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Our humble tribute to the industry

Photography : Sanjay Raikar, Saurabh Botre and Mahesh Reddy The eighth edition of Apollo-CV Awards (2017) will go down in history as the one that dared to step away from the traddition of being held in the last week of January in every calendar year. The ceremony, this time, was held on February 09, 2017, […]

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INDUSTRY TALK

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Charging ahead

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles charges ahead with a mix of rising domestic sales and a strong exports drive. Story by: Anusha B It was in March 2012 that Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, unveiled its new range of trucks under the BharatBenz brand. The company held a special event […]

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INDUSTRY TALK

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Digitisation in Cvs

The second panel discussion, as part of the Apollo-CV Awards 2017, focused on the growing use of electronics in CVs. Panelists (L to R) Kaaushik Madhavan, Director, Automotive & Transportation, Frost & Sullivan. Dattatreya Saste, Advisor & Technical Consultant, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways A Sriniwas, Senior Vice President – Product Development & Technology, […]

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INTERVIEWS

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Making a strong business case

Q & A Joerg Mommertz, Chairman & Managing Director, MAN Trucks India Pvt. Ltd. Interview by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Q. What did you think of the economic changes that took place when you took charge of MAN Trucks India? A. The transport business is a big contributor to the GDP. It and the commercial vehicle business […]

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Driving optimism

Q & A Vinod Aggarwal, MD & CEO, Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV). Interview by: Anirudh Raheja “We are optimistic about things soon returning to normal.” Q. How has been the year till now for VECV? A. The CV industry in FY2016-17 started off really well. The first quarter saw the industry clock bag […]

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WORLD

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Kamaz wins Dakar Rally 2017

Like the earlier edition, the 2017 Dakar Rally proved to be a test of endurance, patience and, experience. Story by: Team CV Russia’s Eduard Nikolaev of the Kamaz-Master truck team claimed his second Dakar rally title on January 14, 2017. Nikolaev completed the final stage between Rio Cuarto and Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a 19-minute […]

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EVENTS

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Making Indian roads safer

Multi-level education to play a crucial role to elevate safety. Story by: Anirudh Raheja The sixth edition of Mahindra Transport Excellence awards set a high standard. Held on February 03, 2017, at Delhi, the awards, under the aegis of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), recognised performance, innovation and excellence in the trucking […]

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