Vibgyor Vehicles Ltd, the automobile wing of Vibgyor Group has entered into commercial vehicle segment. The organization has announced launch of a range of 3 wheelers – Vibgyor Auto (passenger vehicle), Vibgyor Cargo (pick up van) and Vibgyor Van (delivery van) which will be officially launched in mid April, 2013 in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Assam and Uttar Pradesh.
The company has actually firmed up technology collaboration with the Sonpat-based Pashupati Vehicles and has also teamed up with Greaves Cotton. The latter will be a channel partner, supplying state-of-the-art engines to Vibgyor, said Dibakar Chakraborty, CEO, Vibgyor Vehicles.
Vibgyor’s assembly line unit at Dankuni in Hooghly district, spread over a 10-acre land will have separate transmission lines, paint shop and body shop with CNC machines procured from global manufacturers. Initially the plant will have a capacity of 1,000 vehicles, which will be doubled by 2014.
These 3 wheelers will be priced between Rs 1.75 lakh to Rs 1.85 lakh. Vibgyor Cargo, which comes in three stunning colours – Yellow, Blue & Red colours. The engine capacity for the range will be 435 cc. These diesel – run vehicles are estimated to give a mileage of 36 kms per litre.
Although the company will initially be looking at markets across West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Assam and Uttar Pradesh, the company has lined up plans to make its entire range available across the country by 2015. And that’s not all. The company has also drawn up an ambitious plan of exporting its commercial vehicles to Bangladesh and eventually to east African market, said Chakraborty.
Vibgyor Vehicles will provide training to the dealers and service engineers for servicing of these vehicles. The dealerships will create employment generation in the rural belt across States.