Dawn of a New Era: – Green(BSIV) HD Vehicles Are Finally Here

Dawn of a New Era: – Green(BSIV) HD Vehicles Are Finally Here After prolonged confusion the entire country shifted to BSIII norms on Oct 1, 2010. Same time saw a shift from BSIII to BSIV for 13 cities across country. Seven more cities Puducherry, Mathura, Vapi, Jamnagar, Ankleshwar, Hissar and Bharatpur were added to list in 2012 taking the total to 20 now. The Union government plans to progressively introduce BS (Bharat Stage)-IV compliant norms in 50 more cities by 2015. The shift from BSII to BSIII was very smooth and since then major volumes for any manufacturer are driven … Continue reading Dawn of a New Era: – Green(BSIV) HD Vehicles Are Finally Here

Commercial vehicles in Maharashtra to stop plying from July 17

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Commercial-vehicles-in-Maharashtra-to-stop-plying-from-July-17/articleshow/14914999.cms PUNE: All commercial vehicles in the state, including about 20,000 from Pune, will stop plying from July 17 to protest against the mandatory installation of speed governors.As many as 5,000 such vehicles in the state, including school buses, tempos, dumpers and tankers ferrying essentials such as milk, vegetables, diesel and petrol have currently stopped plying as they have been deemed ineligible for the fitness certificate given by theRegional Transport Officer (RTO) as they have not installed speed governors, said members of the Maharashtra Rajya Truck, Tempo, Tankers Bus Vahatuk Mahasangh and Poona District Motor Goods Transport Association at a news conference on Saturday. Ram … Continue reading Commercial vehicles in Maharashtra to stop plying from July 17

"Tag" Vs "Pusher" Axles – Excel’d

To understand the mechanism we need to understand the type of Axles:1) Tag Axle – A dead Axle situated behind the Drive Axle.2) Pusher Axle – A dead axle located immediately in front of a drive axle. In a 37T vehicle there are two options for fitting the axle. The vehicle can be fitted with “Tag” Axle as in the case of Tata 3723 or “Pusher” Axle (like in Tata 3118). “Tag” or “Pusher” Axles can be Fixed or Lift depending upon the Product Design.  Tata is providing “Lift Axle” in 31T & 37T which is outsourced from Hendrickson.    … Continue reading "Tag" Vs "Pusher" Axles – Excel’d

Business Line : Companies News : What a Bharat road-trip taught Daimler….

Business Line : Companies News : What a Bharat road-trip taught Daimler…. CHENNAI, JULY 11:  The tiny shacks and dusty dhabas along the country’s highways have provided Daimler the kind of fuel that rigorous factory testing cannot give. With just a few months to go for the big launch, the German truck maker got a pulse of its potential market as a convoy of six BharatBenz light and heavy duty trucks traversed 8,000 km along the Golden Quadrilateral, across 22 cities – reaching out to transporters, drivers and mechanics. The 73-day ‘Power Yatra’ began in mid-April from Chennai, across Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, … Continue reading Business Line : Companies News : What a Bharat road-trip taught Daimler….

Phoenix :- Rise From The Ashes

VE Commerical Vehicles the then Eicher Motors Limited Launched its first M&HCV in the form of 16 Tonner Jumbo 20.16 in 2002. http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2002-09-14/news/27349562_1_eicher-motors-hcv-segment-commercial-vehicleThe Launch was a huge success.Then there were turbulent times with ups and downs which finally saw the JV between EML & Volvo in 2008. JV was a major turnaround and the new products coming out of the factory are putting Market Leaders to shame. Below Photograph is self explanatory evidence of the Phoenix which has risen not from the ashes though but “Yes” from the highly turbulent times.     *Coincidental Click :- Seen in Pic is the … Continue reading Phoenix :- Rise From The Ashes

Tata Develops Commercial Vehicles to Fight New Rivals

http://blogs.wsj.com/drivers-seat/2012/07/13/tata-develops-commercial-vehicles-to-fight-new-rivals/ Getty Images Tata commercial-vehicle plant in Pimpri, India. NEW DELHI — Tata Motors Ltd., India’s largest auto maker by revenue, is developing a new range of fuel-efficient trucks and buses to keep its leadership of the commercial vehicle market in India where it expects the entry of several auto makers to challenge its domination in the coming years, its chairman said. “In the coming years, Tata Motors’ predominance in commercial vehicles will be challenged by the entry of international brands like Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Navistar which have all entered, or are in the process of entering India,” Ratan Tata … Continue reading Tata Develops Commercial Vehicles to Fight New Rivals

Daimler to Roll Out New Products in India

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/362692/20120713/daimler-india-commercial-vehicles-new-products-ag.htm Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd (DICV), a 100 per cent subsidiary of Germany-basedDaimler AG, plans to roll out 17 new products in 18 months in India. According to VRV Sriprasad, Vice-President – Marketing and Sales, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, the company has proposed to roll out 17 new products in light and heavy duty categories in the next 18 months in the range of 9-31 tonnes to makes its presence felt across the country. Elaborating on the product portfolio, Sriprasad said a 31-tonner GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) with 230HP would be launched this year and a 12-tonner (range of trucks) by December. He … Continue reading Daimler to Roll Out New Products in India

Truck Rentals Continue to Decline

The impact of 5% excise duty increase in the last Union Budget and 8-11% drop in truck freight rates in April-June’12 period turned out to be a double-whammy for truck sales as volumes plunged by 17.9% for M&HCV goods segment for the quarter as against the same period last year, while multi-axle truck sales were down by 27.5% and tractor trailer sales slid by 22.4%. LCV goods segment grew at 20.1% during April-June’12. We are downward revising our earlier assessment of a flattish growth in the M&HCV goods segment to 10-11% de-growth in FY13E, given the drop in freight availability … Continue reading Truck Rentals Continue to Decline

Tata Motors June sales at 64,341 nos.

Tata Motors June sales at 64,341 nos. Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in June 2012 were 64,341 vehicles, lower by 3%, over June 2011. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for June 2012 were 58,270 nos., lower by 5%, over 61,266 nos., sold in June last year.Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 188,774 nos., lower by 2%, over 193,039 nos., sold last year.Commercial VehiclesThe company’s sales of commercial vehicles in June 2012 in the domestic market were 41,026 nos., a 4% growth, compared to … Continue reading Tata Motors June sales at 64,341 nos.

Offence and Penal Sections – CMVR & DMVR

Offence and Penal Sections S.No. Offence description Penal section Amount 1 No Overtaking 6RR/177MVA Rs. 100 2 Driver without Uniform DMVR7/177MVA Rs. 100 3 Smoking by Driver/Conductor DMVR11.2/177MVA Rs. 100 4 Misbehavior by TSR/TAXI Driver DMVR11.3/177MVA Rs. 100 5 Overcharging By TSR \Taxi DMVR11.8/177MVA Rs. 100 6 Refusal by TSR/TAXI Driver DMVR11.9/177MVA Rs. 100 7 Park\Wait in Bus lane\Bus Stand RRR15(2)/177MVA Rs. 100 8 Open Dala RRR16.1\177MVA Rs. 100 9 One way Violation RRR17(1)/177MVA Rs. 100 10 Violation of Yellow line 18(||)RRR119/177MVA Rs. 100 11 Yellow line Violation RRR18.2MVA Rs. 100 12 IN Case of Bus/HTVs 62/192A MVA To Court … Continue reading Offence and Penal Sections – CMVR & DMVR