commercial vehicles

Hindustan Zinc to launch electric Normet SmartDrive Vehicles for mining in India

Hindustan Zinc to launch electric Normet SmartDrive Vehicles for mining in India

Jul 30, 2021

The Normet SmartDrive EVs that will be launched here includes a Spraymec, an Agitator, and a Charmec, in the first phase.

With the new CX variant, the Ace brand is more accessible — Vinay Pathak, Tata Motors

With the new CX variant, the Ace brand is more accessible — Vinay Pathak, Tata Motors

Jul 30, 2021

Tata Motors launched the new Tata Ace Petrol CX in India for ₹3.99 lakh onwards, making it the most affordable four-wheeled SCV in India. Express Drives spoke to Vinay Pathak, VP, Product Line – SCV & PU, Tata Motors, to know more about the Ace Petrol CX.

JCB launches CEV stage IV wheeled construction equipment in India

JCB launches CEV stage IV wheeled construction equipment in India

Jul 29, 2021

JCB’s advanced telematics technology, called JCB Livelink, has been incorporated with these vehicles thereby making them connected.

Tata launches India’s most affordable small commercial vehicle (SCV), the Tata Ace Gold Petrol CX

Tata launches India’s most affordable small commercial vehicle (SCV), the Tata Ace Gold Petrol CX

Jul 29, 2021

Tata Motors launches a new Ace variant, the Gold Petrol CX, which is currently India’s most affordable four-wheeled small commercial vehicle, priced from INR 3.99 lakh onwards, ex-showroom.

Ashok Leyland’s EV arm looks for financial, strategic investors

Ashok Leyland’s EV arm looks for financial, strategic investors

Jul 28, 2021

Hinduja said that Switch has a very aggressive plan to be at the forefront of the electric vehicle transition in buses and light vehicles.

Continental Tires to offer 5-year warranty on truck, bus tyres

Continental Tires to offer 5-year warranty on truck, bus tyres

Jul 16, 2021

Conti Bharosa also covers the second life of tyres by warranting against any manufacturing defects after the first retread for tyres used in normal load applications.

Tata Motors: How India’s largest commercial vehicle maker is conquering Africa

Tata Motors: How India’s largest commercial vehicle maker is conquering Africa

Jul 16, 2021

Tata Motors has been India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer since its inception. The Indian automaker also has a great presence internationally and has been on the path to conquering the African market since 1964.

Truck operators feel the heat

Truck operators feel the heat

Jun 30, 2021

A survey said more than 50% of operators saw a substantial (over 25%) drop in market demand as against the March levels.

MTAP: Innovating for the transport sector

MTAP: Innovating for the transport sector

Jun 27, 2021

MTAP leverages niche technologies to manage different types of fleet operations

BharatBenz equips buses with COVID-prevention features: Aims to revive demand for public buses

BharatBenz equips buses with COVID-prevention features: Aims to revive demand for public buses

Jun 25, 2021

The bus comes with a UV-Filter and air circulation kit. The UV lamp kills up to 99.6% of airborne viruses while the air circulation system secures ventilation of fresh air from outside.

Altigreen’s electric cargo three-wheeler with 125 km range now available in Delhi

Altigreen’s electric cargo three-wheeler with 125 km range now available in Delhi

Jun 16, 2021

Altigreen NEEV electric three-wheeler comes with an 11-kWh battery pack offering a range of up to 125 km and a payload capacity of 550 kg in city traffic conditions.

Hyundai, GM ‘serious’ about flying car taxis by 2025, commercialisation by 2030

Hyundai, GM ‘serious’ about flying car taxis by 2025, commercialisation by 2030

Jun 15, 2021

Hyundai does not want to sell flying cars as a simple transaction but believes it can develop services around the vehicles

Tata Motors to supply 115 ambulances to Gujarat govt, first 25 vehicles delivered

Tata Motors to supply 115 ambulances to Gujarat govt, first 25 vehicles delivered

Jun 11, 2021

Tata Motors’ entire order consists of 25 basic life support ambulances and 90 ambulance shells. The company handed over the vehicles during a ceremony in Gandhinagar

Eicher Skyline Ambulance launched with mobile medical unit facility for Covid patients

Eicher Skyline Ambulance launched with mobile medical unit facility for Covid patients

Jun 08, 2021

VECV sells the Eicher Ambulance with Patient Transport (Type-B), Basic life support (Type-C) and Advance life support (Type-D) configurations.

