BharatBenz launches 6 new trucks, eyes growing market segments
Published On Jan 27, 2021
To address the growing needs of customers in specific tonnage segments, the company introduces new trucks in medium and heavy-duty segments that now come with new features, superior aggregates and promise greater productivity.
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the maker of BharatBenz trucks today introduces six new trucks to help its Indian customers with more choices and highly efficient truck solutions. The six new trucks unveiled today comprising the BSafe Express, the reefer truck for transportation of vaccines, 1917R, 4228R Tanker, 1015R+, 42T M-Cab, and 2828 Construction vehicle.
The continued product innovation and addressing growing customer expectations has helped the company to double its market share since April 2020. This is further complemented with an expanding network to serve its over 100,000 trucks that are running across India’s length and breadth.
Speaking on the company’s new product introduction, Satyakam Arya, MD & CEO Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said, “In today’s rapidly-changing environment, it is vital to meet the dynamic needs of society. With this in mind, we proudly introduce BharatBenz’s expanded new range with special covid-prevention features. Both new and current customers will be delighted by our updated portfolio offering the industry’s best TCO, as well as our new loyalty program designed to reward the customers for their trust placed in brand BharatBenz.”
BharatBenz’s BS6 truck and bus range is famous for offering ‘Profit Technology+’ that delivers best in class fuel efficiency, superior safety and comfort, unmatched reliability, lowest maintenance costs and connected trucks and buses.
New Trucks Eye Growing Categories
The new trucks are eyeing key growing segments where BharatBenz has gained considerable presence, the company now aims to further consolidate with a wider truck portfolio. For example, the 1917R is available in 20, 22, 24, and 31-foot load span options, which are ideal for a wide range of on-highway applications and great for freight movement for sectors like FMCG and e-commerce.
The 4228R features an innovative M cab, granting it one of the longest loading spans for fully built trucks in its class. The M Cab retains all the safety and comfort features of BharatBenz’s proven factory fitted cabin. Making an additional room for the load span to grow, this allows overall loading span of 31 ft, suitable for parcel and container applications.
Furthermore, a special variant of 4228R with a fully-built 34-kiloliter tanker has been designed with a wide range of safety features, making the vehicle a preferred choice for POL applications.
The 1015R+ stands as a classic example of BharatBenz's technological prowess. The earlier 1015R has received an upgrade in its powertrain with a stronger G85 gearbox that strengthens its reliability and gradeability.
Likewise, the popular 2828C a powerful tipper is now available with 22 cubic meter loading capacity refreshed with Covid-protection features to cater to coal transportation. It comes with the longest wheelbase in its class, making it the most stable coal carrier in the market.
Safety is Key
Keeping in mind the Covi-19 pandemic and safety of its customer & drivers, BharatBenz’s is offering a BSafe Pack that comes as standard fitment on all BharatBenz trucks at no additional cost. The pack includes infection-proof fabric seats to curtail infection transfer and curtains for physical separation between the cabin crew and the driver resting on the rear sleeper berth, and a recommended COVID Safety Kit including an N95 mask for the driver, hand sanitiser, and surface disinfectant spray. Additionally, BharatBenz can provide a Disinfection Fogging Machine and UV Sanitizer Box.