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Return of the “King:” Tan Xuguang looks to build new CV super power with CNHTC

JINAN, Shandong – China Heavy-Duty Truck Group Corp. (CNHTC), China’s third largest heavy-duty truck maker, announced on September 1 at a much-awaited senior level executive meeting the appointment of Tan Xuguang, current chairman and CEO of Weichai Power Co. and Shandong Heavy Industry Group (SHIG), as Party secretary and chairman

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August heavy-duty truck sales down 23 percent to 72,000 units, no significant rebound seen for September

– by Xie Guangyao UPDATE: China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) reported on September 11 that August heavy-duty truck sales fell 23.3 percent to 71,800 units, but sales through to August were still up by 6.51 percent to 818,200 units. The heavy-duty truck market is no longer bucking the trend in the

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BYD launches “D++” open-source platform, teams up with Baidu on autonomous driving and debuts blockchain-based carbon banking solution

SHENZHEN – BYD officially launched its groundbreaking “D++” open-source platform at the BYD Worldwide Developer Conference in Shenzhen on September 5. Themed “Opening and Creating for the Future,” the event saw BYD re-emphasize its bold vision for smart transport. In addition, a “developer version” of BYD’s Qin Pro model was unveiled

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SAIC-GM and CATL sign cooperation agreement to develop next generation battery

SHANGHAI – SAIC-GM has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL) here to jointly explore technologies in the automotive battery field and make further cooperation on research and development of next generation battery products for SAIC-GM’s new energy vehicles. Based on the agreement, SAIC-GM and CATL

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