Truck & Bus

  • India: Ashok Leyland unveils new U-Truck platform

    Ashok Leyland has unveiled a new truck platform, U-Truck, and has launched a tipper and a tractor on the platform. The Indian CV manufacturer’s intention is to shift its entire product range to the U-Truck platform by 2013. “Starting April this year, we will roll out 25 products in the…

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  • Czech Republic: Avia Ashok Leyland sales/output fall

    Czech OEM Avia Ashok Leyland both made and sold around 300 of its light trucks in 2009, financial director Tomás Juricka informed local business daily Hospodárské noviny. This was a year-on-year fall of approximately 33% and 55%, respectively. The company’s 2008 production reached 474 units, with sales of 583. This…

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    India: Ashok Leyland, Nissan to go with own brands

    Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland has clarified that it will not share joint branding for LCVs produced at its new joint venture with Nissan. “There will be no joint badging. Some products in the value segment will bear Ashok Leyland name, while those in the niche segment will have…

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    US: Ford Super Duty trucks spark DEF launch

    Ford has alerted its dealerships to prepare for the launch of Motorcraft Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) that will be required for 2011MY F-Super Duty pick-ups fitted with the new Scorpion 6.7-litre V8 diesel engine. DEF is a non-hazardous fluid (67% deionised water/33% chemically pure urea) injected into the diesel exhaust

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