commercial vehicles

Vipin Sondhi quits as Ashok Leyland MD, Dheeraj Hinduja to step in as executive chairman

Vipin Sondhi quits as Ashok Leyland MD, Dheeraj Hinduja to step in as executive chairman

Nov 27, 2021

Vipin Sondhi, MD & CEO, Ashok Leyland, has stepped down from his position with effect from December 31, 2021.

Ashok Leyland sets up team to work on alternative fuel tech

Ashok Leyland sets up team to work on alternative fuel tech

Nov 25, 2021

To enhance its presence in the alternate fuel space, ALL has planned a slew of products starting with CNG and LNG.

Sustainability: Daimler India to work towards sustainable operations

Sustainability: Daimler India to work towards sustainable operations

Nov 13, 2021

DICV aims to make it Chennai plant operations 100% CO2 neutral by 2025

Honda to enter battery-sharing business by mid-2022: Will cater to three-wheelers only

Honda to enter battery-sharing business by mid-2022: Will cater to three-wheelers only

Oct 29, 2021

As the demand for electric three-wheelers is increasing, Honda has decided to enter the battery-sharing business for three-wheelers by next year with its MPP e: battery pack.

Euler Motors launches HiLoad EV: India’s most powerful 3W cargo with six segment-first features

Euler Motors launches HiLoad EV: India’s most powerful 3W cargo with six segment-first features

Oct 27, 2021

Euler Motors has launched the new Euler HiLoad electric cargo three-wheeler in India. It has been priced at Rs 3,49,999, and the bookings for the same are now open across the country.

Daimler India CV unveils luxury caravan for Kerala Tourism’s ‘Keravan Kerala’

Daimler India CV unveils luxury caravan for Kerala Tourism’s ‘Keravan Kerala’

Oct 13, 2021

The BharatBenz caravan is equipped with a spacious lounge area and modern amenities like recliner seats and a television. The kitchen area is furnished with all the necessary appliances like a refrigerator, microwave, etc.

VECV India launches new luxury intercity bus in seater & sleeper configurations

VECV India launches new luxury intercity bus in seater & sleeper configurations

Oct 12, 2021

Since the merger of Volvo Bus India into VECV less than a year ago, the company has been offering connectivity in all of its trucks and buses and so, the new Eicher bus also boasts connectivity features.

Apollo Tyres introduces Bhim range of tyres for small commercial vehicles: Details

Apollo Tyres introduces Bhim range of tyres for small commercial vehicles: Details

Sep 28, 2021

Apollo Tyres has introduced its new Bhim range of tyres for small commercial vehicles. The company is marketing this new set of tyres as ‘Loading ka Mahabali’.

Omega Seiki Mobility unveils M1KA SCV: Here’s everything about it

Omega Seiki Mobility unveils M1KA SCV: Here’s everything about it

Sep 20, 2021

Omega Seiki Mobility has unveiled India’s first electric small commercial vehicle – M1KA. Offered as a middle-mile connectivity option, the M1KA is not too far away from being called the ‘Desi Cybertruck’.

LCV market to see double digit growth in FY22

LCV market to see double digit growth in FY22

Sep 16, 2021

The LCV segment sold around 36,000 units in FY20 which decreased to 30,000 units in FY21 but after an initial decline in FY22, in the last two months there has been a recovery with a 10-15% growth in sales expected in FY22.

Tata 407 CNG launched at Rs 12.07 lakh: Promises 35% improved efficiency over diesel

Tata 407 CNG launched at Rs 12.07 lakh: Promises 35% improved efficiency over diesel

Sep 13, 2021

Tata 407 range now comes with the Fleet Edge – Tata Motors’ connected vehicle platform for fleet management, to further increase the uptime and reduce the total cost of ownership, with a free subscription of two years.

1,000 km on a single charge! Futuricum electric truck sets new Guinness World Record

1,000 km on a single charge! Futuricum electric truck sets new Guinness World Record

Sep 13, 2021

The electric truck was run around a 2.8-km high-speed oval track at the Contidrom, Continental’s in-house test centre near Hannover.

BH number plate series can be game-changing for logistics services: Here’s how

BH number plate series can be game-changing for logistics services: Here’s how

Sep 13, 2021

Often, state officials on the road simply ignore the Ministry of Home Affairs’ order to all states allowing transport of both essential and non-essential goods.

Ashok Leyland plans expanding into African, Southeast Asian markets

Ashok Leyland plans expanding into African, Southeast Asian markets

Aug 14, 2021

The company said that it has a much better product range today for the international markets both in left-hand and right-hand drives in both M&HCV and LCV segments.

Ashok Leyland pares loss to Rs 282 crore in Q1

Ashok Leyland pares loss to Rs 282 crore in Q1

Aug 13, 2021

Going forward, last-mile connectivity demand propelled by e-commerce is likely to continue supporting ICV and LCV truck volumes.

How Michelin X MULTI Z2 tyre can make buses safer in India

How Michelin X MULTI Z2 tyre can make buses safer in India

Aug 10, 2021

Michelin has launched the 295/ 80 R22.5 X MULTI Z2 tyre for buses in the Indian market. Claims it enhances safety and offers life up to 3 lakh kilometres.

Tata Motors delivers 35 electric buses to BEST, 305 more to be delivered

Tata Motors delivers 35 electric buses to BEST, 305 more to be delivered

Aug 07, 2021

Tata Motors delivers 35 electric buses to Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST). This is a part of the larger order of 340 e-buses, which includes 200 units of 9-metre 25-seater models and 140 units of the 12-metre 35-seater models.

Sonalika reports 5 percent sales growth in July 2021: Over 10,000 tractors sold

Sonalika reports 5 percent sales growth in July 2021: Over 10,000 tractors sold

Aug 06, 2021

Sonalika has also launched ‘Sonalika E-Gurukul’ – a new infotainment-based YouTube channel that aims to take children’s imagination, learning and knowledge to a new level.

Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector reports 5% sales increase in July 2021

Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector reports 5% sales increase in July 2021

Aug 06, 2021

Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector reports 5% increase in domestic sales in July 2021, having sold 25,769 units in India compared to 24,463 units sold in July 2020. Exports have seen an increase of 55%.

Tata Motors signs MoU with CSC to strengthen its commercial vehicles business in rural India

Tata Motors signs MoU with CSC to strengthen its commercial vehicles business in rural India

Aug 06, 2021

Tata Motors’ commercial vehicle segment has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Common Service Centre Scheme (CSC) to bring its commercial vehicle business to rural India.

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.

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