India made trucks from BharatBenz revealed in Germany

India made trucks from Bharat Benz revealed in Germany (1)

As the 65th IAA International Motor Show is being held from September 25-October 2, 2014 at the Hannover Exhibition Grounds, made in India BharatBenz 3143 Concept and Fuso FJ 2528R are on display at the Daimler stalls.

India made trucks from Bharat Benz revealed in Germany (1)BharatBenz 3143 Concept and the Fuso FJ 2528 R, both made in India and are seen based on the Mercedes-Benz’s Axor HDT platform. Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has announced that Bharat Benz 3143 will be made in India and launched in the country during the second half of 2015. The truck is directed at the deep mining sector and is powered by a 12 liter inline six cylinder diesel engine offering hefty power outputs of 430 hp. The truck will have a gross vehicle weight of 48 tonnes and will be the strongest local truck in the country once it is launched.

Promising value proposition and high returns on investments, BharatBenz 3143 is ideally suited for the demands of the mining industry in the country and will be positioned on a short wheel base so as to cater to mining regulations in the country. Capable of carrying loads upto 48 tonnes, the truck is fitted with state of the art equipment and operator controls so as to adhere to Indian operating conditions.

Fuso FJ 2528R LHD is also made in India. This left hand drive truck meets Euro V emission standards and is being developed for both Asian and African markets. The truck, displayed at the IAA show in Hannover was seen with a 6×2 rigid application. It sits on a wheelbase measuring 4500mm while it possesses gross vehicle weight of 25 tonnes. Fuso FJ 2528R is specially designed to cater to the needs of export markets of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles while the company wishes to gain access to wider market such as Middle East, ASEAN and Latin America.

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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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