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State of the Industry

- Economic Restructuring: Government
  Adjusts Currency
- Going Green: New Laws and Tougher
- Telematics Boom: Various Industries
  Taking Advantage

Exclusive Interviews

Christophe Leconte

Head of Business Development, China

A graduate of Rutgers Business School, SUPAERO, and ESGELEC’s Graduate School of Engineering, Christophe Leconte is an expert in engineering and human resources with a solid background in technical, commercial, and business development management.

Before becoming the Head of Business Development in China at Brainforce, Christophe was a Senior Management Consultant at Ward Howell International, a Practice Leader at DirectHR, and the Energy & Environment Department Director at the ECS Service and Technology Center.

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Breaking News

Trucking, technology, and transformation
August 31, 2015
The use of more active safety technologies (e.g., collision mitigation, and factory-installed telematics systems) is transforming the trucking industry. “The key drivers of technology in this industry going forward are uptime, safety compliance, fuel efficiency, and operational savings”.

Report Says Heavy Construction Equipment Market to Reach $166 Billion by 2020
August 25, 2015
As companies adopt more inorganic growth models, economic growth and increased spending on infrastructural activities are leading to major developments in the global heavy construction equipment market (i.e., agreements, contracts, joint ventures, and partnerships).

Deere resumes production at Tianjin, China facilities
August 20, 2015
Deere & Co (DE.N) has resumed production at its facilities near Tianjin after halting work following a massive chemical explosion. When asked about the economic impact, the company said it "is not likely to be material to the overall business results of the company."

Goldman Sachs to Acquire Telematics Company Trackunit Parent Pandrup
August 17, 2015
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and GRO Capital are set to acquire M-Tec Holding, Pandrup, the parent company of Trackunit, which is one of the leading global providers of fleet management solutions for off-highway vehicles.

Chinese Equipment Makers Struggle With Slumping Economy
August 13, 2015
Recent currency shifts may help Chinese exporters (e.g., those dealing in construction equipment) compete on price in the global market.

How Diesel Got Its Groove Back
August 12, 2015
Big diesel engines, like the Tier 4 Final, produce more power using less fuel and cut exhaust emissions by more than 95 percent. This in-depth article thoroughly examines the differences between modern technology and previous generations of injectors.

Propane’s evolution into the off-highway market
August 6, 2015
As an alternative to increasingly more complex, heavy, and expensive diesel engines, manufactures in the off-road industry are using more propane alternatives for heavier duty, high-horsepower engine applications.

Trucks enter the electric age
August 6, 2015
Transportation Power Inc. (TransPower) is using its battery-electric drive system, ElecTruck, to eliminate emissions output in heavy-duty vehicles designed for short-haul applications. It can also be used with other types of vehicles and equipment.

The “Asia Diesel Engine Summit 2015” WeChat Group is now open to the public
August, 2015
Join the “Asia Diesel Engine Summit 2015” WeChat Group and Receive Breaking News Updates. Please Scan the QR Code above to add as a contact.

Policy Update

Xinhua Insight: China passes law to control air pollution

August 29, 2015
Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) adopted an amendment to the Air Pollution Control Law (APCL) to both better restrict various sources of smog and make information on environmental cleanliness more publicly accessible.

Briefing on China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative - new silk road initiative for inter-continental growth

August 20, 2015
This article gives an overview of the “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR), which is a major national and international policy initiative by the Chinese Government comprising the Silk Road Economic Belt (the Belt) and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road (the Road).

Stricter emissions targets arriving in Europe

August 7, 2015
The European Union (EU) Commission’s Stage V emissions regulations for internal combustion engines installed in non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) is set to go into effect at the beginning of 2019. This will require all previously unregulated engines below 19 kW and above 560 kW to reduce emissions output.

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