BUSMAKERS NEWS * China
* China - US giant looks to China to make up for woes at home
(Photo: Buses made by Navistar are widely used as school buses in the United States)
Hefei,Anhui,China -China Daily, by Wang Chao -19 Oct 2012: ... Navistar International Corp has formed an engine joint venture with Jianghuai Automobile Co of Anhui province and is again clocking up miles on a roadtrip in China that began more than 60 years ago. Navistar, with roots that go back to Chicago in 1902, has its headquarters in Lisle, Illinois, and had revenue of $14 billion (11 billion euros) last year. It also sells chassis and engines... JAC is a commercial vehicle manufacturer whose products include buses, heavy-duty trucks and light trucks, and its turnover was 30.47 billion yuan last year... Navistar is now giving much more attention to China, whose government approved the engine joint venture with JAC in July... A total of 3 billion yuan is being poured into the engine joint venture, and a factory is now being built. It is due to open next year and is expected to produce 150,000 vehicles a year, says Leo Lu, general manager of Navistar China...
* China - Yuchai Engines Used in Nanning and Hangzhou's New Municipal Buses
(Photo: Guangxi Yuchai Co.'s Tourism Bus)
Singapore -PRNewswire/FirstCall -12 Oct 2012: -- China Yuchai International Limited, announced today that the Nanning Public Transport Corporation has accepted the YC6G270 diesel engines supplied by Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited for use in 100 of its new buses. These double-decker buses manufactured by Xiamen Golden Dragon Co., Ltd. were put into operation prior to the China-ASEAN Expo 2012 and the Nanning International Folk Song Arts Festival in September and October 2012 respectively...
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