Commercial vehicles

iCockpit technology fitted as standard in Peugeot Partner commercial vehicle
The all-new Peugeot Partner will be priced from $12,779 and will feature increased load capacity (up to 1,000kg), and petrol and diesel engine options offering more power and less fuel consumption.
Gebrüder Weiss introduces gas-powered truck
The first gas-powered swap body vehicle in the region has been in service at Gebrüder Weiss in Memmingen since the beginning of June, saving around 20 tons of CO2 emissions every year.
Emirates Motor Company now offering conversion of people-mover vehicles
EMC-CV, the Authorized General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and a member of ALFAHIM Group, will now be able to offer its customers with bespoke solutions covering the conversion of people-mover vehicles.
Scania launches new generation of trucks in the UAE
Scania has announced the launch of its new and complete truck range in the UAE, after 10 years of development and 2-billion euros worth of investment.
CM&E brings new TAURUS budget tyres range to UAE for fleet operators
Based in Hungary, TAURUS has been making budget-friendly, high-quality tyres for more than a century.
Bosch to launch new electric commercial vehicle powertrain in 2019
The eCityTruck powertrain will equip electric vans that especially handle last-mile deliveries from distribution centres to recipients.
Truxapp introduces Uber/Fiverr hybrid platform to UAE logistics
Speaking to Logistics Middle East about the trucking app, Chaudhary says that the platform provides stability to both clients and commercial vehicle owners.
Continental to release ContiConnect system in Middle East
ContiConnect monitors, analyses and reports data about tyre temperature and pressure for commercial fleets maximising efficiency with more uptime and lower maintenance costs.
Safety becomes key for commercial vehicles in UAE
Long operated with a ‘cheapest is best’ approach to new acquisitions, the commercial vehicles sector in the UAE is undergoing a major shift, driven by new regulations on safety.
Volvo introduces first all-electric truck
Sales and series production to begin in Europe initially.
SOUQ and DHL help boost Ford Transit van Middle East sales
Ford says its Transit commercial vehicle offering say sales growth of 240% in 2017, with major order from SOUQ and DHL.
Fuel saving truck convoying to be tested in UAE
Platooning, or convoying of commercial vehicles, primarily trucks, is to be tested in the UAE, according to Kivanç Arman, the automotive aftermarket regional director for the Middle East and Turkey at Robert Bosch Middle East.

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