commercial vehicles

Mahindra sells 1000 units of Treo Zor, grabs 59% market share

Mahindra sells 1000 units of Treo Zor, grabs 59% market share

Apr 19, 2021

Mahindra Treo Zor is the youngest member in the Treo range of commercials EVs and has sold 1000 units since its launch in October 2020. The Treo range as a whole has sold 8000 units across the country.

Large fleet of hydrogen-run buses to ply on Indian roads

Large fleet of hydrogen-run buses to ply on Indian roads

Apr 17, 2021

The government is currently charting the ‘National Hydrogen Energy Mission’ to create a hydrogen value-chain in the country and bring down the costs of hydrogen production.

Welectric delivery fleet to have 2,000 Okinawa electric scooters by end-2021

Welectric delivery fleet to have 2,000 Okinawa electric scooters by end-2021

Apr 15, 2021

Okinawa’s duty is to not only provide the vehicles but also train Welectric on how to maintain the EVs. Okinawa currently has six products in the range of Rs 50,000 – Rs 1.14 lakh.

Solis Hybrid 5015 tractor launched: Diesel-electric combination promises better mileage

Solis Hybrid 5015 tractor launched: Diesel-electric combination promises better mileage

Apr 14, 2021

The Solis Hybrid 5015 tractor boasts a 50hp engine but the company says that the power is equivalent to what you get in a 60hp motor.

‘Bus travel to see 30-40% increase in coming months’: IntrCity to add electric buses in fleet soon

‘Bus travel to see 30-40% increase in coming months’: IntrCity to add electric buses in fleet soon

Apr 12, 2021

IntrCity Smartbus covers around 630+ routes across the country and has over 1 lakh users per month. The company boasts the widest network of India’s branded intercity bus fleets.

Piaggio’s new alternate fuel engine in transport sector to revolutionise segment, claims Diego Graffi

Piaggio’s new alternate fuel engine in transport sector to revolutionise segment, claims Diego Graffi

Apr 01, 2021

Piaggio, as a company, is focused on being fuel agnostic. Customers are being given the choice to choose based on their requirements and application.

Ashok Leyland to induct e-buses for transporting staff: Aims to move closer to carbon-neutrality

Ashok Leyland to induct e-buses for transporting staff: Aims to move closer to carbon-neutrality

Mar 25, 2021

In an effort to inch closer towards carbon-neutrality, Ashok Leyland has announced that it will be using e-Buses to transport their staff. The buses will be sourced from the company’s UK subsidiary, Switch Mobility.

Smart trucking: Why usage of telematics in trucks is increasing

Smart trucking: Why usage of telematics in trucks is increasing

Mar 22, 2021

Today, all OEMs—Tata Motors, VECV, Ashok Leyland, Volvo Group India and DICV—offer connected trucks in India. OEMs say these substantially reduce total cost of ownership.

Vinod Aggarwal, MD & CEO, VE Commercial Vehicles says as far as trucks are concerned, recession is over

Vinod Aggarwal, MD & CEO, VE Commercial Vehicles says as far as trucks are concerned, recession is over

Mar 20, 2021

There is minimal connection between high fuel prices and truck sales. CV industry reflects the state of the economy—now that the economy is doing better, CV sales are rising.

Sleep apnea increases risk of road accidents by 300%: Sleep testing, how it can improve road safety

Sleep apnea increases risk of road accidents by 300%: Sleep testing, how it can improve road safety

Mar 18, 2021

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a disorder many people suffer from but it goes undetected because of lack of testing or the realisation that it actually could create sticky situations when it comes to road safety.

Tata Ultra Sleek T-Series smart trucks with connected technology, low maintenance launched

Tata Ultra Sleek T-Series smart trucks with connected technology, low maintenance launched

Mar 12, 2021

These new range of trucks have varying deck lengths from 10 to 20 feet and Tata Motors says that they can be used for versatile applications.

Q4 CV sales may be better than last year: Tata Motors

Q4 CV sales may be better than last year: Tata Motors

Mar 12, 2021

In February 2021, according to company data, Tata Motors’ CV passenger carrier sales dropped 63%, even as its M&HCV sales grew 30% and Intermediate & LCVs grew 68%.

Tata Signa 3118.T launched as India’s first 3-axle 6×2 truck with 31-tonne GVW: Specs, features and more!

Tata Signa 3118.T launched as India’s first 3-axle 6×2 truck with 31-tonne GVW: Specs, features and more!

Mar 03, 2021

The newly launched Tata Signa 3118.T comes with 12.5-tonne dual tyre lift axle configuration and can operate at 31-tonne GVW with the lift axle down and at 18.5-tonne GVW with the lift axle up. 

