Truck & Bus News Releases

  • Q3 was tough but Ashok Leyland optimistic about Q4

    The continuing slowdown in the Commercial Vehicle business and a YOY drop of 32% in Total Industry Volume (TIV) in Q3 reflected in Ashok Leyland’s performance with Company revenue for the quarter closing at Rs.1,953 crores (Rs. 2,406 crores same period last year) with a net loss (PAT) of Rs.…

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  • Mack Donates MACK® Granite® Concrete Mixer to Ninth Annual Concrete Industry Management Auction

    Mack Trucks donated a 2014 MACK® Granite® Axle Forward model to the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Auction taking place today during the 2014 World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center. CIM awards students with a four-year bachelor’s degree in Concrete Industry Management. Mounted with a McNeilus Co. 11…

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  • Navistar releases first international Durastar vehicles to market with Cummins ISB engines

    Navistar, Inc. announced today that it has started customer shipments of its first International® DuraStar® vehicles with the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine. The first units were released from the company’s Escobedo, Mexico assembly plant. “The addition of the ISB to our portfolio in early September was the driving factor in…

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  • Mack Adds Air Disc Brakes to Vocational Truck Lineup

    Work truck customers looking for superior stopping performance in harsh conditions and duty cycles can now order Meritor EX+ Air Disc Brakes for their MACK® Granite®, TerraPro™ and Titan by Mack models. Mack introduced the air disc brakes offering across its vocational lineup today at the 2014 World of Concrete…

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  • Toyota launches fully redesigned ‘Voxy’ and ‘Noah’ minivans in Japan

    Toyota Motor Corporation announces today the Japanwide launch of the completely redesigned “Voxy” minivan through “Netz” dealers, and the completely redesigned “Noah” minivan through “Toyota Corolla” dealers, with a hybrid model scheduled for release on February 14. The completely redesigned Voxy and Noah are next-generation spacious minivans that provide the…

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  • Scania delivered 108 Ecolution by Scania trucks to Central Europe

    Solution for lower fuel consumption and thereby reduced carbon footprint Czech-based HOPI, a major logistics company in Central Europe, has renewed its fleet with 108 Scania trucks. The new Scania Streamline trucks are being delivered according to the Ecolution by Scania product and service solution for lower fuel consumption and…

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  • Allison Transmission opens new facility in the Netherlands

    Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) this week opened a new multi-purpose facility in the Netherlands to better serve its customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Located in Sliedrecht, the 34,000 sq. ft. (3,171 sq. m.) building centralizes the company’s parts distribution, product customization and customer training functions for the region. “This facility further…

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  • Hino Motors and Scuderi group sign consortium development agreement

    Scuderi Group, Inc., developers of the SCUDERI™ Split-Cycle Engine, today announced that Hino Motors, Ltd. has officially signed as a Participant in its Scuderi Split-Cycle (SSC) Engine Consortium.  The SSC Engine Consortium is a cooperative research group of participants engaged in the development of pre-competitive SSC engine technology.   The…

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  • Daimler to invest about €190 million in van plant in Vitoria, Spain

    Money to be invested in body shop, paint shop, and assembly units Vitoria plant prepares to produce new generation of medium-size vans Volker Mornhinweg: “With the investment of approximately €190 million we are strengthening our Vitoria facility and making it fit for the future.” In one of the biggest single…

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  • World Premiere of all-new Subaru “WRX STI” at 2014 NAIAS

    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, has just unveiled the all-new WRX STI (US specifications) at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) currently being held in Detroit, Michigan. As the top grade model of the WRX series, the new WRX STI embodies at an…

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  • Navistar launches truck configurators for international Prostar, Durastar and Terrastar models

    Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced the availability of its new, re-designed online truck configurators for International® ProStar®, DuraStar®,  and TerraStar® models on Internationaltrucks.com.  The configurators allow customers to virtually design, build and customize their International Truck’s cab, exterior, interior, powertrain and more. “We know that an increasing number…

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  • Scania to deliver a record 1,500 trucks in the UK

    British transport companies Eddie Stobart and A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products have ordered 1,500 Scania Euro 6 trucks in the largest single order for vehicles to date in the UK. The order, which will be filled over two years, follows a new joint-procurement agreement between Scania and the two companies. The…

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  • GM applying more patented technologies to cars and trucks

    A patent for an industry-first aluminum welding process used on the 2014 Corvette Stingray is one example of how General Motors is driving more of its inventions into making and equipping cars and trucks on the road. Another industry first – the use of a lightweight shape memory alloy wire instead of a…

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