Reflecting persistent strong order intake, DICV
decided to add a second shift at its truck plant in Oragadam near Chennai.
With the launch of the BharatBenz heavy-duty truck range in April 2017, DICV
has completed its domestic truck portfolio less than five years since the market launch.
The Asian Business Model that was introduced by Daimler Trucks last year - combining the core strengths of MFTBC (Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation) and DICV
under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA), is growing exponentially both at the operational and functional level.
He added that the Mercedes-Benz bus division has been integrated with DICV
and that after sales service for the company's buses has begun at its facilities.
Since the launch of BharatBenz a new dedicated brand for Trucks in India, DICV
has gone through an intense process of selection of the right platforms and developed a whole new Supplier network to supply high quality and reliable parts.
Besides the strong domestic standing, India serves as an important export hub: 10,000 trucks have been exported from DICVs
state-of-the-art production plant at Oragadam near Chennai since the start of the vehicle exports in June 2013.
produces and sells trucks for the Indian volume market under the brand name BharatBenz , and also produces BharatBenz and Mercedes-Benz buses from its joint manufacturing plant at Orgadam, Chennai .
As part of the first 15 export markets for DICV
under the new Asia Business Model, the Tanzanian market is a key market in Africa.
Commenting on the certification, Marc Llistosella, Managing Director & CEO, DICV
, said, "It is indeed a significant milestone in our journey of commitment to deliver quality products and services to our customers.
In another change not related to the Asian Business Model, Sanjiv Khurana, who was CFO at DICV
completes his term at DICV
and takes over as President - Remanufacturing Division, Daimler Trucks North America at Portland, Oregon, USA, effective 01 July 2013.
We have done our homework in repositioning our MFTBC operations, ramping up DICV
business, and establishing presence of the BharatBenz brand in India.
The success of DICV
built trucks, across markets shows our proficiency in manufacturing trucks in India.