the unveiling of “The future of Indian Trucking” –the full new range of the
Eicher Pro series of Trucks and Buses in December, VECV launched the Eicher
Pro1000 and Eicher Pro 3000 series of light and medium duty trucks in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
addition it will continue to address the mass-market segment, which demands
trucks with value features at low cost of ownership. The next generation of
Eicher trucks and buses aims to continuously improve transportation efficiency
in India and the developing markets via relevant modernisation, thereby
reducing logistics costs for goods and people leading to economic growth and
productivity, according to a company statement.
Pro 1000 Series is a new and enhanced range of light and medium duty trucks in
the 5-14T segment, specially designed for the value segment with best in class
rated payload. They have a trusted and proven E-483 engine with low maintenance
and best in class fuel efficiency. The 2 m wide aerodynamic cabin with new
modern styling and value added features delivers better driving comfort and
convenience to its users.
Eicher Pro 3000 Series is a completely new
generation range of medium duty trucks (9-14T) that is set to change the
trucking experience altogether. It is specially designed for emerging premium
segment that requires high power and torque combination as well as a greater
degree of refinement and sophistication. It has a 4 Cylinder 4 Valve E-494 CRS
technology engine with Volvo group Engine Management system (EMS) 3.0, which has
high processing capability, optimum balance between load demands, fuel
efficiency and emissions control with added advantage of quick and guided
diagnostics- all leading to high performance, higher uptime and lower
maintenance. The Eicher Pro 3000 vehicles come with 2.1 m wide new generation
cab with a sleeper option and also a rest kit in day cabin. Meeting ECR 27
safety test norms, it has a host of features for driver comfort including 6 way
adjustable seat and a first time introduction of cruise control.
Source: Eicher, VECV
/ Photograph Vishal Mathur, VP-Sales, VECV, Arvind Patel, Patel Motors,
Indore and Shyam Maller, Senior Vice