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Nov 05, 2021
On November 1, 2021, Shanghai Newrizon Technology Co., Ltd. (Newrizon), a Chinese startup focusing on new energy commercial vehicles, announced that it completed a Series B funding round with a total amount of nearly USD 50 million.
This round of funding was led by China Creation Ventures (CCV). Lightspeed China Partners increased its stake. Other participants include Axiom Asia Private Capital and important business partners in the logistics field. The proceeds will be used to fund mass product ... (More)
Oct 22, 2021
On October 21, Dürr announced that it is building two paint shops for Sinotruk, the leading manufacturer of heavy trucks.
The two paint shops for the Sinotruk subsidiaries Ji’nan Truck and Ji’nan Commercial Vehicle are being built in Laiwu and Zhangqiu in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong. Dürr’s automated guided vehicles (AGVs for short) are an important building block for a flexible plant layout. EcoProFleet was developed specifically for use in paint s ... (More)
Aug 11, 2021
On August 5, 2021, Shanghai Newrizon Technology Co., Ltd. (Newrizon), a Chinese startup focusing on new energy commercial vehicles, held a brand and product launch event in Shanghai.
The company launched the NEWRIZON brand during the event. The brand name implies start and hope. It is inspired by NASA’s space probe “New Horizons” which conducted a flyby study of the Pluto system.  
Newrizon also unveiled the iC1 and EC1, two new energy commercial vehicles under the NEWR ... (More)
Jul 29, 2021
On July 27, Beijing TrunkTech Co., Ltd. (TrunkTech), an autonomous truck company, obtained the first license plates for road tests of autonomous commercial vehicles in the Beijing intelligent connected vehicle policy pilot zone.
Two license plates were granted respectively for two of TrunkTech’s partnerships: one with JD Logistics (a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com), and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (SINOTRUK) and the other with FOR-U Smart Freight (a tec ... (More)
Jul 15, 2021
On July 7, Inceptio Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Inceptio Technology), an autonomous driving technology R&D company, displayed production prototypes of two autonomous heavy-duty trucks at the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC).
These two trucks were developed by Inceptio Technology in cooperation with Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. (Dongfeng Trucks) and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (SINOTRUK) respectively, featuring an autopilot system develope ... (More)
Jan 22, 2021
According to various media sources, Chinese EV startup SITECH and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (SINOTRUK) formed a strategic partnership on January 20. They will cooperate in terms of product R&D, supply chain management, manufacturing, and distribution channels.
The two companies plan to jointly launch several products in 2 ... (More)
Nov 25, 2020
On November 19, China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (SINOTRUK) started operation of its intelligent connected (new energy) heavy duty project in Laiwu District, Jinan City, Shandong Province. It also marked the rolling off of the first vehicle being a “Yellow River” brand heavy truck off the production line.
Various media s ... (More)
Mar 17, 2020
On March 13, various media sources reported the work resumption progress of the automotive industry in China under the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
According to the statistics of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), 90.1% of the 23 automakers tracked by it have resumed operations. 77% of the employees in these companies have returned to work. 18 automakers, including Changan Automobile, Chery, Geely, JAC, Brilliance, SINOTRUK and Yutong Bus, have fully resume ... (More)
Dec 26, 2019
On December 25, Sinotruk Jinan Truck Co., Ltd. (Sinotruk Jinan) announced its plan to relocate an existing heavy-duty truck capacity project (namely the intelligent connected (new energy) heavy-duty truck project) at a green manufacturing industrial city invested by Shandong Heavy Industry Group in the Laiwu District, Jinan, Shandong Province.
The ... (More)
Oct 08, 2019
On September 24, Beijing Horizon Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. (Horizon Robotics) officially joined the mass transport innovation center jointly initiated by Inceptio Technology and the Auto Innovation Park of Shanghai International Automobile City. Horizon Robotics signed an agreement with Inceptio Technology for strategic cooperation on production.   
According to the agreement, the companies will cooperate in product and technological fields. Horizon Robotics will fully utilize its ... (More)
Jan 30, 2019
On January 22, Ji’nan opened the test grounds for the road testing of connected vehicles with a length of about 4.8 km. SINOTRUK participated in the road tests by testing its level-4 autonomous bus and HOWO-T5G unmanned electric truck.
The road marking work has been completed and construction of the 5G experiment station has also been complet ... (More)
Nov 28, 2018
On November 19, Weltmeister started construction of its autonomous driving demonstration park and trial manufacturing center in Mianyang, Sichuan.
After completing construction of the facility, the automaker will be able to design, trial manufacture, and test NEVs, further adding to its development of Level-3 and Level-4 autonomous driving.
Located ... (More)
Sep 19, 2018
On September 18, the TRATON GROUP and the Chinese CNHTC Group announced that the companies will further expand their long-term partnership.
MAN and Sinotruk have been working together quite successfu ... (More)
Jul 17, 2018
On July 14 SINOTRUK   announced that it sold 177,025 vehicles in the first six months of 2018, a 17.66% y/y in ... (More)
Jun 15, 2018
On June 13 SINOTRUK released a sales bulletin.
Year-to-date (YTD) sales from January to May totaled 147,342 units for an 18.13% y/y increase.
The company sold 91,779 heavy-duty trucks, a 12.24% y/y in ... (More)
Apr 16, 2018
On April 12 China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (SINOTRUK) started trial operation of its unmanned electric trucks at Tianjin harbor.
The HOWO-T5G is a level-4 autonomous vehicle that has ... (More)
Apr 05, 2018
WABCO Holdings Inc. announced that it has extended its strategic cooperation agreement with Sinotruk (Hong Kong) Limited. This agreement will leverage WABCO's global capabilities to further support Sinotruk's China and international market development. Sinotruk will adopt a wide range of WABCO's industry-leading technologies. This includes Advanced ... (More)
Mar 19, 2018
On March 12 SINOTRUK delivered 118 HOWO dump trucks to local logistics and transport companies in Chongqing City. At the delivery ceremony, the automaker signed another purchase order for 352 trucks.
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Mar 15, 2018
On March 12 SINOTRUK announced that it delivered 10,000 HOWO dump trucks in eighteen cities including Chongqing, Kunming, and Hangzhou.
The truck features technologies from Sweden such as a four-point ... (More)
Mar 15, 2018
On March 12 SINOTRUK released a sales bulletin.
Overall sales in January and February totaled 50,163 units, a 21.02% y/y increase.
The company sold 32,645 heavy-duty trucks, a 19.52% y/y increase.
Mid ... (More)