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Tenneco comfortable with auto's electrification drive

15 Sep 2017 | Calum MacRae

At the 2017 Frankfurt IAA we spoke to Ben Patel, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Tenneco.


ANALYSIS: Trade agreements hamper Taiwan growth

14 May 2014 | Dave Leggett

Taiwan is not the first country that springs to mind when thinking about the automotive supply chain, except to those companies that deal directly with it. Yet it commands 2.6% of the global auto electronics market, and is the number one country for automotive microchips, with a 43% share of world trade.


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Taiwan sales drop by 2% in September

10 Oct 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan fell by 1.8% to 30,799 units in September from 31,375 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing data compiled by Taiwan’s Directorate of Highways.


Taiwan sales plunge 29% in August due to 'ghost' month

10 Sep 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan fell by 28.8% to 26,035 units in August from 36,575 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing data compiled by Taiwan's directorate of highways.


Taiwan sales rise 4% in July

7 Aug 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan rose by 4.0% to 43,056 in July from 41,392 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing company data, while month-on-month the market was up by almost 14%.


Taiwan sales fall 5% in June

12 Jul 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan fell by 5.5% to 37,889 in June from 40,103 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing company data. Imports accounted for 43.4% of the total last month.


Taiwan sales rise 1% in May

5 Jun 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan increased by 1% to 35,686 units in May from 35,348 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing company data.


Taiwan sales rise 3% in March

4 Apr 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan increased by 2.8% to an estimated 39,100 units in March from 38,042 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing company data.


Taiwan sales rise 11% in February

6 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan rose by 11.4% to 26,965 units in February from 24,215 units in the same month of last year, according to local reports citing company data.


Taiwan sales rise 5.5% in January

5 Feb 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan rose by 5.5% to 47,936 units in January compared with 45,430 sales in the same month of 2016, according to local reports citing company data.


Taiwan sales hit 12-year high in 2017

4 Jan 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan rose slightly in December, by 0.6% to 42,217 units compared with 41,950 sales in the same month of 2016, according to local reports citing company data.


Taiwan sales rise 5.6% in November

6 Dec 2017 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Taiwan increased by 5.6% to 40,436 units in November compared with 38,284 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing company data.



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