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Volvo Trucks India deliveries cross 10,000 units

Volvo Trucks India 10,000th delivery

Swedish CV major Volvo became the first premium truck maker to cross delivery milestone of 10,000 units in India. It accomplished the feat in 17 years.

Since the delivery for first vehicle in India back in 1998, Volvo Trucks has created a strong market for itself in deep mining and over dimensional cargo transportation sectors. The brand was the first to introduce fully air conditioned, crash tested cabin in Indian truck segment and established driver training centre.

Volvo Trucks India 10,000th delivery

Volvo Trucks India’s 10th truck is a FMX 8×4 mining tipper with i-Shift AMT.

The 10,000th truck is a tech laden Volvo FMX 440 8×4 I-Shift tipper which was delivered to Volvo Trucks India‘ longstanding customer Mahalaxmi Infracontracts Pvt Ltd. The infrastructure company has a fleet of over 350 Volvo trucks.

Moving forward, Volvo Trucks India is bullish about its growth prospects in the light of various infrastructure projects announced by government, coal block auctions and lifting of iron ore mining ban in several states.

Volvo Trucks India crosses 10,000 deliveries

Pierre Jean Verge Salamon (right) , President, Volvo Group Truck Sales India and Rama Rao A S, Senior Vice President, Sales Marketing and Aftermarket, Volvo Trucks, VECV at the ceremony.

Volvo’s association with Eicher which started in July 2008, has been extremely productive for both entities. As of now, the premium truck maker operates 150 touch points across the country. In the Indian premium heavy duty truck segment, Volvo commands an impressive market share of 60%. Primary rivals, especially in the deep mining sector, include Mercedes-Benz and Scania.

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Volvo Trucks India’s model lineup includes FMX range of tippers and dump trucks, FM/FH series of tractors and FM rigid trucks for special applications such as fire tenders, concrete mixers, etc.

Volvo Trucks India 10,000th delivery – Press Release


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Sagar Patel

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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