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Nippon Paint banks on technology for CV dominance

Nippon Paint banks on technology for CV dominance

Story by: Gunjan D. Bidani In-line with the growing preference for factory-built CVs in India, Nippon Paint (India) introduced wet-on-wet paint technology recently. It revealed its ambition to attain a leadership position in commercial vehicle segment by 2021 in the process. Doing so at a time when CV manufacturers are increasingly investing in new production technologies, the wet-on-wet paint technology[Read More…]

by November 21, 2019 Domestic, Uncategorized
Advanced CV suspension systems for safety

Advanced CV suspension systems for safety

Story by: Anwesh Koley A decade ago, production directives for commercial vehicles were driven by the design language to accommodate more cargo space, cross over architecture, and more variation in ride and handling of the vehicle. The current trends, however, have moved more towards safety, comfort, and ease of mobility, without compromising the key requirements of fuel efficiency, better manoeuvrability,[Read More…]

by October 24, 2019 Domestic, Uncategorized
Terror on the truck?

Terror on the truck?

Gaining critical and commercial success, the Hindi movie Maachis features a Tata (LP) 1210 E truck with the famous Kulbhushan Kharbanda at the wheel. Directed by Gulzar and produced by RV Pandit, the movie featured Chandrachur Singh (as Kripal) in the lead role seeking out Khalistani militants after being disillusioned with the government’s law and order forces. He (Kripal) is[Read More…]

by August 30, 2019 Uncategorized

STRAIGHT DRIVE

The Motor Vehicle Act is in the news for the revisions it contains. Also in the news is the thought of doing away with educational qualifications for drivers to tackle acute shortage of CV drivers. The need for education is replaced with the need to train them in the art of driving trucks and buses; in the ability (and knowledge)[Read More…]

by August 29, 2019 Uncategorized