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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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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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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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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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China’s bus market in the first 11 months of 2017: 10-m public transport and 11-m coaches hot, 9-m buses not

China sold 149,639 buses of more than 6 meters in length in the first 11 months of 2017, according to data from chinabus.info. That is about 68,000 units off from the 217,499 units sold in all of 2016. At the current trajectory, sales for 2017 are likely to reach 180,000 units,

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New energy vehicle plays key role in shuffling of bus rankings

Unlike the heavy-duty truck market, where FAW Jiefang taking over Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle (Dongfeng Trucks) as the No. 1 seller represented the only major shuffle in the ranking of the top 10 manufacturers in that segment so far this year, there was quite a few changes in the heart of

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Large bus sales drop 32 percent in February

BEIJING – China sold 25,330 buses (including chassis) in February, down 22.08 percent on a yearly basis and 44.23 percent on a monthly basis, according to the latest statistics of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Large bus, medium bus and microbus all witnessed sales decline due to the

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