Tag: China


U.S. looking for industry partnership to counter Huawei: White House official

February 14, 2020

Via: Reuters

MUNICH (Reuters) – The United States is looking to develop a partnership with the telecoms industry to provide alternatives to China’s Huawei Technologies, a senior White House official said on Friday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Robert […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Carmakers to resume China output after Coronavirus forced closures

February 10, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

Below are details on carmakers’ plans (in alphabetical order) as compiled by Reuters: BMW’s China venture with Brilliance said on February 5 the Chinese firm planned to restart production on February 17. Daimler said on February 3 it plans to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Global automaker supplies threatened by China coronavirus crisis

February 7, 2020

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — The threat from the coronavirus crisis is closing in on the global auto industry, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles warned Thursday that a European plant could shut down within two to four weeks if Chinese parts suppliers cannot get […]

Process, Production

Foxconn sees full China production resuming late-February: source

February 5, 2020

Via: Reuters

Taiwan’s Foxconn, which makes smartphones for global vendors including Apple (AAPL.O), has filed requests to reopen factories with Chinese authorities, the source said, adding that a full resumption was not possible until late February due to various travel restrictions imposed […]


U.S. Job Loss to China Swells to 3.7 Million

January 30, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

America’s trade deficit with China continues to grow and plague manufacturing in the United States. Workers saw 3.7 million U.S. jobs lost to China since 2001, with more than 700,000 lost in the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency, […]

Design & Planning, Process

Tesla says plans to open China design and research center

January 16, 2020

Via: Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. electric car maker Tesla plans to open a design and research center in China to make “Chinese-style” vehicles, the company said in a recruitment notice on its official WeChat account. Wednesday’s notice sought to recruit designers […]


Exclusive: U.S. finalizing rules to limit sensitive tech exports to China, others

December 17, 2019

Via: Reuters

The Commerce Department is putting the finishing touches on five rules covering products like quantum computing and 3-D printing technologies that were mandated by a 2018 law to keep sensitive technologies out of the hands of rival powers. Before drafting […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China light vehicle sales to fall for third year in 2020, forecast says

December 12, 2019

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING — China’s vehicle sales will decline for a third straight year in 2020, an industry body predicted, bringing more pain to global carmakers awaiting an end to the historic slump in the world’s biggest market. Sales will fall 2 […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China-built Tesla cars secure new energy vehicle subsidies

December 6, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday its Chinese-built Model 3 cars would receive state subsidies, a move that will help the U.S. electric vehicle maker’s push into the world’s biggest auto market. China’s industry ministry had earlier […]

Logistics, Process

There’s Still Concern About America’s Reliance on Mineral Imports — Especially From China

November 21, 2019

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Minerals are essential to manufacturing components for everything from electric vehicles, smartphones, medical screening to weapons systems used by the military. But the United States remains heavily dependent on foreign sources for many of its critical minerals. About 91 percent […]