Form 8-K CHINA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS For: Nov 21

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Form 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 21, 2018

 

China Automotive Systems, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Delaware 000-33123 33-0885775
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

No. 1 Henglong Road, Yu Qiao Development Zone
Shashi District, Jing Zhou City
Hubei Province
The People’s Republic of China
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (86) 27-8757 0027

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

  

   

 

 

Item 2.02 Conference call and webcast information for the Annual General Meeting of Stockholders

 

On November 21, 2018, China Automotive Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the conference call and webcast information for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of China Automotive Systems, Inc. to be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10: 00 am local time, or 9:00 pm EST on December 4, 2018, at the Company’s facilities in Jingzhou City, People’s Republic of China. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

The information in this Item 2.02 and in Exhibit 99.1 attached to this Form 8-K is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

  (d) Exhibits

 

 

Exhibit No   Description
   
99.1 Press Release of China Automotive Systems, Inc. dated November 21, 2018.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    China Automotive Systems, Inc.  
       
    (Registrant)  
         
         
Date: November 21, 2018   By:  /s/ Hanlin Chen  
      Hanlin Chen  
      Chairman  

 

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Exhibit 99.1

 

 

China Automotive Systems Announces Annual Meeting

Conference Call on December 5, 2018

 

 

WUHAN, China, November 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China Automotive Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAAS) ("CAAS" or the "Company"), a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, today announced the conference call and webcast information for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of China Automotive Systems, Inc. to be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:00 am local time, or 9:00 pm EST on December 4, 2018, at the Company’s facilities in Jingzhou City, People’s Republic of China.

 

Shareholders may access the annual meeting by dialing U.S. toll free number +1-877-407-8031 or +1-201-689-8031 for international callers, and Mainland China toll free +86 400-120-2840, using Conference ID: 13683680. A live web cast of the conference call will also be available at http://www.caasauto.com

 

About China Automotive Systems, Inc.


Based in Hubei Province, the People's Republic of China, China Automotive Systems, Inc. is a leading supplier of power steering components and systems to the Chinese automotive industry, operating through eight Sino-foreign joint ventures. The Company offers a full range of steering system parts for passenger automobiles and commercial vehicles. The Company currently offers four separate series of power steering with an annual production capacity of over 6 million sets of steering gears, columns and steering hoses. Its customer base is comprised of leading auto manufacturers, such as China FAW Group, Corp., Dongfeng Auto Group Co., Ltd., BYD Auto Company Limited, Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. and Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. in China, and Chrysler Group LLC in North America. For more information, please visit: http://www.caasauto.com.

Forward-Looking Statements


This press release contains statements that are "forward-looking statements" as defined under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements represent our estimates and assumptions only as of the date of this press release. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding the qualitative and quantitative effects of the accounting errors, the periods involved, the nature of the Company's review and any anticipated conclusions of the Company or its management and other statements that are not historical facts. Our actual results may differ materially from the results described in or anticipated by our forward-looking statements due to certain risks and uncertainties. As a result, the Company's actual results could differ materially from those contained in these forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those described under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Form 10-K annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 29, 2018, and in documents subsequently filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We expressly disclaim any duty to provide updates to any forward-looking statements made in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Jie Li

Chief Financial Officer

China Automotive Systems, Inc.

Email: jieli@chl.com.cn

 

Kevin Theiss

Investor Relations

+1-212-521-4050

Email: Kevin.Theiss@awakenlab.com

 

 



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