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March new energy bus sales nearly triples, Q1 sales nearly quadruples

China sold 4,498 new energy buses of 6-m and above in March, up 362.76 percent from February and 188.33 percent from the same month in 2017, according to the latest data from chinabus.info. Sales in the first quarter of 2018 rose 293.86 percent to 8,015 units. Compared with just 2,035 units

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China’s bus market in the first 11 months of 2017: 10-m public transport and 11-m coaches hot, 9-m buses not

China sold 149,639 buses of more than 6 meters in length in the first 11 months of 2017, according to data from chinabus.info. That is about 68,000 units off from the 217,499 units sold in all of 2016. At the current trajectory, sales for 2017 are likely to reach 180,000 units,

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New energy bus sales roundup: June volume more than January-May volume combined

China sold 19,317 buses of over 5 meters in June, a slight drop of 1.48 percent from a year earlier, bringing first half 2017 sales to 70,980 units, a drop of 27.06 percent year-on-year, according to the latest data from chinabus.info. June marked the first time that monthly sales approached

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BYD wins Connexxion electric bus order in the Netherlands

HILVERSUM, the Netherlands – BYD signed a contract here with Connexxion Public Transport, the Dutch subsidiary of Transdev, to sell eight pure electric buses to the company on January 11. This batch of buses is the second order from European market this year after the first order for 10.8-meter electric

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Bus on demand: connected bus ecosystem in an era of big data

Bus on demand has brought severe impact on the traditional bus operation pattern, just as ride-hailing apps have disrupted the rules of the traditional taxi industry. It is undeniable that traditional bus can no longer satisfy the demand for convenient travel from citizens due to its delay in arrival time,

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Pure electric public transport buses benefit little from tax emption policy

BEIJING – The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released the first approved list of new energy vehicles to qualify for a purchase tax exemption, effective on September 1, reported find800.cn. There are two kinds of new energy bus models, pure electric bus and plug-in hybrid bus, with 75

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Ankai delivers 20 public transport buses to Cyprus

HEFEI, Anhui – Ankai Automobile Co., Ltd. (Ankai) recently delivered 20 KZ-2A public transport buses to Cyprus, according to a report in Anhui Daily.  The buses were developed exclusively for the local market, offering more advanced features and also meeting local regulatory requirements by adding safety or warning signs where

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