Can you get away without an e-way bill?

Indian courier delivery services company, Gati got themselves into a bit of trouble recently by failing to adhere to the norms of the e-way bill. The bill was passed as part of the GST program to assist in tracking trucks and cargo being transported around the country. What is an e-way bill? The e-way bill … Continue reading “Can you get away without an e-way bill?”

Eicher Motors launch LMD truck variants to serve the booming e-commerce industry

Eicher Trucks and Buses, a part of VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) introduced five new variants in the light and medium (LMD) truck segment to cater to the burgeoning transportation needs of the e-commerce industry that grows at an exponential rate of 50% every year. The trucks are equipped to take on higher volumes from long … Continue reading “Eicher Motors launch LMD truck variants to serve the booming e-commerce industry”

ICRA: Domestic CV sales to grow 6-7% in FY18

After suffering contractions in the first quarter of FY18, CV and M&HCV sales are back on track thanks in part to pent up post-GST demand bumps. Tracing the upward trajectory, ICRA estimates domestic CV sales will grow by 6-7% while M&HCV sales will jump 2-4% in FY18. Between April and June this year, CV sales … Continue reading “ICRA: Domestic CV sales to grow 6-7% in FY18”

Daimler releases electric semi truck ahead of Tesla

Image by: Daimler Daimler unveiled its new electric heavy-duty truck designed by its trucking unit Mitsubishi FUSO at the recent Tokyo Motor Show ahead of Tesla’s concept truck release on November 16. The E-Fuso Vision One prototype can accommodate the weight of 300-kilowatt battery packs and can run at a range of around 350 km … Continue reading “Daimler releases electric semi truck ahead of Tesla”

Autonomous vehicles will make truck drivers more like airline pilots

Troy Clarke, the CEO of Navistar – an American holding company with a vast portfolio of vehicle manufacturing firms including commercial truck and diesel engine makers – addressed a Senate panel to assert that autonomous vehicle technology will not replace truck drivers but rather command higher skilled drivers. “Personally, I believe drivers will become more … Continue reading “Autonomous vehicles will make truck drivers more like airline pilots”