Shanghai Daily: Seeking a balancing act
By Raichard Fu
Selected from: Shanghai Daily, November 11, 2010.
PRODUCTS and solutions that could balance the economy and ecology will feature at the 2010 China International Industry Fair which opened at Shanghai New International Expo Center yesterday. The annual trade show, which highlights “new energy, low carbon, environment protection and green products and technologies”, will also seek to develop technologies”, will also seek to develop technology in the post-Expo era, Mayor Han Zheng said in his opening speech.
Self innovation has long been the theme of the major industry fair. This time, Shanghai-based SAIC Motor Corp is showcasing five new-energy vehicles as it is determined to accelerate the industrialization of hybrid and electric cars by boosting research and development.
Swiss-Swedish engineering group ABB unveiled a painting robot for the auto industry that was co-developed by its China R&D team. The robot is able to paint at a higher speed while using lower quantity of paint.