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VMI unveils first commercial ADA compliant minivan
By ABR Staff Writer
Vantage Mobility International (VMI) has rolled out its first commercial use ADA complaint Toyota Northstar E360 from its stable in Phoenix, Arizona, in the US.
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GAZ Group starts selling GAZelle NEXT in Serbia
By ABR Staff Writer
GAZ Group, which is an arm of Russian diversified industrial group Basic Element, has begun selling GAZelle NEXT vans and trucks in Serbia.
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Daimler to effect 1,500 job cuts at Brazil plant
By ABR Staff Writer
Automotive major Daimler has declared that it is paring down another 1,500 personnel at a trucks unit in Brazil where demand of automobile have gone south.
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BMW introduces Concept M4 GTS model
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BMW’s M Division has unveiled its Concept M4 GTS model, said to be fit for use on road as well as race track.
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City of Columbia in US orders first electric buses
By ABR Staff Writer
COMO Connect in the City of Columbia, Missouri is set to take delivery of its maiden breed of first of four battery electric transit buses from BYD Coach & Bus next month.
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Hyundai boosting commercial vehicle wing
By ABR Staff Writer
Hyundai Motor Group (HMG), which incorporates Hyundai and Kia brands, is injecting manpower and resources to boost its commercial vehicle (CV) wing for the low-volume, high-margin truck and bus sector.
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Chevrolet designs trucks for hard-to-reach places
By ABR Staff Writer
Removing the wheels from a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and replacing them with smaller ones to fit inside a Shorts 330 Sherpa airplane is one way ASRC Energy Services in Alaska is committed to getting fleet vehicles to employees in areas unreachable by conventional means.
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Diesel Technology Forum for uniformity in Phase 2 rules
By ABR Staff Writer
Diesel Technology Forum has batted for a uniform final Phase 2 rules, being codified by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to all the 50 states in the US, which should remain fuel neutral in nature and provide ample lead time and stability.
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Chevrolet unveils special Colorado models
By ABR Staff Writer
Chevrolet, an arm of US automotive giant General Motors, has introduced Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss special editions for its Colorado trucks.
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BYD and ADL to supply Go-Ahead London electric bus fleet
By ABR Staff Writer
Electric buses manufacturer BYD and coach builder Alexander Dennis (ADL) have geared up to introduce a zero-emission single-deck bus fleet under a £19m deal in London, UK, claimed to be the largest in Europe upon execution.
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Hino Trucks expands preventive care program
By ABR Staff Writer
Hino Trucks preventive service care program, HinoCare, is now available on its conventional model lineup.
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Blue Bird unveils new gasoline-powered Type C school bus
By ABR Staff Writer
Designer and manufacturer of school buses Blue Bird has launched gasoline-powered Type C Vision school bus, powered by Ford 6.8L V10 engine, at School Transportation News (STN) Expo Conference and Trade Show in Reno, in the US.
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FCA braces for billions of dollars unrepaired vehicles buyback
By ABR Staff Writer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) may have to cough up billions of dollars to buy back trucks hit by snags under a settlement pact with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
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Daimler to start testing self-driving trucks in Germany
By ABR Staff Writer
Automaker Daimler is planning to test self-driving trucks as early as this year beginning in its home state Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany, according to a top company official.
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Daimler Buses posts important large orders in Latin America
By ABR Staff Writer
Daimler Buses received large orders for urban buses of the brand with the star in the metropolises of Latin America, such as in Brazil's third-largest city, Salvador da Bahia, which ordered 180 bus chassis units from the Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz do Brasil as part of the renewal of its urban fleet.
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Helvoet Rubber & Plastic Technologies - Rubber and Plastic Components and Assemblies
Helvoet Rubber & Plastic Technologies, established in 1939, is internationally active in custom-made development and manufacturing of rubber and plastic components and assemblies. ... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > Suppliers
Industry Report Store - Instant Intelligence for the Automotive Industry
Industry Report Store is an online platform that provides 40 industries with market research and business intelligence relevant to their sector and product. We provide industry coverage on over 100 countries with our growing portfolio of 150,000 market research reports, segmented by country, region or spanning the global marketplace. ... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > Suppliers
EFD Induction – Induction Heating Equipment, Systems and Services
EFD Induction is one of the world's largest and best known developers and builders of induction heating solutions for the global automotive industry. Particularly strong in the area of induction hardening of auto components, EFD Induction also has a proven track record in devising bonding, brazing and pre- and post-heat systems for automotive customers.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > Suppliers
Trocellen – Cross-Linked Polyolefin Foams for Most Diversified Industries
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Side Impact Analysis of a Passenger Bus using ANSYS/LS-DYNA By IDAC
The purpose of this project was to simulate the side impact of a car into a bus, in order to evaluate the amount of energy absorption by the bus, as well as the amount of side intrusion that could be anticipated. This has an effect on the level of occupant safety. The analysis required the use of ANSYS/LS-DYNA.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Automated Optimisation of Connecting Rod By IDAC
IDAC were required by their client to develop automated macros to carry out design optimisation of connecting rods using the ANSYS program. Due to market competitiveness it was important for the client to be able to produce an optimised preliminary design (with a minimum weight in as short a time as possible). The objective of the work was to develop a customised procedure for the client to carry out rapid optimisation of preliminary connecting rod designs.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Lightweight Interior Trim By Trocellen
The Trocellen lightweight sandwich for interior trim offers a wide range of new application possibilities. Its thermforming behaviours allows complex geometries, the décor layer can be laminated without additional glue onto the carrier (PO foam).... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Light Weight Composites By Trocellen
New, innovative light weight solutions are essential to react to the increasing pressure of the automotive industry to reduce CO2 emissions. This white paper details the range of foam composites on offer from Trocellen.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers Trocellen Door water shield By Trocellen
Door water shields made of Trocellen Polyolefin foam are used in classic door structures as wet and dry boundary sealing. Download the white paper to read about the characteristics and advantages.... Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > White Papers See more
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