Ashok Leyland launches ICV - ‘Guru’ and the Next Gen LCV ‘Partner’ in India

Commercial vehicle manufacturer, Ashok Leyland Ltd., has launched its new Intermediate Commercial Vehicle (ICV) - 'Guru' and Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) - 'Partner' in India. Guru comes in the price range of Rs.1...

Eicher Trucks and Buses, IOCL  tie up for driver welfare

In an industry-first initiative, designed for driver empowerment and welfare, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) and Eicher Trucks and Buses (a division of VE Commercial Vehicles) tied- up to introduce Driver Pragat...

MAN Trucks India unveils CLA EVO range of HCVs at Bauma CONEXPO 2016

MAN Trucks India Pvt. Ltd., 100% subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany, unveiled the CLA EVO range of heavy commercial vehicles. The CLA EVO 25.300 6x4 BS4 Construction Tipper and the CLA EVO 49.300 6X4 BS4 Trac...

Mahindra launches CNG variant of Jeeto for Rs 3.49 lakh

Mahindra & Mahindra has launched the CNG variant of its popular mini-truck Jeeto. Priced at Rs. 3.49 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi), Jeeto CNG aims to promote eco-friendly last mile transportation of goods and has been...

Tata Motors unveils India’s first LNG bus

The country's largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Tata Motors, unveiled India's first LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) powered bus in Kerala. The new LNG bus was unveiled in the presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, Minis...

Commercial Vehicle Forum 2016 to discuss trends in telematics

The 4th edition of Commercial Vehicle Forum (CVF) which will be held in Chennai on November 24, 2016 will see industry leaders discussing on the subject of telematics in CV segment. This prestigious forum is being ...

Continental brings the Head-Up Display to commercial vehicles

It has already conquered the mid-range cars, but it’s still new in the world of trucks – the head-up display (HUD). Continental is one of the world’s first companies to develop a HUD for commercial vehicles and has ...

Nissan, Ashok Leyland “Parntership” is over; to remain “Dost” for now

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and Ashok Leyland Ltd.have announced a restructuring agreement wherein Nissan will sell to Ashok Leyland all of Nissan’s shares in three joint venture companies that were formed in 2008.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus to buy 16.6pc equity stake in Navistar for $ 256 million

Volkswagen Truck & Bus will be picking up a 16.6pc equity stake in US-based commercial vehicles manufacturer Navistar International Corporation for around US $ 256 million (Rs 1696 crore approximately). The closing ...

Tata Motors bags order for 5,000 buses from 25 transport undertakings

One of the country's largest commercial vehicle manufacturers Tata Motor received an order for 5,000 buses from 25 state and city transport undertakings across India. This order will post a healthy growth of close t...

CV players to showcase new products at Truck, Trailer & Tyre Expo 2016

Smooth movement of goods by roads across the country in trucks and other commercial vehicles forms a critical and crucial element in the economic growth of any country. In order to address this important segment, a...

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles expands solar power facilities

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, has taken solar power usage at its manufacturing plant in Oragadam near Chennai to the next level. With the completion of a major ad...

Maruti Suzuki forays into CV segment with export of Super Carry

Leading car manufacturer in the country Maruti Suzuki has finally made a foray into the commercial vehicle segment. The company is all set to start exports of its much awaited Light Commercial Vehicle “Super Carry” ...

Indian Commercial Vehicles: On a Rebound

The financial year gone by (April 2015-March 2016) has been an extremely positive one for the Indian CV industry. Laggards are still there, but the overall performance is looking good. Now with the predictions that ...

Eicher Trucks & Buses forays into sub 5T category with Eicher Pro 1049

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles announced its foray into the sub 5T category of commercial vehicles with the launch of Eicher Pro 1049 (Eicher Pro 1000 series). The Eicher Pro 1049 comes with t...

Goenka Electric Motors provides E-Rickshaws to BMC

Goenka Electric Motor Vehicles Pvt. Ltd gave E-Rickshaws to BMC (Bhartiya Micro Credit) under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojna on April 5, 2016. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Yojna which saw a grand parade...

Tata Motors bags order for 25 hybrid buses from MMRDA

Tata Motors has signed a contract to supply 25 Tata Starbus Diesel Series Hybrid Electric Bus with Full Low floor configuration, with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) – the single largest...

