Truck & Bus News Releases

  • FHI announces production, Japan sales and export results for November 2013

    Production November 2013 Jan-Nov 2013 units 2013 vs 2012 units 2013 vs 2012 Domestic production *1 *2 57,731 111.9% 585,118 112.2% Overseas production *3 13,273 86.5% 159,073 92.1% Total 71,004 106.1% 744,191 107.2% *1 JAMA (Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association Inc.) report basis (CBU) *2 FHI ended mini vehicle production in…

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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 achieving, just weeks later,…

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  • Scania and GAZ Group deliver 120 buses to Moscow

    Scania is continuing to strengthen its position as a supplier of chassis to buses for Moscow’s public transport system in cooperation with Russia-based commercial vehicle manufacturer GAZ Group. In addition to 709 buses delivered to Mostransavto for operation in the Moscow region and Sochi, Scania and GAZ Group will now…

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  • Volvo: Truck deliveries in November 2013

    In November 12,332 Volvo trucks were delivered, an increase of 31% compared with the same month last year. In Europe 5,323 vehicles were delivered during November, up by 39% compared with November 2012. An extensive product renewal is under way with five new truck models; Volvo FH, Volvo FM, Volvo FMX,…

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  • Navistar reports fourth quarter results

    – Navistar reports net loss of $154 million on revenues of $2.8 billion – Operational performance in targeted range – Meets manufacturing cash guidance for fifth consecutive quarter – Finishes year with $330 million in structural cost savings – End-of-year order backlog up 26 percent versus fiscal year-end 2012 –…

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  • ZF Equips 172 City Buses in Hungary

    Driveline and chassis technology for new vehicles of public transport authorities in Budapest and Pécs State-of-the-art transmission systems and low-floor bus axles from ZF enhance comfort Improved maneuverability in city traffic thanks to pinpoint steering systems made by ZF Lenksysteme ZF’s advanced driveline and chassis technology and steering systems made…

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  • Automotive World publishes ‘Guide to the automotive world in 2014’

    AW's 'Guide to the automotive industry in 2014' features exclusive insight from the heads of OICA, ACEA, CLEPA, OESA and NADA

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  • Honda had highest fleet fuel economy and largest fuel economy gain among major full-line automakers for model year 2012 in new EPA report

    Report: “Of the makes with higher production, for the 11 manufacturers shown, Honda had the highest adjusted fuel economy at 27.2 mpg.” American Honda had the lowest fleet-average CO2 emissions among major full-line automakers for model year 2012 Exceeded the industry average of 23.6 mpg for all vehicles, by 12.7%. American…

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  • ACEA: Commercial vehicle registrations: -1.7% over over eleven; +8.9% in November

    In November, new registrations of commercial vehicles were up 8.9%, growing for the third consecutive month and totaling 152,439 units. All segments benefitted from the upturn. France was the only market to contract (-2.2%), while Italy (+1.1%), Germany (+10.0%), the UK (+22.8%) and Spain (+26.0%) performed better than in the…

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  • Large orders for 600 Mercedes-Benz trucks

    Daimler to supply Minas Gerais state government and Ouro Verde leasing business with 607 Mercedes-Benz trucks Economic efficiency and a wide variety of uses for infrastructure projects and in the fleet business convince government and private customers in Brazil The truck product range of Daimler in Brazil has again convinced…

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  • Volvo: UD Trucks delivers world’s first Quester units

    UD Trucks yesterday delivered the first units of Quester, its all-new heavy-duty truck range, designed specifically for growth markets in Asia and the rest of the world. Asia Group, the receiver of the first units, is in the concrete pile manufacturing business that demands for especially strong heavy-duty trucks, catering…

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  • Iveco at the first Great Rift Valley Transport Infrastructure Summit in Tanzania

    Iveco participated in the first “Great Rift Valley Transport Infrastructure Summit”, which took place in Dar es-Salaam, Tanzania, on December 4th and 5th 2013. The Summit was organised by Entico Events (a leading provider of global summits and strategic conferences) in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport in Tanzania. It…

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  • Volvo FH16 for Euro 6 arrives next spring

    Spring 2014 will see the launch of Volvo Trucks’ flagship model, the Volvo FH16, in Euro 6 configuration. With a new generation of 16-litre engines, it not only conforms to strict standards for low emissions, it also meets high expectations on performance and productivity from customers in the most demanding…

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