2nd edition of the CII Indian Commercial Vehicle Conclave successfully held in Gurugram

The 2nd Edition of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Indian Commercial Vehicle Conclave took place today at Gurugram, where industry leaders gathered to shed light on the transformative mega trends shaping the Indian Commercial Vehicle (CV) sector.

Mr. Girish Wagh

Executive Director, Tata Motors Ltd, emphasized that A.C.E.S

Said that climate change and digitalization are the mega-trends and driving forces influencing the future of commercial vehicles in India.

Mr. Girish Wagh highlighted the increasing significance of A.C.E.S, which has revolutionized the passenger car segment and is now gaining momentum in the commercial vehicle domain.

To support the Government’s vision of achieving Net Zero Green House Gas emissions by 2070, the industry is working diligently on various forms of alternate fuels, with Electric Vehicles (EVs) being one of them.

Mr. Deepak Jain

Chairman, CII Northern Region & CMD, Lumax Industries Ltd

The initiatives taken by the Government of India have collectively stimulated manufacturing, sales, and the usage of commercial vehicles in the country.

Ms. Anjali Singh

Chairperson, CII Haryana & Executive Chairperson, ANAND Group

Mentioned that Globally, industries, including India, are experiencing massive transformation driven by Industry 4.0 and digitization of the entire value chain.

Mr. Vinod Aggarwal

President, SIAM & MD & CEO, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd

Indian Commercial Vehicle sector rapidly adopts international sustainability standards: alternate fuels, enhanced safety, driver comfort, and vehicle connectivity.

Mr. Sandeep Kalia

MD, Valvoline Cummins Pvt Ltd

suggested that for heavy-duty long haulage vehicles with diverse duty cycles and applications that are not best served by BEV Platforms, Hydrogen seems to be a better choice than battery.