July 22, 2015 – Tata Motors to triple its commercial vehicles export
Tata Motors Ltd, India’s biggest automaker by revenue, plans to triple exports of its trucks and buses to countries in Asia and beyond
July 28, 2015 – Commercial vehicles to become cleaner and safer in India
The Government of India is looking to make commercial vehicles sold in India safer and cleaner from October 1, 2015. The move will be implemented on three grounds. Firstly, Bharat Stage 4 emissions norms will be enforced on all commercial vehicles sold in certain regions such as metro cities and northern regions such as the National Capital Region. This comes as a welcome move considering the National Air Quality Index launched by the Prime Minister of India, based on which the National Green Tribunal has been trying to impose some sensible and some rather naive initiatives to curb automotive emissions in the National Capital region.
July 29, 2015 – Tata in line to produce electric and hybrid variants of Tata Ace – Report
Tata Motors’ highly successful small commercial vehicle, the Tata Ace, still has some life left in its platform. As per several reports, the company is planning to launch new products based on the small commercial vehicle’s platform.
July 27, 2015 – Tata Motors CVs gets ready to launch 100 vehicles this year
Announcing launch of one commercial vehicle every three days, Tata Motors is gearing up for the most aggressive marketing phase their CV business has ever undertaken. These new launches include totally new products along with new variants of existing models. All new vehicles adhere to the demands of customers in varied segments. The new variants will include launch of Ultra range of mid-weight trucks besides an enhanced range of Prima CVs.
May 27, 2015 – Daimler’s Commercial Vehicles Division keeps on Track for Growth in India
STUTTGART/CHENNAI — May 27, 2015: Less than three years after the market launch of the BharatBenz brand, Daimler’s commercial vehicles division in India is already heralding its next phase of growth. Today, Daimler Trucks and Buses is opening a new bus plant at its Chennai production facility in the south east of the country. The company also revealed its new buses and a heavy-duty truck to customers, business partners and representatives of the media.
“We have become firmly established in the Indian market with our BharatBenz brand, despite only operating in the market since 2012″ stressed Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the Daimler AG Board of Management responsible for Trucks and Buses. Sales of BharatBenz trucks in India rose 63 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015 alone.
Feb. 17, 2015 – Domestic demand for commercial vehicles to cross 10 lakh units mark by 2017
New Delhi: The commercial vehicles industry in India is quite dominating but it’s the inherent cyclicity that has prolonged more than usual, posing numerous challenges for the players in past few years. Despite these challenges, the commercial vehicles industry holds tremendous potential.