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Ashok Leyland gets innovative

In view of the changes affecting the CV industry, Ashok Leyland is banking on technology and innovation. Story by: Bhargav TS After revealing the use of ‘smart’ EGR to help its CVs to comply with BSIV emission norms, Ashok Leyland has announced that it is innovating on various fronts to ensure that its products are […]

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Multix Maxim

The Multix seems to blur the line between a small commercial vehicle and a personal utility vehicle. Story by: Anirudh Raheja On a narrow winding road in the hinterland of Konkan, the Multix came as a surprise. Exiting a blind corner, on a rough country terrain that could hardly qualify as one, the Multix, with […]

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Singrauli hosts Volvo Fuelwatch Challenge

Volvo Trucks hosted the eighth edition of Volvo Fuelwatch Challenge at Singrauli. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar The eighth edition of Volvo Trucks India ‘Fuelwatch Challenge’ was held at Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh. Home to five thermal power generation plants with an estimated power generation capacity of 13295 mega-watt, Singrauli, saw 29 top contenders – winners of […]

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MAN India as Asia hub looks up

MAN Trucks India has reiterated its position as the Asia hub for its principal, the MAN Group. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Reiterating its position as the Asia hub for the MAN Group, MAN Trucks India is looking to contribute 10 per cent of MAN’s total factory output over the next three-to-four years. The strategy seems […]

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Slipper suspension from Meritor India

Meritor India is banking on slipper suspension to compliment its existing product portfolio and tap growth. Story by: Bhargav TS Driver shortage in the CV industry is forcing a change. One of the factors is the rising preference for comfort. The trend could trace its roots to Europe where the emphasis on comfort is high. […]

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Challenges and opportunities

Q & A Vinod K. Sahay, CEO – Designate, Mahindra Trucks & Buses Limited. Interview by: Bhushan Mhapralkar   Q. How do you plan to keep the excitement going at Mahindra Trucks and Buses? A. The team at Mahindra Trucks and Buses Limited (MTBL) has done a good job. The expectations from the Blazo have […]


Reflecting Russian Truck markets

Interview Sergey Alexandrov, General Manager of ITEMF Expo The commercial vehicle market in Russia has faced intense pressure in the recent past. How is the market placed today, and how does it impact the Comtrans exhibition? At the start of 2017, there were 8.09 million commercial vehicles registered in Russia. Since 2009, the number of […]

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COMTRANS aims at yet another successful edition

To be held at Moscow, Russia, between September 04, 2017, and September 09, 2017, the COMTRANS CV show is aiming at yet another round of success. The biennial event, supported by the Ministry of Trade and Industries of Russian Federation and the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Volkswagen, Scania, MAN, Volvo, Renault, Mercedes-Benz, Ford […]

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ACMA Automechanika New Delhi

Auto component players from the world over marked their presence at the trade fair. Story & Photos: Bhargav TS The third edition of ACMA Automechanika New Delhi once again reinforced its position as an effective sourcing and networking platform for auto components players from India and the world over. Attracting 552 exhibitors from 17 countries, […]

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