Truck & Bus News Releases

  • VDA/BVL Automotive Logistics Forum: Mastering Complexity

    Top-level event in Munich on 23 and 24 January 2013 The “Automotive Logistics Forum” organised by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and the German Logistics Association (BVL) will be held in Munich on 23 and 24 January 2013 with the slogan “Mastering Complexity.” The venue is the…

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  • Ford Atlas Concept: The Future of Pickups

    Ford Atlas Concept is the future vision for pickup trucks   Innovative design integrates capability and smart technologies to transform customer expectations of what Built Ford Tough® will look like in the future   Next-generation EcoBoost® – coupled with advanced engineering and design innovations – creates leading fuel efficiency and increased capability  …

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  • Toyota Releases New Images As Proace Launch Approaches

    Toyota has released a raft of new images of Proace, the new model that will return the company to the heart of the medium duty van market later this year. The pictures can be viewed and downloaded here  Proace has been developed in a new collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroën…

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  • Meritor WABCO Named Exclusive Service Brake Chamber Supplier for Daimler Trucks North America

    Meritor WABCO, a leader in providing efficient air system solutions for the commercial vehicle industry, announced that it has been named the standard position steer axle service brake chamber supplier for all Daimler Trucks North America air brake vehicles. “Our strength is in engineering parts for optimized performance,” said Jon…

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  • Business Secretary and industry leader make joint visit to Leyland Trucks

    Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable accompanied by Terry Scuoler, Chief Executive of the leading manufacturing industry body the EEF, got behind the wheel of the latest in truck technology during a fact-finding visit to Leyland Trucks today, Thursday 10th January 2013. Both toured the state-of-the-art assembly plant in Lancashire to…

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  • Eicher sells 4032 units in Dec 2012

    The following are the key highlights for Dec 2012: Impacted by the slowdown of the CV industry, Eicher branded trucks and buses have recorded sales of 4032 units in Dec 2012 which is 20% lower than Dec 2011 sales. The YTD 2012 calendar year sales of Eicher branded trucks and buses…

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  • Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles achieved new sales record in 2012 – Global deliveries rose to around 550,000 vehicles

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 550,400 vehicles worldwide in the 2012 fiscal year. With this, the brand, responsible for the business with light-weight commercial vehicles, people carriers, touring cars and pick-ups in the Volkswagen Group, can look back on a new peak year. “With the 2012 volume, our deliveries attained a…

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  • High-Strength Steels Help Create Tough New 2014 Silverado

    Adds structural strength without increasing weight on built-to-last full-size pickups Full-size pickups are unique. Their owners routinely use them in ways that would horrify most car owners.  They pull heavy trailers through the mountains, haul tools and supplies down washboard gravel roads, and slog through mud and muck on farms…

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  • Volkswagen seeks to conclude domination and profit and loss transfer agreement with MAN

    • Further step towards the creation of an integrated commercial vehicles group • Goal is to strengthen and simplify cooperation in the Commercial Vehicles business Volkswagen is seeking to conclude a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement with MAN SE and will start talks on this subject with MAN…

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  • Ram to Build Most Capable Trucks Ever

    Ram 3500 Heavy Duty’s maximum trailer weight of 30,000 pounds far surpasses closest competitor’s 23,100-pound max 850 lb.-ft. Cummins Turbo Diesel is tops for torque 37,600-pound Gross Combined Weight Rating leads all heavy-duty pickups Ram 2500 leads all ¾-ton pickups Ram Chassis Cab trucks also deliver best-in-class towing In the…

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  • Chrysler Canada: Cummins Builds Two-Millionth Ram Diesel for Chrysler Group

    Ram-Cummins partnership spans four decades Capability of current High-Output Cummins engine more than double that of original offering Canada’s best-selling and most durable diesel pickup delivers another impressive number. Cummins Inc. has produced its 2-millionth diesel engine for Ram Truck, highlighting the latest milestone in a storied partnership that spans…

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  • 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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