Looking in-depth at the latest developments in production, sales, product design innovation, and technology advancements, as well as overall supply capabilities of Taiwan’s major export industries, these reports focus on machinery, auto parts, hardware, furniture, lighting and hardware etc. to keep global buyers and readers informed and better prepared to do business with Taiwan suppliers.
By QUINCY LIANG
As in many other sectors, Taiwan was once a world-class supply base of auto tuning parts and accessories, offering quality, reasonably-priced products under OEM/ODM basis to international brands, but in recent years, the global auto-accessory market has been overwhelmed by unders... Full Story
By MICHELLE HSU
Despite consumers’ concern over high cost, technological bottlenecks, inconvenience of recharging, among other problems of new energy cars, new energy vehicles have found a promising market in China where, according to official statistics, production and sales of new energy cars ... Full Story
By JENNY WU
Sensors are playing an ever-more-important role in automotive technology along with the rapid advancement of auto electronics systems. Signals emitted by various types of sensors, such as temperature, pressure, location, speed, and vibration, enable vehicle computers to precisely con... Full Story
By JENNY WU
The rapidly developing automobile market in China is boosting the demand for automotive fuel pumps, a key part in the engine fuel-supply system. The auto fuel-pump industry started later in China than in the industrially advanced nations, however, and it still lacks some core technol... Full Story
By CARMAN LO
Automotive engine cooling systems have been evolving rapidly along with advancements in engine performance and power, and intensive resources and vigorous efforts are being devoted to R&D work aimed at producing better cooling-medium flow and precision cooling-function integration. ... Full Story
By CARMAN LO
The demand for better steering stability, driving comfort, and vehicular safety is driving the development of improved suspension systems at an accelerating pace in the direction of intelligent, safe, and environmentally-friendly products, according to industry experts.
There are... Full Story
After launching its own line of Luxgens in Taiwan, China and Russia, Yulon Group of Taiwan, a major carmaker on the island, recently announced its business development plan for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) market.
Kenneth Yen, Yulon's chairman, says that Yulon will asse... Full Story
With efforts on exploring overseas markets paying off, China Motor Corporation (CMC), a Taiwanese carmaker, targets annual vehicle exports of 4,500 units this year, according to the company.
To revive its overall performance amid the sluggish Taiwanese automotive market for years, CMC has been t... Full Story
Tapping the simmering Chinese market for cars, Taiwan-based Cheng Shin Rubber Industry Co., Ltd., a top-10 tire supplier globally by revenue, has just adjusted sales structure by ramping up supply to the country.
According to Cheng Shin, all the firm's plants in China, including those in Zhangz... Full Story
Mainly driven by strong market demand in North America, China, Europe and Central and South America, Kenda Rubber Industrial Co., Ltd., a leading Taiwanese supplier of tires for bicycles, motorcycles, cars and industrial vehicles, reported revenue of NT$3.104 billion (about US$103.46 million) for M... Full Story
Kuozui Motors Ltd., an assembler of Toyotas and largest exporter of cars in Taiwan, hit a record export volume of more than 81,000 units in 2013, which is also the highest-ever in local automotive industry.
Another local automaker, China Motor Corp. (CMC), assembler of Mitsubishi and own CMC br... Full Story
Established in 1985, Hao-Guo Enterprise Co., Ltd. is a veteran company specializing in developing and making aftermarket (AM) auto door and window handles, manual and electric window regulators, and other hardware such as door locks, door hinges, engine hood locks etc.
The firm promises to live ... Full Story
Founded in 1975, the ISO/TS 16949-certified Hon Yu Auto Parts Co., Ltd. has been an innovative developer and maker of various auto accessories, including interior scuff plates (kick plates), bumper protectors, fog lamps, stainless steel scuff plates, and scuff plates with electro-luminescent (EL) a... Full Story
With more than 20 years of experience and know-how, Howell Auto Parts & Accessories Ltd. is a veteran company specializing in designing, developing and making automotive performance-tuning parts, chromed parts and accessories.
