Archive for September, 2015

BharatBenz trucks are BS IV compliant

BharatBenz trucks are BS IV compliant

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) has announced that its entire range of above 9 to 49-tonne trucks (sold as BharatBenz) will be available in Bharat Stage IV variant across the country. With its new range of buses set for market launch in September 2015, DICV is also offering the Bharat Stage IV variant for school and staff applications[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 News
GST: Impact on road transportation

GST: Impact on road transportation

In this column, V.G. Ramakrishnan, Managing Director – South Asia, Frost & Sullivan opines that the impact of the implementation of the GST regime will be moderated by dynamics specific to India. A market of 1.2 billion consumers and one of the faster growing economies in the world, India requires an efficient transportation and logistics industry. With over 60 percent[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 Expert Speak
Luxury coach segment looks up

Luxury coach segment looks up

¬† New coaches and investments in the luxury bus segment are hinting at its revival. The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, flagged off the Kolkata-Agartala bus service recently. The service will run through Bangladesh rather than through the Indian states of Assam and Meghalaya. Compared to the earlier 1,650 km, the service will now require to cover 500[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 Domestic
Special application CVs

Special application CVs

Commercial vehicles find favour with special applications that make the fire brigades, airports, armed forces function smoothly and efficiently. Mumbai Fire Brigade has added a 90 m fire ladder to its fleet of special application trucks, which include fire tenders and crane trucks among others. The new fire ladder, procured from Finland-based Bronto Skylift Oy Ab, has six-axles out of[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 News