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Process, Production

Healthy growth for electronics production

March 19, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Most major Asian electronic producers reported double-digit increases in early 2021. The chart below shows three-month-average change versus a year ago for electronics production. The data is from each country’s official statistics and is in local currency. China, by far […]


Process, Production

China supplies 8.3% of domestic chip market

February 19, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Under the ‘Made in China’ programme, China has a goal to be supplying 70% of its domestic market by 2025. Sales of logic ICs accounted for the largest share of China’s IC Market in 2020 with MPU and DRAM rounding […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla prolongs Model Y delivery times, citing order intake

January 7, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. customers in China wanting to get the new locally made Model Y are facing a longer wait, signaling strong initial demand for the Shanghai-built crossover. A basic version of the electric vehicle purchased now will be delivered in […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Baidu considers making own electric vehicles, report says

December 15, 2020

Via: Automotive News

China’s Baidu Inc. is considering making its own electric vehicles and has held talks with automakers about the possibility, three people with knowledge of the matter said, the latest move in a race among tech firms to develop smart cars. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China’s vehicle output may face disruptions from chip shortage, VW says

December 4, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Volkswagen Group, the biggest foreign automaker in China, on Friday said the country’s overall auto production could be interrupted after the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted chip supplies globally for some electronic components. The pandemic has hit vehicle and parts production globally, […]


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 […]