Daimler India starts BS-VI powertrain production

The first BS-VI heavy-duty powertrain from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has been rolled out from the Oragadam plant, two-and-half years after the introduction of BS-IV. DICV’s start of production comes not only before the government’s April 2020 BS-VI transition deadline, but also ahead of their own internal schedule. In 2017, DICV joined a global partnership […]

BharatBenz receives first BS-VI Certificate

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has received its BS-VI readiness certification – a pioneer in the industry with its SCR technology, from ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) for its 5528TT. The BharatBenz 5528TT, the maximum GVW in its category is targeted at applications like cement, bulkers, steel coils, tankers and other heavy load transportation. The trucks are powered by its […]

BharatBenz’s first vehicle crosses 10 lakh km milestone

BharatBenz has reached another milestone as the brand’s first vehicle crossed the mark of 10 lakh kilometres – with the original engine and transmission. The heavy-duty truck has been showcased to operators and truckers across India, touring with a convoy that completed a pan-Indian yatra of 10,000 kilometres over 40 days. Rajaram Krishnamurthy, Vice President […]

DICV crosses 1,00,000 unit landmark in six years

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has reached another important milestone as it crossed the mark of 1,00,000 vehicles rolled out from its manufacturing plant at Oragadam near Chennai. It is the only location worldwide which produces engines, transmissions, trucks and buses at the same site catering to four brands – BharatBenz, FUSO, Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner. […]