Daimler Truck completes 10 years in India; goals at 100% carbon-free operations in Chennai Plant by 2025, Auto Information, Automobilnews
Mumbai: Daimler India Industrial Automobiles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, celebrated the completion of 10 profitable years of operations in India. DICV began its operations in 2012 with an intention to remodel the Indian industrial automobile trade with new benchmarks in engineering, know-how, security and luxury in BharatBenz vehicles and buses. In its first decade within the Indian market, DICV achieved home gross sales of greater than 125,000 autos, exported over 50,000 autos and greater than 200 million components to over 60 nations world wide.
Satyakam Arya, Managing Director & CEO, Daimler India Industrial Automobiles, mentioned, “Previously decade, now we have set new benchmarks within the Indian CV trade by introducing fully-built, factory-fitted truck cabins, we had been the primary CV producer to launch vehicles and buses with BSVI engines and have set excessive requirements of high quality, security and luxury out there. We have now achieved sustainable progress in our home in addition to exports companies and have a plan to speed up our foray in these two areas, within the coming years. A couple of key targets for the following decade are to attain 100% carbon neutrality in our operations by 2025, turn into a 100% paper-free group by the top of 2023, enhance power self-reliance and have a sharper deal with office variety and tradition.”
DICV has a 4000+ numerous, direct and oblique workforce throughout its plant operations in Oragadam, World Functionality Centre in Chennai and regional places of work throughout India. The corporate has created over 60,000 jobs in its ecosystem protecting sellers, suppliers and different stakeholders and has plans to boost its variety by various initiatives that can have a constructive impact on the enterprise and tradition of the group.
DICV is dedicated to sustainability in a giant method. The OEM at the moment makes use of 85% of its power from renewable sources. The corporate has already harnessed photo voltaic power for its manufacturing facility in Oragadam and has laid the muse for an extra capability of 1.3MW photo voltaic photovoltaic plant alongside its world class check observe in its sprawling 430-acre facility. DICV’s present photo voltaic power plant already has a capability of three.3MW. The OEM has already achieved 100% recycling of water and doesn’t depend upon exterior sources of water for manufacturing. DICV is working in direction of turning into 100% carbon-free by 2025.
In 2012, DICV launched BharatBenz vehicles in India. Inside a decade, model BharatBenz has established itself as a formidable contender in a extremely aggressive market within the HDT and MDT segments of the Indian industrial autos trade. BharatBenz vehicles and buses are retailed and serviced out of 275+ gross sales and repair contact factors throughout the nation.
DICV has launched the ‘Dashak Version’ of BharatBenz 1617 MDT and 5528 HDT vehicles in Fiery Crimson color and a 36-seater bus in Pearl White. Along with particular options, the ‘Dashak Version’ vehicles and bus will sport a ‘Dashak’ decal to commemorate its 10th 12 months Anniversary. The1617 Medium-duty truck (MDT), totally loaded with air-conditioning, music system and cameras, is launched for e-commerce and specific supply fleet operators for a protected and comfy expertise for shorter distances. The BharatBenz 5528 prime mover heavy responsibility truck (HDT) for lengthy haul, particularly tailor-made for metal, cement and building aggregates motion.
DICV has invested over INR 9,500 crores in its state-of-the-art inexperienced area manufacturing plant in Oragadam close to Chennai. The ability can also be dwelling to an indigenous R&D centre that caters to its Indian in addition to Daimler Truck World necessities.