Tata Motors leads the charge in India's fast-growing CV market
The commercial vehicle segment – considered the barometer of the country’s economy – has notched handsome growth (+57.44%) and the growth is coming through in both the M&HCV (...
Tata Motors' SCV, pickup marketing & sales head moves to Mahindra Truc...
by Sumantra B Barooah 16 Mar 2018
Anurag Dubey has 12 years’ experience of working in the CV industry at Tata Motors; a few professionals from Volvo Eicher and Daimler India CV have al...
INDIA SALES: Carmakers on a high, 2-wheeler OEMs report uptick, M&HCV ...
by Autocar Pro News Desk, Amit Panday & Kiran Bajad 04 May 2017
Riding on new models and refreshes, FY2017-18 has opened on a strong note for the passenger vehicle and two-wheeler segments albeit the heavy discount...
'If electro-mobility gains traction in India, we have the hybrid bus a...
by Kiran Bajad , 03 Jan 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...
India Commercial Vehicle sales remain under pressure in December
by Kiran Bajad , 02 Jan 2017
Muted market sentiment, reduced freight movement across the country and buyers awaiting sops in the FY2018 Budget are impacting overall commercial veh...
INDIA SALES ANALYSIS: NOVEMBER 2016
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 02 Dec 2016
Just when vehicle sales across segments were beginning to accelerate, the demonetisation of old currency has come as a speedbreaker. Showroom footfall...
VE Commercial Vehicles sells 3,176 units in November, down 12.7% YoY
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 01 Dec 2016
VE Commercial Vehicles has sold 3,176 units in November 2016, down 12.7 percent year on year (November 2015: 3,639 units). The sales comprise 3,067 un...
Volvo Buses launches new 9400 intercity coach range
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 10 Nov 2016
The new range includes the Volvo 9400, 12-metre-long coach powered by the new 8.0-litre engine sourced from VE Commercial Vehicles’ Pithampur plant.
Fast-recovering LCV market brings smiles to Indian OEMs in H1 FY2017
by Kiran Bajad , 04 Nov 2016
Growing demand for intra-city and last-mile transportation as also renewed buying from rural India has seen a smart uptick in sales of light commerci...
INDIA SALES ANALYSIS: OCTOBER 2016
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 02 Nov 2016
While a capacity-crunched Maruti Suzuki sees only 2.2% growth, Hyundai Motor India and Tata Motors post their highest-ever monthly sales in October.
‘As we have a good backlog of STU orders for buses, our growth will be...
by Shobha Mathur , 05 Oct 2016
Vinod Aggarwal, CEO of VECV on introducing 3 new M&HCVs, supply of buses to STUs, exporting 5- and 8-litre engines to the Volvo Group and why the vehi...
Eicher enters fast-growing 37-tonne rigid segment with Pro 6037
by Kiran Bajad , 07 Jun 2016
Eicher Trucks has driven into the 37-tonne heavy duty truck segment which grew nearly 140% last fiscal. New Pro 6037, with mile booster tech and advan...
CV majors post improved M&HCV sales in May, growth filters down to LCV...
by Kiran Bajad , 01 Jun 2016
It is estimated that thanks to replacement demand, pre-buying and improving viability of fleet operators, the CV sector will continue to see double-di...
Eicher forays into sub-5-tonne LCVs with Pro 1049 mini-truck
by Shourya Harwani , 25 Apr 2016
Priced between Rs 7-8 lakh (ex-showroom, Maharashtra), for the BS-III and BS-IV variants, the company commands a premium of around 5% against establis...
M&HCV bus sector in India in recovery mode
by Kiran Bajad , 15 Apr 2016
During FY2015-16, the overall CV industry did well to post 11.51% year-on-year growth with sales of 685,704 units (FY2015: 614,948 units).
India LCV market sees green shoots of recovery after two-year decline
by Kiran Bajad , 15 Apr 2016
LCV manufacturers will heave a sigh of relief for they have seen over two years of negative growth, the sector experiencing multiple headwinds like po...
INDIA SALES ANALYSIS: MARCH 2016
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 04 Apr 2016
If January and February 2016 sales numbers were tepid, then March sales have given most of the biggies reason for cheer.