Daimler to dispatch sub 9 ton truck in India one year from now
HANNOVER: Automaker Daimler AG is planning to grow its item portfolio in India as it arrangements to dispatch sub 9-ton trucks from one year from now, which will be sold both in local and fare markets.
The new item go, which the organization terms inside as 'Titan', would have trucks running between 6-9 tons
"We will begin in India with the item called Titan one year from now. We will begin the items beneath 9-ton from India to India furthermore to the world. That is critical in light of the fact that now it's the third item," Daimler Trucks Asia Head Marc Llistosella told columnists here.
Stuttgart-based Daimler AG is available in India through a 100 for each penny auxiliary – Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV).
The Chennai-based organization as of now offers medium obligation and overwhelming obligation trucks extending somewhere around 9 and 49 tons in the nation under the brand name BharatBenz.
Furthermore, the DICV-fabricated FUSO trucks from Oragadam plant close Chennai are sent out to business sectors in South East Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Llistosella said, since beginning operations in India four years prior, the organization has so far sold 42,000 units in the nation and sent out another 7,000 trucks.
Furthermore, it has delivered around 52,000-53,000 truck units till now from the same plant. The organization sends out its items generally to Africa, Middle East and South America.
"We are going orderly to a few nations in South America like Peru, Chile and Colombia. We are picking some great markets with great size where we can position ourselves precisely where new Fuso should be, " Llistosella said.
On deals system he said :"We have more than 100 deals focuses presently. Presently, we have begun our third rush of dealerships which are littler in light of the fact that we should be in the provincial zones, this is the place India is developing."
He likewise said that DICV is one of the greatest sun based force maker substance in India.
"Around 35 for every penny of our vitality supply is from sun based panels..in quite a while from now, we will act naturally adequate in vitality which is truly astounding," Llistosella said.
Daimler has as of now contributed Rs 5,000 crore at the Oragadam plant which is spread more than 400 sections of land.
The organization has a creation limit of 36,000 trucks for each year from the plant, which can be multiplied.
In June this year, it sent out 5,000 units, under three years after the begin of abroad shipments in 2013.
DICV and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) together work in an authoritative union under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA).
Daimler Trucks Asia is not a lawful element, but rather a vital plan of action which permits its gathering substances to work together in item advancement, generation, trades, sourcing and enhancing research exercises.