Archive for October, 2015

Soaring Chinese tyre imports may spoil the party

Soaring Chinese tyre imports may spoil the party

Soaring import of Chinese tyres, especially those that find use in trucks and buses, could spoil domestic tyre manufacturers party. Rising 38 per cent in the first quarter, Chinese tyre imports are finding takings because they are 25 per cent lower than the domestically produced ones. It should not come as a surprise that the import volume of tyres in[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 News
Jonas Nilsson to head Volvo Penta India

Jonas Nilsson to head Volvo Penta India

Volvo Penta India has announced the appointment of Jonas Nilsson as its head, effective September 01, 2015. Jonas will be responsible for the market activities, which include marketing, sales, logistics, aftermarket, finance and accounting, and human resources. With over 21 years of service, Jonas has an extensive experience in marketing, sales, business development, aftermarket, product development and project management. Jonas[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 News
Pro 8000 marks Eicher’s quantum leap

Pro 8000 marks Eicher’s quantum leap

Article by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Story & photos by : Bhushan Mhapralkar Despite being an Eicher, the Pro 8000 feels quite unlike one. There-in lies the quantum leap. It does not take long to notice. There’s something different about this truck. The height, the appearance, and the visual presence the truck seeks is quite unlike an Eicher truck ever. It flaunts[Read More…]

by October 29, 2015 Cover Stories
Empowering Transporters

Empowering Transporters

Article by: Rajesh Rajgor Interview by : Rajesh Rajgor Q & A , Nalin Mehta, MD and CEO, Mahindra Truck and Bus Limited. Empowering Transporters Q. Away from building and selling commercial vehicles, what have the seven MPOWER programmes and two Mentor summits delivered? A. There was an impression that the young generation is not excited about venturing into the transport[Read More…]

by October 29, 2015 Interview