- Our Businesses
Operational since July 2008, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. (VECV) comprises of five business verticals – Eicher Trucks and Buses, Volvo Trucks India, Eicher Engineering Components, VE Powertrain and VECV Engine Business. VECV includes the complete range of Eicher's commercial vehicles, components and engineering design businesses, as well as the sales and distribution of Volvo trucks. Each of its business units is already well-established and backed by a sizable customer base.
EICHER TRUCKS AND BUSES
Eicher Trucks and Buses has the lineage of three decades of operations in India. Adopting the most professional and holistic approach to modernize the Indian trucking industry, Eicher promises to deliver best in-class fuel efficiency, higher loading capacity, superior uptime and overall vehicle lifetime profitability. Eicher Trucks and Buses (ETB) is present in the LMD range with a strong presence in the 4.9T-16T truck segment, an ever-increasing market share in 19T-55T heavy duty trucks segment and market leadership in the school bus segment. In 2020, Eicher unveiled its entire BS VI range of trucks and buses across 4.9- 55T tagged with Eicher’s innovative BS VI solution - EUTECH6 and also became the first CV player to offer 100% connected product range.
VOLVO TRUCKS INDIA
Volvo Trucks provides complete transport solutions for demanding customers, offering a full range of heavy duty trucks. Volvo Trucks started its operation in India in year 1998. Over the years, we have created many firsts in the industry, which included innovative product platforms, unique aftermarket solutions and competence development programs that set new standards and created benchmarks in the industry. Our focus has always been to offer transport solutions that meet the changing needs of customers to drive progress. In this short span, we became the leader in India in the high performance mining and ODC business. Till date we have delivered over 18,000 Heavy duty trucks, maintained the No.1 brand position in the premium market segment, facilitate 40% of coal production and have trained over 120,000 drivers in India. Volvo´s work is based on the core values quality, safety and environmental care.
VOLVO BUSES INDIA
Volvo is synonymous with a premium bus travel experience delivering truly world class levels of safety, comfort and performance. Every day, over one million people travel on Volvo’s premium range of intercity and tourist coaches and city buses in India. Since 2001, Volvo Buses has partnered with leading bus operators, cities and State Transport Undertakings (STUs) to create a strong position in the Indian bus market, having redefined bus travel with the introduction of rear-engined air-conditioned buses built on true bus chassis. Today, Volvo is a ticket brand for passengers, with many customers operating special Volvo only bus services. Volvo has continued to lead the bus industry with many firsts, like the introduction of low entry city buses, multi-axle coaches, hybrid city buses and India’s first world class Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system.
EICHER ENGINEERING COMPONENTS
Eicher Engineering Components (EEC) is one leading Transmission, Aggregate and Component Business of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited. EEC came into existence in 1992 in a take-over of a Unit in Mumbai which was the first commercial gear manufacturing facility in India in the auto-ancillary sector. In the ensuing years, EEC has grown from strength to strength and is one of the leading Transmission, Engine and Axle components and aggregates manufacturers in India. EEC has customers across the globe and is strategic supplier to large OEMs like Volvo, Caterpillar, John Deere, Mahindra etc besides meeting the captive requirements of Eicher Trucks and Royal Enfield.
VE Powertrain is the engine hub of VECV that started operations in India in 2013 and caters to the engine requirements of Volvo Group across Europe and Asia. VE Powertrain(VEPT) is technologically the most advanced engine manufacturing plant in India where commercial production and is spread across over 10 acres. VEPT is a global hub for meeting the medium-duty automotive engine requirements of Volvo Group globally for five- and eight-litre engines. The base engines for Euro VI requirement of Volvo Group are being supplied to their plant in over 41 countries including Venissieux, France. With this plant, VECV had more than 7 years of experience in manufacturing and supplying base engines for Euro VI requirements to the Volvo Group. VECV has incorporated all the learnings in the development process of BS VI engines in India. Further, BS VI development is also completed and VEPT is ready to cater to new BS VI emission norms in India.
VECV Engine Business
EICHER Branded Engines are characterized by performance, high reliability, fuel efficiency, and robustness. Built for versatile applications, their low weight, compact designs, easy installation and customized packaging options make them perfect for numerous machine and equipment applications in a variety of industries.