Valeo opens starter plant in Shanghai

French supplier Valeo SA has opened a starter plant in Shanghai, IHS Automotive reports in its weekly supplier newsletter.

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JCI opens battery plant in Chongqing

Johnson Controls Inc. opened a $154 million (960 million yuan) battery plant in the southwest China municipality of Chongqing this week.

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Federal-Mogul expands Chinese piston plant

SHANGHAI - Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. is expanding its piston factory in Qingdao to produce components for three new customers this year.

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SKF to supply transmission seals to Geely

GOTHENBURG, Sweden - SKF says it has signed a five-year deal to supply transmission seals to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. The deal is worth 100 million krona (97 million yuan), according to the Gothenburg supplier.

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Bosch Mahle to produce turbos in China

SHANGHAI - Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems Co. is building a plant and headquarters in Shanghai to produce turbochargers for automakers in China.

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Denso launches output at Yantai compressor plant

KARIYA, Japan - A joint venture of Denso Corp. and Toyota Industries Corp. has launched production of compressors for air conditioners in the northeast China city of Yantai.

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