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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
Electric HGV from Infraprime Logistics

Electric HGV from Infraprime Logistics

Story by: Anwesh Koley Away from the glitter and attention of the Tesla Semi and other efforts by global CV makers to design, develop and validate heavy e-CVs – electric trucks especially, a little known entity called Infraprime Logistics Technology (IPLT) is testing a heavy e-truck in India. Based at Delhi and specialising in catering to infrastructure companies like the[Read More…]

by November 21, 2019 smart transport
Fuel-efficiency advantage Mahindra Blazo

Fuel-efficiency advantage Mahindra Blazo

Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Fighting to overcome the market perception that its HGVs were dandy and powerful, but not as fuel-efficient, Mahindra Truck and Bus Division (MTBD) has announced that its Blazo HGV range is the market leader in terms of mileage within the trucking industry. It has also announced that its Furio ICV (in the 12- and 14-tonne segment)[Read More…]

by November 21, 2019 Domestic, smart transport
FASTag decoded

FASTag decoded

Story by Team CV FASTag has been mandatory for all class vehicle owners to get pass-through toll plazas effective December 01, 2019. In simple definition Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that most of us are familiar with or FASTag is a tag you have to stick on the vehicle’s windscreen at the top-left corner to allow your passage through all[Read More…]

by November 20, 2019 Domestic, smart transport, SMART TRANSPORT