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….