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Ford to roll out new shuttle service pilot in Nanjing in Q 3 aimed at reducing commuter travel times

NANJING, Jiangsu – Ford Motor Co. on May 11 signed a letter of intent with the Nanjing Jiangning Economic and Technological Development Zone (JETDZ) Administrative Committee and the Nanjing Jiangning Public Transportation Group Ltd. (JPTG) for a pilot project aimed at reducing travel times for daily commuters. The project, which

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China to launch bus modernization policies

BEIJING - China's Ministry of Transport will unveil several new rules and regulations, including the Urban Public Transportation Regulations, Five-Year Plan for Road and Water Transportation Information Technology (2011-2015), Guidelines for Urban Public Transportation Development for 2011-2015 and Operational Bus Categorizing and Grading Standards (2010 Version), to push forward the

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Seven more cities selected to operate pilot programs of new energy vehicles

The Ministries of Finance, Science and Technology, and Industry and Information Technology, together with the National Development and Reform Commission, announced an expansion of the new energy vehicle pilot program. Seven more cities, namely, Tianjin, Haikou, Zhengzhou, Xiamen, Suzhou, Tangshan and Guangzhou, have been included to the trial list, pushing

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Large and medium bus market thrives in the first four months

- by Wang Jian In 2010, the bullish market for large and medium buses so far has leaped beyond expectations of manufacturers and analysts, growing faster than predicted. Spokespeople from leading busmakers such as Yutong Bus Corp. (Yutong), Ankai Auto (Ankai), Xiamen King Long United Auto (King Long) and Higer

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Bus manufacturers approach public transportations with green vehicles

In adhering to China's commitment to emissions reduction and energy saving, several cities are engaged in efforts to launch green public transportation systems. Since the beginning of 2010, major bus and coach manufacturers have signed contracts with local governments to adopt alternative fuel vehicles for select bus routes. Xiamen, capital

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