Truck & Bus News Releases

  • VDA’S Wissmann: IAA Commercial Vehicles – the leading trade fair for decision-makers

    Largest mobility trade fair is even more international – 2,066 exhibitors from 45 countries with 322 Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the IAA final press conference on Thursday, 2 October 2014, at 11.30 h in the Convention Center, Hannover…

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  • Peterbilt offers improved fuel efficiency, reduced maintenance with Dana Spicer Advantek 40 Tandem Axle

    Delivering improved fuel economy, reduced maintenance and lower weight, the Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem drive axle is now available for all Peterbilt heavy-duty truck models, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. The efficient axle design with AdvanTEK gearing and optimized integration with Peterbilt’s chassis can improve fuel efficiency by up…

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  • Eicher sells 3176 units in Sep 2014

    The following are the key highlights for Sep 2014 Eicher branded trucks and buses have recorded sales of 3176 units in Sep 2014 as compared to 2847 units in Sep 2013, representing a growth of 11.6%. In the domestic CV Market ( 5T and Above), Eicher trucks and buses have…

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  • TÜV Report 2014: MAN retains the top spot

    The most reliable brand for trucks over 7.5 tons In the 2014 TÜV report for commercial vehicles (TÜV Report Nutzfahrzeuge 2014), MAN impresses once again, and is the truck manufacturer with the highest number of vehicles passing TÜV inspection with no defects for the third year in a row. This…

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  • Fleet Van Awards 2014: Fiat Professional named “Van Fleet Manufacturer of the Year”

    At the 2014 edition of the “Fleet Van Awards” the judges reward Fiat Professional for their “incredible commitment to fleet customers and its willingness to engage and act on fleet managers’ views”. According to the panel, Fiat Professional is “the benchmark by which to rate all van manufacturers”. For the…

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  • Russia’s GAZ Group launches production of GAZelle NEXT in Turkey

    GAZ Group, part of Russia’s largest diversified industrial group Basic Element, and Turkish company Mersa Otomotiv announce start of production and start of sales of Euro-5 GAZelle NEXT vehicles in Turkey. This is the first series assembly operations of Russian Euro-5 light commercial vehicle’s abroad. The new vehicle was presented…

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  • Monopoly based in St Petersburg orders 700 DAF trucks

    Monopoly, one of Russia’s largest companies specialized in transportation of conditioned food products, will acquire 700 new DAF XF trucks to expand its fleet. The order was signed at the IAA exhibition in Hanover by Ilya Dmitriev and Maxim Onyfrienko – Monopoly directors -, Marcel Verbeeten – general director of…

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  • The future of distribution until 2025 discussed during CECRA’s European Truck Dealer’s Day

    The European Council for Motor Trade and Repairs (CECRA), is happy with the second edition of its Truck Dealer’s Day, organised in Brussels on 24 September. The conference, featuring ‘the future of distribution’ as a central theme, turned out to be an interesting event with a high number of participants…

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  • Scania Group and GAZ Group signed partnership agreement

    Scania Group, one of the leading OEM’s manufacturing heavy-duty trucks, buses and engines, and GAZ Group, part of one of the major Russian diversified industrial groups – Basic Element, signed a partnership agreement within the framework of the IAA International Transportation and Logistics Show, Hannover, Germany. According to the document,…

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  • VDA: Commercial vehicle industry wishes to use long trucks for reducing CO2

    Saving up to 25 per cent in CO2 and fuel consumption “Long trucks are an especially important instrument in achieving the EU’s climate goals in road freight transport,” said Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover. Wissmann…

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  • Long-distance transport of the future: IAA premiere of the MAN TGX hybrid concept

    Major potential for CO2 savings in long-distance transport Hybrid drives in commercial vehicles will be part of the drive concept of the future in all areas of application. However, different hybrid concepts are required in light of the very different drive requirements for buses and trucks in city and long-distance…

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  • MAN backs gas: premiere of the TGM CNG

    Fuel costs decrease by up to 35 percent As a resource-conserving, less harmful fuel with low CO2 emissions, natural gas is becoming increasingly important. Forecasts indicate that 65 million gas-powered vehicles will be on the roads in 2020. The infrastructure of filling stations is also developing, with some 3000 filling…

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  • Mitsubishi Fuso starts delivery of light-duty trucks to UD Trucks for sale in Japan

    Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced it has started delivery of its light-duty trucks to UD Trucks Corporation (UD Trucks) for sale in Japan. The official contract had been finalized on June 25, 2014, regarding MFTBC’s OEM (original equipment manufacturer) supply…

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