Truck & Bus News Releases

  • Sales results France – May 2013

    On an aggregate basis through end-May, the Renault group increased its share of the passenger car (PC) market 0.7 points year on year for a 23.2% share. The Renault group took a 21.8% share (-2.3 points) of the PC and light commercial vehicle (LCV) market, which continued to fall (-10.5%).…

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  • Tata Motors May sales at 49,304 nos.

    Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in May 2013 were 49,304 vehicles. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for May 2013 were 45,430 nos. Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal were 1,00,464 nos. Commercial Vehicles The

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  • GAZ Group launches the development of new gas engines for commercial vehicles at its Yaroslavl Motor Plant

    GAZ Group’s Yaroslavl motor Plant “Avtodiesel” has entered into agreement with Westport, the leading international manufacturer of automotive gas-fuel systems and components, for the development of new compressed natural gas engines for CNG commercial, road construction and agro vehicles. The Euro-4 and Euro-5 gas engine line is developed on the…

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  • Navistar’s Bill Osborne to lead global quality

    Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced it has appointed Bill Osborne as senior vice president of global quality. Osborne, 53, most recently served as senior vice president of Navistar’s specialty business, including Navistar RV. Osborne spent 20 years of his career at Ford Motor Company serving in a number…

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  • ACEA: Commercial Vehicle registrations: -7.6% over four months; +3.6% in April

    In April, registrations of new commercial vehicles increased (+3.6%) for the first time since December 2011, mainly sustained by demand for new vans (+5.8%). This year, the EU counted on average two more working days compared to the same month in 2012. In absolute figures, the total number of registrations…

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  • Volvo Trucks presents its Euro 6 offer

    Volvo Trucks has introduced new trucks with Euro 6 engines ranging from the smallest medium-duty 5-litre engine to the heavy-duty 13-litre variant. Starting in spring 2014, Volvo trucks will also be available with a 16-litre Euro 6 engine and with the I-Torque driveline for the 13-litre engine. “Total fuel economy…

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  • SMMT: £12 million boost for UK bus sector

    Government has announced £12 million funding for 213 new low carbon buses to cut carbon emissions, encourage economic growth and provide better services for passengers. The move will come as a welcome boost to the UK bus sector where registrations are down almost 30% versus a strong 2012. Bus passengers…

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  • Volvo Buses at the 2013 UITP Congress: New plug-in hybrid and innovative software solution that automatically adapts the drive to the route

    The global community for public transport gathers at the 2013 UITP Congress in Geneva today – with Volvo Buses presenting news that strengthens the company’s position as the global partner for sustainable transport. On top of displaying a ground-breaking plug-in hybrid that reduces fuel consumption with 75 percent compared to…

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  • JAC Commercial Vehicles Achieves Record Export by the End of April 2013

    In May 2013, JAC released the export data for April. JAC exported 3887 units’ commercial vehicles in April 2013, creating a new record in history. And from January to April, the accumulative sales of JAC commercial vehicles have broken through 10000 units which have fulfilled 40.54% of the annual sales…

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  • In sight: Daimler Trucks is gearing for significant growth in Asia

    Activities of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) are grouped under the umbrella of “Daimler Trucks Asia” Combined annual sales target of MFTBC and DICV to 290,000 sold units until the year 2020 From now on production of five new FUSO truck models…

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  • Nissan and DFAC gear up for the new generation medium duty truck

    Building on their ten-year partnership, Nissan and Dongfeng Motor group will expand the Light Commercial Vehicles business in China. Nissan is partnering with Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd. (DFAC) to develop the new- generation, medium duty truck to be produced at the Avila plant (Spain). Start of production for the new…

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  • Commercial Vehicle Group announces new chief executive officer

    Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGI), a leading supplier of fully integrated system solutions for the global commercial vehicle market, today announced that Richard P. “Rich” Lavin has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 28, 2013.  In addition, Mr. Lavin will be appointed as a member of…

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  • Commercial Vehicle Group Edgewood, Iowa plant awarded Caterpillar platinum quality supplier status

    Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGI) a leading supplier of fully-integrated system solutions for the global commercial vehicle market, announced today that its Electrical Systems facility in Edgewood, Iowa has achieved Platinum status for the second year in a row in accordance with Caterpillar Inc.’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP).…

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