04 April 2020

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The Mahindra Truck and Bus Division (MTBD), part of the $17.8 billion Mahindra Group, announced the launch of ‘BLAZO’ — a new heavy commercial truck series.The ‘BLAZO’ series includes vehicles for haulage, tractor and tipper applications, and is equipped with ‘FUELSMART’ technology which is claimed to be one of the differentiators of this truck range, and its highlight is the introduction of a CRDe engine with multi-drive mode features, as seen on cars.The multimode feature will have three modes — Turbo, Heavy and Light — which can be switched by the driver as per the load and road conditions.




Eicher Trucks & Buses — the Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles brand introduced Advanced Fuel Combustion (AFC) engine technology and HexaDrive-enabled Eicher Pro 1000 series range. Eicher unveiled the technology in Pro 1110 (12T GVW) & Pro 1110XP (13T GVW) vehicles. Eicher Pro 1110 & Pro 1110XP equipped with AFC Technology and Hexadrive offer a higher engine power of 115HP with 400Nm torque in BS3 series and 120HP engine power with 400Nm torque in BSIV series.

Designed with a philosophy of delivering "Higher Vehicle Lifetime Profitability" to end customer, these new age technologies introduced to the existing Pro series products will offer not just better fuel economy but also faster turnaround time to the fleet owners. The technology features the next generation 6 speed overdrive gear box transmission that provides higher torque at wheel and optimised gear ratios that delivers higher fuel efficiency at higher speeds.



Tata Motors today launched its next-generation 'Ultra' range of light commercial vehicle (LCV) in Kenya.

Tata Ultra range, termed the business utility vehicle, can cater to payloads ranging from 4-11 tonnes and engine capacities from 125-180 HP.The new vehicle is a result of extensive feedback from customers and intense study on the lives of drivers to better understand their expectations, and is designed to fast track their businesses with superior all-round performance. As a major player, Tata Motors is committed to shaping the industry in Kenya with latest global technologies.




Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced that its total truck exports from India crossed 5,000 mark. This milestone has been achieved in less than three years after the start of exports in 2013. While DICV has been selling Orgadam-built BharatBenz trucks and buses in the domestic market, it has also been exporting India-built trucks under Fuso brand to Asian and African markets. Beyond completely built trucks and parts, DICV has already exported several hundred bus chassis produced at its bus plant, located next to the truck plant on the premises of DICV’s manufacturing complex in Oragadam near Chennai. The company has also been supplying vehicle kits to Kenya for local assembly by a Fuso partner since March 2016 - starting with one 25 tonne truck model, further vehicles from the new robust Fuso range will be added subsequently. The Fuso range of vehicles currently features four medium-duty (9-16 tonnes) trucks and twelve heavy-duty (16-49 tonnes) trucks, which are developed and rigorously tested to meet the diverse requirements of the target markets.The number of markets served includes more than 20 countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. More than 10 further markets will be added in the course of this year, Kuwait and Peru were launched recently.




The Liebherr Group stated that its 2015 results has a total turnover of €9.2 billion (US $10.3 billion) - an increase of €414 million ($465 million) or 4.7 percent on the previous period - which is the highest figure in Liebherr’s history. Liebherr posted a rise in turnover of €330 million ($371 million) or 6.2 % to €5.6 billion ($6.3 billion) in the construction machinery and mining equipment, including the earthmoving, mining, mobile cranes, tower cranes and concrete technology divisions.The mobile cranes division increased by 8.4 % to €2.2 billion ($ billion) for 2015, tower cranes is up 6.3 % to €440 million ($494 million) and maritime cranes fell 2.4 % to €964 million ($1 billion).Liebherr’s workforce has grown to 41,545 people, which is 706 (or 1.7 %) more than at the end of 2014.The Group has invested a total of €751 million ($843 million) in its production facilities and in the international sales and service network. The company said that they expect the turnover for 2016 to be at the previous year’s level. There will again be a slight increase in the numbers of employees at Liebherr.




Terex India, the Indian-arm of Terex Corporation, a global manufacturer of lifting and material handling solutions, is planning a major push into the tracked excavator segment. The company is present in the segment with products ranging from operating weight of 2 tonnes to 12 tonnes. In India, Terex is present with Backhoe Loaders, Skid Steer Loaders, Wheel Loaders, Compaction Rollers, Site Dumpers in the construction sector.Terex currently has three manufacturing facilities in India in Hosur, Noida and Pune. It also has an R&D centre in Bangalore which has over 150 employees.

Terex expects states like Bihar, MP, Rajasthan, Odisha, UP to add up to the sales due to infrastructure development push in these states.

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