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Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates By 0.75% to Combat Rising Inflation

The Federal Reserve raised the stakes in the fight to combat rising inflation on Wednesday, hiking interest rates by 0.75% in an effort to douse cold water on historic inflation. The rate hike is the largest increase since 1994. This … Continue reading

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NSG Group Increases Stake with SYP Automotive in China

NSG Group plans to increase its stake with auto glass in China. NSG says it will incorporate SYP Kangqiao Autoglass Co., Ltd., an auto glass manufacturer, into its auto glass business. “This integration into SYP Automotive will strengthen our ability … Continue reading

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Lincoln Debuts Star Concept as First Electric SUV

An uninterrupted curved display stretches all the way across the top of the dashboard at the base of the windshield. This display concept was first shown by Chinese startup Byton several years ago, but that company has run into financial … Continue reading

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Workers on a Construction Barge Rescue Mother and Baby After Their Car Plunges Into Lake in China

Dramatic footage shows the two men use a digger to hold up the car before smashing through its sunroof and helping the woman and child to safety. The car careened into Taihu Lake on March 29. Click here to read … Continue reading

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Fuyao Glass: A Resilient Supply Chain for Domestic Car Makers

Fuyao Glass Americas is the Moraine, Ohio-based subsidiary of Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd., based in Fuqing, China. Founded by Cao Dewang in 1987, the company rode the boom in Chinese auto manufacturing to become the largest automotive glass … Continue reading

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U.S. Lags in Electric Vehicle Sales Despite Biden Administration’s Push

Electric cars will make up just 4% of American sales in 2021, compared with 9% in China and 14% in Europe. Click here to read more.

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XPeng Unveils G9 SUV with X-PILOT 4.0 ADAS and Ability to Charge 200 km in 5 Minutes

EV automaker XPeng Motors unveiled its fourth EV today at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in China. The new electric SUV dubbed “the G9,” matches previous speculation about the vehicle, and it will arrive with XPeng’s latest technologies. This includes … Continue reading

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Casual Conversation Interrupted by Potentially Deadly Hazard

Icicles are beautiful creations of nature, but they can also be extremely dangerous hazards, something that two men in China found out when a piece of ice shattered the windshield of a car while they stood just feet away. Click … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars Will Eventually be Safer Than Those Driven by People, Says Chinese Search Engine Giant Baidu

Baidu, China’s dominant search engine and artificial intelligence company, has mounted a rigorous defense of autonomous driving, pledging it will eventually be safer than conventional driving. Click here to read more.

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Autel U.S. Moves Into New Building

Autel U.S., a developer and distributor of automotive diagnostic products, announced it has moved into its new offices in Port Washington, N.Y. Autel U.S. is the U.S. subsidiary of China-based Autel Intelligent Technology Corp. Autel U.S. purchased the 50,720 square … Continue reading

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Chinese CEOs Tell How They Manage in US

When its Chinese parent company invited all the managers of Phoenix Paper in Wickliffe, Kentucky, to visit China prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, one manager, an American, was fearful. After he returned to the U.S., he told people that the … Continue reading

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China Rolls out Autonomous Driving Standards as Carmakers Work Towards Making Self-Driving a Reality

China has published its first national standards for grading autonomous driving, which will come into force in March, providing a benchmark for carmakers to develop the futuristic technology. Click here to read more.

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25% Tariffs Set to Impact Auto Glass

The Trump administration increased tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese products Friday, including auto glass and related materials. Days before the announcement, the administration made tweets suggesting that increases would occur prior to scheduled negotiations … Continue reading

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Tariff Increase Threat Made Prior to Trade Talks with China

The administration has put more pressure on China prior to trade talks in Washington, D.C., Wednesday. Sunday President Trump tweeted that the tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products would go up from 10% to 25% on Friday. He … Continue reading

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Tariffs Spark Conversation at Auto Glass Week™

On the opening day of Auto Glass Week™ 2018, Henri Tam, president at Xinyi Auto Glass North America, said news of the tariffs affecting auto glass was a huge topic of conversation among attendees. “We will have to pass these … Continue reading

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A Proposed Tariff of 25% May Affect Auto Glass

The United States Government has proposed several tariffs that would affect the automotive industry, including windshields. The proposed tariff located in Docket No. USTR-2018-0026 has sparked a general concern from many automotive glass businesses. If passed, there would be a … Continue reading

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China Auto Glass Production Facility Gets Corning Investment

Corning continues to grow in China, as evidenced by investment in a facility there that will be fully operational sometime in 2019. The company announced, in a press release earlier this month, its plans to invest in an existing production … Continue reading

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Tariff Tiff Escalates Between China and the U.S.

Last week, the tariff conflict between China and the U.S. escalated, with the U.S. declaring that it intends to hit 1,300 more Chinese products with 25 percent tariffs. Soon after, China retaliated, announcing plans to impose 25-percent tariffs on 106 … Continue reading

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Bosch Uses Shanghai Motor Show to Launch Automated Driving Initiative in China

Bosch Uses Shanghai Motor Show to Launch Automated Driving Initiative in China

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China Car Dilemma: Beijing Wants Electric, Buyers Want SUVs

China Car Dilemma: Beijing Wants Electric, Buyers Want SUVs

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Bosch Opens New Plant in China, Aimed at Production of Components for Automated Driving

Bosch Opens New Plant in China, Aimed at Production of Components for Automated Driving

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German Auto Parts Supplier Webasto Plans Largest China Sunroof Plant

German Auto Parts Supplier Webasto Plans Largest China Sunroof Plant

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Production Underway at PGW Joint Venture Plant in China

Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) has opened a new automotive glass manufacturing facility in Zibo, China. The plant was built as a part of a joint venture with Shandong Jinjing Science & Technology Stock Co. The joint venture is called Shandong … Continue reading

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Webasto Invests More Than $8.7 Million into Chinese Plant

Webasto has announced a new Chongqing, China plant location. With an area encompassing approximately 172,200 square feet, the newly constructed site represents a total investment more than $8.7 million. According to a statement from the company, medium-term planning calls for … Continue reading

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