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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): November 8, 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
The People’s Republic of China
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (86) 27-8757 0027


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))

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition


On November 8, 2012, China Automotive Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 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 November 8, 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: November 9, 2012 By: /s/ Hanlin Chen
  Hanlin Chen