• Oct 2, 2018

     

    This article originally appeared in the September 2018 issue of the Power Systems Research PowerTALK report. Click here for PowerTALK Archive.

    Mr. Tan Xuguang, Chairman and CEO of Weichai Power, has been named Chairman and CEO of China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (CNHTC). CNHTC, or Sinotruk Group, is a Chinese state-owned truck manufacturer. Xuguang is Chairman and CEO of CNHTC. 

    Mr. Tan, known for >Read more

  • Aug 28, 2018

    Power Systems Research (PSR) estimates that there will be 856,905 Lawn & Garden Tractors produced in the U.S. during 2018.

    The Garden Tractor is designed for cutting grass, snow removal and small property cultivation. Garden tractors are similar in size to lawn tractors but are more heavy duty. They can be mounted with a wider array of attachments than lawn tractors. The maximum power is about 23 hp. The distinction between a lawn tractor and a garden tractor is often hard to make. Generally, garden tractors are built more solidly, and have stronger frames, larger wheels >Read more

  • Aug 27, 2018

    Two-Wheel Forum sponsors conference:
    Riding the World's Largest Two-Wheeler Market. What's Next on the Horizon?

    WHAT: Road Ahead for 2020. The Two Wheeler Forum (TWF) is a conference dedicated to the Two Wheeler Sector in India. Attendees come from all corners of the Two Wheeler space (Two Wheeler Manufacturers, Auto Component Suppliers, Government, Auto Associations and more). TWF's 4th event for the automotive sector expects more than 250 senior level executives and more than 40 industry experts.

    WHERE: The Leela >Read more

  • Aug 27, 2018

    The largest event of the Diesel community in Brazil, the 15th SAE BRAZIL Forum of Diesel Technologies and Alternatives for Commercial and Off-Highway Vehicles - Paraná and Santa Catarina Section - was held Aug. 14-15, 2018..  Carlos Briganti, right, the managing director of Power Systems Research in Brazil, led a discussion addressing the challenges and future of diesel engines, as well as the current alternatives presented for light, heavy, extra-heavy and off-road commercial vehicles. >Read more

  • Aug 20, 2018

     

    This article originally appeared in the July 2018 issue of the Power Systems Research PowerTALK report.

    Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VEVC), a joint venture between Swedish automaker Volvo and Eicher Motors, is planning to invest Rs.500 crores this year for business growth and aims to increase truck volumes by 50% to meet the growing demand.  

    PSR Analysis: VECV has been a strong player in the Light-Medium Duty segment, and has focused on value- >Read more

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