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January-May tractor market: mixed performance among top 10 players

The tractor segment of the heavy-duty truck market has been under a lot of pressure lately. Between January and May 559,000 heavy-duty trucks were sold, up 15.2 percent year-on-year. Tractors accounted for 40 percent of those sales, still the largest segment, but this is 15.9 percentage points lower than the

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Electric, fuel cell and autonomous: highlights from 2018 International Exhibition on Transport Technology & Equipment

BEIJING – The 14th International Exhibition on Transport Technology & Equipment, known as China Transpo2018, was held on May 28-30 in Beijing. The new venue at the Beijing New International Exhibition Center is larger than previous years’ and boasted greater floor space and thus more exhibitors and more displays. In total,

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May heavy-duty truck sales top 110,000 units, one million units likely for 2018

The heavy-duty truck market just witnessed its fourth month of record sales so far in 2018. About 114,000 heavy-duty trucks were sold in May, up 17 percent, while sales through to May topped 560,000 units, up 15 percent year-on-year, according to the latest manufacturer reported data obtained by cvworld.cn. May

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April bus market breakdown ¨C large and medium buses perform well

In the first quarter of 2018, large and medium bus markets performed well while light bus market stalled. Now as we enter the second quarter, where are these segments headed? According to the latest data obtained by cvworld.cn, 41,400 buses were produced in April and 39,400 units were sold, up

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February heavy-duty truck sales tank, YTD sales still up

As expected, February heavy-duty truck sales tanked after a “strong” January performance. China sold about 68,000 heavy-duty trucks in February, down 21 percent year-on-year and about 38 percent off the record 109,600 units sold in January. Over the first two months of the year, sales were still up 5 percent to 177,600

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One million heavy-duty trucks twice in eight years: how did top five players fare?

From 2010 to 2017, China’s annual heavy-duty truck sales topped 1 million units twice. In those eight years, FAW Jiefang, Dongfeng, CNHTC, Shaanxi Auto and Foton remained as the top five heavy-duty truck makers. But their market shares over these eight years fared differently.   Top five combined market share

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