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Going green

Going green

The focus on emission control technologies is growing, especially in the case of commercial vehicles. A 54-year old truck operator, Satpal Singh is a worried man. Operating a 11-year old Tata 1618 truck to ferry goods from Delhi to Mumbai and back, Satpal Singh’s only source of livelihood looks like is in danger. The National Green Tribunal recently issued orders[Read More…]

by September 21, 2015 Cover Stories
Special application CVs

Special application CVs

Article by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Commercial vehicles find favour with special applications that make the fire brigades, airports, armed forces function smoothly and efficiently. Mumbai Fire Brigade has added a 90 m fire ladder to its fleet of special application trucks, which include fire tenders and crane trucks among others. The new fire ladder, procured from Finland-based Bronto Skylift Oy Ab,[Read More…]

by September 16, 2015 Cover Stories
Scania Metrolink: Adding a new dimension to luxury travel

Scania Metrolink: Adding a new dimension to luxury travel

Article by: Bhushan Mhapralkar, Photos : Bhargav TS The ‘Made in India’ Scania Metrolink HD is a modern and comfortable inter-city coach that utilises technology to make a sustainable business case. It feels weird at first; the seating position is low. A large windscreen puts it in perspective. It rises to meet the roof like a façade of a modern[Read More…]

by August 14, 2015 Cover Stories
Mahindra Jeeto: Sound Contender

Mahindra Jeeto: Sound Contender

Article by: Anirudh Raheja, Photos by: Bhushan Mhapralkar In a sector that has been de-growing for a little less than two years in a row after posting over 40 per cent growth five years ago, the Small Commercial Vehicle (SCV) segment is not in the best of health yet. It is true that the rate of decline has slowed down[Read More…]

by July 8, 2015 Cover Stories