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BS-IV norms likely to trigger more demand for AMT commercial vehicles

AMT technology needs electronic engines and BS-IV vehicles sport electronic engines

Sohini Das  |  Ahmedabad 

Switching to Bharat Stage IV emission norms is likely to boost adoption of automated manual transmission (AMT) technology among India's commercial vehicles (CV) fleet. Industry expects at least 10 per cent of the trucking and buses industry to shift to AMT. This is because AMT technology (which basically implies that the driver does not need to change gears manually) needs electronic engines and BS-IV vehicles sport electronic engines. At present, the size of the tonne and above trucking industry is roughly around 400,000 units per annum and this is expected to grow to 600,000 ...

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First Published: Tue, April 04 2017. 00:19 IST