Truck & Bus News Releases

  • DAF Is Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

    Following a rigorous selection process and for the second year running DAF Trucks has been recognised by the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) and City & Guilds as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer. The award was announced at The Skills Show at Birmingham’s NEC last week at which DAF Trucks was…

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  • Conecto Articulated Buses On The Streets Of Warsaw For The First Time: 60 Mercedes-Benz Conecto Buses For Poland’s Capital

    It’s already a familiar sight on the streets of Istanbul, Bucharest and Szeged, and now it’s coming to Warsaw. Since the Mercedes-Benz Conecto first went into production in 2007, it has become a firm favourite among bus operators in eastern Europe and Turkey. On 19 November this year, the first…

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  • The Elite And Energy Saving JAC Heavy Truck Will Unveil In Auto Guangzhou 2012

    On November 22th, 2012, the 10th Guangzhou Iinternational Auto Show will hold as a competitive stage for all the quality brands. In the “massive pressure” fierce competition, with its transcendent qualityy and high-tech essence, JAC heavy-duty truck breakthrough numerous giant heavy truck brands and become a dazzling quality star. For…

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  • DMAX Builds 1,500,000th Duramax Diesel Engine

    General Motors announced today the production of its 1,500,000th Duramax 6.6L diesel engine at its DMAX Ltd. Joint venture with Isuzu Motors Ltd.   DMAX Ltd, a joint venture between GM and Isuzu Motors Ltd., was established in 1998.  GM introduced the Duramax diesel in the United States in its 2001…

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  • Volvo Truck Deliveries In October 2012

    Deliveries of Volvo branded trucks in October decreased by 10% to 10,051 vehicles compared with the same month last year. In Europe, deliveries decreased by 6% to 4,350 trucks in total compared to October last year. The current slowdown in economic activity and uncertainty about the future business climate in…

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  • Daimler Trucks And Kamaz Intensify Partnership By Signing Contract Covering The Supply Of Commercial Vehicle Components

    As part of their strategic partnership, Daimler’s commercial vehicle division and Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz have signed a contract covering the supply of engines and axles for the Russian company’s trucks and buses. As a result, Kamaz will now receive OM 457 truck diesel engines and M 906 bus natural…

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  • Scania To Supply Engines For Aircraft Towing Vehicles

    Scania has signed an agreement to deliver up to 3,000 Tier 4i emission-compliant engines for aircraft dispatch towing and pushback vehicles.  Designed and developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the pushback tractor TaxiBot will be manufactured by TLD in France, an airport ground support equipment (GSE) specialist. The pushback tractors…

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  • Navistar’s First International ProStar+ With Cummins ISX15 (SCR) Rolls Off Production Line

    Navistar International Corporation announced today that the first International® ProStar®+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system rolled off the production line this week at the company’s Escobedo, Mexico plant. “This is a great accomplishment for Navistar and an important milestone…

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  • Tata Motors Group global wholesales grows by 6%

    The Tata Motors Group global wholesales, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 100,660 nos., in October 2012, higher by 6% over October 2011. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 679,051, higher by 7%, compared to the corresponding period in 2011-12. Global wholesales of all commercial vehicles – Tata, Tata Daewoo and…

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  • Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Deliveries Up By Five Percent Worldwide In October

    From January to October, the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Brand delivered 455,400 urban delivery vehicles, transporters and pickups to customers all over the world. Compared to the corresponding period last year (January – October 2011: 433,700) this represents an increase of five percent. Amarok deliveries achieved 22.5 percent growth, to 66,500…

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  • Eicher Sells 3,945 units in October 2012

     The following are the key highlights for October 2012   For the month of October, Eicher branded trucks and buses have recorded sales of 3,945 units which is 6.2% lower than Oct 2011 sales. The YTD 2012 sales of Eicher branded trucks and buses stand at 40,665 units as compared to…

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  • Meritor Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Results. Company Achieves Margin Expansion Year-Over-Year Despite Revenue Headwinds

    Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2012. Fourth-Quarter Highlights Sales were $986 million, down $231 million or 19 percent, from the same period last year. Net income on a GAAP basis was $5 million or $0.05 per…

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  • Navistar Mobilizes Dealer Network To Aid East Coast Fleets

    Navistar International Corporation has initiated Operation Assist, a disaster relief program put into effect to help in Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts on the East Coast to get International Truck customers back in business as soon as possible. Through Operation Assist, Navistar is coordinating with its International Truck North American dealer…

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