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The worst is over for the CV industry

In 2008, two leading players, Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, in the commercial vehicle business joined hands with a common vision of driving modernisation in the commercial transport business in India.

Fuel tracking solution’s penetration is less than 1% of the overall commercial fleet size

Nigraani provides IoT (Internet of Things) solutions to commercial fleet operators to help them track their diesel consumption with 99 per cent accuracy and fleet operation metrics. The SaaS (Software as a Service) model helps avoid any overhead of setting up an IT team to manage hardware/software.

Green tax imposition on commercial vehicles in India

Rather than exempting certain type of vehicles out of green tax, like alternate fuels like CNG, ethanol, LPG and vehicles used in farming such as tractor, harvester, tiller, etc. the policy should be driven for all internal combustion engine-based vehicles checking for the pollution levels, writes Prasad Sreeram.

Eicher observes National Road Safety month

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, participated actively in the National Road Safety month from 18th of January till 17th of February across the country.

Shriram Automall – the Power of Choice for Construction Equipment

Shriram Automall India (SAMIL), an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, is India’s first-ever service provider to offer a well-organised and transparent platform for the exchange of pre-owned vehicles and equipment.

Bounce back

Construction equipment finance has bounced back after the pandemic-forced lull.

Infra push to drive demand for diesel engines

Factors such as demand for reliable electricity, which is growing across the world on account of industrial expansion and development of commercial infrastructure are driving the diesel power engine market.

Daimler, Volvo launch fuel-cell truck partnership

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group announced the two companies have completed the formation a previously announced fuel-cell joint venture.

Eicher observes National Road Safety month

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, participated actively in the National Road Safety month from 18th of January till 17th of February across the country.

Tata Motors, SBI join hands to offer financial solutions to CV customers

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has inked a three-year MoU with the State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s leading public sector bank, to offer unique financial assistance for the purchase of Tata Motors’ range of small and light commercial vehicles

All about vehicle scrappage policy!

CARE Ratings scrutinises the vehicle scrappage policy, which was unveiled by Road Minister Nitin Gadkar in the Lok Sabha recently.

Tata Motors introduces the Magic Express Ambulance

The Magic Express Ambulance is designed to support medical and health related services, which assumes significance especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eicher observes National Road Safety month

As part of the drive, Eicher organised 400 activities across 19 states, spread in 46 cities, to raise awareness level on road safety among different stakeholders, covering 27,000+ people including students.

Tata Motors unveils Ultra Sleek T-Series range of new-gen smart trucks

Available in three models – T.6, T.7 and T.9, the all-new Ultra Sleek range is available in varied deck lengths from 10 to 20 feet to adapt to all the required applications.

Mahindra Logistics appoints Dr Anish Shah as Chairman

He is the Deputy Managing Director and Group CFO of Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Limited. He is designated to take over as the Managing Director and CEO of M&M from April 2, 2021.

Nigraani’s fuel tracking solution’s gains enable ARSS to increase driver’s salary multi-fold

ARSS Infrastructure Projects (ARSS) achieved an RoI in fuel tracking solution in months.

Focus on infra to revive economic growth

The government’s focus on building infrastructure will create jobs and revive economic growth

Marc Llistosella is new CEO & MD of Tata Motors

Tata Motors announced that Marc Llistosella has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company effective 1st July 2021.

Eicher Trucks completed 200th tipper delivery to APCO

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, completed the 200th vehicle delivery to APCO INFRATECH PVT. LTD. The company executed an order of 200 Tippers and Trucks from the Lucknow-based infrastructure major.

VE Commercial Vehicles sells 5457 units in Feb 2021

VE Commercial Vehicles recorded sales of 5457 units in February 2021 as compared to 4586 units in February 2020 (LYTD 47216), recording growth of 19% (YTD decline 27.5%).

Piaggio launches the Ape’ Electrik FX range of electric vehicles

A range of fixed battery Electric 3 wheelers powered by advanced Lithium-Ion Smart- batteries is set to revolutionise the last-mile mobility in India.

Eicher completes 200th tipper delivery to Apco Infratech

Eicher completes 200th tipper delivery to Apco Infratech

Marc Llistosella, the new CEO and MD of Tata Motors Ltd

Marc Llistosella, the new CEO and MD of Tata Motors Ltd

VECV opens new truck plant at Bhopal

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) commenced the commercial operations at its new, state-of-the-art truck manufacturing unit at Bagroda, Bhopal.

