Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a 100 percent subsidiary of Daimler AG, along with group firm Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation has officially launched FUSO trucks in Cambodia. These made in India trucks enhances the company’s presence in Southeast Asia, while initial few models have already made their way to customers in the region.
Manufactured in India at the company’s Oragadam plant and shipped to Kenya, Sri Lanka, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Brunei and Indonesia, the new DICV FUSO trucks in Cambodia are exclusively left hand drive vehicles. These trucks are produced in FJ, FO and FZ categories in the 25-49 tonne heavy duty segment while FA and FI models comprise of the 9-16 tonne segment.
These DICV FUSO trucks cater to the demands of the garment, logistic, mining and construction sector. The trucks are fuel efficient, robust and reliable and of high quality while full technical support and supply of spares will be managed by DICV distributor RMA Cambodia.
Production operations are carried out at the company plant in Oragadam, Chennai which is spread over an area of 400 acres. DICV has invested an amount of INR 4,400 crores in this manufacturing unit while an additional INR 425 crores have been invested last month when the new bus plant was inaugurated.