EXPO 2017 ASTANA: Foton Motor becomes the sole supplier of designated vehicle of China Pavilion

EXPO 2017 ASTANA: Foton Motor becomes the sole supplier of designated vehicle of China Pavilion
Published May 12, 2017

On May 12, 2017,”Foton Motor Group Signing Ceremony as Expo 2017 Astana – China Pavilion Sponsor” is held at the headquarters of Foton Motor Group. As the “Gold Sponsor” of China Pavilion of this World Expo, Foton Motor will provide TOANO, AUV, SAUVANA automobiles as the sole designated vehicles of China Pavilion.

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Foton Motor Group is awarded as “Gold Sponsor” for Expo 2017 Astana China Pavilion
Mr. Wang Jinzhen(left), deputy director of the China Pavilion organizing committee and vice-chairman of the CCPIT
Mr. Chang Rui(right), VP of Foton Motor Group, President of Foton International

Based on the green environmental protection standards, Foton Motor will send SAUVANA, TOANO, AUV products serving for China Pavilion of Expo 2017 Astana. All products have successfully served international conferences and events for several times. SAUVANA was first challenged by Dakar Rally and smoothly completed the competition in 2016; TOANO transported the heads of states during the 70th anniversary of the V-day in 2015 and served as the state guest vehicle during G20 Summit in 2016; and As the official vehicle of G20 Summit in 2016, FOTON AUV buses served for high-ranking government officials, state guests and journalists with zero malfunction.

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Foton Motor designated vehicle of China Pavilion Expo 2017 ASTANA: SAUVANA(left), AUV(middle), TOANO(right)

Expo 2017 Astana will be conducted on June 10 to September 10, 2017. The theme is “Future Energy”. As one of the biggest pavilion in this Expo, the theme of China Pavilion is “Future Energy, Green Silk Road”. as the forerunner of this Initiative, Foton Motor is one of China’s enterprises that develops overseas markets earliest and realizes industrialization operations globally, meanwhile made outstanding achievements along “Belt & Road” countries.

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As the most technologically representative urban transport projects in Kazakhstan even in the whole of Central Asia’s, Astana automatic unmanned light rail project is the China and Kazakhstan ‘s model project under the initiative of “Belt & Road “. At present, Foton Motor has cooperated with the project contractor to provide relevant engineering machinery, heavy duty truck products and supporting services.

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In addition, Foton AUV coach & bus has successfully won the order of 1,000 units of clean energy buses from Myanmar customer, which has been the largest bus export program to Southeast Asia since China is founded.

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The first batch of FOTON AUV 1000 buses order for Myanmar are delivering

Furtherly, Foton Motor will rely on scientific and technological innovation to localized operations. Supported by technologies and operation experience of two joint ventures, namely, Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) and Beijing Foton Cummins Engine Co., Ltd (BFCEC), Foton Motor will copy the globally leading automobile manufacturing and operation standard to other regions with its business. It will, when offering high value-added products and services to local users, serve as the forerunner of “intelligent manufacturing in China”, and the internationally leading automobile enterprise driven by technology.

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