ZF opens Digital Solutions Center in Bengaluru

The centre will support development programs for the domestic market

VE Commercial Vehicles opens new truck plant at Bhopal

This is the eighth manufacturing facility of VECV in Madhya Pradesh.

The M&HCV tipper trucks segment continues to look positive

RT Wasan, Vice President, Product Line, M&HCV, Tata Motors, elaborates on the company strategy in the Covid-impacted market scenario.

BharatBenz opens 10 new touch-points

Together the new facilities will add around 300,000 sq f of workshop space including more than 40 mechanical bay

Tata Motors launches ‘Grahak Samvaad 2020

Tata Motors has announced the Grahak Samvaad 2020 from October 23 to 31, 2020. Tata Motors will also be rolling out a nationwide service campaign, the Grahak Seva Mahotsav from November 1 to 30, 2020 and will be celebrating the National Customer Care Day on October 23, 2020.

Tata Motors launches ‘Grahak Samvaad 2020’

Tata Motors has announced the Grahak Samvaad 2020 from October 23 to 31, 2020.

Tata Motors presents future-ready CVs to redefine transportation in India

Tata Motors has introduced its future-ready product portfolio, developed with an aim to ‘redefine transportation’.

Mahindra launches new telematics platform

Mahindra Truck and Bus (MTB), a part of the $19.4 billion Mahindra Group, announced the launch of its connected vehicle technology, Mahindra iMAXX.

Pre-owned Equipment Market to Excel

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

Used Equipment Market to Flourish

The post-COVID scenario seems to be working out good for used equipment as customers want to buy more pre-owned equipment in good quality, while organised players are seeing business growth and more OEMs are entering the business too.

BharatBenz dealer supports customers and people in Assam

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles’ (DICV) dealer partner for BharatBenz Trucks and Buses in Assam, Abutani Trucking is helping its customers and the underprivileged people of the state during the COVID 19 pandemic

DICV enters used CV segment with ‘BharatBenz Exchange’

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced the launch of ‘BharatBenz Exchange’, its new offer to the used commercial vehicle segment.

VECV introduces connected vehicle solution

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced a giant step towards modernising the CV industry with its industry-first proposition of 100 per cent connected vehicles across its entire product portfolio

Tata Motors introduces next-gen digital solution

Tata Motors announced the launch of Tata Motors Fleet Edge – a next-generation connected vehicle solution that enables fleet management, with informed decision making.

Can Mobile Cranes Lift the Mood?

Mobile cranes in India have transformed into safer and productive with changing design and new features to meet the upcoming demands from the user market. In the current scenario, can these developments in mobile cranes lift the market sentiments?

Policy: Defer BS-IV & Bring in Scrappage

Given the grievous COVID-19 pandemic impacting the overall economic activities in the country, various industry organisations had sought government support by way of financial stimulus and other policy-related initiatives.

Challenging Terrain

The hydraulic excavator market in India has been impacted by the slowdown after the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.

DICV to expand production at Chennai facility

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Tamil Nadu to invest Rs 22.77 billion at its Oragadam plant.

VECV resumes manufacturing in seven plants

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced the resumption of manufacturing operations in seven of its plants in the country. These plants located in Pithampur, Dewas, and Baggad in Madhya Pradesh and Thane in Maharashtra have resumed lean operations after the required permissions were granted by the state government.

Tata Motors provides holistic support to transport ecosystem

Tata Motors has been comprehensively supporting the transport ecosystem to ensure all necessary supplies remain uninterrupted and seamless, nationwide

DICV to expand production at Chennai facility

DICV signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Tata Motors extends supporting measures to customers worldwide

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tata Motors has extended the warranty for its commercial vehicles customers worldwide.

VECV extends support to fight COVID-19 pandemic

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has actively participated in the relief activities across India to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

VECV resumes manufacturing operations in seven plants

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced the resumption of manufacturing operations in seven of its plants in the country.

VECV resumes manufacturing operations in seven plants

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced the resumption of manufacturing operations in seven of its plants in the country.

Tata Motors extends supporting measures to customers worldwide

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tata Motors has extended the warranty for its commercial vehicles customers worldwide.

Driving Forklifts Made Safer

Multi-camera system receives collision warning upgrade for more precise vehicle manoeuvering.

Eicher Launches BS-VI Range

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) unveiled its entire BS-VI range of trucks and buses across 4.9-55 T tagged with Eicher's BS-VI solution, EUTECH6.

