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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): May 9, 2012


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
People’s Republic of China
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (86) 27-5981 8527


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))




Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Conditions


On May 9, 2012, China Automotive Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2012. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


The information in this Current Report, including in this Item 2.02 and in the exhibit attached hereto, 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 May 9, 2012.





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: May 11, 2012   By: /s/ Hanlin Chen 
  Hanlin Chen