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Circuit from Ashok Leyland

Circuit from Ashok Leyland

Ashok Leyland has introduced an electric bus, developed indigneously for the Indian mass market. Story by: Anirudh Raheja In a country where mass transit is by means of 1,50,000 diesel-run buses, often accused of attributing carbon dioxide and smog, Ashok Leyland has unveiled a new electric bus called the Circuit. Adding to the efforts of reducing global warming, the Circuit[Read More…]

by December 14, 2016 Cover Stories
Earthly ambitions

Earthly ambitions

Nagpur-based Mann Engineering Company has acquired 10 Eicher Pro 831T tippers. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar A black Land Rover Freelander cuts through the traffic on the Nagpur-Chandrapur highway. In it is S.Jagjeet Singh Mann, partner of Nagpur-based Mann Engineering Company that specialises in mining exercises in the state of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. Mann Engineering Company is a family owned enterprise[Read More…]

by December 14, 2016 Cover Stories
Isuzu FR 1318, the premium coach

Isuzu FR 1318, the premium coach

The Isuzu FR 1318 front-engine bus looks ‘premium’, and is refined and comfortable. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Photos by: Mahesh Reddy The view ahead is uninterrupted almost. The seating is high, and the large ORVMs that protrude ahead ensure that little is lost in terms of the view of what is in the vicinity. Behind the two-spoke steering wheel is an instrument[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Cover Stories
Adding a new dimension

Adding a new dimension

Ashok Leyland’s new Sunshine school bus adds a new dimension to the world of school buses in India. Story by: Bhargav TS Photos: Ashok Leyland With the rise in urbanisation, school buses have turned out to be the safest and the most convenient means of transport for students. From conversion of conventional buses and vans to ferry students, to school buses that[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Cover Stories