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Daimler rolls out 100,000th vehicle from Tamil Nadu factory

PTI | Updated on: 06 Sep 2018, 05:42:44 PM
Daimler rolls out 100,000th vehicle from TN factory (Photo:Twitter)


Chennai-based commercial vehicle maker Daimler Thursday rolled out the 100,000th vehicle from its Oragadam  manufacturing facility. Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV)which is the 100 per cent Indian subsidiary of the Daimler AG, Germany, had started production from the facility in 2012 and rolled out the first BharatBenz rigid heavy-duty trucks in June that year.

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 "The 1,00,000th vehicles illustrate the unprecedented ramp-up of our operations since 2012. We are proud to have reached another important milestone on our sustainable growth path in India," said Erich Nesselhauf, managing director and chief executive officer, DICV.
The Oragadam facility near Chennai manufacture nine to 49 tonne trucks besides buses and coaches under the brand name BharatBenz buses and Mercedes-Benz caches in the domestic market.

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First Published : 06 Sep 2018, 05:16:18 PM