Investment to the tune of INR 1,000 crores are being planned by commercial vehicle maker Force Motors over the next four years. This investment will be channelized to various developments in the country which will also include a new assembly and testing plant in Tamil Nadu.
Dust has settled and title of first edition of Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge India 2014 has been awarded to Tang Eng Joo and his co-driver Tan Choon Hong from Malaysia.
Predator Special Stages of Force Gurkha RFC India 2014 which got off to a flying start on Friday at the International center Goa, Donna Paula has entered its Stage 13-18 held on the outskirts of Costi. Rains, slippery ground and poor visibility made it even more difficult for competitors as they geared up for even more challenges.
Before officially launching their Gurkha SUV, Force Motors is showcasing its potential at the 2014 Rainforest Challenge in Goa. Aiming to capture a 20% market share of the segment, Force aims to sell about 2,400 units of Gurkha SUV in the first year of launch.
Cougar Motorsports, along with title sponsors Pune based Force Motors is organising first edition of Rainforest Challenge India in Goa titled âForce Gurkha RFC India 2014â, from August 8-14. Brought to India for the first time, this challenge is open to all 4×4 users in the country and is looked upon as one of the toughest and most exigent of 4×4 challenges in the world.
Finally its official. Force Motors has confirmed that the Gurkha will be launched in September 2014. Yes, we know that they had announced the launch earlier as well. But this time they have a date of launch! First deliveries and test drives for interested customers too will begin in September at Force Motors’ exclusive Personal Vehicles Dealership.
Force Motors, with its manufacturing unit based in Pune, first entered the highly competitive SUV segment back in 2011. Back then it was introduced in presence of Amitabh Bachchan with a 2 wheel drive system. Today, the Force One has been launched with a 4×4 wheel drive system, price of which starts from at a price of INR 13.98 lakhs.
Pune based auto manufacturers, Force Motors has planned investment an amount of INR 100 crores for a new engine manufacturing and testing facility in Chengalpet, Tamil Nadu. It is from this new plant that the company will produce gearboxes and other aggregates for an international original equipment manufacturer, while they will also be assembling and testing passenger car engines at the facility.