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Electric cars in China

Nidec pushes China expansion with new R&D hub for EV motors

Japanese manufacturer seeks to accelerate development by working with customers

Nidec recently built this research and development center in Dalian, China. (Photo by Shin Watanabe)

KYOTO, Japan/DALIAN, China -- Japanese motor maker Nidec will begin full operation at a new research and development center in China next month, a site that reflects the company's ambition for the world's largest electric vehicle market.

Located around one hour's drive from the city center of northeastern China's Dalian, the compound also includes production facilities, one of which was completed in June 2021. Construction of the R&D center and a second production facility was just finished. 

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