Daimler India Commercial
Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100pc wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG,
Stuttgart, Germany, has announced that sales for BharatBenz trucks have
surpassed 20,000 units since its market launch in September 2012. Sales of
BharatBenz trucks registered a growth of 72pc in the first two months of 2015
as compared to same period last year. These trucks are in the 9 tonnes to 49 tonnes
Erich Nesselhauf, Managing
Director and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), said, “This Sales
Milestone of 20,000 BharatBenz trucks shows that even under difficult market
conditions of the Indian Truck industry, we are fully on track. Our trucks are
well perceived by the Indian customers and subsequent orders are evidence of
the confidence our customers”.
Sreeram V, Vice President
Domestic Sales, Product Management & Network, DICV, said “BharatBenz is
gaining momentum in the Indian market. 20,000 trucks is an important milestone
for us and we are already among the top three in the Heavy Duty segment This
reflects that our robust product portfolio offers the lowest Total- cost- of
-ownership for the Indian customer, better fuel advantage, efficiency and performance.”
DICV now has 81 dealership that
cover 85pc of the Indian market. The BharatBenz dealerships have a 24x7 enabled
workshop. It is manned by qualified and Daimler trained engineers/technicians
and equipped with high productivity tools, advanced guided diagnostics and Mobile
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