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New NTG launch will be “springboard” for Scania as it continues to promote TOE for sustainable transport in China

BEIJING – Scania more than doubled its trucks sales in China in 2017 and remained as the market leader in the imported European truck segment, according to Steve Wager, general manager of Scania Sales (China) Co., Ltd. Wager made the comments at Scania’s annual media gathering held in Beijing on

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Better late than never: Mercedes-Benz Trucks looks to “wow” Chinese customers with long-awaited Actros/Arocs

ZHUHAI, Guangdong – Better late than never. After a six-year wait, Mercedes-Benz Trucks finally brought its latest generation Actros long-haul tractor and Arocs off-road truck to the Chinese market. The two models were officially presented to dealers and potential customers at a launch event here on November 23. The inventor

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WABCO and G7 jointly develop and launch first Smart Trailer Fleet Management Solution in China

SHANGHAI – WABCO Holdings Inc. and G7, an award-winning technology leader in China’s fleet logistic industry, announced on September 5 the launch of “Smart Trailer FMS,” a jointly developed breakthrough trailer fleet management solution (FMS) connected with WABCO’s Intelligent Trailer Program. Smart Trailer FMS is the first of its kind

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Efficient logistics has transformed China’s truck market, says Volvo Trucks China President Eric Labat

CHENGDU, Sichuan – Rising demand for efficient logistics – both in terms of delivery time and fuel efficiency – has transformed China’s heavy-duty truck market, and that bodes well for Volvo Trucks’ efficient imported trucks and solutions, according to Eric Labat, president of Volvo Trucks China. Labat made the comments

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WABCO and FAW Jiefang sign strategic cooperation framework agreement

BRUSSELS, Belgium – WABCO Holdings Inc. and FAW Jiefang Automotive Company signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement here on June 27. The two partners will work together to advance braking systems, chassis components and other technologies to enhance the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles and fleet operators in China.

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MAS@Beijing 1010 recap: Sustainable transport requires fewer but more efficient trucks

BEIJING – China’s road transport market has been very fragmented and unprofessional in the past. With the consolidation of the market under the new normal, however, the majority of transport operators in the market will disappear in the next 10 years and only the top-end of the pyramid will remain

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See, Think, Act: “New” ZF touts CV driver assistance tech in Aache

AACHEN, Germany – “The truck, coach and off-highway guys get their revenge,” quipped Peter Lake, member of the board of management for ZF Friedrichshafen AG with responsibility for Asia Pacific and corporate market, on the eve of the German supplier’s 2016 Global Press Event held on June 30 at the

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Industry shifting focus to TCO, say CV OEM and supplier executives

China’s commercial vehicle industry is shifting focus toward total cost of ownership (TCO) rather than price-based competition, according to OEM and supplier executives at the commercial vehicle industry roundtable held at the Global Automotive Forum 2014 in Wuhanm, Hubei Province on October 16. Gary Huang, president of Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co.,

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As Formula E logistics partner, DHL puts focus on e-mobility and sustainability

DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, announced on September 11 the successful delivery of 41 electric racing cars and related equipment to Beijing for the maiden leg of the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship, the first fully-electric racing series in the world spanning nine cities in 10 months. The Beijing

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