E-Trio Touro Mini now available on lease: Rs 6,300 per month for this electric 3-wheeler

E-Trio Touro Mini now available on lease: Rs 6,300 per month for this electric 3-wheeler

Feb 25, 2021

The minimum order to avail of the leasing option is 25 vehicles. E-Trio says that this leasing option has been rolled to a select few clients based on their financial viability.

Terra Motors to adopt “Make in India” for its electric vehicles: To invest in this north-east state

Terra Motors to adopt “Make in India” for its electric vehicles: To invest in this north-east state

Feb 24, 2021

The pandemic showed Terra Motors that it is hard to source components from outside and hence the renewed vigour to get in-house materials.

Piaggio Ape Electrik FX 3-wheelers launched: 3-year warranty, maintenance package on offer

Piaggio Ape Electrik FX 3-wheelers launched: 3-year warranty, maintenance package on offer

Feb 23, 2021

At the same time, as option customers also stand to leverage Piaggio’s i-connect app that provides telematics solutions like real-time vehicle data tracking and other benefits.

Ashok Leyland starts bus production at its new Vijayawada plant

Ashok Leyland starts bus production at its new Vijayawada plant

Feb 21, 2021

ALL had, in November 2020, incorporated a wholly owned subsidiary Vishwa Buses and Coaches (VBCL) with a paid-up share capital of Rs 60 crore to carry on the business of bus body and coach-building.

Komaki XGT CAT 2.0 commercial electric bike launched: Boasts 350kg payload, higher range

Komaki XGT CAT 2.0 commercial electric bike launched: Boasts 350kg payload, higher range

Feb 22, 2021

Komaki also promises that this bike will have a range of 125km on a single charge. The electric bike will only consume 1-1.5 units of electricity.

Eicher delivers 200 trucks to APCO including tippers, tractors, water tankers and medium duty vehicles

Eicher delivers 200 trucks to APCO including tippers, tractors, water tankers and medium duty vehicles

Feb 18, 2021

The entire array of vehicles delivered are powered by Eicher’s latest connected vehicle solution called Eicher LIVE. Moreover, these get connected tech and also have access to Eicher’s industry-first 24×7 Uptime Centre.

Ashok Leyland looks to grow global business, focus on Africa to continue

Ashok Leyland looks to grow global business, focus on Africa to continue

Feb 13, 2021

To expand the business of ALL further, the company has decided to grow the domestic M&HCV business, step up domestic and international LCV business and execute special initiative to strengthen international markets.

TAFE launches Dynatrack series for agriculture, haulage

TAFE launches Dynatrack series for agriculture, haulage

Feb 13, 2021

TAFE said that the world’s first tractor with VersaTECH technology, Dynatrack provides an extendable wheelbase, which makes it ideally suitable for agricultural, haulage and commercial applications

Daimler to spin off truck business: To focus on Mercedes-Benz luxury electric vehicles

Daimler to spin off truck business: To focus on Mercedes-Benz luxury electric vehicles

Feb 04, 2021

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler has decided to spin off its Daimler Trucks vertical as a separate entity. The company believes that this will enable the brand to increase its investor appeal as a focused electric, luxury car business with Mercedes-Benz and its electric EQ brand.

Balan Engineering commercial vehicles launched: Introduces electric push-cart with 90km range

Balan Engineering commercial vehicles launched: Introduces electric push-cart with 90km range

Jan 31, 2021

These EVs are currently made in Bengaluru wherein the monthly capacity is of 300-400 units. However, the brand has now received a license to set up a new facility in Bagalkot, Karnataka.

BharatBenz introduces eight new trucks & buses including refrigerated COVID-19 vaccine transporter

BharatBenz introduces eight new trucks & buses including refrigerated COVID-19 vaccine transporter

Jan 27, 2021

Since the start of BS-VI vehicle sales in April 2020, BharatBenz has almost doubled its market share and increased its network to 250 touchpoints across India.

COVID-19 vaccine transportation: Tata Motors offers its range of refrigerated trucks

COVID-19 vaccine transportation: Tata Motors offers its range of refrigerated trucks

Jan 24, 2021

Tata Motors has tied up with leading reefer (refrigerated load body) manufacturers of the country, furthering its preparation of offering ready-to-use reefers and insulated vaccine vans.

Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccine truck: BharatBenz BSafe Express features explained

Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccine truck: BharatBenz BSafe Express features explained

Jan 22, 2021

The newly introduced BharatBenz BSafe Express truck is built around the company’s 2823R chassis and is paired with BharatBenz’s ‘Truckonnect’ telematics platform, ensuring real-time tracking of the vehicle.

Tata Motors ties up with HDFC, ICICI and many others for financial assistance to CV customers

Tata Motors ties up with HDFC, ICICI and many others for financial assistance to CV customers

Jan 21, 2021

Tata Motors tie-up with banks and lenders: Some of these financing solutions will target large corporate customers and individual customers with large fleets in the M&HCV space.

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