Archive for November, 2017

Accidental love

Accidental love

Bollywood movie, Chalte Chalte, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherji features a Ashok Leyland truck. Released in 2003, the movie is a romantic drama with Shahrukh Khan playing the role of a small truck fleet owner, and Mukherji playing the role of an aspiring fashion designer. From Greece, Mukherji stays with her aunt in India, and has her life[Read More…]

by November 25, 2017 Uncategorized
Premium trucking

Premium trucking

Q & A Helene Mellquist, Senior Vice President, Volvo Trucks International Interview by: Anirudh Raheja Q. How do you look at the Indian truck market? A. India is one of the most exciting markets that we have seen. It has good growth potential. Five years back, we penetrated the coal mining market. This was done through a 24×7 operation, and a[Read More…]

by November 25, 2017 Interview
The electric bus

The electric bus

Q & A Isbrand Ho, Managing Director, European Auto Sales Division, BYD Europe B.V. Interview & photo: Ashish Bhatia Q. What is BYD’s plan for India? A. For BYD, India has been an encouraging market. It is a market that is fast evolving. The dynamics of the Indian market are no longer a drop off point for used buses. The resale value of[Read More…]

by November 25, 2017 Interview
Busworld Europe 2017

Busworld Europe 2017

Busworld Europe 2017 was held for the last time at Kortrijk, Belgium, on October 20-25. Story & Photos: Ashish Bhatia Opening its doors to the stakeholders of the bus industry the world over, the 24th edition of Busworld Europe 2017 was held for the last time at Kortrijk, Belgium, on October 20-25. With temperatures hovering between 16 to 20 degree Celsius,[Read More…]

by November 25, 2017 Events, World