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WABCO and FAW Jiefang form vehicle control systems JV to produce single-piston ADB from 2019

HANNOVER – WABCO Holdings Inc., the leading global supplier of commercial vehicle braking control systems, signed an agreement here on September 21 with FAW Jiefang, China’s largest heavy-duty truck maker, to establish a joint venture for vehicle control systems in China. The JV is expected to begin production of WABCO’s advanced

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Volkswagen Group CV arm TRATON and CNHTC to form JV, localize MAN truck production in China

Joachim Drees, Cai Dong and Andreas Renschler HANNOVER – TRATON AG, the recently formed wholly-owned commercial vehicle subsidiary of Volkswagen Group combining the MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus and RIO brands, signed a strategic cooperation deal with China Heavy-Duty Truck Corp. (CNHTC) here on September 18 to establish a joint

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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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Still shooting for sales? Eight heavy-duty truck manufacturers reveal plans for H2 2018

– by Wu Ming As of July 30, most major heavy-duty truck OEMs have held their mid-year business conferences. Eight particularly important ones, including FAW Jiefang, Dongfeng, CNHTC, Shaanxi Auto, Foton Daimler, SAIC-IVECO-Hongyan, JAC and Hualing, have also spoken on their strategic redirections for the remainder of 2018. Below, we outline

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