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January-May tractor market: mixed performance among top 10 players

The tractor segment of the heavy-duty truck market has been under a lot of pressure lately. Between January and May 559,000 heavy-duty trucks were sold, up 15.2 percent year-on-year. Tractors accounted for 40 percent of those sales, still the largest segment, but this is 15.9 percentage points lower than the

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DFCV and Jumeng platform reach strategic cooperation, to provide 1,000 trucks

SHANGHAI – Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. (DFCV) and Jumeng platform signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Shanghai on May 4 in which an order of 1,000 tractors including the Kinland H03V, Kinland H04V and other models was placed. As a vehicle transportation logistics solutions provider, DFCV will provide Jumeng

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Q1 2018 tractor sales down 20 percent to 139,000 units, top five players account for 90 percent of market

China sold 139,000 tractors in the first quarter of 2018, down 20.6 percent from the same period of last year, according to the latest data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on April 11. That is a net decrease of 36,000 units. The proportion of tractors among overall sales

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March heavy-duty truck sales hit new record of 132,000 units, turning point coming in June?

– by Xie Guangyao UPDATE: March heavy-duty truck sales reached a historical monthly record of 138,900 units, up 21.21 percent from a year ago, according to official data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on April 11. Sales in the first three months totaled 323,400 units, up 13.85 percent. Another

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GAC-Hino Zhenzhi series 700 heavy-duty truck hits market in Guangzhou

GUANGZHOU – GAC-Hino launched a new Zhenzhi series 700 heavy-duty truck to the market in Guangzhou on January 23. The 700 heavy-duty truck is equipped with the P11C engine from Shanghai Hino Engine Co., Ltd., domestic popular brand transmission and SCR system. The new truck adopts the latest vehicle frame

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January heavy-duty truck sales up 18 percent to 98,000 units, but tractor orders slide

There is good news and bad news for the heavy-duty truck market in January 2018. The good news is, heavy-duty truck sales topped 98,000 units, up 18 percent year-on-year and 48 percent from December 2017, according to manufacturer reported data obtained by cvworld.cn. The bad news is, orders for tractors

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