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Volvo announces India Fuelwatch 2017 winners

India Fuelwatch 2017

Swedish commercial vehicle giant Volvo Trucks has announced the winners of India Fuelwatch 2017, the competition that is recognised as an annual mainstay event in the industry and embodies the company’s Fuelwatch mission towards a fuel-efficient industry model. After a series of national competitions across the region, 29 top contenders …

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Tata Motors delivers 30 Buses to BMTC

BMTC

Tata Motors has delivered 30 new buses to the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The new delivery is a part of a larger order of 1385 buses won by Tata Motors comprising of the Ultra 6/9 BS IV Midi and LPO 1512/55 BS IV buses. The company has handed over …

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MAN Trucks sets up new dealership in Chennai

MAN Trucks India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany, has inaugurated a new dealership at Chennai. Vijai Earthmoving Equipment is setting up the new outlet and this is the fourth dealership inaugurated since January 2017 by MAN in addition to Solapur, Pune and Vijayawada. In May …

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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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