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TIR starts in India

TIR starts in India

India’s Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the country’s accession to the UN TIR Convention, the global standard for international freight customs transit. This milestone decision will facilitate goods transport and transit, putting India and her neighbours at the centre of efforts to boost overland trade and regional integration across South…Continue Reading

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New Ashok Leyland called Sankagiri Express?

New Ashok Leyland called Sankagiri Express?

At the New Delhi Truck Show, Ashok Leyland unveiled this stunning looking new Europe-like truck, featuring a completely new engine, called Neptune. The Neptune engine generation looks like India’s first common rail diesel engine. It should muster around 380 hp in it’s strongest version. Other details are unknown still. Some sources say this is the…Continue Reading

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Mahindra Truxo, Traco and Torro

Mahindra from India has showed prototypes of the new Truxo, Traco and Torro trucks at the New Dehli Auto Show 2014. The biggest, the Traco 49 gets two engine options. There is the AM POWER 202 engine with 202 hp and the AM Power 260 with 260 hp. Both engines are mounted to a 9-speed gearbox. (Source: www.trucksplanet.com)Continue Reading

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Ashok Leyland 'Captain'

At the New Dehli Autoshow Ashok Leyland introduced the new ‘Captain’ heavy truck. The Captain comes in different weight classes between 16 and 49 ton GVW and has engines from 160 up to 360 Hp. The modern looking cab has an adjustable steering column, airconditioning and a radio! The drivers seat has mechanical suspension. The…Continue Reading

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Tata Prima on LNG

At the Auto Expo 2014 in New Dehli Tata introduced the Tata Prima 4032 LNG. This truck runs on Liquified Natural Gas and it is powered by a Cummins ISLG 320 LNG Engine. This engine gives 320 hp at 2,100 revs and 1,365 Nm of torque at 1,300 revs. The transmission is a 9-speed manual gearbox. The truck is…Continue Reading

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New models from Eicher

Eicher Trucks is a brand of the Volvo group. Together with Mack, Renault Trucks, UD and Volvo trucks they are one big happy family that provides the whole world with trucks. Eicher is the most basic truckbrand and they are produced in India. Today I got pictures of the new model line of this brand,…Continue Reading

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Bharat Benz: succes in India

The new Bharat Benz heavy-duty is a big succes in India. In three months there were 1000 units sold! From the start of sales on September 26, 2012 until the year-end, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) sold 1,098 heavy-duty trucks between 25 and 31 tons. Furthermore, the heavy-duty truck with a vehicle weight of 31…Continue Reading

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Ashok Leyland developing new truck

I got a tip for this scoop on a Leyland Ashok truck from India. In the first photo you see the truck on the road and there is not clear what it is. On the seccond photo you see the cab lying in the grass.. It shure is a big cab and that shows that…Continue Reading

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