Truck & Bus News Releases

  • Kristian Hedberg, Head of Unit, Land Transport Policy, European Commission to provide keynote at Automotive Megatrends Europe 2014

    Kristian Hedberg, Head of Unit, Land Transport Policy, European Commission, will deliver the Commercial Vehicle day keynote address at Automotive Megatrends Europe 2014. Kristian Hedberg has been in his current role as Head of the Land Transport Unit, DG Mobility and Transport since January 2012, and has enjoyed extensive and…

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  • Hörmann switches entire fleet to Setra buses

    Augsburg-based operator takes delivery of nine touring coaches of the brand from Ulm Three double-decker buses with panoramic glass sunroof and galley Another five ComfortClass 500 touring coaches for tourist travel and long-distance passenger transport Hörmann-Reisen operating the first S 516 HDs with rear entrance Hörmann-Reisen GmbH has switched its entire fleet of…

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  • SMMT: CV manufacturing down 23% in first half of year

    Commercial vehicle production continued to decline in June, reflecting 2013 structural changes. Volumes fell 25.4% in June and 23% over the first half of the year, with production for both home and export markets affected. Output expected to stabilise in second half of the year. “UK commercial vehicle manufacturing figures…

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  • JAC Motors signed 5239 units heavy-duty trucks procurement contract with Venezuela

    On July 21st 2014 (Venezuela local time), Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the Closing Ceremony of the 13th Meeting of the China-Venezuela High-level Mixed Committee. During the period of closing ceremony, JAC Motor (Hong Kong) Limited Company signed the 5329 units’ heavy-duty trucks procurement contract with Venezuela Ministry of Transportation…

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  • FUSO wins 242 truck orders from LBC Express in the Philippines

    Philippines’ largest courier company LBC Express renews truck fleet with 242 Canter light-duty trucks Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced  it has won 242 truck orders from LBC Express, the largest courier company in the Philippines. Manufactured at MFTBC’s Kawasaki…

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  • New Kenworth T880s bring home 10 percent fuel economy boost for Blacklidge Emulsions

    With a patent-protected product and nationwide licensing agreements, Blacklidge Emulsions is sitting pretty. The company’s unique emulsion product has revolutionized the paving industry as transportation departments around the country spec Blacklidge’s Trackless Track™. After a paving firm grinds off an existing pavement layer, Trackless Track is sprayed on the remaining…

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  • A. Ramasubramanian, President, AMW Motors LTD, confirmed for Automotive Megatrends India 2015

    A. Ramasubramanian, President, AMW Motors LTD, has been confirmed as a panelist in the Big Picture Panel Discussion on Day 1 at Automotive Megatrends India 2015. Mr A. Ramasubramanian is President of Asia Motor Works Limited, guiding the performance and growth of the organisation in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle segment.…

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  • UD Trucks deliveries in Q2 2014

    In the second quarter of 2014, UD Trucks deliveries increased by 14.1% on a year-on-year basis. The highest growth of units was in Asia with 417 units or 12.5%. Meanwhile, a sharp decrease happened in North America due to a combination of factors that include the continued declining of the…

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  • Tata Motors appoints TML TRUCK RUS as new distributor in Russia

    Tata Motors, India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer announced the appointment of LLC ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ (Russia), as the official distributor of Tata Motors’ commercial vehicles in the Russian Federation. As official distributor ‘TML TRUCK RUS’, will work towards establishing the Tata Motors brand in the Russian Federation, ensuring the highest…

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  • Allison Transmission unveils integrated stop-start technology for ultra-low carbon powertrain program

    Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. today announced new integrated stop-start technology in conjunction with Project ETHOS, an ultra-low carbon powertrain program created by Cummins Inc. to demonstrate the potential of alternative fuels for carbon dioxide (CO2) reductions in medium-duty commercial vehicles “As a company, we certainly pride ourselves on being a…

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  • Volvo Buses and ABB in electro mobility cooperation

    Volvo Buses and ABB have signed a partnership agreement regarding automatic e-bus chargers for electric-hybrid and full-electric Volvo buses. The cooperation enables the companies to deliver complete electrified bus solutions to cities. Under the global partnership agreement, Volvo Buses will supply electric-hybrid buses and full-electric buses. ABB will supply standard-based…

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  • Volvo Group ordered by US Court to pay penalties in engine emission case

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled that the Volvo Group should pay penalties and interest of approximately SEK 508 million following a dispute between the Volvo Group and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding emission compliance of diesel engines. The Court of…

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  • JAC heavy duty truck has achieved overseas mass assembly first time

    One after one JAC heavy duty truck is rolling of the Venezuela APL Corp’s production line successfully.   This is the first JAC overseas heavy-duty truck production base and APL Corp’s production line can be readjusted to produce heavy and light-duty truck models.   Since last year, Venezuela APL Corp…

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