Truck & Bus News Releases

  • JAC Lays the Cornerstone of the Largest Service Center in Middle East

    On 27th December, JAC laid the cornerstone of the third JAC service center in Arabic capital- Riyadh, which covers the area of 8000 square meters and it will be the largest service center in Middle East. JAC International general manager Mr. Se Cairong, JAC distributor national director of operations Mr. Ali…

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  • JAC Makes Big Leap into South American Market In 2012

    2012 saw a bumper harvest for JAC’s South America operations. According to statistics, in the first 11 months alone, JAC exported nearly 51,000 units in total and is expected to export nearly 55,000 units throughout the year, of which nearly 30,000 units were exported to the South American market (making…

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  • Automaker JAC targets African market

    JAC first entered African market when it delivered a batch of light-duty trucks to Algeria in 2001. By now. JAC has entered African market for 11 years. Nearly 50,000 JAC vehicles have been sold in Africa in the past 11 years. In 2012 about 13,000 units have been brought into…

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  • 2012 is a bumper year for UK bus and coach market

    The total UK bus and coach market rose 34.2% to 8,102 units in 2012, ending the year on a high. 2012 was a positive year for the overall bus and coach market, with significant growth posted across the sector Registrations of purpose-built buses and coaches climbed 12.4% in the year,…

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  • UK: Tough year for commercial vehicles sees market fall 5.9%

    Commercial vehicle registrations down 5.9% in 2012 to 285,343 units, December declines 15.8% to 19,384. Truck registrations grow in 2012 up 6.4% to 45,702 units, but down 22.4% in the month to 3,579 units. Van registrations down 7.9% for the January-December period to 239,641 December declines 14.2%. “While 2012 has…

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  • Volvo Trucks opens new truck centre in Montenegro

    Volvo Trucks is strengthening its presence in the Western Balkans with a new truck centre in Montenegro “This new Volvo truck centre in Bandići in Montenegro represents another important step towards increasing our presence in the Western Balkans and moving closer to our customers in the region,” said Johan Björnör,…

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  • Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2013

    Meritor, Inc. will host a telephone conference call and webcast to discuss the company’s first-quarter results for fiscal year 2013 on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at 9 a.m. (ET).   To participate, call (617) 213-4847 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference participant pass code…

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  • GM Offering Standard Maintenance to Fleet Buyers

    Industry-first business choice program includes oil changes and more General Motors Fleet and Commercial Sales announced today that the GM Business Choice program, designed specifically for business customers, now includes an industry-first two-year, 30,000-mile Business Maintenance Plan, in addition to a cash allowance for vehicle accessories or upfits. GM is…

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  • Sales results France: 2012: a transition year for the Renault group

    The Renault group had uneven results in a historically weak market. Renault brand LCV sales were good, but PC sales were down due to the aging range, which is now being renewed. Dacia sales grew once again, with a PC market share up 0.2 points to 4.3%. PC + LCV…

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  • Ashok Leyland manufacturing units bag National Energy Conservation Awards 2012

    Two manufacturing units of Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship, have won the most prestigious National Energy Conservation Awards 2012. Ashok Leyland’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) and Alwar (Rajasthan) have been awarded by the Ministry of Power, Government of India for implementing various energy conservation initiatives. Mr. Alok…

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  • Daimler Trucks demonstrates its ability to deal with crises

    Sales up significantly despite sharp differences among market Product offensive continues Business picking up in Russia, India, and China Market conditions will remain challenging in 2013 Daimler Trucks believes it has a good chance in 2013 of building on the sales success achieved in 2012. This expectation is based on…

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  • GAZ Group and FinnvedenBulten sign JV agreement

    GAZ Group, a part of Russia’s biggest business group Basic Element, and Bulten, Swedish manufacturer of fasteners, a part of FinnvedenBulten international industrial group, have announced signing a joint-venture agreement to manufacture fasteners at GAZ. FinnvedenBulten thereby establishes its first production facility in Russia, which will also become the first …

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  • Stars and diamonds over Russia: Daimler shines in Europe’s booming growth market with Mercedes-Benz and Fuso trucks

    Daimler is driving forward with two-digit growth rates in its Mercedes-Benz truck sales in the premium segment in Russia, and is additionally doubling its sales of the Fuso light duty trucks in the country Daimler Trucks has expanded its strategic partnership with Kamaz and is tapping into the promising “modern…

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