Volvo Eicher Pro 6000 Series trucks India launch
New gen Eicher Pro 6000 Series truck production are a combined effort of Volvo Group and Eicher. The models guarantee higher returns on investment owing to enhanced fuel efficiency, added productivity, better driver comforts and state of the art maintenance and intelligence systems. New Eicher pro 600 Series range includes Eicher Pro 6031 and Eicher Pro 6025 haulage trucks, and Eicher 6025 tipper trucks, each of which cater to heavy duty commercial vehicle market demands.
Eicher Pro 6031 and 6025 haulage trucks are of 32 tonne and 25 tonne capacities, respectively. 6025 tipper is of 25 tonne capacity. The haulage trucks are powered by VEDX5 5 litre, four cylinder, four valve turbocharged diesel engines offering 213 Hp peak power at 2,200 rpm and 825 Nm torque at 1,200-1,600 rpm mated to a 6 speed manual transmission. Eicher 6025 tipper is powered by a VEDX8 7.7 liter six cylinder, four valve turbocharged diesel engine capable of 223 PS peak power at 2,200 rpm and 850 Nm torque at 1,100-1,700 rpm mated to a 9 speed manual transmission.
New Eicher Pro 6000 Series models sport an ergonomic driver cabin with on-board features that include a curved dashboard, tilt and telescopic steering facilities and driver seat which can be adjustable in 6 ways. Safety features abound on the Eicher Pro 600 Series with cruise control, intelligent driver information center and multiple storage spaces. Capable of meeting the demanding requirements of long distance haulage for distribution, construction, industrial cargo and also for transport of courier and perishable goods, the heavy duty trucks deliver superior productivity, best in class fuel efficiency and high driver efficiency.
Volvo Group’s new gen Engine Management System (EMS 3.0) manages VEDX5 engine functionality. Eicher Pro 6000 Series uses telematics (EIcher Live), fuel coaching, and cruise control. On board diagnostics systems ensures proactive truck maintenance for improved uptime. Fault indicators function via visual signals, messages and alarms.
Philippe Divry, Senior Vice President, Volvo group and VECV board member says both company’s work to enrich the Indian commercial vehicle industry. Eicher Pro 6000 series is testimony to its progressive approach to Indian trucking by combining modern tech and frugal cost expertise. The launch further strengthens its strategy to expand in Asia and other growth markets.
Vinod Aggarwal, Chief Executive Officer, VE Commercial Vehicles Limited says Eicher Pro 6000 Series anchors company goals towards being a strong player in the commercial vehicle industry, especially in the heavy duty segment.