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Tata Motors unveils Ultra, new range of light trucks in South Africa

Tata Motors unveils Ultra, new range of light trucks in South Africa

Tata Motors has unveiled its new generation ommercial vehicles – Tata Ultra, the business utility vehicle at Futuroad Expo, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three new models from Ultra range were showcased including ULTRA 814 (4.5T), ULTRA 1014 (5.5T), and ULTRA 1418 (7.5T). The Tata ULTRA is designed & tested for South African conditions Tata

Daimler Trucks Tests Platooning On US Highways

As the first commercial vehicle manufacturer in the US, Daimler is testing connected trucks in so called platooning operations on public roads in the US. This was announced during the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (Sept 24th – Sept 28th) in Atlanta. In truck platooning connectivity and automated driving improve safety within the vehicle convoys, support

BharatBenz celebrates five years in India

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) celebrates the fifth anniversary of the launch of BharatBenz trucks in India. Since September 2012, the company has delivered more than 55,000 trucks to customers across India. In 2017, DICV expects to achieve significant growth with BharatBenz. For the first time, the brand progressed into double-digit market share in recent

UM launches Renegade Commando Mojave and Classic

UM Lohia Two Wheelers, the Indian arm of the American motorcycle maker, UM International LLC, along with Lohia Auto has launched Renegade Commando Classic and Renegade Commando Mojave in Chennai, India. The Renegade Classic is priced at INR 1,94,142 and Commando Mojave is available at INR 1,85,683 (ex-showroom, Chennai). These bikes are powered by the

Nissan launches Micra Fashion Edition

Nissan India has launched the Nissan Micra Fashion, a limited edition car with exterior and interior styling elements inspired by fashion brand United Colors of Benetton for INR 6,09,000. It combines Benetton’s Italian fashion sensibilities and global taste with interiors brimming with structured patterns and a subtle array of colors. This new Micra variant was

Renault launches My Renault app

Renault India has launched My Renault app for its customers. Available across the Renault range of cars, the MY Renault App offers more than 60 features. These include access to service history of vehicles, personalised reminders and notifications, online service appointments, interactive user manual for vehicles, easy access to dealerships and customer care, digital vaults

ALDS signs MOU with Russia’s Rosoboronexport

Ashok Leyland Defence Systems (ALDS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation with Russia’s Rosoboronexport on the sidelines of the International Military Technical Forum Army – 2017 held at Kubinka near Moscow. The Indian delegation to this forum was led by Ashok Gupta, Secretary (Defence Production) Government of India. Rosoboronexport (ROE) is the

SIAM To Take On Global Challenges

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), an industry body representing India’s automobile sector, held its 57th Annual Convention today titled “Building the Nation, Responsibly” where speakers highlighted new challenges evolving globally concerning innovations, reduce dependence on single technology and focus on R&D for sustainable development of automobile sector. Speaking at SIAM’s Annual Convention, Union

Toyota Creates ‘Connected Technologies’ to advance In-Car user experience

Toyota Motor North America will form a new group focused on delivering industry-leading user experiences and new technologies for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Leveraging the company’s new ‘One Toyota’ structure, the newly formed “Connected Technologies” group will have approximately 100 positions and will include members from Toyota’s existing teams working on connected vehicles, information