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 Automotive Supply Chains Face a long Road to Recovery</h2>

Automotive Supply Chains Face a long Road to Recovery

Jun 08, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the automotive industry hard. US car production in March was 1.7 million units, down from 2.62 million the previous month, and European output was down by at least 1.2 million vehicles by late April. The WTO, which predicts global trade to shrink this year, foresees the most pronounced contractions in the electronics and automotive sectors. Indeed, US auto sales w...

The International Auto Market Has Recovered </h2>

The International Auto Market Has Recovered

Jun 04, 2020

The epidemic impacted the market demand, and the car factories became the hardest hit areas, triggering various governments to launch various subsidy cases to actively boost the market demand. In April this year, mainland China offered a number of car purchase discounts to drive market demand. The new car subsidy plan of 100 million euros (US$5.6 billion) stimulates buying momentum; coupled with ...

Taiwan's Auto Market  Recovered in May</h2>

Taiwan's Auto Market Recovered in May

Jun 02, 2020

Taiwan’s auto market report was released in May, and the overall market buying momentum stabilized. The actual number was 33,528 units, which was higher than the original estimate of 33,000 units, and an increase of 8.8% from the previous month. The Toyota and Lexus brands of Tyco have registered 11,119 units (T: 9,042, L: 2,077), with a market share of 33.2%. Leading car manufacturers Hotai ...

Industry In-Focus

A lots of Taiwanese talented makers are dedicated to engine parts.

Honing Production Caliber Sharpens Taiwan Auto Engine Parts Suppliers' Edge

Being a maverick in turbo charger segment helped one supplier to achieve success

Jan 10, 2017

As in many other manufacturing sectors, Taiwan-based suppliers have tapped their seemingly endless potential to focus on improving production capability to outdo rivals, an advantage they have been maximizing as well in the auto engine parts and accessories field. The increased competition in the global market for engine parts has waken up Taiwan-based suppliers as to the considerable progress...

Taiwan's overall light-vehicle sales increased to 37,878 units in May from 34,953 units in April (photo courtesy of UDN.com).

Taiwan's Light Vehicle Market Remains on Uptrend in May, Despite Imports Down

Jun 16, 2016

Compared to Taiwan’s anemic economic growth, the local light vehicle market has still expanded at solid pace so far this year, as reflected by the latest statistics compiled by Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) for May, when imports, however, posted negative growth. MOTC’s statistics show that Taiwan’s light vehicle sales totaled 34,953 units in May, up 8.4 percent month on ...

Worldwide New-car Sales (2006-2015) (Source: Markline, ARTC)

Global New-car Sales Up 2.3% to 88 M. in 2015

China's new-car sales up 4.7% in 2015 to 24.6 million units for new record

Apr 27, 2016

Continuing an uptrend in growth from 2013, when about 80 million units were sold, sales of new cars worldwide increased by 2.3 percent to reach a new record high of 87.28 million units in 2015, driven by robust demand from major markets like the U.S. and Western Europe; while sales in China, the world's largest automobile market continued to rise slightly, according to the Automotive Research & T...

Supplier News

LC Fuel Tank Unaffected by COVID-19, at Full Capacity</h2>

LC Fuel Tank Unaffected by COVID-19, at Full Capacity

Jun 30, 2020

German auto supplier and technology company Robert Bosch said, “It expected automotive production to fall by at least 20% this year, as the coronavirus pandemic slams the brakes on factory production lines and saps demand.” Due to the outbreak in North America and Europe, the dependence on vehicles drastically reduced and the production of new car staggered. Auto parts suppliers, who concentrate ...


Ching Mars Corporation</h2><p class='subtitle'>Strobe lights, light bars and sirens, LED light bars, signal lights, warning lights and traffic batons</p>

Ching Mars Corporation

Strobe lights, light bars and sirens, LED light bars, signal lights, warning lights and traffic batons

Apr 08, 2020

Established in 1985, China Mars Corporation is a specialized maker of various strobe and warning lights for use in vehicles, with nearly 30 years of expertise to be well recognized by professionals all over the world Decades of focus on R&D and customer satisfaction has seen company build a solid ground in the global supply chain of auto strobe lights and served capably as a world-caliber OEM....


YihFeng Industrial Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Aluminum forging, die casting, CNC machining, auto parts, sporting good parts, etc.</p>

YihFeng Industrial Co., Ltd.

Aluminum forging, die casting, CNC machining, auto parts, sporting good parts, etc.

Apr 08, 2020

Founded in 1973, YihFeng Industrial Co., Ltd is a professional company specializing in aluminum forging, die-casting and computer numeric control (CNC) machining. The firm takes pride of its complete product lineup covering a large variety of auto parts, motorcycle parts, bicycle parts, 3C (computer, communication, and consumer electronics) parts, sporting-goods parts, among others. With ov...


