Washington, D.C. 20549


Form 8-K



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 16, 2014


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.)


D8 Henglong Building, Optics Valley Software Park

No. 1 Guanshan First Avenue, Wuhan 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) 27-8757-0028


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:


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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


The 2014 annual meeting of stockholders of China Automotive Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Conference Hall, Royal Victoria Hotel, 6699 South Huandao Road, Siming District, Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China. Of the 28,043,019 shares of the Company’s common stock entitled to vote at the meeting, 26,328,635 shares, or 93.89%, were represented at the meeting in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum.  The voting results are presented below.


  1. Election of Directors


The Company’s shareholders elected the five nominees below to hold office until the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualified.  Each of the nominees received more than a majority of the votes cast.  The votes regarding the election of directors were as follows:


Nominee  For   Authority
Hanlin Chen   21,361,299    44,169    4,923,167 
Qizhou Wu   21,362,099    43,369    4,923,167 
Guangxun Xu   21,359,147    46,321    4,923,167 
Robert Tung   21,360,747    44,721    4,923,167 
Arthur Wong   21,333,039    72,429    4,923,167 


  2. Approval of the Amendment to the Company’s 2004 Stock Option Plan


The amendment to the Company’s 2004 Stock Option Plan to extend its term for another ten (10) years (through June 27, 2025) was approved by the following votes:


For   Against   Abstained 
 20,666,669    724,489    14,310 


  3. Ratification and Approval of the Appointment of Independent Auditor


The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 was ratified and approved by the following votes:


 For   Against   Abstained   Broker Non-Vote 
 26,300,198    15,936    12,501    0 






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.  
Date:  September  18, 2014 By: /s/ Hanlin Chen  
    Hanlin Chen