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Mahindra’s Zaheerabad plant to be hub for new K2 tractor series

The K2 series aims to create a light-weight tractor program for both domestic and international markets

New emission norms for CEVs deferred to April 2021

The stage is now set for the implementation of the new emission norms in the construction equipment vehicles (CEVs) and tractor segments with the notification of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in this regard.

Backhoe Loaders Bouncing Back

In the current market conditions, the customer focus will be on equipment with better productivity and cost saving. Backhoe loader with its multi-utility advantage and competitive price will drive the demand in the current market scenario.

Filters in New Normal, New Norms

Construction and mining machinery operate in extreme conditions of weather, terrain and environment. They need to withstand these odd conditions and perform the task with minimum downtime.

Govt proposes separate emission norms for CE and agri machinery

The Union Government has issued a draft notification for separate emission norms for agriculture machinery and construction equipment vehicles.

Mahindra’s tractor sales post 28 per cent growth in July 2020

Mahindra & Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for July 2020.

Mahindra launches Sarpanch Plus tractor series in Maharashtrasolution

Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector recently introduced its new Sarpanch Plus range of tractors in Maharashtra, the 575 Sarpanch Plus, an upgrade of its popular 575 Sarpanch. The new series offers models spanning multiple HP-points in the 30 HP (22.37kW) to 50 HP (37.28kW) category.

Govt proposes to defer new emission norms

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited suggestions and comments from all stake holders on the proposed amendment in the Motor Vehicle Draft rules for deferment of BS-IV emission norms for construction equipment vehicles, tractors and harvesters.

Govt proposes to defer new emission norms for CE vehicles

MoRTH has invited suggestions from all stake holders on the proposed amendment in the MV Draft rules for deferment of BS-IV emission norms for CE vehicles, tractors and harvesters

Mahindra launches Sarpanch Plus tractor series in Maharashtra

Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector recently introduced its new Sarpanch Plus range of tractors in Maharashtra, the 575 Sarpanch Plus, an upgrade of its popular 575 Sarpanch

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.

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.

Carraro Group's new facility in Pune

On the occasion of celebrating 20 years of successful presence in India, Carraro Group has laid the foundation stone for setting up a new production area that will complement the existing ones in the Ranjangaon (Pune) area.

OTR Tyre Market Insights

The OTR tyre industry in India is anticipated to exhibit significant growth by 2025, if the government targets to complete all the planned projects within the desired time frame, writes Karan Chechi.

Wirtgen Group Machines Construct Yogyakarta Airport

The first plane to land at the new Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) on the Indonesian island of Java was an A320 from Jakarta.

Kubota to invest in Escorts, to deepen partnership

Kubota Corporation, a leading global tractor and machinery manufacturer from Japan, will acquire 10 per cent equity stake in Escorts, a leading engineering conglomerate in India, in order to integrate and deepen their relationship towards achieving their mutual ambition of global leadership.

Mahindra sells 22,329 tractors in India in January 2020

Mahindra & Mahindra's Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for January 2020.

Mahindra sells 22,329 tractors in India in January 2020

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for January 2020. Domestic sales in January 2020 were at 22,329 units, as against 20,948 units during January 2019.

Kubota unveils prototype electric tractor and mini excavator

Kubota Corporation unveiled prototypes of electric tractors and electric mini excavators, which are currently under development, at a new product exhibition held in Kyoto City.

Radialisation is the future

BKT is the one of world's leading tyre manufacturers that is fully dedicated to off-highway tyre manufacturing.

On revival Path

In spite of the current slowdown, tyre market for off-highway applications is going to revive in the coming years due to an anticipated pick up in infrastructure developments in future.

Mahindra showcases 5 new CE products at Excon

Mahindra Construction Equipment (MCE) participated in the 10th edition of Excon 2019, the largest construction equipment event in South Asia and launched five new products.

