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): August 10, 2016


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 2016 annual meeting of stockholders of China Automotive Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Fourth Floor Meeting Room, D8 Henglong Building, Optics Valley Software Park, No. 1 Guanshan First Avenue, Wuhan City, Hubei Province, the People’s Republic of China.  Of the 32,121,019 shares of the Company’s common stock entitled to vote at the meeting, 28,804,696 shares, or 89.67%, 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 2017 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    






Hanlin Chen   22,004,725     2,634,955     4,165,016  
Qizhou Wu   22,004,745     2,634,935     4,165,016  
Guangxun Xu   23,240,668     1,399,012     4,165,016  
Robert Tung   23,213,008     1,426,672     4,165,016  
Arthur Wong   23,044,246     1,595,434     4,165,016  


  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, 2016 was ratified and approved by the following votes:


 For   Against   Abstained   Broker Non-Vote
28,773,348   27,537   3,811    







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:  August 12, 2016 By: /s/ Hanlin Chen  
    Hanlin Chen