BharatBenz exports over 9000 vehicles in 2021
Modified On Jan 17, 2022 12:53 PM
The total export comprising fully-built vehicles, CKDs and parts to over 60 markets worldwide doubles compared to last year.
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the maker of BharatBenz trucks continues to leverage its Indian manufacturing capabilities as a strong export hub. In the calendar year 2021, the company has set another record by exporting over 9000 commercial vehicles.
With this, the company crosses new milestones including 45,000 vehicles, 9000 CKD kits and 200 million parts exported. DICV is the only Daimler Truck location worldwide that produces engines, transmissions, trucks and buses at the same site under four brands – BharatBenz, FUSO, Mercedes-Benz, and Freightliner
India Export Hub
India is a key hub for Daimler Trucks, with DICV serving not only growing domestic demand, but also more than 60 export destinations across the globe including markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
According to BharatBenz, international business is one of DICV’s key strategic pillars for long-term growth. With the help of around 400 local suppliers, the company combine cost-efficient production mechanisms with the latest technological innovations to manufacture sustainable and reliable products.
Speaking on the company’s superior performance, Satyakam Arya, managing director and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said, “It is a momentous occasion for us at DICV and a great testimony to the trust our customers worldwide have in our locally-made products. Despite the ongoing challenges presented by the pandemic and its effect on logistics, we continue to foster a global presence with exports of ‘Made in India’ products.”
“We are proud to be a shining example of ‘Make in India’, building India’s export footprint around the globe and establishing India as an international hub of manufacturing operations. With increasing recognition and experience all over the world, we expect our international business to grow even further”, elaborated Arya.
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, Germany, and operating under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia is a full-fledged commercial vehicle player in India with a brand dedicated to its home market: BharatBenz.
Daimler Trucks’ brands of FUSO, MercedesBenz, and Freightliner. Products and parts are exported to more than 60 markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.