Category: Daimler

Daimler AG launches first BharatBenz buses in India

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has commenced sale of its Oragadam-built BharatBenz buses in the Indian market. It recently delivered the first set of staff buses to customers in Mumbai. The staff bus is first of a range of ultra-fuel efficient BharatBenz buses that are being offered commercially after it was introduced earlier this year. This front-engine buses will …

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Manufacturing Oragadam facility achieves 20,000th unit production milestone

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) the 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG recently crossed the milestone of the 20,000th locally produced trucks from its plant at Oragadam. Milestone achieved only two and a half years after start of production. Only two and a half years after start of production of the first BharatBenz heavy-duty truck, the …

Daimler starts production of left-hand drive FUSO trucks in India for export

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), together with Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), its Indian counterpart under the new Asia Business Model, recently announced it has started production of its first left-hand drive (LHD) FUSO trucks specifically developed for the growth markets in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Built at DICV’s state-of-the-art Oragadam …

Daimler exports made-in-India FUSO trucks to Zimbabwe

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan (MFTBC), a Daimler Company, launched its robust DICV-made trucks in Zimbabwe, making it the 4th African market since the start of export in May 2013. As a part of the first 15 …

Force Motors signs deal with Daimler to build MPV

Pune-based Force Motors Ltd has signed a technology licence agreement with a German auto major, Daimler AG for a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). It earlier licensed to a 2.2-litre common rail engine used by the company in the Traveller range of light commercial vehicles. Daimler AG and Force Motors Limited have been together since 4 decades that had continues …

Daimler AG launches India financial services

Daimler AG announced the official launch of its Financial Services unit in India. The group provides financial services in 40 countries worldwide, has its headquarters in Chennai for its Indian subsidiary. An initial investment of USD 50 million as part of its market entry and has put in place an electronic point-of-sales system to deliver speedy loan approval …

Spied – BharatBenz (Daimler) trucks near Chennai

For the first time we bring to our BA readers the spyshots of the Truck. Our friends at Any-thing-on-wheels caught the clearest spy shots of the BharatBenz truck undergoing real-world tests at NH4 (Chennai-Bangalore Highway). There was no doubt that these trucks belong to BharatBenz as design similarities with Mercedes-Benz’s international models were clearly visible. The Germans are …

Daimler Launches BharatBenz

Daimler has unveiled its exclusive new brand of trucks for the Indian market. The brand, BharatBenz, will offer Indian customers an entire range of trucks from 6 to 49 tonnes across various applications. The choice of the “Bharat” part of the name reinforces Daimler Trucks’ commitment to serving the local market. The company will roll out trucks in …