Tata Motors Enters the Truck Market as European Diesel Giants Face Major Decline

Tuesday, June 2 – WASHINGTON – /EIN NEWS/ The roads are about to get more crowded at the wrong time for Western semi truck manufacturers.

European commercial vehicle sales slumped by a record 42.4 percent in April, and companies such as Scania, Volkswagen, Volvo, DAF and Iveco say they are suffering badly.

Meanwhile, India’s Tata Motors has just unveiled its first trucking solution, one touted to match existing performance standards but come at a lower life-cycle cost.

How will India’s entry into the tractor-trailer arena affect the global presence of the West’s top diesel truck makers?

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