This is DICV’s 12th export market since May 2013. Within Asia Business Model, DICV truck exports to Trinidad and Tobago is the first South American market.
Exclusive dealer, Diamond Motors an authorized local distributor in Trinidad and Tobago will cater to DICV truck exports here. Made in India DICV trucks are already being sold in Kenya, Sri Lanka, Zambia and Tanzania. More export markets in the region will be added.
DICV Oragadam plant manufactures Fuso heavy-duty truck range (25 – 49 tonnes:FJ, FO and FZ) and Medium-duty (9 – 16 tonnes: FA and FI). Erich Nesselhauf, Managing Director and CEO of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles says exports to Trinidad and Tobago reflects brand performance in regard to export business. Success of DICV truck exports across markets upholds proficiency in manufacturing trucks in India customised to meet varied industry requirements.
Through Daimler Trucks Asia, DICV and MFTBC have combined strengths to make the most of sales potential. DICV remains focused on Indian commercial vehicle market. BharatBenz caters to countries similar to the Indian market conditions. MFTBC takes brand business to Asian and African regions (Mitsubishi-Fuso trucks from Kawasaki plant and Fuso trucks from Oragadam).
Keen about growth potential in South America, DICV looks to establish its presence here while it continues with new market expansion, through trucks that meet customer expectations in growth markets. DICV and Fuso trucks are tested under strenuous driving conditions for maximum reliability.