BK Modi enters electric vehicles industry with e-bus

BK Modi, an Indian entrepreneur now based out of Singapore, has announced his entry into the electric vehicles industry under the brand ‘Smart Dreams’. Smart Dreams is a conscious attempt to provide affordable, comp...

Sweden's smart electric 3-wheeler Zbee starts off its first ride in India

It is by far the sexiest and the most hygienic three-wheeler ever seen in India. No, it’s not an ordinary three-wheeler and nor is it an auto. They call it the “Zbee” (pronounced zeebee) and it has been brought into...

Tata Motors launches its new Signa range of commercial vehicles

Tata Motors launched its new Signa range of Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles, at the Auto Expo 2016. Offered in various configurations, the Signa range of commercial vehicles is engineered and built to offer Mediu...

Scania launches biofuel powered citywide bus

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd., a leading premium commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, unveiled its flagship Citywide bus at the Auto Expo, India Expo Mart, in Greater Noida. The Citywide bus ca...

Mahindra Trucks–New Blazo series of HCVs

Mahindra & Mahindra announced the launch of its new HCV truck series, ‘Blazo’ with Fuelsmart Technology backed by a superior mileage and service guarantee. The Blazo series includes haulage, tractor trailer, and tip...

Eicher Trucks & Buses launches Eicher Live (trucking intelligence)

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles launched Eicher Live- an advanced Telematics solution for the commercial vehicle industry at the Auto Expo 2016. Eicher Live is trucking intelligence that drives...

Optare electric buses to ply for 322km on one charge

Optare, the market leader for pure electric buses, has announced that it is well underway with a project that will increase the range of its MetroCity and Solo EVs to 200 miles (322km approx.) with no net weight gai...

Volvo Buses receives order for 51 multi-axle coaches from VRL Logistics

Volvo Buses in India has received an order for 51 multi-axle intercity coaches from VRL Logistics – one of India’s leading bus transport service providers. This was announced at a press meet in Bengaluru. Prabhu Sal...

Volvo Group consolidates Volvo Buses India operations

With effect from December 31, 2015, Volvo Buses India has merged into the joint company of Volvo Group in India, namely Volvo India Private Limited (VIPL). Volvo Buses, a leader in the bus industry, will continue to...

Daimler launches Mercedez-Benz SHD 2436: Super High Deck coach

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), the 100pc Indian subsidiary of the world’s leading truck manufacturer Daimler AG, has announced the start of sales of the Mercedes-Benz coach - the Super High Deck...

Moving Heaven & Earth

Moving Heaven & Earth

Dec 12 2015

These machines move heaven and earth, when it comes to building a nation’s infrastructure. Mining, construction, infrastructure building, transporting....these massive machines assist man in his journey to progress....

Volvo Trucks launches the largest capacity multiaxle dump trucks

Volvo Trucks has launched the largest capacity multiaxle dump trucks for Indian mining in Excon 2015.Volvo Trucks launched two new large capacity 5 axle dump trucks for various mining applications viz the FMX 520 10...

Tata Motors showcases four new construction vehicles

Tata Motors showcased four new construction and mining commercial vehicles, from its Construck range at Excon 2015. The new vehicles showcased are the Tata PRIMA 3138.K 32 CuM Coal Tipper, Tata PRIMA LX 2523 .K RePT...

Scania showcases its flagship range of premium P 410 mining tippers

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt.Ltd., a leading premium commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, showcased its premium mining tippers, the P 410 (8x4) coal body and P 410 (8x4) SSAB rock body, at Excon 201...

Eicher redefines levels of productivity in mining and construction

Eicher Trucks & Buses, the leading brand from VE Commercial Vehicles strengthened its presence in the mining and construction sector through an expansion of its product portfolio and showcasing a series of tippers i...

BharatBenz debuts at Excon exhibition 2015

For the first time, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) with its exclusive brand –BharatBenz debuted at the Excon exhibition 2015 in Bengaluru. Excon is the largest construction equipment exhibition i...

Busworld Kortrijk spreads the Bus word globally

Thousands of visitors thronged the Busworld 2015 in Kortrijk , Sweden, held between Oct 16 to 21, 2015, breaking all previous records in terms of visitors as well as exhibitors. The 23rd edition of the biannual prof...

Mahindra rolls out two new vehicles on all new Supro platform

Automobile behemoth Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd has launched two new vehicles simultaneously from its all new product platform, Supro. The company launched Supro Van, a stylish and spacious 8 seater diesel vehicle suita...

