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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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