Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Associate Trainees complete vocational training in Assembly Techniques
Chennai: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd (DICV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, today announced that 41 Associate Trainees successfully completed their vocational training in Assembly Techniques. Presiding over the convocation were Mr. Erich Nesselhauf, Managing Director and CEO, DICV, Dr.K.Visalakshi, State Project Co-ordinatorSPCU, Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) and Dr. B. Giriraj, Principal, PSG Polytechnic, Coimbatore.
This Dual system learning approach involves a knowledge provider - PSG polytechnic and skill set training provider - DICV. The two year course based on German Dual Vocational Education System provides theoretical knowledge as well as practical technical training. This dual system helps in providing a holistic approach towards training and development to trainees. Key skills which were taught during the term are problem solving skills, professional skills, methodological skills, social and communication skills. This allows employees to be real problem solvers on the line.
With the constant expansion of industry, the influx of new technologies, the increasing focus on Quality & Reliability, the importance of proper training cannot be undermined. DICV, in its efforts to provide the Indian Trucker 'a whole new trucking experience', lays a strong emphasis on training to ensure that it delivers on its promise of Quality & Reliability which is built by highly skilled personnel.
Speaking on the new development, Mr. Erich Nesselhauf, Managing Director and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles said, “We are here to transform the CV industry, with the usage of more modern technology. To handle the changing technologies in the segment we need to have the best skilled work force. DICV is committed to training and development of its employees. The success of our BharatBenz products is not only due to the state-of-the-art production line but with a combination of the best workforce qualification, performance and willingness for continuous learning.”
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 Mercedes-Benz 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.
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