Tag: Chinese Manufacturing

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Coronavirus prompts automakers to evacuate workers, weigh production delays at Chinese factories

January 27, 2020


Automakers are withdrawing employees from China and weighing whether to suspend manufacturing in the country as the virus that emerged in the city of Wuhan less than a month ago ravages the mainland. Most major automakers have restricted or banned […]


Manufacturing Exit from China to Dodge US Duties Gains Pace

November 7, 2018

Via: Industry Week

With U.S. levies on $200 billion of Chinese products set to balloon to 25% in 2019, companies on the mainland making everything from car parts to cameras are lining up other production facilities across Southeast Asia. Ayala Corp., the Philippines’ […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

Tinker, tailor, robot maker: In China, trade war threat casts long shadow

May 4, 2018

Via: Reuters

Those plans are now under threat. The robots, which help develop cell cultures used in stem cell therapies, are on a sprawling list of products threatened with steep U.S. tariffs amid a simmering trade stand-off between Washington and Beijing. The […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Once an industry joke, electric buses start to dent oil demand

April 24, 2018

Via: Automotive News

Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early model. “Everyone was laughing at BYD for making a toy,” recalled Isbrand Ho, the Shenzhen-based […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

BlackBerry software to be used in Baidu’s self-driving platform

January 3, 2018

Via: Reuters

BlackBerry, which has developed software QNX Hypervisor 2.0 to run complex computer systems in vehicles, said Baidu will use its software for its self-driving open platform, Apollo. “By integrating the BlackBerry QNX OS with the Apollo platform, we will enable […]

Process, Production

Chinese Manufacturing Down for First Time in 11 Months

June 2, 2017

Via: Industry Week

China’s factory activity contracted in May for the first time in almost a year, independent figures showed Thursday, hinting at deteriorating conditions for goods producers in the world’s second-largest economy. The figures compare with an official reading Wednesday suggesting China […]