Faurecia Liuzhou Automotive Interior Co., Ltd. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the inauguration of Faurecia Clean Mobility’s new China and Asia Pacific R&D Center, and

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With EQC and new compact car coming, Mercedes-Benz focuses on solidifying foundation for further China growth

The EQC will begin production at BBAC in 2019. GUANGZHOU – Mercedes-Benz is in no mood to bask in the record sales numbers it has continued to rack up in China and its current status as the top selling luxury brand in the country, senior executives made clear in an interview

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