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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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Hu Hanjie: medium & heavy-duty truck demand to average 800,000 per year

CHANGCHUN, Jilin – China’s medium and heavy-duty truck demand will average at about 800,000 units a year in the future, according to Hu Hanjie, Party secretary and president of FAW Jiefang, the country’s leading heavy-duty truck maker. Hu made the comments in a media interview following a ceremony to celebrate

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Dongfeng-Volvo: an alliance based on trust and understanding

Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (DFG) and AB Volvo held an inauguration ceremony in Shiyan, Hubei Province on January 26, 2015 to celebrate the establishment of Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. (DFCV). The two companies signed a strategic cooperation agreement exactly two years ago to establish the joint venture based

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Beiqi-Foton to establish auto industrial park in India

BEIJING –Beiqi-Foton Motor Co., Ltd. (Beiqi-Foton) has signed an MOU with India’s Maharashtra Industrial Development Co. to jointly establish an automobile industrial park in Maharashtra, according to a report on cvworld.cn. The MOU was signed on September 18 during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India. By setting up the

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JAC Navistar engine JV to offer flexible solutions to address emissions requirements

Navistar International Corp. and Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC) officially unveiled their engine joint venture – JAC Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. – in Beijing on August 23. The engine JV received approval from China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on June 29 and business license on July 4,

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China’s heavy-duty market in 2011: sales tumble

China sold 1,232,084 heavy-duty vehicles (heavy-duty and medium trucks, large and medium buses, including chassis and semi-tractor trailers) in the first 11 months of 2011, down 7.54 percent from the same period of 2010, according to CBU-Autostats based on the latest data available from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

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China’s heavy-duty market in the first three quarters of 2011: slide continues

China sold 1,038,866 heavy-duty vehicles (heavy-duty and medium trucks, large and medium buses, including chassis and semi-tractor trailers) in the first three quarters of 2011, down 6.37 percent from the same period last year, according to CBU-Autostats V15N9 based on data from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). The entire

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DFCV confirmed as Platinum Dinner Sponsor of CBU’s 2011 Heavy-Duty Seminar

BEIJING – Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co. (DFCV), China’s leading medium and heavy-duty truckmaker, has today confirmed its Platinum Dinner Sponsorship of CBU/CAR’s 2011 Heavy-Duty Seminar – Affordability, Efficiency, Technology and Branding -- Confronting a Slowed Heavy-Duty Market in China, to be held on October 17-18, 2011 at the Yuyang Hotel

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