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Top 10 News Stories of 2017

The year 2017 came and went by in the blink of an eye. News and events, often of blockbuster proportions, happened not by the weeks or days, but by the hours or even minutes. As a review of the year, the editorial board of CBU/CAR has selected the following Top

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CAMC Hualing sets sales target of 30,000 units with focus on tractor trailers in 2018

ZHENGZHOU, Henan – CAMC Hualing has set a sales target of 30,000 heavy-duty trucks in 2018 with tractor trailers taking 40 percent to 12,000 units, according to a company announcement at its 2018 business conference held here on January 18. CAMC Hualing fulfilled orders of 18,700 heavy-duty trucks in 2017,

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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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Wild swings up and down show it’s still a policy driven market

All things that go up must come down, or it could be the other way around. This issue’s feature on the natural gas heavy-duty truck showed exactly this weird but always seem to be true phenomenon for China’s auto industry. For the heavy-duty truck market, everything seems to be going

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Wild swings up and down show it’s still a policy driven market

All things that go up must come down, or it could be the other way around. This issue’s features on the natural gas heavy-duty truck, natural gas bus and plug-in hybrid bus markets showed exactly this weird but always seem to be true phenomenon for China’s auto industry. For the

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Will heavy-duty truck sales hit 800,000 units in 2017?

Will China’s heavy-duty truck sales hit 800,000 units in 2017? It looked impossible earlier this year but with 2016 sales sure to exceed 700,000 units given market performance so far this year and the booming market in Q4, it may not be a far-reaching target for 2017. According to analysis

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Foton-Daimler signs strategic cooperation agreement with Changjiu Group

BEIJING – Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (Foton-Daimler) signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Changjiu Industrial Group Co., Ltd. (Changjiu Group) in Foton Daimler’s super truck experience center here on November 30. According to the agreement, the two parties will collaborate on fields including vehicle sales, vehicle financing, vehicle

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