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BharatBenz 3143 displayed among 11 construction and mining trucks at Excon 2015

BharatBenz at EXCON 2015

BharatBenz displays a total of 11 trucks from its construction and mining range besides India’s first indigenized mining truck 3143 at Excon 2015.

Excon 2015, the largest construction equipment exhibition being held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru is based on the theme ‘Make in India’. While a host of Indian and global exhibitors are displaying their products, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd (DICV), through its exclusive brand BharatBenz, has 11 construction and mining trucks on display.

India’s first indigenized mining truck BharatBenz 3143 is also being displayed. This truck is fitted with an OM 457 Mercedes Benz engine with 12 liter capacity and 6 cylinders offering 430 hp peak power. BharatBenz 3143 is offered in two variants of 19.5Cu.M rock body and 32Cu.M coal carrier.

BharatBenz at EXCON 2015

BharatBenz 3143 is a high powered but cost efficient mining truck capable of tacking the most challenging of terrains and highly efficient in deep mining operations. Its ability to manage higher payloads and better fuel efficiency besides lower maintenance costs sets it apart while a large percentage of localization allows for easy available of spares.

DICV has seen sales touch a high of 30,000 units since launch of BharatBenz vehicles in September 2012. India made trucks are exported by the company under the FUSO brand to over 17 global markets which the company wishes to increase to 30 markets by 2018. DICV is also planning to launch BharatBenz vehicles in Nepal in the first quarter of 2016.


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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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