Quester range of trucks from UD Trucks of Volvo

Volvo Buses in India had announced that it would be introducing the UD brand of buses in the country in the value segment in 2015. Even as UD is getting ready for India, the Japanese truck maker UD Trucks, which is ...

Indian driver wins Volvo Trucks Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge 2015

One all along thought that Indian bus and truck drivers were uncouth, brash and drove recklessly. Well, there is one out there who will make this Indian trucking community proud. His name is Ravi Poleboina and he is...

Mahindra Truck and Bus Division rolls out 15,000th HCV truck

Mahindra Truck and Bus Division (MTBD), a part of the Mahindra Group, rolled out its 15,000th heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) from its plant in Chakan, Maharashtra. In addition, the company also reached a sales miles...

Scania showcases ethanol fuelled Green Bus, Metrolink Buses at ICEPT 2015

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd., a leading premium commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, showcased its ethanol run Green Bus along with two variants of the premium intercity Metrolink bus at the I...

MapmyIndia partners with VECV for safety in school buses

How often as a parent have you worried about your child when he or she is travelling by the school bus? Has my child reached school safely? Is the bus being driven properly? After school is my child seated in the bu...

Scania R 580 Puller certified under Puller category by ARAI

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd., a leading premium commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, received certification from Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) on categorisation of their on-r...

Volvo Trucks makes a record 10,000 truck deliveries in India

Volvo Trucks has pipped all its European competitors to deliver its 10,000th truck in India on June 18. 2015. Volvo Trucks, the country’s largest truck manufacturer in premium European segment, has achieved this lan...

DICV inaugurates bus manufacturing plant; Reveals range of new products

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100pc wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, has announced the inauguration of its new bus manufacturing facility in Oragadam. The company al...

Bus Body Code comes into effect and Volvo is ready

For the Indian bus industry it is a milestone as two regulations aimed at imparting greater safety and comfort have come into effect from April 1, 2015. These are the Bus Body Code and mandate to make ABS standard f...

Tata Motors launches Prima in Kenya

Tata Motors has announced that the Prima brand has now been launched in Kenya through Tata Africa Holding Kenya Ltd. The range includes the Prima LX 2523.K, Prima LX 2528.K in the tipper segment, and the Prima LX...

Scania displays Ethanol engine at Busworld 2015

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd., a leading premium commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, displayed ethanol engines for the first time in India at the Busworld 2015 Exposition, being held in Mumbai...

Scania opens first bus manufacturing facility in India

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Private Limited has inaugurated its bus manufacturing facility in Narasapura near Bangalore. Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India Nitin Gadkari will officially inaugurate...

Scania bags mega order for 200 tippers from mining company

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt Ltd set a another industry record by receiving an order for 200 P 140 (8x4) tippers from India’s leading mining company, BGR Mining and Infra Private Limited, Hyderabad. The tipp...

BharatBenz trucks cross 20,000 units sales mark in India

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100pc wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, has announced that sales for BharatBenz trucks have surpassed 20,000 units since its market laun...

New SuperAce Mint launched by Tata Motors

On March 3, 2015 Tata Motors launched their new small pick-up, the SuperAce Mint. The SuperAce Mint was launched at a starting price of Rs.5.09 Lakh (ex-showroom Thane) will be available in four colours - Blazing Re...

Tata Motors celebrates roll-out of 100,000th Tata Ace Zip

Tata Motors celebrated the roll-out of its 100,000th Tata Ace Zip at its Dharwad facility in Karnataka. The Tata ACE Zip Micro truck is the last mile cargo transport vehicle from Tata Motors. The Tata Ace Zip is the...

Daimler Buses delivers first bus chassis from India to Egypt

German bus major Daimler Buses has started to export bus chassis from India. Hartmut Schick, Head of Daimler Buses, and Markus Villinger, Head of Daimler Buses India, came to the Egyptian capital of Cairo to celebra...

Isuzu Motors D-Max, MU-7 drive into vibrant Gujarat

Leading commercial vehicle manufacturer and pick up leader Isuzu Motors India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors, Japan has inaugurated a new dealership in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat. This marks it...

Eicher launches Pro 6000 series Heavy-Duty trucks

VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) launched the new Eicher Pro 6000 series next generation heavy-duty trucks on January 20, 2015 in New Delhi. The Pro 6000 series of Eicher trucks include the Pro 6031 (31TGVW 8X2...

4th Bus & Special Vehicle show gets off to a great start

The 4th Bus & Special Vehicle show organised by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, near Delhi from January 15 to 17, 2015 got off to a great start with several laun...

