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India: Ashok Leyland announces country’s first MPFI CNG bus engine

Ashok Leyland has announced what it claims is the first one-litre-per-cylinder six-cylinder CNG engine for buses employing Multi Point Fuel Injection (MPFI) to be developed in India. The 181hp (135kW) 5.7-litre turbocharged inter-cooled W06DTI ‘H’ Series engine meets Euro 4 emission standards, ahead of the mandate in India, the OEM states.

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France: New Peugeot Partner and Citroen Berlingo delivery vans

PSA Peugeot Citroen has announced all-new versions of the Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner (Peugeot Ranch in Italy) delivery vans. They will supplement the 1996-to-present shape Partner/Ranch and Berlingo, which are to continue in production, renamed ‘Partner Origin’ and ‘Berlingo

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Denmark: Scania receives order for 193 trucks

The Danish dairy products group Arla Foods has ordered 193 trucks from Scania, including both tractor units and distribution trucks for its operations in Sweden, Denmark and the United Kingdom, the OEM has announced. The trucks will be used both for distribution services in urban environments and for long-haul transport between

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Australia: Adelaide Council launches solar-powered bus

The Adelaide City Council in South Australia claims to have introduced the world’s first bus powered by solar energy. The vehicle, named the Tindo (a Kaurna Aboriginal word for sun), is made by New Zealand firm Designline International. A solar photovoltaic (PV)

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Germany: ZF Intarder turns 15

ZF celebrated the 15th anniversary of its integrated transmission brake for commercial vehicles and coaches in late December 2007. The company launched production of its first integrated retarder in 1992, which was taken up by the likes of MAN,

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