The Commercial Vehicles industry may be affected with the downturn, but that does not stop the companies from launching and testing new models in India.
Volvo launched its latest FM 480 10×4 Dump Truck in India. The truck will set a new benchmark in the mining industry and is built on the powerful, reliable & proven Volvo FM13-litre platform. The sturdy 5-axle Dump Truck features the most technologically advanced powerful driveline, delivering 480HP, best-in-class 2400 Nm torque, power-to-weight ratio of 7.38 and a robust body with 24 M3 struck volume which brings along with it the unmatched Volvo quality and reliability. (click here for more details)
Tata is also working on a slew new products in the next couple of months. The Pune truck maker is testing the new 407 and will get new features and hopefully a new diesel engine. (click here for more details)
Bajaj Auto’s commercial vehicles division is also working on a RE three wheeler which could either replace the RE600 and may be positioned above it. (click here for more details)
Bharat Benz has launched trucks and has made it loud and clear by launching trucks at aggressive prices. The company also launch LCV’s in a couple of months time.