Tag: China

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Air China Introduces 2nd ARJ21 Aircraft

November 5, 2020

Via: ASD News

Air China received the 2nd ARJ21 aircraft in Shanghai on October 27th, 2020, which indicates the delivery of the 36th ARJ21 aircraft to customers by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC). The aircraft was introduced by means of financial […]

Process, Production

China phone production down but computers up

October 27, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

In 1Q 2020, China mobile phone production declined 50% from 4Q 2019 and dropped 33% from a year earlier. Many factories were temporarily closed. Production has since recovered with 2Q 2020 units up 36% from 1Q and 3Q 2020 units […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Auto sales jump in ‘Golden September’ as shoppers return to showrooms

October 13, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Sales of new light vehicles in China continued to recover last month from the shock of the coronavirus outbreak that ravaged the country in the first quarter. In September, demand for sedans, crossovers, SUVs, multi-purpose vehicles and minibuses rebounded for […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China is lagging in EV parts competitiveness, think tank warns

September 18, 2020

Via: Automotive News

China’s carmakers risk falling behind global rivals because the country trails in the production of advanced components like chips and software that are crucial for modern vehicles, a prominent industry adviser warned. The government should form a comprehensive component strategy […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Geely, GM’s JV both wade into pickup truck competition

September 1, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group as well as General Motors’ Chinese venture are planning to launch their first pickup truck models, intensifying competition in a segment dominated by Great Wall Motor. Geely showed off its first pickup truck model last week […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW to test self-driving vehicles in China’s newest EV hub

August 26, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Volkswagen Group plans to roll out its first fleet of self-driving test cars in Hefei, an eastern Chinese city that’s emerging as a hot spot for the nation’s electric vehicle ambitions. Ten Audi E-trons, VW’s premium electric crossover model, will […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM to launch 5G-connected vehicles in China starting in 2022

August 19, 2020


General Motors plans to launch vehicles capable of 5G connectivity for Chinese consumers beginning in 2022, providing the groundwork to expand the company’s in-vehicle and connected technologies. The upgrade from its current new vehicles with 4G LTE in North America […]

Process, Production

China’s Manufacturing Recovery Picks Up the Pace

July 31, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—An official gauge of China’s factory activity expanded at a faster pace in July, as improving demand inside and outside the country kept the recovery of the world’s second-largest economy on track. China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers index rose to […]

Process, Quality Control, Regulations

China considers in-car air quality regulations, report says

July 9, 2020

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING — China is considering mandatory in-car air quality regulations to protect the health of drivers, in a move that could increase costs for automakers importing vehicles from markets without such rules, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

China adjusts green regs for gasoline-electric hybrids

June 22, 2020

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING — China reclassified gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles on Monday so they get more favorable treatment than gasoline or diesel counterparts under new clean vehicle rules, making it easier for automakers to meet environmental quotas and offer more choice to consumers. […]