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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
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