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Road transport show reflects new development trends in the bus market

The 14th International Exhibition on Transport Technology & Equipment was like a mini Beijing Auto Show, except it was all about buses and related components (see Electric, fuel cell and autonomous: highlights from 2018 International Exhibition on Transport Technology & Equipment). But it also gave an indication of the latest state

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China automobile sales up 11.5 percent in April 2018

BEIJING – China’s automobile sales in April reached 2.32 million units, up 11.5 percent from the same period of the previous year, according to data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on May 11. Passenger vehicle sales reached 1.91 million units, up 11.2 percent, while commercial vehicle sales

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March new energy bus sales nearly triples, Q1 sales nearly quadruples

China sold 4,498 new energy buses of 6-m and above in March, up 362.76 percent from February and 188.33 percent from the same month in 2017, according to the latest data from chinabus.info. Sales in the first quarter of 2018 rose 293.86 percent to 8,015 units. Compared with just 2,035 units

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Scania and Haylion Technologies to jointly develop autonomous and electrified vehicles

SHENZHEN – Scania signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shenzhen Haylion Technologies Co., Ltd. here on February 2 that will see the two partners work together on solutions for the Chinese transport industry in the areas of autonomous driving, electrification and connectivity. They will join forces in the field of

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China automobile sales increase 3.04 percent in 2017

BEIJING – China’s automobile sales in 2017 increased 3.04 percent from the previous year to 28.88 million units, according to data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on January 11. In 2017, passenger vehicle sales reached 24.72 million units, up 1.40 percent, while commercial vehicle sales reached 4.16 million

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! While the full year numbers are not yet out for the heavy-duty truck and bus markets as of the date of publication of this issue, we can be certain that 2017 was yet another banner year for both segments. This issue features highlights from a few business conferences from

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