Local News, Worldwide Research
From its headquarters in the US, Power Systems Research collects, analyzes and forecasts data through its regional offices around the world. In this section, you'll find local news for each of the key regions in which Power Systems Research operates. This page contains blog posts dealing with information around the world.
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Jun 16, 2017
Milestone for BharatBenz in India
Date: June 15, 2017
Diesel Progress Magazine
Daimler said it has reached the milestone of 50,000 BharatBenz trucks on Indian roads in less than five years after the start of the brand.
Less than five years after its market introduction, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles said it has reached a production milestone with 50,000 BharatBenz trucks on Indian roads, with thousands more exported to more than 30 markets.
BharatBenz, the Indian commercial >Read more
May 30, 2017
MOSCOW--This is second Construction Equipment and Technologies (CTT) fair which has been conducted here under the Bauma brand. More than 500 exhibitors from 27 countries are participating in the show, which covers about 62,000 sq.m. Show officials expect 21 000 visitors from 60 countries to visit the fair.
This 17th annual CTT show is the world's fifth largest fair of construction machinery and equipment, according to show officials.
My first impression is that the fair is smaller than last year. Instead of two indoor halls, only one is being used. However, the outdoor >Read more
May 28, 2017
Eagan, Minnesota--The St. Thomas Academy (STA) high school Experimental Vehicle Team (EVT) that's sponsored by Power Systems Research, won its class in the International Shell Eco-Marathon Driver's World Champions held May 28, 2017, in London.
The race was cancelled after the first of four laps due to rain, but STA had the fastest lap in the time trial and was in first place by a wide margin when the race was called. Our team's good fortune this year makes up for our bad luck last year when the STA car crashed while leading the race. >Read more
May 26, 2017
Far East: Japan
MAN Diesel & Turbo Expands Mitsui Pact
This comprehensive agreement promises a unique product portfolio for these two firms, who are longstanding partners with multiple previous collaborations. They have now agreed to to extend their mutual activities initially to cover sales, production, R&D, and EPC (engineering, procurement, construction).
PSR Analysis: The collaboration between MAN Diesel, a giant in marine diesel engines, and Mitsui Zosen, the top player in Japan's low-speed >Read more
May 24, 2017
Surviving the 2016 pre-buy quake
PSR Analysis: Registrations of motorcycles and mopeds in the EU reached 254,487 units during Q1 2017, dropping 3.3% compared to Q1 2016, according to the latest figures released by the European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM).
While France, and Italy performed positively (+3.35% and + 1.11% respectively) all the other major markets were down: Germany -6%, Spain -9% and the UK -15%.
Overall, motorcycles sales declined for the quarter (-6% compared to Q1 2016), while moped registrations >Read more