Scania unveils DC07 (7-litre) Engine range for City Trucks

Scania unveils DC07 (7-litre) Engine range for City Trucks

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Three power levels, along with improved fuel efficiency, lower NVH levels, and reduced weight. Scania has introduced a new series of 7-litre engines (DC07) intended mainly for city trucks, including the newly launched next-generation P-series, L-series, and CrewCab models aimed at urban applications….

Electric Buses: Local and Affordable Solutions using Lead-Acid Batteries?

Electric Buses: Local and Affordable Solutions using Lead-Acid Batteries?

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Why can’t we engineer a low-cost electric bus platform using Lead Acid batteries, along with charging and mechanized swapping infrastructure tailor-made for specific local needs? Electric buses are the serious talk of the ‘auto’ town these days, so it may appear as if the era…

Tata Motors demos Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in Prima, Signa

Tata Motors demos Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in Prima, Signa

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ESC can eliminate more than 50 percent of rollover crashes and reduce loss-of-control crashes by 25 percent. Tata Motors has become the first automaker in the country to demonstrate Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles (MHCVs) segment, with be soon available in Prima and…

Fully Automatic Transmission in City Buses: ‘Shifting to ‘D’ Mode’

Fully Automatic Transmission in City Buses: ‘Shifting to ‘D’ Mode’

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How are fully-automatic transmission technology getting along in Indian city bus segment? We catch-up some insights from DTC’s experiences on low-floor city buses equipped with fully-automatic gearboxes. Automated shifting is popular in cars, you like them? Well, I sure don’t. They are generally dull…