Daimler hopes to end 2014 with 500,000 truck sales

Daimler Trucks will nearly sell 500,000 trucks in 2014 worldwide despite difficult market conditions, Daimler succeeded in increasing deliveries to 445,300 units in the first eleven months of 2014, an increase by th...

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles produces 20,000 trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), the 100pc wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, crossed the milestone of the 20,000th locally produced trucks from its plant at Oragadam on December 18, 2014.

Albert Kirchmann to become new Chairman of Daimler Trucks Asia

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) the 100pc wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, together with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), under the Umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA), h...

Isuzu Motors enters Rajasthan with first dealership in Jaipur

Isuzu Motors India has opened its first showroom in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. On this occasion, the company also launched its sports utility vehicle- MU-7 and its range of pickup trucks D-Max in the Raj...

Tata Motors Jamshedpur plant completes 60 years

On November 19, 2014 Tata Motors celebrated 60 years of truck manufacturing at its first manufacturing and engineering facility in Jamshedpur. Not many would know, but the Tata Motors plant set up in 1945 started wi...

Shriram Automall new facility in Hisar, Haryana

After setting up two Automall facilities in North India for the current year, Shriram Automall India Limited (SAMIL) has inaugurated its third such facility in Hisar, Haryana. The company now has four Automalls in D...

Volvo launches new truck range in India

Swedish truck maker Volvo has launched a range of new trucks in India under their 50:50 joint venture with Eicher Motors Limited on October 27, 2014. This is a new fleet of trucks being introduced into the market by...

Tata launches Ultra range of trucks in Sri Lanka

The International Business unit of Tata motors launched a new series of commercial vehicles. The new offering is in the Intermediate and Light Commercial Vehicle (ILCV) range and has been christened the ‘Ultra’ Truc...

D-Max conquers Indian terrain with top mileage

With an endeavour to complete at least 1000 km on a full tank of diesel fuel, the Isuzu Max Run Challenge, the three-day drive organised by Isuzu Motors India Private Limited between Vijayawada and Mumbai successful...

Small commercial vehicle industry to grow at 13pc

Small is beautiful and so are Small Commercial Vehicles (SCVs). The SCV segment is the largest segment within the Commercial Vehicle industry with sales of approximately 4,32,000 units in FY2014 contributing to 60pc...

Daimler India rolls out LHD Fuso trucks for export

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan (MFTBC) rolled out its first Left-Hand Drive (LHD) Fuso trucks for the export markets from its manufact...

By 2023, India largest market for pickups: Isuzu.

Isuzu Motors India is hopeful that India would not only be a great market for pickups in the years to come but would also offer opportunities for exporting these vehicles out of India. Besides, the company would als...

All-new Tata Ultra trucks for Rs 10.53 lakh onward

Tata Motors’ Commercial Vehicle Division has launched the new Intermediate and Light Commercial Vehicle (ILCV) range of trucks christened ‘Ultra, which offers superior technology and design that ensures lowest total...

90 years back, MAN drove the first diesel DI truck

On March 12,1924, MAN engineers Sturm and Wiebicke set off from the factory at Augsburg, headed for Nuremberg in an M.A.N. Saurer truck. The 4-tonne platform truck was powered by an experimental diesel engine which ...

Omax Autos to assemble trucks

With infrastructure segment expecting to get a major boost with Narendra Modi at the helm of affairs in India, Omax Autos Limited, a leading tier one supplier to OEMs in critical assemblies like frame assembly in CV...

India-made Fuso trucks launched in Zimbabwe

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100pc wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan (MFTBC), a Daimler Company, launched ...

Tata Motors launches Prima heavy trucks in Qatar

Tata Motors has launched three new next-generation heavy trucks from its Prima range of commercial vehicles in Qatar, along with its partners, Al-Hamad Automobiles. Having been extensively tested to confirm with sta...

Eicher new truck launched in Hyderabad

In December 2013, Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV) had unveiled “The future of Indian Trucking” with its new range of Eicher Pro series of Trucks and Buses. Now VECV has launched the Eicher Pro1000 and Eicher...

Scania Metrolink buses for Kerala

Scania Commercial Vehicles India, a leading commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, has delivered the first Scania Metrolink Coaches in Kerala to Aeon Connect Travels. These buses will connect travellers from ...

