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Autonomous valet parking from ZF, Baidu and Pand Auto to go into pilot in Chongqing in March

SUNNYVALE, California – What do you get when you combine ZF, the global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology, Baidu, one of China’s largest internet giants and a key enabler of autonomous driving, and Pand Auto, one of China’s rising car sharing

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China heavy-duty truck sales surge 52.38 percent in 2017

China produced and sold 1,149,700 and 1,116,900 heavy-duty trucks in 2017, a surge of 55.07 and 52.38 percent from the previous year, according to statistics released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on January 11. Although heavy-duty truck market experienced a decline in the last two months of 2017

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China’s heavy truck market to 2025: volumes set to stagnate more than 30 percent below peak levels (II)

Change in structure of Market & Truck Fleet China’s new economy and the rising tide of larger fleets will require different vehicles – probably a higher proportion of road tractors, and certainly better specified vehicles. More exacting regulatory requirements and higher content drives the rise in ASPs. This implies the

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Lifan Shijun sets strategic alliance with Weichai Power

KUNMING, Yunnan – Lifan Shijun Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Weichai Power Holding Co., Ltd. on June 13, indicating an expansion to the medium- and heavy-duty truck market, reported cvworld.cn. The two parties will reinforce cooperation in technology, R&D, product, sales and marketing sectors, said Li Bin, president

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25 companies invest £¤53.4 billion in NEV industry chain in H1 2015

Twenty-five listed companies have invested ¥53.4 billion ($8.6 billion) in new energy vehicle industry chain in the first half of the year, according to statistics posted on d1ev.com. The money is mainly used in whole vehicle development, power battery, charging facility, powertrain system and vehicle leasing. Battery and charging facilities

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Listed commercial vehicle makers see large Q1 profit decline

Most listed automakers witnessed sales slips in the first quarter of 2015 with commercial vehicle makers the hardest hit. Net profit of most dealers also declined drastically due to the shrinking market, according to a recent report in Beijing News. Enterprises with sales increase BYD posted ¥120 million ($19.35 million)

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