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DFCV forms Xinjiang subsidiary, eyes sales of 40,000 trucks in 2019

WUHAN, Hubei – Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. (DFCV), China’s second largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer, has formed a new subsidiary called DFCV Xinjiang Co., Ltd., according to a meeting held by the new subsidiary on June 1. It was officially announced at the meeting that Dongfeng Xinjiang Automobile Co., Ltd.,

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XCMG’s first electric sanitation truck rolls off line

XUZHOU, Jiangsu – XCMG’s first electric sanitation vehicle recently rolled off the production line, which has further expanded the company’s footprints in the sanitation vehicle market. The new electric sanitation vehicle has a completely sealed container, an electric-driven chassis and a hydraulic lifting system with a vehicle weight of only

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January battery electric logistics vehicle output up 10X to 3,330 units, new policy could impede momentum

BEIJING – China produced 3,330 battery electric special-purpose vehicles, the majority of them being battery electric logistics vehicles, in January, up 964 percent from the same month a year ago, according to factory data obtained by cvworld.cn. This was the first time ever that battery electric special-purpose vehicle production topped 1,000

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Dongfeng Huashen officially goes into operation in Shiyan, aims to sell more than 40,000 vehicles by 2020

SHIYAN, Hubei – Dongfeng Huashen Motor Co., Ltd. officially went into operation here on January 1, 2018 and released the Dongfeng Huashen 2017 MTP (Mid-Term Plan) that it plans to sell more than 40,000 vehicles annually by 2020. Dongfeng Huashen was established through the merger of three companies – Dongfeng

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Dongfeng throws down the gauntlet at CCVS as it tries to take back leadership position

Dongfeng Motor Corp., China’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturing and parent company of Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. (DFCV), China’s second largest medium and heavy-duty truck manufacturer, had a major product and brand offensive at the annual China Commercial Vehicles Show (CCVS) held in early November in Wuhan. There was no

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China imports 98 special-purpose vehicles in Q2, down 5.77 percent

BEIJING – China imported 98 special-purpose vehicles in the second quarter of 2016 valued at $41.88 million, down 5.77 and 34.76 percent year-on-year respectively, according to data compiled by autoinfo.org.cn. Export volume during the same period was 7,691 units valued at $712 million, down 9.14 and 12.38 percent respectively. Except

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Analysis of special-purpose vehicle export in 2015

China’s export of special-purpose vehicles (SPVs) in 2015 slipped 2.47 percent to 17,116 units, according to statistics from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). However, export revenues increased 4.13 percent to $1.67 billion, indicating an improvement of mix. Export volume and structure The export volume of concrete mixers and crane

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Beiqi-Foton launches special-purpose vehicle base in Qinghai

XINING, Qinghai – Beiqi-Foton’s special-purpose vehicle production base, Qinghai Foton Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd., was launched in Xining Economic and Technology Development Zone in Xining in June with a production capacity of 5,000 units, according to media reports. Qinghai Foton Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a joint venture between Beiqi-Foton

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MIIT to release new entry regulations for trailers in September

    BEIJING – The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is drafting an entrance policy for trailer makers and their products, reported chinaspcar.com. The new regulations will separate trailers from the special-purpose vehicle category, and each of the three types of trailer products, semi-trailers, trailers, and center

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