Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) the 100 percent wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG today crossed the milestone of the 20,000th locally produced trucks from its plant at Oragadam.
Only two and a half years after start of production of the first BharatBenz heavy-duty truck, the 20,000th locally produced truck, a BharatBenz 2523C tipper, has rolled off the production lines at DICVs plant in Oragadam.
About half of these 20,000 trucks have been manufactured just within 2014, highlighting the rapid growth that the production site has recently experienced.
Erich Nesselhauf, the CEO and Managing Director of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles said, "By crossing the production mark of 20,000 trucks, we achieved the next milestone of our DICV success story."
"We have transformed the Indian truck industry with our modern trucks. That's confirmed by our customers and proven by a high acceptance in the market due to excellent Quality of our products as well as best Sales and After Sales experiences."
Sven Graeble, the Head of Operations and Manufacturing Engineering at Daimler India Commercial Vehicles said, "20,000 trucks made at the Oragadam plant according to our Daimler top quality standards is something that our production team can rightly be proud of."