Liebherr to showcase latest machines at Conexpo Con/Agg 2020

From March 10-14, 2020, Liebherr?s innovative products will be on display at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020. Liebherr is showcasing an extensive selection of earthmoving and construction equipment at its outdoor booth #F5258 at the Festival Grounds.

We will launch new models tailored to the needs of the Indian customer

Mahindra & Mahindra's foray into the construction equipment industry comes on the back of seven decades of experience in making tough, rugged and durable utility vehicles and tractors.

We will showcase some of our latest products at Excon 2019

This year, Bonfiglioli Transmissions celebrates two decades of its presence in India. Over the years, the company has developed a broad range of drives catering to a vast array of applications in the construction, mining and other industries.

Customisation is one of our top selling points

A joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Japan and VST Tillers Tractors established in July 2007, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries-VST Diesel Engines (MVDE) manufactures Mitsubishi diesel engines in Mysore and caters to the markets across the globe.

Zoomlion to showcase ?Africa-ready? equipment

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co is exhibiting at the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo that will be held from June 27 to 29 in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, highlighting nine agricultural and construction equipment products.

Mahindra FES sells 23,539 units in India in May

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for May 2019. Domestic sales in May 2019 were at 23,539 units, as against 28,199 units during May 2018.

Akshay Kumar to promote Massey Ferguson tractors

Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE), the third largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the second largest in India (by volumes), has announced a brand association with actor Akshay Kumar for Massey Ferguson tractors.

Escorts standalone profit up by 40.7%

Tractor sales at 96,412 units were up by 19.9 per cent as against 80,417 units in the previous fiscal.

Escorts to create new standards in customer service

Escorts announced the launch of a new innovative and disruptive feature called ?24X7 Care Button? on its entire range of Powertrac and Farmtrac tractors.

BKT debuts its biggest agri radial tyre at SIMA

At SIMA 2019, the Paris International Agribusiness Show, BKT exhibited the new size of AGRIMAX FORCE, IF 750/75 R 46, as world preview. Having a diameter of not less than 2.30 m, it is the biggest radial agriculture tyre that BKT has ever produced.

We are now prepared to meet the new norms

Mitsubishi manufactures diesel engines of up to 50 hp in India, and capitalised well in the tractor segment.

New Age Engines

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

Rolls-Royce delivers first Stage V MTU engines for Bell dump trucks

Bell Equipment, the international specialist for articulated dump trucks, recently received the first six Series 1000-1500 MTU engines from Rolls-Royce that meet the new EU Stage V emission standard.

AxleTech introduces electric powertrain systems for off-highway applications

AxleTech launched its new AFE series e-axle, a line of electric powertrain systems for off-highway and specialty applications, at bauma in Munich.

Mahindra first Indian brand to roll out 3 million tractors

Mahindra & Mahindra announced that it had become the first Indian tractor brand to roll out three million tractors. Mahindra is currently the world?s largest farm tractor manufacturer by volume and India?s leading tractor manufacturer for over three decades.

Handling methods need to be upgraded at Indian ports

Kalmar has been pioneer in many path-breaking technologies in port handling solutions. Praveen Waychal, Director - Solution Sales, India Region, Cargotec India, elaborates on the Indian port scenario and the latest container handling solutions.

We aim to grab 25 per cent market share in five years

ATG has wide range of radial OTR tyres for loaders, graders, dumpers etc and we see a very good response from the market. Harinder Singh, President - APAC, Alliance Tire Group (ATG), elaborates on the market scenario and company's plans.

Supporting PERFORMANCE

Two Liebherr R 976 crawler excavators are at the heart of production in South African coal mine achieving an output of 280 cu m per hour for 20 working hours a day.

BKT debuts its biggest agri radial tyre at SIMA

At SIMA 2019, the Paris International Agribusiness Show, BKT exhibited the new size of AGRIMAX FORCE, IF 750/75 R 46, as world preview.

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.

