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CATARC to provide used vehicle information platform with Carfax

BEIJING – Tianjin-based China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC) and Carfax, a leading provider of vehicle history information in the U.S., has established a joint venture in Beijing, according to a report on auto.sina.com.cn citing CATARC director Zhao Hang. The JV, working with relevant departments, will provide complete vehicle

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Nissan forms partnership with Suzhou Auto Research Institute

SUZHOU, Jiangsu – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Tsinghua University’s Suzhou Automobile Research Institute (SARI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on November 29 here in which the two parties have agreed to promote a cooperative effort regarding the research of future automotive technologies and mutual personnel exchange program designed

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Challenges and opportunities co-exist for high-end trailer JVs

Dongfeng Motor Group and German trailer maker Schmitz Cargobull signed a contract on November 16, establishing a 50:50 joint venture called Dongfeng Schmitz Special Vehicle Co., Ltd. to focus on the R&D, production and sales of semi-trailers. Just two months earlier, Weichai Holding Group, one of China’s largest diesel engine

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First batch of China-made IVECO trucks to be exported in December

  CHONGQING – The first batch of Hongyan Genlyon heavy-duty trucks manufactured by SAIC-IVECO-Hongyan Commercial Vehicle Co. will be exported to Africa and the Middle East with IVECO nameplates in December, reported auto.sohu.com. Based on the export strategy of SAIC-IVECO-Hongyan and the overseas production plan of IVECO, the two companies

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New policies to rejuvenate commercial vehicle market

The 2012 China Commercial Vehicle Show (CCVS) was held in Wuhan, Hubei Province from November 11 to 13, covering 60,000 square meters of exhibition space with 350 exhibitors showcasing 300 commercial vehicles. Major Chinese domestic and multinational commercial vehicle makers brought their star products or newest launches to the show

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