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WABCO and Baidu team up to develop Level 4 autonomous driving for commercial vehicles

HANNOVER – Leading global supplier of commercial vehicle braking control systems WABCO Holdings Inc. and Chinese tech giant Baidu signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on September 19 on the sidelines of the ongoing IAA Commercial Vehicles to collaborate on developing a best-in-class, cost-effective and highly standardized suite of

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BAK cooperates with Cadenza Innovation to manufacture supercell products

BEIJING – Shenzhen BAK Power Battery Co., Ltd. (BAK) and U.S.-based Li-ion battery platform provider Cadenza Innovation signed a strategic cooperation agreement here on September 16 for the manufacture of Li-ion cells and modules based on Cadenza Innovation’s supercell architecture, which provides higher safety, lower cost and higher energy density. The

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ZF and FAW Jiefang form strategic partnership to develop intelligent transport solutions

HANNOVER – ZF Friedrichshafen AG and FAW Jiefang Automobile Co., Ltd. formally signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement here on September 21 on the sidelines of the IAA Commercial Vehicles to develop new products, manufacturing technology, maintenance technology, testing technology, supply-demand relationship, branding strategy, marketing services, management experience sharing with

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WABCO and FAW Jiefang form vehicle control systems JV to produce single-piston ADB from 2019

HANNOVER – WABCO Holdings Inc., the leading global supplier of commercial vehicle braking control systems, signed an agreement here on September 21 with FAW Jiefang, China’s largest heavy-duty truck maker, to establish a joint venture for vehicle control systems in China. The JV is expected to begin production of WABCO’s advanced

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Ford Smart Mobility and Zotye to offer Chinese ride-hailing operators leasing and fleet solutions under new JV

[ Featured Image ] Jim Farley, executive vice president and president of global markets, Ford Motor Company (right), and Ying Jianren, chairman of Tech-New Group Ltd., the parent company of Zotye Auto (left), witnessed the signing of a JV contract to establish Zotye Ford Smart Mobility Technology Co., Ltd. Peter

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MIIT: NEV manufacturers must conduct special investigation on safety hazards by end of October

BEIJING – The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has sent a notice to new energy passenger vehicle and truck manufacturers asking them to begin a special investigation into their new energy vehicles for safety hazards. In a document titled Notice to Conduct Special Investigation on New Energy Passenger Vehicle

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