Scania sets record in low fuel consumption

Sweden based truck and bus manufacturer Scania has set a record in a field test for lowest fuel consumption with lowest measure for any emission standard with 23.29 litres/100 km (almost 4.3 km to a litre of fuel). ...

Allison automatics help haul critical goods

For everything that is critical and needs to be transported, there is need to have a reliable vehicle with reliable components. As far as components are concerned, Allison fully automatic transmissions have proved ...

Daimler India crosses sale of 10,000 trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), the 100pc wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, seems to be defying the gloom in the Indian commercial vehicle market . The company in a press statement has noted...

Scania flags off new bus service in Mumbai

On April 9, 2014, Scania Commercial Vehicles India flagged off the first buses for SVLL Connect of Scania Metrolink Services in Mumbai. These buses will connect travellers from Mumbai to Surat and other destinations...

Continental launches radial truck tyres in India

Global tyre manufacturer and automotive supplier Continental has started production and distribution of radial truck tyres in the Indian market. With an initial annual production capacity of 220,000 radial truck tyr...

Chennai made Fuso trucks launched in Tanzania

The Chennai-based Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Limited, a wholly owned arm of the Daimler AG of Germany, along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, a Daimler firm, launched its robust DICV ma...

Eicher launches Pro series trucks

Eicher launched the future of Indian trucking with the introduction of its “Pro series” at the 12th Auto Expo. The new trucks will meet the needs of the emerging mid-premium market segment, which demands vehicles of...

Ashok Leyland displays full range of next-gen CVs

Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, displayed its full range of next-generation Commercial Vehicles (CVs) at the Auto expo in Greater Noida. The company displayed products ranging from 3.5 T to 25T, - DOST...

Daimler India launches 4 new BharatBenz models

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) has launched 3 new Tractor models and a Construction-Mining model. The 3 Tractors models are 4023TT, 4028TT and 4928TT which are now commercially available. The Con...

Scania world class vehicles for Auto Expo 2014

Global commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer Scania India has announced that the company will be participating at the Auto Expo 2014 and will be making key announcements and launch market leading services and...

Ashok Leyland ‘CAPTAIN’ truck series launched

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland launched the Captain series of next-generation heavy commercial vehicles in New Delhi. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the company’s brand ambassador and captain of the Indian cri...

Daimler Trucks reaches global sales target

Daimler Trucks is about to reach its sales target for 2013 and to deliver more trucks than in any year since 2006. Despite having to contend with a comparatively difficult market environment, the world’s leading com...

VECV unveils all new Pro series of trucks, buses

Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has unveiled its entire new range of future generation truck

AMW introduces high capacity Transit Mixer 3118TM

AMW Motors Ltd. (AMW) announced the expansion of its high performance transit mixer range with the i

AMW introduces high capacity Transit Mixer 3118TM

AMW Motors Ltd. (AMW) announced the expansion of its high performance transit mixer range with the i

Scania launches marine engines  at INMEX 2013

Commercial vehicles and engine manufacturer Scania has launched its marine engine platform with the

Scania’s new intercity coach rolled out

Scania Commercial Vehicles India (SCVI) has launched its intercity coach in India. This was done at

Tata Motors launches Xenon Pick-up in Nepal

Tata Motors has launched the Tata Xenon Pick-up in the Nepalese market. The Tata Xenon Pick-up is su

Daimler unveils new FUSO ‘FJ’ in Kenya

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) has unveiled the new FUSO ‘FJ’ (Heavy-duty truck)

‘Triple Benefit Insurance’ offered for Tata trucks

Tata Motors has launched a new premium ‘Triple Benefit Insurance’ across its range of M&HCV, ICV & L

Mahindra rejigs truck and bus operations

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. had reaffirmed its commitment to its truck and bus division, renaming the e

Daimler Trucks and Buses China Ltd formed

Daimler AG further enhanced its clout on the important Chinese market with the foundation of ‘Daimle

Ashok Leyland rolls out SCR OBD-II compliant CV

Ashok Leyland, rolled out the country’s first On Board Diagnostic (OBD II) compliant vehicle powered

Volvo Trucks introduces the first 10X4 dump truck

Volvo Trucks has launched the innovative, all new Volvo FM480 10x4 Dump Truck in India, built specif

M&M launches CNG version of Maxximo LCV Rs. 3.99L

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.) has announced the launch of the CNG variant of its successful ne

Mercedes-Benz India launches city bus

After its successful entry into long-distance inter city bus segment, with the introduction of the 2