Mahindra FES sells 20,948 units in India during January 2019

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales for January 2019. Domestic sales in January 2019 were at 20,948 units, as against 20,822 units during January 2018.

Volvo CE appoints new dealer in Rajasthan

BSES India has been appointed Volvo CE dealer for 13 districts in the southern part of Rajasthan effective February 1, 2019.

Our focus is diversified well

At bauma India, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries - VST Diesel Engines launched a new engine model D03CJ that can meet the most stringent emission norms of the world.

Penetrating into more OEMs will be key

One pathbreaking offering: Being a hose only company, we do not become competitors to our customers. So I think the customers prefer us and we are getting a good response from the market also.

Our focus is diversified well

At bauma India, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries v VST Diesel Engines launched a new engine model D03CJ that can meet the most stringent emission norms of the world.

Rolling ahead

The Indian off-the-road (OTR) tyre market is becoming more competitive in the global space with the presence of a mix of national and international players.

Govt notifies dual-fuel usage for CE, agri machinery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified dual-fuel usage for agricultural and construction equipment vehicles.

Govt notifies dual-fuel usage for CE, agri machinery

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified dual-fuel usage for agricultural and construction equipment vehicles.

Mahindra tractor sales posts 18 per cent growth in Nov 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for November 2018. Domestic sales in November 2018 were at 25,159 units, as against 21,271 units during November 2017.

CASE Construction opens first company owned showroom in India

CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial, inaugurated its first showroom in Faridabad. Spanning across an area of more than 5,000 sq ft., the facility is the first company owned.

Escorts announces new ventures

In late August, Escorts announced plans to manufacture rough terrain (RT) and truck-mounted cranes in joint venture (JV) with Tadano Ltd.

Mahindra in strategic partnership with Castrol India

Mahindra & Mahindra and Castrol India announced the signing of a new strategic partnership agreement between the two companies.

Mahindra sells 35,953 units of tractors in India during September 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for September 2018. Domestic sales in September 2018 were at 35,953 units, as against 44,220 units during September 2017

Kubota starts sales of industrial engine in India

Kubota Agricultural Machinery India (KAI), the Indian subsidiary of Kubota Corporation, started sales of industrial engines for OEMs, in addition to the current product portfolio that consists of tractors, rice planters, harvesters and power tillers. Industrial engines to OEMs in India had been previously sold directly from Kubota Corporation in Osaka, Japan.

Alliance TracPRO sees traction in India

Alliance TracPRO tyres, from the house of ATG are fast moving towards becoming the tyres of choice of tractor owners across India, according to the company.

KOHLER to showcase 5400 Series engines at GaLaBau 2018

The KOHLER 5400 Series will be highlighted at GaLaBau 2018. Designed to bring easy starting and quiet, smooth operation to lawn tractor applications, the new single-cylinder engine line includes models between 17 and 19.5 hp.

Mahindra?s Farm Equipment sales at 16,375 units

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for August 2018. Domestic sales in August 2018 were at 16,375 units, as against 15,356 units during August 2017.

Gulf Oil clocks record volume growth

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

Swaraj Division launches Mobile App for customer connect

Swaraj Division, a part of the Mahindra Group, launched its new ?Mera Swaraj App? to enhance its connection with customers (farmers).

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 sells 39,277 tractors in India during June 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for June 2018. Domestic sales in June 2018 were at 39,277 units, as against 31,660 units during June 2017.

Sonalika to set up new R&D centre

Sonalika International Tractors plans to set up a new research and development (R&D) facility in the national capital region with an investment of Rs 2 billion.

Mahindra launches Novo 65 HP & 75 HP tractors

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced the launch of Novo 65 HP and 75 HP tractors. This range of Mahindra Novo tractors is technologically most advanced and stylishly designed, according to the company.

CE needs a breather from BS-VI

In a bid to deal with the critical pollution situation in the national capital, the Ministry of Petroleum has brought forward the date for the rollout of BS-VI fuel for Delhi to April 1, 2018 instead of the original deadline of April 1, 2020.

