Archive for September, 2016

Leyland Boxer to the rescue

Leyland Boxer to the rescue

Bollywood movie Suhaag was the highest grosser of 1979. Directed by Manmohan Desai, Suhaag is reminiscent of Hindi cinema in the 70’s. Contrary to Suhaag meaning good fortune especially for a married woman, Durga’s (Nirupa Roy) married life is a stark contrast. Her gangster husband played by actor Amjad Khan abandons her and the two infant sons out of their[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 Uncategorized
Battery powered trucks set to be a reality

Battery powered trucks set to be a reality

Moving beyond hybrid truck technology, battery powered trucks are set to be a reality. Story by: Team CV Electric trucks are set to be a reality sooner than later. Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles may represent only four per cent of the vehicles in The USA, the fact is, they account for about 20 per cent of the transportation fuel consumed.[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 World
Electric trucks are coming of age

Electric trucks are coming of age

Looking at what Tevva Motors is up to in the UK, electric trucks look set to be a reality sooner than later. Story by: Team CV Electric truck drivetrains are attracting good deal of attention. They could soon become a reality on the roads of Europe. An electric truck startup company Tevva Motors (formerly Teva Motors) is working to commercialise[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 World
Validation and Certification

Validation and Certification

Q & A Dinesh Tyagi, Dinesh Tyagi, Director, International Center for Automotive Technology (ICAT) Interview by: Anirudh Raheja Q. What role is ICAT playing in shaping up the Indian automotive industry? A. ICAT was setup under the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure project (NATRiP). It is one of the most significant initiatives in the automotive sector under the Ministry[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 Interview