Terminal information: Geely acquires Kangdi Electric; Dongben sales rose by more than 20%; Localization of Ford executives

Geely will take Condi Electric under its control and increase its shareholding to 78%.

According to the platform report, Geely’s automobile map has expanded again. This time, half of it belongs to Geely’s Kangdi Electric Vehicle Group. On March 25th, the official website of Kangdi Technology Group Company announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Zhejiang Kangdi Vehicle Industry Co., Ltd., and Geely Technology Group Co., Ltd. had signed relevant agreements on equity transfer of the joint venture company. 28% of Kangdi Electric’s equity held by Kangdi Auto was transferred to Geely Group, increasing its shareholding to 78%. After the completion of the reorganization, Kangdi Electric, which originally held 50% of the shares, became an absolutely controlled subsidiary of Geely Group.

Dozens of foreign executives at Ford China replaced local staff.

It is reported that foreigners have been "redistributed", and Ford is trying to turn around its depressed situation in China with the help of face of china. According to British media reports, Ford has transferred dozens of western executives from its business in China. According to informed sources, about 30 foreign managers have been assigned to other departments of Ford this year, and the vacant positions will be replaced by local managers in China.

BYD won the order of the largest bus operator in Northern Europe again.

According to reports, according to BYD’s Swedish news, recently, Nobina, the largest public transport operator in Northern Europe, announced the addition of 20 18-meter pure electric articulated buses to BYD. After joining the order, BYD has won a total of 138 orders for pure electric buses from the operator. It is understood that Nobina is the largest and most experienced public transport operator in Northern Europe. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Nobina provides transportation services to about one million people in Northern Europe every day.

Dongfeng Honda sold 59,594 vehicles in April, a year-on-year increase of 24.5%.

According to reports, a few days ago, we learned from Honda China that in April 2019, Dongfeng Honda’s terminal sales volume was 59,594 units, a year-on-year increase of 24.5%; From January to April, Dongfeng Honda accumulated terminal sales of 213,918 vehicles, up 21.1% year-on-year. In the sales volume of Dongfeng Honda in April, the monthly sales volume of Civic, CR-V and XR-V models exceeded 10,000, and the sales volume of CR-V sharp and hybrid terminals was 2,640, up 56.9% year-on-year.

Changan Ford recalled 19,000 Furuis cars.

According to a report by a third-party research organization, it was recently learned from the Defective Product Management Center of the State Administration of Market Supervision that Changan Ford Motor Co., Ltd. filed a recall plan with the State Administration of Market Supervision in accordance with the requirements of the Regulations on the Management of Defective Automobile Product Recall and the Implementation Measures for the Regulations on the Management of Defective Automobile Product Recall, and decided to recall some 2019 models produced between September 1, 2018 and December 15, 2018 from May 6, 2019.

The first automobile wind tunnel in southwest China was put into use in the second half of the year.

Recently, the media learned from China Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co., Ltd. that the company’s first automobile wind tunnel laboratory in southwest China will be put into use in the second half of this year. After the automobile wind tunnel is put into use, it will further improve the resource supporting capacity of the automobile industry in Southwest China and enhance the R&D level of the automobile industry in Chongqing and even China.

FAW employees’ internal car purchase price exposure Mazda is firm.

After SAIC announced the car purchase price of internal employees, the car purchase price of FAW Group employees was exposed online. FAW employees can purchase models including Hongqi brand, Pentium, FAW-Volkswagen, Audi, Mazda and FAW Toyota from internal channels. It is worth noting that the employee car purchase price provided by FAW-Volkswagen is almost the same as the market terminal price, and Audi’s preferential strength is also great. On the contrary, the price of Mazda is very firm, and some models only have a price reduction of 3,000 yuan, and the selected color has a price increase of 2,000 yuan. The employee price is not as much as the dealer terminal price.

Taiwan Province Jaguar Land Rover appointed the car to enter at half price.

Jaguar Land Rover in Taiwan Province has announced that it will launch a multi-intelligent financial scheme of Financial Services-half-price dream-for its new Jaguar and Land Rover brand cars. Consumers only need to pay 50% of the suggested selling price of the vehicle when buying a car, and the remaining 50% of the car purchase price can be paid two years later to buy the car, or they can choose to sell the car back to Jaguar Land Rover for a new car.

Hyundai’s global sales fell by 5.8% in April, and Kia fell by 5.3% year-on-year.

According to Korean media reports, Hyundai Motor Company’s global sales in April was about 370,000, down 5.8% year-on-year; Kia Motors’ global sales in April was about 230,000, down 5.3% year-on-year.

FCA teamed up with Google/Samsung to promote car networking system.

According to American media reports, Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) will launch a brand-new global architecture for car networking services. The company plans to cooperate with Google’s Android operating system and Harman, Samsung’s auto parts supplier, to launch a new system "ecosystem" in the second half of this year. By 2022, all new FCA cars will be connected through "ecosystem". Ariel Gavilan, a spokesman for FCA, said that 40% of the cars currently sold by FCA in the United States and Canada have been connected to the network. Financial details about the tripartite cooperation have not been disclosed.