Xinhua reported that Mr Zhang Dejiang Chinese Vice premier has urged more efforts to develop China auto parts industry and new energy vehicles to increase the international competitiveness of the nation auto sector.
Mr Zhang said auto part producers should step up self-development of core technologies and form their own brands to advance the sector. He said that Quality should always come first. He added that improving the design and manufacturing level of the auto parts industry is crucial to the nation auto sector.
Mr Zhang said "China auto industry has overcome the severe impact of the financial crisis and achieved great progress. He said that development of China auto parts industry Energy deals mark new era.”
However, he noted that the overall industry is not strong despite its large volumes of production and sales.
China overtook the United States to become the world's largest auto maker and auto market in 2009.