Gurgaon: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, today announced the delivery milestone of 2,000 BharatBenz trucks by its Gurgaon based Dealership – Dhingra Trucking in less than 24 months from inception. The 3S (Sales, Service & Spare) dealership caters to Delhi NCR and Haryana region offering customers a holistic trucking experience. The increasing customer base in the region and growing sales is testimony to the overall efficiency, safety and low Total-cost of ownership of BharatBenz trucks.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Erich Nesselhauf, Managing Director and CEO, DICV said, “BharatBenz
is synonymous with quality, power and efficiency and has become a standard for truckers who value
performance and commitment. The delivery milestone of two thousand trucks by Dhingra Trucking in less
than 24 months highlights the relevance of our products in the market.”
“The team at Dhingra trucking offers an unparalleled customer experience and shares our commitment to
transform the Indian CV industry with a solution oriented approach. Together we are committed to make
modern trucking a reality.” continued Mr. Nesselhauf.
Mr.Mandeep Dhingra Managing Director – Dhingra Trucking, said “BharatBenz products offer great
return on investment for our customers in terms of low Total Cost of Ownership, great mileage and most
importantly- dependable and consistent performance. We thank our customers for the overwhelming
confidence shown in BharatBenz products, and reinforcing what we believe from the core of our heartefficiency
Dhingra Trucking with its state of the art showroom, professionally trained manpower & fully-equipped high
tech workshop offers focused sales consulting and thorough after sales support ensuring that BharatBenz
customers receive all the attention under one roof.
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) is a 100% subsidiary of Daimler AG,
Stuttgart, Germany. DICV is a fully fledged commercial vehicle player in the Indian market. It currently produces and sells
above 9 to 49 tonne trucks for the Indian volume market, under the brand name – BharatBenz. BharatBenz stands for Indian
engineering with German DNA. Under its bus division, the company will produce and sell BharatBenz buses and MercedesBenz
buses from its manufacturing plant at Orgadam. Bharat-Benz products have been engineered to serve all major customer
segments with a focus on total-cost-of ownership, safety, reliability and comfort.
Under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia, DICV and MFTBC (Mitsubishi Trucks and Bus corporation) are optimizing research
activities, product development and sourcing. The DICV built FUSO trucks from Oragadam are exported to markets in South
East Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
The state-of-the-art production plant at Oragadam, near Chennai, spreads over 400 acres (160 hectares). It includes a modern
test track designed to simulate Indian conditions – making it one of its kind in Asia. DICV has made an initial investment of
4,400cr and additional 425cr for the bus plant facility (approximately €750 million). Sustainability being a core of Daimler’s
corporate culture, DICV will focus on creating efficient, reliable and ecologically friendly products.