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Mercedes-Benz Actros camera tech

Mercedes-Benz Actros camera tech

The new camera tech aboard the Mercedes-Benz Actros has changed the way trucks will be looked at hereafter. Story by Bhushan Mhapralkar Extending a significant gain in the safety of those on board and those in the surrounding, the new Mercedes-Benz Actros has come to flaunt a new camera technology on board. What was being talked and experimented upon until[Read More…]

by June 22, 2020 smart transport, SMART TRANSPORT, World
Slowing SCV segment

Slowing SCV segment

Story and Photo by Deven Lad The erstwhile bankable Small Commercial Vehicles segment witnesses a consumption-led slowdown in H1 FY 2019. Higher fuel costs, lower truck rentals, weak freight availability, disruptive tech and stiffer competition have made it harder for small truck operators to stay in business. Take the story of 47-year-old Dinesh Kamble. Operating in the small truck business[Read More…]

by January 7, 2020 Domestic, smart transport, SMART TRANSPORT
BYD enters material handling equipment business in India

BYD enters material handling equipment business in India

BYD India Private Limited, has forayed into the material handling equipment (MHE) business in India, powered by a lithium-ion phosphate battery. The move comes on the back of the Indian warehousing and logistics sector expected to attract around USD10 billion investment over the next four-five years, and the modernisation, technological advancement and process optimisation of the warehousing sector will be[Read More…]

by December 4, 2019 Domestic
Material shift in CV industry driving demand for aluminium

Material shift in CV industry driving demand for aluminium

Sricharan R From the use of aluminium in building bodies for some of the Audi’s most phenomenal models to its use in CVs, a significant material shift in CVs is also underway. An experience of this was had at a recent event conducted by ARAI, showcased a lightweight aluminium bus. This is however not the first instance. Roughly three years[Read More…]

by November 22, 2019 Domestic