UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 5, 2018
China Automotive Systems, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)||
D8 Henglong Building, Optics Valley Software Park
No. 1 Guanshan First Avenue, Wuhan City
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
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|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders|
The 2018 annual meeting of stockholders of China Automotive Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at second floor, Henglong Group, 88 Sha Cen Road, Jingzhou City, Hubei Province, the People’s Republic of China. Of the 32,338,302 shares of the Company’s common stock entitled to vote at the meeting, 24,897,919 shares, or 76.99%, 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 2019 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:
|2.||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, 2018 was ratified and approved by the following votes:
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: December 5, 2018||By:||/s/ Hanlin Chen|