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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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Tesla 'very close' to level 5 autonomous driving technology - Elon Musk

9 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Tesla is "very close" to achieving level 5 autonomous driving technology, chief executive Elon Musk was quoted as saying on Thursday.


Taiwan sales rebound by 8% in June

7 Jul 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

The new vehicle market in Taiwan expanded by 8.2% to 41,386 units in June 2020 from 38,239 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing registration data compiled by the directorate of highways.


Taiwan sales fall 11% in May

3 Jun 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Taiwan's new vehicle market declined by 11.4% to 33,528 units in May 2020 from 37,829 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing registration data compiled by the Directorate of Highways.


Taiwan sales fall in April

7 May 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Taiwan's new vehicle market declined by just over 11% to 30,822 units in April 2020 from 34,680 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing registration data compiled by Taiwan's Directorate of Highways.


Taiwan sales continue to rebound in March

3 Apr 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Taiwan's new vehicle market continued to shrug off the growing global threat of the COVID19 coronavirus in March 2020 with sales jumping by over 15% to 37,279 units from a depressed 32,391 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing registration data compiled by Taiwan's Directorate of Highways.


Taiwan sales rebound in February

10 Mar 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Taiwan's new vehicle market shrugged off the growing global threat of the COVID19 coronavirus in February 2020 with sales jumping by over 39% to 27,350 units from a depressed 19,640 units a year earlier, according to local reports citing registration data compiled by the Directorate of Highways.


Yulon, Foxconn, to set up EV drive systems joint venture

11 Feb 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Yulon Group and fellow Taiwan electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, announced a preliminary agreement to set up a manufacturing partnership to develop automotive related products.


Taiwan sales fall 11% in January

11 Feb 2020 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Taiwan in January declined 10.7% to 39,417 units from 44,143 units in the same month of 2019, according to local reports citing registration data compiled by the directorate of highways.


Taiwan sales continue to rebound in December

3 Jan 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Taiwan’s new vehicle market enjoyed a strong end to 2019, with sales in December rising by 9.4% to 45,925 units from 41,993 units in the same month of the previous year, according to local reports citing registration data compiled by Taiwan’s Directorate of Highways.


Taiwan company claims solid-state battery advance

3 Jan 2020 | Dave Leggett

At CES 2020, Taiwan-based company ProLogium says it will share the result of a solid-state battery (SSB) pack solution it has developed for EVs, electric buses, electric two wheeled vehicles, and ESS applications. It claims its demo 'will be the most comprehensive demonstration of solid-state battery applications and performance in history'.



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