Kiran Bajad

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Commercial Vehicles

AC truck cabins not seen as a neccessity yet in India, says Tata Motors

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Mar 20, 2017

With fuel accounting for around 60 percent of the operating costs of a truck, AC-equipped trucks will add to operator costs.

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Industry

‘The need of the hour is BS VI. I urge every embedded engineer to visit us at SIAT 2017 and...

Industry by Kiran Bajad Jan 17, 2017

ETAS Automotive, one of the 180 exhibitors at SIAT 2017 which opens tomorrow at the ARAI campus in Kothrud, Pune, is to showcase four main trends – BS VI,...

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Industry

'Very early on, we recognised the auto industry as one of the key growth sectors. For every...

Industry by Kiran Bajad Jan 15, 2017

Ravindra Sannareddy, the founder of Sri City speaks on why automakers and suppliers should take advantage of the many incentives on offer, speedy clearance for...

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Commercial Vehicles

MG Group banks on changing dynamics in India’s bus market

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Jan 14, 2017

Bangalore-based independent bus body builder forays into growing premium bus market and also designs low-floor tarmac bus for airport duties.

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Industry

Chinese construction equipment manufacturer XCMG to set up manufacturing plant in India

Industry by Kiran Bajad Jan 13, 2017

Seeing the huge potential in the Indian market, China’s largest construction equipment company is investing $150 million (Rs 950 crore) to set up a greenfield...

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Commercial Vehicles

'BS IV will be the inflection point for AMT usage in commercial vehicles in India.'

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Jan 07, 2017

P Kaniappan, Wabco India’s MD on why upcoming BSIV norms are the ideal platform for for its new products, how mandatory ABS fitment in CVs is a huge business...

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Commercial Vehicles

Tata Xenon Yodha looks to muscle into 2- to 3.5-tonne pick-up market

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Jan 04, 2017

Just-launched Xenon Yodha is Tata Motors’ weapon aimed at loosening Mahindra’s stranglehold on the 2- to 3.5-tonne pick-up segment in India.

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Commercial Vehicles

'If electro-mobility gains traction in India, we have the hybrid bus and we will look to...

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Jan 03, 2017

Volvo Buses is looking to penetrate the premium bus market in India with its new 9400 intercity coach range. VRV Sriprasad, the company’s MD for South Asia...

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Commercial Vehicles

Is the commercial vehicle industry ready for BS IV?

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Jan 03, 2017

Come April 2017 and every new commercial vehicle will have to be BS IV-compatible. Is the domestic CV industry ready for this upgrade and what is the state of...

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Commercial Vehicles

India Commercial Vehicle sales remain under pressure in December

Commercial Vehicles by Kiran Bajad Jan 02, 2017

Muted market sentiment, reduced freight movement across the country and buyers awaiting sops in the FY2018 Budget are impacting overall commercial vehicle sales.