Setting a New Benchmark for Intelligent Manufacturing of China: Foton Motor Becomes Official Vehicle Partner of G20 Summit



Foton Motor announced that it became the official vehicle supplier of G20 Hangzhou Summit, which kicked off on September 4, 2016, gathering leaders of G20 members, some guest countries and international organizations to discuss the pressing challenges faced by world economic governance under the theme of "Towards an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy."

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FOTON AUV new energy bus, official vehicle for G20 Hangzhou Summit (Photo: Business Wire)

FOTON AUV new energy bus, official vehicle for G20 Hangzhou Summit (Photo: Business Wire)

Apart from hot issues drawing wide attention such as "growth mode innovation" and "more efficient global economic and financial governance", "green economy and sustainable development" was also an important focus of this summit. For the means of transport most related to Summit support, new energy vehicles were used massively during the summit for the first time. This shows the confidence of China as the presidency of the summit, as well as China's determination to tackle global climatic change and improve the living environment of humans.

As China's No. 1 commercial vehicle brand, Foton is honored to be the official vehicle supplier for the G20 Hangzhou Summit. As the exclusive green vehicle supplier, Foton delivered 180 green vehicles (FOTON AUV, AUMARK and TOANO) to the Organizing Committee of G20 Summit on August 16 to guarantee green, safe and comfortable transport services.

As vehicles for high-ranking government officials, state guests and journalists during the summit, FOTON AUV new energy featuring Foton's independently-developed intelligent battery management system will ensure the green transport of business leaders and the media.

Since its birth, FOTON TOANO has been destined to be excellent. Developed at the automotive R&D center in Stuttgart, it fully assimilated the exquisite manufacturing technology of Germany. In the event marking the 70th anniversary of the V-day in 2015, it transported heads of state from around the world. FOTON TOANO EV van was launched in Munich on July 13, 2016, filling the gap of Chinese intelligent connected vans in the European and American markets. This time, FOTON TOANO moved on as a vehicle for international high-ranking government officials during the Summit.

FOTON AUMARK S was favored by the Organizing Committee of G20 Summit for its greenness, intelligence, high efficiency and reliability. Based on the core needs of intelligence, energy conservation and environmental protection, it integrates the concept of intelligent trucks and intelligent logistics into "super trucks" to provide green logistics services to state guests during the summit.

With reliable products and perfect logistics solutions, Foton has undertaken and successfully served many international events, including the 2008 Olympic Games and APEC 2014. Foton will undoubtedly shine brilliantly at G20 Summit 2016 and set a new benchmark for intelligent manufacturing of China.

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