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Safer and smarter: Yutong launches third-gen school bus

ZHENGZHOU, Henan – Yutong, China’s largest bus maker and the country’s leading school bus manufacturer, officially launched its third-generation school bus here on December 15, elevating the standards of high-quality school buses to a new level. Yutong has been leading the development trend of school buses, not only in exterior

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WABCO and FAW Jiefang sign strategic cooperation framework agreement

BRUSSELS, Belgium – WABCO Holdings Inc. and FAW Jiefang Automotive Company signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement here on June 27. The two partners will work together to advance braking systems, chassis components and other technologies to enhance the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles and fleet operators in China.

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Haval focusing on becoming top global SUV brand and selling 2 million vehicles by 2020

BAODING, Hebei – “Improving little by little everyday” has been the motto of Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd., which has led the Chinese SUV market in sales for 14 consecutive years. And little by little, Great Wall’s Haval has grown into a brand with annual sales of nearly 1 million

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MAS@Shanghai 0913 recap: 48V mild hybrid vs. traditional stop-start applicatio

SHANGHAI – Challenging CO2 targets require further fuel efficient vehicle functionality beyond known stop-start applications, and 48V applications can support active coasting and recuperation and thus significantly reduce CO2 emissions, serving as an attractive solution to serve China’s future fuel efficiency requirements. That was the conclusion from CBU/CAR’s Monthly Automotive Salon

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See, Think, Act: “New” ZF touts CV driver assistance tech in Aache

AACHEN, Germany – “The truck, coach and off-highway guys get their revenge,” quipped Peter Lake, member of the board of management for ZF Friedrichshafen AG with responsibility for Asia Pacific and corporate market, on the eve of the German supplier’s 2016 Global Press Event held on June 30 at the

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Autonomous driving and NEVs: putting safety first and working together

I was invited to give a presentation on global development trends of autonomous driving and new energy vehicles and how China plays a role at a recent industry forum held on the sidelines of Auto Changchun 2016. The topic was way too big and general for me to succinctly present

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With China debut of new FH/FM, Volvo Trucks puts focus on six business values

BEIJING – Volvo Trucks officially debuted its new FH and FM heavy-duty trucks in China on June 5 at the Volvo Trucks New FH/FM Product Experience in Beijing. The new truck range, the most modern and innovative Volvo lineup ever, was unveiled for the first time in the Chinese market

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