Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:58:34 +0800 http://www.cens.com Industry In-Focus | Taiwan Industry Updates of CENS.com Taiwan Industry Updates of CENS.com http://www.cens.com www.CENS.com www.CENS.com Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Compressor Maker Rechi to Challenge Annual Shipments of 15 M. in 2015 Rechi Precision Co., Ltd., Taiwan`s largest and the world`s fourth-largest supplier of compressors for air conditioners by shipments, recently claimed that it aims to ship 15 million compressors and about one million bru... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47825.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan to Stop Subsidizing High-priced, Big-displacement Hybrid Cars Taiwan`s Ministry of Finance (MOF) recently promulgated a rule to stop subsidizing hybrid cars unable to meet any one of four criteria: sub-NT$1 million (US$33,333) retail price, sub-3,000c.c. engine displacement, sub-19... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47826.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 TYC Group Completes Global Division-of-Labor Plan Consisting of Three Firms TYC Brothers Industrial Co., Ltd., a leading auto-lamp maker in Taiwan, recently said it has completed a global division-of-labor plan whereby three companies will handle individual business deployments in major markets.... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47827.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwanese FPD Makers Continue Developing Automotive Application Market While increasing number of Taiwanese companies in the flat panel display (FPD) industry continue to develop business in the rapidly expanding automotive application market, the latest report released by the international... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47828.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan`s 2014 New-car Sales Hit 9-year High of 423,829 Units Driven by strong sales in most months, new-car sales in Taiwan totaled 423,829 units in 2014, up 12% from a year earlier (378,456 units sold) to set a 9-year volume high since 2005 (around 500,000 units sold). Most au... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47829.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Gogoro Launches World’s 1st Smartscooter at CES in Las Vegas At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in January 2015 in Las Vegas, Gogoro, a young and innovative Taiwanese company targeting to transform energy distribution and management in megacities, unveiled the world’s fir... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47830.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Fair Friend Chairman Targets to Lead Global Machine Tool Sector Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47833.html Ken Liu / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 ARTC Sets up Corrosion Test Lab for Vehicles & Parts in Central Taiwan To help Taiwan`s automotive industry build a comprehensive range of corrosion testing capabilities, key to local development and certification of parts production, the Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC), a m... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47836.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan Exports Record 96,000 Cars in 2014 The Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC), a key transportation vehicle testing and R&D hub in Taiwan, recently said new-car sales in Taiwan increased 12% in 2014 to 423,829 units, a 9-year high since 2005 ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47839.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Auto Output Slackens in Emerging Markets in 2014: ARTC More than 80 million new cars were sold worldwide in 2014, soaring from some 60 million units in 2009, according to Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC), a leading transportation vehicle testing and R&D hu... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47813.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 ARTC Develops APU for Extended-range Buses Buses have been playing a vital role in public transportation in metropolitan areas, but such vehicle has been facing challenges in cutting fuel consumption and reducing carbon emissions. An answer is now emerging as the... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47822.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 AUO Wins 2014 HSP Innovation Award AU Optronics Corp. (AUO), one of the top two makers of thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in Taiwan, recently announced that its 6-inch ultra high resolution WQHD smartphone display was honored ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47812.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Kenmos to Open Auto Parts Plant Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47793.html Quincy Liang / CENS Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Kuozui Produces 200,000 Cars in 2014 Kuozui Motors Ltd. held a ceremony in late December to celebrate the production of its 200,000th Toyota car in 2014, making it the first local automaker to turn out more than 200,000 vehicles in a year. Kuozui, a join... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47790.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan Machinery Industry Faces Currency Headwinds Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47782.html Ken Liu / CENS Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 CAPA Posts Record Gains in Part Approvals and Market Presence The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) program certified 61% more part applications from auto part makers in the first half of 2014, compared to the same period in 2013, according to CAPA, a auto-parts certify... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47785.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 Taikoo Aims to be Top Auto Distributor in Taiwan, Ventures into Used-car Sales Biz Taikoo Motors Ltd. of Swire Group, a major automobile dealer in Taiwan, recently announced plans to become the largest automobile distributor on the island. The company will also enter new business lines, including used-... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47786.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 9 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 ITRI Announces Flexible Universal Plane Technology Spin-off The government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a leading industrial-technology research hub in Taiwan, recently announced that it has transferred the Flexible Universal Plane, or FlexUP, techno... