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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
Tata Starbus Hybrid

Tata Starbus Hybrid

Tata Starbus Hybrid is set to hit the roads of Bandra-Kurla Complex. It is a bus to watch out for. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Photos by: Mahesh Reddy Turn the key and watch the needles dance inside their dials before settling down to indicate that the bus is ready to move. Pressing the accelerator pedal does not lead to the desired result.[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Cover Stories
Changing world of buses

Changing world of buses

The Indian bus industry is looking up; is changing in-line with the profile of travellers and the development of road infrastructure. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar The statistics released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers for the 2015-16 financial year revealed that 43,885 passenger vehicles in the Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV) category were sold, clocking a growth of[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 Cover Stories