Eicher Trucks & Buses opens new 3S dealership in Bengaluru

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, inaugurated its new 3S (Sales, Service & Spares) dealership facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Eicher launches its BS-VI solution

VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, (VECV) unveiled its entire BS-VI range of trucks and buses across 4.9-55T tagged with Eicher?s innovative BSVI solution - EUTECH6.

Eicher Trucks & Buses opens new 3S dealership in Bengaluru

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, inaugurated its new 3S (Sales, Service & Spares) dealership facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

We are looking at positive growth this year

Gulf Oil has been in the oil and lubricants business catering to commercial vehicles and two-wheelers.

VECV sells 5,544 units in January 2020

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) recorded sales of 5,544 units in January 2020 as compared to 5,906 units in January 2019, recording a decline of 6.1 per cent. This includes 5,388 units of Eicher brand and 156 units of Volvo brand.

We expect to see a positive turn in volumes

Tata Motors has been at the forefront of constantly innovating and defining the market with new technologies and categories.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products

Eaton also announced the introduction of four new hydraulic products for the Indian market - X70 closed circuit piston and plug in motor, steering unit 5SQ, Eaton spiral hose EC640 and cast iron piston motor 743XX.

Gaining Momentum

Tipper market is expected to bounce back in the coming years with the demand picking up steadily in road construction and mining.

Eaton launches 4 hydraulic products at Excon 2019

Power management company Eaton participated at the 10th edition of Excon, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia, in Bengaluru.

Govt to commission 68 road projects in three months

The Central Government is planning to commission 68 road construction projects worth Rs 5 trillion in the next three months.

Mahindra Unveils New ICV Range

Mahindra's Truck and Bus Division (MTBD) unveiled the FURIO, its brand new range of Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICVs).

Sustainable Market for Trucks

Pick up in infrastructure spending and construction activity, especially in roads and highways, irrigation and affordable housing segment, will continue to support demand for construction trucks.

VECV launches India's first BS-VI CV Range

Eicher Trucks and Buses revealed India's first BS-VI compliant all-new range of Eicher Pro 2000 series of light-duty trucks.

Volvo Group, NVIDIA to jointly develop advanced AI platform for autonomous trucks

The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to jointly develop the decision making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines

Eicher rolls out India?s first BS-VI CV range

Eicher Trucks and Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, revealed India?s first BS-VI compliant all-new range of Eicher Pro 2000 series of light-duty trucks.

Srei, Oriental Bank of Commerce sign pact

Srei Equipment Finance and Oriental Bank of Commerce announced a strategic alliance to offer loans for purchase of equipment under a co-lending arrangement. iQuippo, a Kanoria Foundation initiative, will facilitate sourcing of loans under this program.

VECV sells 3,961 units in April

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) recorded sales of 3,961 units in April 2019 as compared to 3,960 units in April 2018. This includes 3,882 units of Eicher brand and 79 units of Volvo brand.

Infra Growth to Drive Demand

Rising industrial activity, coupled with the uptick in construction and an anticipated demand in mining sector is expected to drive the demand of tipper trucks in the coming years.

The Eleventh Hour Is Here!

By 2025, the construction market in India is expected to emerge as the third-largest globally.

New Age Engines

Diesel engines are the major source of power for various machines which are utilised in construction, agricultural, automobile and industrial verticals.

Shriram Automall opens 81st facility

Shriram Automall India (SAMIL), India?s largest service provider for transactions of used vehicles & equipment has inaugurated its 81st Automall facility in Rajahmundry with an aim to serve growing need of used vehicle and equipment demand in and nearby areas.

AxleTech collaborates with Agility Fuel Solutions

Dedicated to providing a complete, integrated electric powertrain solution for commercial vehicles, AxleTech has entered into a strategic agreement with Agility Fuel Solutions, the leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

Riding on infra push

Pick-up in infrastructure spending and construction activities is expected to drive the demand for tipper trucks in the coming years.

DICV opens new BharatBenz dealership in Tamil Nadu

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) in association with KUN Trucking has inaugurated a new 3S (sales, service, spares) dealership in Villupuram and Maraimalainagar to cater to BharatBenz trucks and buses.

Goldhofer to showcase heavy haulage solutions at bauma 2019

Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft will be present at this year?s bauma with a broad portfolio of vehicles and new products for the construction and heavy haulage industries.

Mahindra launches FURIO truck

Mahindra's Truck and Bus Division (MTB) announced the commercial launch of the FURIO, its brand-new range of intermediate commercial vehicles (ICVs) with an unprecedented guarantee of "More Profit or Truck Back".