Mahindra records highest-ever domestic annual tractor sales

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) maintained its leadership position in the tractor industry with sales of over three lakh tractors in FY18. With this, the company achieved its highest-ever annual tractor sales and registered a growth of 22 per cent in the domestic market, in FY18.

ACE inks MoU with URSUS S.A.

Action Construction Equipment (ACE), India?s leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturing company, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with URSUS S.A., one of the pioneers and leading company in tractors, agricultural machinery and electric buses, for localisation of their range of tractors based on Massey Ferguson-URSUS technology with the purpose of sourcing tractors and sub-assemblies from ACE and export to other parts of the world.

Mahindra tractor sales post 50 per cent domestic growth

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for March 2018. Domestic sales in March 2018 were at 26,958 units, as against 17,973 units during March 2017.

New Tractor Series from Escorts

Escorts launched India's first electric and hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22 HP to 90 HP range under the brands Farmtrac and Powertrac, compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 international distributors.

Earthmovers from SEM

With the increased government spend on infrastructure projects, more and more new players are entering into the market and taking up smaller contracts. These customers are on the lookout for ready-to-run (reliable and affordable) products at an affordable price.

Swaraj Tractors introduces new tractor series

Swaraj Tractors, a part of the Mahindra Group, launched an all new tractor platform in the high power category, ranging from 60 HP to 75 HP.

Mahindra tractor sales post 39 per cent growth in February 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for February 2018. Domestic sales in February 2018 were at 19,280 units, as against 13,834 units during February 2017, posting a growth of 39 per cent. Total tractor sales (domestic and exports) during February 2018 were at 20,483 units, as against 15,007 units for the same period last year. Exports for the month stood at 1,203 ??units.

A Variable Transmission System Has Multiple Benefits

The transmission system plays an important role in an equipment as the gearbox determines the performance and robustness of an equipment. The key components in a drive line of the construction equipment (CE) transmission system are front and rear axles with planetary gears, differential brakes, transmission shaft, clutch, and torque converters.

Mahindra FES posts 40 per cent domestic sales growth

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for January 2018. Domestic sales in January 2018 were at 20,647 units, as against 14,776 units during January 2017.

Moving Ahead

OTR tyre market is divided majorly into three segments: mining, construction and industrial equipment, agriculture vehicles and others. Mining, construction and industrial equipment such as loaders, bulldozers, tractors, forklifts, backhoe loaders, cranes, excavators, wheeled loaders, industrial trucks, skid steer loaders, etc

MAN to focus on enhanced customer connect and satisfaction

MAN Trucks announced new initiatives that the company will roll out in 2018. These include introduction of Mobile24 & MAN ProfiDrive? and introduction of new digital tools for customer connect.

MAN to focus on enhanced customer connect and satisfaction

MAN Trucks announced new initiatives that the company will roll out in 2018. These include introduction of Mobile24 & MAN ProfiDrive? and introduction of new digital tools for customer connect.

Mahindra FES sells 21,046 units in India during Nov

Mahindra & Mahindra?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for November 2017. Domestic sales in November 2017 were at 21,046 units, as against 15,918 units during November 2016.

MAN flags off pan-India drive

MAN Trucks India has undertaken a unique customer outreach, named ?The MANExpedition?. The activity comprises five haulage trucks starting from Pune,Dhanbad and Kochi, respectively that will traverse the country over 22 days.

The Platform for Premieres

Comtrans 2017 has once again demonstrated its position as the leading trade fair for decision makers in the commercial vehicle (CV) and transport industry in Eastern Europe.

Mahindra debuts in Agritechnica 2017

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) is showcasing its range of tractors and farm machinery at the Agritechnica trade fair in Hanover, from November 12 to 18, 2017. The company is participating in Agritechnica for the first time.

