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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.

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.

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.

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%).

Eicher completes 200th tipper delivery to Apco Infratech

Eicher completes 200th tipper delivery to Apco Infratech

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.

VE Commercial Vehicles opens new truck plant at Bhopal

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

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Eicher launches two new Heavy-Duty trucks

The two latest HD trucks are designed to maximise business profitability while optimising on the overall cost efficiency.

VECV records sales growth of 63 per cent

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) recorded sales of 6,390 units in June 2018 as compared to 3,921 units in June 2017, recording a growth of 63 per cent. This includes 6,315 units of Eicher brand and 75 units of Volvo brand.

VE Commercial Vehicles records 30.7 per cent sales growth

VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (A Volvo Group and Eicher Motors joint venture) recorded sales of 5,977 units in May 2018 as compared to 4,573 units in May 2017, recording a growth of 30.7 per cent. This includes 5,874 units of Eicher brand and 103 units of Volvo brand.

VE Commercial Vehicles records 28.1 per cent growth in sales

VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd recorded sales 3,959 units in April 2018 as compared to 3,089 units in April 2017, recording a growth of 28.1 per cent. This includes 3,939 units of Eicher brand and 20 units of Volvo brand.

Eicher Group opens training academy for drivers

In an effort towards conducting skill development programmes for the driver community, Eicher Group Foundation, CSR arm of Eicher Group which includes VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) inaugurated the first ever Eicher Academy for Drivers, at Indore.

VECV records highest-ever monthly sales in March

VE Commercial Vehicles recorded the highest-ever sales for a month with 9,411 units in March 2018 as compared to 7,327 units in March 2017, recording a growth of 28.4 per cent. This includes 9,245 units of Eicher brand and 166 units of Volvo brand.

Eicher Trucks & Buses introduces aftermarket initiative

In an endeavour to enhance its aftermarket capabilities and provide best-in-class service offerings to its customers, Eicher Trucks and Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, extended Eicher Promise across its entire range of trucks and buses.

Eicher Pro 5000 series with BS-IV technology

Eicher Trucks & Buses has launched Eicher Pro 5000 series, a brand new range of heavy duty trucks from 16T to 40T with BS-IV technology. With the launch of this advanced technology trucks range at competitive prices, Eicher Trucks and Buses plans to strengthen its presence in the heavy duty segment and this reinforces its vision of driving modernisation in the commercial transportation.

We expect good growth in HD truck segment

The mining and construction segments account for around 30 per cent of total heavy-duty (HD) truck market in India. But the segments have been facing tough times for the last 2-3 years.

VECV posts 22.8 per cent sales growth in February

VE Commercial Vehicles sold 6,882 units in February 2018 as compared to 5,603 units in February 2017, recording a growth of 22.8 per cent.

We have showcased the 6025 FE tipper for surface-to-surface transportation

Customers in the construction sector are in search of higher-capacity trucks. The truck industry catering to mining and construction segment is in a transition mode as segmental shifts are taking place in terms of GVW, vehicle power, and performance Haulage trucks are being used for the transportation of aggregates, which is a new phenomenon.

Loads of opportunities

Mining and construction activities are on a growth path in the country. New projects (big and small), demolition of old structures to reconstruct new ones and transportation of materials at construction sites, all these make the role of tipper trucks important these days.

VE Commercial Vehicles posts over 50 per cent sales growth

VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd sold 6,801 units in January 2018 as compared to 4,515 units January 2017, recording a growth of 50.6 per cent. This includes 6,712 units of Eicher brand and 89 units of Volvo brand.

VE Commercial Vehicles posts 55 per cent growth in vehicle sales

VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd sold 4,916 units in November 2017 as compared to 3,174 units in November 2016, recording a growth of 54.9 per cent. This includes 4,727 units of Eicher brand and 189 units of Volvo brand.

Revival on Cards?

India is witnessing an improved growth trend in coal mining, as Coal India Ltd (CIL) is aiming an output of one billion tonne by 2020. CIL has earmarked a capital investment of Rs 57,000 crore, as part of the road map for one billion tonne target, with a planned capex of Rs 8,500 crore in 2017-18.

Volvo Trucks eyes construction segment

Volvo Trucks is gearing up for a renewed focus on construction, including roads, irrigation, quarry, and marble mining. In a meeting recently organised at its manufacturing and assembly facility in Bengaluru, the company has announced its plan to focus on construction segment and displayed the range of solutions.

Eicher Pro 5000 series with BS-IV technology

Eicher Trucks & Buses has launched Eicher Pro 5000 series, a brand new range of heavy duty trucks from 16T to 40T with BS-IV technology. With the launch of this advanced technology trucks range at competitive prices, Eicher Trucks and Buses plans to strengthen its presence in the heavy duty segment and this reinforces its vision of driving modernisation in the commercial transportation.

