Daimler Celebrates 25,000 Vehicles Export Milestone [Sep 23, 2019]
Daimler Celebrates 25,000 Vehicles Export Milestone
Having started the export business in 2013, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has now produced a remarkable 25,000 export units. The milestone truck, a FUSO FJ 1823R was recently shipped to Saudi Arabia. The plant in Oragadam near Chennai is an integral part of Daimler’s global production network for trucks and buses. In fact, it is the only Daimler location worldwide that produces engines, transmissions, trucks and buses for four brands – BharatBenz, FUSO, Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner. DICV currently supplies vehicles produced in India to 50 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia: Chile, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Rwanda, Ghana and Egypt to name a few.
About DICV: The leader in the world truck market
2018 was a record year for Daimler Trucks. Sales, revenues and operating profit all rose year over the prior year to reach new historical records. And DICV is equally optimistic for 2019! Sales should continue to climb . Daimler Trucks is thus well-positioned for the road ahead.
Around the world DICV is continuously optimizing its productivity with global platforms. And in all regions it offers its customers leading products that it continuously improves. In North America, for example, it is launching new Freightliner Cascadia this year; in Europe its new Mercedes-Benz Actros is being delivered to customers; and in Japan it is equipping FUSO Super Great with new assistance systems.
These new trucks are real high-tech heavyweights. In them are many innovations it will use to shape the future of logistics.