commercial vehicles

Tata Signa 4825.TK truck launched: India’s largest tipper’s specs, features

Tata Signa 4825.TK truck launched: India’s largest tipper’s specs, features

Aug 13, 2020

Some of the features of the tipper include a 3-way adjustable driver’s seat, air-conditioning, sleeper cabin, and a claimed lower NVH. It is powered by a 6.7-litre Cummins engine.

DICV enters used truck business with BharatBenz Exchange: Key benefits listed!

DICV enters used truck business with BharatBenz Exchange: Key benefits listed!

Aug 08, 2020

Experts at BharatBenz will support used vehicle buyers (both individuals and companies) with a wide range of options suitable to their application. They will also provide the right AMC and extended warranty options for their range of refurbished trucks.

Delhi public transport operators lose Rs 65,000 crore due to COVID-19: Remedy measures suggested

Delhi public transport operators lose Rs 65,000 crore due to COVID-19: Remedy measures suggested

Aug 06, 2020

Amongst the remedy measures, deferment of payments, toll tax abolishment for sometime as well as extending insurance period are few of the suggestions by BOCI to MoRTH.

Nilkamal TravelGuard could be ideal social distancing tool in private and public buses: Here’s how!

Nilkamal TravelGuard could be ideal social distancing tool in private and public buses: Here’s how!

Jul 29, 2020

TravelGuard is a safety partition designed for use in cars or private/public buses. This is designed keeping in mind social distancing and the new travel norms. It is available in the market now.

VECV’s uptime centre can remotely detect faults in trucks: Big savings for fleet operators & more benefits!

VECV’s uptime centre can remotely detect faults in trucks: Big savings for fleet operators & more benefits!

Jul 25, 2020

According to VECV, the fuel accounts for 40-60% of the total cost of ownership of a truck so anything that you save on fuel help you to save money. Also, the company says that if you give a good product that offers best fuel efficiency, best comfort and other features, it must ensure that it stays for a maximum period of time with the customer. 

Social distancing due to Covid-19 may boost demand for buses: VECV

Social distancing due to Covid-19 may boost demand for buses: VECV

Jul 23, 2020

VECV says that traditionally, February to July is the period when schools buy a lot of buses. This year, because of the lockdown, schools are closed, so very little buying has happened. Also, because tourism has stopped (it was the summer vacation period), the tourist bus segment has taken a hit.

Eicher becomes India’s first CV maker to offer 100% connected truck & bus lineup

Eicher becomes India’s first CV maker to offer 100% connected truck & bus lineup

Jul 22, 2020

Eicher trucks and buses are connected with the company’s support solutions, such as Uptime Centre, Fuel Management services and other segment-specific solutions.

BharatBenz rolls out 1000th BS6 heavy duty truck: 1500 vehicles manufactured despite lockdown

BharatBenz rolls out 1000th BS6 heavy duty truck: 1500 vehicles manufactured despite lockdown

Jul 16, 2020

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles currently exports to 50 countries globally. The company has exported as many as 30,000+ vehicles and 125 million parts, in sync with the Indian prime minister’s ‘Make in India’ vision.

Tata Fleet Edge connected vehicle technology introduced: Helps monitor fuel efficiency, health of trucks

Tata Fleet Edge connected vehicle technology introduced: Helps monitor fuel efficiency, health of trucks

Jul 13, 2020

The entire Tata Motors trucks, as well as buses of M&HCV category, have this SIM embedded in them from the factory. A select range of I&LCV and SCV models too are covered under this program.

New Tata Winger BS6 specifications out: Power, variants, seating space explained

New Tata Winger BS6 specifications out: Power, variants, seating space explained

Jul 09, 2020

The Tata Winger BS6 was shown at the Auto Expo and sported an all-new design language which made it look much more attractive. It boasts a 2.2-litre diesel engine and a 5-speed manual transmission.

Hyundai XCIENT: World’s first fuel cell heavy-duty truck to enter commercial use in September

Hyundai XCIENT: World’s first fuel cell heavy-duty truck to enter commercial use in September

Jul 07, 2020

Hyundai plans to roll out a total of 1,600 XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks by 2025, reflecting the company’s environmental commitment and technological prowess as it works toward reducing carbon emissions.

Ampere Vehicles to foray into electric three-wheelers: Acquires 74% stake in Bestway

Ampere Vehicles to foray into electric three-wheelers: Acquires 74% stake in Bestway

Jul 07, 2020

In addition to B2C segment, Ampere Vehicles will also offer a complete product portfolio to its B2B customers who have requirements for electric three-wheelers as well for both people and cargo mobility.

Vehicle tracking in logistics business: 7 key benefits explained

Vehicle tracking in logistics business: 7 key benefits explained

Jul 04, 2020

Supply chain logistics can be improved with tracking. Here are the seven ways that justify how vehicle tracking makes complete sense in the logistics business.

Hyundai HDC-6 Neptune: Heavy-duty hydrogen truck to launch within 3-4 years

Hyundai HDC-6 Neptune: Heavy-duty hydrogen truck to launch within 3-4 years

Jul 03, 2020

Hyundai Motor Company is showcasing its hydrogen fuel cell prowess at the H2Mobility + Energy Show 2020 in South Korea, including the HDC-6 Neptune, a hydrogen-powered electric truck under its 2030 vision.

