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Mahindra Blazo: Smart trucking

Mahindra Blazo: Smart trucking

With the Blazo range, Mahindra Trucks and Buses Limited, is aiming at addressing varying requirements of transporters in a bid to double the market share in the next two and a half years. Story and photographs: Bhushan Mhapralkar Mahindra unveiled the Blazo truck at Auto Expo 2016. The move signalled a significant change at Mahindra Trucks and Buses Limited, a[Read More…]

by January 17, 2017 Cover Stories
Indian CV industry in 2017

Indian CV industry in 2017

The year 2017 is set to be yet another challenging year for the Indian commercial vehicle industry. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar The month of October 2016 was a good month for the Indian CV industry. M&HCV sales grew 16.92 per cent with the sale of 25,934 M&HCVs as compared to 22,181 units sold in the corresponding month last year. LCVs[Read More…]

by January 17, 2017 Cover Stories
Optimistic about growth

Optimistic about growth

The (truck) trailer segment in India is optimistic about growth. It is looking at outperforming its global peers over the medium- and long-term. Story by: Ashish Bhatia The cancellation of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes under the guise of ‘demonetisation’ may pose a challenge to the Indian transportation sector, a big chink of which includes the trucking industry, the fact is,[Read More…]

by January 6, 2017 Cover Stories
Volvo ups the ante

Volvo ups the ante

Volvo Buses India has upgraded its inter-city bus range; the engines are now BSIV emission compliant. Story by: Ashish Bhatia Volvo Buses commands 65 per cent of the premium luxury inter-city bus market in India. The market is claimed to be a meagre 3 to 4 per cent of the overall bus market in India. Claimed to have kick-started this[Read More…]

by January 6, 2017 Cover Stories