Engine maker Cummins will supply an ISG engine for use in a new Foton Motor Co. GTL truck. The G Series truck for the Chinese market will initially be manufactured by the Beijing Foton Cummins Engine Co. (BFCEC), a 50-50 joint venture between Cummins and Foton.
From SHD Logistics: Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils have begun their consultation on the Safer Lorries Scheme, which will see a ban on lorries that do not have safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians from the capital's streets....More
From HGV UK: Volvo Trucks is supporting the government announcement made last week, to increase the speed limit for goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes on single carriageway roads from 40mph to 50mph....More
From The Hindu Business Line: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the wholly-owned subsidiary of global commercial vehicle major Daimler AG, today announced senior level changes in the light of progress of its Asian Business Model....More
From Trend: A queue of Turkish trucks, as long as 12 kilometers, is waiting to pass through the Iran border- crossing of Bazargan as militants of the terrorist group ISIL have caused instability on the Iraq border....More
From Transport Engineer: More than 1,000 older buses on London's routes have now been fitted with equipment that removes 90% of NOx emissions, marking the conclusion of the world's biggest emissions busting retrofit scheme....More
From Express & Star: The Government is raising the speed limit for lorries on rural roads from 40mph to 50mph. Transport minister Claire Perry said the increase would save the haulage industry £11 million a year, with hauliers and motoring organisations welcoming the announcement....More
From Automotive Business Review: VE Commercial Vehicles, a joint venture (JV) of Volvo and Eicher Motors, has unveiled the Eicher Pro1000 and Eicher Pro 3000 series of light and medium duty trucks in Kochi, Kerala, India....More