Covid-19 impact: CV sales volume to grow 23-28% this year, says Crisil

Covid-19 impact: CV sales volume to grow 23-28% this year, says Crisil

Jun 08, 2021

A new report from Crisil states that the commercial vehicle market is on its way towards positive growth in the coming days and will be recovering a little from the dip due to Covid-19.

DICV steps up Covid-19 relief to dealers: Offers salary support, insurance and more

DICV steps up Covid-19 relief to dealers: Offers salary support, insurance and more

Jun 01, 2021

Not only to its own dealers and truckers but also those from the same fraternity, DICV is offering free vaccination.

How the logistics sector can contribute to tackling COVID-19 third wave

How the logistics sector can contribute to tackling COVID-19 third wave

Jun 01, 2021

From our ever-increasing diesel prices to toll prices, the government should take measures to control the diesel costs.

Autonomous vehicles hold potential to revolutionise farming, mining sectors & more: Tata Elxsi

Autonomous vehicles hold potential to revolutionise farming, mining sectors & more: Tata Elxsi

May 31, 2021

We got in a conversation with Shaju S, General Manager and Head, Transportation Business Unit, Tata Elxsi, to learn more about the subject of autonomous off-highway vehicles

US-based Triton EV to deliver 2,000 electric semi-trucks to India

US-based Triton EV to deliver 2,000 electric semi-trucks to India

May 31, 2021

Talwar Auto Garages PVT Ltd, one of the largest automotive distributors in South India, has signed a purchase order for 2,000 Triton EV semi-trucks. The trucks are worth USD 300 million (Rs 21,76,96,50,000).

A washout year for passenger commercial vehicle segment

A washout year for passenger commercial vehicle segment

May 29, 2021

While all segments of the automotive sector have been negatively impacted due to the pandemic, the passenger commercial vehicle (CV) segment has been hit particularly hard.

Operational changes in logistics sector tackling impact of the pandemic

Operational changes in logistics sector tackling impact of the pandemic

May 28, 2021

Fleet drivers have emerged as unsung Covid Warriors since the onset of the pandemic. They’ve been working tirelessly braving the virus to get products delivered to the right people at the right time

JBM Eco-Life electric AC bus launched in Ahmedabad with 250km range, fast charging

JBM Eco-Life electric AC bus launched in Ahmedabad with 250km range, fast charging

May 28, 2021

Apart from this, the company has installed a fast-charging station that will ensure minimum downtime of the vehicles.

VECV extends warranty, free services by two months for its trucks

VECV extends warranty, free services by two months for its trucks

May 27, 2021

Not only this, the company will also reward Eicher service technicians who have been working in this pandemic to ensure the trucks are up and running.

Covid-19 Support: Tata Motors extends warranty, free service period for commercial vehicles

Covid-19 Support: Tata Motors extends warranty, free service period for commercial vehicles

May 20, 2021

Worrying about the free service or warranty period of your Tata commercial vehicle getting lapsed during the ongoing lockdown? Here is some good news for you.

E-way bill integration with RFID, FASTag to deliver realtime commercial vehicle data

E-way bill integration with RFID, FASTag to deliver realtime commercial vehicle data

May 19, 2021

GST vigilantes have been given access to real-time data of commercial vehicle movement on highways with the integration of the e-way bill (EWB), a move which will help in live vigilance tracking of such vehicles and check GST evasion.

“World’s cleanest combustion engine”: Meet Achates 10.6-litre, 3-cylinder diesel motor

“World’s cleanest combustion engine”: Meet Achates 10.6-litre, 3-cylinder diesel motor

May 19, 2021

This engine is designed to take on natural gas, gasoline, diesel as well as hydrogen fuel.

Ashok Leyland announces measures to provide 24/7 service support to its customers

Ashok Leyland announces measures to provide 24/7 service support to its customers

May 19, 2021

As a part of the ‘Service Mandi’ initiative, Ashok Leyland formed a task force for seamless transportation of oxygen and medical supplies across the country.

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