SAIC http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53643/more en Chinese Automakers Retrench as Iran’s Market Reopens http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens <div class="node-body article-body">With the lifting of sanctions against Iran in exchange for curtailing its nuclear program, Chinese automakers will face more competition as other foreign companies step up production in the country, increase imports, or both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-automakers-retrench-iran-s-market-reopens#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Analysis Industry Iran Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chery Dongfeng FAW SAIC Globalization Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1334331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally assembled Chinese Haima S7 displayed at Mashhad auto show.</strong></p> SAIC’s V80 Draws Poor Safety Rating in Australia http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/saic-s-v80-draws-poor-safety-rating-australia <div class="node-body article-body">The China-built V80 scores just 4.97 points out of a possible 16 in a frontal-offset crash test.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/saic-s-v80-draws-poor-safety-rating-australia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/saic-s-v80-draws-poor-safety-rating-australia#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Australia China Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous SAIC Politics Safety Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1333081 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lack of electronic stability controls one of factors in V80&rsquo;s 2-star rating.</strong></p> Chinese Auto Market Cooling Down, Not Cooling Off http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinese-auto-market-cooling-down-not-cooling <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While China’s vehicle sales have slowed from the unsustainably torrid rate of a few years ago, they nevertheless are growing, and should grow at a healthy rate for another decade, government and private analysts say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinese-auto-market-cooling-down-not-cooling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/chinese-auto-market-cooling-down-not-cooling#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry China Data & Insights Miscellaneous Baojun Dongfeng Wuling Sales Results Thu, 07 May 2015 09:45:00 +0000 1271631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Great Wall&rsquo;s Haval H6 selling briskly in hot SUV segment.</strong></p> GM Reshuffle Reflects Thai Auto Industry’s Struggles http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-reshuffle-reflects-thai-auto-industry-s-struggles <div class="node-body article-body">Despite its prolonged sales slump, industry analyst Jessada Thongpak says Thailand will remain ASEAN’s largest automotive hub because its technology and capability to meet global standards is years ahead of second-ranked Indonesia’s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-reshuffle-reflects-thai-auto-industry-s-struggles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-reshuffle-reflects-thai-auto-industry-s-struggles#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific Asia Pacific - Regional Industry Indonesia Thailand Data & Insights Miscellaneous Chevrolet SAIC Wuling Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Capacity Utilization Employment Finance Restructuring Vehicle Assembly Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1247871 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Slow-selling Spin forces GM to cut losses in Indonesia.</strong></p> Local Chinese Brands Front and Center at Macau Show http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/local-chinese-brands-front-and-center-macau-show <div class="node-body article-body">The show, set for Nov. 7-9, has attracted more than 60 major automobile brands from 15 countries and regions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/local-chinese-brands-front-and-center-macau-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/local-chinese-brands-front-and-center-macau-show#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Industry China Miscellaneous Audi BMW Dongfeng FAW Jaguar Land Rover Mercedes SAIC Tesla Volvo Car Sales & Marketing Globalization Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:19:00 +0000 1132141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chinese automakers up against offerings by Audi, other luxury brands.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">JCI, Chinese manufacturer form interior-trim JV; Continental auto-electronics arm picks Philippines site as Asia supply hub; German, Chinese companies forge aluminum-castings agreement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Canada China Manufacturing Technology U.S. Materials Vehicle Architecture/Chassis Technology Philippines Germany Interiors Technology United Kingdom Data & Insights Miscellaneous Continental Dodge JCI SAIC SRT Aluminum Brakes Capacity Utilization Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Global Sources Globalization Manufacturing Technology Vehicle Interiors Brembo North America Continental Temic Electronic Motion Systems Evana KSR Rheinmetall Group TI Automotive Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:26:00 +0000 1067111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cast-iron foundry expands Brembo brake operations in Michigan.</strong></p> Chinese Suppliers Respond as OEMs Raise Quality Bar http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Domestic suppliers in China have had to correct bad habits such as altering specs to save a few cents. Now, a growing number are producing world-class parts in response to demand by, and with help from, global automakers and suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/chinese-suppliers-respond-oems-raise-quality-bar#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Industry China Manufacturing Technology Miscellaneous Baojun Chery Geely General Motors Magna Volkswagen Component Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Magneti Marelli Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:05:00 +0000 1044881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Magneti Marelli works closely with local suppliers to improve quality.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Johnson Controls, SAIC subsidiary form auto-interiors JV; new Plastic Omnium factories will supply Volkswagen, General Motors; Mexican aluminum supplier opening first Russian plant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America South America Industry Brazil China Mexico Manufacturing Technology U.S. Materials Interiors Russia Technology Miscellaneous BorgWarner Dana General Motors JCI SAIC Volkswagen Aluminum Component Finance Globalization Logistics Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Steel Vehicle Interiors China Automotive Systems Michelin Nemak Plastic Omnium Yanfeng Fri, 23 May 2014 15:55:00 +0000 1025981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Electronic fan drives slated for BorgWarner Brazil facility.</strong></p> Connectivity Demand Growing With Chinese Car Market http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/connectivity-demand-growing-chinese-car-market <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Connectivity isn’t limited to luxury models; Chinese at all income levels want better interfaces, more services and more data. “Everyone has a digital lifestyle,” market researcher Thilo Koslowski says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/connectivity-demand-growing-chinese-car-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/connectivity-demand-growing-chinese-car-market#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry China HMI Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Ford OnStar SAIC Global Sources Internet Sound Systems BYD Changan Diane Jurgens Gartner Harman Qoros QQ Music Shanghai GM Thilo Koslowski Ways Consulting Fri, 16 May 2014 10:15:00 +0000 1017861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Shanghai GM&rsquo;s Jurgens introduces new-gen OnStar app at Beijing auto show.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Lear expands in Morocco; SRG Global doubles capacity at Mexico facility; software maker Dassault clicks with BMW on i3 development.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/supplier-roundup#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Austria China Mexico India Manufacturing Technology U.S. Morocco Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous BMW Lear Magna Meritor Mini Nissan SAIC Tesla Toyota Batteries Capacity Utilization Design Electric Vehicles Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Production Purchashing Vehicle Assembly Brakes India Dassault Magna Steyr NEC Panasonic SAKOR SRG Global Thu, 08 May 2014 18:40:00 +0000 1015571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Panasonic battery pack integrated into Model S chassis.</strong></p>