Achates Power Announces Plan to Build a Light-Duty Truck Engine that exceeds CAFE 2025 Regulations

Achates Power, Inc., today announced the development of an engine for a Light-Duty Truck demonstration vehicle, which will surpass CAFE 2025 regulations. The Opposed-Piston Engine, will be 30-50 percent more efficient than comparable engines, reduce emissions and cost less than alternative technologies under development for meeting CAFE. The new Achates Power 2.7 liter Opposed-Piston Engine […]

Continental Focuses on Automated Truck Convoys

“Every percent counts toward lower consumption,” says Elmar Degenhart, CEO of the international technology company Continental, referring to the importance of low-emission transport. Accordingly, the company is developing components and systems for the series launch of the electronic towbar, also known as “platooning.” “With platooning, the truck, which is electronically coupled with the lead vehicle, […]

Automotive Megatrends Plans Three Events In Pune

  Automotive Megatrends, the events division of the UK-based Automotive World, the leading provider of premium automotive industry information, is organising  three events on heavy-duty (HD) truck, fuel economy, and connected car on November 29, November30 and December 1, 2016, respectively, in Pune, India. The conference and technology shows on these days will bring together […]

Scania rolls out 1000th truck

Scania Commercial Vehicles India Pvt. Ltd., a premium commercial vehicles and engines manufacturer, achieved an industry landmark of rolling out its 1000th truck from the Narasapura plant. Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director, Scania India and Senior Vice President Scania Group, along with Richard Wardemark, Director Production and Service Operations, Scania India, flagged-off the 1000th truck from […]