State-IV emissions standards due for implementation next year

China will put an end to the circular of diesel vehicles that meet State-III emissions standards on December 31, 2014, according to the No. 27 announcement issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on April 23. No State-III emissions standards-compliant diesel vehicles will be allowed for sale

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Technology advancement to be key to China’s future heavy-duty trucks

Technology advancement will be crucial to China’s future heavy-duty trucks, according to several OEM and supplier executives. The commercial vehicle emissions and components technologies in China in a decade will not be able to reach the current levels of those in developed countries, said Wang Bin, president and CEO of

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Executives discuss issues and trends of China’s heavy-duty market in Hannover

China’s Commercial Vehicle Market in the Age of Globalization, the third annual heavy-duty international seminar organized jointly by China National Automotive Industry International Corp. (CNAICO) and CBU/CAR, was held on September 20 in Hannover, Germany during the biannual IAA Commercial Vehicles show. Industry analysts and executives from multinational and Chinese

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Joint venturing not the best choice in the commercial vehicle sector

CHENGDU, Sichuan – Setting up joint ventures with foreign partners may not be the best choice for Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturers, according to Fang Hongwei, chairman of Shaanxi Automobile Group Corp., currently China’s fourth largest heavy-duty truck maker. Fang made the comments at a panel discussion on China’s commercial vehicle industry

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