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New energy bus market to see rapid recovery in H2 2017 (II)

Will the new energy bus market recover in the second half of 2017 after a dismal first six months? The answer is definitely yes. There were several large orders for new energy buses from late May to June, indicating a market rally is ongoing. According to relevant personnel from bus

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New energy bus market to see rapid recovery in H2 2017 (I)

Will the new energy bus market recover in the second half of 2017 after a dismal first six months? The answer is definitely yes. There were several large orders for new energy buses from late May to June, indicating a market rally is ongoing. According to relevant personnel from bus

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Thirteen ministries and commissions issue new regulation promoting natural gas use

BEIJING – Thirteen ministries and commissions including the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Transportation jointly released The Opinions on Accelerating the Utilization of Natural Gas on June 23. The Opinion requires various industries to accelerate the natural gas utilization, improve the proportion of natural gas in

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Will heavy-duty truck sales exceed 900,000 units in 2017? Anything is possible

Based on the latest data from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), China’s heavy-duty truck sales in the first five months of the year reached 486,000 units with average monthly sales in March-May exceeding 100,000 units. It is estimated that June sales will be around 80,000 units, which will bring

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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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Fortunes in the heavy-duty truck and bus markets not market induced

This issue’s feature and statistics sections show entire different directions the heavy-duty truck and bus markets have been going toward. While heavy-duty truck sales and particularly the natural gas heavy-duty truck volume continue to grow at multiples, the bus market continues to shrink with just a few outliers bucking the

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Natural gas heavy-duty truck production up over five-fold in Q1 2017

The natural gas heavy-duty truck market was explosive in the first quarter of 2017. A total of 7,775 natural gas heavy-duty trucks were produced in March 2017, exploding 587 percent on a yearly basis, according to production certificate numbers from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) as obtained

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