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Alfa rolls out large BRT city bus

JIANGYIN, Jiangsu – A new 18-meter-long articulated BRT city bus rolled off the production line of Alfa Bus Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Alfa) on December 19, 2007. This energy-saving and environment-friendly BRT bus model has been jointly developed by Alfa and Scania from Sweden using world-class advanced technology.  The low-floor BRT bus

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China’s motorcycle market in 2007

China produced and sold 25,446,862 and 25,467,973 motorcycles in 2007, up 18.70 and 33.28 percent respectively, compared with those of the previous year, according to the statistics released by the China Automotive Association of Manufacturers (CAAM). Table I. Output and sales of China’s motorcycle market from 2000 to 2007Output                                                                                                 Year      1999    

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BAIC to set up facility in Huna

ZHUZHOU, Hunan ¨C Beijing Automotive Industry Holding (Group) Corporation (BAIC) signed a framework agreement on December 23 last year with Zhuzhou municipal government of Hunan Province to set up a production facility in Zhuzhou high technology zone, according to reports in Beijing News.   BAIC will invest ¥2 billion ($273 million) in

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Chery Quantum JV approved by NDRC

BEIJING ¨C Chery Automobile Investment Co.¡¯s joint venture program with American company Quantum LLC was approved, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced on January 8 on its website.   The NDRC approved the program in December 2007. ¡°The NDRC allows Chery and Quantum to jointly produce passenger vehicles, including cars

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