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Sales performance of passenger vehicle manufacturers in 2016

BEIJING – China’s production and sales of passenger vehicles reached 24,421,000 and 24,377,000 units in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 15.5 and 14.9 percent and 1.0 and 1.3 percentage points higher than the overall growth of the automobile industry. Most of the passenger vehicle manufacturers completed their sales target set

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Happy Chinese New Year of the Rooster!

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year of the Rooster! The rooster is associated with fidelity and punctuality. People born in the year of the Rooster are beautiful, kind-hearted, hard-working, courageous, independent, humorous and honest. They might also be arrogant, self-aggrandizing, persuasive to others and wild. Those traits might foretell some of

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BYD wins Connexxion electric bus order in the Netherlands

HILVERSUM, the Netherlands – BYD signed a contract here with Connexxion Public Transport, the Dutch subsidiary of Transdev, to sell eight pure electric buses to the company on January 11. This batch of buses is the second order from European market this year after the first order for 10.8-meter electric

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SC-Cloud platform launched to provide data service tor truck industry

XI’AN, Shaanxi – The SC-Cloud system, jointly developed by a telematics subsidiary of Shaanxi Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (Shaanxi Auto) and Xi’an Cummins Engine Co., Ltd. (Xi’an Cummins) made its official launch recently, according to a report on find800.cn. Through data collection, data analysis and data application, the SC-Cloud system

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Scania sees China as important strategic market for future growth

A year ago at this time, Steve Wager was the head of Scania South Africa and enjoying the brand’s runner up position in that market and successful and profitable growth. Fast forward 12 months on December 18, 2016, Wager was handing over symbolic keys to the 999th and 1,000th truck

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Heavy-duty truck sales up lower-than-expected 56 percent in December

A total of 76,000 heavy-duty trucks were sold in December, down 17 percent from November but still up 56 percent from December 2015, according to the latest data reported by manufacturers tabulated by cvworld.cn. December sales fell short of expectations and could not beat the historical monthly record of 79,900

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Dayun Auto joins hands with Daimler for high-end heavy-duty truck

YUNCHENG, Shanxi – Dayun Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Dayun Auto) has signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with Daimler AG to jointly develop a high-end heavy-duty truck, according to a report on cvnews.com.cn citing company chairman Yuan Qinshan. Based on the agreement, the two partners will establish and continue to maintain

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China’s heavy-duty truck market in 2016: key highlights (II)

China’s heavy-duty truck market is winding down to be a year of surprising growth, with sales expected to rise more than 30 percent to over 700,000 units (actual sales reported by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers were 733,000 units, up 33 percent). What were some of the key highlights? Commercial

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