• Feb 23, 2018

    Renault Trucks to Begin Selling Electric Trucks in 2019
    Renault Trucks has announced that it will launch a range of all-electric trucks designed for use in urban and peri-urban areas.

    January 31, 2018

    Renault Trucks has announced that it will launch a range of electric vehicles in 2019. This range capitalizes on the experience gleaned from 10 years of testing electric trucks in real-life conditions with its customer-partners. These all-electric trucks are designed for use in urban and peri-urban areas, and will be produced at the Renault Trucks >Read more

  • Feb 23, 2018

    Peterbilt’s Quinn – HD Truck Market Poised For Further Growth In 2018
    Date: February 19, 2018
    CCJ Magazine
    Peterbilt GM Kyle Quinn says 2018 could be one of the best years for Class 8 truck sales on record.
    The Class 8 truck market in the United States and Canada in 2018 is setting up to be one of the strongest sales years on record, said Kyle Quinn, general manager of Peterbilt Motors Company and Paccar senior vice president.
    Citing an improving manufacturing sector, increased capital spending, strong >Read more

  • Feb 23, 2018

    Daimler’ Daum Throws Shade at Tesla as Truck Rivalry Heats Up
    Date: February 23, 2018

    Bloomberg Hyperdrive
    Daimler AG cast doubt on Tesla Inc.'s plan to deliver electric heavy trucks next year, saying its more modest goal to start selling battery-powered big rigs by 2021 is more realistic.

    The German manufacturer, best known for its luxury cars, is also the world’s biggest truck maker, giving Daimler the most to lose should Tesla boss Elon Musk succeed in producing a semi-truck with a 500-mile range for >Read more

  • Feb 16, 2018

    India: Policy to scrap 15 yrs old vehicles almost finalised: Nitin Gadkari.

    India will soon come out with a policy to scrap vehicles that are more than 15 years old, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.

    The policy aims at curbing rising vehicular pollution in the country.

    "We have almost finalised the scrapping policy for vehicles with NITI Aayog," the road and transport minister said.

    Vehicles completing 15 years or more would be scrapped, the minister said without giving more details.
    Gadkari said India is bound to become the hub >Read more

  • Feb 16, 2018

    New Delhi: Truck makers are preparing to boost production, encouraged by the government's proposal to raise allocation for infrastructure by more than Rs1 trillion for the year starting 1 April, two people aware of the matter said.

    India's top three truck makers—Tata Motors Ltd, Ashok Leyland Ltd and Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Ltd—have asked their suppliers to ramp up capacity, anticipating an increase in demand for trucks and tippers which are used for road construction, transportation and mining.

    Truck >Read more


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