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Press Release | November, 2021


  • 315 Eicher Trucks in operation
  • New order for 130 BSVI compliant Eicher Tippers and Trucks from Hyderabad-based infrastructure major KNR CONSTRUCTIONS LIMITED
  • Strengthening bond between two leaders in construction & infra segment

Nov 10th, 2021, New Delhi: Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, today completed the 315th vehicle delivery to KNR CONSTRUCTIONS LIMITED. The company bagged a massive order of 130 vehicles from the Hyderabad-based infrastructure major. The vehicles have been commissioned in prestigious mega NHAI Expressway Projects across South India.

Recognizing this momentous occasion, Gagandeep Singh Gandhok, Senior Vice President – HD Trucks Business, VE Commercial Vehicles said, “Our association with KNR Constructions Ltd. began about 5 years ago, and in this short span of time we have jointly worked to deliver the 315th BSVI vehicle for their various infrastructure projects. Their faith and confidence on Eicher vehicles is a great delight for us at VE Commercial Vehicles.”

“This order is a further testament to our strong product portfolio, especially tailor made for the niche infrastructural segment. For instance, our industry-leading Pro Series Tippers stand testament for our competitiveness, product strength and capabilities to deliver the highest levels of productivity. We are very positive that this partnership will help us in furthering our foothold in this demanding application.”

On the partnership, Shri K Narasimha Reddy, Founder & MD, KNRCL said, “In our fleet of 1000+ tippers, Eicher constitute of good 33% share i.e. 300+ vehicles. Eicher team supported us well in both the prestigious lift irrigation projects of Kaneswaran & Palamuru Rangareddy. Continuing this trust, we are happy to partner with VE Commercial Vehicles again and add 130+ Eicher tippers in our fleet for our new road construction projects in Tamilnadu, Karnataka & Kerala. These projects will boost Infra development in southern India. With the prowess of our partners like VECV, we are confident that we shall complete these projects within the timelines.”

Alongside, the two partners have adopted the Site Support Model mastered by Volvo Trucks (which are exclusively distributed and serviced in India by VECV), which has completely relieved KNR Constructions Ltd of the hassle of maintenance. The professional on-site team at Eicher is fully geared with tools, parts and equipment to deliver uptime of tippers and includes all scheduled maintenance and breakdown repairs. All new BS VI compliant Eicher trucks and buses are connected by state-of-the-art telematics to the first-in-India Eicher Uptime Centre that monitors each vehicles performance in real time.

Eicher has a wide range of trucks tailor-made for heavy duty construction requirements. The 6028T is built on proven Pro 6000 platform. Developed on Eicher’s latest innovative BSVI solution, EUTECH 6 and powered with a robust and reliable VEDX8 engines, Pro 6028T tippers deliver a power of 260HP @2200 rpm and a peak torque of 1000Nm @1000-1700 rpm. With best in class power to weight and torque to weight ratios, superior gradeability these tippers are designed to operate in tough and challenging applications. Intelligent features like Fuel Coaching, IDIS (intelligent driver information system), Cruise Control further add to higher productivity and enhanced fuel efficiency, thereby adding value to customer’s business.

About VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV):

VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) is a joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Limited. In operation since July 2008, the company includes the complete range of Eicher branded trucks and buses, exclusive distribution of Volvo Trucks in India, engine manufacturing and exports for Volvo Group, nonautomotive engines and Eicher component business. A multi-brand, multi-division company, backed by innovative products & services, VECV today, is recognised as an industry leader for modernizing commercial transportation in India and developing world.

For more information please visit our website:
www.vecv.in www.eichertrucksandbuses.com
For further information, please contact:
Samanvay Sinha
DGM, Brand & Corporate Communications, VECV
Laveena Vohra