Made-in-India engines from Volvo Penta

The Swedish engine major reiterated its focus on Indian market with its new Made in India range from its Pithampur plant.Volvo Penta engines have been manufactured in India for the first time, at a new dedicated production line at the VE Powertrain (VEPT) plant.

Volvo Penta unveils Made-in-India engines

Marking a new beginning in its Make-in-India initiative, Volvo Penta formally unveiled its 5-litre and 8-litre engines manufactured for the first time in India, at a new dedicated production line at the VE Powertrain (VEPT) plant. The product unveiling was done by Pinaki Niyogy, Vice President, Manufacturing and Engineering, TIL, and Parminder Singh Gabri, Director - Sales, Putzmeister Concrete Machines, the two major customers of Volvo Penta.

VECV sells 5,499 units in February 2017.

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has sold 5,499 units in February 2017 (FYTD 51,277) as compared to 5,032 units in February 2016 (LFYTD 45,272), recording a growth of 9.3 per cent (FYTD growth of 13.3 per cent).

VECV sells engineering arm.

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has divested 100 per cent shares of Eicher Engineering Solutions Inc (wholly owned subsidiary of VECV) in the US to Segula Tecnologias Espana

Eicher introduces AMT technology in CVs

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, introduced state-of-the-art Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology in its commercial vehicles.

Eicher introduces AMT technology in commercial vehicles

Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles, introduced state-of-the-art Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology in its commercial vehicles. This breakthrough technology has been adapted based on the OptiDrive? technology designed and developed by Wabco, renowned for its services in Driveline Automation. The AMT technology will be available in the complete range of LMD and HD buse

VECV sells 5,499 units in February 2017

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has sold 5,499 units in February 2017 (FYTD 51,277) as compared to 5,032 units in February 2016 (LFYTD 45,272), recording a growth of 9.3 per cent (FYTD growth of 13.3 per cent). This includes 5,372 units of Eicher brand and 120 units of Volvo brand.

Piggybacking earthmovers growth

Transportation of raw and processed materials to the desired location is the next but most essential activity arising out of earthmoving. In the infrastructure space, 5-35 tonne payload capacity tippers and dumpers are extensively utilised for this purpose.

iNDUSTRY empowerS CV dRIVERs

Commercial vehicle (CV) industry is the backbone of the economy and while there has been significant investment and development in the sector, truck drivers are essentially an ignored lot despite the vital role they play.

IOCL, Eicher jointly introduce driver training initiative

In an industry-first initiative, designed for driver empowerment and welfare, Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) and Eicher Trucks and Buses (a division of VE Commercial Vehicles) have jointly introduced Driver Pragati Kendra.

VECV posts 14.43percent sales growth

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) reported 14.43 per cent growth in total sales in October at 4,560 units as compared with 3,985 units during the same period last year. Total sales of Eicher-branded trucks and buses increased by 15.44 per cent to 4,449 units in October compared with 3,854 units in the corresponding month last year.

VECV posts 14.43 per cent sales growth in October

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) reported 14.43 per cent growth in total sales in October at 4,560 units as compared with 3,985 units during the same period last year.

Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge 2016

During the Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge 2016, drivers demonstrated their competency in vehicle handling at optimal fuel efficiency. For the tenth consecutive year, the Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge crowned its winners in the annual finals of the event.

A Step Towards Make in India

Volvo Penta will begin production of 5 and 8-litre industrial engines in India, aimed at the Indian market, next year. A step close to its commitment towards ?Make in India?, Volvo Penta has announced its plan to produce industrial engines locally for the Indian customers.

VECV Launches Pro 8031XM at Excon 2015

Eicher Trucks and Buses, the leading brand from VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) strengthened its presence in the mining and construction sector through an expansion of its product portfolio and showcasing a series of tippers in the Pro 6000 and 8000 category.

On Course for Success

Bright prospects lie ahead for dumpers, but cost-effective conveyors may pose serious competition in the future, finds Charu Bahri. Industry voices affirm a turnaround has happened in the off highway dumper segment

Exceeding Expectations

According to a report released by ICEMA, the current market size of the construction equipment including backhoe loader, concrete mixers excavator is around $2.8 billion. Further, the Indian construction equipment industry

CE Industry Buoyant at EXCON 2015

CII and ICEMA jointly showcased the CE industry at EXCON 2015, the 8th International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Fair, from 25-29 November 2015, at the BIEC grounds in Bengaluru

Volvo Financial Services launched in India

Volvo Financial Services announced the launch of its operations in India. The Volvo Financial Services offering strengthens the Volvo Group?s ability to provide a competitive and total one-stop shop solution of equipment, loans, leases, insurance, maintenance, and other aftermarket services, to customers and dealers of the Volvo Group and VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) in India.

Eicher HD trucks in AP

VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV) announced the launch of Eicher Pro 6000 series, its heavy duty trucks in Andhra Pradesh.