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47772.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 9 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0800 New PTW Sales in Taiwan Fall 1.6% YoY in Nov. 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Revenue in 3 Years via Diversification Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47741.html Ken Liu / CENS Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Central Bank Earns NT$147.5B. in First 11 Months, Exceeding Full-year Goal Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47690.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 TSMC Plans 300mm Fab Amid China`s Policy to Foster Own Chip Sector Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47695.html Ken Liu / CENS Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Five-day Work Week May be Reality for All in Taiwan by 2016 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47686.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwanese Banks in China to See 2014 Profits Double Last Year’s Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47689.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 First-11-Month Revenues up Sizably for Taiwan`s Leading Footwear Makers Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47681.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 TBI`s Yearly Revenue to Rise US$193 M. with Startup of Plant in Northern Taiwan TBI Motion Technology Co., Ltd. Chairman C.K. Lee says the company, one of Taiwan’s leading manufacturers of linear motion systems for precision machinery, will generate consolidated revenue of up to NT$6 billion (US$193... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47682.html Ken Liu / CENS Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Economy Predicted to Grow About 3.4% for 2015 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47671.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Fubon Leads FHCs in First-11-Month Profits Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47672.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Locally-Clustered, Integrated Supply-Chain Fixes Taiwan as World’s No.2 Fastener Maker--Vietnam War paved road for island`s fastener industry By STEVE CHUANG Taiwan`s media has over the years dubbed the nation "Economic Miracle," a deserved title in the 1980s and 1990s, especially considering the small island has scant natural resources as minerals and foss... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47667.html Steve Chuang / CENS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Weekly Part-time Work Hours and Monthly Pay Down from 3 Years Ago in Taiwan Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47666.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 ARATS Chairman Chen Urges Taiwan to Agree Domestically Service Trade Agreement with China Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47656.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Tax Revenues Hit Record High of NT$1.85 Trillion in First 11 Months Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47660.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwanese Banks Ink Syndicated Loans MOU with Chinese Banks Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47661.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Fitness Gear Maker Johnson Health to Explore Markets in Europe & North America Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47652.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 New Applications and Improved Technology Brighten Prospects for Taiwan’s Hand Tool Industry--Manufacturers eye niche markets to sidestep cutthroat price competition By STEVE CHUANG Hand tool manufacturing, which has been one of Taiwan’s traditional industries with strong presence in the global market for decades, is now looking forward to brighter prospects than ever thanks mainl... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47635.html Steve Chuang / CENS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Exports up 10th Straight Month to US$26.68B. in November Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47638.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Mega Bank of Taiwan Plans to Set up Branch in Abu Dhabi, UAE Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47629.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s CPI Growth Drops to 0.86% in November Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47631.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 ITRI’s Mobile Electro-thermo Recharger Wins RedDot Design Award The Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) won the Best of the Best prize in the RedDot Design Award championship in September 2014 with its “Energy-Harvesting Thermal-Electric Generator... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47617.html Ken Liu / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Labor Market Expected to Add 44,000 Workers in Q1, 2015 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47621.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 ECCA Position Papers Urges Taiwan to Enhance Trade with EU Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47622.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan Ranks 27th in Talent Among 60 Nations for 2014: IMD Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47624.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan`s FSC to Help 8 FHCs to Explore Asian Market Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47625.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s 2015 Economic Growth Forecast Cut to 3.5%: DGBAS Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47626.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Business Turnover Hit Record Monthly High of NT$1.2418 Trillion in October Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47627.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 China`s UnionPay Credit-card Transactions Grow to NT$145B. in First 10 Months in Taiwan Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47614.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan to Encourage Hiring Seniors to Offset Post-2015 Declining Working Population Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47602.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 4 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Economic Monitor Flashes 9th Green in October Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_47603.html Judy Li / CENS