Medium-duty Bharat Benz trucks launched

Bengaluru, March 2 (IANS) German commercial vehicle manufacturer Daimler’s Indian subsidiary Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) on Wednesday launched a new generation of four new Bharat Benz medium-duty trucks.

The four new Bharat Benz MD IN-POWER models are 914R, 1214R, 1617R and 1217C.

“With the boom in e-commerce, express cargo and transport business is set to see a good growth and with our new Bharat Benz MDT range of technologically enhanced products, we are set to dominate the growing market,” said DICV vice president Sominder Singh.

Multi Drive Mode (MDM) allows drivers to optimise engine settings for urban or highway trucking. It is the most prominent new feature in the new MD IN-POWER range of trucks, according to the company.

Other standout features include payload advantage, improved fuel efficiency, higher service intervals, radial/radial tubeless tyres and enhanced feature-loaded driving comfort.

The new vehicles are compliant to Bharat Stage-III (BS-III) and BS-IV emissions norms and Euro-V ready.

DICV is a 100 percent subsidiary of Daimler AG and produces trucks in the Indian market under the brand name Bharat Benz between the capacities of nine to 49 tonnes.

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