Vipin Sondhi, MD & CEO, Ashok Leyland, has stepped down from his position with effect from December 31, 2021.
To enhance its presence in the alternate fuel space, ALL has planned a slew of products starting with CNG and LNG.
DICV aims to make it Chennai plant operations 100% CO2 neutral by 2025
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 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.
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.
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 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 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’.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Going forward, last-mile connectivity demand propelled by e-commerce is likely to continue supporting ICV and LCV truck volumes.
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 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 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% 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’ 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.
The Normet SmartDrive EVs that will be launched here includes a Spraymec, an Agitator, and a Charmec, in the first phase.
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’s advanced telematics technology, called JCB Livelink, has been incorporated with these vehicles thereby making them connected.
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.
Hinduja said that Switch has a very aggressive plan to be at the forefront of the electric vehicle transition in buses and light vehicles.
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 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.