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Automakers Seek To Integrate— And Localize—Battery Production
It was only a matter of time, but the transformation of the $3.0 trillion global auto industry is now underway, and automakers are spending billions to catch up and develop Read More
China Vehicle Sales Begin To Recover
As big ticket items, purchases of passenger cars, trucks and buses are dependent on a high level of consumer confidence and the strength of the country’s overall economy. On both Read More
Jack Perkowski Reviews His 2019 Predictions, And Discusses 2020 Predictions
In January of every year, Jack makes five predictions for the New Year, and at the same time, reviews how he did on his five predictions for the year just Read More
2019 Predictions: How Did We Do?
The trade war between China and the United States that erupted in March, 2018 impacted all things China in 2019. China’s stock market, currency, and economy were affected, and the Read More
JFP Holdings: A Lightning Rod For New Ideas and Technologies
Due to its long history in China, JFP Holdings acts as a lightning rod for new ideas and technologies from China and around the world. In this podcast, Jack discusses Read More
China’s Auto Slump: When Will It End?
Vehicle sales in China slumped for the 12th consecutive month in June, with unit sales of passenger cars and commercial vehicles declining by 9.6% in the month, and 12.4% for Read More
Electric Vehicles for the U.S. Market
In 2018, JFP Holdings initiated a new line of business — sourcing automotive components from China for sale to the U.S. auto aftermarket and sourcing high quality commercial electric vehicles Read More
Electric Commercial Vehicles In The U.S.
Despite the Trade War, JFP Holdings is building a substantial business working with ADOMANI, Inc., a California company, to source electric drive trains, neighborhood electric vehicles, trucks, delivery and passenger Read More
Who Pays For Tariffs?
The United States is in a major trade war with China that imposes 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion of goods imported from the country and has just averted a Read More
Encouraging Signs in China’s Sluggish Auto Industry
China’s vehicle sales declined for the 10th month in a row in March and fell by double digits during the first three months of the year. Despite this gloomy performance, Read More
The Road Ahead For China’s Automobile Industry
For the first time in memory, China’s unit vehicle sales declined in 2018, registering a 2.8 percent year over year decline. Although sales were cumulatively positive through September, they began Read More
2018 Decline of Auto Sales in China: Review, Prognosis and Opportunities
For the first time in memory, auto sales declined in China last year. In this podcast, Jack and Doug Perkowski discuss the reasons why; the prognosis for the years ahead; Read More
The Trade War Truce — Who Benefits?
The Trade War Truce — Who Benefits? by Jack Perkowski The answer might surprise you. Two of Germany’s largest car makers stand to be immediate beneficiaries of a reduction in Read More
2018: A Transition Year for China Autos?
2018: A Transition Year for China Autos? by Jack Perkowski 2018 may be shaping up to be a transition year for China automobiles. It may be the year that marks Read More
The Future of Auto JVs in China
The Future of Auto JVs in China by Jack Perkowski: In June, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and its Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced that, as of July Read More