Truck & Bus News Releases

  • Jiangling: Advanced Technology, Win the Future- First Brand New Ford New Generation Transit Rolling Offline

    A brand new Ford New Generation Transit rolled offline officially in Nanchang. The new vehicle, carrying over Ford Transit international brand and global honor, will surprise the market with a series of new improvements on power, space, interior and emission based on the actual market demands in China. In the offline…

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  • Kenworth and PACCAR Financial Offer Class 8 Extended Warranty Program

    Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial are offering an Extended Warranty Program for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks financed through PACCAR Financial. Under the program, which is good through March 31, 2014, Kenworth customers may receive a 3-year / 300,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty by…

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  • Fuel cell buses with hybrid technology provide shuttle service at Davos

    Electric, quiet, pollutant-free – PostAuto Schweiz AG provides two Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid vehicles Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid Two Mercedes‑Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid buses with fuel cell technology will be providing both shuttle and regular services from 23 to 27 January 2013 at the prestigious “World Economic Forum” in Davos. At…

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  • Volvo Trucks changes to BASF CathoGuard 800

    Swedish truck manufacturer opts for new tin-free, low-solvent electrocoat paint generation In its worldwide truck & bus production, Volvo switches from CathoGuard® 500 e-coat to the new CathoGuard® 800 generation. CathoGuard 800 is an environmentally friendly cathodic e-coat from BASF. The product contains less than one percent solvents, is tin-free,…

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  • The rigorous quality tests behind the new Volvo FH

    The new Volvo FH has been subjected to a range of gruelling quality tests. It has been cooled and heated. It has been shaken and thrown around. It has been driven for mile after mile in extreme environments. It has taken the punishment – and come out on top. Developing…

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  • Dr. Frank Hiller Leaves The Executive Board Of MAN Truck & Bus AG

    The Executive Board member responsible for Marketing, Sales, & Services, Dr. Frank Hiller, has resigned from the Executive Board of MAN Truck & Bus AG effective as of January 31, 2013. The Supervisory Board will decide on his successor soon. Dr. Hiller’s contract was terminated by mutual agreement due to…

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  • Ashok Leyland opens 3 dealer outlets in a day to significantly expand network presence in Gujarat

    Ashok Leyland, the flagship of the Hinduja Group, in a significant move to expand its network presence in Gujarat, opened 3 new dealer outlets today at Rajkot, Jamnagar and Morbi. With this, the Company will have 29 full service outlets in Gujarat including 13 Authorized Service Centers (ASCs). At Rajkot,…

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  • ZF Wins Major Order From China’s Capital

    Beijing public transport authority orders low-floor axle systems for about 2 200 buses All buses also feature steering systems from ZF Lenksysteme GmbH Delivery will take place in 2013 The Beijing Public Transport Corporation (BPTC) placed a major order for low-floor axles with ZF: About 2 200 buses from Chinese…

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  • Andreas Renschler to lead ACEA Commercial Vehicle Board for 2013

    The Commercial Vehicle Board of Directors of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has elected Andreas Renschler as its new Chairman for 2013. Mr Renschler, a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of the Daimler Trucks Division, replaces Harrie Schippers, President of DAF, who chaired…

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  • 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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