Covid-19 Fight: Force Motors supplies 1,000 ambulances to Andhra Pradesh govt

Covid-19 Fight: Force Motors supplies 1,000 ambulances to Andhra Pradesh govt

Jul 02, 2020

Force Motors manufactures and supplies a range of ready-to-use ambulances that comply with National Ambulance Code. The Traveller range of fully factory-built ambulances include the Type B ambulance that is a basic ambulance meant primarily for transport of patients who do not require any emergency treatment while in transit to the hospital.

New commercial vehicles in India likely to have increased length, height as international trucks: Here’s why

New commercial vehicles in India likely to have increased length, height as international trucks: Here’s why

Jun 30, 2020

The dimensions of the trailer, trucks, good carriers and even your bike will be increased as per international standards to optimise the logistics in the country.

Ashok Leyland expects better demand in coming quarters: Readies products, dealers & vendors

Ashok Leyland expects better demand in coming quarters: Readies products, dealers & vendors

Jun 27, 2020

The company could save over Rs 500 crore in the last fiscal through its KS4-2.0 cost optimisation program and says it would continue to do so this fiscal. The brand is not dependant on imports from China and is not seeing any impact on its operations at the moment. More details below.

Toyota Yaris displayed on GeM website: Highest safety kit offered for a sub-Rs 10 lakh car

Toyota Yaris displayed on GeM website: Highest safety kit offered for a sub-Rs 10 lakh car

Jun 26, 2020

The Toyota Yaris J trim is listed on the Government e Marketplace and gets a huge list of features including safety ones that bring in seven airbags, ABS with EBD and more.

Mahindra Sarpanch Plus tractor launched in Maharashtra: Price, power, warranty

Mahindra Sarpanch Plus tractor launched in Maharashtra: Price, power, warranty

Jun 22, 2020

The Mahindra Sarpanch Plus tractor is available in two power configurations and can now be booked online only for Rs 5,000 till June 30, but only in the state of Maharashtra.

Connected trucks: Tata Motors, VECV, Ashok Leyland offering these solutions for smart trucking

Connected trucks: Tata Motors, VECV, Ashok Leyland offering these solutions for smart trucking

Jun 22, 2020

Data is the new oil, and CV makers are leveraging that. Vinod Aggarwal, the MD & CEO of VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) says that trucks are for business use, for which productivity and timeliness are very important and these can only be ensured if a truck is connected. More details here.

Tata Motors extends financial support to truck drivers: Low EMIs, loan restructuring and more

Tata Motors extends financial support to truck drivers: Low EMIs, loan restructuring and more

Jun 17, 2020

These funding initiatives by Tata Motors as well as Tata Motors Finance will immensely help fleet owners with their cash flow as well as purchasing new vehicles.

Covid-19 Relief: BS6 Mahindra Supro Ambulance launched at a price of Rs 6.94 lakh amid lockdown

Covid-19 Relief: BS6 Mahindra Supro Ambulance launched at a price of Rs 6.94 lakh amid lockdown

Jun 16, 2020

The first batch of 12 Mahindra Supro ambulances, that are available in two variants namely LX and ZX, has been manufactured exclusively for the Maharashtra government to meet requirements for ambulances in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  Mahindra & Mahindra’s (M&M) Supro range currently comprises nine vehicles.

Market conditions to remain challenging; strategy in place for future growth: Ashok Leyland

Market conditions to remain challenging; strategy in place for future growth: Ashok Leyland

Jun 13, 2020

During the past few months, Ashok Leyland has launched multiple initiatives to enhance cost management. A centralised team has been formed to roll out initiatives for cost reduction. In order to consolidate and further grow its market position, the company is ready with its cost-effective iGen6 mid-nox engine technology for BS-VI and Modular Business Program platform.

Eicher Skyline Pro 6016 bus launched: Deployed as Covid-19 ICU unit

Eicher Skyline Pro 6016 bus launched: Deployed as Covid-19 ICU unit

Jun 10, 2020

The newly launched Eicher Skyline Pro 6016 is equipped with innovative Mbooster+ technology that lets the driver switch between multiple modes namely Eco+, Eco & Power. The bus has already been deployed very recently for a noble cause as it has been created as a mobile Covid-19 ICU unit. It was fabricated by Grace Cancer Foundation of Hyderabad and the mobile unit incorporates medical functions such as an ICU unit, Mammography, X-ray and more.

May 2020 sales: Tractor segment showing faster recovery in lockdown

May 2020 sales: Tractor segment showing faster recovery in lockdown

Jun 08, 2020

M&M (Tractors segment) reported 2% growth in domestic volumes. The recovery is much faster than expectation and is likely to continue going forward. OEMs likely to log ~50% utilisation levels in June, with rural focussed players doing better; Escorts top pick.

Ashok Leyland launches AVTR range of trucks with modular platform

Ashok Leyland launches AVTR range of trucks with modular platform

Jun 06, 2020

Ashok Leyland has invested Rs 500 crore on the development of this modular platform that allows for swapping of modules to configure multiple products in a family of vehicles. That is the reason why the AVTR platform gives the customers a choice to customise their product as per their requirements,

Ashok Leyland launches BS6 AVTR: India’s 1st modular truck platform with complete customisation

Ashok Leyland launches BS6 AVTR: India’s 1st modular truck platform with complete customisation

Jun 04, 2020

Ashok Leyland AVTR modular truck platform will allow customers to configure their trucks based on their business needs and specific usage with up to 6 lakh possible combinations available.

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