U.S. charges 2 Chinese men of corporate and Intellectual property theft from General Electric Co.

The most significant part of the indictment is that this is the first time that the United States has tied these economic and intellectual property thefts to the Chinese government. In a significant development, as per an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Justice Department, a Chinese businessman as well as a former engineer working at…

Wide adoption of EVs will create revenue opportunities for electric utilities: BCG study

The adoption of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in the U.S. is likely to be a win-win scenario for carmakers and utilities if the latter were to expand their range of services and increase their revenue streams. As per the results of a study released on Tuesday, an increase in demand for electric vehicles in…

Qualcomm to shutdown its Chinese joint venture on advanced semiconductors

The move is aligned with the Trump Administration’s policy on Beijing vis-a-vis semiconductors. On Friday, as per a report from The Information citing sources who are employees at a joint venture between U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China’s Huaxintong Semiconductor (HXT), the joint venture is set to close by the end of this month.…

Aptiv opens major autonomous vehicle engineering hub in Shanghai

The new center will focus on Aptiv’s L4 or level 4 technology. On Wednesday, Aptiv, a U.S. auto-parts supplier stated it was opening an autonomous mobility center in Shanghai. The development underscores its push to increase in footprint in the self-driving vehicles market in China. The new center in Shanghai, will be one of Aptiv’s…