Tag Archives: LDV

LDV TRIPLES ITS MARKET SHARE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Chinese brand LDV has strengthened its position in the Australian market with sales up 155.6 per cent year on year and total sales of 511 vehicles (Facts July YTD). The LDV T60 ute recorded 270 sales, recording 2.2 per cent of its sector in July. The LDV G10 and V80 vans secured 10 per cent of the largest van segment ...

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CHINESE WHISPERS | LDV UTE -Does the LDV T60 start to change perceptions of Chinese competitiveness

Does the LDV T60 start to change perceptions of Chinese competitiveness in the ute market? – Chris Mullett checks out the claims. If your memory extends back more than a couple of decades, you might remember the hesitation of vehicle buyers to choose a Japanese product. Personal buyer preference headed the intending purchaser to local manufacturers, but in a short ...

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VanAbility | VAN REVIEW -Chinese manufacturer LDV is chipping into mainstream van supply.

Chinese manufacturer LDV is chipping into mainstream van supply with a cost-competitive alternative in the form of the G10 In the world of automotive envy, it pays to remember that some buyers have no interest in which brand, model or perhaps even colour of vehicle they purchase. Some, having bought and paid for the new vehicle that will be used ...

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NEW LDV T60 UTE ACHIEVES THE TOP ANCAP SAFETY STANDARD | TRANSPORT NEWS

The LDV T60 Double Cab Ute is the first Chinese commercial vehicle to reach the ANCAP five-star standard. The Five Star rating applies to all versions sold in Australia The Five Star result is achieved both through performance in crash tests and the standard fitment of a wide range of safety features to help avoid accidents.  Just weeks after its ...

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THE SECOND COMING – LDV G10 Van | VAN REVIEW

Can LDV win back Australian buyers? – Report by Rob Randazzo LDV (Leyland DAF Vans) has certainly had a rocky past, changing ownership four times since becoming an independent company in 1993, and moving base from Britain to China to become part of the SAIC conglomerate. After much hype but little action by the previous Australian importers and distributors, WMC ...

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TRENDY TRADIES TRAVELLING TOOLBOX | UTE REVIEW 4×4

Delivery Magazine delves into the growth of the off-road load carrier for the recreational tradie – Stuart Martin reports  To suggest there’s been solid growth in the LCV 4×4 dual cab segment of the Australian new vehicle market is akin to suggesting the Coalition has a mild dislike of alternative energy options. The multipurpose machine that tows both tools and ...

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MOO-FREE BURGERS HAVE NO BEEF WITH LDV!

The LDV V80 cab chassis has provided the ideal platform for two companies looking to expand and grow their businesses, with leading Queensland Food Trailer producer, Budget Food Trailers, using the LDV V80 to produce its first food truck for Moo-Free Burgers, who are expanding their innovative café-based vegan business into the state’s rapidly growing mobile food market. Budget Food ...

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New fleet manager for the ATECO Group

Rob Vizuete has joined the Ateco Group of Companies as Group Fleet Manager tasked with the role of expanding Ateco’s portfolio of brands into the Australian fleet market and bringing to the attention of fleet buyers the advantages offered by Ateco’s newest brands, LDV and Foton. “LDV and Foton have already proven themselves to individual and private customers and now, ...

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CHINESE CHOICE

What’s the next step for Chinese van maker LDV – Chris Mullett reports Get used to hearing about BRICS. No, it’s not a misspelling; this is where your next generation of automakers may be developing their products and contemplating taking a greater role in global vehicle supply. BRICS stands for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, and, as an ...

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