With strong design and development capability, the firm claims not to... Full Story
Founded in 1999, Ying Han Industrial Co., Ltd. specializes in developing and manufacturing high-quality, stylish and innovative automotive mirror covers with light-emitting diode (LED) indicators and accessories, as well as LED bumper lights, aerodynamic body kits etc., for major Japanese and Korea... Full Story
Yuan Rong Auto Parts Co., Ltd. is a young and dynamic company dedicated to designing, developing, and manufacturing high-end automotive performance-tuning parts and accessories.
The company was set up in 2005 and manufactures a variety of LED mirror covers, car mirrors, BMW grilles, BMW body mol... Full Story
Established in 1988, Yungli Traffic Equipment Co. , Ltd. is a veteran developer and manufacturer of wide-ranging auto lamps including head lamps, auxiliary lamps (spot, driving, and off-road driving lights) for both the aftermarket (AM) and original equipment (OE) market.
The ISO 9001:2000-appro... Full Story
By CARMEN LO
The ignition system is one of the key components in a gas-powered engine. It also sets the bar for the overall powertrain performance, especially in terms of horsepower, fuel efficiency and emissions. Developing reliable and high-performance ignition systems is consequently a perennia... Full Story
By JENNY WU
Bearings are among the most common and most important of all automobile components, serving vital functions in transmissions, engines, drive-shafts, and other systems and parts. Though individual bearings are relatively small in size, they have a huge relationship to vehicle reliabil... Full Story
Local manufacturers keep years ahead of the pack through innovation
Automotive electronics are playing a vital role in the move toward safer, higher-performance, cleaner, smarter, more energy-saving, and connected vehicles. And Taiwan is playing a vital role in the supply of such products.
Ba... Full Story
By JENNY WU
Statistics compiled by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) show that in 2013, automobile production and sales in China were 22.12 million and 21.98 million units, respectively, up 10.2% and 9.6% from the previous year.
China's annual new-car sales, CAAM foreca... Full Story
By JENNY WU
Along with the rapid advancement of new technologies, automotive electronics--vital to upgrading the powertrain performance, safety, and comfort of modern vehicles--have been drawing intense attention in recent year through the constant development of newer and better products and ap... Full Story
By MICHELLE HSU
In the burgeoning Chinese auto market, safety has joined worsening air pollution as a focus of major concern. With more and more new cars on the road and more and more novice drivers behind the wheel, traffic accidents are soaring and casualty figures skyrocketing.
“How can we... Full Story
Impacted by uncertain economic prospects, sales of new cars in Taiwan dropped 1.9% year-on-year (YoY) in the first half of 2013, with about 182,000 units sold, lower than original expectations by local auto dealers early this year, according to domestic Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC).... Full Story
A delegation from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) recently signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in electric vehicles (EVs) with the Taiwan Transportation Vehicle Manufacturers' Association (TTVMA). The signing marks a significant step in cross-strait cooperat... Full Story
The Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC), a key transportation-vehicle testing and R&D body in Taiwan, recently signed a cooperation memorandum of understanding (MOU) with domestic National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), to develop automotive technologies of the future.
Dubbed "Vehicle Vi... Full Story
The Yulon Group, Taiwan’s biggest automobile manufacturing conglomerate, recently announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Derways Automobile Co. of Russia for the joint development of the promising Russian market, which has annual sales of about three million units.
Yulon said ... Full Story
Justine Su, president of Hotai Motor the Taiwanese agent of Toyota and Lexus, recently forecasted that the new-car market on the island may grow about 1.1% to some 370,000 units in 2013, as long as official policies can stimulate consumer confidence and thus spending.
Hotai registered revenue of... Full Story
Yang Ying-ming, chairman of Kenda Rubber Ind. Co., Ltd., a major tire manufacturer in Taiwan with global operations, recently said that, in the wake of the Federal Reserve of the United States announcing possible tapering of quantitative easing (QE), global material prices may drop in the third qua... Full Story
Delta Electronics, Inc. of Taiwan, a major maker of power supply and thermal management solutions, recently announced that its 240V/30A AC Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charger pulled ahead counterparts made on the island to be UL2594 certified, mandatory to build EV charging stations in North Ame... Full Story