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 […]

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. […]

German Presidential visits DICV’s Oragadam plant

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has visited the manufacturing plant of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) in Oragadam near Chennai, India. DICV Managing Director & CEO Erich Nesselhauf and his team gave the delegation an insight into the truck production and the company’s vocational training programs inspired by the German model. Daimler’s wholly-owned subsidiary DICV has […]

Daimler India honours suppliers

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) held its annual Supplier Meet with a focus on Technology, Safety, and Environment in Chennai. The eighth edition of the event saw participation of more than 500 top representatives of company’s tier-1 suppliers. For the third time, DICV also honoured the best of the best – suppliers that have provided […]