Industry-first 16T truck with AMT

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, introduced Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology in the 16T category- Eicher Pro 3016 AMT.

Vermeer announces key dealership in India

Vermeer Corporation has established a wholly-owned equipment dealership in India to enhance its sales and customer support capabilities across the country.

VECV sells 5,906 units in January 2019

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) recorded sales of 5,906 units in January 2019 as compared to 6,801 units in January 2018, recording a decline of 13.2 per cent.

Mahindra launches FURIO truck

Mahindra?s Truck and Bus Division (MTB) announced the commercial launch of the FURIO, its brand-new range of intermediate commercial vehicles (ICVs) with a guarantee of ?More Profit or Truck Back?.

Eicher rolls out industry first truck with AMT in 16T

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, introduced Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology in the 16T category- Eicher Pro 3016 AMT.

Shriram Automall opens 79th facility in Kadapa

Shriram Automall India (SAMIL), India?s largest service provider for transactions of used vehicles and equipment, has inaugurated its 79th Automall facility in Kadapa with an aim to serve growing used vehicle and equipment demand in and nearby areas.

VECV sells 6,236 units in December 2018

VE Commercial Vehicles recorded sales of 6,236 units in December 2018 as compared to 6,087 units in December 2017, recording a growth of 2.4 per cent. This includes 6,113 units of Eicher brand and 123 units of Volvo brand.

VECV sells 5,980 units in October 2018

VE Commercial Vehicles recorded sales of 5,980 units in October 2018 as compared to 5,228 units in October 2017, recording a growth of 14.4 per cent.

Lubricant industry is becoming more dynamic

Lubricants are a crucial component of achieving significant business value by helping reduce costs and improve equipment productivity. Praveen Nagpal, Chief Technology Officer, Shell Lubricants India, shares more on his company's major activities towards this.

Adding value to equipment life

Industrial lubricants play a major role in improving the operational efficiency productivity of an equipment. Currently, the demand is for thinner lubricants that provide longer oil drain intervals.

VECV to set up new production facility

Commemorating the completion of 10 successful years of partnership between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) announced plans to set up a new greenfield truck manufacturing plant at Bhopal.

VECV records 32.7% sales growth in Aug

VE Commercial Vehicles recorded sales of 6,069 units in August 2018 as compared to 4,571 units in August 2017, recording a growth of 32.7 per cent. This includes 5,948 units of Eicher brand and 121 units of Volvo brand.

Eicher to supply 350 heavy duty trucks to Bangladesh

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, has bagged an order for 350 heavy duty trucks from Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC).

Eicher launches driver care program

Eicher Trucks and Buses introduced a first of its kind initiative for the welfare and safety of the truck drivers - Eicher Driver Care Program, which will run 365 days of the year.

Ashok Leyland unveils BS IV engine for CVs

Ashok Leyland has rolled out new range of BS IV engines for commercial vehicles that offers lower operating costs and maintenance to customers.

Gulf Oil clocks record volume growth

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd (GOLIL) reported its unaudited results for the quarter ended June 30

VECV sales post 36.7% growth in July 2018

VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV) recorded sales of 5,964 units in July 2018 as compared to 4,363 units in July 2017, recording a growth of 36.7 per cent.

Mahindra unveils new ICV range

Mahindra's Truck and Bus Division (MTBD) unveiled the FURIO, its brand new range of Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICVs). FURIO marks the company's entry into the ICV segment and is set to make Mahindra a full range commercial vehicle player.

We are in line with the BS VI implementation timelines

The HCV volumes of Mahindra has grown considerably in FY18, with an enormous growth in the market share. Vinod Sahay, CEO - Mahindra Truck and Bus Division, Mahindra Construction Equipment Division, Mahindra & Mahindra shares more on the company's plans in line with the market developments.

We plan to invest Close ?40 million in India

Schaeffler rolling bearings and plain bearings significantly contribute to the outstanding performance of a large variety of construction equipment worldwide. Harsha Kadam, Industrial President, Schaeffler India, shares more on the company's presence in India and future plans for the market.

Mahindra unveils new ICV range

Mahindra?s Truck and Bus Division (MTBD) unveiled the FURIO, its brand new range of Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICVs). FURIO marks the company?s entry into the ICV segment and is set to make Mahindra a full range commercial vehicle player.

Eicher launches 7 speed trucking

In line with the vision to drive modernisation in the commercial vehicle industry, Eicher introduced the 7-speed transmission technology in the entire range of medium-duty trucks.