India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100pc wholly owned subsidiary of
Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus
Corporation, Japan (MFTBC), a Daimler Company, launched its DICV-made trucks in
Zimbabwe, making it the 4th African market since the start of export in May 2013.
a part of the first 15 export markets for DICV under the new Asia Business
Model, the Zimbabwe market is a potential market in Africa. The trucks will be
sold through the exclusive dealer, ZIMOCO, an authorized local distributor in
Zimbabwe. These trucks are already present in the markets of Kenya, Sri Lanka,
Zambia and Tanzania with more markets to follow in Africa and Asia, said a
company press release.
Fuso truck range manufactured at DICV‘s Oragadam plant comprise 5 models
spanning Medium/Heavy-duty (25 – 49 tonnes referred to as 'FJ', 'FO' &
'FZ') and Light/Medium-duty (9 – 16 tonnes referred to as 'FA' & 'FI'). The
robust, fuel-efficient trucks, developed to meet the ever demanding customer
expectations in the growth markets, reinforce Fuso’s leading presence in
Africa. Rigorous testing has been conducted under most strenuous driving
conditions to ensure maximum reliability of the trucks.
is already showing strong growth potential in Africa with presence in over 35
markets, and almost doubling sales in the first quarter of 2014 to 2,000 units,
compared to the same period in 2013. With the addition of this new range of
trucks into its product portfolio, Fuso offers its customers a wider choice of
Trucks that are robust, reliable and fuel efficient, backed by robust
Source: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles
Pvt Ltd/ Fuso