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The China Edit – September 2018

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26 Sep 2018

The China Edit is a monthly curation of business news and reports which have a direct impact on the Chinese - and global - composites industry.

Chinese women volleyball players are taking selfie after gold medal awarding ceremony at Jakarta Asian Games.

Chinese women volleyball players are taking selfie after gold medal awarding ceremony at Jakarta Asian Games.

China develops new generation of intelligent subway train
Made of carbon fiber, the new generation subway train is at least 15 percent lighter than a traditional subway train and can reduce energy consumption by around 15 percent.
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Airbus delays sale of fuselage unit despite high interest
Airbus is driven by a desire to remove the heavy investment in the development of new fuselage technology from its cost structure. Startup costs for the carbon fiber fuselage of the long-range A350 were a major contributor to Aerotec’s €264 million loss last year on sales of €2 billion.
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China's contributions enrich international sporting events
Taishan Sports Group is the official supplier for the Jakarta Asian Games. The company is providing thousands of items for nearly ten sports including Wushu, gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline. Starting from a small workshop that stitched mats, Taishan Sports Group now embraces state-of-the-art technology to produce all its gymnastics hardware completely from carbon fiber. The company has provided items for six editions of Asian Games, and the Beijing and Rio Olympic Games.
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Maserati Took China by Storm with the Fastest and Most Powerful Maserati SUV Ever
Only 88 units of the launch edition are available for China, making the Trofeo the top choice for luxury performance connoisseurs with the desire to travel fast and in style.
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Nio is gearing up for an IPO, hoping for a valuation of $8 billion
With a carbon fiber monocoque chassis as a foundation, the EP9 features four electric motors and four gearboxes to deliver a net system output of 1,342 horsepower.
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