Asia Motor Works (AMW), the Gujarat based commercial vehicle manufacturer has launched a new low cost heavy duty Tipper. AMW 2528 TP Tipper was also introduced at the 11th Indian Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME) 2012 being held at the Salt Lake in Kolkata from December 5th to 8th 2012.
AMW is India’s third largest manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles and have launched the new 2528 TP Tipper in India catering specially to the mining, construction and infrastructure industries. Being low in cost is an added advantage which will help the company cater to the needs of smaller construction projects in the country.
This new Tipper is a heavy duty tipper capable of a host of applications. It is fitted with a fuel efficient Cummins CRDI engine, a nine speed gearbox, and a powerful drive line enabling the Tipper to undertake heavy duty applications.
Being offered with a short wheelbase and low turning radius enables better and more efficient turning while possessing 61% gradeability means that the Tipper is best in its class in tackling steeper gradients specially where the mining industry operations are concerned. Driver’s safety and comfort features are specially adhered to in the 2528 TP which is offered with AS fitments.
Last fiscal, AMW sold 10,000 trucks, registering a staggering growth rate of 60% in the Indian truck industry. This fiscal, they are on course to sell even more trucks. Their dealership network too has improved to 120 at present. They will be adding another 12 dealerships by the end of this fiscal. For more information, scroll down.
Asia MotorWorks (AMW) is India’s third largest manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles and has achieved a unique position in India’s transportation sector through innovative engineering and customer orientation.
Rolling out its trucks in 2008, AMW has increased its presence in a competitive market place through its products and wide service network. AMW is an intrinsic part of India’s largest infrastructure and construction projects including the Golden Quadrilateral.
AMW is also the fastest growing truck brand in India with an annual volume growth of over 100% for the last three years. In addition AMW has a dominant presence in the fast growing Tipper segment. Its vehicles are the preferred choice in the mining, construction and infrastructure sectors, where they operate under very arduous road and load conditions.
The company has a widespread and growing dealer and service network across India with 123 dealerships and over 1,500 touch points. This network includes sales and service centres, authorized service outlets, mobile vans, workshops and a 24X7 helpline called ‘AMW Seva’ which ensures a rapid response to customer needs.
Wide Product Range
AMW offers trucks ranging from 16 to 49 tons and has pioneered several segments in the Indian CV market. The AMW 49 ton model created the segment and was India’s largest tractor trailer at launch. In addition, AMW also created the construction and mining segments in the Indian CV market with its range of tippers.
AMW won the prestigious ‘CV Maker of the Year Award’ 2012 by Apollo-CV Magazine. In addition, AMW won the ‘Truck of the Year’ award from NDTV in January 2008. The company also received the coveted ‘CV Innovation of the Year 2009-10’ award for its 3123 model. AMW CV Applications was given the ‘Truck Application Builder of the Year- 2010’ award for its Tranztar brand of fully built vehicles.
State of the Art Plant at Bhuj
AMW’s fully integrated manufacturing facility in Bhuj, Gujarat, has a planned capacity of 50,000 commercial vehicles per annum. It currently employs about 1,200 people and uses state of the art production processes to build world class trucks for the Indian market.