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China’s heavy-duty truck market in 2016: key highlights (II)

China’s heavy-duty truck market is winding down to be a year of surprising growth, with sales expected to rise more than 30 percent to over 700,000 units (actual sales reported by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers were 733,000 units, up 33 percent). What were some of the key highlights? Commercial

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GB1589-2016 key to driving China’s road transport efficiency

The release of the much-awaited GB1589-2016 national standard on outer limits for dimensions and weights of on-road commercial vehicles on July 26 is a key milestone as China embarks on a path to make its transport and logistics system safer, more efficient and sustainable. It is also going to make

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New GB1589-2016 on vehicle dimension, axle load and mass limits goes into effect

The much-awaited GB1589-2016, or Limits for Dimensions, Axle Loads and Masses of Automobiles, Trailers and Combination Vehicles, was approved and published by the Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and the Standards Administration of China (SAC) on July 26 and went into effect on the same day. GB1589-2016

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