L-R_Mr. Rama Rao A S, Executive VP, Sales & Marketing, Eicher Heavy Duty Trucks_ Mr. Vinod Aggarwal – MD & CEO, VECV and Mr. Siddharth Kirtane, Siddharth Kirtane_VP-Marketing - Eicher


Launches a series of initiatives, including an On-Road-Service App & On-site Support to partner Mining & Construction customers

Bengaluru: Eicher Trucks & Buses; the leading brand from VE Commercial Vehicles showcased its entire range of Heavy duty Pro series trucks for Construction & Mining at Excon 2017 – which includes the flagship Pro 8031XM tipper and Pro 8049 Tip Trailer for Construction, is pushing the limits on service levels, setting a new benchmark in Construction segment.

Speaking at the press conference held at Excon 2017, Vinod Aggarwal – MD & CEO, VE Commercial Vehicles said, “There are countless infrastructure developments taking place in India, providing significant opportunities with the government’s focus on infrastructure segment. The CV industry has picked up speed and we are sitting on the cusp of a transformation revolutionary reforms like Smart Cities Mission and Make in India, pushing demand for heavy duty trucks and tippers. We at Eicher Trucks, are fully prepared and keeping pace with supplying high productivity, higher tonnage products to partake in this growth journey of India and have the full range for catering to all the applications.”

He further added that “Our Pro 8049 Tip trailers, Pro 6037 Haulage Tippers, Pro 6025 Tippers and Pro 8031XM Tippers are solutions for the requirements of construction & mining where high performance trucks are demanded by customers.”

Eicher Trucks has an established presence across various applications in mining and construction, delivering superior Fuel Efficiency, which is the brand’s hallmark backed by unique “Fuel Coaching” that provides real time guidance to the driver to drive in the most efficient way and Eicher Live telematics that helps the customer to take informed decisions to save fuel and increase his profitability. Eicher Trucks world-class Pro range is suitable for both flat roads or gradients and long leads or short. The globally acclaimed, Volvo Group technology engines are at the heart of this range. These two state-of-the-art high performance engines – VEDX8 7.7 litre and VEDX5 5 litre engines deliver 330 HP and 210 HP respectively and are highly reliable with a high service life and have proven their mettle under tough operating conditions across a variety of applications.

Mr. Aggarwal further commented, “At Eicher, customers have always been at the center of everything we do. We understand that for customers to become prosperous their trucks need to operate continuously. We too are constantly working in that direction. We want to offer total peace of mind to our customers and facilitate their growth. It gives me immense pleasure to introduce Eicher’s new offering for construction segment – ‘Think100% Uptime’ based on our ‘’Nayi Soch’’ philosophy to create a delightful experience for our customers. It is currently available on select products and aimed to not only offer reduced downtimes, but also to maximize profitability. And we are confident because we have reliable products, offer unique life time support solutions and have intelligent technologies for superior uptime. We are also introducing a unique App – EOS App that would help customers log in emergency calls from their smart phone and also track the response of the GPS enabled EOS vans. It is almost like how you book your cab from your smart phone”

Partnering Prosperity through Total Offer
Speaking at the conference Rama Rao A S, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Eicher Heavy Duty Trucks, VECV said, “With the advancement in technology, customers are looking beyond the product to see how they can be overall profitable. It is not just what goes inside the trucks but also what surrounds it will make the difference.”
He further added, “We believe in creating and delivering value to our customers. For us at Eicher Trucks, all our offerings emerge from the customers’ needs and end with their satisfaction. In line with our philosophy of partnering throughout vehicle life time, we have host of solutions like Eicher Financial solutions, Eicher Secure Insurance, Eicher Sure used trucks, Eicher Live Telematics, Competence development for customer drivers & technicians, and Eicher Freedom and Eicher Promise comprehensive service offerings for complete peace of mind.

Through our unique container site support model and on-site service vans we are taking service to customers door step. The truck no more needs to visit a workshop for repairs; it is the workshop that visits the truck.

With our comprehensive offerings meeting today’s business challenges in transportation, we can help our customers to improve their productivity and profitability more effectively and with our newly launched offer “Think 100% Uptime” for select products in construction segment we are raising the bar on service to aim at what we call customer delight. ”

Products on display:
• Pro 6037 10×2
• Pro 8031 XM
• Pro 8049 Tip Trailer
• Pro 6025 FE
• Pro 5016

About Eicher Trucks & Buses
Eicher Trucks and Buses has the lineage of three decades of operations in India. Adopting the most professional and holistic approach to modernize the Indian trucking industry, their brand philosophy, “Go Pro”, promises to deliver best-in-class fuel efficiency, higher loading capacity, superior uptime and overall vehicle life time profitability. Eicher Trucks and Buses (ETB) is present in the LMD range with a strong presence in the 4.9T-16T truck segment and an ever increasing market share in 16T-49T heavy duty trucks segment. Eicher Pro Series buses also have a strong presence in the Light and Medium segment along with a leadership in the school bus segment.
About VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV):
VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) is a joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Limited. In operation since July 2008, the company includes the complete range of Eicher branded trucks and buses, VE Powertrain, Eicher’s components businesses as well as the sales and distribution business of Volvo trucks within India. VECV’s vision is to be recognized as the industry leader driving modernization in commercial transportation in India and the developing world.

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