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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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Europe becoming Chinese bus makers’ second home market

There is a Chinese saying that “one’s accomplishments are easily known outside his or her own unit.” The original Chinese phrase translated literally means the blooming flower inside the garden smells sweeter outside of it, which is a way to describe companies performing much better or are better known outside

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Baidu and King Long to work on autonomous shuttle bus, trial operation to begin 2018

BEIJING – Baidu and Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Beijing on October 17 to jointly put into small-scale volume production and trial operation of small autonomous shuttle buses that run in closed loops by the end of July 2018. The plan,

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By not displaying traditional buses, bus makers are missing opportunities again

The road transport exhibition held each year can reflect some market changes. Some of the enterprises are leading indicators for future popular models, while others slow in action display some previously hot models instead of predicting future hot ones. An evident feature of the 2017 China Beijing International Exhibition on

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