As medium-heavy duty trucks sales volumes grow globally, interest in medium-heavy duty trucks with advanced telematics solutions, green powertrain technologies, and safety enhancement technologies are gaining popularity. 2014 will increasingly concentrate prognostics solutions to reduce vehicle down time and improve productivity. As per a Frost & Sullivan Market Insight, Overview of the Global Medium-Heavy Duty Truck Market in 2014, sale of medium-heavy duty trucks is expected to go up to 2.87 million units by 2014 end.
From road to race track to field: Tata Prima title sponsor for Kings XI Punjab this Indian Premier League (IPL)
7th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) sees Tata Prima step in as title sponsor of Team Kings XI Punjab, one of 8 competing teams. The sponsorship marks a continued association of Tata Prima with sports, and is an opportune platform for in-stadium branding, and logo and kit branding.
The domestic CV industry to close 2014-15 at 636,000 units, reflecting de-growth of 19.7% over the prior year, says ICRA in its latest update on Commercial Vehicle Industry.
Chennai: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), the 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer Daimler AG, today, announced that it has crossed the sale of its 10,000th truck, since its market launch. Adding to this milestone, the company has also sold 1,000 units in a month, for the first time in March 2014.
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has now sold 10,000 sold BharatBenz trucks since its market launch in September 2012. Having sold about 2,200 vehicles in Q1 2014, DICV reported 67% sales growth over the same period in 2013. BharatBenz’ hasn’t been daunted by Indian truck market sales wherein the segment above 6 tonnes decreased by around 20% in Q1 2014. DICV reports 1,000 units sold in a month for the 1st time in March 2014. At present, DICV market share has expanded to more than 5%.
Today, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zone areas. With National Work Zone Awareness Week 2014 marking the 15th anniversary of this life-saving safety campaign, elite drivers with millions of accident-free miles are educating the public on how to stay safe.
World’s second largest truck manufacturer, Daimler AG announced today that they have recorded a production milestone in China, in association with their local partner Foton Motor. Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA), a 50:50 JV between Daimler and Foton, saw the 150,000th Auman branded truck rolling off the production line from their plant.
Volvo Penta is demonstrating its dedication to the Indian market with the release of two new CPCB Stage II power generation engines, as well as a trip to Bangalore by the company’s president. Volvo Penta President Björn Ingemanson is making his first visit to India to meet with journalists and other key stakeholders, as well as to herald the release of two new 16-litre Volvo Penta genset units that round out the company’s range of CPCB Stage II (similar to EU Stage IIIA) emissions-compliant engines.