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Volvo Trucks, Renova test for safe autonomous vehicles

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks along with Renova, a Swedish waste management company, is testing and research how automated vehicles can contribute to safer, more efficient refuse handling and create a better working environment for drivers. The automated systems being tested are in principle the same as those fitted to the autonomous Volvo truck operating …

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Eicher Polaris commence exports from India

Multix

Eicher Polaris, a 50:50 joint venture between Eicher Motors and Polaris Industries of USA, has started exports from India by commencing the shipping of its personal utility vehicle Multix  to Nepal. Eicher Polaris has flagged-off its first lot of Multix from the company’s facility in Kukas industrial area in Jaipur …

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Is CCTV-less BMTC buses in Bangalore safer for women?

The state-owned Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has been struggling to install CCTV in its fleet, drawing acute criticism from women commuters in Bangalore. The 2012 gang-rape in a moving bus in New Delhi brought into light the cases of sexual harassment in public transport, forcing the Ministry of Road …

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Volvo P6820C ABG paver launched in India

Volvo P6820C ABG paver

Volvo CE, the construction equipment division of Volvo, has launched its newest paver in India, the mid-sized P6820C ABG. Powered by Volvo’s D6E COM IIIA/EPA Tier 3 engine, the new Volvo P6820C tracked paver is more powerful than its predecessor, while providing lower fuel consumption and less noise. As the …

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