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Volvo’s hybrid drive

Volvo’s hybrid drive

Volvo Buses India is offering the 8400 low-floor hybrid city bus to help cities fight the menace of pollution. Story by: Bhushan Mhapralkar It is drizzling for the last one hour. Any chance of it stopping looks slim. The Vardah cyclone that devastated Chennai is showing its after effect at Bangalore. The drive to Hosakote on the outskirts of Bangalore is[Read More…]

by January 17, 2017 Cover Stories
Saving to win

Saving to win

The Asia-Pacific round of Volvo Fuelwatch Challenge 2016 finals was held in Sweden with a prime objective of saving fuel. Text & Photos: Bhargav TS Anil Reddy worked hard to get to Falkenburg, Sweden, to participate in the Asia-Pacific round of Volvo’s Fuelwatch Challenge 2016 finals. If he won (in the off-road category), he would go to the global finals. One[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 INDUSTRY TALK

Volvo truck to self-drive in an underground mine

Volvo Trucks is gearing up to test what it claims will be the first fully autonomous truck in operation in an underground mine. To be self-driven at the Kristineberg Mine in Sweden, Volvo Trucks, Torbjorn Holmstrom, member of the Volvo Group Executive Board and Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer has said, that his is the first company in the world[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 News
Pierre Jean Verge Salamon,  President, Volvo Group Truck Sales, India

Pierre Jean Verge Salamon, President, Volvo Group Truck Sales, India

  Technology and growth Interview by: Bhushan Mhapralkar Q. How do you find the Indian commercial vehicle market? A. The move from BS IV to BS VI. It is a very strong signal. Then, there’s the potential implementation of GST. There’s also the construction of infrastructure. If these three events are attained, I firmly believe, it will lead to a[Read More…]

by August 2, 2016 INTERVIEW