Insiders' Views

Caption: Pictured from front row, third right, Changhua County Government Economic Affairs Department Director Liu Yu-ping, County Magistrate Wang Huei-mei, Secretary Chen Bo-tsun pose in front of the exhibition booth. (Photo provided by CHCIA)

Changhua County Government Shores up Biz-Matching to Global Buyers

Nov 18, 2019

■Yang Feng-Chun In a bid to assist manufacturers in Changhua County to expand their market reach overseas against severe competition in the globalized market, Changhua County Government has been an active player in pushing for a makeover and innovation of its local small and medium-sized enterprises. This is done in hopes of establishing stronger connection with international markets. An ex...

Paul Master offers high-quality chassis and engines parts for passenger cars, trucks, and industrial trucks. (Photo courtesy of Paul Master)

Paul Master Builds Reputation with Auto Chassis and Engine Parts

Nov 18, 2019

Founded in 1980, Paul Master Auto Parts Co. is headquartered in Taiwan, a professional manufacturer of chassis and engines parts for passenger cars, trucks, and industrial trucks including forklifts. General Manager Terry Liang said the company has its own professional design department, which provides customized products and specifications for global buyers, including automobile steering and...


Nan Hoang Traffic Instrument Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Taiwan First brakes Technology Co., Ltd. </p>

Nan Hoang Traffic Instrument Co., Ltd.

Taiwan First brakes Technology Co., Ltd.

Sep 04, 2019

Nan Hoang Traffic Instrument Co., Ltd is one of the major manufacturers of automobile friction materials in Taiwan and globally. Chairman Austin Cheng has implemented the double-arrow strategy this year - own brand of “YangPo” is adopted to focus on global channels while the “NHC brand focuses on improving market shares in global markets, such as Europe, America, Asia, Australia, and the Middle E...

Exhibition Highlights

Automechanika Shanghai 2020 creates channels for cross-sector collaboration</h2>

Automechanika Shanghai 2020 creates channels for cross-sector collaboration

Jun 16, 2020

This year, Automechanika Shanghai continues to serve the entire automotive value chain by offering opportunities for information exchange, marketing, trade and education. Both vertically and horizontally, from OE, vehicle production to the aftermarket, it incorporates all elements of manufacturing, supply networks, services, new business models and information technology. Companies across the...

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CAPAS defers to 2021

Apr 20, 2020

Following the Chinese Government’s initiatives to prevent and control the COVID-19 outbreak, the organisers of the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) have announced the defer of the show’s 2020 edition. The fair, originally scheduled from 21 to 23 May 2020, will now be held from 20 to 22 May 2021. In China, the State Council issued an announc...


Auto aftermarket experts to analyse prospects at Automechanika Dubai with ME market to reach US$18.5 bn by 2023

Feb 17, 2020

Growth indicators in the automotive industry will drive opportunities in aftermarket sales Dubai, UAE: The automotive aftermarket’s business prospects have been underlined by a valuation forecast of US$18.5 billion by 2023, and suppliers and manufacturers are now looking to Automechanika Dubai, the largest international trade show for the automotive aftermarket and service industry in the MEA ...

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 Liege International Co., Ltd</h2><p class='subtitle'>Professional manufacturer of rubber parts for engines</p>

Liege International Co., Ltd

Professional manufacturer of rubber parts for engines

Nov 06, 2017

Established in 1992, Liege International Co., Ltd, a Taiwan-based company specializing in making rubber parts and suspension links, has been committed to satisfying its domestic and overseas customers with high quality and professional services. To meet ever-changing market demands, Liege has been continuously putting efforts on the R&D of new products. Hydraulic Engine Mounting, for instance...


AEPS Trading Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Pistons, cylinder liner kits, piston rings, cylinder liners, engine bearings, gasket overhaul kits, engine gaskets, engine valves, and other engine parts</p>

AEPS Trading Co., Ltd.

Pistons, cylinder liner kits, piston rings, cylinder liners, engine bearings, gasket overhaul kits, engine gaskets, engine valves, and other engine parts

Nov 18, 2016

AEPS Trading Co., Ltd. is a specialized and experienced supplier of various engine parts specifically for Japanese and Korean makes and models as well as other vehicles, having built sound reputation among the automotive segment, particularly in the aftermarket. The company’s product lineup encompasses a wide spectrum of engine system parts, including cylinder liners, pistons, piston pins, pis...


Mashin Electric Corp.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Intelligent battery chargers; LiFePO4, Lead-acid Batteries</p>

Mashin Electric Corp.

Intelligent battery chargers; LiFePO4, Lead-acid Batteries

Sep 07, 2016

Ever since established in 1996 in Tainan City, southern Taiwan, Mashin Electric Corp. has worked on the development and production of battery chargers for automotives, motorcycles, industrial applications, mobility scooters, generators and other purposes. Mashin’s product lines includes battery chargers, adaptors, transformers, battery analyzers and jump starters, which are globally marketed un...