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Yulon Group chairman Kenneth Yen dies in Taipei at age 54

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Yulon Group chairman, multi-millionaire Kenneth Yen (嚴凱泰), died at Taipei Veterans General Hospital on Monday afternoon; he was 54. Yen was a Taiwanese entrepreneur who is l...

Acer and Yulon Group unveil Taiwan's first self-driving car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 28 at the Taiwan Automotive Technology Innovation Summit 2018, the computer company Acer in collaboration with the Yulon Group introduced the country’s firs...

Taiwan shows off first Level 4 autonomous concept vehicle

Taiwan unveiled Thursday its first Level 4 autonomous concept vehicle, developed by Hua-Chuang Automobile Information Technical Center (HAITEC), a Yulon Group affiliate, and PC brand Acer Inc. The ...

Ghost Month effects cause Taiwan car sales to plunge in August

With the Ghost Month on the lunar calendar affecting buying interest, Taiwan's car sales in August fell almost 40 percent from a month earlier, according to statistics compiled by transportation a...

Keyless car ignition system poses safety risks: Taiwan’s Consumer Foundation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Consumers’ Foundation of Taiwan issued a warning and called for enforcement of safety recommendations on the use of keyless ignition systems in automobiles on Au...

Taiwan’s Yulon ranked inside top 100 most valuable auto brands by Brand Finance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Yulon has been ranked inside the top 100 most valuable auto brands by Brand Finance, a British brand valuation and strategy consultancy. Taiwan’s aut...

Toyota Corolla Altis remains Taiwan’s best-selling car for 17th year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Toyota Corolla Altis sedan remained the best-selling car in Taiwan in 2017 for the 17th year running despite advances by SUVs and imports, reports said Tuesday. The...

Hotai Motor to buy Zurich's general insurance assets in Taiwan

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) Hotai Motor Co., the sales agent for Japan's Toyota Motor Corp. in Taiwan, has agreed to acquire Switzerland-based Zurich Insurance's non-life insurance assets in Taiwan. ...

Number of listed firms on TWSE rise from 7 to 900 within 54 years

Fifty-four years after the market became operational in 1962, the number of listed companies on the local main board rose from seven to 900, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE). The TWSE,...

Sanyi wood sculpture competition organizers call for entries

A call for entries to the 2016 Taiwan International Wood Sculpture Competition has begun, according to an announcement Monday by the Miaoli county government's International Culture and Tourism Bur...

Auto sector shares dive, led by Hotai Motor, on yen concerns

Taipei, May 4 (CNA) Auto sector shares took a beating Wednesday, led by Hotai Motor Co., the sales agent for Toyota Motor in Taiwan, amid concerns that a rising Japanese yen will force local car vendo...

Hon Hai among top 5% in corporate governance assessment

Taipei, April 11 (CNA) Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (2317), the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, has made it to the top 5 percent of listed and over-the-counter (OTC) companies in...

Car sales in Taiwan rebound in March

Taipei, April 5 (CNA) Car sales in Taiwan staged a strong rebound in March, rising more than 74 percent from a month earlier, as car vendors launched aggressive promotional campaigns to woo consumers,...

Panama Papers reveal 16,785 Taiwanese clients: Apple Daily

A total of 16,785 Taiwanese clients appear in the leaked Panama Papers, including President-elect Tsai Ing-wen’s brother Tsai Ying-yang, according to Chinese-language Apple Daily report on Tuesday. ...

Tsai visits carmaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President-elect Tsai Ing-wen continued her tour of major Taiwanese economic sectors Friday with a visit to carmaker Yulon, where she emphasized the need for environment-friendli...