• New Ashok Leyland Guru 1010
    Trucks

    Ashok Leyland launches Guru 1010, Boss 1616 & 1916 to bolster ICV & MCV trucking

    Ashok Leyland, one of the top commercial vehicles manufacturers in India, announced introduction of 3 new trucks to strengthen its presence in Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICV trucks) & Medium Duty Trucks. The flagship company of Hinduja Group has introduced new variants in the popular Guru and Boss series of trucks that come with built up cabin options. The all new Ashok Leyland Guru 1010 will cater to ICV trucking with best in class payload and fuel efficiency. Whereas Boss 1616 and Boss 1916 will cater to the medium duty trucking at 16.2 Ton GVW and a higher 18.5 Ton GVW node as per increased axle loading norms. All these new…

  • Mercedes Benz 2441 Super High Deck Coach Pictures
    Buses

    Mercedes-Benz 2441 Super High Deck Coach – India’s longest bus launched

    Daimler Buses India, a unit of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) recently launched the Mercedes-Benz 2441 Super High Deck Automatic Coach. With an overall length of 15 meters, it is India’s longest coach and the unique aluminique body makes it the lightest in the segment. The company manufactures both fully built buses as well as bus chassis. While DICV operates under the BharatBenz brand in 9 Ton and 16 Ton segments in India, the Mercedes-Benz brand operates in high end luxury 24 Ton segment with rear engine. In the 9 ton segment, BharatBenz school bus, staff bus and tourist bus are offered on 914 and 917 platforms, both as chassis…

  • Commercial Vehicle Sales Figures December 2018
    Buses,  Trucks

    Commercial Vehicle Sales took a downturn in December 2018

    The domestic commercial vehicle industry witnessed a slump in demand in December 2018 for most of the manufacturers. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (MHCV) segment has been impacted the most on account of tight liquidity, relaxation of increased GVW norms for existing trucks and a higher base effect of December 2017. Due to the government’s regulation for blower / AC becoming mandatory in trucks starting Jan 2018, the pre-buying had resulted in a higher sales in Dec 2017. Therefore, Commercial Vehicle manufacturers dominating the MHCV trucking like Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland, have been impacted more than others. MHCV trucks of Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles have declined by 27% to…

  • Mahindra Blazo X
    Trucks

    Mahindra Blazo-X truck range launched

    Mahindra Truck & Bus (MTB) division, a part of automobile major Mahindra group, launched Mahindra Blazo X range of HCV trucks on Friday. The new Mahindra Blazo X series will be available across the haulage trucks, tippers & tractor trailer platforms. This new range of Mahindra Blazo X trucks is an upgraded version of the earlier Blazo series that promises better fuel efficiency than the predecessor, at a time when the fuel prices are soaring continuously and leading to a considerable dent in transporter’s profitability. Since its launch, the company has sold over 21000 Mahindra Blazo trucks in India in the past 2-2.5 years. This has helped Mahindra Truck &…

  • LPT 1618 EGR 5L Turbotronn
    Trucks

    Tata Motors introduces LPT 1618 powered by new 5L Turbotronn with EGR

    The medium duty trucking industry is witnessing a demand shift from conventional 6 cylinder engine based heavy trucks to the more agile 4 cylinder powered Indian trucks that offer better productivity. With the increasing cost of fuel, transport owners are looking for more productive trucks that offer lesser cost/km. And therefore the evolution and flourishing of 4 cylinder engine based medium duty trucks that are based on the concept of frugal engineering and offer considerably higher mileage.

  • Force Traveller MonoBus
    Buses

    Force Traveller Monobus – India’s first 33/41 seater monocoque bus unveiled by Force Motors

    Force Motors on Wednesday showcased Traveller Monobus – India’s first 33/41 seater monocoque bus, at the ongoing Bus World 2018 in Bengaluru. With monocoque construction, Force Traveller Monobus is claimed to be 800 Kg lighter than other buses in the category and thus offering a best in class Power-to-Weight ratio, superior fuel efficiency & lower NVH level. Mr. Prasan Firodia, Managing Director, Force Motors Ltd, said – “Traveller Monobus is a fully in-house effort of our R&D team and I am confident it will set new benchmarks in performance, comfort, reliability, durability and safety. These same qualities have enabled the Traveller to become the acknowledged leader in the 9 and…

  • Ashok Leyland Innoline Technology
    Trucks

    Ashok Leyland unveils ‘Innoline’ – World’s first Inline pump driven BS4 Engine

    Popularly known for its inline pump in the BSIII era, and after the great success of iEGR (Intelligent Exhaust Gas Recirculation) technology since April 2017, Ashok Leyland unveiled innoline technology – BSIV engines driven by inline pump. Ashok Leyland has bought together the simplicity of an inline pump with the efficiency and performance of iEGR. As the name suggests, innoline basically means the innovative inline pump or the upgraded ‘sada’ pump. Right from BSIII times, inline pump has been a USP of Ashok Leyland trucks as well as Ashok Leyland buses in the medium and heavy commercial vehicles space. And, Ashok Leyland inline pump was very famous amongst the transport…

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