Volvo sells residual stake in Eicher Motors

Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Volvo AB has exited Eicher Motors by selling off its entire stake for Rs 1,731 crore. In 2008, Volvo had picked up an 8.4 per cent stake in Eicher for Rs. 157 crore. There will be no change in the functioning of VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV), an equal joint venture between Volvo Group and Eicher Motors.

Volvo Trucks to up presence in India

Volvo Trucks is planning to increase its presence in Indian market as revival in mining and infrastructure sectors has spurred the demand for its premium trucks (400 HP and above).

Driving growth

Rama Rao AS is the Senior Vice President-Sales, Marketing, Aftermarket, of Volvo Trucks. He took up the responsibility on Volvo Trucks sales, marketing and after-market in January 2014.

Eicher Rolls out Pro 6000 Series in West

The Eicher Pro 6000 Series of trucks will meet the needs of most market segments across haulage, distribution, construction, industrial loads, courier and perishables.

Eicher launches Pro 6000 series HD trucks in West India

VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV) announced the launch and availability of Eicher Pro 6000 series, the next generation heavy-duty trucks in West India with a customer experience event in Mumbai. The event will see the presence of financiers and customers from Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh over a 4-day period.

Driving Progress

Volvo Trucks, the market leader in the European premium trucks market in India with over 65 per cent of market share has recently launched three new global platforms in India.

Long-haul Reliability

The VE series of Eicher Terra 25 - 6x4 tipper is engineered for superior performance, long-haul reliability and uncompromising durability.Terra 25 is fitted with the proven Cummins B 5.9-180 31 BS-III engine which is known for seamless higher engine hours of operations and fuel efficiency.

VECV to export Eicher trucks

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) is planning to export its Made-in-India light and medium commercial vehicles to select markets in West Asia, South Asia and Africa

Dies, Jigs & Fixtures

Tokai Engineering is a manufacturer of precision dies, jigs and fixtures. The product range includes welding jigs and fixtures, Multi Spot Welding Machines (MSW), Special Purpose Machines (SPMs), welding accessories, MIG welding accessories, spot welding accessories,

VECV launches new generation trucks in Indore

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has launched the Eicher Pro1000 and Eicher Pro 3000 series of light and medium duty trucks in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The new trucks will meet the needs of the emerging mid-premium market segment, which demands vehicles of higher power and durability, greater comfort and value-added enhanced features at economical cost. In addition, it will continue to address the mass-market segment, which demands trucks with value features at low cost of ownership.

VECV to invest Rs 1,000 cr

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) plans to invest Rs 1,000 crore by the end of next year in India. The firm, which started commercial production from its new engine plant

India Fuelwatch 2013

The Volvo Trucks India Fuelwatch 2013 competition brings out the importance of the best driving practices to save valuable fuel in mining operations. Volvo Trucks India Fuelwatch 2013 Competition was held at a coal mining site in Naigaon near Chandrapur, Maharashtra recently.

VECV workshop and distribution centre in Nepal

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV), a Volvo group and Eicher Motors JV, inaugurated a modern, state-of-the-art workshop for Eicher branded trucks and buses in Kathmandu to provide after-sales support its rapidly growing customer base in Nepal.

New Eicher dealership in Assam

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV), a Volvo Group and Eicher Motors JV, inaugurated the modern and contemporary dealership for Eicher branded trucks and buses in Guwahati to strengthen the company's resolve and commitment to provide sales and after sales support to the rapidly growing customer base of Eicher in North East India.

Collaborative Model

VECV enhances the unique model of industry?academia collaborations. VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV), a joint venture (JV) between Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with two educational institutes, the SRM University, Chennai and the Ramakrishna Mission Vidhyalaya, Coimbatore as part of its unique industry-academia collaborative model. VECV has already established four centres with state-of-the-art automobile labs at prominent institutes of the country.

The Game Changer

Volvo Trucks introduces the first FM 480 10x4 dump truck with 43 (US) tonne capacity for mining applications in India. Volvo Trucks recently launched the innovative, all new Volvo FM480 10x4 dump truck in India, built specifically for deep opencast mining. Keeping pace with the dynamics of the industry for over a decade and a half, this truck is an innovation that will set new benchmarks in the mining industry.

The Game Changer

Volvo Trucks introduces the first FM 480 10x4 dump truck with 43 (US) Tonne capacity for mining applications in India.

VECV to expand business

VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) will invest Rs 1,000 crore by 2013 on various activities, including expansion of engine production capacity, launch new products and enhancing R&D.

VE Commercial Vehicles merges units

VE Commercial Vehicles, an equal joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, has restructured the organisation by merging three different profit centres, Eicher Trucks and Buses, Volvo Trucks and the Powertrain unit.

Eicher bus body mfg plant

VE Commercial vehicles (Volvo Group and Eicher Motors JV) did the ground- breaking ceremony of the upcoming Eicher bus manufacturing plant near Indore at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh.