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Still shooting for sales? Eight heavy-duty truck manufacturers reveal plans for H2 2018

– by Wu Ming As of July 30, most major heavy-duty truck OEMs have held their mid-year business conferences. Eight particularly important ones, including FAW Jiefang, Dongfeng, CNHTC, Shaanxi Auto, Foton Daimler, SAIC-IVECO-Hongyan, JAC and Hualing, have also spoken on their strategic redirections for the remainder of 2018. Below, we outline

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Auto Shanghai 2017 reveals the good and bad of Chinese heavy-duty trucks

Auto Shanghai 2017 was dominated by passenger vehicles as it usually does with many commercial vehicle manufacturers shunning the show. But I did have an opportunity on the second to last day of the show to walk Hall 3H which was dedicated to commercial vehicles and had a handful of

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Products on show at Auto Shanghai 2017 reflect pros and cons of Chinese brand heavy-duty trucks (I)

Auto Shanghai 2017 had 18 heavy-duty trucks on display, and they reflected both pros and cons of Chinese brand heavy-duty trucks. Pros As for the pros or advantages, domestic heavy-duty trucks are making progress in terms of features and equipment, narrowing their gap in this regard with the imported high-end European

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

China’s heavy-duty truck market will be remembered as a year of surprising growth, with sales expected to rise more than 30 percent to over 700,000 units. What were some of the key highlights? Commercial vehicle portal cvchome.com takes a look. – Editor Changing JV landscape Sino-foreign truck joint ventures

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China factor in Hannover

The 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles, the world’s largest commercial vehicle show, concluded today after a seven-day run. While traditional European truck and bus makers as well as suppliers dominated the headlines, China was again a significant factor. In fact, German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), which organizes the biennial

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New deal: second-hand commercial vehicle sales

The 1st China Second-Hand Commercial Vehicle Industry Development Forum and the launching ceremony of the Commercial Vehicle Value Alliance were held in Liangshan, Shandong from November 18 to 19, indicating a new growth of China’s commercial vehicle industry. Organized by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) and Foton Daimler Automotive Co.,

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Beiqi-Foton transfers truck improvement technology to Foton-Daimler

BEIJING – Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. (Beiqi-Foton) signed an agreement with Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (Foton-Daimler) recently to transfer related improvement technologies of ETX truck and permit the latter to use the GTL truck improvement technologies with transaction amount of ¥156.68 million ($25.27 million), according to a

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Foton-Daimler shows Auman GTL intelligent slag truck in Beijing

BEIJING – Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (Foton-Daimler) debuted its Auman GTL intelligent slag truck at Auto China 2014 in Beijing. The new slag truck adapts green mobility. With GPS and sealed cover at the top, the Auman GTL becomes an intelligence technology demonstration of Foton-Daimler. For example,

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Beiqi-Foton joints Guanghui to expand LNG heavy-duty truck market

  URUMCHI, Xinjiang – Beiqi-Foton signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with Xinjiang Guanghui Group to jointly promote Beiqi-Foton’s Auman LNG heavy-duty trucks in Xinjiang, reported Modern Logistics News. With high reliability and high fuel economy, the Auman LNG heavy-duty trucks have adopted Weichai’s low-speed large-torque engines and 16-ton Benz

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