A diversified industrial major

Balkrishna Industries (BKT), has over 30 years of global presence in the off-highway tyres (OTRs)segment.

Danfoss India bags Frost & Sullivan Leadership Award

Danfoss Industries Pvt Ltd was awarded with the Frost and Sullivan - 2017 India Building and HVAC Segment - LV Drives Enabling Technology Leadership Award under the category of novel developments in the Industrial Automation and Process Control Sector at the Frost and Sullivan 2017 India Best Practices Awards Banquet held in Mumbai.

Schaeffler India posts net growth in Q3

During the June-September 2017 quarter, total income (net) for the quarter increased to Rs 5,103 million, higher by 4.2 per cent than the corresponding quarter of 2016.

Mahindra sells 39,226 units of tractors in India during Oct

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for October 2017. Domestic sales in October 2017 were at 39,226 units, as against 43,826 units during October 2016.

India's First Driverless tractor

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd displayed its first-ever driverless tractor, developed at the Mahindra Research Valley, the Group's hub of innovation and technology located in Chennai. With this launch, Mahindra becomes the pioneer in the Indian tractor industry with the unique proposition of a driverless tractor, according to the company.

New Escorts Tractor Series

India's first electric and hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22 HP to 90 HP range under the brands Farmtrac and Powertrac, compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 global distributors.

We offer maintenance-free product options to OEMs

In response to the 'Make in India' campaign, Indian market is becoming the manufacturing hub for major global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). As a Tier-I supplier to the construction and agricultural market, it was only logical for CCTY Bearing to secure an in-country presence to be closer to customers to respond to their growing demand for our products.

Mahindra FES registers 52 per cent domestic sales growth

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd?s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) announced its tractor sales numbers for September 2017. Domestic sales in September 2017 were at 44,000 units, as against 29,035 units during September 2016.

M&M acquires Turkish tractor brand

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M Ltd) announced its second foray into Turkey through the acquisition of Erkunt Traktor Sanayii A.S. (Erkunt), the fourth largest tractor brand in Turkey. This transaction is expected to close by the last quarter of calendar year 2017.

Mahindra unveils its first-ever driverless tractor in India

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd displayed its first-ever driverless tractor, developed at the Mahindra Research Valley, the Group?s hub of innovation and technology located in Chennai. With this launch, Mahindra becomes the pioneer in the Indian tractor industry with the unique proposition of a driverless tractor, according to the company.

MB Crusher exhibits at Mining Indonesia 2017

MB Crusher is exhibiting its crushing innovations at Mining Indonesia 2017 (September 13-17), Asia?s largest international mining equipment exhibition, together with its local partner PT Universal Tekno Reksajaya (a member of United Tractors group).

Continental to unveil new radial tyres for tractors

Continental will be presenting its latest radial tyres for the agricultural industry from November 12 to 18 at Agritechnica (Hall 3, booth F19) in Hanover. It will also be showcasing a range of products from predictive maintenance solutions to camera systems, displays and catalytic converters.

More engines of growth needed

Off-Highway Research reports a turnaround in the global construction equipment (CE) market, which is expected to grow 16 per cent this year.

Escorts unveils India?s first electric tractor concept

Escorts Ltd launched India?s first electric and hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22 HP to 90 HP range under the brands Farmtrac and Powertrac, compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 international distributors.

Equipment Finance Sets to Outperform

Construction equipment market in India has evolved and become a major one in the global market place. With the evolution of the market, awareness about the various equipment class and their use, and above all, the construction and infrastructure development activities picking up momentum, the equipment finance market has opened up to all equipment categories.

BKT to showcase innovations at Farm Progress Show 2017

BKT is to have a more established presence at the Farm Progress Show 2017, the largest outdoor farming event throughout the US, which will be held in Decatur, Illinois from August 29 to 31. On an even larger area this year, the top-of-the-range products from the Agrimax tyre lineup for the farming sector are on display along with a selection of ATV tyres.