Articles by: CVAdmin

The positive effect

The positive effect

Q & A Harrie Schippers, President, DAF Trucks NV Interview by: Gianenrico Griffini Q. How was the year that went by for DAF Trucks? A. The year 2015 was a year of growth. With a growing 2015 heavy duty market share in Europe, we are on track towards our mid-term objective of 20 per cent. And also outside Europe where[Read More…]

by March 15, 2016 INTERVIEW
Growth and alternate fuels

Growth and alternate fuels

Q & A Mikael Benje, Managing Director, Commercial Operations, Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd. Interview by: Anirudh Raheja Q. How do you look at the Indian market now that you have moved from Indonesia to India? A. Anders Grundstormer, Ex MD may be moving back to Sweden, he has however set the stage for Scania. He has set high[Read More…]

by March 15, 2016 INTERVIEW
Setco ‘casts’ all the clutch components right

Setco ‘casts’ all the clutch components right

A joint venture between Setco Automotive Ltd. (Setco) and Spainbased Lingotes Especiales SA, Lava Cast Pvt. Ltd. will supply world-class CV clutch parts to Setco. Story by: Rajesh Rajgor It is early afternoon and I have completed the tour of Lava Cast’s sprawling facility at Kalol, some 50 kms from Vadodara, Gujarat. Adjacent to Setco’s clutch manufacturing plant, the Lava[Read More…]

by March 15, 2016 INDUSTRY TALK
Trans Acnr banks upon the growing bus market

Trans Acnr banks upon the growing bus market

Anticipating growth from the rising bus market, Trans Acnr is gearing up its production facility in Rajasthan. Story by: Anirudh Raheja Trans Acnr had a modest beginning in 2003. A team of young entrepreneurs set up the company at Delhi with a handful of orders. Over the years, the company has grown to have a turnover of Rs. 600 million.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2016 INDUSTRY TALK